Private Boat Charter
Hire Downbelow’s fast boats for your holiday, island hopping & snorkeling safaris
Downbelow dive boats moored in our
stunning lagoon in front of our Dive Centre
Downbelow’s spacious dive boats are available for holiday private charters, island hopping day trips through the islands.
Our boats are based at Sutera Harbour Marina in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo.
Our boats are purpose-built Scuba diving vessels and are also ideal for snorkelling or island hopping within the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park.
We can arrange destinations further afield, such as Pulau Tiga.
Downbelow have an ever-growing range of boats to choose from.
Our 37ft, 35ft & 32ft fast boats boasting twin 200 / 150 / 115 hp Yamaha engines are the most popular ones.
Racing to Pulau Tiga with the
Tunku Abdul Rahman Park in the background
The chartered boats easily accommodates groups, friends and family day trips from Kota Kinabalu at very affordable prices.
Days can be tailored to the individual, with beach BBQ’s on deserted tropical islands or island hopping trips during which you can visit Gaya Island, Manukan Island, Mamutik Island, Sapi Island and Sulug Island.
Or do all in one day with a beach BBQ and sunset drinks after a day in the tropical marine environment.
Our charter boats have canopy roofs, providing shade from the sun.
Side panels roll down to provide shelter from tropical rain showers, should they occur.
All boats are equipped with state of the art GPS, sounders and marine radios, life bouys, oxygen & First Aid kits.
Our Dive Boat with the Stunning backdrop of Mt Kinabalu
Every boat has its own dedicated and qualified captain.
They are all highly experienced in these waters so our clients can rest assured that they are in good hands.
Our International staff team come as part of the charter.
Dedicated Boat Captains, GPS, Sounders & Marine Radios
All our snorkel guides and boat captains are trained in Emergency First Response.
All our dive guides and snorkel guides are professionally qualified and in teaching / member status.
We adhere to PADI Standards & Procedures and British HSE Guidelines.
Throughout the day there are many dive and snorkel sites to choose from.
We offer Ship Spotting Cruises for those interested to get a little closer to the cargo and cruise vessels waiting to enter Kota Kinabalu port located outside the TAR Park.
Please contact us for more information and to enquire about your special day in the surrounding waters of Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, TARP – offshore Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Pre-booking is necessary to secure our Boat, Captain and Divemasters/ Instructors.
Boasting fast Yamaha Engines, they are specially designed for
varied Scuba Diving, Snorkeling & Island Hopping for groups, friends and family fun!