14 Best Scuba Diving Tours in Kota Kinabalu - 2020 (with 469 Reviews)

Popular Kota Kinabalu Scuba Diving Tour Packages

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Mantanani Island Snorkeling & Kawa Kawa River Cruise @ 15% off 1D ₹ 6800 4.0 star View Details
Sepanggar Island Day Trip, Sabah @ Flat 19% off 7H ₹ 3350 5.0 star View Details
Snorkeling or Diving Experience in Moon Bay from Kota Kinabalu 9H ₹ 4350 4.0 star View Details
Mantanani Island Scuba Diving Experience Flat 20% off 11H ₹ 6400 4.0 star View Details
Mengalum Island Day Trip with Snorkelling, Sabah @ 19% off 10H ₹ 6558 4.0 star View Details
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Mantanani Island Snorkeling & Kawa Kawa River Cruise @ 15% off Featured
Mantanani Island Snorkeling & Kawa Kawa River Cruise @ 15% off

1D

Kota Kinabalu

About Mantanani Island:Mantanani island Sabah is one of the most picturesque yet-to-be-explored destination Malaysian state that brims with pristine beaches, thick-wooded rainforests, abundant coral reefs, and diverse marine life. Sabah is one of the best spots for snorkeling and offers amazing views of underwater life. The crystal clear waters of the Mantanani island literally lets you see the bottom of the ocean and swimming and snorkeling Sabah are the best ways to enjoy Sabah’s untouched natural beauty. Snorkeling in Sabah is absolutely safe and lets you revel in the astounding beauty of the coral world. Sabah boasts of rich wildlife and the Kawa Kawa river cruise takes you closer to them. Sabah is the home to a number of not-so-common animals like Proboscis monkeys and dugongs. Fireflies are found in huge numbers in Sabah and observing them in their natural habitat late in the evening is undeniably a sight to behold. The Dugongs are a medium-sized, friendly marine mammal that has become the cutest attraction amongst tourists who choose snorkeling Sabah packages.About the tour:-You can enjoy the first dive with beach dive to familiarize yourself with the equipment at the big Mantanani Island.-Then followed immediately by the second dive, which is a boat dive.-You'll be provided 1 oxygen cylinders. For those who are a qualified diver with certification, please notify us that you will take part in leisure dive upon booking, your second oxygen cylinder will be provided by free.-Diving equipment included: weights, weight belt, BCD, regulator, mask, fins, scuba tanks.-The whole diving trip is guided by professional PADI Dive Instructor / Master, and we do provide a translator who can communicate in Mandarin and Cantonese.-After taking the lunch and if weather permitted, you can get the life jacket and mask from staff to do beachside snorkeling. However, this does not accompany by guide/staff and snorkel at your own risk.-After taking the lunch and if weather permitted, you can get the life jacket and mask from staff to do beachside snorkeling. However, this does not accompany by guide/staff and snorkel at your own risk.-Heading to Kawa Kawa River after return to the mainland.- It will be an exhilarating and memorable experience observing the Proboscis monkeys both young and adult leaping from tree to tree and eventually down to feed on young leaves and plants.- You will also enjoy a night cruise with glows of fireflies lighting up the trees. Itinerary:07:00 am: Pick up at the hotel and proceed to Kota Belud Jetty09:15 am: Arrive at Kota Belud Jetty.09:30 am: Depart for Mantanani Island.10:30 am: Learn diving at the beach (beach dive) - first dive and then begin with the first boat dive10:50 am: Take a boat to dive in open water - second dive.12:00 pm: Back to Mantanani Island for lunch.13:30 pm: Free and leisure, unlimited snorkeling from the beach.15:00 pm: Departing to jetty.16:00 pm: Upon arrival jetty, coffee and tea will be served with homemade cakes.16:30 pm: Boat cruise start in search of probosci's monkey or wildlife animals.18:00 pm: Enjoy sumptuous buffet dinner served in glimmering lanterns hug around lodging.20:00 pm: Back to jetty and Depart for Kota Kinabalu.22:30 pm: Arrive Kota Kinabalu and transfer back to the hotel.Pick-up time and location:Kota Kinabalu city North- 7:30 amKota Kinabalu city Center- 7:15 amKota Kinabalu city South- 7:15 amAirport area- 7:00 am1Bornea area- 8:00 amOutskirt area- 8:30 am
Superb

