Scuba Diving In Kota Kinabalu Leisure Fun Dive Trip
Kota Kinabalu Diving Leisure Fun Dive Trip – At Go Aquatic we provide Kota Kinabalu diving trip everyday. We depart from Jesselton Point jetty to the dive sites around 9:00 – 9:15 AM and will come back to city center around 3:30 PM to 4.00 PM. Our boat will be docking in Jesselton Point during arrival.
Go Aquatic’s leisure dive trip will be guided by our experienced PADI Scuba Instructor who knew the dive sites very well. Our dive guide fully trained in scuba diving safety, Emergency First Response (EFR), CPR and rescue protocols.
We will assign our PADI Scuba Instructor to be a dive guide in every leisure dive trip. As PADI Scuba Instructor, getting certified in Rescue Diver certification and and Emergency First Response is a must.
- The scuba diver need to be a certified diver.
- Must have valid scuba diving license.
- Physically fit and healthy.
What To Bring (Excluded)
- Slipper. No need to wear shoes.
- Sun glasses.
- Mesh string bag to keep all your dive gears.
- Rash guard.
- Bikini or swim wear for ladies.
- Dry clothes for exchange after shower.
- Soap and shampoo to clean yourself after dive.
- Dry bag to protect your electronic stuffs from getting wet.
- Extra money. In case if you want to buy additional drinks or ice cream.
- Doing 3 Dives In 1 Day
- Full Dive Equipments Included
- A La Carte Lunch
- Bottled Drinking Water
- Marine Park Fee
- Diving Permit
- PADI Instructor As Guide
- Return Boat Transfer
- 15 Minutes Only To Dive Site
Scuba Diving Kota Kinabalu Leisure Dive Trip Photos
We share some pictures here to make you see how Kota Kinabalu dive trip looks like. Scuba diving around Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park (TARP) is an an ideal diving trip for scuba divers looking for relaxed in tropical coral reefs. Seeing these picture it sparks your interest to go diving in Kota Kinabalu. More pictures are available in Go Aquatic Instagram and Go Aquatic Facebook Page.
Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q,)
Q: How many dive will I get to enjoy if I join your trip?
A: We do 3 dives in 1 day. Normally it will be 2 dives in morning time. Will do another 1 last dive after lunch.
Q: How long for each dive?
A: It depends on your air consumption when scuba diving underwater. On average, most our previous scuba diving guests spends 30 minutes to 45 minutes for each dive. When we guide other PADI professionals or frequent divers, it can takes up to 55 minutes for each dives.
Q: Who will be my guide?
A: It will be our professional PADI Scuba Instructors. Our PADI Instructors – Matt, Jeson, Alwee, Zarul, Shukree, Lily are experienced diver. Scuba diving is their full time job. Most of them teach scuba diving and guide leisure dive trip when not teaching.
Q: Do you have Chinese speaking guide?
A: Yes. Our team speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.
Q: I havent been diving for about 1 year. Do you have Refresher Dive?
A: Yes. Contact us to talk our dive team to seek for advice. You can email us by filling in your name and email address in contact form in lowest section of this page.
Q: Where and which place you go for scuba diving in Kota Kinabalu?
A: You will join our daily dive trip to Kota Kinabalu marine park. This are located 15 minutes away from main jetty in city center. Our regular dive sites for leisure diving trip are Clement Reef, Ron Reef, Eel Garden, Ray Point, Agill’s Reef, Coral Garden or West Ridge. These dive sites located near Sapi island and Gaya island.
Q: Is leisure diving trip same as PADI Open Water Course?
A: No. Not the same. Diving session during PADI Open Water Course in Kota Kinabalu or PADI Advanced Open Water Course in Kota Kinabalu is highly different from leisure diving trip. They are not same dives. Course participants doing dives to complete their course as required. While in leisure diving, you dive to explore and to enjoy the experience under guidance of a professional diver.
Q: Do you have NITROX dive?
A: At this moment we dont have NITROX dive.
Q: How is air tanks capacity. Do you provide full tank for each dives?
A: YES. We provide full tank (200bar or 3000psi) for you for each dive. However, it depends on your air consumption during diving. We prepare 3 scuba air tanks for each diver.
Q: Can i book this leisure diving trip via Facebook?
A: Yes, of course can! Go to Go Aquatic Facebook Page. Press “Send Message” button. This button is highly visible on top section. After you click or tap “Send Message” button a dialog box will appear. It is for you to type message to be sent to Go Aquatic. You can confirm your booking by texting directly to our dive team in Facebook.
Q: Can i book this leisure diving trip from Instagram?
A: Yes can. Process works the same like placing reservation from Facebook. Go to Go Aquatic Instagram profile. Press “Instagram Direct” icon. A chat box will appear. Type your message and press “Send”. You can confirm your booking by texting directly to our dive team via Instagram Direct.
Q: After leisure dive, what should I do next? Any recommendation?
A: If you hold PADI Open Water Diver certification, you can upgrade your diving level by joining next course, PADI Advanced Open Water Course in Kota Kinabalu. If you hold Advanced Open Water Diver certification, we recommend you to upgrade your certification to higher level by joining PADI Rescue Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu.
Leisure Dive Trip Process
filling in personal details and scuba diving license details
Boat Ride To Dive Site
depart to dive site on board Go Aquatic boat
Briefing On Boat
Divemaster will give short briefing before the start of each dive
Gear Fitting & Buddy Check
Dive gear preparation and buddy check before first dive. This includes check the air tank pressure, checking the regulator, the BCD, mouthpiece, then doing buddy check before jumping into the water.
Lunch And Rest
Lunch and rest for a while at Padang Point Restaurant at Gaya island. We provide ala-carte lunch menu during dive days.
Return To Jetty
After finishing all 3 dives in that day our boat will return to the jetty at Jesselton Point. The ride will take about 15 minutes.
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