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Mabul Backpackers

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

First time here on Mabul island, decided for budget 6D5N diving package (Mabul&Kapalai + Sipadan). The accommodation was average (twin sharing room with detached bathroom) but provided fresh hot cooked buffet. Staffs are and very friendly and provided a warm hospitality throughout my stay. Diving...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This place was awful. Mabul could be a paradise if not for all the garbage on the island and it is a huge shame to see that a place like this does not care at all. Shower water goes directly in the water underneath and...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Basic room but beachfront , with an amazing staff ( aiman and Alex ) , really good for diving ( I recommend the package including sipadan dive ) and very good vibe !! I highly and truly recommend that place u will not regret

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Found this place online when myself and some friends I'd met travelling wanted to book the PADI open water course for the following day. The diving course: The course was great, we had a newly hired dive instructor called Theo who was exceptional. He made...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I stayed 9 days in this place in a dormitory room to get my open water and dive in sipadan. It’s one of the cheapest place in mabul so don’t expect something really comfortable, the mattress was a bit painful for my back, facilities were...More

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