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All in a Day on the Seaventures Dive Rig

Nestled in the turquoise waters of the Celebes Sea, off the coast of Borneo, our Seaventures Dive Rig offers divers from around the world completely unique experiences. Our converted oil rig allows divers to stay right at the heart of these incredible waters and make

The Seaventures Rig Diver Specialty Certification

The Seaventures Rig Diver Specialty Certification Did you know that we have created a PADI approved Distinctive Specialty Course that divers can take when they join us on the rig? Diving from, and under, the rig offers some unique diving opportunities – so why not

Dive with Green Sea Turtles in Sipadan

As Malaysia’s premier Marine Protected Area the diving around Sipadan Island offers stunning coral gardens and impressive wall diving. The large resident population of green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) are one of the top reasons for diving in the park. Around Sipadan, green sea turtles flourish

Malaysia’s 10 Best Islands

At the end of 2002, following a long dispute with Indonesia, the International Court of Justice ruled that the island of Sipadan was Malaysian. The country, and the state of Sabah which it is part of, have reason to be relieved. Sipadan is often rated

Whale Sharks and Diving in Sipadan

There are countless highlights of diving in the Sipadan Marine Park and at our local dive sites in Kapalai and Mabul, but one of the biggest highlights (literally) is the chance to see whale sharks. Whale sharks are not only the largest fish in our

Oil Rig Outfitted into Bare-bones Diving Hotel

When somebody mentions oil rigs, “resort hotel” usually isn’t the first thing that crosses your mind. Well, unless you’re Suzette Harris. Harris is the owner of Seaventures Dive Resort, a floating hotel and former oil rig. The rig was purchased back in 1988 and refitted

Malaysia’s Unique Oil Rig Hotel

Once just another oil rig used to pollute the ocean, Malaysia’s Seaventures Dive Resort is now one of the most popular diving spots in the Pacific Ocean. The waters surrounding an oil rig are probably the last place you’d imagine to find such an amazing