panorama diver PADI 5* dive center

Perhentian Island Kecil (Long beach) Terengganu

WELCOME TO PANORAMA DIVER


Panorama Diver, located at Pulau Perhentian Kecil - Long Beach is a family run business that caters to backpackers, travellers and holidaymakers who are looking for Fun Dives or Scuba Diving Courses together with clean, basic, affordable and low-budget rooms or dorms.

Pulau Perhentian is located in the South China Sea 21 km from the coast of Kuala Besut, Terengganu. We have more than 20 dive spots that are suitable for all levels of experience.

New divers can have a nice relaxing reef dive while be amazed by the brilliantly colored tropical fish and coral. Experienced divers can enjoy the freedom of spectacular reef diving, adventurous wreck diving and deep dives in an extremely idyllic and laid back setting.

Discover Scuba + Snorkeling (2 Days)

RM300


Discovery Scuba Dive is NOT an actual scuba certification; it serves as a quick taster of what it is to dive in the Open Water. If you like it and want to do the Open Water Course, you can just upgrade this package after the first dive. 

What’s included?
o 1 x Discover Scuba Diving for beginners (Max depth 12 meters)
o 1 x Snorkeling trip that goes to 6 different sites; Turtle Point, 3 different Coral Gardens, Shark Point and Fishing Village for lunch (lunch not included in the price)
o All relevant materials and equipment rental
o Experienced PADI Instructor
o Free water refill and unlimited coffee & tea (Bring your own bottle for water refill)
o Free breakfast during dive days (8.30am – 11.30am) Bring snacks if you are doing the morning dive.
o AC/FAN DORM is included in the price for free, ONLY for the duration of the course.

Accommodation
o FAN ROOMS are RM80 per night for the duration of the course.
o For AC/FAN DORM, if the course is not completed in the time frame given an extra RM25 per night will be charge.

IMPORTANT
Before enrolling in a scuba course, you should have basic swimming skills. It is important that you know how to swim without a life jacket and not be terrified and uncomfortable in the sea.

PADI Open Water (3.5 Days)

RM1050


The Open Water Course is the full entry-level certification course which allows divers to be certified for diving up to 18m or 60ft accompanied by a dive buddy or dive professional.

What’s included?
o All relevant materials and equipment rental
o Experienced PADI Instructor
o Free water refill and unlimited coffee & tea (Bring your own bottle for water refill)
o Free breakfast during dive days (8.30am – 11.30am) Bring snacks if you are doing the morning dive.
o AC/FAN DORM is included in the price for free, ONLY for the duration of the course.

Accommodation
o FAN ROOMS are RM80 per night for the duration of the course.
o For AC/FAN DORM, if the course is not completed in the time frame given an extra RM25 per night will be charge.

Schedule Example
Day One: DVD Session/Open Water Dive 1 (10.45am to 5pm approx.)
Day Two: Theory Session/Confined Water Practice/Open Water Dive 2 (7.45am to 5pm)
Day Three: Theory Session/Confined Water Practice/Open Water Dive 3 (7.45am to 5pm)
Day Four: Exam/Open Water Dive 4 (7.45am to 11.30am)

The minimum days to complete this course is 3.5 days, it can’t be any shorter than that even if you opt for the eLearning. If you are starting this course on the day you arrive, you need to be on the island before 10am and leave on the fourth day at 12pm or 4pm boat.
 
IMPORTANT
Before enrolling in a scuba course, you should have basic swimming skills. It is important that you know how to swim without a life jacket and not be terrified and uncomfortable in the sea.

5% discount for Fun Dives sign up after completing the course.

Coral Propagation Workshop (1 Day)


RM400
This short coral gardening workshop is an introductory level training program that teaches the participants basic techniques of Coral Propagation. This workshop helps point out the important procedures that lessen stress in the coral reefs.

What’s included?
o All relevant materials and equipment rental
o Experienced Coral Propagation Trainer
o Free water refill and unlimited coffee & tea (Please bring your own bottle for water refill)
o AC/FAN DORM is included in the price for free, ONLY for the duration of the course.

Accommodation
o FAN ROOMS are RM80 per night for the duration of the course.
o For AC/FAN DORM, if the course is not completed in the time frame given an extra RM25 per night will be charge.

Example Schedule
10am – 11am: Theory & Videos
11am – 12pm: Lunch
1pm – 5pm: Coral propagation

Can I enroll?
1. Anyone aged 10 and above
2. Non-divers and divers

What will I learn?
1. Introduction to Coral Propagation
2. Corals
3. Substrates
4. Tools and Equipment for Coral Propagation
5. Coral Propagation Techniques

Course outcome
Receive a digital certificate of participation under Ocean Quest and Sea Shepherd.

