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Seaventures Dive Resort

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Off Mabul Island, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love diving and something a little bit different you HAVE to stay here! I booked onto the rig for 4N 5days with one day guranteed at Sipadan...I was so lucky and actually got 3 days! I think it depends how busy it is but I was over the moon. I stayed in a 4 bed dorm room which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is an oil rig originally and convert to a dive rig. The service for diving is good. They having a group of nice instructor and dive master. Good is awesome with the extra charge for our buttermilk crab order. The place is suitable for hardcore diver who enjoy unlimited dives which not staying in room all the times. Fantastic experience... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a converted oil platform located 20 min away from one of the best diving spots in the world. Everything about it says adventure. The rooms are basic and not luxurious but you go there for the atmosphere, the adventure and to be able to say you have slept in an oil rig. Another plus for us was having... More 

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Tom Price, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was basic, but the atmosphere on the Rig is the best! First night we were on board they had live music, karaoke and dancing. Food was awesome, very happy to make me vegetarian (I was the only one), best food while in Sabah. The dive crew living on Rig loves diving & Jo our dive master was the best,... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's all straightforward. The reservation will advise if there is or not permits during your stay. It's not a "you might/might not" get it but they actually guarantee you! Like the rest, rooms are basic. Needs an overhaul but hey, you're in the middle of the sea and this place (and those resorts/backpackers) gets it too. The beating from the... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although the room is not the best, but you would like the atmosphere over there! People living there loves diving, so there will be less compliant about the room tho... By the way, food is awesome, (at least for an Asian tongue)

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had a double room on the top deck just about as far away from the dive deck as possible and over looking the sun deck - I loved that as it was quiet and had a different view. Staying on the rig was an experience in itself, it was cool, insect free, solid, sun decks and the ability to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Reluctant to say anything negative as the staff are all great. As a diver I have stayed in basic hotels all over the globe and I don't expect too much. However, I do expect at least a basic form of hygiene within the rooms and this is Seaventures weak point. The rooms, though tidy are falling to pieces. They are... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I was guaranteed 1 day in Sipadan, I ended up going 3 days, with no extra charge! The team is amazing and always ready to help, the food is excellent and the sunset view from the sun deck priceless. The unlimited dives under the rig with the best dive buddies I met made my trip unforgettable!

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This was my second stay at a Mabul site for Sipadan diving. Both were great and a similar standard / quality. But there just is something unique about staying on the rig. It just feels special. That first trip up the elevator, from the waterline 12 meters up to the deck, was probably my favorite moment! In fact, I had... More 

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