Seaventures Dive Resort

Sipadan-Mabul island / Sabah


Tour Code : PA/050/SPD10


Seaventures Dive Resort, a 43 room floating resort, located 1km off the shore of Mabul Island, about 20 minutes boat ride from Sipadan Island. The resort is a customized 4 tiers accommodation platform anchored in a jack-up position supported on 6 tubular legs over 60 feet water. Fully air-conditioned and the resort can cater up to 86 guests.

The panoramic view of sunset and sunrise from the sundeck is unrivaled. Throughout the day, schools of fishes swim alongside the resort, in the evening, attracted by the bright light of the resort, turtles and other fishes swim close by.  

Divers can also do unlimited dive underneath the resort and see in abundance improbable colourful and unique marine life. Unlike the island, fresh water is provided and usage is not restricted, importantly, the resort is free from mosquitoes, sand flies and bugs. Staying at the resort is like cruising in a cruise liner in the ocean. Facilities : Karaoke lunge with VCD movies, open-air dining area, restaurant, games room, children playroom, snooker table, souvenir shop, conference room and PADI diving courses up to assistant instructor level.


RATE PER PERSON (RM) valid till 31 March 2015
 5%  Discount OFF !


Non- Diver

Dorm (Diver)

Dorm (Non-Diver)








1,540.00 1,230.00



1,910.00 1,230.00



2,280.00 1,825.00
Extension Night



460.00 370.00






2,050.00 1,640.00



2,540.00 2,030.00



3,040.00 2,430.00
Extension Night



530.00 425.00

* Inclusive : 
* Return land transfer : Tawau Airport / Town - Semporna - Tawau Airport / Town
* Return boat transfer : Semporna Jetty - Seaventures Dive Resort - Semporna Jetty
  (All land and boat transfer are based on scheduled time, minimum 2 persons per trf)
* Buffet-style full board meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner) and free flow of drinking water,
   coffee/tea served all day except for alcoholic and carbonated drinks.
   Note: No ala-carte meals provided
* Twin share air conditioned en-suite cabin with hot shower
* 3 daily boat dives between Mabul/Kapalai Island or Sipadan Island, except on arrival
   and departure day. Sipadan diving is subject to permit approval and availability.
* Unlimited house reef diving with buddy system (time and weather permitted)
* Tanks, weight belt and weights.


* Note :
* Rates valid till 31 March 201

* Any child who are certified divers must pay full diver's rate
* Non-diving children 05-11 years are entitled to a 50% discount of the Non-Divers package
   providing they share a room with their parents/guardian. Otherwise full rate will be charged.
* NO children below 10 years allowed, unless they are under constant supervision from the
   parents/guardians for safety reason. No babysitter provided on board.

* 50% single supplement rate will be charged on the package price. 


* Sipadan Permit of MYR40.00 person/day *subject to permit availability and approval
* Equipment rental of MYR100.00 / person / day for full set of equipment except for dive
   computer, torch, underwater camera and underwater compass.

* Single land & boat transfer of MYR375.00 per way

* All reserved/confirmed rooms will be ready for check-in after 1400hrs on day of arrival
* Check-out time is no later than 1200hrs (12:00noon) on the day of departure. The boat
   leaves at 13:30hrs (1:30pm) sharp, please ensure all bills have been settled and rooms
   cleared by 12:00hrs. The boat will not wait for late check outs unless pre-arranged and
   confirmed by the Rig office.

* Please note that all the departure destinations must be confirmed by check-in date.
   If not confirmed by check-in date, we will transfer the guests to Semporna only.

* No diving activities provided on arrival day if guest follows 1600hrs boat schedule to
   the Resort. Diving will begin on the 2nd day with 1 check-dive + 2 boat dives around
   Mabul or Kapalai Island.

* Food served is buffet style and predominantly Asian cuisine with fruits and salads.
   No ala-carte menu provided. Provisions made for specific dietary requirements upon
   advanced notice only.

* We will only provide the land transfers between Tawau and Semporna one night in
   advance of check-in date. For arrivals earlier than this specified period of 24-hours,
   we will not provide the land transfer.

* Scheduled Land Transfer :
   Tawau Airport to Semporna 0830hrs 1130hrs 1500hrs
   Tawau Town to Semporna 0745hrs 09:30hrs 1430hrs
   Semporna to Tawau Airport or Town 12:00hrs 1500hrs N/A
   (unscheduled land transfer : RM 150.00 per transfer)

* Scheduled Boat Transfer :
   Semporna to Rig 1000hrs * 1230hrs 1630hrs
   Rig to Semporna 11:00hrs, 1400hrs * N/A
   (unscheduled boat transfer : RM 300.00 per transfer)

   (Note: * No single traveler surcharge for these transfer times.)

