PADI Specialty Dive Courses allows you to explore different aspects of the underwater world whether it being in ice, at night or in caves.

Here in Kota Kinabalu with Diverse Borneo we are able to teach all PADI Specialties so contact us if you can’t find the one your looking for. PADI specialty dive courses provide diver’s with a massive comfort level above their diver certification as they get to dive with a PADI Specialty Instructor that gives them that extra bit of advice to be able to relax whilst diving.

PADI Specialty Dive Courses can be either a classroom based course or up to four open water training dives that varies from how to protect the living reef (Project AWARE), equipment specialist, digital photography, enriched air diver (nitrox) and much more.

Unsure which course to take, complete the adventure dive first which provides you with an introduction to the course.

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PADI Deep DIver Course Kota Kinabalu

Dive with Diverse Borneo in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park scuba diving beyond a PADI open water diver and PADI Advance diver limits by diving down to 40 metres. Diverse Borneo knows where the deep diving sites are and the boss himself and dive manager Halid will pick a dive site in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park which will give you an exact reading of 40 metres without the use of GPS due to our years of experience scuba diving in Kota Kinabalu. This is rated one of the best PADI Specialty Dive courses around.  READ MORE: PADI Deep Diver Course.

Enriched Air Diver Course Kota Kinabalu

Scuba diving Kota Kinabalu is perfectly fine using 21% air but its also the best training sites for learning PADI Diving courses and learning the PADI Enriched Air Nitrox course. Have you ever gone scuba diving, and ended the dive because you’re out of bottom time? Well being certified as a nitrox diver, you will be able to extend your bottom time, and have shorter surface intervals. We have special offers for taking the enriched air course if you take it in conjunction with another PADI diving course. This is rated as the best PADI Specialty Dive courses of all. READ MORE: Enriched Air Diver Course.

PADI Night Diver Course Kota Kinabalu

Night diving in Kota Kinabalu is an awesome way to see the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park at night as Kota Kinabalu offers the best sunset in Sabah and one of the best in the world. As the sun sets in Kota Kinabalu, you will start preparing your dive gear for scuba diving in Kota Kinabalu, defog your mask, check your gauges, and as soon as you hit the waters of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park you’ll descend down into darkness, and now depend on your torchlight for sight. The dive site will give you a new dimension of scuba diving Kota Kinabalu as at night, the aquatic life you see during daylight are hiding away, and you have the thrill of exploring the reef all over again. This is rated one of the best PADI Specialty Dive courses around. READ MORE: PADI Night Diver Course.

Peak Performance Buoyancy Kota Kinabalu

Scuba Diving Kota Kinabalu in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is a great place to learn PADI diving courses and learning how to get neutral buoyancy is real fun with one of PADI diving instructors from Diverse Borneo. Our PADI diving instructors has thousands of dives in their log books and it comes like sleeping being able to float in the water.  READ MORE: Peak Performance Buoyancy.

PADI Adventure DIver Kota Kinabalu

Diving in Kota Kinabalu is amazing and being able to take pictures in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park’s wonderful array of corals and stunning marine life allows the PADI Digital photography to join the best PADI Specialty course on the market. This is rated one of the best PADI Specialty Dive courses around. READ MORE: Digital Underwater Photography.

Coral Reef Conservation Kota Kinabalu

The AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course in Kota Kinabalu is designed to inform you about the world’s coral reefs. You can take this PADI specialty course whilst scuba diving or snorkeling in Kota Kinabalu or not even going out to the water. As a scuba diver, the health of the aquatic ecosystems is often what makes a good dive. Become aware of the coral reefs especially in Kota Kinabalu at the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park as our professional dive team can show you how you can help preserve them. READ MORE: Coral Reef Conservation.

Project AWARE Specialty Kota Kinabalu

The Project AWARE Specialty program in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park is designed to familiarize divers and non divers with the plight of worldwide aquatic ecosystems. Here in Kota Kinabalu we are lucky that we are scuba diving in a state park under the management of Sabah Parks as they provide for protection from marine debris, fish bombing, over fishing and maintaining the white sandy beaches.  READ MORE: Project AWARE Specialty.

Emergency Oxygen Provider Kota Kinabalu

Scuba diving in Kota Kinabalu is very safe and in all the years we have been teaching PADI diving courses and fun diving in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park we have never had to rescue our own scuba divers, but we have had to rescue other dive operators customers, and we always have emergency oxygen on all our dive boats. Would you like to be the one ready to help a fellow diver should the need arise by becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider? READ MORE: Emergency Oxygen Provider.

Underwater Navigator Course Kota Kinabalu

During scuba diving in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah at the Tunku Abdul Rahman park, would you like to be the diver that everyone turns to when they are lost at the dive sites of Kota Kinabalu, Maybe at your at the Rice Bowl Wreck, and your signalling which way to go, and you follow one person that navigates their way exactly back to the ascent line and you think wow how did they do that. During the PADI Underwater Navigator specialty course with Diverse Borneo you will learn the planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of underwater navigation, methods of estimating distances underwater, natural navigation techniques, using underwater patterns, dive site relocation techniques, and compass navigation techniques. READ MORE: Underwater Navigator Course.

Search Recovery Course Kota Kinabalu

Finding treasures in Kota Kinabalu whilst scuba diving in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park is not something that has never been heard of, our PADI Dive team find items every month, including snorkels, weights, dive computers and even underwater cameras. Have you ever dropped something in the water and the dive team could not find it? Are you looking for that lost Jack Sparrow Pirate boat? The PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course in Kota Kinabalu with Diverse Borneo will teach you effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them to the surface. Small, large or just awkward, there is a way to bring them up and our professional dive team will show you how. READ MORE: Search And Recovery Course.

Multilevel DIver Course Kota Kinabalu

Scuba Diving Kota Kinabalu at the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park with Diverse Borneo offers a variety of sloping reefs which is great for Multilevel diving which helps maximize your dive time so you can explore more of the marine life underwater that we offer whilst scuba diving in Kota Kinabalu. READ MORE: Multilevel Diver Course.


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