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Sipadan worth the money just for snorkeling?

Sydney, Australia
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Sipadan worth the money just for snorkeling?


I have to decide if booking Sipadan, probably I'll only snorkel. The price for the day trip is quite high in comparison to trips to the surroundings islands (490 for sipadan, 100 for the other islands),

is it worth the difference in price?

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1. Re: Sipadan worth the money just for snorkeling?

Hi Giulia,

Short answer : could be.

It depends on the water conditions and your abilities. If the water is reasonably calm and currents slow permitting you to snorkel around the reef, it could be amazing. We had ggod conditions and saw turtles, napoleon, sharks, barracudas and bumpheads while snorkeling during the lunchbreak. The corals were magnificent.

I don't know how protected the other islands are, but you probably won't see such a spectacular scenery elsewhere, but if you're interested in tiny stuff and are good at freediving, I believe the other sites offer rahter decent snorkeling.



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