We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sipadan National Park

Is this your business?
Features Animals
Semporna, Malaysia
Review Highlights

Amazing diving experience in Sipadan, unfortunately the experience was ruined by the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore

We travelled over 24 hours to get here from Canada, and it was totally worth it!! As you know... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Read all 295 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Semporna, Malaysia
Write a Review
Reviews (295)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing diving experience in Sipadan, unfortunately the experience was ruined by the accommodation. DO NOT go on Celebes Explorer LOB if you're looking to go to Sipadan.... the boat is badly in need of repair and is not safe. They have been saying for years...More

Thank Traveljm1982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled over 24 hours to get here from Canada, and it was totally worth it!! As you know Sipadan dive permits are extremely hard to get, but we got Sipadan dive permits for 3 days, and ended up doing 13 dives in Sipadan!!! Thank...More

Thank susanstorm717
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sipadan's reputation is well deserved. Big fish, turtles, schools of barracuda and jacks, sharks... Sipadan always impresses no matter how many times you dive it. Barracuda Point is a favourite and the only dive that isn't a wall dive. Most people miss the great macro...More

Thank Aquatic_Ape
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing divsite, and fantastic beach. Now I have been there three times this time in september 2017 the visibility was not so good but the dive was still worth it.

Thank HarrietR2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rarely I've seen such a preserved island. Very difficult to have a dive permit but i wouldn't advise to go there without visiting Sipadan

Thank DavideC337
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dived Barracuda Point for almost seven times in a week but I am still amazed by the wonder of nature every time I see the schools of barracuda / jackfish. And of course, turtles and sharks (mostly white-tip).

Thank Lam K
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Rated as one of the top 10 world dive sites by many more reputable sources than I, Sipadan lived up to my naive expectations. Whilst the Army's presence on the island takes away some of the desert island romance, it's a necessary precaution for this...More

Thank Spagetti68
Reviewed 8 September 2017

World class top dive sites full of different marine lifes. I went in when it was raining and the sea was choppy, when i got into the water it was like a totally different world compared to outside. By the time i finish my dive,...More

Thank Jollyshandy
Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of the best diving i have ever done till date. Abundant marine life with tons of Sharks in every dive.

Thank Aditya C
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Each dive we saw reef and white tip sharks, turtles, schools of jack fish, barracuda and more. It's a bit pricey though.

1  Thank falanglao
Nearby Restaurants
Fat Mother Semporna
77 reviews
40.44 km away
Restoran bismillah
38 reviews
40.26 km away
Scuba Junkie Restaurant
135 reviews
40.30 km away
Restoran Al-Nafisah
12 reviews
39.77 km away
Nearby Attractions
Scuba Junkie Diving
308 reviews
40.29 km away
Big John Scuba
240 reviews
40.39 km away
88 reviews
40.26 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Ratnida R
18 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from codo s | Reviewed this property |
We will test a bit of health, then step into the ocean to experience enough experience, not much, but do not worry, they know how to make us simple. fish and coral are always brilliant
Google Translation
7 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from kobusm913 | Reviewed this property |
I have not been to Langkawi but heard from people who has done both that Sipadan is better
3 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Wojciech M | Reviewed this property |
diving on Sipadan is for experienced divers with license, for sure you can't do any fishing, that's why it is National Park!