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Scuba Diving Day Trip Manukan Island

Scuba Diving Day Trip Manukan Island

From: RM380.00

We offer scuba diving Kota Kinabalu trips to the best dive sites in TARP and west coast Sabah. Our newly established second PADI 5 STAR CDC Centre is based on Manukan Island within the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park (TARP), Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Only 5-8 minutes ride from the mainland aboard our spacious, powerful dive boats.

Day Trip Includes


  • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off (KK City to Marina)
  • Return Speed Boat Transfer (Marina to Manukan Island)
  • Three Guided Boat Dives & Dive Equipment Rental
  • Drinking Water/ Use Of Resort Facilities / Towel

Providing a very special experience based at an island resort, Downbelow’s Manukan Dive Centre is a fun place to spend the day enjoy the tropical surroundings and chat about all the wonderful creatures you will have spotted. If you are not a qualified diver, don’t worry, you won’t miss out! Join us for a TRY DIVE or Discover Scuba Diving Program. 

Select the activity date below to book your space on our Scuba Diving program on Manukan. NO BOOKING FEE & NO CREDIT CARD FEES ARE CHARGED BY US FOR ONLINE BOOKINGS.

Additional Day

If you’d like to book multiple days of diving we are able to offer discounted price. Please select the options below.

Scuba Diving Day Trip

The islands in Kota Kinabalu offers the flexibility of a scuba diving day trip as well as multiple days. You will not see the same dive site twice – unless you want to of course.

Enjoy Three Guided Boat Dives per Day.

We conduct three boat dives per day. When you choose to dive with us, we don’t just guide you. You embark on an adventure and you’ll see some of the most amazing underwater creatures. Our company’s foundation is based on the simple fact that we adore marine life. Our professional staff team are highly qualified with many years of experience in their field and pride themselves on an exceptional level of service and safety.

Our diver-to-dive-guide ratios are very low, ensuring that new divers are well looked after and experienced divers can enjoy the dive to the full.

Discover more about the  DIVE SITES & SCUBA DIVING TARP.

 Non Diving Friends & Family Are Welcome

For non diving spouses, family members and friends, there are also plenty of things to do to keep you entertained in the island paradise.  Since all our dive sites are so close to our Dive Centre, everyone enjoys surface intervals together. In the afternoon snorkelers, under the fully guided program, can often join their companion on the dive boat as the afternoon dive is also snorkeler friendly! Should you wish not to do any activities, we are located in the pool area of the resort on Manukan where you can just relax/sunbathe by the pool while having a couple of drinks with family.

Your Safety is Our Priority

At all times you are in safe hands. We pride ourselves on small group instruction ensuring our clients get the very best of attention from the instructor. Safety is paramount, we adhere to PADI standards and procedures and HSE Guidelines. Our boats are equipped with marine radio, GPS & First Aid kits. All our PADI Instructors & Divemasters are in member teaching status. All our guides are trained in Emergency First Response.

All Inclusive Prices!

We run daily picks ups from Kota Kinabalu City to our dive centre. Our all inclusive price means that you pay one price which includes everything you’ll need for a great scuba diving day trip.

Hotel transfers (KK City), boat transfers, park entry & jetty fees, guide/instruction, equipment rental and free flow of drinking water.
Alcoholic or carbonated beverages, any meals throughout the day on Manukan and items not explicitly stated
Change of clothes, sun lotion, sun cream, towel, personal toiletries, insect repellent, hat, personal medication and some cash for lunch and refreshments (credit card machine can be down at certain times)
Important Information

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

Liability Forms

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

Pre-Requisite

Qualified divers must show proof of certification.

Private Guide Fee (PGF)

Should you book your course/activity for 1 person only on Manukan, a fee of MYR 150.00 per day (incl GST) applies and added to your invoice. You will then enjoy a private guide/instructor. If in the meantime others book the same activity you will share your guide/instructor (maximum 4 students to one guide/instructor) and we will refund you accordingly. If you prefer to have a private guide/instructor please let us know in advance and we will not book others on the same activity with you.

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