Situated at Mabul Island overlooking the world-known Sipadan Island which is 15-minutes away by speedboat.

Location : Sipadan Mabul Island, Semporna
Accommodation Type : Chalet / Water Bungalow
Avg. Price Per Night : RM1, 000++ Per Night

Sipadan Mabul Resort

Contact : +6012-833 7657
Check-In Time : 14:00hrs
Average Price Per Night : Check prices on Rooms section below
Tax : Inclusive of 6% GST
Charge Children & Extra Bed : Infants up to 3 years old are Free of Charge.

Children 4 to 11 years who are NON-DIVERS are chargeable at children rate. They must stay in the same chalets with the parents, an extra bed will be provided in each chalet.

Children rate is based on the year of birth.

Location : Sipadan Mabul Island, Semporna
Check-Out Time : 12:00hrs
Pets : Pets are not allowed
Cancellation / Prepayment info : 50% deposit or reservation fee is non-refundable and non-transferable to other dates.

If there is a change in the reducing number of persons, it will be resulted in Loss in Deposit.

Things to do : Snorkeling, Diving, swimming, Discovery Scuba Diving

Accomodation Information

Sipadan-Mabul Resort has 18 standard chalets also categorized as semi-detached as well as 22 standalone chalets also categorized as detached and 2 units suite chalet (double bed), which could accommodate 84 guests at any one time.  All the chalets are made from native materials of Borneo on Twin Share Basis, built with mosquito screens have attached toilet/bathroom with hot shower facilities and the comfort of air-conditioning, which are available for 24 hours.

Mabul Water Bungalow is a floating dive-resort wholly owned by Sipadan-Mabul Resort (Sabah) Sdn. Bhd. (SMART), is situated at Mabul Island overlooking the world-known Sipadan Island which is 15-minutes away by speedboat.

These wooden-type bungalows (built up size 17X17ft) has sixteen (16) units (12XDouble Bed & 4XTwin Bedded) entirely built over water with stilts offer sheer comfort.

Each bungalow exquisitely furnished with contemporary furniture and décor, equipped with remote control air-conditioner, ceiling fan, private bathroom-hot/cold shower and toilet, spacious private balcony offer panoramic vistas of blue sea, selected  satellite TV channels, mini bar, coffee/tea maker, hair dryer and in-room safety box.

Facilities includes a large and airy restaurant for dining, a souvenirs shop selling variety of t-shirts, accessories and gifts, a business center with internet service, a dive center and an office taking care all the guests registration, billings and an underwater video and health spa outlets.  Free WIFI Internet Access is available in the room.  Please request the password at the front desk.

Standard Chalet

Standard Chalet
Stand-Alone Chalet
Duration : 2 Days 1 Night
Price for Diver
Twin Share
: RM2,000.00 per person
Price for Non-diver
Twin Share
: RM1,706.00 per person
Price per child
4-11 years old
: RM909.00 Per Child

Additional Night Price

Price for Diver
Twin Share
: RM580.00 per person
Price for Non-diver
Twin Share
: RM520.00 per person
Price per child
4-11 years old
: RM300.00 Per Child

Stand-Alone Chalet/Detached
Add RM 160.00 per person per night on top of the above package price to upgrade to Stand-Alone Chalet.

Mabul Water Bungalow

Duration : 2 Days 1 Night
Price for Diver
Twin Share
: RM3,552.00 per person
Price for Non-diver
Twin Share
: RM2,320.00 per person
Price per child
4-11 years old
: RM1,571.00 Per Child

Additional Night Price

Price for Diver
Twin Share
: RM1,000.00 per person
Price for Non-diver
Twin Share
: RM800.00 per person
Price per child
4-11 years old
: RM500.00 Per Child

Transfer between: Tawau Airport – Semporna Jetty – Sipadan-Mabul Resort – Tawau Airport by van and speedboat

Chalet type accommodation on standard twin-sharing basis with attached bathroom and the facilities of hot shower and the comfort of air-conditioning

All food and hot beverage while at the resort (excluding alcoholic, fruit juice and carbonated soft drinks)

3 combinations boat dives per day with divemaster on Mabul, Kapalai or nearby Island (except on arrival and departure day) – Non Divers may follow dive boat out to Snorkel

Unlimited jetty diving from Mabul’s House Reef with buddy

Use of tanks with air, weights and weight belt

How to get there?

First, you take a short 45 minutes Malaysia Airlines domestic flight from Kota Kinabalu to Tawau then you will be met and transferred to Semporna Jetty (Harbor) by van (appro. 1-hour drive) and finally, you will be transferred to Mabul Resort by speedboat (appro. 40 minutes boat ride).

