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Singamata Adventures Semporna

PO Box 109, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Umea, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shame on Singamata Adventures and their diving operations, when I went diving with them they picked up a turtle and passed him around for all the customers to feel.. They also picked up puffer fishes and blowing them up on the surface aswell as Nemo fishes.. Feels like an unacceptable behaviur and I hope that you will be shut down!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Pros: tranquil setting, no mosquitos, diving northern Sabah islands and Mabul without paying Sipadan prices Cons: just about everything else Booking/Getting there: the manager failed to comprehend/answer questions posed regarding transfer, night dives, buddy diving on the house reef etc, making 24 e-mails over several weeks necessary to nail down details and complete a booking. The arrival schedule is very... More 

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Worcester
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We stayed at singamata in November to do our padi course. Initial impressions are great, it's a beautiful little resort built over a reef. The room we were in, twin share student zone, was really basic with just a fan and lots of ants. Not great. The toilets were pretty dirty, dark and small and the showers are just over... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

It is very nice place, located 15 mins from the mainland. The sea water is very clean and clear! We had so much fun playing with the fishes in the aquarium. There is a nemo too! The snorkelling trip was so fantastic! The staff brought me along to snorkel with the turtle in Mabul Island! My first time see a... More 

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Banting, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Relax and comfortable resort...for those looking for budget trip in Sempurna...this is the best choice for you.. Food --thumbs up !! Room--thumbs up !! Environment--thumbs up !! Clean--thumbs up !! Friendly--thumbs up !! View--thumbs up !! Explore it with your own.. Quite and relax place..

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Shenzhen, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Very nice place. I booked 3D2N snorkeling package. Leave early in the morning, when come back in the afternoon, there is no water and electricity, food is not good, room is small. But the snorkeling trip is very good.

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Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Stayed here for 3 days and 2 nights in August and our stay was... interesting. Here is an overview: 1) Bathrooms were shared (hostel style) 2) rooms were small but decent 3) resort was pretty and being on top of the water was great (I even saw a turtle swim by at night) and PLENTY of fish and starfish 4)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

why?? 1. fantastic place in the middle of the ocean / reef 2. very friendly staff - especially Max and Jeffrey the dive-teachers 3. good price / performance -> 3 days and 2 nights for 500 ringgit incl: islandtrip+food 4. very very beautiful resort with blue water, big fishes, perfect sunset and we come back ;)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

We booked a 4d/3n package online with RM700/pax,flight from KL to Tawau airport with airasia,booked a van from tawau to semporna(singamta office).its about 90km from airport to semporna town,take about an hour to reach. Everything is good,nice view,small but comfy room with aircond(with sharing bath room),food not great but ok,good snorkeling experience,verry helpful and friendy staff,a verry joyful trip for... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

My experience at Singamata was largely underwhelming – and I arrived fully expecting budget accommodation. I visited with my boyfriend and spent 3 nights in a deluxe room, hoping to recover from our climb of Mt Kinabalu directly beforehand. The location was fantastic for relaxing, with plenty of hammocks scattered around the boardwalks and stairs directly into the ocean for... More 

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