Manukan Island Stay & Scuba Dive

Manukan Island Stay & Scuba Dive

From: RM2,130.00

Our 4 day 3 night Manukan Island Stay & Scuba Dive package provides the opportunity to scuba dive Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park whilst staying in beautiful beach and hill side accommodation on Manukan Island Resort.

Package Includes

  • 4 Day / 3 Night Beach Suite Chalet or Hill Side Villa
  • Return boat transfers on arrival & departure day
  • Daily breakfast
  • Three Days Scuba Diving (max 9 dives) fully guided by PADI Professionals
  • Equipment rental (excluding dive computer)
  • All jetty & national park fees

Our online packages are based on a 3 night stay which offers the best value for money and is only available on the dates stated, however please contact us if you require a tailored holiday package.


Manukan Island Stay & Scuba Dive

Our Manukan Island Stay & Scuba Dive holiday packages include 3 days of scuba diving for qualified divers. We have a wreck, lots of great reefs and critters in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park (TARP).

Stay & Scuba Dive Borneo

Beautiful Coral Reefs Just Minutes from your Doorstep

Our PADI 5 STAR CDC Centre is located at the pool area of Manukan Island Resort next to the beach.  Staying at the resort means no daily transfers out to the island, you wake up and spend the day learning to scuba dive in paradise. For those that want to stay longer and enjoy some fun dives after course certification take to our travel consultants about extending your holiday package.

During the day time Manukan island can be busy with day-trippers. However we limit the number of people at the dive centre and maintain a maximum 4:1 ratio of divers to PADI Instructor.  Evening and night times are quiet, with only the one resort located on the island, guests enjoy peaceful sunsets, cocktails beach walks.

Facilities Include:
•  Open Air Buffet & A’La Carte Restaurant
•  PADI 5 Star CDC Dive Centre
•  Volleyball and Badminton Courts
•  Jetski, Banana Boats, Parasailing
•  WiFi Internet
•  Swimming pool

Dining is fairly casual with a “sand between the toes” kind of feel, perfect for us divers. If you want to enjoy some exclusive luxury we offer fabulous  sunset cruises for special occasions.  We can also arrange special honeymoon packages and private beach dinners.

Dive Sites on Your Doorstep

Manukan island dive resort in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park offers the ideal environment to stay & learn to scuba dive Borneo. Dive sites within the park offer some great scuba diving for beginners and experienced divers alike. Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is also great for underwater photographers, providing lots of macro subjects in relatively shallow calm water.

The coral reefs feature lots of very healthy hard and soft coral. Our scuba diving guests are often very surprised to see such healthy corals so close to a city. We have 49 dive sites to choose from & our divemasters will choose the best dive sites depending on the sea & weather conditions, plus individual diver ability on the day. Learn more about scuba diving in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.

Only dive boat on the dive site

Get away from the crowds. Usually we are the only dive boat on the dive site.

About the Chalets

Our stay & learn to scuba dive Borneo holiday packages at Manukan Island Resort offer two types of accommodation, each nestled in lush greenery and just a few steps from the beach. They are private and rusticly luxurious.

All rooms have air-conditioning, satellite TV, tea & coffee making facilities, a minibar and private bathrooms. Extra beds are available for children. Interconnecting rooms are available for families.

PADI Dive Centre Kota Kinabalu Sabah

Hill Villa Single Storey & Double Storey Chalets

One bedroom sleeps two people ( 1 x king bed ) plus a separate lounge area with a balcony and stunning ocean views. Ideal for couples and honeymooners. Chalets have direct access via steps to the resorts private beach.

Beach Suite Chalet 

One bedroom sleeps two people ( 1 x queen or 2 x single beds) with an open plan lounge area. Ideal for family and friends. These suites are interconnecting so guests can take two suites for separate sleeping areas. Ideal for families and friend groups.

Your Safety is Our Priority When You Learn To Scuba Dive With Us

At all times you are in safe hands. We take our responsibility as a travel agent very seriously and have a number of verifications in place to ensure that we are offering quality locations to our clients and describing them honestly.

• Three nights hillside or beach side chalet accommodation
• Daily Breakfast
• Three days of diving (maximum 9 dives)
• Equipment Rental (excluding dive computer)
• All Jetty & Diving Permit Fees
• Return Boat Transfers from Kota Kinabalu.
• Lunch
• Dinner
• Drinks
• Tourism Tax MYR 10.00 per room per night (this will be added to your room bill on location)
• Other items not explicitly stated.
• Restaurants are casual, beach wear
• Lightweight clothing
• Insect repellent
• Good walking shoes
• Flip-flops
• Hat
• Sun glasses and a big smile !
No refund will be given for missed scuba dives. Its is not possible to carry over missed scuba dives to another day. All single travelers will be charged the single supplement rates and given their own room.  Due to weather conditions, activities may be subject to re-scheduling to best meet operations, as well as clients health and safety.
Important Information

Due to weather conditions, activities may be subject to re-scheduling to best meet operations, as well as clients health and safety.

No refund will be given for missed scuba dives. Its is not possible to carry over missed scuba dives to another day.

Don't forget your SUN-CREAM. We are in the tropics where the sun is very strong and although you will be underwater the sun rays penetrate.

After scuba diving, current PADI Flying After Diving guidelines state that you should not go to altitude (this includes flying and climbing) within 18 hours when completing multiple scuba dives. This means that the day after your diving program you can take a flight after 0930 hrs in the morning. Or you can choose to not take part in the afternoon dive and therefore take a flight after 0600 hrs in the morning the following day. This package includes a maximum of 9 dives. There is no refund for un-used dives.

Liability Forms

Clients will be asked to complete the PADI standard liability forms at the mainland departure jetty and dive centre. Parent or guardian must sign for participants under 18 years of age.


Qualified divers must show proof of certification.

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