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More happy divers at Borneo Dream

open water divers

New open water divers

Another busy weekend at Borneo Dream in Kota Kinabalu with all kinds of courses and leisure diving going on.  We’ve had Bubble Makers, Discover Scuba Dives, Open Water Students, Advanced Courses, all sorts going on.


Bubble makers are designed for children 8 years and upwards and is a one day experience for those too young to achieve their dive license.  Yesterday we had Charline and Lilou from France with instructor Bobby looking for Nemo :-)

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Just completed Open Water Dive 4

Discover Scuba Dives are try dives for those who want to experience being weightless underwater and exploring the underwater world without having to commit to the full 3 day Open Water Course.  It is however essentially the first section of the PADI Open Water Course.  Nau and Yuki from Japan joined us on Saturday to complete their first Discover Scuba Diving experience, both were naturals underwater!  And on Sunday we had Ma Lok Sang and Cheng Mei Lin.  Lots of fun had by everyone.

First day of Open Water Course

We’ve had a boat full of students from across China too.  A big congratulations to Su Yuan and Xu Yibo who are now freshly certified Open Water Divers thanks to Eugene’s guidance and the hard work finally paid off for Yi Yang and her group all managing to become Scuba Divers.

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Happy to be a Scuba Diver

A big well done for everybody plus good luck to Misol’s group who just started yesterday!

Then we’ve had Elliot completing his Advanced Open Water with Ian completing peak performance buoyancy, navigation, deep, multi-level and search and recovery adventure dives.

 

If you would like more information about any of our dive courses then you can send us an email at Borneo Dream.  We have PADI courses running every month on a regular basis. Borneo Dream – providing personalised, high quality and safe PADI dive course experiences in KK, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia.

Camp Borneo Students Learn to Dive on Expedition to Sabah, Borneo

Fun Learning to Dive with Borneo Dream

Fun Learning to Dive with Borneo Dream

Camp Borneo Students Learn to Dive with Borneo Dream on Expedition to Sabah, Borneo

We had a group of Camp Borneo gappers join Borneo Dream in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah to learn to dive via the PADI Open Water Diver Course as part of their Camp Borneo expedition.

Camp Borneo Team Photo

Camp Borneo Team Photo

The gappers were spending between one – three months in Sabah as part of their Borneo Expedition with Camps International. Alongside spending time at the other camps Camp Borneo have in Sabah they also decided they wanted to learn to dive as part of their adventure.

The Camp Borneo gappers enjoyed three days of scuba diving in Tunku Andul Rahman Marine Park and it looks like they had lots of fun! Congrats guys on becoming certified PADI Open Water Divers! We hope this gives you more happy memories from your Camp Borneo expedition to Sabah, Borneo :)

Surface Interval Craziness with Camp Borneo Gappers

Surface Interval Craziness with Camp Borneo Gappers

If you would like to come scuba diving Borneo Dream during your holiday in Sabah then just contact the Borneo Dream Team. We’ll do our best to help you experience the wonderful tropical underwater world on the doorstep of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

PADI Open Water Diver Course Promotion – Limited Places Left!

PADI Courses in Sabah

PADI Courses in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

PADI Open Water Diver Course Promotion with Borneo Dream in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah – Limited Places Left!

Borneo Dream is a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre based on Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. We focus on providing visitors to Kota Kinabalu with easy access to high quality, personalised and safe PADI dive courses and leisure diving trips. Think nice dive boats, small groups per PADI Instructor, choose lunch from an a la carte menu, towels provided after your dive…..And you’ll have lots of fun too!

