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Downbelow Eco Lodge

2 star hotel
KK Times Square 2nd Floor, Lot 33, Block F, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
8 rooms
FREE Internet

Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures

Max 4 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Dive, snorkel, blow your first bubbles and climb Mount Kinabalu, all during your stay at Downbelow Eco Lodge
  • The rooms and onsite PADI dive center are just a five minute drive to the marina, where daily trips depart from
  • Dive with turtles, reef fish, barracuda, clown fish, flamboyant cuttlefish and plenty of other macro critters
  • Enjoy the rich waters of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park while still experiencing the buzzing, waterfront atmopshere of KK Times Square
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Booking process


Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 55%
  • 60 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 55.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 52 days prior to arrival
  • 80.0% will be charged if you cancel between 52 and 37 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 37 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Downbelow Eco Lodge

Dive Center


  • PADI 5* IDC Career Development Center 
  • Trips to Tunku Abdul Rahman Park and more..
  • 49 local dive sites, house reef
  • Small group sizes
  • Experienced dive and boat team
  • Purpose built vessels with safety equipment
  • Return boat transfers included on arrival & departure day
  • Only 15 minutes from the mainland


Our PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre is on the idyllic Gaya Island, just 10 minutes by boat from Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah, Malaysia. 

The  dive centre is right on the beach, surrounded by dense, tropical rainforest, from where we offer adventures both below the water’s surface and above. We cater to fun divers, pro divers and groups with tailored programs to suit your needs and all-inclusive packages means that once paid, there is nothing else to worry about. Our island operations are supported by our travel and dive shop on the mainland, where you can book accommodation, travel and buy any equipment you may need for diving, hiking Mt. Kinabalu or jungle trekking. If you’re visiting or diving Sabah, dive with Downbelow.

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PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc

Dive Center Facilities

  • Onsite Training Pool
  • Onsite Classroom
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Retail Shop
  • House Reef
  • Dive Boat
  • Onsite Accommodation
  • Food & Drinks

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Resort Amenities


  • Island Hopping
  • Cultural Excursions
  • Hiking

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning


  • Lounge/Tv Area

Resort Description

Downbelow Eco Lodge is based in the heart of Kota Kinabalu Times Square, with a PADI dive center on premise and free transfers to the jetty.

Downbelow Marine & Wildlife dive center has set up its own accommodation to give divers ultimate convenience and flexibility. The clean and comfortable rooms are air-conditioned and are the perfect place to rest in between dives. Enjoy diving among exotic fish and colorful corals in crystal clear Malaysian seas, and swim with turtles, reef fish and macro life including barracuda, clown fish, flamboyant cuttlefish and much more. 

How to get there


  • Kota Kinabalu International Airport is a 15 minute taxi ride from the airport. Ask for Kota Kinabalu Times Square.
  • From Times Square, head to the courtyard at the center and look for the brightly colored “DOWNBELOW” sign above the dive shop at Block F Lot 33.
  • Alternatively, you can arrange an airport transfer in advance for an additional fee (advance notice required). 
  • Check-in time is 2 pm. 


  • Check-out time is 12 noon.
  • Upon check-out, the Downbelow Team will help you call a taxi back to the airport.
  • Alternatively, if you have organised an airport transfer, your driver will assist you with your bags and drop you at the airport.



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