3D2N Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort

What you will see on holiday in Asia

Highlights: Diving & snorkeling

  from RM 2,680/
  What you get
  • Stay: 3* Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort
  • Meals: 2 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 2 Dinner
  • Transport: Return transfers Semporna or Tawau / Semporna Jetty / Mabul Island

The name of Sipadan is simply legendary in diving circles, conjuring images of twirling tornados of barracudas and jacks, patrolling hammerhead sharks, millions of technicolored reef fish and, above all, dozens of sea turtles swimming peacefully everywhere.

Sipadan consists of a small island surrounded by steep coral walls which drop rapidly to over 800 metres at the ocean floor.

This makes it an ideal spot for wall and drift dives where the diver maintains depth while allowing the (sometimes quite strong) current to take her past the coral walls, an experience much like watching a movie.

Turtles, white-tipped reef sharks, barracuda and hump-head parrot fish are common sightings around Sipadan. This fantastic variety of marine life makes the area an underwater photographer's paradise.

There is actually one large luxury resort named Kapalai Dive Resort which is built on stilts on top of the existing sandbank. Most rooms have glass bottom floors where you can see its spectacular underwater life. The rooms have balconies, there are a few kilometers of walkway, an excellent sundeck and the food is outstanding. Besides diving and snorkeling you can also rent a kayak and explore the outer sandbanks or just enjoy sunset and sunrise.

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Day 1

Make your own arrangement to Tawau AirportMeet on arrival, transfer to Semporna Jetty (1 hour 30 min. journey)Boat transfer to Kapalai Dive Resort (1 hour 15 min. journey)Check in and lunch will be ready to be served.Begin your unlimited house reef diving.

Day 2

Kapalai Dive Resort3 guided boat dives + unlimited house reef dives.

Day 3

TawauEarly breakfast and check out.Depart by speedboat for Semporna jetty.Upon arrival, continue by land transfers to Tawau airportor Extension Stay is available to add on

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Per person rate in RM$

3D2N Take a break @ Kapalai Island
Ground Arrangement ex Tawau (airport or hotel)
Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort 

Tour Fare / Per Person
Travel Period Diver
Twin or Triple Sharing
Twin or Triple Sharing
(2-12 yrs)
From 1/1/2020
until 31/3/2021
RM2680 RM2150 RM1140 RM230



  • 2 nights accommodation at Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort  
  • Land transfers Tawau (airport or any hotel) / Semporna / Tawau (airport or any hotel)
  • Boat transfer Semporna Jetty / Kapalai Dive Resort / Semporna Jetty
  • 2 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 2 Dinner
  • Afternoon snacks after the third dive
  • Tea / coffee, cold water and cordial are served throughout the day
  • Unlimited snorkeling around Kapalai Island (unguided)
  • Daily 3 boat dives except on arrival & departure days (diver only)
  • Tanks, weights and weight belts are provided during the dives (diver only)
  • Night dives in front of the dive center with a buddy are included for Advanced Open Water certification and higher only (diver only)
  • Unlimited dives in front of resort (diver only)


  • Rental of other equipments (BCD & Regulator)
  • Semporna Jetty Fee RM10 per person (to be pay upon arrival)
  • Tourism tax RM10 per room per night (foreigner only)

NOTE: Entering Sipadan Island require permit and may not be approved on certain days if quota exceed. Approval is issued one day before entering therefore would not be able to tell in advance


Boat Schedule
Semporna / Kapalai Kapalai / Semporna


Update: 03 Aug 2020

Peak season and public holiday surcharge may apply for certain dates.

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