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Dive The World

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Pulau Sipadan 91307, Malaysia
+60 16-830 8290
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Scam artists. dive-the-world.com don't ever book with them.

I booked three days of diving and paid 300 dollars deposit, just 2 weeks before we left to go to... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2015
DJ Crazy Legs H
Santa Clara, California
Wonderful diving at Kapalai- Sipadan

We booked our tavel plans through Dive the World as we were having a hard time contacting the... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2015
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Sipadan diving experts. We are a diving travel agency with local expertise in Sabah. All you need to choose and book your Sipadan resorts or liveaboard at prices no more, and sometimes less, than booking direct with the operators. Sipadan, Mabul, Kapalai, Lankayan and Layang Layang dive resorts. Plus Sepilok and PADI dive courses in Kota Kinabalu.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Pulau Sipadan 91307, Malaysia
+60 16-830 8290
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Reviewed 8 December 2015

I booked three days of diving and paid 300 dollars deposit, just 2 weeks before we left to go to Thailand, their cancellation policy is 60 days... We had to cancel 2 of the 3 days, due to them booking us a deep dive we...More

6  Thank DJ Crazy Legs H
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We booked our tavel plans through Dive the World as we were having a hard time contacting the resort directly. They are quick to reply to emails, arranged the rooms and transportation perfectly, and send us links for easy payments in different currencies according to...More

Thank renslo1
divetheworldwithus, Manager at Dive The World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2015

Thanks for the lovely review. Couldn't have written a better one ourselves!

Reviewed 2 September 2015

This was our 2nd visit to Mabul, so yes, we love the place & the excellent diving. Sipadan really is very special. Everything well arranged - transfers, boat, stay, dives. We were celebrating my husbands' 60th (last time it was my son's 21st) so another...More

1  Thank Himmat K
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Sipadan is a wonderful site for diving your highest expectations will be fulfilled , but the only way to dive every day is to book a cruise with the Celebes explorer which is an old boat with limited comfort and at the time I was...More

Thank mga888
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We arrive at Tawau the night before and spend the night in town while enjoying our first local seafood at KamLeng. The next morning, we travel by car to Semporna @6am, the road condition is bumpy due to re-construction of the road surface. We arrive...More

Thank Sethderevko
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We went to Borneo Divers in Mabul and the trip was organized by Dive the world. Everything was ok and smooth. The diving in Sipadan is amazing!! Borneo Divers resort guests are mostly Chinese and therefore they serve Chinese food. Another problem are the many...More

3  Thank Francesco P
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Sipadan diving is awesome. I first visited Sipadan in 1994 when it was still feasible to stay on the island. This time, we opted to stay a full week – Sunday to Sunday on MV Celebes Explorer. The weather conditions for the first 5 days...More

12  Thank Rene W
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

We booked our honeymoon trip to Kapalai with Dive The World. Initially they were very responsive and helpful, however when our agent went for a vacation, we had extreme difficulty in receiving response for our booking. It took them 11 days to confirm our booking...More

1  Thank Sebnem K
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Well organized and smoothly run dive safari trips to Sipadan and Mobul. Great dive masters and boat skippers. Friendly and safe diving

1  Thank alex311327
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Hello everyone, I spent 6 days and 5 nights at SMART, which I beleive is enough. To get there is hard and tired, so anyways, once you arrive at Pulau Mabul, they will welcome you with a big smile. The first dive will be at...More

3  Thank Jesus S
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6 January 2017|
Response from Repetitivo |
You don't have to be a diver to visit Sipadan. Plenty of non-divers go there and snorkel. Note that Sipadan is tiny and you cannot stay overnight on the island. You stay in resorts on nearby islands and visit Sipadan as a... More
22 July 2015|
Response from curiousSanFrancisco | Reviewed this property |
This was meant to be posted elsewhere.. sorry