The Resort

Sipadan-Mabul Resort and Mabul Water Bungalow are located at the southern tip of Pulau Mabul overlooking Sipadan.  The resorts are accorded as 4-Stars Resort by The Ministry of Tourism Malaysia and we are member of PADI 5-Star Dive Resort and NAUI PRO GOLD Dive Resort.

  • Accommodation is made from native materials of Borneo on Twin Share Basis, unless the Single Supplement is paid. We have 18 standard chalets which could accommodate 36 guests at any one time. All the chalets have attached toilet with hot shower facilities and the comfort of air-conditioning which is available for 24 hours. Electrical outlet is 220 Volt AC.
  • A vinyl swimming pool measuring 41 ft X 21 ft with a 6 ft deep end. A large dining hall/bar area is used for meals, socializing, dancing and staffs shows. Coconut drink, carbonated soft drinks, beer and wine can be purchased at the bar. A small sundry shop sells a range of T-Shirts, toiletries and souvenirs etc. An office takes care of the registration and billing; it is equipped with a Mobile Telephone/Fax for communications with the mainland. Our 120-member staffs wait to make your dive holiday safe, easy and fun.
  • Wi-Fi internet access available in the room.

Other resort Activities Offered

  • NAUI/PADI Diving Courses (from Open Water to Divemaster level)
  • Scuba Skills Refresher Course
  • Discover Scuba Diving
  • Technical Diving Courses
  • Nitrox Diving
  • NAUI/PADI Specialty Courses
  • Snorkelling
  • Beach Volley Ball
  • Diving Trip at nearby island
  • Table Tennis
  • Ocean kayak
  • Beach Volley Ball

What to bring

  • Personal Dive Equipment
  • Personal Items and Tropical Beach Wear
  • Insect Repellent
  • Torches

Equipment Rental price

BCD : RM 27.00 Net Per Person/Per Day
Regulator : RM 32.00 Net Per Person/Per Day
Mask & Snorkel : RM 22.00 Net Per Person/Per Day
Fins : RM 22.00 Net Per Person/Per Day
Booties : RM 16.00 Net Per Person/Per Day
Wet suit : RM 27.00 Net Per Person/Per Day
Torch with batteries : RM 38.00 Net Per Person/Per Day
Torch (re-chargeable) : RM 48.00 Net Per Person/Per Day
Dive Computer : RM 38.00 Net Per Person/Per Day (limited unit)


Diver Training / Diver’s Certifications
All divers will be required to show proof of diver training / certification by an internationally recognized Diver Training Agency upon arrival before they would be allowed to participate in any diving activity.  SMART also reserves the right to require a Scuba Skills Refresher Course for any diver who cannot provide proof of diving in the last 12 months and/or exhibits uncertainty in their skills.  Logbooks are highly recommended


All guests will be required to sign a Liability/Release Form (Waiver) before or upon arrival and abide by all diving and safety rules of the resort. No diving or snorkeling activities will be permitted until the said form is signed and witnessed.


  • We will not be held responsible for not being able to provide trip to Sipadan Island due to the conservation measures by the Government.
  • Please be informed that all guests need to obtain entry permit daily to dive or visit to Sipadan Island and it will be subject to approval by the Sabah Parks Management, which is in control of issuing the entry permit.
  • The total number of divers or visitors allowed to visit Sipadan Island is restricted to 120 people per day.
  • Our resort has been allocated 14 quotas each day out of the 120 people. Due to this limited quotas our Sales Office in Kota Kinabalu under Explore Asia Tours Sdn Bhd will only arrange for guests who stay from 5 nights onward at standalone chalets or at water bungalows to have 1 day diving guarantee at Sipadan Island.
  • Please note there is no first come first serve basis. During peak season, priority will be given to divers.
  • This guarantee trip is NOT included the entry permit fee. The fee is RM 40.00 net per person per day for divers, non-divers, visitors and children. This entry permit fee has to be paid on arrival in the resort.
  • However, should the entry permit to Sipadan Island is not been approved, we can offer alternative trip to nearby islands such as Kapalai, Mabul, Sibuan, Boheydulang, Mantabuan and Mataking where there is no restrictions on these islands. You may arrange this trip with our dive team in the resort.
  • As for guests who are staying less than 5 nights at standard or standalone chalet, the package will be based on our NON SIPADAN PACKAGE, no matter how long is your stay, the trip to Sipadan Island is NOT GUARANTEE.
  • You may check with our dive team when you arrive to the resort, if any day trip Sipadan diving service available to book. The price per trip is RM 390.00 net per person per day includes 3 boat dive with divemaster.
  • Thank you for your attention of this information. Our dive team are looking forward to welcome you to the resort. Please feel free to contact us should you need further information.

(All prices and information are subject to change)