Borneo Diving – Sipadan, Kapalai & Mabul Beach Resort Dive Package 2 (7D6N)

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In Sipadan, you scuba dive with the swirling tornado-like formation of Barracudas, the Big-eye Trevallies, the thousands Silver Jacks, giant size Parrot Fishes, the numerous Turtles and many others such as Manta and Eagle Rays, Tunas, Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks, Whale Sharks and 3000 other species of fish.

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Listed at the top of Rodale’s Scuba Diving Magazine Gold List for ‘The Top Dive Destination in the World’ Sipadan was gazetted a marine park in 2005, to protect its marine life. Visitors may no longer stay on the Island and diving has been restricted to only 120 persons per day, safeguarding this precious piece of art.

Visitors today base themselves on nearby Mabul and Kapalai Islands, both having gained recognition as world-class dive sites in their own right.


Optional extras – Pickup at Tawau Airport (chargeable at rates quoted above) for the 1½ hrs. transfer to Semporna.

Day 1  Depart Semporna for Mabul Island on the scheduled 2:30 pm boat transfer. Check-in to your accommodation at Mabul Beach Resort and proceed for briefing and registration.

Day 2  Commence your diving holiday with your first 3 dives with your diving guide. A relaxing way to re-orientate yourself to the world beneath the surface.

Day 3  Venturing out further afield, you will enjoy 3 dives in the waters off Mabul & Kapalai Islands with your diving guide.

Day 4  Continue your discovery of the area with 3 dives in the Mabul & Kapalai waters with your diving guide. The rest of the time sees you soaking in the idyllic island life.

Day 5  Exploring new sites as well as revisiting some, you spend Day 5 immersing in the beauty of the Mabul/Kapalai marina habitat knowing that the day that follows will be distinctly different.

Day 6 Perhaps the highlight of your trip, be mesmerized by your scheduled 4 dives at Sipadan with your diving guide. Spend the rest of the day enjoying island life on Mabul.

Day 7  The conclusion of your fabulous week as a diver and beachcomber sees you on board the 10:30 am boat transfer back to Semporna.

Optional overland transfer is available from Semporna to Tawau Airport for your onward departure flight.

Duration:                7 Days 6 Nights

Minimum:              1 or 2 pax

Price (Per Pax):

RM3,460.00 Dormitory Accommodation

RM4,030.00 Deluxe Air Conditioned Room on twin sharing basis

Dives:                       12 Dives in Mabul & Kapalai & 4 Dives in Sipadan


  • Scheduled Transfer to & from Mabul Beach Resort
  • Activities as listed above
  • Dive guide (maximum 4 divers per guide)
  • Full equipment rental (excluding dive computer)
  • Meals – Full Board & Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Accommodation at Mabul Beach Resort as listed above
  • Sipadan Permit Fee
  • 6% GST


  • Malaysian Tourism Tax @ RM10/room/night
  • 3% Credit Card Service Charge (if applicable)
  • Semporna Jetty Fee RM11.00
  • Alcoholic & Non Alcoholic Drinks from Bar (payable by Cash Only)
  • Night Dives
  • Airport to Jetty Transfers @ RM45/pax on twin sharing basis payable to driver
  • High Season Supplement (where applicable)
  • Single Occupancy Supplement (where applicable)
  • Travel insurance
  • Airfare

* Notes:

  • Things to bring: Sun block lotion, personal toiletries, torch light, insect repellent, drinking water bottle, camera, swim gear…
  • Diving days: the order of the diving days is subject to change & Sipadan permit availability at the time of booking.
  • Diving license: all divers wishing to dive at Sipadan must have a PADI Open Water Diver license or equivalent.
  • Force Majeur: we reserve the right to cancel trips in case of inclement weather or other factors outside of our control.
  • Safety: please note divers MUST wait 18 hours between diving and flying.
  • Tourism Tax (TTx): Effective 1st September 2017, foreign guests will be charged a flat rate of RM10 per room per night for all Tourism Tax (TTx) registered hotel classifications in Malaysia.
  • Scheduled Boat Transfers:
  1. Semporna-Mabul: 8 am & 2:30 pm (for 7D6N package)
  2. Mabul – Semporna: 10:30 am & 4 pm (for 7D6N package)
  •  Additional Boat transfer information:
  1. Guests catching our 8 am boat to Mabul will need to spend a night in Semporna the night before their package
  2. Guests transferring back to Semporna at 10.30 am can catch any flight leaving at 3 pm or later from Tawau
  3. Guests transferring back to Semporna at 4 pm can catch any flight leaving 8 pm or later from Tawau
  • Tawau Airport/Semporna/return transfers:
  1. 1 pax at RM90
  2. 2 pax at RM45/pax
  3. 3 pax at RM35/pax
  4. 4 pax at RM30/pax
  5. 5 to 7 pax at RM25/pax


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