The workshop is conducted in Panorama Diver through our partnership with Ocean Quest - Sea Shepherd Dive.

Coral Propagation Course (2 Days)


RM1000
This is a 2-day comprehensive module in developing deeper understanding of the coral propagation techniques towards a common goal for rehabilitation and conservation.

What’s included?
• 5 Coral Gardening Dives
• All relevant materials and equipment rental
• Experienced Coral Propagation Trainer 
• Free water refill and unlimited coffee & tea (Bring your own bottle for water refill)
• Free two days of breakfast (8.30am – 11.30am) Bring snacks if you are doing the morning dive.
• AC/FAN DORM is included in the price for free, ONLY for the duration of the course

Accommodation
o FAN ROOMS are RM80 per night for the duration of the course.
o For AC/FAN DORM, if the course is not completed in the time frame given an extra RM25 per night will be charge.

Example Schedule
Day 1:
10.45am: videos
1.45pm: Dive 1 (Buoyancy check)

Day 2:
7.45am: Dive 2 (Substrate collection)
10.45am: Dive 3 (Fragment collection)
1.45pm: Dive 4 (Propagation)

Day 3:
7.45am: Dive 5 (Nursery development)

Can I enroll?
Certified Divers ONLY. Minimum diving qualification is Open Water Diver with at least 15 logged dives. Those with less number of dives or have not been diving for over six (6) months are required to do a preliminary dive assessment with the trainer prior to the course. An extra RM180.

What will I learn?
• Introduction to Coral Propagation
• Corals
• Substrates
• Tools & Equipment for Coral Propagation
• Coral Propagation Techniques
• Monitoring Techniques for Coral Propagation

Course outcome
1. Receive a digital certificate as a Coral Gardener under Ocean Quest and Sea Shepherd.
2. Participate in any of Ocean Quest - Sea Shepherd Dive on-going Coral restoration projects, and be ready to respond in case of disaster.
3. Continuing education towards becoming a trainer or follow the path of becoming part of the research/ exploration team.

The course is conducted in Panorama Diver through our partnership with Ocean Quest - Sea Shepherd Dive.

PADI Advanced Open Water (2 Days)

RM950


The Advanced Open Water Course is the next step on your scuba journey after Open Water and it allows you to dive 30m/100ft.

There are 5 dives included in Advanced Open Water. The two which is compulsory is the Deep Dive and the Navigation Dive. The other available dives are Wreck Dive, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Fish Identification, Underwater Naturalist, Drift Diver and Night Dive.

What’s included?
o All relevant materials and equipment rental
o Experienced PADI Instructor
o Free water refill and unlimited coffee & tea (Bring your own bottle for water refill)
o Free breakfast during dive days (8.30am – 11.30am) Bring snacks if you are doing the morning dive.
o AC/FAN DORM is included in the price for free, ONLY for the duration of the course.

Accommodation
o FAN ROOMS are RM80 per night for the duration of the course.
o For AC/FAN DORM, if the course is not completed in the time frame given an extra RM25 per night will be charge.
 
IMPORTANT
When was your last dive and how many dives have you logged? If you have not been diving for more than 6 months, then you need to do a refresher before you start the package. An extra RM180.

5% Discount for Fun Dives sign up after completing the course.

PADI Rescue Diver (3 Days)

RM1000


The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills.

Topics include:
• Self-rescue
• Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
• Emergency management and equipment
• Rescuing panicked divers
• Rescuing unresponsive divers

What’s included?
o All relevant materials and equipment rental
o 4 dives
o Experienced PADI Instructor
o Free water refill and unlimited coffee & tea (Bring your own bottle for water refill)
o Free breakfast during dive days (8.30am – 11.30am) Bring snacks if you are doing the morning dive.
o AC/FAN DORM is included in the price for free, ONLY for the duration of the course.

Accommodation
o FAN ROOMS are RM80 per night for the duration of the course.
o For AC/FAN DORM, if the course is not completed in the time frame given an extra RM25 per night will be charge.

You will need to have a valid Emergency First Responder Certification before signing up for the Rescue Course.

IMPORTANT
When was your last dive and how many dives have you logged? If you have not been diving for more than 6 months, then you need to do a refresher before you start the package. An extra RM180.

5% Discount for Fun Dives sign up after completing the course.

Emergency First Responder (1 Day)

RM390


Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. Course participants learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a non-stressful learning environment.

What’s included?
o All relevant materials and equipment rental
o Experienced PADI Instructor
o Free water refill and unlimited coffee & tea (Bring your own bottle for water refill)
o AC/FAN DORM is included in the price for free, ONLY for the duration of the course.