32 Ratings

4.0

32 Ratings

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INR 8,010

INR 6,800

Sepanggar Island Day Trip, Sabah @ Flat 19% off Featured
Sepanggar Island Day Trip, Sabah @ Flat 19% off

7H

Kota Kinabalu

About the Activity:The Sepanggar Island Sabah Tour is a 7 hours 30 minutes long guided tour from Kota Kinabalu City to the island of MengalumWith this tour, you can explore the farthest corners of Sabah and treat yourself to the natural landscapes and wealth of nature-based activities of Sepanggar SabahThe tour covers the aquamarine waters and the vibrant tropical rainforests of the areaYou can enter the waters and observe the coral reefs up-close while snorkelling or follow trails in the jungle all the while taking in the flora and faunaAt the island, you can also enjoy parasailing, sea walking, kayaking, etc. by paying separately at the locationYou can choose between an English-speaking or a Chinese-speaking guide/driver for the ease of communicationYou will also be provided with an English-speaking instructor and proper snorkelling gear before you get into the waterThe tour includes free pickup and drop off facility from Kota Kinabalu city centre and paid facilities from Kota Kinabalu outskirts in air-conditioned vehiclesBoat transfers to and from the island are also included in the tour and the tour also includes local-styled lunch, packed with local delicaciesAbout Sepanggar Island:Sepanggar Island is a small Malaysian Island which is located off Sepanggar in Sabah. A small local community thrives on the eastern shore of the island while the rest of it is largely uninhabited, giving it an air of unspoilt beauty. The sprawling landscapes are dominated by crystal clear waters and powdery, white sand. You can get some amazing views of the Gaya Bay on its eastern shoreline. Since the island is also home to several peaks, covered in tropical rainforests, it also offers several opportunities for trekking and walking. The island is mostly home to fishermen and not swarmed by tourists, making it a quiet getaway from the busy city life. But it’s quietude should not be confused with boredom as it offers several water-based activities like snorkelling, parasailing, sea walking, kayaking, etc. It also has a small snippet of history to its account as this is the site where several World War II bombs have been found.
Excellent

32 Ratings

5.0

32 Ratings

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INR 4,180

INR 3,350

Snorkeling or Diving Experience in Moon Bay from Kota Kinabalu Featured
Snorkeling or Diving Experience in Moon Bay from Kota Kinabalu

9H

Kota Kinabalu

It's time to snorkel deep into the sea and witness the stunning ocean life all around you. Walk down the fine sand beach of Moon Bay while enjoying the majestic view of the sea and get a chance to swim among a variety of colorful marine species during your scuba diving experience. Enjoy the convenience of hotel pick up and drop off services within the Kota Kinabalu city area. Itinerary of the tour7:30 am: Hotel pick up within Kota Kinabalu9:45 am: Arrive at Usukan Jetty.10:15 am: Safety briefing. Depart to Moon Bay10:30 am: Arrive at Moon Bay. Start snorkeling or diving12:00pm: Lunch1:00 pm: Travel back to Usukan Jetty1:15 pm: Free time2:30 pm: Snack time3:00 pm: Travel back to Kota Kinabalu5:00 pm: Hotel drop off
Superb

39 Ratings

4.0

39 Ratings

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INR 5,500

INR 4,350

Mantanani Island Scuba Diving Experience Flat 20% off Featured
Mantanani Island Scuba Diving Experience Flat 20% off

