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Seaventures Dive Rig

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It was my 2nd returned trip after last visit on June. Room was ordinary container type room with air condition but comfy bed is enough for me to sleep & dives. Very friendly staffs & good dive master with skills & knowledge. Food is good & love their daily soup. Very relaxing place to stay with no mosquito, sand flies... More 

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I did the four day, three night package and wish I'd have stayed longer. The rig as a concept is unique in itself and having all the dive gear right there on the rig made it very atmospheric when you're having dinner and a beer in the evening! I was lucky enough to go during a quiet week and had... More 

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Adelaide
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We just stayed here for 4 days and had a great time. Airport pickups at Tawau was great as was the boat transfer. Awesome rocking up to the rig and taking the lift up, nice welcome from staff. Good orientation by energetic staff member (Brynne). Food for the entire stay was excellent, good mix of western and eastern. Never was... More 

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Bellbrook, OH
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

We booked 5 nights on the rig in order to get 2 days guaranteed at Sipidan. We were lucky to get 3 days and loved each and every one. Bumphead parrotfish too numerous to count, lots of reef sharks, turtles, the HUGE jack school, and large schools of smaller reef fish off the walls. What's not to love about that?... More 

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

I did extensive research before visiting Seaventures. My only reason for visiting Semporna and Seaventures, was to visit Sipidan. While I enjoyed my stay, I wouldn't return, here's why: Pre service: 5 star - although I recommend that the driver communicates a little more. There were times I doubted if I was with a staff member and where we were... More 

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

ahh! Sipadan! Made even more memorable by this one of a kind dive hotel. Excellent courteous staff, one of the most Experienced Instructors/Guides (thank you Jonatan!), comfortable fully functional rooms (the aircon is better than most 5*resorts) and a Captain and chef who would come and discuss your needs in person. We are vegetarians, and were looked after well. Throw... More 

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Kota Kinabalu
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

I stayed at Seaventures for 4 weeks in August while filming for a wildlife documentary. Our team's needs were quite different from most recreational divers but Seaventures' team rose to the challenge magnificently. Staff were helpful and courteous and all of our outlandish requests were accommodated when possible. We were allocated a separate area in the dive centre for our... More 

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Redwood City, California
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in VIP#1, which is on the 4th floor overlooking the observation deck. Creature comforts provided: blasting AC, hot shower and comfy beds! Food was plentiful and delicious and the chef catered to my dietary restrictions (gluten/dairy). Social atmosphere and staff is very helpful and friendly. Visibility of first few dives around Mabul and the rig was not great... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The staff is super friendly, food is great and the dives are memorable !! The Captain is a very nice guy that helps you to make videos of the jumps, the girls is from the office are super nice and the divemasters knows everything about the dive sites. No words can describe Sipadan !!!! Really hope to get back there... More 

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Singapore
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Back from my 1 week stay with Seaventures :) Amazingly smooth operation! Great experience staying on the rig! Please do not come here expecting 5-star resort facilities, but you do definitely get superb service! Staff were friendly and attentive, felt very homely kinda like a small kampung. The rig has a rustic feel to it, absolutely unique and charming! Dive... More 

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Seaventures Dive Rig is a scuba diving platform located within Mabul Island, some 30 minutes boat ride to Sipadan Malaysia. Sipadan Island is known as the world's scuba diving mecca. This rustic dive resort package includes diving around Mabul island, Kapalai and Sipadan Island. All rooms are fully air conditioned, Wi-FI is available at free of charge and food are served buffet-style. The unlimited diving on the Rig's house-reef is popular as it is home to some diverse underwater life. Seaventures Dive Rig is a PADI 5-Star Dive Centre offering Scuba Diving courses for beginners to professional. ... more   less 

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Address: | off Mabul Island, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Sipadan
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Seaventures Dive Hotel Pulau Sipadan
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“4th floor is the quiet room but lots of stairs to climb”
 of 5 bubbles Deric_Chang, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“VIP Rooms for Space”
 of 5 bubbles LindaA99, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“When you arrive, don't be too concerned by the state of the corridors. This is the result of sea-water and sea air.”
 of 5 bubbles kat_d9152, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get the standard rooms for guaranteed Sipadan Passes”
 of 5 bubbles kuningsub, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“The Family Room 1 (also known as VIP room 1) was huge and highly recommended. Also there is a big new TV in the room with HBO.”
  • Family Room 1 - only one half of the room!
 of 5 bubbles Matt_in_Taiwan, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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