PADI Deep Diver Speciality Course, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
The PADI Deep Diver Speciality Course, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, with Borneo Dream, will provide a safe introduction to deeper diving within the limits of recreational scuba diving. As a PADI Deep Diver, you will be certified for recreational diving, with a dive buddy, up to 40 metres. That’s deep!
To help you dive deeper, safely the PADI Deep Diver Speciality Course, Kota Kinabalu covers the following key areas:-
- Planning, organisation, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of deep diving
- Risk factors and decompression-tables review
- Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures
- Use of special equipment, descent lines and buoyancy-control considerations
- Procedures for flying after diving and high-altitude diving
- Orientation to re-compression chambers
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The duration of the PADI Deep Diver course is two days and includes four (4) ocean dives. The PADI Deep Diver course is run in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, near Kota Kinabalu. We typically go to deeper coral reefs, such as Edgell Patch or Clements Reef, for the dives as part of this course.
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You could also choose to make the most of our ‘combo course specials’ – check out the discounted prices for our combo specials above (based on a minimum of 2 persons per course)! Either choose to complete your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course and PADI Deep Diver Course over four days with Borneo Dream and yet get a bonus dive on day 4 for free – check out our Blog for details. Alternatively, you could get more from your dives when diving between 15m – 30m by completing the PADI Enriched Air Diver course with your PADI Deep Diver Course (2 days).
Typical Itinerary for the PADI Deep Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu
You need to meet our Dive Crew at the Red Public Telephone Booths at the entrance to Jesselton Point Jetty (in central Kota Kinabalu) at 8:45 am for a 9:00 am boat departure. Please beware that our boats will depart on time, and should you miss your collection, you will need to contact our office at +60178118149 immediately.
Today you will complete your two-course dives – deep dive one and deep dive 2. Over the next couple of days, your PADI Instructor will provide full briefings for each dive to ensure you have the knowledge, and are confident applying it to be a safe PADI Deep Diver.
All being well, by the end of this day, you will be a PADI Deep Diver!! In the morning, you will complete Dive 3, followed by lunch. In the afternoon, it is time for your deep Dive 4 – Your final qualifying deep dive 🙂
Pre-requisites for the PADI Deep Diver Course
The minimum age for attending the PADI Deep Diver course is 15 years, and you must already hold a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or similar certification.
What’s included in our PADI Deep Diver Course?
- PADI Certification (upon successfully completing the course)
- Four open water course deep dives
- Free use of our rental dive gear during your course (mask, snorkel, full foot fins, BCD, 3mm shorty tropical wetsuit, regulator and gauges)
- Lunch during the two-day course (choose from a choice of local dishes)
- Small groups with a low Instructor to Student ratio, often lower than 1:4
- Free flow water on our boats
- Instruction in English, Malay or Chinese
- Boat transfers from Jesselton Point Jetty in central Kota Kinabalu (and Jesselton Point jetty fee)
- Sabah Parks diving conservation fees.
What’s not included?
- Collection from your hotel, as most hotels in Kota Kinabalu, it is easier to walk and often quicker than a taxi.
- Anything no explicitly mentioned.
What do I need to bring to my PADI Deep Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu?
- Your diver certification card and dive log book
- Swimwear – Please be ready to get wet straight away 🙂
- Suntan lotion
- Any personal items
- Money in case you want ice cream…
- A smile
Notes – Deep Diver Course
PADI Liability Forms and a PADI Medical Form must be signed by the participant before the PADI Course starts. You need to have minimum 24 hours free after diving before flying on a plane or changing altitude > 300 metres, in line with PADI safety standards following deeper dives.
Any participant under 18 years is supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.