Borneo Divers Sipadan | Borneo Divers Mabul Resort | Diving Sipadan

Borneo Divers Sipadan | Borneo Divers Mabul Resort | Diving Sipadan

Diving on Sipadan was Pioneered by Borneo Divers. Above the water, it's just a tiny 40 acre spot of jungle with a white sandy beach. But below the water, Sipadan's vertical topography and abundant marine life make it one of the world's most desired scuba diving destinations

Sample Itinerary

Here is a sample itinerary of a typical trip to Borneo Divers Mabul Resort. This is for general information only, the specifics of your trip may vary depending on changes in transportation schedules.

Borneo Divers Sipadan | Borneo Divers Mabul Resort | Diving Sipadan

DAY 01
Meet and greet by Borneo Divers staff at the hotel lobby for flight MH 2121 @ 0700/ 0745 hrs for Tawau or meet at Tawau Airport at 7:45 a.m. in the morning. Transfer to Semporna by van/ coach for approximately 1.5 hours journey. Arrive in Semporna and proceed to Mabul Island by boat around 10:00 a.m. for approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour journey, depending on the sea or weather condition. Expected to arrive Mabul Island at 11:00 a.m. and proceed for briefing, registration and check-in. Lunch will be serving at noontime.

There will be 2 boat dives on your first day arrival and one of the boat dives will be an orientation dive with our Divemaster (Subject to 1st Schedule Arrival)

2nd Schedule Arrival - 2:20 p.m. from Tawau Airport to Semporna. From Semporna to Mabul Island will be at 4:00 p.m.
NOTE: For those arrive on the 2nd Schedule Arrival will not be able to do any diving on the arrival day.
They will do 3 boat dives on the 2nd day, one of which the boat dive is the orientation dive.

DAY 02 - 03 - 04 - will be 6 boat dives with our Professional Divemaster - Combination of Sipadan, Si Amil, Mantabuan or Kapalai Island.
3 boat dives with our Professional Divemaster - Mabul Island.
Total 9 Boat Dives with our Professional Divemaster
Unlimited Jetty House Reef Dive in Mabul Island

Borneo Divers Sipadan | Borneo Divers Mabul Resort | Diving Sipadan

DAY 05
Free at leisure in the morning. Check-out.
We have two departures from Mabul to Semporna. First Schedule at 06:30 a.m. and Second Schedule is at 11:30 a.m.

NOTE: Advisable no diving on the last day. However, if you wish to do so, you will have to sign a
separate Liability/Release Waiver form. The latest recommendation from Training Agencies, indicate that you should wait a minimum of 18 hours and sometimes up to 24 hours after diving before you fly. However, Borneo Divers recognizes that people, agencies and even computers/ tables differ on this.
For those who do morning dive (one morning boat dive at MABUL ONLY) on day out. Please note
Bar Bill must be settled the night before, all belongings must be cleared and checked out before the first morning boat dive.

The above PROPOSED Dive Itinerary is based on the current Quota system. Should there be any changes of quota allotment; the Proposed Dive Itinerary will be amended accordingly. The announcement of Sipadan Entry Permit Approval list is available 3 to 4 days before the actual diving date. THUS, the resort shall display the approval list (Namelist) 3 - 4 days ahead. Payment of Sipadan Entry Permit shall be made in the resort.

Diving in Sipadan is NOT guaranteed. Sipadan Entry Permit is based on APPROVAL from the Government Authority; in this case we are referring to SABAH PARKS and MKN (Majlis Keselamatan Negara).
- Unlimited Jetty Buddy House Reef Dive is available at our new jetty. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions at the registration counter.
- The management reserves the right to amend or change the above proposed itinerary without advance notice. (This is due to the change of allotment of permit should there be any)