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Flora Bay Perhentian

Flora Bay Perhentian

Located in the heart of Perhentian Besar, Flora Bay offers a relaxing beach vacation with its own beachfront, resort-based restaurant, and top-notch diving services.

Founded in 1994, Flora Bay is Perhentian’s first PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center and Dive Resort. The team believes that diving should be fun and are committed to diver safety and standards, so be expected for some “serious fun”.

The resort is nestled in Perhentian Besar’s Teluk Dalam with white sandy beaches, embraced by lush green hills and the South China Sea. Flora Bay recalls a vivid tropical dream with warm sand between your toes, the soft rhythm of lapping waves and gently swaying coconut palms are sure to relax your senses.

Type

Dive Resort

Affiliation

PADI

Distinction

PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre

Languages Spoken

English, Malay

Number of dive instructors

2

Number of divemasters

5

Able to cater to physically challenged

Sorry, not at the moment

Air conditioned rooms

With hot showers too

Wi-Fi

Stay connected at RM12/24 hours

Housereef

Within walking distance. Perfect for a shore dive

Restaurant

Indulge in a variety of asian and western cuisine

Bar

Carbonated and alcoholic beverages to quench that thirst

Fish ID and training books

Reference materials available to identify that fish you spotted

Convenience and souvenir store

All stocked up with snacks and essentials for your vacation

First aid kit

Located at the dive center, resort reception and in all boats

Emergency oxygen

Located at the dive centre and all boats

VHF radio

Located at the dive centre and in all boats

Resident doctor

None. Dive crew are trained first responders

Clinic nearby

At the main island village

Diving type

Boat dive, shore dive

Dive courses

Discover scuba • Scuba Diver • Open Water • Advanced Open Water • Rescue Diver • Divemaster • Instructor

Specialty courses

Deep • Wreck • Peak Performance Buoyancy • AWARE • Search and Recovery • Drift • Emergency Oxygen Provider • Enriched Air (Nitrox) • UW Photography • Night • Multilevel • DSAT Gas Blender • Boat • Coral Reef Conservation • Dive Propulsion Vehicle (DPV)

Instructor to student ratio (max)

1:4

Instructor to discover diver ratio (max)

1:4

Dive guide to scuba diver ratio (max)

1:6

Dive equipment rental

Available – BCD, regulator, fins, mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, dive computer

NITROX / Enriched Air

EANx32%: RM25/tank

EANx36%: RM30/tank

Custom mix: RM35/tank

Equipment servicing

For light repairs, and do not extend to overhauls

Underwater camera rental

RM60/dive

RM100/2-dives

RM120/3-dives

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Packaged Rates

The prices below are for references only. We will quote you the best available rates

Packaged rates below are price per person and based on minimum bookings premised on room type

 Twin ShareTriple ShareQuad Share

DIVE+STAY PACKAGE

3days/2nights
• 5 guided dives
RM 790RM 755RM 735
4days/3nights
• 8 guided dives
RM 1120RM 1070RM 1035
5days/4nights
• 10 guided dives
RM 1420RM 1355RM 1305

COURSE PACKAGE

PADI Open Water
• 5days/4nights
RM 1710RM 1645RM 1595
PADI Open Water
• 4days/3nights
RM 1575RM 1525RM 1490
PADI Advanced Open Water
• 3days/2nights
RM 1320RM 1280RM 1210

Please note:

  • All dive + stay packages above include return boat transfers, full board meals, and lodging at Flora Bay’s standard rooms
  • Diving excursions include dive guide services, tanks, weights and weightbelts
  • Where applicable, dive equipment rental includes full gear except for dive computers (rental: RM30/day)
  • Discounts available for divers with own full set gear 
  • A refresher is mandatory for divers who have not been diving within the past 12 months
  • Daily dive schedule is typically 0830hrs, 1230hrs, 1530hrs
  • Price excludes marine park conservations fee, and mandatory tourism tax of RM10/room/night for non-Malaysians
  • Solo traveler? No problem. Just send us an enquiry, and we’ll get you the ideal single traveler packages.
 DurationPrice Per Pax

