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Scuba Buddies aim to popularize and promote the sport of scuba diving as a fun, relaxing and thoroughly cool past time suitable for everyone to enjoy. So, no matter at what stage of life you are at and no matter how old you are, scuba diving is your first step to explore a whole new world while sharing quality time with your family, loved ones or just bonding with your buddies/ buddettes.

Scuba Buddies shop is located in the heart of Subang Jaya; Malaysia within THE SUMMIT shopping centre. The Scuba Buddies dive centre will offer a host of complete scuba diving services and solutions ranging from scuba diving education, equipment sales, rental, servicing/repair and dive expeditions. We will also be running this extensive online resource for this region.

All our scuba diving education courses are run according to the PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors) program and certification procedures. We offer affordable and flexible professional training from the basics to professional levels of diving qualifications.

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Dive Guide

Tioman Island

Tioman island is the ideal getaway and tropical island retreat offering a host of activities ranging from sea sports to jungle trekking. Located off the Pahang State Wildlife authority, Tioman is a protected marine park and offers scuba divers and sea lovers a myriad of marine life to observe.

The island, reef and mini caverns surrounding Tioman provide an active setting for divers to explore and sunken fishing wrecks, also prove to be ideal sanctuaries for groupers, sharks and eels.

For scuba divers, Tioman is the most accessible diving destination from Kuala Lumpur as there are direct flights to Tioman from Subang Airport. Alternatively, driving is a common option and takes 5 hours to get to Mersing, a coastal town where we transfer on to a speedboat to get to Tioman. There are also Tioman liveaboards going there on a frequent basis starting from Singapore.

Tioman and it’s surrounding cluster of islands offer good diving spots and is ideal for a short diving getaway. Providing flexibility and variety in accommodation, activities and food, Tioman is hard to beat in terms of value.

Redang Island

A tropical island paradise which is an all time favourite for divers. Teeming with corals and marine life.

The stretch of beachfront on peninsular Malaysia facing the South China Sea offers an abundance of coral and sea life to the avid diving community and none more so than around the stretch of the island off the coast of Terengganu State. Redang and it’s adjacent cluster of islands have been a long time favourite for divers in Malaysia.

Clear sapphire blue waters that contain rich and colourful thriving corals support an eco-system that attracts marine life abundantly. Sharks, turtles and rays are common visitors to these waters and whale sharks migrate through these areas. Diving in general here is good and offers novices and experienced divers alike a dive experience to remember. Night diving here offers a selection of marine life that is divers and rarely seen normally.

Redang is accessible by speedboats and ferries from Merang and Kuala Terengganu. The boat ride takes about 45 minutes to an hour. Kuala Terengganu is about 7 hours drive from Kuala Lumpur but an advisable mode of transport is flying to Kuala Terengganu which takes 45 minutes from Kuala Lumpur.

Perhentian Island

Perhentian Island offers pristine white beaches and clear blue waters for divers and snorkellers alike.

Perhentian Island is located just 21 km off the coast of Terengganu State on the east coast of Malaysia and offers a splendid location for most sea sports activities. Clear blue waters and sandy white beaches that stretch along 2 main islands (Perhentian Besar & Perhentian Kecil) make up the lure and charm of the Perhentian Island.

Diving in Perhentian Island is easy and with depths averaging 30 m, conditions are ideal for all levels. Big pelagics such as whale sharks migrate through these waters. The reef here is also thriving and offers a variety of corals and smaller life form to view.

To get to Perhentian, one would have to board a speedboat at Kuala Besut located north of Terengganu. Driving to Kuala Besut will take 7-8 hours from Kuala Lumpur. Hence it will be more convenient to fly to Kota Bahru airport (1 hour) and then hire a taxi to take you to Kuala Besut (1 hour). The boat to Perhentian will take about 40 minutes.


The Scuba Buddies offers scuba diving education under PADI standards and procedures. PADI which is the acronym for the PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DIVING INSTRUCTORS offers a host of education programmes for both recreational diving and for individuals who want to take this whole experience to a whole new level. Let’s face it, if you really enjoy and love diving, why not spread the news and experience by teaching yourself? Hey, we are doing it !!

  • Open Water Diver Course
  • Advanced Open Water Diver Course I
  • Adavnced Open Water Diver Course II

Discover scuba diving in Manado Island (Sulawesi)

Visitors from around the world are discovering Manado’s sun-drenched island paradises and peerless diving and snorkeling around Bunaken, one of the world’s most beautiful coral environments. With an almost unbelievable variety of teeming sea life, superb visibility and spectacular scenery, Bunaken is the chief attraction of North Sulawesi for divers and non-divers alike. With much of the best coral just under the surface, the seagardens are easily accessible to snorkelers. Non-divers can experience much of Bunaken’s wonder through a glass-bottom boat. Bunaken can be reached by speedboat or motorized outrigger in around 30 minutes from Manado.

Situated at the doorstep of Bunaken National Marine Park, Tasik Ria Resort offers you comfort and relaxation coupled with excellent diving and snorkeling services.

In Japanese




私達のインストラクターは、 PADI認定で、より安全、快適にライセンスがとれるまで指導していきます。



スキューバ・バディーズはみんなさんが海を楽しむため、安全で気楽にライセンスがとれるPADI(PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DIVING INSTRUCTORS の略、世界で有名なダイバー指導団体です)認定のスキューバ・ダイビング・コースを行っています。

  • オープン・ウォーター・ダイバー
  • アドヴァンスド・オープン・ウォーター・ダイバーI
  • アドヴァンスド・オープン・ウォーター・ダイバーII

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