Tioman Island PADI Rescue & EFR Course Package (5D4N)

Tioman Island Diving Packages

As you may be already aware, to start your PADI Rescue Diver course you need to be a certified Emergency First Responder (EFR) or equivalent first aid licence which includes CPR.

In the EFR course, B&J will train you professionally in Primary and Secondary First Aid care. The program includes some videos, you ‘self-studying’ the EFR participant manual, then practicing all the different skills of Primary and Secondary care in the classroom.

Once you’ve completed your EFR course or if you already have an equivalent education, you can join the PADI Rescue Diver course. In this course you learn a lot about self-rescue, rescuing other divers and the management of dive related accidents. It consists mainly of:

- Video
- Self-study of the Rescue Diver Manual and completion of knowledge Reviews
- Final Exam

- Self rescue during diving (cramps, out of air, entanglement etc.)
- Stress recognition
- Rescuing others on the surface (e.g. panic diver, unconscious diver, tired diver) and underwater (unconscious victim)
- Resuscitation on the surface, whilst towing a diver to shore/boat
- Finding a missing diver
- Completion of Rescue Scenarios 1 through 4

The EFR and Rescue Diver courses can be completed in some 4 days and the courses include everything you need including manuals, dive equipment rental and certification.

Day 1
  • 09:30am – Arrival, Check-in
  • 10:30am – Introduction and paperwork
  • 11:00am – EFR Video – Primary Care
  • 12:00pm – Lunch Break
  • 13:00pm – Knowledge Review EFR - Primary Care
  • 13:30pm – Skills EFR – Primary Care
  • 16:30pm – EFR Video – Secondary Care
  • 17:00pm – Knowledge Review EFR – Secondary Care
  • 17:45pm – Skills EFR – Secondary Care
Day 2
  • 09:30am – Assembly at dive centre, Rescue Video
  • 10:30pm – Rescue Diver Knowledge Reviews
  • 11:30pm – Equipment preparation
  • 12:00pm – Lunch Break
  • 13:30pm – Rescue Skills and Scenarios
  • 16:30pm – Free and Easy
Day 3
  • 09:30am – Assembly at dive centre
  • 09:45pm – Rescue Diver Knowledge Reviews
  • 10:30am – Rescue Skills and Scenarios
  • 12:30pm – Lunch Break
  • 14:00pm – Rescue Skills and Scenarios
  • 16:00pm – Free and Easy
Day 4
  • 09:00am – Assembly at dive centre
  • 09:30am – Departure by boat to the dive sites
  • 10:00am – Briefing and Rescue Dive from the boat 
  • 11:30am – Lunch Break at or near Coral Island
  • 13:00pm – Briefing and Rescue Dive from the boat
  • 14:30pm – Return to dive centre, Certification
Day 5
  • Free and Easy (recommended leisure diving – not included in package price)
B&J Dive Resort in Ayer Batang Bay (aka ABC)
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Budget Room at Salang Pusaka Resort/Salang Indah Resort
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Standard Room at Salang Pusaka Resort/Salang Indah Resort
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Deluxe Room at Salang Pusaka Resort/Salang Indah Resort
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Superior Room at Salang Pusaka Resort/Salang Indah Resort
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Additional Information


  • DSAT Emergency First Responder (EFR) course (including certification)
  • PADI Rescue Diver course (including certification)
  • All dive equipment rental.
  • All required course materials (student manuals and emergency procedure slate)
  • Two dives to be completed on our dive boat (subject to weather conditions) with lunch and refreshments included.
  • Four nights accommodation based on twin sharing.


