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Dive Review of Sipadan Water Village in
Malaysia

May, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Joel Nitzkin, LA, US (1 report)
"Sipadan Adventure"
Report Number 9057
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
[Unspecified]
Closest Airport
Tauwau
Getting There
small planes

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, rainy, dry  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
86   to 87    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
1
Water Visibility
80   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Dived with the group.  Diving was mostly pretty easy.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
1 stars
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Shore Facilities  
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Comments
Boats were very small.  No rinse buckets on the boats or tables.
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Food
3 stars
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
5 stars   
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Comments  
Diving was phenomenal.  Downside is that the dive operator is limited on
how many divers can go in one day so on the days you are not going to
Sipadan, you dive near the resort - not too shabby either.  The house dive
was good too.  But nothing compares to  ...
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