Sutera Harbour Resort, Asia’s first fully-integrated resort which comprises of The Pacific Sutera Hotel, The Magellan Sutera Resort and The Sutera Harbour Marina, Golf & Country Club has been recently recognized as a PADI Dive Resort by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) which is the world’s largest recreational diving membership and diver training organization.
The Sutera Harbour Dive Resort (S-22916) will be offering a full range of high quality PADI Dive Courses as well as leisure diving and snorkeling trips which includes PADI Snorkeling Experiences (Guided snorkeling), Try-Dives, PADI Open Water Diver Course, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course, PADI Specialty Courses, PADI Dive Master Internship as well as diving courses for children from 8 years of age.
The Sutera Harbour Resort is the only 5-Star Resort in mainland Sabah with its own PADI Dive Resort. It also offers a unique experience for first time divers with access to the resort’s swimming pools for Try Dives and Diver Training which helps to create a safer, more comfortable environment.
All snorkeling and diving courses will be conducted by the professional and experienced Borneo Dream Travel & Tours Sdn Bhd, a premier Dive Operator in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. As a certified PADI 5-Star Dive Resort, Borneo Dream delivers high quality, safe and enjoyable scuba diving and snorkeling activities. They have a range of fully equipped diving boats, qualified PADI professionals who go the extra mile to create a ‘5-star’ diving experience for guests of Sutera Harbour Resort.
Borneo Dream was also awarded the “PADI Dive Centre of the Month” for December 2011 by PADI for its excellence in delivery of PADI dive courses.
Diving and snorkeling activities have become popular recreational sports among the foreign tourists as well as the locals. With Sabah being part of the Coral Triangle, home to some of the most diversified marine life in the world, Sutera Harbour Dive Resort hopes to showcase the amazing wonders of the underwater world of the South China Sea and educate its guests on coral reef preservation.
Whilst Sipadan is well known as a diving destination in Sabah, there are also several diving sites easily accessible from Kota Kinabalu which offers ideal conditions for diver training, chilled out diving for new divers and fascinating dives for the more experienced divers.
Sutera Harbour Resort offers a wide range of diving trips for the visiting certified divers, mainly, the nearby Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park for diving on coral reefs; Pulau Tiga & Mayne Rock for interesting dive sites for confident divers and diving on World War Two (WW2) wrecks for the very experienced diver.
Source = Sutera Harbour Resort