Recent Searches

COVID-19: Check local travel restrictions and learn what we're doing to help keep you safe and your plans flexible. Learn more.

Read More

3-Day PADI Open Water Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

COVID-19: Check local travel restrictions and learn what we're doing to help keep you safe and your plans flexible. Learn more.

Read More

Select Date and Travelers

Number of travelers
0 Adults1 Adult2 Adults3 Adults4 Adults5 Adults6 Adults7 Adults8 Adults9 Adults10 Adults11 Adults12 Adults13 Adults14 Adults15 Adults
Free Cancellation
up to 24 hours in advance
Loading available options...

icon3 days  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 2 more
Good for avoiding crowds


Qualify to dive to 60 feet (18 meters) independently in just three days by taking your PADI Open Water course in the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park. Studying in a small group, with a maximum of four students per instructor, learn dive theory and key skills, complete four open water dives and five confined water dives, and take the exam. Wrap up the session with a fun dive.
  • Qualify as a PADI Open Water scuba diver in a group no larger than four
  • Experience the colorful reef of Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park
  • Price includes gear rental, course material, logbook, and park entry fees
  • Enjoy à la carte lunches and free-flow bottled water every day
Saved to wishlist!
Local scuba permit fee
A bottle of drinking water and ala-carte lunch
Professional Instructor
Use of all scuba diving equipment including tanks and weights
Small-group tour and maximum 4 students to 1 instructor
PADI Digital Open Water Diver Material, log book and PADI Certification
Boat transfers
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional food and drinks (soft drinks, ice creams)

Departure Point

Diverse Borneo, Jesselton Point Warehouse, Block A-C, Lot 5, Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • You will need minimum 18 hours of NO FLYING after completing all scuba activities (or 24 hours is recommended if diving for more than 3 days consecutively). It is okay to take a flight the next day anytime after 10AM (or anytime after 3PM to meet the 24 hours requirement) onwards once all scuba diving activities ended.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Diverse Borneo Sdn Bhd

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during 3-Day PADI Open Water Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu?
This activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by 3-Day PADI Open Water Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu.


47 Reviews
3 stars
2 stars
1 star
Reviews by Viator travelers
Showing 1-2 of 47 reviews
Great instructor!!
, Feb 2020
The staffs in diving shop are very nice. It was the first time to dive for me and I was a bit scared of going to deeper on a 1st day. But my instructor, Alvin is very good at training and always gave me clear explanations. Finally, I could enjoy my diving on a final day without fear because of him. I would love to take advance diving course here again!!! Thank you so much for this amaizing experiences.
I've joined 3D PADI OW and it was a...
, Aug 2016
I've joined 3D PADI OW and it was a very great and un-forgetable trip. Especially thank my diving instructor Jason. He taught me well and helped me got my cert. effortlessly. The only thing to complaint the weather was bad on my third day training but that's not anyone's fault.

Product code: 33196P1

Explore Similar Things to Do