Ranked #1 of 61 activities in Kota Kinabalu
Category: Water Sports; Tours
Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures (DB) is a fully licensed PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center plus Tour & Travel...
Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures (DB) is a fully licensed PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center plus Tour & Travel operator in Sabah, Malaysia. Our PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre is a slice of paradise, nestled in a quiet bay on Gaya Island in the TAR Park just 8 minutes by boat from Kota Kinabalu city. We are the only operator at this location so you will enjoy your activity without the crowds. We offer daily diving, try dives & the widest range of PADI courses & specialities from beginners through to professional internships & instructor development including TecRec. In addition we cater equally for non divers with snorkeling activities, sea kayaking, jungle trekking & corporate/adventure groups . Our highly qualified team of friendly professional instructors & instructor trainers are managed by our resident PADI Course Director (CD), the highest rating in recreational diving. PADI CD's are the industry's most influential leaders the knowledge & experience they bring can be witnessed at the DB dive center where our facilities provide the highest quality of safety & experience. Between activities the island provides a very special experience, with a resort like feel, great atmosphere it's a fun place to spend the day chatting with likeminded people, enjoying the tropical jungle & ocean surroundings, all from our comfortable front deck. At Downbelow you will not be restricted to a classroom or boat. Being island based we are closer to the best dive/snorkel sites of the TAR Park & West Coast Sabah, we access around 50 dive sites & operate a fleet of fast boats, all with dedicated, experienced qualified captains. Our package includes 3 boats dives per day or unlimited shore dives. We practice low guest/instructor ratios accommodating all levels with a personalized service. We offer FREE hotel transfers via our fleet of fully licensed minibuses for people within KK City. Our programs are all inclusive with lunch, refreshments & fees and no hidden extras.Additionally our full service travel centre based in KK Times Square, provides tailor-made activities at competitive rates throughout Sabah. Upon contact our travel-consultants will share their expertise based on many years of experience overseen by our directors.Our TC's will support you through the booking process be in contact during your visit ensuring all arrangements run smoothly. We are committed to appreciation & conservation of our environment & local people. Our efforts were recognized in 2010 as winners of the Project Aware Conservation Award Asia Pacific. We rank among the highest level of member status within PADI, please verify us on the PADI website.