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Billabong Scuba Homestay

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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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“mabul island”(15 reviews)
“dive base”(2 reviews)
“hot water”(9 reviews)
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We were in Mabul in september and stayed at Scubajeff then. Both scubajeff and billabong are BUDGET accomodation. So i'd like to highlight that you musn't expect 4 or 5 star facilities. As long as you bear that in mind, you'll have a fantastic stay...More

6  Thank ALR0609
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This Budget accommodation is a lovely place. It comes with a nice view of the Mabul island and also sea. Really good. The experience of checking in etc are really good. The restaurant is an awesome place to chill and to see turtles and stingray...More

1  Thank Samson O
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I was in Sabah and desperately wanted to dive Sipadan although I hadn't made a booking. These guys were able to make it happen last minute and for a reasonable price as well. I found the food to be decent enough and the rooms were...More

1  Thank cbisbell92
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I was in Sipadan and NO OTHER dive center could provide me with a permit to Sipadan, EXEPT Billabong ;) I travelled from Canada without much planning to do Sipadan and when I got there I was forced to noticed that all permits were booked....More

3  Thank Danny A
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A Divers' Heaven for your good diving Locatiomn is just outside the village. If you forgot to bring and want to buy your odd sundry supplies Friendly villagers greet and smile at you. Food is pretty good and you can choose from 3 or 4...More

2  Thank bbcdivers
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"Most rooms look out to the seas."
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"Go to the Island and find a place once there, so you can check directly the conditions of the rooms"
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"don'T get a room there"
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"3 choices - budget, standard and bungalow. Stayed in budget, spent our time socialising with staff and friends"
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