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Kota Kinabalu Sports & Activities

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Scuba diving & Snorkeling

Enjoy a try dive, leisure diving, technical diving, do a live-aboard dive trip or go snorkelling.

Several interesting dive sites are available as day trips from Kota Kinabalu with nearby World War II wrecks accessible for scuba diving, some are in the 24-45 m depth range whilst other wrecks are more suitable for technical diving. Advanced and basic diver training courses are run from Kota Kinabalu by several dive centre operators.


Dive operators

Places for Sports & Activities in Kota Kinabalu

Diving/Snorkeling Usukan Bay
Usukan Bay near Pulau Mantanani is suitable for recreational diving. Located near the fishing port of Kota Belud 30 nautical miles north of Kota Kinabal these dive sites are suitable for day trips from Kota Kinabalu. Boat trips north from Kota Kinabalu norm... more
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Diving/Snorkeling The Gaya
The Gaya wreck lies in 50m of water within the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and is a 30 min boat ride from Kota Kinabalu, the wreck is thought to be that of the Japanese ship Nittetsu Maru.
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Diving/Snorkeling Mayne Rock
Mayne Rock has large white boulders rising 7 m-15 m and is surrounded by a coral reef.
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Diving/Snorkeling Palau Tiga
Palau Tiga offers coral reef dives.
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Diving/Snorkeling Borneo Dream
Borneo Dream is a dive operator. A boat transfer service is available to Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park for snorkeling or diving trips. Over 20 sites for diving and protected areas for snorkeling. Suitable for day trips. Goes to four of the main wreck dive sites... more
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Diving/Snorkeling Sensi Borneo Diving Resort & Tours
Provide scuba diving trips and PADI courses. Also operate the 796 ton, 56.6m motor yacht Orient Explorer as a live aboard and floating hotel off shore from Kota Kinabalu. Originally launched in 1943 it has a dive deck, passenger cabins including f... more
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Diving/Snorkeling Sabah Divers
Provide PADI and SSI courses in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. Diving tours to popular dive destinations all over Borneo, such as Sipadan and Layang Layang. SSI (Scuba Schools International) platinum facility. Tunku Abdul Rahman fun dive packages available dep... more
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Golf Golf Academy Borneo
Private golf lessons with British PGA-accredited professional golf tutors, short game clinics, kids golf clinics and a Junior Programmes.
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Adventure Sport B3
B3 stands for Bike, Blade and Board. Try out skateboarding, inline skating and BMX stunts with extreme sports community group in Kota Kinabalu.
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