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Dive The World

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Pulau Sipadan 91307, Malaysia
+60 16-830 8290
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The services of Celebes Exploree is very nice

The services of Celebes Exploree is very nice, and you can dive in Sipadon many times. But the... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2014
哲志 郭
via mobile
Trip to mabul water bungalows

I booked a 7 day 6 night stay at mabul water bungalows through dive the world. I was originally... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2014
Amy L
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Hong Kong, China
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Sipadan diving experts. We are a diving travel agency with local expertise in Sabah. All you need to choose and book your Sipadan resorts or liveaboard at prices no more, and sometimes less, than booking direct with the operators. Sipadan, Mabul, Kapalai, Lankayan and Layang Layang dive resorts. Plus Sepilok and PADI dive courses in Kota Kinabalu.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“explorer” (14 reviews)
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Pulau Sipadan 91307, Malaysia
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Reviewed 17 July 2014 via mobile

The services of Celebes Exploree is very nice, and you can dive in Sipadon many times. But the first day we stay on boat all day because on Mabul island last night one policeman was shot to death and one policeman was kidnapped by rubber....More

1  Thank 哲志 郭
Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

I booked a 7 day 6 night stay at mabul water bungalows through dive the world. I was originally going to book kapalai but dive the world agent said they are full and recommended mbw as an alternative, which is more expensive but have the...More

1  Thank Amy L
divetheworldwithus, Manager at Dive The World, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2014

We are sorry your trip wasn't as wonderful as you had hoped. Please be assured we passed on all of your information in full and in a timely manner to the operator. This included your room request, although we did advise that rooms are allocated...More

Reviewed 4 May 2014

We booked with the "Dive the World" to stay at SMART for 9 days, 8 nights with a big group (13 divers). Our contact was Enrico, who was very helpful and organised well both the resort and the transfer. Everything was correct like 3 years...More

Thank Eva M
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Back again to this wonderful site after lapse of 14 years..still wonder of the underwater world...with so so much beauties..fishes.turtles,jacks,barracuddas,sharks,rays, n all sea creatures of big n small in size... sadly corals n numbers of sea fishes diminishing fast ....too many fish bombings n catching...More

Thank JsJien
divetheworldwithus, Manager at Dive The World, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2014

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed Sipadan but you are right - It has changed over the years. That's what happens when an awesome new place is found. Everyone wants to go there and things then change in response to that demand. It IS...More

Reviewed 2 February 2014

Was at Smart resort just recently, 15th throu 22nd of january 2014. I can only say that it great. The resort is put together very nice, the rooms of very good Quality and clean. The staff is amazing ,so friendly and helpful, and allways a...More

Thank Renefortes
Reviewed 16 January 2014

We booked with Dive the World to stay at SMART for 5 days, 4 nights through Vic. The initial response we got from our inquiry was super fast and clear, a list of open resorts for our dates with prices. After we decided on SMART,...More

Thank angelginawu
divetheworldwithus, Manager at Dive The World, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2014

Thanks for the review. Yes this situation with permits in Sipadan is an awkward one. It is quite flexible when you get there because there is a limited number of permits and a lot depends how busy your resort is (and the other resorts), that...More

Reviewed 12 January 2014

I had a week liveaboard on MV Celebes Explorer arranged by Dive The World. It was an excellent trip. Everything went smoothly before, during and after the trip. It was a low season on Sipadan, and I was lucky to be on the 16-person boat...More

1  Thank marvelmind
divetheworldwithus, Manager at Dive The World, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2014

In your pics you look like a happy man. Great to hear such positivity. You really accentuate the pros of Celebes Explorer: small dive groups and loads of time underwater at Sipadan sites. 5 guests only is crazy good fortune. And you don't even mention...More

Reviewed 12 December 2013

We booked with DTW 5 nights diving in Sea adventure dive resort, off Mabul island. All the booking went smoothly. DTW offered us around 6 different options while other agents only showed us the more expensive resorts. We booked last minute with them and we...More

2  Thank Sara A
Reviewed 22 October 2013

I booked a 3 night liveaboard with MV Celebes Explorer through DTW. Orr at DTW was very professional and was very quick to answer all my queries regarding the liveaboard as well as some questions regarding reaching Semporna. I had read the reviews of the...More

3  Thank Anshul_Rustaggi
divetheworldwithus, Manager at Dive The World, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2013

That's a fair review. We are keeping the operator aware of all our customer feedback so they are aware of the main problems. Good to see that despite these issues you still had a great time diving and that the food and company was also...More

Reviewed 9 October 2013

My second time staying at Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort. Oor from DTW was most helpful and prompt with replies to my questions and price was also competitive. The diving at Sipadan was incredible, the early wake up calls were more than well worth it, swimming...More

2  Thank dragonphoe18
divetheworldwithus, Manager at Dive The World, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2013

Thanks for the review. Yes Kapalai is a lovely resort. we are glad you had such a nice stay there. Look forward to hearing from you when it's time for your 3rd visit!

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DDeepa
this sipadan island onlly scuba driver can visit? or open for all tourist?
5 January 2017|
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Response from Repetitivo |
You don't have to be a diver to visit Sipadan. Plenty of non-divers go there and snorkel. Note that Sipadan is tiny and you cannot stay overnight on the island. You stay in resorts on nearby islands and visit Sipadan as a... More
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curiousSanFrancisco
Hi, Did anyone take children on the tour. We are thinking of going with our 5 and 7 year old. Would kids enjoy this?
21 July 2015|
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Response from curiousSanFrancisco | Reviewed this property |
This was meant to be posted elsewhere.. sorry
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