Sipadan diving adventure, the diving paradise in Sabah

Sipadan is the only oceanic island in Malaysia, rising at 2,000 feet or 600m from the seabed, it is also the most famous diving destination in Malaysia and voted as one of the best dive sites in the world among the divers. Formed on top of an extinct volcano, it is now the centre of rich living corals and other marine life. Sipadan is located at the heart of the Indo-Pacific basin, east of Tawau, in the Celebes Sea (Sulawesi Sea). Sipadan is a 90 minutes boat drive away from Semporna, awaiting you to discover the beauty and mysteries of the deep blue...

Sipadan will promise you a whole new diving experience. More than 3,000 species of fish and hundreds of coral species have been classified in this ecosystem. Rare diving scenes such as schools of greenback turtles and hawksbill turtles nesting and mating, schools of barracuda & big-eye trevally in tornado-like formations, pelagic species such as manta rays, eagle rays, scalloped hammerhead sharks and whale sharks can be seen here. A mysterious turtle tomb lies underneath the column of the island, formed by an underwater limestone cave with a labyrinth of tunnels and chambers that contain many skeletal remains of turtles.


Diving in Sipadan

Tour Schedule

Day One

Pick up from Tawau Airport to be transported to resort located at Mabul Island. Registration & check in on Mabul island. Guest will be brief on diving basics and usage of your dive gear before doing an orientation dive with your dive master. After an hour from the first dive proceed to the second dive with your dive master. Experience the excitement of diving. You'll then be sent back to Mabul island to rest and relax.

Day Two
Prepare your diving equipment and proceed to Sipadan via fiberglass boat (subject to availability of permit and approval by Sabah Parks). From there on, you are free to explore Sipadan under the supervision of your dive master. Discover the mysterious "The turtle tomb", an underwater limestone cave with labyrinth of tunnels and chambers that contain many skeletal remains of turtles. There will be two dives in a day at Sipadan. After your second dive, proceed to either Mabul or Kapalai island for your third dive. Once back to the resort, you are free at leisure and can have unlimited diving with buddy system (without Dive master). Stay over night at Mabul, explore the island, relax and enjoy your stay.
Day Three
Prepare for your check out, but if you are not leaving for your flight, you can stay back and have another dive in either Sipadan, Mabul or Kapalai island. We at Hamin Lodge are always putting our guests' entertainments and leisure as our top priority.

Schedule may be subjected to change due to unforeseen circumstances or weather

Tour package includes

Return transportation to and from Tawau and Mabul, full board meals, tea breaks, free flow drinking water, coffee & tea serve all day (except alcoholic & carbonated drinks), twin sharing accommodation in fully air conditioned attached bathroom, oxygen tanks & weight belt & house reef dive with buddy system

Tour package exclude

Return domestic Air fare / bus fare, basic diving equipment, permit fee to Sipadan (RM40 per entry/day) & personal gratuity.

sea cretures of Sipadan

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