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Seaventures Dive Rig

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Kota Kinabalu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at Seaventures for 4 weeks in August while filming for a wildlife documentary. Our team's needs were quite different from most recreational divers but Seaventures' team rose to the challenge magnificently. Staff were helpful and courteous and all of our outlandish requests were accommodated when possible. We were allocated a separate area in the dive centre for our... More 

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Redwood City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in VIP#1, which is on the 4th floor overlooking the observation deck. Creature comforts provided: blasting AC, hot shower and comfy beds! Food was plentiful and delicious and the chef catered to my dietary restrictions (gluten/dairy). Social atmosphere and staff is very helpful and friendly. Visibility of first few dives around Mabul and the rig was not great... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff is super friendly, food is great and the dives are memorable !! The Captain is a very nice guy that helps you to make videos of the jumps, the girls is from the office are super nice and the divemasters knows everything about the dive sites. No words can describe Sipadan !!!! Really hope to get back there... More 

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Singapore
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Back from my 1 week stay with Seaventures :) Amazingly smooth operation! Great experience staying on the rig! Please do not come here expecting 5-star resort facilities, but you do definitely get superb service! Staff were friendly and attentive, felt very homely kinda like a small kampung. The rig has a rustic feel to it, absolutely unique and charming! Dive... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best options of diving in the world. The Rig itself is a little old and rusty, but other than that, nothing at all to complain. Food was ok, the staff is super nice and friendly, accommodations and large enough and clean (the bathroom looks very beaten and old, but is clean ). And the dives in Sipadan... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool living in a rig for a few Days! Private room with own bathroom was perfect and better than what I thought it would be! Food was decent and always lots of it! Very easy diving, they do everything for you and run a smooth operation! Diving was incredible!

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Thank travelmikb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommend! We spent 4d/3n with 1 day trip to Sipadan dive site. Everything was smooth start from Tawau airport pick-up to the rig which took 2.30 hours. We spent most of the time in common living area and sun-deck. Don't forget to jump off the rig elevator. (Cons: the bathroom water was a bit salty.)

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Thank Beer S
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Bornean tour operator Sticky Rice convinced us that a stay at Seaventure Dive Rig would fulfill our dreams about diving in Sipadan and relaxing in marine surroundings. After spending about 10.500 MYR for five nights and six days (one day as non-diver), our experience is rather a marine nightmare than a fulfillment of a dream. Let’s start from the... More 

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Ramesh S, Manager at Seaventures Dive Rig, responded to this review

Dear Grete, I am Ramesh, The Rig Manager of Seaventures Dive Rig. It was unfortunate that I was not on board when you came to dive with us. It is not our policy to offer refunds and that is clearly stated on our Terms and conditions. There will be No refund if a guest chooses to stay elsewhere rather than... More 

Uppsala, Sweden
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the rig for 6d/5n in the end of July 2016. The overall experience is excellent, diving in Sipadan is something extra. Me and my friend got picked up from our hotel in Tawau, transportation to the rig worked well. The diving spots at Sipadan island were great. We tried all of them except for West ridge and White... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just left Seaventures Dive Rig after 6d/5n of pure joy. The rig with its welcoming crew made for an unforgettable experience for me and my friend as we completed no less than 20+ dives during our stay. The crew will make sure that everything runs as smoothly as possible so that you can focus on your diving instead of equipment,... More 

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Seaventures Dive Rig is a scuba diving platform located within Mabul Island, some 30 minutes boat ride to Sipadan Malaysia. Sipadan Island is known as the world's scuba diving mecca. This rustic dive resort package includes diving around Mabul island, Kapalai and Sipadan Island. All rooms are fully air conditioned, Wi-FI is available at free of charge and food are served buffet-style. The unlimited diving on the Rig's house-reef is popular as it is home to some diverse underwater life. Seaventures Dive Rig is a PADI 5-Star Dive Centre offering Scuba Diving courses for beginners to professional. ... more   less 

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Address: | off Mabul Island, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Sipadan
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Seaventures Dive Hotel Pulau Sipadan
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