PADI COURSES

Scuba Diver2 daysRM 850
Open Water Diver4 daysRM 1190
Adventure Diver1 dayRM 750
Advanced Open Water2 daysRM 1040
Rescue Diver4 daysRM 1100
Emergency First Response (EFR)4 hoursRM 470
EFR Care for Children4 hoursRM 420
Complete EFR training8 hoursRM 770
Divemasterup to 6 weeksRM 3500

PADI SPECIALTY COURSES

Enriched Air Nitrox1 day (dry course)RM 670
Emergency Oxygen Provider1 dayRM 470
Dive Propulsion Vehicle Diver1 dayRM 620
Wreck Diver2 daysRM 820
UW Photography1 dayRM 670
Deep Diver2 daysRM 720
Night Diver2 daysRM 720
Multilevel Diver1 dayRM 420
DSAT Gas Blender2 daysRM 870
Peak Performance Buoyancy1 dayRM 420
Search & Recovery2 daysRM 720
Boat Diver1 dayRM 470
Fish ID1 dayRM 400
Project Aware1 dayRM 320
Coral Reef Conservaton1 dayRM 320

Please note:

  • Dive courses include course materials, instructor fees, registration fees, and dive equipment usage
  • Course prices above excludes boat transfers and lodging
  • Price excludes marine park conservations fee, and mandatory tourism tax of RM10/room/night for non-Malaysians
  • Solo student? No problem. Just send us an enquiry, and we’ll get you the ideal single student packages.
 Price
Scuba ReviewRM 200/session
Discover scuba experience
• 1 confined training
• 1 dive
RM 280
Single diveRM 100/dive
2 to 5 divesRM 90/dive
6 to 9 divesRM 80/dive
Night divesAdditional RM40/dive
Sugar Wreck diveAdditional RM20/dive
Redang Island dive tripAdditional RM100/trip
Lang Tengah dive tripAdditional RM20/trip
Enriched Air
• EANx32%
Additional RM25/tank
Enriched Air
• EANx36%
Additional RM30/tank
Enriched Air
• Custom mix
Additional RM35/tank
Underwater camera rental• 1 dive: RM60
• 2 dives: RM100
• 3 dives: RM120
Dive computer rentalRM 30/day
Check-In Time :
1400hrs
Check-Out Time :
1100hrs
Boat Transfer Schedule:
• Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Kecil: First boat in at 0800hrs, last boat at 1500hrs
• Perhentian to Kuala Besut Jetty: Last boat out at 1500hrs
* Note: The center reserves the right to change the boat transfers due to unforeseen circumstances such as sea conditions, weather, etc. Please always double check with us with the latest updates.
Accepted Payment Methods Onsite :
• Mastercard • VISA • Cash
Peak Season Surcharge :
A 20% surcharge will be imposed on room rates during the eve of public holidays, school holidays, and high season (June, July, August) at the management’s discretion.
Booking & Payment Terms :
A 30% non-refundable deposit is required for booking confirmation (for dive courses, a deposit of RM1000/person will be required), balance must be paid 30 days before scheduled check-in date. There will be no refunds on unutilised dives/services included in the package.
Cancellation Policy :
• Initial deposit of 30% is non-refundable
• 50% of full payment will be forfeited for cancellations made 15-30 days before the scheduled trip
• 75% of full payment will be forfeited for cancellations made 8-14 days before the scheduled trip
• No refunds for no-show or cancellations within 7 days of scheduled trip
Force Majure :
We will not be liable in whole or in part by any cause beyond our control due to fire, flood, weather, strikes or other labour disputes, shortage of materials, transportation difficulties, accident, war, riot, acts of God, or change of laws.
How To Get There :
The nearest jetty is Kuala Besut Jetty. Can be reached via a 1.5 hour car ride from Kota Bharu Airport, or a 8 hour bus ride from Kuala Lumpur.
Transfers :
• From jetty to resort – included in the package
• Land transfers from Kota Bharu Airport to Kuala Besut Jetty – Available, at a surcharge
Important notice :
If you are taking a flight on your departure day and have been scuba diving the day before, it is highly recommended to book the afternoon flight after 1500hrs to ensure sufficient surface interval before flights.
Don’t forget to bring :
Dive certification card, dive logbook, passport/ID, spare cash for personal spend, and a smile 🙂

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