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Scuba Try Dive - PADI Discover Scuba Diving DSD in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia provided by Borneo Dream Travel & Tours

Scuba Try Dive - PADI Discover Scuba Diving DSD in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Scuba Try Dive - PADI Discover Scuba Diving DSD in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Guests should bring their own drinking water for all trips. Depending upon the trip booked you may be required to bring your own packed lunch.
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Borneo Dream has been entertaining and educating scuba divers and snorkellers for the excess of 12 years in Kota Kinabalu and have an incident-free record. We are professional, safe and fully insured. Let us make your underwater experience memorable for all the right reasons. Spend a day exploring the amazing underwater life of Borneo in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park here in Kota Kinabalu.
Important Information
Departure Point
Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal Labuan Ferry & Boat Transfer To Tunku Abdul Rahman Parks (TARPs), Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, Jalan Haji Saman, Pusat Bandar Kota Kinabalu, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Duration
24h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Full diving equipment is provided
  • Lunch and drinking water
  • Park and permit fees
  • Professional and insured staff
  • Low ratios to a maximum of 1:4
  • A Smile :-)
  • Return collections from Jesselton Point Jetty, Kota Kinabalu
Exclusions
  • Things not not mentioned above :-)
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Liam starr wrote a review Feb 2020
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Had a great time this was the first time I had dived in 10 years and was a really good refresher for myself, the instructor was both friendly and very knowledgable
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from DreamTeamKK, Manager at Scuba Try Dive - PADI Discover Scuba Diving DSD in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Responded 23 Apr 2020
Hi Liam, thanks for your glowing review of your PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience with Borneo Dream. I'm really pleased we helped you have the perfect diving refresher after a long break from your last dive. Hopefully it won't be as long before you get to go diving again ;-). See you in Borneo in the future for more scuba diving adventures!
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famholidays wrote a review Feb 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom9 contributions1 helpful vote
Ive never been scuba diving before and this was the most wonderful way to discover it! Borneo Dream were really friendly and organised but most importantly for such an activity they were professional and safe. This was a trial dive but my main aim was to discover life on the
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from DreamTeamKK, Manager at Scuba Try Dive - PADI Discover Scuba Diving DSD in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Responded 23 Apr 2020
Hi fam holidays, wow!! Thank you so much for such a fantastic review of your PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience. What more can I say that you haven't already covered in your review? We put a lot of effort into offering our customers the best scuba diving experience from the way we run the trip, small groups per PADI Instructor through to providing you with the best instruction for your activity. I am so pleased you loved your first experience of scuba diving and hopefully we can help you to learn to dive in the future :-).
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HAFMV wrote a review Jan 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Had such a great day out with Basir. The day was a great refresher for me and a perfect first experience for my partner. Basir was really supportive and clear with all his instructions and such a pro at spotting all the sea life! Have already recommended the day to friends!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from DreamTeamKK, Manager at Scuba Try Dive - PADI Discover Scuba Diving DSD in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Responded 23 Apr 2020
Hi SaigonHev, thanks for the 5* review of your PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience with Borneo Dream. I'm really pleased you and your partner both had a wonderful time and your PADI Instructor Basir looked after you really well. Thanks for recommending us to your friends and hopefully we get to welcome you back to Kota Kinabalu real soon!
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Chan Ming Ying wrote a review Jan 2020
Shah Alam, Malaysia1 contribution
Wonderful experience😍, will back again..Nice diving spot with clear water, we saw stingray and coral...Good and nice instructor👍: @Esther Koh😆😆
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Response from DreamTeamKK, Manager at Scuba Try Dive - PADI Discover Scuba Diving DSD in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Responded 23 Apr 2020
Hi Mingying, thanks for your 5* review about your diving trip with Borneo Dream. I'm really pleased you had a wonderful day out with our Dream Girl PADI Instructor Esther. Hopefully we get to welcome you back to Kota Kinabalu soon for more wonderful diving experiences :-).
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Yuka wrote a review Oct 2019
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from DreamTeamKK, Manager at Scuba Try Dive - PADI Discover Scuba Diving DSD in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Responded 5 May 2020
Hi Yuka_bow, thank you for sharing a review of your PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience with Borneo Dream. I'm really pleased you had a fabulous first time scuba diving experience and your PADI Instructor looked after you really well during your dives. You are very lucky to see a Turtle during your first ever dive in the sea :-). Hopefully we will see you in Kota Kinabalu again soon for another scuba diving Sabah adventure, moire turtles and more wonderful views!
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By: Borneo Dream Travel & Tours
PotatoLifter
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Great time, Not crowded (yet)
Second time booking with Borneo Dream for snorkeling trip. This time with family (the first time 1 year ago I went
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brittnutt23
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Awesome!
The instructors were professional and straightforward with instructions, which made the dive experiences enjoyable.
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ANAKBABA
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Professional and Fun
Had a great three dives with the team from Borneo Dream last Saturday. Excellent instructor (Amir) and the gear, bo
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yesssval
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An amazing experience!
I did the 3-day course with Esther recently and totally loved it. She explained everything clearly and thoroughly,
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clementlim_91
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Great PADI Open Water Diving Course Experience!
Had a wonderful time getting my PADI Open Water Certification with Borneo Dream. My instructor, Esther was very cle
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pantyrochain
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Diving with Basir
Had a fabulous day with Basir our diving instructor. We got to see lots of marine life including seahorses, turtles
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SavannahKiez
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A wonderful day out to discover the beauty of the reef!
We had a wonderful time snorkelling with Esther, and had many opportunities to see some amazing sea creatures! We t
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yeelinga2019
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Snorkel day out
Friendly crew on the boat, I felt well taken care of by the instructor. The ratio was 2 of us to a guide/ instructo
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179ykykykyk
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Great, responsible dive shop
Great responsible dive shop. Felt safe diving with them after having taken a years-long break between dives! DM Est
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Dreamer691496
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Great outfit
Went on the 3 tank dives with Borneo Dream, Esther the divemaster was great, the boat Capt. Zul outstanding. Would
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MuhdN377
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Amazing package and experience
Took the advanced open water course with them and I have to say it was a smooth and amazing experience that they ha
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vincentlam997
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PADI Open Water Diver (OWD) Course
I had a great time learning how to scuba dive with a friend at Borneo Dream. My OWD course dive instructor, Amir, i
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816oliverp
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Great day trip!
Absolutely amazing experience, the guides were very helpful and kind. Really good value for money too, getting thre
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KristinW1461
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Super fun time! Great guides!
This is one of the best tours I've ever been on and the best snorkeling experience of my life. I was on a boat with
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Straker52
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Borneo diving
Arranged my 4 days diving whilst staying on gaya island resort, borneo dream dive team were excellent, friendly and
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  • Duration: 24h
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