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A little decadence in Borneo’s rainforest!

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A little decadence in Borneo’s rainforest, comes in the form of Borneo Rainforest Lodge (BRL) in Danum Valley! BRL defines the environmentally-friendly ‘Borneo Safari’, and our Downbelow Marine and Wildlife Adventures operations define excellence in customer service for clients...
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The ‘Diving Dream’ is the professional divers’ lifestyle!

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The ‘Diving Dream’ is the professional divers’ lifestyle, and one that many recreational divers pursue through continuing their diver education – from as early as participating in the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program! For Ashley and Katie, our current PADI Divemaster internship...
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Expedition Borneo’s adrenalin high on Padas River!

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Expedition Borneo’s adrenalin high on Padas River was experienced by our last Danish adventure group for this year! Great timing for white water rafting the wild rapids of Beaufort’s Padas River is during the monsoon/typhoon season, or during the random tropical rainstorms that...
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Re-opening of Mount Kinabalu Summit – Low’s Peak for New Year 2016!

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All of Sabah, and the world, are looking forward to the re-opening of Mount Kinabalu Summit Low’s Peak for New Year 2016! It would be amazing to have the iconic national landmark, Mount Kinabalu, fully restored to its former glory in the same year as an earthquake devastated its...
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Layang Layang Island Resort Early Bird Promotion

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Layang Layang Island offers some of the most amazing world class scuba diving to be found anywhere in Sabah, Borneo…AND our Sabah Travel Centre are offering an early bird promotion of 5 nights for scuba diving enthusiasts! The chance to explore wondrous dive sites of...
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‘Live Like Dive Downbelow’: Once-in-a-lifetime experience!

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For our admin executive Shirley, our ‘Live Like Dive Downbelow’ motto offered her a once-in-a-lifetime experience to ‘Try Dive’ on our PADI Discover Scuba Diving program! Shirley has been part of the ‘Downbelow family’ for more than 5 years, and found the courage to experience...
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Another successful PADI Instructor Examination!

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At Downbelow, everyone celebrates another successful PADI Instructor Examination (IE) this September 2015! Resident Platinum PADI Course Director Richard Swann lives his diving dream by imparting his expertise in professional diving with others who want to experience that dive...
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Climbing Mount Kinabalu is re-opened to visitors!

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Booming popularity in the Crocker Range World Heritage Site of Kinabalu National Park, as climbing Mount Kinabalu is re-opened to visitors! Any mountain climbing along the Timpohon trail is deemed safe as far as the Laban Rata plateau only – so there’s no program to reach the...

Witness conservation in action at Turtle Island!

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The Fleming children were speechless when they got to witness conservation in action at Turtle Island! A visit to Selingan Island can be combined with other tours offered by our Sabah Travel Centre, such as the Gomantong Caves and Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Sanctuary,...
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Downbelow’s summer of Camps!

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Downbelow’s summer of Camps International went ‘without a hitch’ for the entire summer school holidays of the visiting young adventurers’ from the UK! This 2015, saw more than 300 students from various schools around the UK visiting our premier PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre in Kota...