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Dive Review of Borneo Divers in
Malaysia/Sipadan

Borneo Divers, Apr, 2013,

by Charlie Wright, OH, US (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 7453.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Turks and Caicos, Roatan, Belize, BVIs, Cozumel, Florida Keys, Hawaii, Cabo, Thailand,
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 84 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions 45 - 50 minute dives, no need to go deep the best activity was near the surface.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Short answer - amazing! My dive partner is an IDC PADI Staff Instructor who has been diving 28 years since age 12. Sipadan was her best dive site ever as it certainly was mine. Schooling barracuda, hundreds if not one dive a thousand. Who could count that many. Hundreds circling you at your safety stop, hanging with them at 40 feet in a slight current using a hook with a tether until we were short on air, many white tip sharks, a gray reef shark, turtles, schooling humphead parrotfish just slowly swimming by, many reef fish, some territorial trigger fish, bountiful colorful western pacific coral. A lot of turtle activity including feeding. One dive we were on a magnificent wall shortly af ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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