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Reviewed 3 days ago

I dived for three days. The sea was smooth from Tarakan, underwater visibility was amazing and the briefings very informative. Jon had amazing spotting abilities and even though we didn't see any mantas, whale sharks or octopus there was many tiny creatures to see -...More

Thank primatediaries
Response from scubajunkiesangalaki, Manager at Scuba Junkie SangalakiResponded yesterday

Hi primatediaries, Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review. We're glad that you appreciated the briefings and dive service from Jon and that you enjoyed staying in our water dorm. We would like to clear up the point where you mention...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely nothing negative to say about SJ Sangalaki. Totally off the beaten track and not the easiest place in the world to get to, but 100% worth it. Deb and her team are absolutely amazing instructors and guides who are passionate about showing their guests...More

Thank Frankie M
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Six of us recently stayed and dived with SJ Sangalaki. Diving was good and I have no complaint. My personal comment: 1. The transfer was awful and can be dangerous if the sea is rough. And we did experience that. Fibre-glass speed boat with an...More

3  Thank Fong Lung C
Response from scubajunkiesangalaki, Manager at Scuba Junkie SangalakiResponded April 30, 2018

Hi Fong Lung C, Thanks very much for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate your feedback and we're glad to hear that you enjoyed the diving and appreciate the hard work our team puts in to make everbody's stay enjoyable. If we...More

Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Comfortable rooms with large balconies. We hit full moon so vis unfortunately compromised and only had four days, but could not fault the dive operation: slick, professional, excellent briefings, friendly and efficient staff: Jon and Theresa on our boat. Two well-equipped dive boats, good quality...More

4  Thank Hugh E
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We had the best time here. My boyfriend and I went on a three night four day dive trip here. It was amazing. Teresa, Jordan, Deb and John really looked after us, showed us great diving, and we felt like part of the family before...More

2  Thank tamarajamil
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Angels M
May 16, 2017|
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Response from scubajunkiesangalaki | Property representative |
Hi Angels M, To contact us you just need to send an email, the address can be found on the website. I'm not allowed to post the website or email address here though (sorry). Scuba Junkie Sangalaki is situated on Derawan... More
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Jacky-Leung H
February 20, 2017|
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HI Jacky, All bungalows are equipped with fan, but as we're over the water the rooms are very cool and you have a big balcony if you need some extra breeze! Thanks - SJ Sangalaki team
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