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Address: Lot 36 Block B | Semporna Seafront, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
Phone Number:
60 89 785372

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Nice mid-range facilities, large dive shop that runs small groups, concerned with environmental conservation

Scuba junkie is an established dive operation that runs minimum 4D/3N packages for one day of diving Sipadan. The rest at Mabul (great) or Kapalai (ok). You may have the option of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kate M
Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Scuba junkie is an established dive operation that runs minimum 4D/3N packages for one day of diving Sipadan. The rest at Mabul (great) or Kapalai (ok). You may have the option of upgrading to add an additional day at Sipadan if there are available permits, but this will cost you an additional ~600 MYR. They give 4 dives that day,... More 

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Essaouira, Morocco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

I was so nervous about signing for PADI course. My mind was telling me that I might be eaten by a shark, that I may drown and maybe that I even won't be able to swim. I read the entire TripAdvisor on Semporna's diving schools and got confused even more. During my travels in Borneo I met dozens of people... More 

3 Thank AgneSwira
Nakhon Si Thammarat, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

My friends and I got dropped off by our night bus at 3 AM in Semporna town... And we had no place to go/nowhere to sleep/no clue what to do, (as our boat to Mabul wasn't until later that day)... One of the staff members in the lobby of Scuba Junkie saw us outside in the dark, invited us in,... More 

1 Thank Elijah L
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Did a 1 day trip to Sibuan island with SJ - the 3 dives were unspectacular but some nice corals. Dive master was knowledgeable and did a great job pointing out fish and other interesting stuff.

1 Thank Rich12456
Province of Milan, Italy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

I wouldn't recommend to anyone to dive with this "dive factory", if you have nothing to compare it with or you are a beginner it will look ok to your eyes, but please if you are an experienced diver or a dive professional don't even consider the option to feed this operation. Every operation in this center, from the booking... More 

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Brno, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
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84 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

I'm writing this on the car to Tawau airport and I miss this place already. This place is a unique, everything somehow clicks together and makes unforgettable experience. If you're starting with diving (like I did here) I believe you'll hardly find better place. Everything well organized, nice accommodation (for both semporna and mabul), professional diving where you only need... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Stayed with Scuba Junkies for 3 nights in one of their VIP rooms - which means their room is on the beach. Great views and lovely room. Scuba Junkies definitely have their diving business established. Clockwork schedules, masses of divers, knowledgable DM's and courses available. Food is good and included in the stay, dives are reasonably priced vis-a-vis how expensive... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We didn't dive from Seporno but stayed with scuba junkie before heading off on a Liva-aboard . Rooms are clean , spacious , good location, close to the jetty , and perfect for a cheap over night stay

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

從TripAdvisor搜尋到這間潛水店,第一次國外潛水。很專業的導潛團隊,每次下潛都是享受。很美、能見度非常好至少25米、很多海龜、海的顏色很藍很美、水溫很舒服。The best diving center in Semporna, highly recommended 👍🏻

Thank 420ninal
Madrid, Spain
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

I took my DM course in scubajunkie during the month of May. The diving centre is perfect, they teach in a really high level, they take care of all things you could need, and they work hard every day to protect the enviroment. There is no better place to take a divemaster course. I was part of the family for... More 

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