11H

Kota Kinabalu

Mantanani Island is a group of three isolated islands, located northwest of Kota Belud. This island features crystal clear blue waters filled with a myriad of marine life and white sandy beaches surrounded by coconut palm trees. Due to its picturesque scenery, cool breezes, and serene environment, this island is very much popular among locals and tourists. About the tour:- You can enjoy the first dive with beach dive to familiarize yourself with the equipment at the big Mantanani Island.-Then followed immediately by the second dive, which is a boat dive.-You'll be provided 1 oxygen cylinders. For those who are a qualified diver with certification, please notify us that you will take part in leisure dive upon booking, your second oxygen cylinder will be provided by free.-Diving equipment included: weights, weight belt, BCD, regulator, mask, fins, scuba tanks.-The whole diving trip is guided by professional PADI Dive Instructor / Master, and we do provide a translator who can communicate in Mandarin and Cantonese.-After taking the lunch and if weather permitted, you can get the life jacket and mask from staff to do beachside snorkeling. However, this does not accompany by guide/staff and snorkel at your own risk.-After taking the lunch and if weather permitted, you can get the life jacket and mask from staff to do beachside snorkeling. However, this does not accompany by guide/staff and snorkel at your own risk.-Back to Manatanani Island for lunch.Itinerary:07:00 am: Pick up at the hotel.07:30 am: Depart to Kota Belud Jetty or Jesselton Point Jetty.10:30 am: Learn diving at the beach (beach dive) - first dive and then begin with the first boat dive10:50 am: Take a boat to dive in open water - second dive.12:00 pm: Back to Mantanani Island for lunch.13:30 pm: Free and leisure, unlimited snorkeling from the beach.15:00 pm: Depart back to Kota Belud Jetty or Jesselton Point Jetty.18:00 pm: Arrive Kota Kinabalu and transfer back to the hotel.Pick-up time and location:Kota Kinabalu city North: 7:30 amKota Kinabalu city Center: 7:15 amKota Kinabalu city South: 7:15 amAirport area: 7:00 am1Bornea area: 8:00 amOutskirt area: :8:30 am
Superb

40 Ratings

4.0

40 Ratings

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INR 8,000

INR 6,400

Mengalum Island Day Trip with Snorkelling, Sabah @ 19% off Best Seller
Mengalum Island Day Trip with Snorkelling, Sabah @ 19% off

10H

Kota Kinabalu

The Mengalum Island Tour is a 9-10 hours long guided tour from Kota Kinabalu City to the island of MengalumThis tour will take you to the West Coast Division of Sabah and offer some breathtaking views of sand, sea and skiesOn this trip, you will get to snorkel on the ocean floor of Mengalum Island, walk on the white sand beaches around the shoreline and lounge in the sun-filled environsThis is a group tour and can include 1-25 people in every groupThe tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off facility for hotels in Kota Kinabalu and its surroundingsThe tour also includes boat rides to the island from Sutera Marine JettyThe guide/driver provided in the tour is knowledgeable and understands and speaks English for efficient communicationThis Mengalum Island Day Tour also includes lunch and the sample menu includes chicken, soup, seasonal vegetables, fruits, prawns, fish, eggs and riceOnce at the island, the tour also includes a safety discussion session and proper snorkelling gearAbout Mengalum Island Tour:The Mengalum Island Tour takes you to the island of Mengalum located on the West Coast Division of Sabah. This island is popular with the tourists and locals alike for its stunning beauty. You can take a boat to the island and easily spend a day, taking part in water-based activities or just lazing around. The island provides excellent opportunities for snorkeling. You can swim to the ocean floor and spot a myriad of sea creatures including colorful florals, schools of fish and sea turtles parading on all sides. Snorkeling at the island is an ideal way of spending time with your family and friends as it has things to enjoy for everyone. You can sunbathe on the beach or go for long, sandy walks. The crystal-clear waters and white sand offer perfect opportunities for photography as well. Or, you can simply put down a picnic and eat away with your loved ones as you look at the amazing views. Sunsets and sunrise at the island are also mesmerizing.Itinerary:7:00am hotel pick up from Kota Kinabalu City8:00am depart from Sutera Marine Jetty to Mengalum Island9:15am safety briefing and prepare snorkeling equipment9:30am depart for snorkeling session12:00pm enjoy sumptious lunch on the island2:30pm get ready for depart back to Kota Kinabalu3:30pm arrival at Sutera Marina Jetty and hotel drop off in Kota KinabaluHotel Pick Up Details:Please arrive at the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pick up timeThe operator will reconfirm your pick up time before the tourAs this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up routeTransfer to or from outskirt hotels/homestays will incur the following fees to be paid directly to the driver:1-3 people: MYR15 per person/way4 or more: MYR10 per person/wayTransfers to or from hotels located in Kinarut will incur the following fees, to be paid directly to the driver:1-6 people: MYR30 per person/way
Superb

