Gaya Island Diving & Snorkelling
Gaya Island Diving
Gaya Island Diving is one of the populat activities at Pulau Gaya. Gaya Island is the biggest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman National forest, closest to downtown Kota Kinabalu (KK) and is covered with the dense virgin, tropical forest. It has actually been a forest reserve because 1923.
Dive Downbelow PADI 5 CELEBRITY IDC Centre on Gaya Island. Our PADI 5 Celebrity Dive & Adventure Centre is the excellent location for aquatic and wildlife lovers! Elected No 1 on Journey Specialist’s “Points to do in Kota Kinabalu” we lie just 10 mins speedboat ride from central Kota Kinabalu. Our Dive & Adventure Center is preferably situated for visitors and also citizens of the city ahead and invest an excursion with us. Bordered by primary jungle and also the tropical ocean, site visitors could delight in Daily Scuba Diving, Attempt Dives for first timers, Snorkelling as well as Skin Diving/ Freediving.
If you favor investing your time over the surface area, the Dive Centre likewise offers Walking, Sea Kayaking & Hiking, sunbathing, wildlife watching or just checking out a publication to the noise of the jungle.
At 15 km ², Gaya Island is the largest of the 5 beautiful islands that make up the continent mass of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park (TARPAULIN). Our Dive & Journey Centre is enclosed by a wall surface of virgin exotic rainforest, which is alive with a selection of noticeable and less evident wildlife. Hornbills, apes, snakes and also butterflies are plentiful, as well as on a regular basis detected. The Dive Centre is also consistently gone to by numerous varieties of reptile and a selection of birds so broad that it gets ornithologists quite excited at the possibility of investing a day at the Downbelow Beach Home.
Pulau Gaya Snorkelling
Designated Pulau Gaya snorkelling tracks that weave through Borneo’s vibrant reef are located along Malohom Coastline. This leaves the front of the resort’s exclusive bay, which provides guests the possibility to sign up for a tour as well as enjoy a knowledgeable discourse concerning the coral reef and also its fishy occupants from the Resident Marine Biologist as they swim along (you’ll soon find that there’s all kind of nature pros at Gaya Island Hotel!).
Gaya Island Activities
A Charming Jungle Stroll
What are the other Gaya Island activities that you can consider while visiting Gaya Island? Take a revitalizing walk through the virgin rainforest with Gaya Island’s Homeowner Conservationist. Justin, the pro that leads the forest excursion, will offer you an educational and engaging nature see for yourself– explaining the various varieties as well as locating enjoyable critters. For curious visitors, there’s a possibility to get associated with a mini assisted life sciences job too …!
Feast like a local chieftain at a tribal BBQ
Dine Borneo-style by getting stuck into an interesting barbecue in a beach mangrove setting, to the noise of live conventional Kadazan songs. View the sundown as it lowers behind Mount Kinabalu with a glass of famous Kadazan rice wine (known as Living), prior to tucking right into fresh regional fish barbequed around the campfire.
PADI Underwater Digital Photography Class
Are you a passionate diver and interested to document your aquatic antics? Take your remarkable pastime an action further and also sign up for a two-part training course in electronic underwater photography. Based around today’s easy point-and-shoot electronic cams, student scuba divers can fingernail the skills (it’s about the light) as well as practical methods (staying still) needed to break remarkable undersea pictures. The courses are during adventures to chosen dive websites within Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.
Pulau Gaya has 20 km of trekking trails as well as 2 5 star hotels called Gayana Eco Resort, the home of the Marine Ecology Research Centre, and Bunga Raya Island Hotel on the north-east part of the island.
Gaya Island diving & snorkelling is still the most popular and all-time favourite activities in Gaya Island. Hope you enjoy your diving journey at Pulau Gaya.