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Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures - Day Tours

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| KK Time Square, Block F, Ground Floor 33-G, 33-1, 33-2, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
+60 12-866 1935
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Snorkelling Trip on the islands

We booked a last minute snorkelling trip with Downbelow. They also organised our trip into the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
allnighters
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London, United Kingdom
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Amazing experience!

Nice arrangement before arrival and during the diving trip, the ship is clean and tidy, the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Christy M
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Under the umbrella of Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures is Downbelow PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Dive Centre. The Downbelow Travel Centre, an Official Tour & Travel operator for Sabah based in KK Times Square. Our Downbelow Adventure Lodge, an expedition style lodge catering for group & independent adventure travel and the largest scuba diving & adventure shop. Our PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre is a slice of paradise, nestled in a quiet bay on Gaya Island in the TAR Park just 8 minutes by boat from Kota Kinabalu city. We are the only operator at this location so you will enjoy your activity without the crowds. Our highly qualified team of friendly professional instructors & instructor trainers are managed by our resident PADI Course Director (CD), the highest rating in recreational diving.
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| KK Time Square, Block F, Ground Floor 33-G, 33-1, 33-2, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
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+60 12-866 1935

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked a last minute snorkelling trip with Downbelow. They also organised our trip into the Borneo rainforest. The snorkelling was great for the day. It consisted of 3 trips to different islands. Lunch was included along with refreshments. I would high recommend the tour...More

1  Thank allnighters
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice arrangement before arrival and during the diving trip, the ship is clean and tidy, the instructors are friendly. Our instructor speaks good English and introduced the habitat clearly.

1  Thank Christy M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Happened to come across these guys from reading reviews of places I wanted to visit on my honeymoon. I had initially thought I was going to book everything on my own and my biggest worry was transport, but I read on here that its actually...More

1  Thank loopysilvette
Reviewed 6 days ago

The weather was poor, but who cares when you have a great guide ( Alex ) and an entourage of budding instructors that were helpful, friendly and enjoyed what they were doing. The transport team did a great job navigating the conditions that saw us...More

3  Thank Shawn G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Downbelow Marine & Wildlife adventure organized our Sabah trip and they really did a great job!!! Tour/activity highlight : Scuba Diving, White Water Rafting, Mari Mari Culture Village. The staff are very professional, kind and accommodating .. from the time I made an inquiry via...More

1  Thank West Virgineth B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I contacted Downblow adventures to help me organize my honeymoon in Sandakan. First of all, the contact by email was very smooth, with clear explanations about the tours and the procedures, and a fast response time. I started my tour by visiting the Lankayan island...More

2  Thank Thibault L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guides, Michael and Billy are very humble, strong and patient men. They display professionalism and respect for the mountain. They have been doing what they do for over 50 years between them. I have a son of seven years whom they were very considerate...More

2  Thank brotherxavs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended. If you shop around you will find cheaper tour operators, but for a small premium you really do get a better service. The staff are attentive and the tour guides make sure you are getting a great experience. I’ve read stories where people...More

2  Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would like to share my great experience with Down below. I had 3 diving days. Unfortunately, remember only the first day dive instructor Kris. But all guys really know what they do. Every day we were exploring new spots around Gaya islands. Unfortunately for...More

2  Thank Baranova M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet, peaceful, calm - unlike other TARP islands, this part of the island offered better experience. Was there for mostly appreciating nature and planning for OAD - I guess this is the right place for it. The lovely people, Richard, and his team are so...More

2  Thank Meena B
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CanadianWorldwide
13 August 2017|
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Response from SPReed94960 | Reviewed this property |
I would ask your question to the Downbelow Adventures website which TripAdvisor won't let me post the URL but you can find via Google search.
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ZRAD10
24 January 2017|
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Response from KKRichard | Property representative |
Hi ZRAD10, Thank you very much for taking the time to get other travellers feedback. There are numerous reviews about our land tours. Although we are on the world stage for professional diver training our travel centre... More
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1RichardBrighton
Hi guys My wife and I are experienced divers with all our kit BSAC sports divers We are arriving in Kota Kinabalu in 2 days In the new year we will want to do some diving,white water rafting river tours and go to the orangutang reserve How much is your diving? 2 dives a day are usually enough for us it can be three if we are out for the day We are coming from Thailand been there two weeks (from U.K.) And we are just planning out our 3 weeks in Borneo Apart from you guys for diving could you point us at some non ripoff awesome trips to cover the above and anything else we missed Climbing mountains is not for us Cooking courses and local restaurants with wonderful food is also on the list I hope I am not asking to much but it would really help and I find the brotherhood of divers the most helpful So thank you bro :-) Regards Richard and trish
27 December 2016|
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Response from KKRichard | Property representative |
Hi everyone - you are right about the brotherhood of divers Richard, lots of nice feedback and comments from Kelly H & Rickfilms - thank you :) We actually specialise in tailor-made travel so i have put together a suggested... More
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