Congratulations on completing the PADI Open Water Course – TARP Kota Kinabalu, KK. Sabah !!
Sabah’s Government statutory conservation department – Sabah Parks part of which is located within the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park have an ongoing commitment to protect and ensure the well-being of the states national parks.
As part of their role many of the staff learn to scuba dive and embark in the PADI System of education.
Pictured left, standing infront Downbelows Beach House are Sabah Parks latest newly qualified divers having recently completed their Scuba Diving Course with PADI 5 Star Dive Centre on Gaya Island.
The PADI Open Water Course is not only our most popular course but the most popular Scuba Course in the world.
This Scuba Diving Course is the first level of PADI Certification and as a certified PADI Open Water Diver you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional to a maximum depth of 18 meters.
The Beach House on Gaya Island, Downbelow Dive Centres Island Paradise location in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah provides an ideal venue for this course, with a confined shallow, sandy area lagoon – ideal for skill practice and open water coral reef dive sites just minutes from the centre – ideal for open water dives.
Small group learning, no crowds, personal, thorough training and high standards of safely is what draws people to Downbelow !
Throughout the course, students learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques.
Completing five confined sessions, knowledge development sessions and four open water dives. Participants don’t have to be super fit to learn, virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification.