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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place with amazing people and amazig diving. Living on an oil rig whle going diving everyday adds another level to the experience that is Sipidan. The place has the warmest crew who just seem to ne everywhere all the time. The diving is amazing and the div area on the rig is well organised and easy to...

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Edrie J, Travel Consultant at Seaventures Dive Rig, responded to this review

Hi Jetfin J, Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay with us. We appreciate your honest feedback about our hotel. As a former working oil rig, we do not promote ourselves as a luxury dive resort but as a "dive rig". We are glad you too enjoyed your experience living and scuba diving from the Rig...

Singapore
Reviewed 29 December 2016

have a wonderful diving at sipandan and with Seaventures Dive. love the place ... will go back again when there is a chance thank to Ramesh and his team of dive crew and he had not only manage help me to recover my dive camera but also help to send it back. this is the kind of place you should...

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Edrie J, Travel Consultant at Seaventures Dive Rig, responded to this review

Hi AndyChoo85, Thank you for your positive comments. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the team's hospitality. I hope your next stay will be just around the corner. We look forward to diving with you again. Kind regards.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Seaventures Dive Rig offers a spectacular venue to explore the treasure of Sipdan and the surrounding dive sites. The dive guides are excellent, each has hundreds of dives in the area and provide great service. It was quite easy to book and their admin team was responsive to all of my questions as we were booking our trip. The rig...

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Edrie J, Travel Consultant at Seaventures Dive Rig, responded to this review

Hi daren_beck, Thank you. We appreciate your positive feedback about your stay and dive with us. We do take pride in ensuring our guests' needs are met the best way we can from the first inquiry up to their stay. Pleased to know you enjoyed the hospitality our team have provided to you. In regards to the food, this is...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 17 December 2016

First and foremost the dive crew/rig crew/ office crew are top notch. Edrice thanks for setting up my trip with no flaws and mitchel( dive master) Adam( dive master) for the dives in Sipadan and Mabul. I can't stress it enough but it's worth and every experience to stay and use seaventure for Sipadan diving. Was lucky enough to have...

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Edrie J, Travel Consultant at Seaventures Dive Rig, responded to this review

Hi Lefty f, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating. Thank you also for letting us know our arrangement and your stay with us went as it should without a problem. We are sure our dive team enjoyed having you on the Rig as much as you have as you enjoyed your stay and diving with us to Sipadan....

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

i dived sipadan, mabul and kapalai with seaventures. despite less than great viz, all dives were amazingly fun because the divemasters never ran out of funky critters to point out to us! for micro-fans, this is your paradise - nudibranches, porcelain crabs, orang utan crabs etc. come see them for yourselves! divemasters were all experienced and entertaining (mitchell's jokes are...

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Edrie J, Travel Consultant at Seaventures Dive Rig, responded to this review

Hi elizabethanarwhal, Thank you for your kind words and for being so detailed on your review. It looks like you and your friends were well looked after by everyone on the Rig since you have mentioned the service staff, to the Divemasters and Rig Manager, Ramesh. This means a lot to us as it means you have enjoyed your stay...

Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We went there with a couple of friends for a 4 days 3 nights stay and dove 8 times altogether. The diving was great although the visibility was limited and I would jave expected more from sipadan but more than the diving experience, it is for the all ex oil rig/ service experience that I strongly recommend this place. From...

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Putrajaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

i did my owc there on mid nov for 4d3n and i came alone. got 1 to 1 class with my awesome dm (miss ching), and i really enjoy it! on my last day, got opportunity to dive at sipadan, and it was fantastic! (just finished my owc and the next day sipadan!) will come next time! pros: - clean...

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Edrie J, Travel Consultant at Seaventures Dive Rig, responded to this review

Hi Syukry, congratulations on completing your diving course. Becoming a diver can be intimidating at first but the experience and fulfillment will last you a life time. We are pleased to know you enjoyed learning to dive with your instructor Ching and getting to Sipadan, a diver's dream dive destination. Great to know you enjoyed the cakes as much as...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We traveled as a group of 5 adults, 2 kids. All the adults were divers, kids were snorkelers. Hotel ambience: the most unusual we had been to. It's a rig in the middle of the sea, converted to a hotel! It is not a luxury resort, but divers will appreciate the process oriented approach to all the dive planning. No...

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Melsdr, Communication Administrator at Seaventures Dive Rig, responded to this review

Dear Anuradha, Thank you for taking your time to give such a great, extensive feedback to us. We are happy that we were able to cater to your group's need during your stay with us. We hope that those memories of diving Sipadan with us will give us the opportunity to welcome you again aboard Seaventures Dive Rig in future.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went as a group of 5 Swedish guys in june 2016 and we had a great time. We did 11 dives and they were all world class. Service was great, rooms were clean. The employees were nice and even the manager took his time to speak to us alot. Food was good with alot of variance to it. Diving...

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Dear Kristoffer, Thank you for sparing your time to leave such a positive feedback for us. We are pleased that you had a great time and happy with the service that you experienced while staying and diving with us. Hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you aboard of Seaventures Dive Rig again in future.

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I have just enjoyed 5 nights and 6 days living on an Oil Rig, i was guaranteed 2 days diving in Sipadan but actually did 3 days totalling 15 dives. Fantastic diving, Sipadan speaks for itself! The whole dive crew from the lift operator to the dive masters (big shout out to Super Suki) and instructors were fantastic. Always helpful,...

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Seaventures Dive Rig is a scuba diving platform located within Mabul Island, some 30 minutes boat ride to Sipadan Malaysia. Sipadan Island is known as the world's scuba diving mecca. This rustic dive resort package includes diving around Mabul island, Kapalai and Sipadan Island. All rooms are fully air conditioned, Wi-FI is available at free of charge and food are served buffet-style. The unlimited diving on the Rig's house-reef is popular as it is home to some diverse underwater life. Seaventures Dive Rig is a PADI 5-Star Dive Centre offering Scuba Diving courses for beginners to professional. ... more   less 

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Address: | off Mabul Island, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Sipadan
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Seaventures Dive Hotel Pulau Sipadan
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“near the dive sites, unlimited house reef”
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