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Borneo Speedy Dive

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Address: Block D Lot 19 Semporna Sea Front Township, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
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Extreme expectations met in parts

Sipadan has a reputation that widely proceeds it, as so many other divers I stood in awe of the name. Naturally, my expectations were beyond high. The trip started out really... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 September 2016
Daniel H
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New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I started our dive experience with a refresher course on day 1 (we hadn't dived for 2 years), 3 dives. Our dive master Iman was so relaxed, safety conscious and passionate which brought all our dive confidence back within 10min of being back in the water! Day 2, my partner and I started out. Little nervous as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Sipadan was a dream come true dive for me. Being able to share it with special people was even more amazing. Thank you Joe and Aziz. Your hospitality and experience both in and out of the water made it even more unforgettable. I'm definitely coming back and definitely diving with Borneo Speedy Dive again. :-)

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1 Thank Zack K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

When my friend and Dive Master Gerard Goh (Joe) with whom I was diving around Tioman before asked me to visit his home in Borneo once, I agreed immediately. Actually I was not sure whether, when and how ever arriving there at all. But he stayed persistent and organized a 4 days diving trip to Semporna last week. In fact,... More 

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2 Thank Roland R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Speedy dive was one of the only companies that could get me a last minute permit to dive in Sipadan. We dived with turtles, sharks, barracudas and so many other things. Aziz and Joe were great. I read a discouraging review saying that Aziz didn't like women or westerners! I dived with him for two whole days and that is... More 

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1 Thank Marina E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I had a great dive day with this very friendly team in Sipadan... that was a perfect organization and a lot of fun with this guys... Asiz was a perfect dive leader... he made this dives unforgettable!!! And thank you a lot to the staffs on the boot for find my camera back after more than one hour searching... exactly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I came to Borneo not knowing about Sipadan (I must have lived under a rock, I know) and had hence not booked a trip several weeks out to Sipadan. Regardless of this, Borneo Speedy Dive went beyond helping out. We had organised accommodation at Mabul, and although my wife was not on the same trip as me, they helped get... More 

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1 Thank Alexander S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Sipadan has a reputation that widely proceeds it, as so many other divers I stood in awe of the name. Naturally, my expectations were beyond high. The trip started out really well. On the approach to Sipadan we saw a pod of dolphins - good start! The first dive was at South Point (wall dive) and for me the image... More 

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1 Thank Daniel H
Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I gained my PADI OW certificate with Borneo Speedy in March this year. And I came back again for my AOW in May. I got an unforgettable memory with them for these two times. My OW instructor is Kiki. She is very strict but we know it's always good to have a strict instructor that's how we could learn more... More 

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Coolangatta, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I am not judging the quality of the dive site in Sipadan but the diveshop only For 900ringgit (300aud) for one day, I expected much more. It's a shame to see professional destroying what could be a "good memory" and turn it into a "terrible memory" because of bad quality service. And they don't care about the divers limitation in... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

on Mabul island we found online last minute permits at Borneo Speedy (semporna) to go to Sipadan after one day. Receptionist confirmed that the permits were reserved and told us we would handle finances next day. Next day we got a load of forms in image files which are difficult to put in word and print on an island but... More 

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