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3-Day Open Water Certification

By Navi Borneo Waters

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From US$ 369.60
No booking fee. Cancel for free 7 days before trip.

At a Glance

At a Glance

3 days
Private trip
You are in good hands with Uncle Foong if you're learning to dive. During the three day course, he will introduce you to equipment and teach you all the basic underwater skills taking you through several confined water and open water dives, reaching a depth of 18 meters. You can choose to be certified in PADI or NAUI.

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You want to learn more about diving! This 3 day course with Uncle Foong will equip you with all the basics and know-hows of diving as you get certified in PADI or NAUI!

What's included

What's included

US$ 369.60 MYR1,595
  • Water transfer from Jesselton Ferry terminal to islands
  • Fees (i.e. Sabah Park dive permit, Jetty terminal fees and Island conservation fee)
  • Diving gear
  • Diver course manual, log book and certification card*
  • Instructor
  • Light lunch and refreshments each day
  • <small>*Please indicate at the time of booking if you would like to get PADI or NAUI certification</small>
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Transport

Transport

Free - Return Transfer from Kota Kinabalu
  • Return Transfer from Anywhere in Kota Kinabalu
    Pick-up: 07:00am; Drop-off: 04:15pm
    If you are choosing NAUI certification (which includes a night dive), one of the days will start at 12pm.

Availability

Availability

Trips available daily
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Bookings should be made at least 2 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

Itinerary

Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent. Start/end times may depend on transport chosen.
Day 1: Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu

Today you will be learning the basics of diving.

  • 07:00am - Pick-up at Kota Kinabalu
  • Morning: Lessons on equipment handling and diving practices in pool
  • Afternoon: Guided dives
  • Evening: Dinner
Day 2: Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu

For days 2 and 3, you will get to enjoy your first diving experience in open waters.

  • Morning: Lessons on equipment handling and diving practices in pool
  • Afternoon: 2 dives (4 in total)
  • Evening: Dinner
  • 04:15pm - Drop-off at Kota Kinabalu

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Navi Borneo Waters

Uncle Foong, the owner of Navi Borneo Waters, has been diving for close to three decades. When we met Uncle, we were impressed by how deeply passionate he was about wanting to impart his knowledge of diving to new divers. Uncle is also very focused on safety and is a pair of safe hands for any diver.
27 years experience
Community-Based
Reef-Safe
Litter-Free
Wildlife-Safe

Navi Borneo Waters Policies

Navi Borneo Waters Policies

Flexible cancellation policy
Cancel for free 5 days before your trip starts. Cancellations after such date will not be eligible for refunds as Navi Borneo Waters would have paid for your trip’s logistics already.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
(As you're diving for more than a day, you may like to bring two sets of swimwear, towels and ankle socks so that you will have a dry set at any time)
Ankle socks (as fins can rub on the back of your ankles)
Flip flops
Personal toiletries
Rashguard
Sunblock
Swimwear
Towel
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