Category Archives: Special Offers

Go PRO team member Tim teaches PADI Digital Underwater Photography Specialty!

Tim, one of our Go PRO team members and PADI IDC Staff Instructor is teaching, his PADI Divemaster intern Majda, the PADI Digital Underwater Photography Specialty course and is assisted by our PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) intern Martin … Continue reading

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Sola Dive 500 Underwater Light Product Review

We’ve received a new shipment of interesting products at our dive shop in Kota Kinabalu. PADI Course Director Richard, who knows his way around light rigs, took one of the exciting products – the Sola Dive 500 – out for … Continue reading

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Travel BC Rig for the Scuba Pro that Gets Around

Our dive shop is humming with the excitement of all sorts of new products, and through our Product of the Month promotion we will highlight what is most interesting every month. For the mont of September, the DiveRite TravelPac BCD … Continue reading

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Diving Gear for Recreational & Professional Scuba Divers

Our PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre on Gaya island is well known, but fewer people know about our head office in KK Times Square in Kota Kinabalu. Not only is it our admin HQ, but it’s also home to … Continue reading

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Local & International Scuba Diving Interns Team Up

Part of doing a professional diving internship at Downbelow is the people you get to meet and the non-diving knowledge you gain. When our international interns and local interns team up, good things happen. Both locals and international interns learn … Continue reading

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Divemaster Does Shark Conservation Speciality in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Big Shark Shout Out Week is halfway through and Downbelow is pushing hard as ever. Joining the good fight is Divemaster Tim who added the AWARE Shark Conservation Speciality to the Nitrox course that he’s doing with us today. Divemaster … Continue reading

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Interns Become Shark Conservation Speciality Instructors in Sabah, Borneo

A couple of days ago we told you that our resident PADI Course Director Richard became PADI’s first Shark Conservation Speciality instructor and instructor trainer. He hasn’t sat still since. From the link above you will know that Richard trained … Continue reading

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The 1st Shark Conservation Speciality Instructor & Instructor Trainer

It was a big weekend at Downbelow for conservation, for our resident Course Director and for sharks. Project AWARE recently launched a new speciality; the Project AWARE Shark Conservation Diver Distinctive Speciality. Downbelow’s MD and resident PADI Course Director Richard Swann demonstrated … Continue reading

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1 Month IDC Internship starts 26 Aug – Special Offer

As scheduled, our next PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) is taking place from 6 – 17 September (with 16 & 17 being the PADI Instructor Examination IE). To supercharge the impact of your PADI IDC, experience in a busy dive … Continue reading

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Malaysia IDC Instructor Development Course Workshops

IDC Malaysia: The candidates from our latest PADI IDC Instructor Development Course here in Sabah are nearly done and hitting the books hard in preparation of the upcoming PADI IE Instructor Examination. Last week, now resident Course Director Richard conducted … Continue reading

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