Separated by the South China Sea, Malaysia is divided into Peninsula Malaysia on the Asian mainland, and East Malaysia in Borneo. Both parts of this fascinating country offer a wealth of different destinations - from beautiful islands and deep jungles, to modern cities and villages steeped in history.


The countries well-established tourism industry and transportation mean tourists can easily travel to different locations, exploring the food, culture and amazing natural history this nation has to offer. For divers however, it is Sabah, with its extraordinary reefs and rich marine life that is the highlight of any trip to Malaysia.

  • Encounter Sipadan’s famous turtles, sharks and schooling fish
  • Dive with hammerhead sharks on the remote atoll of Layang Layang
  • Relax on some of SE Asia’s most beautiful beaches
  • Trek through pristine rainforests in the ‘Heart of Borneo’
  • Dive in and eat your way through one of Asia’s most diverse cuisines
Fabulous beaches
Schooling fish
Muck diving
Jungle trekking





Best time to visit: Year round

  • Incredible 'muck' diving with plenty of critters
  • Perfect base to explore Sipadan
  • Year round diving
  • Great for beginners as well as more experienced divers
Explore Mabul & Kapalai



Best time to visit: Year round

  • Meet Sipadan's famous turtles on every dive
  • Encounter huge schools of fish - including the famous barracuda tornado
  • Search for sharks and rays
Explore Sipadan
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Mabul & Kapalai, Sipadan, Sabah, Malaysia

Scuba Junkie Sipadan

Scuba Junkie is without doubt the leading sustainable dive company in Malaysia, one that continues to develop and support conservation programmes in Sabah and beyond, whilst at the same time offering an amazing holiday experience. The resort is the perfect base to dive Sipadan, Mabul and Kapalai, ge...

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Mabul & Kapalai, Sipadan, Sabah, Malaysia

Seaventures Dive Rig

Seaventures Dive Rig is a unique resort, perfectly positioned to explore both Sipadan and the local islands of Mabul and Kapalai and giving you the opportunity to experience the best of Sabah's east coast reefs. The platform might not look your typical dive resort, but its facilities and fantastic s...

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