Sipadan diving is famous for being one of the top dive sites in the world. Beautiful corals and abundant marine life such as green and hawksbill turtles, white tip and grey reef sharks, shoals of barracuda and jack fish will surround you on your dives. Sipadan Island boasts beautiful reef dives, wall dives that drop to 600 metres and enchanting swim throughs.
Permits for Sipadan and Boat Dives
Seaventures boats go out to Sipadan Island on a daily basis but make sure you book your trip early to avoid disappointment with permits. Permits need to be booked in advance and will be done so by the team when you confirm your stay. You must book a minimum stay of three nights with Seaventures Dive Rig in order to guarantee your Sipadan diving permit for the trip.
Scuba diving to Sipadan island departs at 6am to catch the crazy looking bumphead parrotfish as they make their way across the reef. They wake up at Barracuda Point and make their way round to Mid Reef where they stop for breakfast. If you catch them on their way back you can hear them munching at the corals.
Extra Dives after Sipadan diving
The morning dive with Seaventures means you are up in time for a stunning sunrise and having already done three dives you will be back in time for a hearty lunch. That means you will have most of the reef to yourself in the early morning which makes the diving relaxing and peaceful. After your lunch on the Dive Rig, you can choose to do more diving in the house reef and may also do night diving if the sea condition permits. Otherwise you are most welcome to board our boat to explore the nearby Mabul Island.