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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My room is very nice and clean. The view is facing the island. I did my 9 dives there. From Mabul, Kapalai and Sipadan. The people there is very friendly. I love the fact that when I woke up every morning, the view from my window is a beautiful island and the weather is so calming.

Thank Nora Alia Y
Hong Kong
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We are stay 3 night New Chalet Room, Average accommodation. We do 4 dive days at Sipadan and Mabul Islands , There was 1/3 Tanks only 150 Bars every day! It was so unbelievable! i will never recommend my friend go to this dive shop! If you planning to go? Good Lucky to you!

Thank Christine721
Brno, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights while diving with scuba junkie in basic room (approx 150/night). Basic room is, well, very basic. Not enough air flow and fan won't much help, very bad beds - my back hurts still after few days and sheets looked like very old... Didn't trust if they were clean or not. Food corresponded with the budget...

Thank cyberMythius
Reviewed 4 October 2016

There's no doubt that diving Sipidan is an absolute highlight, but the gear is terrible. I spent most of my dives using the back-up regulator. DM's were great, but with the bad gear you can never truly be comfortable underwater. Accommodation was very basic, with shower working intermittently.

Thank DanBaxstar
La Coruna, Spain
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I went for a 3D:3N package some days ago, and i have to admit i booked blind. I was terrified about some reviews i saw before going there, but the experience was finally much better than expected. The accommodation was simple but comfy. Not too much time to spend there though, but we had power, hot water and a/c in...

2Thank Guillermo R
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed in a sea view chalet in september (#3) on a 3D/2N package. The chalet are definitely the best (by a mile). Superb view on the ocean. The interior in pretty simple but more than enough for the stay and they have A/C. The Divemasters are professional and insist about the necessity to dive without touching anything and are...

1Thank NFLB
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Diving Paradise! Best looking resort on the Island. Friendly dive masters. Incredible value. Dives in Sipadan 1000+ Barracudas @Barracuda Point 2 Giant turtles + 5 baby turtles @ Hanging Gardens Pikachu nudies @ Lobster wall Mabul Lion / Scorpion / Trumpet Fish / Cuttlefish / Turtles Kapalai Underwater houses Dive Masters May Ben (French dude - OWL instructor) Tasha Ann

1Thank brianchoong91
Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Just did a day of diving with them on Sipadan. Really professional group. Great briefings, awesome guiding under water. They made sure we had a great time! Their other packages looked great too. Would dive with them again.

Thank journeymentaz
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Ok , the diving equipment is not perfect, they are not the most disciplined crew but cmon, the ambiance here is super cool, the location is great, the kitchen is awesome. After a few days here, the staff will make you will feel like home. I loved Billabong.

2Thank sergiovelarde
Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Only dive here with your own equipment. Shop equipment is not safe. We had a regulator failure at 30 m, had to do emergency ascent. DM wanted to keep diving and was signalizing to come back down! They dry the equiment in the burning sun on the floor.... DM was chassing a lepard shark away from the group so he...

1Thank goingtobabylone

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Address: Lot 28, 1st floor, block E, Seafront, Pulau Mabul, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Mabul
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Billabong Scuba Hotel Pulau Mabul
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“3 choices - budget, standard and bungalow. Stayed in budget, spent our time socialising with staff and friends”
 of 5 bubbles shannonh159, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We went in December and paid extra for air con, but it was not needed. The ocean breeze is enough to cool off the room.”
 of 5 bubbles jillneckvatal, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“diving at Sipadan, clean and cheap”
 of 5 bubbles LuciaPalusova, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“I can't recommend any because they all pollute what is now a beautiful ocean”
 of 5 bubbles LondonBee83, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Choose the new water chalets - they are brilliant! Cost a little more than the others, but worth every penny.”
  • That's the gorgeous view from my room - all the other guests were quite jealous! LOL!
  • My home away from home - Chalet 7
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 of 5 bubbles AHSharm, 9 Jul 2015 | Read review
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