The state of Sabah is the undisputed scuba diving paradise of Malaysia. With three world class scuba diving islands located at Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, and the warm and clear water visibility year round, no wonder it is a heaven for divers around the world. Layang-Layang Island, Mabul Island, and Sipadan Island do not need any introduction to the world diving community. The resorts at these islands are heavily booked through out the years.
On top of these three islands, Sabah has also many others beautiful tropical island that offer equally stunning dive sites, and new ones are still being discover. Lankayan island near Sandakan is one of these newly discover scuba diving paradise. For those who are interested in wreck dive, the sea near Kudat, Kota Belud and Labuan Island have some very interesting sunken treasures waiting to be discover. Pulau Tiga, the site for the first series of Survivor TV Program, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, and Mantanani Islands on the west coast of Sabah also has many interesting and colourful dive sites. Many of Sabah scuba diving companies is located at Wisma Sabah, so pay a visit to these scuba diving operators and bargain for a good diving trip.
Sabah has also many scuba operators with experience instructors that conduct licenced PADI courses. Starting from the entree level, PADI open water course which usually take three days, to the more advance Dive Master Course, these courses are all offered by the many scuba diving operators in Kota Kinabalu. With Malaysian Ringgit being favourable to most other world currencies, plus the competitive nature among the scuba diving schools around here, ones are assured of getting a good bargain.
Explore Asia Tours Sdn Bhd.
Tel: 6088 230 006 / 6088 230 007
Tel: 6089 784 800 (Resort)
Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
Borneo Divers & Sea Sport (Sabah) Sdn. Bhd.
9th Floor, Menara Jubili, 53 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu.
Tel: 6088 222 226 / 6088 221 340
Fax: 6088 221 550
Uncle Chang’s Sipadan Mabul Dive Lodge
P.O. Box 37, 91307 Causeway Road S.O.T.C.
Semporna, Sabah, Malaysia.
tel: +6017 895 0002
tel: +6089 781 002 (office hours) or 6089 786 988 (24 hours)
fax: 6089 781 789
email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Attn: Bhing)
Seaventures Dive Platform
Seaventures Tour & Travel Sdn. Bhd.
Room 422-424, 4th Floor, Wisma Sabah, Kota Kinabalu
Tel: 6088 261 669 / 6088 251 669
Fax: 6088 251 667
Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort
Pulau Sipadan Resort Sdn. Bhd.
1st Floor, No 484, Block P, Bandar Sabindo, Tawau.
Tel: 6089 765 200
Fax: 6089 763 575
The Reef Dive Resort
The Reef Dive Resort & Tour Sdn Bhd.
TB 212, Jalan Bunga, Fajar Complex, Tawau.
Tel: 6089 77 00 22 / 6089 77 00 23
Fax: 6089 77 00 23
Pom Pom Island
Pom Pom Island Resort
No. 5, Block B, Seafest Fishery Complex,
Jalan Causeway, Semporna, Sabah, Malaysia.
Tel: +6089 781918
Fax: +6089 781918
Scuba Paradise Sdn. Bhd.
Lot G28, Ground Floor,
Jalan Tun Razak, Wisma Sabah,
88000, Kota Kinabalu,
Tel: 6088 266695 / 256695
Fax: 6088 236695
Mari Mari Dive Lodge
Traverse Tours Sdn Bhd
Lot 227-229, 2nd Floor
Wisma Sabah, Jalan Tuan Fuad Stephen
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Tel: 6088 260 501 / 6088 260 502
Fax: 6088 261 503
Pulau Tiga Resort
11th Floor, Wisma Merdeka, Phase 1,
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
Tel: +6088 240 584
Fax: +6088 240 415