  • Transport
  • B&J Resort package is at B&J Dive Resort in Ayer Batang Bay (aka ABC)
  • Other Packages is at Salang Pusaka Resort or Salang Indah Resort in Salang Bay.
  • Budget Packages with fan only accommodation.
Transportation Suggestion

Transportation Suggestion

Visitors to Tioman Island have many options of transport:

  • From Kuala Lumpur
    - Berjaya Air to Tioman Island from Subang Sky Park Domestic Airport
    - Public Transport (coach) from Bukit Jalil Bus Station to Mersing Fishing Village
    - Ferry Transfer from Mersing Fishing Village to Tioman Island
  • From Singapore:
    - Berjaya Air to Tioman Island from Changi International Airport, Budget Terminal
    - Public Transport (coach) from Lavender or Beach Road station to Mersing Fishing Village
    - Taxi from Singapore to Mersing Fishing Village
    - Taxi from Singapore to Johor Bahru (border town) and from there another taxi or public transport to Mersing Fishing Village
    - Van Transport (organized by B&J) to Mersing Fishing Village
    - Ferry Transfer from Mersing Fishing Village to Tioman Island
Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

  • Rates quoted are nett with driver and guide where applicable (unless otherwise stated).
  • Rates quoted are for Private & Joining Group/Sit In Coach (SIC) for tours or packages (unless stated otherwise).
  • SIC booking is for a minimum of 2 persons, for single person travel, private rate applies.
  • Expenses other than those specified in each tour itinerary or any items of a personal nature are not included in the rates quoted.
  • Rates exclude entrance fees to places of visit (unless stated otherwise).
  • All entrance fees quoted are subject to change without prior notice.
  • A surcharge is applicable during peak season/hour and will be advised via email.
  • In event of unforeseen circumstances, the management reserves the right to alter, amend or withdraw the package anytime with or without prior notice.
  • Booking is NOT confirmed until a confirmation number is advised and FULL PAYMENT is collected.
  • A valid credit card number is required with all reservations. Debit Cards are not accepted.
  • Upon confirmation of service/s immediate full payment is required
  • Amendment and Cancellation Policy:
    • All refunds part or in full will be in MYR; AWD will not be responsible for loses due to currency exchange rates at time of refund.
    • Any changes to your reservation, amendment in booking dates, hour or vehicle type in full or in part, must be made through our office and NOT through the service provider.
    • The amendments must be made in writing from your original email address, quoting the booking reference number. All amendment requests are subject to reconfirmation and availability.
    • Amendment and Cancellation fees:
      Amendment with no change in value MYR 25 per booking
      Amendment with partial Refund 5% of the total refund value or MYR50 whichever is higher.
      Amendment with increase in value No amendment fees (difference in value of service have to be paid)
      Cancellation /Refund Penalty  
      30 days before departure 5% of total value or MYR 50 whichever greater.
      20 days before departure 25% of the total value.
      15 days before departure 50% of the total value.
      Less than 14 days NO REFUND
  • Pick-up Arrangement
    • Pick up time at Hotel Lobby for tours/transfers will be advised on your Confirmation Service Voucher.
    • You will be required to present your service voucher at point of pick up for each service/tour. The service provider has the right not to serve you if you fail to produce the voucher upon request.
    • The maximum waiting time at the airport is strictly 2 hours from estimated time of arrival (ETA) including customs & immigration clearance. Any waiting time beyond 2 hours may incur waiting charges and this has to be paid on site directly to the driver. AWD shall not be responsible for the additional charges incurred by Guest.
    • In event you miss your pick-up due to any reasons, you will be required to make your own arrangements upon arrival and NO REFUND will be granted.
    • Maximum waiting time for tour departure is 15 minutes from the stated pick-up time; if you miss your pick up you will be responsible to make your own arrangement at your own cost; NO REFUND will be granted.
    • All transfers/tours have been prepaid by you at time of booking; please do not pay for any services at time of transfers/tours unless stated otherwise. AWD will not be responsible if you are approached by unauthorized agents/persons and NO REFUND will be granted.
  • It is your responsibility to provide the accurate flight information at time of booking to ensure proper transfer arrangement. The Management has the right to forfeit the charges if flight information is inaccurate.
  • Our Client Services must be notified of any changes to your flight schedule, at least 24 hours prior to departure. If you fail to do so, you may not receive the service and no refund will be granted.
  • Child Policy: Child Rate applicable for children aged between 2 to 12 years. (Unless stated otherwise.)
  • Guests are encouraged to purchase own travel insurance.
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