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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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Dream holiday with an outstanding company

There are a lot of companies operating in Borneo and we did a lot of research before choosing who... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Scuba diving and Cultural tour

We used Down Below for three activities, booking them from the UK. Throughout the whole process all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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
+60 12-866 1935

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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are a lot of companies operating in Borneo and we did a lot of research before choosing who to go with, its a little weary organising tours with a company the other side of the world but I found Downbelow the most pleasant and...More

1  Thank olympus7
Reviewed 4 days ago

We used Down Below for three activities, booking them from the UK. Throughout the whole process all the staff we dealt with were helpful and professional. Scuba diving on Gaya island was well organised with a good ratio of instructor to student and taken at...More

1  Thank 123SKR
Reviewed 4 days ago

What an amazing company! Once we sorted out our booking (easy, online, clear and ours was actually 6 months in advance!) - our itinerary was planned for us (to the tee!) after we discussed activities and budget - we didn't have to think about anything!...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We, a group of four adults climbed Mount Kinabalu and snorkelled at Pulau Gaya with Downbelow in September 2017 and we were really impressed and very happy with our experience. Everything was organised to perfection - the staff were very friendly, cheerful and helpful, the...More

1  Thank Indira S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I did my PADI Open Water with Down Below and their service was great. I had a private instructor to do the course and Oli was amazing. Patient and willing to teach. Showed good qualities that gave a lasting impression. The other staff were just...More

1  Thank Sollehin S
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I visited Kota Kinabulu in Sabah in August 2017 for part of our honeymoon. I completed the Open Water PADI and my husband did pleasure diving. My instructor was Lulu who was absolutely amazing and a pleasure to be around, 100%+ efforts...More

1  Thank Robynxo824
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my partner booked a 2D1N climb of Mount Kinabalu with Downbelow in early September 2017. We very much enjoyed our experience with part of the reason for this being the excellent service provided. We were well looked after at each stage of the...More

2  Thank Charles L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time at Downbelow when were were in Sabah. This was our first diving trip in East Malaysian waters and we weren't disappointed. I have to highlight the exceptional service that we received from the whole crew. From the Jetty at Sutera...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a dive trip with them to Manukan Island. Communication between the folks in DownBelow is really great (special thanks to Jane for helping me every step of the way)! For my dive trip, special thanks to LewLew and Alex for keeping me company....More

1  Thank Charlene R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my husband made scuba diving, snorkeling and visited Proboscis monkeys with the organization of Downbelow team.Evereybody was so friendly,problem-solver and professional.We are really pleased with our experience with Downbelow team. Thank you so much for everything from A to Z. :))

2  Thank UlkerSule
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13 August 2017|
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.
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
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