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Open Water Diving Course & Tioman Trip

Gill Divers
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Experience details

The Open Water Diver course is the perfect place to start your adventure in scuba diving!

The course includes a theory class (with online learning), a pool session, and a scuba diving trip to Tioman, Malaysia. 

Tioman island (or Pulau Tioman, as it is known locally) is one of Malaysia's most popular islands with all sorts of tropical marine life.

After you complete the course successfully you'll be certified to dive depths of 18 meters. 


  • 1 Theory Lesson
  • 1 Pool Session
  • 1 Weekend Dive Trip to Tioman - Up to 5 or 6 dives
  • Equipment Rental (except for Mask & fins)

Pulau Tioman Diving Trip:

  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Includes accommodation, transport, all meals
  • Excludes dive insurance, marine park fee, VISA (if applicable)
  • Departs Friday, 6pm 
  • Back on Sunday, 8pm 


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Theory Lesson:
Gill Divers @ 37 Hongkong St
Tuesdays, 7pm - 10pm

Pool Session:
Outram Secondary School
Sundays, 9am to 4pm 

Pulau Tioman Diving Trip:
Departs from 12 York Hill
Departs Friday 6pm, returns Sunday 8pm

Other important information

Bookings for the theory lesson, pool session, and diving trip are subject to Supplier schedule and availability.

Course Prerequisites:

  • Participants must be at least 10 years of age or older
  • Participants must be able to swim 200m
  • Participants must be able to float or tread for 10 mins without any swimming aids