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Best Places For Diving Courses In Malaysia

Best Places For Diving Courses In Malaysia

Best Places For Diving Courses In Malaysia

Scuba diving is a one-of-a-kind experience that everyone should experience at least once in their lives. Although you can see what’s on the bottom of the ocean through television or the internet, physically witnessing and experiencing these spectacles yourself provides a whole new level of appreciation for the ocean. It is also possible for one to obtain a license if they want to freely swim in the ocean that benefits their schedule. However, how and where does one get a scuba license if they wish to further their interest in scuba diving?

The Anti Gravity Divers is a diving organization in Malaysia that can be one of the best diving courses in malaysia as it has earned 5 stars in the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) and is located in Perhentian Island, Terengganu which is the east coast located in Malaysia. Their diving sites consist of multiple locations around Perhentian Kecil with some of them being more popular than the others such as Tukun Laut, shark point, Batu Nisan, and multiple shipwrecks that are now home to various fishes such as jackfish, lionfish, scorpionfish, sea horses and even the blue-ring octopus which is known to be one of the most venomous sea creatures in the world. For people who want to get into scuba diving, they offer a Discover Scuba Diving lesson for RM 250 and Scuba Diving courses for RM 890 while Open Water Diving costs RM 1,250. This could demotivate aspiring divers to further pursue their diving career, it may be worth the investment to learn the risks of diving and learning how to prevent such risks from occurring to not only them, but to other fellow divers as well.

Additionally, Scuba DoBeDo! offers scuba diving courses in Kuala Lumpur with its strategic location to attract both tourists and locals alike. However because of its location, their price of their courses are pricier than other locations. For comparison, Scuba DoBeDo! offers RM 1,790 for Open Water Diving courses and RM 1,690 for Advanced Open Water Diving courses. For scuba diving holidays who want to get into diving at a cheaper cost, they should visit places such as Perhentian, Sipadan and Tioman Island to purchase these courses at more affordable prices without trying to sell their liver to afford it, figuratively speaking.

Most importantly, divers must ensure that their instructors are legally PADI certified as there are cases of divers scamming learners and other casual or new divers by not handing out certificates and handing out an SSI license instead of the PADI license. Although the SSI license and PADI license are similar, divers have paid to obtain a PADI license and are eligible to request the appropriate license instead. Moreover, tourist divers must ensure that their guide is a PADI certified instructor to ensure not only their safety, but also Therefore, divers who encounter this issue must contact the organization in charge and demand the license they paid for if they were to receive a different license.

Gwendolyn Carter

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