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Scuba Junkie Mabul Beach Resort

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Just was back from your resort of Mabul, during the 5 days staying and OW course learning, I really want to express my grateful to my instructor Cat, with her patience and encouragement, I finally finished the course with a certification, which is an amazing journey for me and a great way to end my 2016. For me, it is...

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Scuba Junkie Mabul Beach Resort is an excellent place to stay while exploring the warm waters of Malaysian Borneo! They offer many great diving options for beginners, right up to seasoned scuba adventurers! Excellent service, great guides and amazing dive sites! The only Con is if you are a non smoker, its hard to enjoy yourself, due to the constant...

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

My friend and I booked a 6 nights/7day package stay at the Mabul resort and we only wish we could have stayed longer! Starting from the beginning, the process of booking with SJ was efficient and easy. Dani and Ian at the Semporna office are so easy to deal with and incredibly organised, efficient and prompt. They always replied to...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We spent 3 days with Scuba Junkie on Mabul and I happily would have extended the stay. The garden is beautiful as soon as you come of the jetty. They do environmental work with turtles, beach cleanups and help the villagers on the island to reduce waste. Their dive masters are great and you always dive in small groups. Clearly...

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Thank Hamed A
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

You expect the diving to be great here and it didn't disappoint. The whole operation was very well organised and the equipment and staff were first class. we stayed in a ensuite fan room which was very well decorated and clean and the food was also good. .A fantastic few days. Note - actually travelled in March 2014

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Unfortunatelly there are not many choices in Mabul/Kapalai. Scuba Junkies is vey lucky and therefore they get still customers. Very unfriendlly environment. From management to local staff. I was surprised how unfriendly the local people are. Everyday new guide and equipment what makes the diving very uncomfortable. No considering the different levels when doing the diving groups. I had the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

After a recommendation from friends to visit Mabul with Scuba Junkie we were not disappointed. Our whole experience was superb. From the lovely staff, yummy food, great accommodation and of course some of the best diving in the world at Sipidan we would not hesitate to return. Thank you Guilia, Cat, and Simon for making our experience one to remember....

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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Great value, very organized. Yes it can sometimes feel like its a bit busy, lots of people going on the pier at the same time. But they always had me in groups with my skill level and all their boats would go to different places so it never felt crowded.

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

I did my AOWD course here and had booked 4D3N first and extended for one more night eventually. I stayed in a bungalow which was quite nice. There was plenty of food provided between the dives. The schedule for the day was pretty tight with two dives in the morning normally and one after lunch, especially with all the reading...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

There are actually three different things that I want to review here: S.E.A.S (the environmental arm of scuba junkie), scuba junkie (the dive centre and operstions) and their resort on Mabul. Since there are no dedicated pages for the first two categories, I'll just review them together with mabul beach resort. I did a reef check course led by their...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Scuba Junkie Mabul Beach Resort

Address: Mabul Island, Pulau Mabul, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Mabul
Price Range: $40 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“Dorms can't be secured. Dorms and fan rooms don't have warm water. Warm showers in air-co rooms. No fridges here!”
nancyesveld, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the bar if you want to sleep early”
592jacquesw, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Fan Ensuite Rooms are good value”
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“choose air conditioning because of the humidity! only two VIP rooms are available, so book and confirm early”
JKD, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bungalows are all surrounded by a beautiful jungle-garden”
Tamara1797, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
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