23 Ratings

4.0

23 Ratings

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INR 8,097

INR 6,558

Scuba Diving Day Trip to Tunku Abdul Rahman Park at Kota Kinabalu
Scuba Diving Day Trip to Tunku Abdul Rahman Park at Kota Kinabalu

6H

Kota Kinabalu

About the Activity: This sport is designed for non-certified enthusiasts who are keen to experience the amazing world of marine lifeGet picked up from SunnyReef diving shop in Kota Kinabalu at around 8.30 AM and proceed to the activity location.After reaching you will be taught the necessary diving skills before being taken for a wonderful underwater tour. The diving session will have two dives out of which the 1st dive involve seven skills training and shore dive. The 2nd dive is a boat dive, which will be conducted after a lip-smacking lunch on board.After your diving session, explore the Tunku Abul Rahman Park, and Kota Kinabalu and nearby places.End your amazing diving session at around 2 PM by heading back to your hotel.  
Very Good

31 Ratings

3.0

31 Ratings

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INR 9,639

Manukan Island & Sapi Island Tour, Sabah @ Flat 20% off Best Seller
Manukan Island & Sapi Island Tour, Sabah @ Flat 20% off

7H

Kota Kinabalu

About the activity:  -    Explore Manukan Island, one of the most beautiful Islands in Sabah, Malaysia with its turquoise blue water and vivid greenery.-    Take a dip in the azure blue China Sea and enjoy the various recreational activities in the beach.-    Enjoy Jet skiing, kayaking or ride a banana boat for an adrenaline high.-    The best way to explore the underwater world is by snorkelling or sea walking and be fascinated by the gifts of nature.-    Relish a scrumptious barbecue lunch on the beach.About Manukan Island:Manukan Island Sabah is one of the best island destinations near Malaysia just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu offering azure blue water and white sandy beaches. Considered to be the second largest island in Tunku Abdul Rahman National park, it is Malaysia’s first marine national park. With just a 15-minute boat drive from Kota Kinabalu, it is preferred destination amongst the locals during the weekend. The outstanding island is shallow offering a tranquil and a serene sea which is also suitable for non-swimmers. The lifeguards are trained and well equipped to handle cases of jellyfish and sea urchin stings along with other security measures.The island is popular amongst the tourist community for amazing water activities like snorkelling, Kayaking, Parasailing, underwater scooter, swimming and other adventure rides. There are a few resorts on the island providing luxurious accommodation to the wanderers.
Superb

40 Ratings

4.0

40 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,684

INR 2,947

Island Hopping from Kota Kinabalu
Island Hopping from Kota Kinabalu

6H

Kota Kinabalu

About the Activity:Indulge in this exciting 5 hours trip at The Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park and get a chace to witness the stunning beauty of this region.Start you trip from the Lot F6, Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, Jalan Haji Saman Kota Kinabalu and get transferred to the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park in a shared boat.At 9.00 AM begin this adventurous day, get a chance for island hopping in the 5 islands located at a distance of 3-8 kms off Kota Kinabalu.Get amused with the scenery in the park, walk around, have a nice time with the nature around and grab good memories of a day well spent.Show up the enthusiastic adventurer in you by involving in some amazing water sports.Spend 30 minutes underwater for Scuba doo on underwater scooter and witness the marine life or bubbles spread around.End this enthralling trip at 2.00 PM feeling refreshed.
Superb

28 Ratings

4.0

28 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,650

Sea Walking in Kota Kinabulu
Sea Walking in Kota Kinabulu

6H

Kota Kinabalu

About the activityThere is no shortage of wonders in Malaysia that will just leave you speechless when you hear of them and will dazzle you with the experience they will leave you with. One such experience is the visit to the underwater observatory aquarium where you can take a walking tour of the marine life while you are in the water with them, Yes, you get strapped with all the scuba equipment and walk along all that the aquarium exhibits for the visitors. This experience is not just for professional divers and people who know how to swim. It is for everyone, as is the motto of Malaysia. Get picked from your hotel and taken to the venue, where you can look at the marine animals from a glass tube, and then after changing, get in the water to be with them and look closely at the corals on the largest reef pontoon in the Southeastern Asia, right here in BorneoGroup Size: Min 2 Max 8
Superb

