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Our House Reef and PADI Rig Diver Specialty Course

Seaventures Dive Rig by Mabul Island, Sabah, Malaysia Seaventures dive rig has been in its current location by Mabul Island, Sabah, Malaysia for over 20 years. In that time, it has developed into an amazing dive site with an abundance of marine life to be seen. The vast area both underneath and outside the footprint of Seaventures Dive Rig has become home to many species of fish and reef creatures. The unique House Reef at Seaventures Dive Rig The site is a [...]

Why are Mangroves Important to Coral Reefs?

Mangrove roots act as nurseries for young lives What Are Mangroves? A mangrove is a shrub or small tree that grows in coastal saline or brackish water. Mangroves primarily occur in the tropics and sub-tropics. Mangrove trees are salt-tolerant and contain a complex salt-filtration system. Mangrove roots are specially adapted to low oxygen conditions and experience immersion in saltwater when the tide rises, and exposure to the air, and high temperatures when the tide falls. Knotted mangrove roots often cover a [...]

Seaventures Dive Rig : Eco-Friendly Dive Resort

Passionate Divers participate in Reef Clean-up World’s Best Dive Sites in Sabah, Malaysia We feel lucky to dive and teach in one of the best dives spots in the world. From the endlessly fascinating macro-life around Mabul, Turtles on most dives, healthy hard and soft-coral, deep walls, caves and caverns, and bigger pelagic life around Sipadan. Every day we share the wonders of the ocean with our valued guests. And of course, we always try and match the wonders underwater with [...]

Seaventures Dive Rig Winning Gold : Most Unique Scuba Diving etaway

Unique diving experience at Seaventures dive rig   Located near Mabul and a short boat ride to Sipadan, Seaventures Dive Rig, Sabah Malaysia, takes the gold as the most unique scuba diving resort. ” The gold medal for quirkiest dive resort couldn’t go to any other. This unique boutique hotel is a refurbished oil platform, surrounded by sea off the northeast coast of Sabah. Now we know what you’re thinking, an old oil rig doesn’t sound very comfortable, right? But Seaventures have [...]

Guest Post: Diving when you are travelling with children

Seaventures Dive Rig for Families: What it’s like bringing children aboard Planning a family vacation to Sabah and want to visit Seaventures Dive Rig? Don’t be afraid! The Sabah dive rig is just as fun for kids as it is for scuba diving adults! We spent a glorious month in Sabah, Malaysia, with our six-year-old. We loved the biodiversity of the region, rare animals, new foods, kind people, and many adventurous things to do. We were especially drawn to all [...]

Seaventures, a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort in Sabah, Malaysia

Instructor and student demonstrating proper ‘Mask Clearing’, Mabul, Sabah, Malaysia Learn to Dive in Sabah With Seaventures: PADI Diving Courses We’re really proud of the dive training we offer at Seaventures. As a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort on the east coast of Sabah, we offer the full range of PADI Recreational courses a stone-throw away from the world-famous dive sites of Mabul and Sipadan. We strictly adhere to PADI standards and aim for all of our students to leave here [...]

Best Dive Sites in Sabah

Diving in Malaysia With domestic travel restrictions easing up, many divers are looking for the best places to dive within Malaysia. At Peninsular Malaysia, popular dive destinations include Perhentian Islands, Tenggol Island, Redang Island, Tioman Island and Rawa Island. But these sites on the East coast of Peninsular Malaysia are prone to the yearly monsoon season between October and March. Diving in Sabah, East Malaysia on the other hand is year-round, and many people would agree the dive sites in Sabah are the best [...]