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Review of Diverse Borneo

Diverse Borneo
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$280.00*
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3-Day PADI Open Water Diver Course in Kota...
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Diverse Borneo is a PADI 5star instructor development center operating in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park off Kota Kinabalu. We specialize in scuba diving activities, teach PADI scuba diving courses, snorkeling, nature tours, mountain climbing and specialized personal trips all over Sabah. Whilst underwater we adhere strictly to PADI world global scuba diving standards whilst maintaining a very high level of safety with small group ratio’s and full serviced safety equipment on board the best dive boats with all the dive team trained in CPR and basic first aid to ensure your safety. Diverse Borneo’s dive team provides a wealth of experience with the best trained instructors in the city that delivers the PADI education to a consistent level above the rest. Above water we provide fully serviced vans with guides that offer tours to all of Sabah’s eco-tourism hot spots such as Mt Kinabalu, Poring Hot Springs, Cultural Village, River Cruises, Tip of Borneo and Sepilok amongst many others. Our aim is to provide top quality diving and tours for affordable prices.
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Me and my hubby just completed our OW diver course with Diverse Borneo and the experience was awesome! Our instructor is Oliver who was a handsome and nice guy. Of course, other than being handsome and nice, he is an experienced, patient and attentive instuctor who taught us very well. He always give us encouragement and give us suggestions to perform skills better and keep practicing to polish our skills. I thought Mark was so lucky to have an employee like Oly:) I would say myself is a demanding customer and this company is doing so geart at every parts that I have nothing to complain. Everyone we've met in Diverse Borneo were nice an great. 100% recommend to all of you who still looking for diving school in KK.

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Reviewed May 27, 2014

Little diving experience? Forget your padi dive cards? New to KK? Well, don't get scammed by those "we are 5 stars and the best dive shop in KK." The crew at diverse Borneo are also a 5 stars dive shop and will bend over backwards to give you a good experience ensuring your safety and ensuring your diving experience is the best bar none. Our only regret, not enough time left in our trip to hang out with these guys again in another great dive trip. Don't pay more than you need to and trust the guys at diverse Borneo. Can't wait to dive with these guys again!

Thank Roger M
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Reviewed May 18, 2014

My friend and I took Open Water Diving Course with Diverse Borneo and we had lots of fun! The team were so friendly especially the boat man was so funny. Highly recommended for those who are thinking to get a licence, no doubt, DIVERSE BORNEO.

Thank georgewhc89
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Reviewed May 18, 2014

We looked at about 4 other diving schools (all located in the same building calles "Wisma Sabah"), but none of them could compare to the service, organization, friendliness and price (!!) Diverse Borneo offered us.
First, we did the AOWD (plus a free refresher dive) and because we liked it so much, we booked a day with 3 fun dives right after. Unlike other schools, our price included everything from lunch, water, online instruction manual, photos for our license, underwater camera for the photography dive etc., which meant no extra costs!

Our instructor Dan was very patient and easy to understand, the equipment was well maintained, the lunch was yummy and the jetty is very close to the office. Since the school is small, groups were also small (usually it was just two people with one instructor, sometime plus a dive master), so you could actually see more fish underwater than other divers :-).

The only small downside: they only provide shorties, so if you feel cold easily (in March, it was about 20 degrees), you should bring/buy a long shirt to wear underneath. However, they will give you a second shortie for free.

We would always go with Diverse Borneo again!

1  Thank Cori86
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Reviewed May 17, 2014

I did my PADI open water dive course with them, and it was the time of my life!
Our instructor Razalee was very helpful in teaching me and doing the course was a piece of cake.
The dive sites were good, plenty to see.
The price of the dive course was very reasonable including lunch on the island with a fair amount of choice.
The equipment used was in very good condition and had no problems with it

Thank Stephen W
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