29 Ratings

4.0

29 Ratings

Starting from

INR 8,890

Open Scuba Diving Course in Malaysia
Open Scuba Diving Course in Malaysia

7H

Kota Kinabalu

About the Activity: Participate in this open water scuba diver course in Malaysia which is conducted over 3 days, which will be taught for 7 hours a day.Get picked up from the Sunny Reef dive shop in Kota Kinabalu at around 8.30 AM and proceed to the activity location.During the course of three days, you will have the chance to go for specialties training dives, including deep, underwater navigation, boat, marine ecosystem and advanced buoyancy training.Once you are done with the course, a certification will be sent to your home address from regional office in Australia, which will be a lifetime certification and recognized worldwide.During your diving sessions, take a break and enjoy a lip-smacking lunch.End your diving sessions at around 3.30 PM and head back to Kota Kinabalu.The schedule is same for all three days.
Superb

37 Ratings

4.0

37 Ratings

Starting from

INR 22,862

International Scuba Diving Course in Malaysia
International Scuba Diving Course in Malaysia

7H

Kota Kinabalu

About the Activity: Participate in this open water scuba diver course in Malaysia which is conducted over 3 days, and will be taught for 7 hours a day.Get picked up from the SunnyReef dive shop in Kota Kinabalu at around 8.30 AM and proceed to the activity location.During the course of three days, you will have the chance to go for specialties training dives, including deep, underwater navigation, boat, marine ecosystem and advanced buoyancy training.Once you are done with the course, a certification will be sent to your home address from regional office in Australia, which will be a lifetime certification and recognized worldwide.During your diving sessions, take a break and enjoy a lip-smacking lunch.End your diving sessions at around 3.30 PM and head back to Kota Kinabalu.The same schedule will be followed for all three days.
Very Good

25 Ratings

3.0

25 Ratings

Starting from

INR 17,691

Leisure Scuba Diving Trip in Malaysia
Leisure Scuba Diving Trip in Malaysia

5H

Kota Kinabalu

About the Activity:This sport is designed for only for certified divers who are keen to experience the amazing world of marine lifeGet picked up from SunnyReef diving shop in Kota Kinabalu at around 8.30 AM and proceed to the activity location.After reaching you will start your diving by embarking on the boat first to the diving location.The diving session will have two dives both will be carried out in the open sea.Enjoy a lip-smacking lunch on board between the two dives.After your diving session, explore the Tunku Abul Rahman Park, and Kota Kinabalu and nearby places.End your amazing diving session at around 2 PM by heading back to your hotel.
Superb

34 Ratings

4.0

34 Ratings

Starting from

INR 4,763

Advanced Scuba Diving Classes in Malaysia
Advanced Scuba Diving Classes in Malaysia

7H

Kota Kinabalu

About the Activity: Participate in this open water scuba diver course in Malaysia which is conducted over 2 days, which will be taught for 7 hours a day.Get picked up from the SunnyReef dive shop in Kota Kinabalu at around 8.30 AM and proceed to the activity location.During the course of two days, you will have the chance to go for specialties training dives, including deep, underwater navigation, boat, marine ecosystem and advanced buoyancy training.Once you are done with the course, a certification will be sent to your home address from regional office in Australia, which will be a lifetime certification and recognized worldwide.During your diving sessions, take a break and enjoy a lip-smacking lunch.End your diving sessions at around 3.30 PM and head back to Kota Kinabalu.The schedule is same for both the days.
Very Good

39 Ratings

3.0

39 Ratings

Starting from

INR 15,650

Scuba Diving Course in Malaysia
Scuba Diving Course in Malaysia

7H

Kota Kinabalu

About the Activity: Participate in this open water scuba diver course in Malaysia which is conducted over 2 days, which will be taught for 7 hours a day.Get picked up from the SunnyReef dive shop in Kota Kinabalu at around 8.30 AM and proceed to the activity location.During the course of two days, you will have the chance to go for specialties training dives, including deep, underwater navigation, boat, marine ecosystem and advanced buoyancy training.Once you are done with the course, a certification will be sent to your home address from regional office in Australia, which will be a lifetime certification and recognized worldwide.During your diving sessions, take a break and enjoy a lip-smacking lunch.End your diving sessions at around 3.30 PM and head back to Kota Kinabalu.The schedule is same for both the days.
Superb

40 Ratings

4.0

40 Ratings

Starting from

INR 21,773

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