Mataking and Sipadan are two of Borneo’s finest diving locations and combine well for an excellent twin centre itinerary.
Mataking, together with the surrounding islands of Pandanan and Bohayan, boasts over 30 dive sites; from slope diving at the western shores, offering macro fauna and nudibranch heaven, to wall diving at the eastern shore, offering pelagic marine life in the Alice Channel which is over 100 metres deep.
Sipadan's varied marine topography makes it an astonishing place to dive, with caves, walls, canyons, plateaux and overhangs attracting a variety of pelagics such as manta and eagle rays, scalloped hammerhead and whale sharks. Green, hawksbill and leatherback turtles are also regular inhabitants of Sipadan Island
Please note the UK foreign office advice currently relating to this region. Please speak to our dive team for further advice and information.
The full itinerary detail is available on our website.
You should note: Diving at Sipadan is subject to locally obtainable permits and not guaranteed. On days where permits are not obtained, diving around Kapalai and Mabul will be offered as an alternative.
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website
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