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Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort

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TB212, Jalan Bunga, Fajar Complex, Pulau Sipadan 91000, Malaysia
Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a marvelous week at Mataking. The resort is superb with good facilities and excellent food. The staff is professional, friendly and helpful. The diving around Mataking is spectacular, featuring the best coral garden I have seen. There are also a wall dive, a wreck dive with an underwater post box where you can deposit sealed postcards and many... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here as tour number 4 of 6 booked through ABC tours (reviewed separately) and I can say it was a welcome relaxation break after Mount Kinabalu and Maliau Basin. There was some confusion at the beginning because the driver wasn’t sure where to take us to catch the ferry to the island. It was all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Learned Mataking from friend, got to say it s amazing place. We stayed 2 nights in the sea view room, it is tidy and clean, a bit wet though. Seafood in dinner is also good, fresh and delicious. I will recommend this island to my friend, is a place worthy visiting place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

The 10 of us stayed here for 3 days & 2 nights. We took the resorter package and our group consists of our elderly parents, our teen daughters, our boys aged 8 & 9 and our newly wed sister & hubby. There are activities for everybody. The resort is strategically located and the water is crystal clear. We snorkeled and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Great place to discovery new experience with family and friends. Best scuba diving experience .I stayed here in april 2015 and it really was a pleasure. This is the only hotel I've found which allocate sunbeds which is great, this means you aren't restricted to waking up early to put your towels on a sunbed or have the risk of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

I have been last minute 1 night/2 days with diver packageto this resort after being dissapointed about the "trash islandislandisland" Mabul. The booking service Contacted me by whatsap For details such as pickup time, etc Island is magnificent as well of hotel which is very clean. People are cleaning it constantly anveryd do all that by being nature/Eco friendly. What... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I stayed at Mataking for 5 nights, and had 3 dives a day included in my package, two days of which I spent at the infamous Sipadan (make sure you book this in advance. A must do for all divers, but the reef diving is decent around the island as well). A surprising amount of guests didn't dive so the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We stayed on the island as a couple, back in August 2013 and were very impressed by the dive centre and its professionalism, the spa and the conservation project for Hawksbill and Green turtles. The main reason for our visit to the area was the Sipadan scuba diving, after climbing Mount Kinabalu and spending sometimes in the jungle by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Right here, you have everything that you can imagine in a beautiful island. Beach, sunshine, turtles, fishes, and most importantly you will see a lot nice staffs in restaurant, bar and dive centre. Just enjoying it with your families.

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Comyinslr, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our resort. We are greatly appreciate your comments. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our improved resort soon in the future. =) With much appreciation, The Management Team More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We were here to celebrate my fiancee 40th birthday. Combined with really beautiful diving in Sipadan. From the time we booked this place, Mr. Zen was already really helpful. He arranged the diving permits for two days diving in Sipadan (you need permit to dive in Sipadan - only 150 divers per day allowed), looked into our flight in and... More 

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