Our Video Collections

Our video collection provides a little insight into some of the programs & services that we offer our clients. We hope you enjoy them and they inspire you to contact us and help us plan your DOWNBELOW  ADVENTURE in Sabah !

SCUBA DIVING

Usukan 2015

WW2 Japanese Wrecks @Usukan Bay – December 2015

WW2 Japanese Wrecks @Usukan Bay – December 2015

Because the weather in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah had been so spectacular for a while bringing calm seas, our premier PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre decided to take advantage of it by taking a trip to the Usukan Bay WW2 Japanese Wrecks for a day of diving!

Camps 2014

Scuba Diving School Trip Borneo @ Downbelow

Scuba Diving School Trip Borneo @ Downbelow

Over the course of 2 months (July and August), we hosted a group of 312 students with Camps International from 12 various British secondary schools to learn the sport of scuba diving and gain appreciation for the natural marine & wildlife biodiversity.

University Marine Biology Field Trip @ Downbelow

University Marine Biology Field Trip @ Downbelow

This is a short film of a recent visit by the University of South Wales UK. This trip formed part of the students BSc International Wildlife Biology Degree. Participants learn field skills for under water scientific studies & participate in environmental cleanups!

Live Like Downbelow & enjoy PADI Discover Scuba Diving!

Live Like Downbelow & enjoy PADI Discover Scuba Diving!

We work hard and we play hard too ! On our days off we enjoy taking part in the activities that we offer to our clients. Making us true local experts 🙂 We also have a huge amount of fun !

Diving in TARP

What is diving like in Tunku Abdul Rahman Park?

What is diving like in Tunku Abdul Rahman Park?

A common question is ‘What is the scuba diving like in Tunku Abdul Rahman Park?” This video shows a dive at Sulug Island within TARP.

Diving Adik Reef with the Downbelow Crew

Diving Adik Reef with the Downbelow Crew

Join us for an underwater adventure as we dive at Adik reef with the Dive Downbelow crew.

GO PRO – PADI INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT

PADI Rescue Diver Excersise

PADI Rescue Diver Excersise #7 Workshop by Platinum CD Richard Swann

PADI Rescue Diver Excersise #7 Workshop by Platinum CD Richard Swann

This Rescue excersise #7 Unresponsive Diver on the Surface workshop film has been made by the Downbelow 5* IDC Dive Centre GoPro instructor development team featuring PADI Platinum Course Director Richard Swann.

November 2014 IDC

Instructor Development Course (IDC) November 2014

Instructor Development Course (IDC) November 2014

To show you how much fun it is to qualify as a PADI Instructor, we created a video of our November 2014 Instructor Development Course. Every candidate successfully completed and passed the required professional dive training to start living their diving dream!

PADI IDC Classroom at Downbelow

PADI Instructor Development Course @Divedownbelow Head Office classroom

PADI Instructor Development Course @Divedownbelow Head Office classroom

In September 2014, candidates Andy, John and Cindy deliver knowledge development presentations on dive theory and all things SCUBA for their PADI Instructor Development Course to qualify as Dive Instructors!

TRAVEL

Mount Kinabalu challenge with Downbelow!

Mount Kinabalu challenge with Downbelow!

Our travel centre consultants at our Downbelow HQ experienced our 2D1N climbing package to reach Low’s Peak on Mount Kinabalu, as well as the one of the toughest challenges in all of Sabah… descending on the Guinness World Records’ highest via Ferrata at 3,776M!

Downbelow’s Expedition Singapore 2014

Downbelow’s Expedition Singapore 2014

The most epic #LiveLikeDiveDownbelow experience we’ve ever had: Expedition Singapore 2014! In November, for 3 days and 2 nights, fourteen of Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures’ long-term staff team explored the best of Singapore City!

Sabah Nature

Henry Golding – Nature

Henry immersing himself in the nature – the majestic Mount Kinabalu, Desa Cattle Dairy Farm, Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center, Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, Gomantong Cave and Kinabatangan River. Experience the best of Sabah with Downbelow today!

DIVE & ADVENTURE SHOP

Downbelow Dive Shop Kota Kinabalu

Dive Shop Kota Kinabalu

Our Dive Shop Supervisor Karen shows us around our Downbelow Dive Shop, Kota Kinabalu! Many choices, which is why Karen will advise what products are best for our clients needs. Keep up-to-date with our product reviews as well, for details on new arrivals! Visit us online as well.

Pocket Mask

Pocket Mask – Downbelow MD Richard

Resident Platinum Course Director and Managing Director Richard Swann introduces the benefits of our Downbelow Dive Shop’s pocket mask dive accessory for the Go PRO internship candidate! Visit us online as well.

Scubapro Frameless Mask

Scubapro Frameless Mask

Our GoPRO Team member and instructor, Pablo, introduces one of his favourite masks – Scubapro’s frameless mask! Visit us online as well.

CONSERVATION

Downbelow Ghost Net Removal December 2015

Downbelow Ghost Net Removal December 2015

Once again the Downbelow 5* IDC Dive Centre team show their commitment to the environment by removing yet another ghost net from the reef. Over the years we have removed more than 150 from the reefs of TARP Kota Kinabalu & we will continue to do so as we find them!

Downbelow Ghost Net Removal November 2014

Downbelow Ghost Net Removal November 2014

We are a conservation-minded company. Ghost Net Removals play an important role in our commitment to marine conservation. When we find them, we remove them!

Downbelow Ghost Net Removal January 2013

Downbelow Ghost Net Removal January 2013

In January 2013 the Downbelow team stumbled upon a massive discarded net within the protected area of Tunku Abdul Rahman Park. The Downbelow team are really passionate about conservation so we quickly assembled a team made up of crew and interns to remove the death trap.

Our Commitment to Conservation!

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During the past 15 years the company has established itself as a leading conservation and education provider locally and on the international platform. At Downbelow we are committed to responsible tourism. We design experiences and provide courses that foster appreciation, awareness and conservation of our environment and development of local people. In the course of this labour of love, our effort has been acknowledged by various publications and awards. To date, Ghost Net Removals, Underwater and Beach Clean Ups, Coral for Life, Tree for Life & Project Aware remain a large focus of our day to day life Downbelow!

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What Makes Downbelow Different ?

  • Full Service Island Based PADI 5 STAR IDC Centre – Tunku Abdul Rahman Park
  • Own and Operate Our Adventure Lodge Accommodation – KK Times Square
  • Fully Comprehensive Quality Control Standards and Procedures
  • Resident Platinum PADI Course Director – In House and Full Time
  • Gained International Awards for Excellence, Education and Experiences
  • Awarded the PADI Green Star Award for Environmental Practices to Reduce our Environmental Footprint
  • Hassle FREE – airport to airport service all under one company.
  • Dedicated experienced travel consultant for planning your trip, during your trip and post trip support.

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