PADI Underwater Navigation Diver
(3 Dives) Finding your way around a dive site is not a matter of luck! When everyone’s buzzing about a reef or checking out a wreck they’re having a great time – until it’s time to return to the surface or still looking for that special part of the reef. Then they turn to you, because as a PADI Underwater Navigator, you know the way back to the boat or best part of the reef!
PADI Search & Recovery Diver
(4 Dives) Have you ever dropped something in the water? Are you looking for lost “treasure”? The PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course 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.
PADI Drift Diver
(2 Dives) Most of our dives in Kota Kinabalu are drift dives, the majority of which are extremely mild and comfortable drifts and our boats pick us up at the end of the dive. Still there is an education behind drift diving which makes this a very interesting speciality.
PADI Aware Fish Identification
(2 Dives) You’ll find you enjoy your dives even more when you recognize the creatures that you see. The fun part about this course is you can use the skills you learn on every scuba diving vacation because once you learn the main fish families and characteristics it will help you decipher the species you see all over the world.
PADI Aware Coral Reef Conservation
(no dives required) A fascinating course that teaches you about the worlds coral reefs. As a scuba diver, the health of aquatic ecosystems is often what makes a good dive. Become aware of the fragility of coral reefs and how you can help preserve them.
PADI Deep Diver
(4 Dives) Explore the wonders of the deep. We are going to teach you the techniques for diving down to a maximum of 40 meters. You’ll be exploring places other divers just cannot reach.
PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver
(2 Dives) We guarantee you will lose weight with this PADI Specialty course; that is from your weight belt! Neutral buoyancy is the key to conserving your air consumption and leaving minimal impact on the aquatic environment. Learn how to achieve neutral buoyancy with ease.
PADI Night Diver
(3 Dives) Learn about night dive planning, equipment and navigation. Plus, see a whole new cast of critters that comes out at night in the TARP. Please contact us for more information.
PADI Wreck Diver
(4 Dives) The Usukan Bay World War II Wrecks are fascinating dives 1 hour offshore Kota Kinabalu in Sabah. When certain pre-requisites are met divers can enrol on the PADI Wreck Diver Speciality. The PADI Wreck Diver course teaches you the ins and outs of rewarding, responsible wreck diving.
Other Speciality Dives offered by Downbelow:
- Boat Diver
- Underwater Videographer
- Diver Propulsion Vehicle
- Dry Suit Diver
- Dolphin Atlantis and Ray
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We are offering the Master Scuba Diver (MSD) application for FREE. To complete MSD, in addition to the five speciality certs, you must be a PADI Rescue Diver. Each of these speciality courses can be an elective dive during the advanced course.