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Dive Review of Kapalai in
Malaysia/Sipadan

Kapalai: "Excellent Macro dives", Jun, 2019,

by David W., Paris, FR (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 11019.

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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 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We stayed at the Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort for 4 days, it was lovely with traditional-style wooden chalets surrounded by crystal clear waters, and hundreds of critters and pretty fish like Blue-spotted Rays, parrotfish and needlefish swimming right below your room.
We dived at Sipadan twice, it was everything Id expected and more as we ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Kapalai   [same]

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Philippines Thailand Indonesia Red Sea
Closest Airport Tawau airport Getting There Tawau to Semporna via minivan Semporna to Mabul island.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 26-29°C / 79-84°F Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-90 Ft/ 15-27 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Diving at Sipadan requires 15 logged dives.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available?

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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