PADI Enriched Air Diver Speciality Course in Kota Kinabalu
Are you interested in learning to dive on Nitrox? Do you want to extend your bottom time? Then the PADI Enriched Air Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu with Borneo Dream is for You. Upon successful completion, you can dive recreationally using enriched air or Nitrox (unto 40% oxygen). This course is aimed at certified PADI Open Water Divers or above who want to extend the bottom time of their dives.
The course is split into two key sections or elements. The first part is the study. Once we have received full payment, we will send you via an email from PADI your eLearning eCode giving you access to the World’s best diver online training. The code is dispatched immediately or about two weeks before your course – whichever comes first.
60468-1 PADI Enriched Diver eLearning is available in 13 different languages (Enriched Air eLearning – includes certifying credit, available in English, Arabic, Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian & Spanish.). The language is selected during your registration with PADI.
The second part is your diving day. You will meet us at Jesselton Point Jetty in central Kota Kinabalu at 08:45, and your instructor will begin the day overview. During the day, you will complete 3 Enriched Air/Nitrox Divers with your instructor or his nominee.
Book your PADI Enriched Air Diver Course with Borneo Dream during your holiday in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah!
Typical Itinerary for the PADI Enriched Air Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu with a 3-dive trip.
Before the course, you will have completed all your online eLearning studies using PADI’s amazing online teaching system. This should take about 4 to 5 hours.
You will meet our Dive crew at 8:45 am at Jesselton Point Jetty in central Kota Kinabalu. Please refer to your Booking Email for your meeting location arrangements. 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 the two guided leisure dives in our local marine park, with lunch on a tropical island. Before your morning dive, you will receive a full briefing about diving with Nitrox, and you’ll learn how to check the oxygen percentage in your cylinder. During the lunch break, your PADI Instructor will go through your completed Knowledge Reviews, and you will meet the PADI Enriched Air Course exam. After lunch, you will join a second guided dive (diving on Nitrox). You will be dropped back at Jesselton Point Jetty in central Kota Kinabalu around 4 pm.
PADI Course Pre-Requisites
- You are a certified PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent) and a minimum of 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 Enriched Air Diver eLearning online training (13 Languages), along with final certification
- Instruction in English, Malay or Chinese
- 3 Guided boat dives in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park
- 3x Cylinders filled with Enriched Air EANx32
- Free use of our rental dive gear (mask, snorkel, full foot fins, BCD, 3mm shorty tropical wetsuit, regulator and gauges)
- Lunch (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
- Boat transfers from Jesselton Point Jetty in central Kota Kinabalu (and Jesselton Point jetty fee)
- Sabah Parks diving conservation fee
What’s not included?
- Collection from your hotel
- Anything not explicitly mentioned.
The participant must sign PADI Liability Forms and a PADI Medical Form 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.
tiburonmark, UK (TripAdvisor) –
Professional but fun from start to finish. – I’ve been diving for 15 years and this is the first time I’ve felt compelled to write a review of a dive operator and I’ve rated these guys as excellent. I usually email an operator before we arrive, just to ask a few questions and get the gist of the operation. BD could not have been more helpful, responsive and professional. We were a little unsure about meeting up at the jetty, not a dive centre as there’s usually a sizing issue or equipment snafu but to our pleasant surprise, all the kit was there incorrect sizing and all set up including the EAN requested. Slight offsets are the fact you don’t get to practice the kit-up/down but then again you’re on holiday! Also, this means payment is taken upfront in advance but means we set off on long-haul holiday knowing everything was all booked. Leaving from the bustling jetty at Jesselton is good fun and quite a sight, but the BD boat fleet is excellent. Tanks are in recessed racks and the larger boat even has a centre table which is really handy for kit or just hanging on to. All boat are well sun protected as well. Really reassuring to get proper boat briefing, dive plans and dive master/buddy checks. So far so serious but the fun starts underwater in TARP, for ideas see the excellent Facebook page which is also a nice touch since you can grab some beautiful pictures from the boat from there for the holiday album. We were two AoW divers and guides left us to calmly explore the impressive coral and tropical marine life with minimal interruption other than crucial airchecks and notable fish sightings. Dives were on average 60 mins. We were a little cautious about doing two tank dives as opposed to one as it extends the day but once you’re all kitted up and out on the park it’s does make sense and also means you can grab an indigenous lunch on one of the unspoilt islands. Another plus is their ability to manage clients right across the range from, snorkelers, entry-level to more advanced divers and they are equally welcoming and encouraging to all. Great job Luke and team, thanks!