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Scuba Junkie Hotel & Diving

PO Box 458, Block B, Lot 36 | Semporna Seafront, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

lovely property, very well maintained. positioned right across the sand path from their dive centre on mabul island beside a bajau village. lovely people but a little unsightly as they were not disciplined to keep their quarters and environs clean, thus reminiscent of a slum. nice beachfront though nobody would swim in the pristine turquoise waters as they were somewhat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Loved our stay there!! We stayed in the vip room which had a TV and HBO which was great because there is literally nothing to do in semporna but dive. Dove in sibuan and mabul, we really enjoyed mabul but the island in sibuan is gorgeous. The dive shop is super organized and all the staff are friendly and really... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The people in the accommodation were lovely and made sure that we could all enjoy ourselves. The instructors were very fun loving and outgoing people who ensured we would be safe but also get to enjoy all the views of diving. Highly recommended.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Flipping awesome 5 days with Scuba Junkies! Everyone was fantastic and the diving was outstanding... turtles, sharks, Jack fish and all the little ones too, plus a turtle hatching. Extra thanks go to Ewan, Dionne, Kat, Ismail, Deano, and Lydia (never underestimate the power of a hair band!). Highly recommend these guys!

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Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If I had read about the bedbugs before booking, I probably wouldn't have. But I didn't. I just stayed here for a few hours (Dive Lodge in Semporna) before my flight. It was perfectly good for what it is. The AC worked, the bathroom is sketchy but clean. The bed and towels were clean, as well. I really wish the... More 

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Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Two days of great service and beautiful weather. Particularly good staff members were Nas, peanut and Jason. We weren't there for diving but we tried it and it was great. The divemaster we had was enthusiastic and loved his job. Thanks Nas for making our trip

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

As a Malaysian and knowing how irresponsible we are to the environment, I was dead set doing business with Scuba Junkie before I walk in because I heard they clean up trash. If I would have just walked in to enquire about divings they will never get my business. The Semporna Dive Shop person (skinny white guy) seems very uninterested... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Friendly, charming & helpful staff. We really enjoyed our hiking at bohey dulang & snorkeling trip at mantabuan..we stayed in dorm room with separate bathroom. the room was clean & comfort. Strategic location - a few of seafood restaurant, giant market, pharmacy etc are just nearby (walking distance).

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This backpacker's in Semporna is not grand but is very serviceable and good value for money. The stairs are a long climb at the end of a day spent wandering other airports but the staff are great, the room big, the air conditining and hot water works and the wifi is quick, free and reliable. Not the place for an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

I had never been diving before but had always been interested in learning! My boyfriend and I had planned on travelling South East Asia for a couple of weeks before he went to China.. So I saw that as the perfect opportunity to go and learn how to dive! I travelled alone to Semporna, but i got in touch with... More 

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