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Sipadan Scuba

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Lot B7-B8 Ground Floor | Semporna Seafront Resort Township, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
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Very disappointed

I did not feel my experience offered value for money compared to other diving experiences I have... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
88kittykat88
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Great but can be better.

Visited for my AOW and a few leisure dives in January. Good; 1) Good location in Semporna town... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
MuaythaiRacingDiving
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“dive centre” (7 reviews)
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Lot B7-B8 Ground Floor | Semporna Seafront Resort Township, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I did not feel my experience offered value for money compared to other diving experiences I have had. The customer service is poor, I have yet to receive replies to my email & multiple text messages I sent to the company. My actual dive time...More

Thank 88kittykat88
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Visited for my AOW and a few leisure dives in January. Good; 1) Good location in Semporna town. Food and hotels all nearby. A small Jeti directly behind hence easy boarding/unboarding. 2) Dive boats in good condition. Boat captains are experienced and friendly (Im local...More

1  Thank MuaythaiRacingDiving
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

In short: + Look nowhere else, this is the company to go with if you are looking into diving in this area. Instructor: + 'Cooze' is a great, talented and fun instructor who knows to keep his pupils motivated/provides a great experience. He lives the...More

Thank Iliketotravelexplore
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We booked a 6-day diving package with 3 days guaranteed on Sipadan. We stayed at the Holiday Dive Inn which is located right next to the dive centre. We were picked up from the airport (packaged deal) by a minibus. Everything was smooth and overall...More

Thank Alenka C
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Firstly the positives - the gear and boat were all in a good condition Now the rest, I felt a real lack of customer service from this shop. Their favourite line is "no refunds". To dive Sipadan as you know you have to book ahead,...More

2  Thank 1Chica1
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

It is one of the very best diving places all around the world and it is true. Dive in Sıpadan is beyond all your dreams for a scuba diver. But you have to get permission to get in the island.

Thank denizsoylu
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Very well organised dive school which takes good care of you. No worries about airport transfer, accomodations and gear rental. If you want to go to Sipadan, very much consider them. Big thank you to Cooze. Diving with him was stunning and far beyond standard...More

1  Thank heinial1
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

The 4 of us, all failed the OW course (what's the odd right). The instructor Popeye assigned to us was still new and not good in keeping up with the pace of teaching. 2 days are not sufficient for OW course, it's very rush, any...More

5  Thank Wei Chun T
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

The scuba instructors are friendly and professional, and the dive spots are superb, as are their locations.

Thank tembisa90
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

My two instructors, Chenpei (Popeye) and Chris, are indeed AMAZING. I fell in love with scuba diving because of their teaching. Other people I met here are also fun and friendly. Came as a solo traveller, left with beautiful memories and friendship. I also saw...More

Thank Chang Z
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Summer H
16 July 2016|
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Response from Alex H | Reviewed this property |
We paid all in advance - it's a lot but that's the cost if you want to dive sipadan. We got great value, definitely nothing scammy about it, very well run dives. Good luck
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bijalg99
25 September 2015|
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Response from Jerry R | Property representative |
Hi Bijal Your requests to tripadvisor are automatically be forwarded to us. Please send me an email and I'll gladly answer your questions. Tx Jerry Sipadan Scuba
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