Get Certified! Take a Scuba Lesson with the PADI Open Water Diver course in Kota Kinabalu. Why not?
Exploring another frontier
Gaining a deeper appreciation for the ocean
Learning more on how to be eco-friendly
The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world’s most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle.
Scuba Diving unlocks a new world of experience unlike much else, especially when it’s done right with the highly-trained instructors in the bio-diversity hotspot of Southeast Asia: Sabah, Malaysian Borneo.
With Scuba Diving being one of the world’s fastest growing recreational sport as well as a major attraction in Sabah, discovering new horizons comes too easy in the easily accessible, well-preserved reefs, space and facilities of Sabah.
Here in the Land Below the Wind, the sea is as amazing and expressive as the land above. Endowed by nature for its unparalleled richness and privileged by geography as part of the Indo-Pacific Basin, Sabah offers exceptional marine bio-diversity; giving basis to the undisputed claim ‘World Class Diving’. Flamboyant coral reefs and exotic critters run the whole spectrum of colors ─ never short of breathtaking moments and bountiful in your face, It is where it all happens.
A good foundation is the key to great results! The course starts with divers watching a video of a necessary information to know before plunging yourself into open waters. We’ll then be reviewing key points mentioned throughout the video followed by a short quiz. No classroom will be complete without at least one exam. The exam will consist of multiple choice-based questions.
Classroom (Part 1)
Classroom (Part 2)
Class dismissed and now it’s time for the fun part; getting into the water! We’re starting off slow and easy with 10-minutes of swimming and floating without swimming aids. Once you’re comfortable, we’ll be taken over to shallow waters for Confined Dive 1 – 3 to practice a few basic diving skill exercises. After your Confined Dive, you’ll be taken to your first Open Water Dive experience!
Surface Interval / Coffee Break
After a good night’s rest, we’ll back again for another day of diving! The day starts off with a 200-metre swimming exercise or a 300-metre swim with snorkel, mask and fins. We’ll continue the day with Confined Dive 4 & 5 in shallow water for more basic exercises. The day ends after Open Water Dive 3 & 4 going as deep as 18 metres.
Surface Interval / Coffee Break
|Meals||03 Lunch, Drinking Water|
|Include||2-Way Boat Transfer,Meals as Stated, Diving Instructor, Diving Manuals, Diving Equipment, Dive Certificate, English Speaking Support Team, Sabah Park Entrance Fee, Sabah Park Diving Fee|
|Exclude||Alcoholic Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance and Any Items Not Mentioned|
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The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of 3 main phases:
The course will contain 5 KD session, 5 CW session and 4 open water dives.
In the PADI Open Water Dive course, you will be using basic diving such as BCD (Buoyancy Control Device), Scuba Regulator, Weight System, and SPG (Submersible Pressure Gauges). Wetsuit, fins, snorkel and mask are all included in your course fee.
PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course. While eLearning is the most convenient option, all our participants will be provided:
PADI’s Open Water Diver manual covers what you need to know about basic scuba diving skills, terminology and safety procedures. For each concept you’ll read a description and watch a video demonstration. Then you’ll jump in to the confined water environment to practice these skills with your instructor. Later, as a certified diver, use the course materials as a reference guide for future diving adventures and to review what you learned.