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Dive Review of Borneo Divers/Borneo Divers Mabul Resort in
Malaysia/Sipadan

Borneo Divers/Borneo Divers Mabul Resort: "Borneo Divers Mabul Resort - Mabul and Sipadan diving", May, 2019,

by David W., Paris, FR (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 11071.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Borneo Divers is located on the small Island of Mabul which has loads of great dive sites, some right off the shore and some a bit further out by boat, and the resort is built on the beach with nice sea-view chalets and rooms. They are probably your best bet for available Sipadan diving permits since they get issued the maximum daily quota, and itís a smaller place than other resorts that ge ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Borneo Divers   Borneo Divers Mabul Resort

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Philippines Thailand Indonesia Red Sea
Closest Airport Tawau Airport Getting There On arrival in Tawau airport pick-up by resort and transfer to Semporna by A/C van (about 1h20). Then onward to Mabul island by boat (45 minutes).

Dive Conditions

Weather windy, rainy Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 25-28°C / 77-82°F Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 5-15 M / 16-49 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Diving restrictions are limited to 45-50-min dives, and thereís no need to go deep as the best activities were close to the surface anyway.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available?

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
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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