* Boat and land transfers are based on a minimum of two resort guest passengers, if there is
    only one resort guest on the scheduled transfer, there will be a single supplement surcharge.

* Single travellers are required to pay additional MYR75.00 for scheduled land transfer and
   MYR300.00 for scheduled boat transfer in case no other guest is on the same schedule.

* Unscheduled land transfer, will incur a charge of MYR150.00 per transfer. Please allow a
   minimum 24hour prior notice to arrange the transfer schedule.

* Unscheduled boat transfer, will incur a charge of MYR600.00 per transfer. Please allow a
   minimum 24 hour prior notice to arrange the transfer schedule.

* Guests must sign a liability release (waiver) and assumption of risk upon arrival and abide
   by all dive safety rules.
* Please be informed that travel and diving insurance is the responsibility of the diver


* Sipadan Note :
Daily entry permit to dive or visit Sipadan Island will be subjected to approval by the
Sabah Parks Management, which is in control of issuing the entry permit. The total
number of divers or visitors allowed to visit Sipadan Island is restricted now to 120 pax
per day.  Minimum stay of 3 nights consecutively with the diving package is required
to be eligible a 1-day guarantee of Sipadan permit. Please note there is no first come
first serve basis. There is NO GUARANTEE that we can provide divers with permits due
to limited spaces especially if it is a last minute request.

The fee is MYR40 per person and is valid for ONE (1) day only. This levy charge is to be
paidseparately as it is NOT included in any of our packages.

In the event of bad weather and the trip has to be cancelled or should the guest
cancels on personal reasons, permit paid is NOT refundable or transferable to a later
date. The management will not be responsible for such losses rendered to the guests.

Please note that we will forward your names for Sipadan permits as many times as
we can. Please inform us if you do not want to be put forward for more than your
guaranteed allocation of permits at least 24 hours in advance or otherwise you would
be charged for the permit acquired.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the restricted Sipadan entry permit quota set by Sabah Parks,
guests are required to submit full name with nationality, gender, passport numbers and
contact address for us to proceed with the permits application at least 14 days in
advance prior to arrival. This is to allow sufficient time to process and obtain the permit
approval. Failure to do this may result in guest being denied entry to Sipadan Island.

Guests must provide relevant and recognised forms of diving certifications to
Seaventures to be eligible to dive.

All diving guests are eligible, with the exception of check in and check out days, for
3 boat dives per day at various dive sites, at the discretion of the dive team between
Sipadan, Mabul and Kapalai islands. All diving guests are also eligible for unlimited
house reef diving, pending appropriate sea conditions.  All divers are required to
undergo a general dive and house rules briefing and orientation dive on their check-in
day or whenever the Dive Manager deems appropriate.

Any diver failing to adhere to the rules and regulations set forth by Seaventures and
the Dive Guides, will have their dive (s) forfeited without any provision for refunds.

Seaventures will strive to honour all scheduled dives. However, due to any reason (s)
whatsoever beyond our control, all dives are subject to take place at the discretion of
the Dive Manager.

Extra boat dives from those already scheduled within the reservation package will be
at a cost and will be subject to Dive Manager's approval.

Dive schedules will change from normal scheduling on the following religious holidays:
EidUlFitr and EidUlAdha. These dates vary every year, so please check with local
information services.

No diving activities provided on arrival day if guest (s) arrive at the Rig after 16:00hrs.
Diving will begin on the following day with 1 orientation dive + 2 boat dives around
Mabul or Kapalai islands. If the guest has been issued a Sipadan permit on that day,
then they will do the orientation dive at the Dive Manager's discretion.

Due to the provision of unlimited house reef diving and 3 boat dives as per schedule,
for safety reasons and according to naval research, the duration of all dives are
limited between 45 - 50 minutes inclusive of safety stop and no deeper than 30 meters
(40 meters for deep specialty qualified divers only).

All unguided diving are at divers' own risk and responsibility.

Guests undergoing courses are required to complete the necessary skills up to the
requirements deemed sufficient by PADI standards in order for certification.
Course fees in any part will not be refunded for incomplete courses.


* Equipment Rental (Item rental price per day per person) :

BCD MYR25.00
Regulator with gauge MYR25.00
Wetsuit MYR25.00
Mask & Snorkel MYR10.00

Fins MYR15.00
Dive Computer MYR50.00
Underwater Camera MYR180.00
Underwater Torch with Battery MYR30.00



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