Accommodation
o FAN ROOMS are RM80 per night for the duration of the course.
o For AC/FAN DORM, if the course is not completed in the time frame given an extra RM25 per night will be charge.

5% Discount for Fun Dives sign up after completing the course.

Divemaster Course/Internship


The PADI Divemaster course/internship is your first level of professional training. As a PADI Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. This will prepare you for your Instructor Development Course (IDC), if you choose to continue in the professional world.

Requirements:
• Minimum 18 years old.
• Hold a minimum of Rescue Diver Certification.
• Hold a valid EFR Primary and Secondary Care (CPR & First Aid) completed within the last 24 months.
• A medical statement signed by a physician – Please write to us for the PADI Medical Questionnaire.
• Minimum of 40 logged dives before you start your PADI Divemaster Course/Internship.

If you do not have the dive requirements, you can complete your courses and fun dives with us before starting your Divemaster Course/Internship.

We offer two different ways for the Divemaster Course.

Divemaster Course
Complete your Divemaster course in 1.5 months with the price of RM3750 (excluding PADI fee).

Divemaster Internship
Complete your Divemaster internship in 2.5 months. Only pay for the PADI fees (please check PADI website for the latest price) and Crew Pack RM900. This will consist of 3.5 days of diving and 3.5 days of working in the shop and other departments of Panorama.

Fun Dives


We do 4 dives per day at 8.30am, 11.30am, 2.30pm and 6.30pm (Night Dive). But we ask our divers to be at the shop 45 minutes before the dives.
 
IMPORTANT
Let us know your certification level, the date of your last dive and how many dives have you logged. If you have not been diving for more than 6 months, then you will be required to do a refresher before you start the package. An extra RM180.

PADI eLearning


PADI eLearning allows you to begin your dive education at your convenience, using your desktop, laptop or mobile device with internet connection.

PADI eLearning lets you:
• Use videos, audio, graphics and text, plus short quizzes that let you gauge your progress, and then offers a review of anything you happen to miss.
• Access the material for one year, plus gain unlimited access to an online version of the course manual.
• Complete the theory in approximately 3-5 days.

By completing the theory online, you will ONLY do a knowledge review and dive skills with a PADI Instructor when you arrive on the island. You will have more time to enjoy other activities on the island but the duration of the course remains the same. You can choose to do eLearning or learn the whole course on the island. 

The PADI eLearning is OPTIONAL not compulsory.

IMPORTANT
• MUST complete the eLearning before arriving.
• NEED to show a digital copy of your eRecord or email it to Panorama Diver.
• Each student must have their own email address. Families or friends cannot share one email.

Make an eco-friendly choice by opting for PADI eLearning.

Accomodation


The accommodation is basic and low-budget beach-hut style fan rooms and dorms. All our fan rooms are double rooms. The AC Dorm has 20 beds and the Fan Dorms have 4 beds. 

Check in is at 12pm and check out is at 11.30am. Towels, toilet rolls and mosquito nets are provided in all fan rooms and dorms. You can leave your valuables in the safety box at reception.

Pulau Perhentian has no main power; generators are used to supply power to the fan rooms and dorms which normally turn off from 8am-10am and 4pm-6.30pm.

Panorama Chalet only allows 1 extra night for those who are taking one of our dive packages. Which means, you will have to directly rebook your extra nights with Panorama Chalet personally at +6013-6902616 (Mek Ju) Extra nights will be charged at RM150 for a Fan Room and RM40 per person for Dormitory.

Accommodation
o FAN ROOMS are RM80 per night for the duration of the course.
o AC/FAN DORM is included in the price for free, ONLY for the duration of the course. If the course is not completed in the time frame given an extra RM25 per night will be charge.

Panorama Diver only reserve rooms for those who are taking one of our Dive packages. For ROOM bookings only, please call Office: +6013-6902616 (Mek Ju)

Get Here


Boat transfers are NOT included. For boat transfer you can directly buy the ticket at the jetty in Kuala Besut. To reserve a boat transfer, you can call Kuala Besut Travel at +609 6974948. There are boats from 7am until 6pm (depending on weather) every other hour to Long Beach, Perhentian Kecil. The boats leave the island to return to Kuala Besut Jetty at 8am, 12pm and 4pm daily.

Walking from Long Beach Jetty you will see Panorama Diver first which is less than 100m. 50m down of Long Beach is where Panorama chalets and dorms are located.

Book Now


Panorama Diver
Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil,
Terengganu, Malaysia.

Call: +60 19 648 5600

Email: panoramadiver@gmail.com

Bookings can only be confirmed by email not by text, phone call or social media.

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Please note that we are a very busy dive shop and we aim to respond to all emails on a daily basis but please allow 24 hours to receive a reply.