Borneo Diving – Sipadan & Mabul Beach Resort Dive Package 1 (4D3N)

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In 1988, while filming Ghost of the Sea Turtles documentary off the waters of Sipadan, the legendary Jacques Yves Cousteau exclaimed, “I have seen other places like Sipadan 45 years ago, but now no more. Now we have found an untouched piece of art”.

“Jump off your boat, put your mask underwater and gasp. If you don’t see a Turtle in the first sweep of a gaze that can take in tens of metres of clear water it will be only minutes before one passes. Look straight below you and there is a good chance you will see a Shark sleeping on a ledge. Look in front of you into a cloud of brightly coloured fish that twist and turn in the light – but beware of the one that looks like a child’s cutout of a fish”. By Martin Spice of The Telegraph


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

Day 1 Depart Semporna for Mabul Island on the scheduled 8 am boat transfer. Check-in to your accommodation at Mabul Beach Resort and proceed for briefing, and registration. There will be 3 dives in Mabul waters on your first day of arrival.

Day 2  Spend your second day enjoying the trappings of Mabul Beach Resort with an exciting 3 dives in the Mabul & Kapalai waters with your diving guide.

Day 3  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 4  An early start sees you enjoying your last day with 3 more dives in the Mabul & Kapalai waters with your diving guide before taking the 4 pm boat transfer back to Semporna.

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

Duration:               4 Days 3 Nights

Minimum:              1 or 2 pax

Price (Per Pax):

RM2,780.00 Dormitory Accommodation

RM3,065.00 Deluxe Air Conditioned Room on twin sharing basis


  • 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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