Diving in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

Diving in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

To help more of you learn to dive, and have access to the same quality Borneo Dream diving experience, we have a special promotional price for limited places left on full PADI Open Water Diver courses we have scheduled over the next couple of weeks. Our published price for the full PADI OW course is RM1195 per person plus RM60 Sabah Parks Diving Permit (based on two persons completing the same course). For the following scheduled courses we are offering a special price of RM999 (including Dive permit) per person:

  • 1 place on a PADI Open Water Diver Course from 1st – 3rd March 2013 (with pre-study completed in advance)
  • 1 place on a  PADI Open Water Diver Course from 4th – 6th March 2013 (with pre-study completed in advance)

If you would like to join one of the courses, or learn to dive with Borneo Dream in the future, please contact the Borneo Dream team. We’ll be there to help make arranging your diving trip / PADI course easy :)

 

5* Stay & Dive Packages at the Sutera Harbour Resort in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Scuba Diving in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

Scuba Diving in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

5* Stay & Dive Packages at the Sutera Harbour Resort in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

We have designed a choice of two 6D5N Dive & Stay packages – ‘Learn to Dive’ & ‘Leisure Diving’ – at the 5 Star Pacific Sutera Hotel located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo. Here you can enjoy the wide range of facilities the Sutera Harbour Resort and and experience a high quality scuba diving experience with the Borneo Dream team.

Choose from scuba diving (for certified divers) or learning to dive via the PADI Open Water Diver Course during the day whilst staying at the 5 Star Pacific Sutera Hotel, part of Sutera Harbour Resort. Sutera Harbour Resort has its own PADI Dive Centre – the Sutera Harbour Dive Resort – and this is operated by ourselves, Borneo Dream. The PADI Dive Resort is located on the Marina Boardwalk and is a 5 minute walk from your Resort room. So you can board our diving boats at the Sutera Marina, a 5 minute stroll from your room at the Pacific Sutera Hotel.

Learn to Dive

Learn to Dive in Kota Kinabalu

The Sutera Harbour Resort has Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park on its doorstep, a 15 – 30 minute boat transfer from the Sutera Marina. In the Marine Park you can go diving in the tropical waters of the South China Sea. Sabah is located in the Coral Triangle, home to some of the most diverse marine life in the world. During your dives along pretty coral reefs you typically can see Clown Fish, Puffer Fish, Barracuda, Yellow Snappers, Fusiliers, Parrot Fish, Nudibranches, Shrimps, Pipefish, Lion Fish, Stone Fish and we often have Turtle encounters.

We are pleased to offer the following promotional package prices for booking your 5* dive and stay package with Borneo Dream (based on 2 persons booking the same package together).

  • 5* Learn to Dive in Style (off peak) = RM2650 per person, based upon twin share
  • 5* Leisure Diving in Style (off peak) = RM2250 per person, based upon twin share

These package prices are applicable until 31st March 2013. You can get full information about the 6D5N package itinerary, inclusions and exclusions on our web site.

For further information, or help making a reservation, just contact the Borneo Dream team.

Camp Borneo Students go diving in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Camp Borneo Gappers

Camp Borneo Gappers

Camp Borneo Students go diving in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Camp Borneo is runs a range of Borneo Expeditions in Sabah for Camps International School clients and gappers. Whilst the School groups visiting Camp Mantanani can choose to complete the PADI Open Water Course, or PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course, with Borneo Dream during their stay on Pulau Mantanani, the gappers can choose to add on some scuba diving from Kota Kinabalu during their Borneo expedition.

Leisure diving in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

Leisure diving in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

We have welcomed many Camp Borneo gappers this year so far – whether it be learning to dive, continued PADI diver education or leisure diving in nearby Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park located just in front of Kota Kinabalu. Scuba diving is a perfect compliment to the Gappers time spent across the various Camp Borneo Camps where they go trekking, take part in community initiatives, help with the building of the Sun Bear centre near Sepilok and lots more.

Camp Borneo Gappers diving in TARP

Camp Borneo Gappers diving in TARP

You can see some photos take during a PADI Open Water Diver course in September and leisure diving trips in August.

We look forward to welcoming more Camp Borneo Gappers to the tropical waters of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah for their diving adventure!