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Scuba Junkie Mabul Beach Resort

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Mabul Island, Pulau Mabul Malaysia
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Tawau Airport52 mi
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Food 9.5/10 (more veggies for meat eaters!) Dorm room 9.5/10 Price 8.5/10 it's not cheap... but not expensive... Staff 11/10 I will admit I'm a picky diver I'm an instructor with 2000ish dives. The dive staff is great. Thanks Simon Afat Kib and Sam fir great dives. Numerous
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Stayed here for 5 days diving around the island but for me Sipadan was the highlight. Scuba junky have done a great job with the logistics in dealing with so many people diving at the one place at the same time. I just didn’t get that island, dive experience one would imagine
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This place is great. Good food, great staff, really nice rooms and some of the best diving possible. They also do a ton of conservation and help the island a lot. That was important for me as I want to be with dive companies who care about the ocean.
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Spent 4 days there and diving everyday. It is well organised, everything is done so that you maximise your time diving and relaxing. Clear info about the activities, always on time, great food, community information and involvement and felt really safe diving with them.
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My husband and I stayed here for the 5 day 4 night option. We were looking forward to this for a long time. Everything went great, minus the first day. We had brought all our own equipment minus tanks, weights, and SPGs. We've taken our time to get our equipment and like to do
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Relax on your own private balcony
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Our deluxe AC rooms offer 1 king size bed or 1 king size & 1 single bed and are perfect for double, twin or triple share
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The VIP AC room has a fridge, extended balcony & partial seaview as well as an ensuite bathroom, AC and ceiling fan.
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All our rooms have ensuite bathrooms
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Our ensuite fan rooms offer simple, comfortable double or twin accommodation with ensuite bathroom just a few minutes from amazing dive sites.
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No. The rooms are clean and very basic. You should ask if they can make a hair dryer available.
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Hi there. Go to Mabul yes, but if you did not pre-book your Sipadan permit it IS possible to still dive in Sipadan by getting a permit on the spot. Unfortunately, Scuba Junkie is not the best option to provide a Sipadan permit for walk ins because they ARE a popular dive shop *however* they do not have more permits than other dive operators. Hence, the number of divers:permit ratio is not the best - I booked my dives with them 2 months in advance. From talking with locals, these dive operators were able to provide Sipadan diving permits for walk ins: - Seaventures Dive Rig (needs a minimum number of days diving with them) - Borneo Speedy Dive Hope this helps.
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I would highly recommend the air conditioning. It is much more manageable and comfortable after diving all day. You don't want your body to be stressed diving because you didn't sleep well -- if you're on the fence -- just go with the AC.
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Si estuve en Abril y tuve que pagar el total de la reserva, no tuve ningún problema y la experiencia en Mabul y sobre todo Sipadan fue fantástica. Muy recomendable tanto el sitio como la empresa.
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"The A/C rooms are worth the extra cost!"
"I would book a room with A/C, just because it's still really hot atnight."
"The Bungalows are beautiful and very large and a good bet if you want a bit of luxury on your dive trip."
"defintely stay in a private room as you get the best position on the island and room to hang out all your wet dive gear"
"Doorms are fine at the right side as you are away from the roosters from the vlilage"
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MalaysiaSabahSemporna DistrictPulau Mabul
NUMBER OF ROOMS
30
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