Dive Sipadan​​​

Kapalai Resort / Seaventures Resort

















Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort is located on the sea just 15 minutes from Sipadan. It is a unique “Water Village” resort, offering guests excellent rooms and fantastic serenity of the surrounding sea, combined with first class macroworld diving around more than thirty dive sites. Sitting on its sturdy stilts on shallow sandbanks of the Ligitan Reefs. Planned and built in full style as an airy, comfortable, sunny water village with no land in sight – but boasting a mile-long sandbank of powdery blindingly white sand where one can suntan at complete leisure.



Best Time to Dive Sipadan

You can dive in Sipadan all year round. Generally, diving at Sipadan is best from March to December, especially July and August. January to March may have some unsettled weather and a decrease in visibility however plenty of guests are still diving around this time.


Getting there & around

Singapore -> Kuala Lumpur / Kota Kinabalu Airport (Malaysia) ->

Tawau Airport (Malaysia) -> Semporna Jetty ->Kapalai Resort


Sipadan is located along the northern beachfront of Mabul Island. It is a 40-minute speedboat ride from the port of Semporna. Return transfers from Tawau Airport to Semporna and Mabul are usually included in the dive packages provided by dive resorts.



IMPORTANT: Owing to the tremendous popularity of the Sipadan drop off, the Sabah Parks Management was forced to introduce a permit system to safeguard the fragile underwater environment and limit the number of divers to 120 per day. Please take note that the permit to Sipadan Island is NOT GUARANTEED.

6D5N Kapalai Resort Dive Package (TWIN): SGD$ 2,250
6D5N Kapalai Resort Dive Package (Single): SGD$ 3,040
Extension night w/ dives: SGD$ 380
6D5N Seaventures Dive Package (Twin): SGD$ 1,990
6D5N Seaventures Dive Package (Quad): SGD$ 1,610


Package includes:

- 5N Accommodation at Dive Resort

- 2 way land and sea transfer (between Tawau Airport and Resort)

- Fullboard meals

- Up to 9 guided boat dives and 1 orientation dive

- Unlimited dives housereef

- Weights and tanks

- Sipadan Permit fee


* Sipadan diving is subject to permit approval and quota availability.

6D5N Trip Itinerary:


Day 1

Arrive at Tawau Airport

Transfer to resort

Orientation dive

Dinner at resort


Day 2 - 4

Up to 3 guided boat dives daily

Breakfast, lunch and dinner at resort


Day 5

Up to 2 guided boat dives

Breakfast, lunch and dinner at resort


Day 6

Check out. Transfer to Tawau Airport

Depart for Singapore



Boat Schedules to/from Sipadan-Kapalai Resort

Semporna to Sipadan-Kapalai: 09:30am, 01:00pm and 04:00pm

Sipadan-Kapalai to Semporna: 06:30am, 09:30am and 01:30pm

Boat Schedules to/from Seaventures Resort

Semporna to Seaventures: 10:00am, 12:30pm and 4:30pm

Seaventures to Semporna: 11:00am and 2:00pm


Flights Schedule

Singapore - Kuala Lumpur - Tawau via AirAsia