PADI Adventure Diver Course, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Once you have finished your PADI Open Water Diver Course you will probably want to enhance your scuba diving skills further and gain more scuba diving experience. The PADI Adventures in Diving course does just that, offering you the chance to learn whilst enjoying your sport in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia.
The PADI Adventure Diver course consists of three (3) ocean dives. You choose from a range of PADI Specialities from Deep diving to Underwater Photography – the choice is yours. The wide range of PADI Specialities offered by Borneo Dream can be found in our PADI Speciality Courses section. The PADI Adventure Diver course is a one day course
Expand your mind and learn new things – PADI Adventure Diver Course, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Each dive on the PADI Adventures in Diving programme represents the first dive of the associated PADI Speciality. So, for example, if you were to complete three (3) further deep dives with us you could qualify as a PADI Deep Diver with a depth rating of 40m (For the PADI Deep Diver Speciality the minimum age is 15 years). So there’s more reason to complete your PADI Adventure Diver course with Borneo Dream in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia.
Most of our PADI speciality dives will be held in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park (TARP), Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia. The PADI Wreck speciality will be run at Usukan Wreck (subject to minimum numbers and weather) or the new wreck located in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.
If you had two days free to go scuba diving in Kota Kinabalu then you could consider completing the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course which provides both an introduction to speciality diving and certifies you to dive to 30 metres.
Typical Itinerary for the PADI Adventure Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu
As with all PADI Courses there is some pre-study. However, with PADI Adventure Diver Course the manual is relatively painless and most of the chapters you will find enjoyable and easy going. Out of the many chapters in the manual you only need to read 3 and complete 3 associated knowledge reviews for your chosen three speciality dives. Please refer to Borneo Dream prior to starting to read other chapters.
You will meet our Dive crew at 8:45am at Jesselton Point Jetty in central Kota Kinabalu. Please refer to your Booking Email for your meeting location arrangements. Please beware our boats will depart on time and should miss your collection you will need to contact our office on +60178118149 immediately.
Today you will complete the three Adventure Diver course dives in our local marine park, with lunch on a tropical island. There will be two course dives in the morning and one course dive after lunch. Depending upon your understanding of the academic side of things more reviews and learning may take place over lunch. You will be dropped back at Jesselton Poin Jetty in centra Kota Kinabalu around 4pm.
PADI Course Pre-Requisites
- You are a certified PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent) and minimum 12 years or older.
- Be in good health to go scuba diving. If you are on any medication you should consult your doctor before signing up.
- PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Manual and Certification
- Full Diving Equipment
- Lunch on your diving day
- Low Instructor to Student Ratios, often lower than 1:4
- Free flow water on our boats
- Instruction in English, Malay or Chinese
- A smile 🙂
What’s not included?
- Sabah Parks Diving Permit – RM 20.00 Malaysian RM 50.00 Non Malaysian
- Collection from your hotel
What do I need to bring on my diving days?
- Swim wear – Please be ready to get wet straight away 🙂
- Sun tan lotion
- Any personal items
- Your PADI Adventures in Diving Manual
- Money in case you want an ice cream…
- A smile
PADI Liability Forms and a PADI Medical Form must be signed by the participant before the PADI Course starts. You need to have minimum 18 hours free after diving before flying on a plane, or changing altitude > 300 metres, in line with PADI safety standards.
Any participant under 18 years is supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.