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Joanne Cotterill

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Joanne Cotterill
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Borneo Dream is an authorised PADI 5 Star Dive Resort also offering a range of Technical Diving through TDI based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo. We aim to be the Premier Dive Operator in Kota Kinabalu. We offer the best range of scuba diving courses and diving trips along the west coast of Sabah. We aim to cater for all levels of diving knowledge and experience - from non divers all the way through to technical diver. Whether you be travelling with your family, your partner, a group of friends or on your own we will have the perfect scuba diving or snorkeling experience for you.

We are also a licensed Inbound Tour Operator in Sabah meaning we can both help arrange your scuba diving and snorkeling experiences alongside arranging land trips and accommodation for you. A one stop service for certified divers and those interested in having a go at diving.

Our business is run by an English couple - Joanne & Billy. Jo is a PADI Divemaster. Billy is a PADI Instructor, TDI Rebreather Instructor, SDI Instructor and DSAT Gas Blender Instructor (phew!). They are also both commercially endorsed RYA Advanced Powerboat Skippers. Scuba diving has been their favourite pastime for many years and they wanted to share their passion for the underwater world with visitors to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. They are supported by a team of Dream Boys and Dream Girls - qualified Professionals all aiming to deliver a great scuba diving experience for our customers every day, every dive.

Making a positive difference toy our local marine environment is also really important to the Borneo Dream Team. We live a breath both showing our customers the best the South China Sea has to offer from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah as well as doing our best to preserve it for future underwater visitors to Sabah.

Our company has a very clear focus on three areas: Safety, Quality and Enjoyment. That's why we have the best diving day boats in Kota Kinabalu (a 10m x 4m catamaran), first class dive gear, excellent safety equipment, we only use qualified Professionals, a greater choice of dive courses and dive trips and small groups per PADI Professional (for dive courses and trips). We find that these things make us stand out from the competition and ensure that our customers have a great time.

Our breadth of diving offering is backed up be our association with a select range of Internationally recognised Diving Associations:- PADI 5 Star Dive Resort #36409, BSAC Diver Training Centre and TDISDI Dive Centre.

Working to the same high standards as any other PADI Resort or Centre. We offer all the PADI recreational courses from PADI Discover Scuba Diving through to PADI Divemaster including the world famous PADI Open Water Diver Course. Nitrox or Enriched Air available upon request along with Enriched Air Diver Courses. We are the only PADI Dive Operator in Sabah able to run the PADI Semi Closed Rebreather course and Wreck Diver speciality courses.

Technical Courses through to Closed Circuit Rebreather Training using Air or Trimix. We are the only provider of Closed Circuit Rebreather Training in Sabah, Borneo.

To contact the Borneo Dream Team just email us at

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