PADI Open Water Diver

PADI Open Water Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah with Borneo Dream

The world's most famous Scuba Diving Course! Thinking of learning to dive during your holiday in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah? Then choose the PADI Open Water Diver Course with Borneo Dream. The PADI Open Water (OW) Diver course is available to those aged 15 years and above. If you are between 10 - 14 years then you can complete the PADI Junior Open Water Diver course instead.

Take your first step in learning to dive in the tropical waters of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, Kota Kinabalu - we can not think of a better place for you to learn to dive!

PADI Open Water Diver Course, Kota Kinabalu with Borneo Dream

The full PADI Open Water Diver Course with Borneo Dream in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah takes 3.5 days to complete (0.5 days for the required pre-study, 3 days on our boat diving). During your PADI Open Water Diver course you will complete five (5) confined water skill sessions, some small water stamina tests and four (4) ocean dives to a maximum of 18m. Go diving along pretty reefs and see a wide variety of marine life (including Nemo!). You'll also practice some of the diving skills you learned during the skill sessions.

PADI Open Water Diver Course, Learn to dive in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia with Borneo Dream

For your PADI Open Water Diver course you need to complete the study phases before you start the pool / ocean sessions. If you are interested in completing the study phase prior to reaching Kota Kinabalu, Sabah then choose the PADI Open Water Diver referral option or PADI e-Learning - with these options you can just focus on just enjoying the diving whilst on holiday!

At Borneo Dream we focus on delivering high quality, safe and fun scuba diving experiences - when completing the PADI Open Water Diver Course with the Dream Team you can expect the best diving experience in Kota Kinabalu:

  • Enjoy boat transfers on our spacious, well equipped and comfortable diving boats.
  • We have small ratios of students / divers per PADI Instructor (providing highly personalised attention and service).
  • We only use qualified, 'teaching status' friendly Dive Professionals and qualified Skippers.
  • We only use well maintained, fully functioning, high quality dive gear
  • We can provide PADI course instruction in English, Mandarin, Cantonese or Berhasa Malay

So what are you waiting for? Learning to scuba dive, through the PADI Open Water Diver course has never been so enticing!

Not sure? Still have some more questions about your PADI Open Water Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia? Then contact Borneo Dream and ask away I'm sure we can help, with our many years of experience we can always find a way to make your holiday memorable for the all the right reasons.

MYR 310.00 (Including tax)  

The PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience is a wonderful way to experience scuba diving for the first time. This one day try dive with Borneo Dream includes a diving skills training session and two dives. You'll have the chance, under the guidance of our experienced PADI Instructors, to go scuba diving in the tropical, warm waters of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and see an amazing array of colourful marine life including a Turtle if we're lucky!


MYR 945.00 (Including tax)  
PADI Scuba Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu Want to learn to dive but only have 2 days? Then the PADI Scuba Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu is one for you. The PADI Scuba Diver course involves pre-study and two days on our boat during which you will complete confined water skill sessions, two open...

MYR 1,265.00 (Including tax)  

The PADI Open Water Diver Course is the most popular course for learning to dive in the World!! Choose the full PADI Open Water Diver Course (3.5 days) with Borneo Dream during your holiday in Kota Kinabalu and enjoy small groups per PADI Instructor, nice diving boats, friendly crew offering great service, tasty lunch on an island and learning to dive in tropical waters along coral reefs.


MYR 945.00 (Including tax) MYR 1,265.00  

The PADI Open Water Diver Course with PADI eLearning helps you to complete all your academics on-line before you come on holiday so you don't waste any time on holiday studying. When you are then on holiday in Kota Kinabalu you can just focus on completing the 'wet part' of the course and spend three days scuba diving with our Borneo Dream crew whilst you complete your PADI Open Water Diver Course.


MYR 3,299.00 (Including tax) MYR 3,954.00  

It's always fun to learn to dive with your family or a group of friends. Make the most of this group special with Borneo Dream and get a fantastic price for the full PADI Open Water Diver Course when minimum three of you book the same course together. Learning to dive with Borneo Dream not only offers a high quality, safe and fun experience but at a greatly discounted price for groups too!! Do you have a larger group wanting to learn to dive with Borneo Dream? Contact us for a group quote :-)


MYR 795.00 (Including tax) MYR 1,265.00  

The PADI Referral Open Water Diver Course is a two day course for completing your four open water dives with Borneo Dream in the tropical waters of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. In advance of your holiday you will need to have completed all your academics and confined skill sessions with another PADI Dive Centre in your home town. This course is an ideal option is you live where the waters are a bit cooler and you'd like your open water course dives to be in warmer waters over tropical coral reefs.


MYR 1,325.00 (Including tax) MYR 1,495.00  

The PADI Open Water Touch Course is designed for Tablet users (e.g. iPad users) and offers the ability to download the PADI material and quizzes onto your Tablet then you can complete all of the academics off-line on your Tablet in advance of your PADI Open Water Diver Course. You then complete the three day PADI Open Water Diver Course with Borneo Dream in Kota Kinabalu.


MYR 3,800.00 (Including tax) MYR 4,374.00  
1 item(s)

A great value Stay & Dive package in Kota Kinabalu with Borneo Dream. Choose from a range of popular PADI course options combined with accommodation at a comfortable Backpacker Lodge in Kota Kinabalu - giving you access to high quality diving instruction with Borneo Dream and helping your holiday budget go further. This Stay & Dive Budget Package is based upon minimum 3 persons booking the same course package together. Whether it be learning to dive via the 'PADI Open Water Diver', or for certified divers the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver package.