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Seaventures Dive Rig
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Pulau Sipadan
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 29 December 2016

have a wonderful diving at sipandan and with Seaventures Dive. love the place ... will go back again when there is a chance thank to Ramesh and his team of dive crew and he had not only manage help me to recover my dive camera but also help to send it back. this is the kind of place you should go and enjoy their hospitality.

thank again ramesh

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with friends
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Edrie J, Travel Consultant at Seaventures Dive Rig, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Hi AndyChoo85,

Thank you for your positive comments. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the team's hospitality. I hope your next stay will be just around the corner. We look forward to diving with you again.

Kind regards.

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

Seaventures Dive Rig offers a spectacular venue to explore the treasure of Sipdan and the surrounding dive sites. The dive guides are excellent, each has hundreds of dives in the area and provide great service. It was quite easy to book and their admin team was responsive to all of my questions as we were booking our trip. The rig itself is very functional, provides a unique experience. It really is made for divers without a lot of 'frills' (if you're looking for a 5 Star Boutique Hotel this is NOT your place)...perfect for us. The rooms were pretty basic and a bit 'worn' but sufficient. My only gripe was that the food was just 'ok'....the quality was mediocre and sometimes there wasn't enough --- especially when the 'snacks' were put out. But we weren't there to eat...the diving and staff didn't disappoint!

Stayed: November 2016, travelled with family
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Edrie J, Travel Consultant at Seaventures Dive Rig, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Hi daren_beck,

Thank you. We appreciate your positive feedback about your stay and dive with us. We do take pride in ensuring our guests' needs are met the best way we can from the first inquiry up to their stay. Pleased to know you enjoyed the hospitality our team have provided to you.

In regards to the food, this is a surprise but we do understand we will not be able to meet and please everyone's taste bud. It is also a surprise in regards to food not being enough since we have our kitchen team always on standby by the buffet area to ensure there are enough food for everyone. If there isn't, guests are always welcome to let us know and we will promptly act on it. We will also check on guests that have not had their meals after a certain time during meal time. Hopefully this will not keep you away from us. We do hope to hear from you again in the future.

Kind regards

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Reviewed 17 December 2016

First and foremost the dive crew/rig crew/ office crew are top notch. Edrice thanks for setting up my trip with no flaws and mitchel( dive master) Adam( dive master) for the dives in Sipadan and Mabul. I can't stress it enough but it's worth and every experience to stay and use seaventure for Sipadan diving. Was lucky enough to have two days at sipadan (6) dives. Baracudad point- amazing, hanging garden- beautiful, coral garden- superb.
Thanks guys and will definitely come.e back again

Room Tip: Room was clean, A/C and the food was delicious.
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Stayed: December 2016, travelled solo
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Edrie J, Travel Consultant at Seaventures Dive Rig, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Hi Lefty f,

Thank you for giving us a perfect rating. Thank you also for letting us know our arrangement and your stay with us went as it should without a problem. We are sure our dive team enjoyed having you on the Rig as much as you have as you enjoyed your stay and diving with us to Sipadan. We look forward to hear from you again soon.

Best regards,

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

i dived sipadan, mabul and kapalai with seaventures. despite less than great viz, all dives were amazingly fun because the divemasters never ran out of funky critters to point out to us! for micro-fans, this is your paradise - nudibranches, porcelain crabs, orang utan crabs etc. come see them for yourselves!
divemasters were all experienced and entertaining (mitchell's jokes are never stale with his beautiful deadpan face; suki's sass and spunk were also extremely loved). they also try to impart tips for being better divers! free diving lessons with friendly guided divemasters - doubt you could ask for more.
the rig itself is an intriguing place of accommodation with an inviting atmosphere and the most service-oriented staff, most of all - manager Ramesh. this man brought a grill and a live band onto the rig in the middle of the ocean!! *mindblown* apart from ensuring that all planned dives and meals and accommodations are comfortable for all guests, Ramesh goes above and beyond to cater to specific requests and needs. basically he's the one who makes your dream holiday in sipadan happen, so remember to go to him.
special kudos to him when one of our friends injured herself carelessly. Ramesh went the extra mile to rush our friend to the mainland where she could seek medical attention at the soonest possible time. this wasn't easy given that the rig is located in the middle of the deep blue and transport as we know is limited by weather and sea conditions. nonetheless, he put our needs above his conveniences and obligations - world-class service is the least i can say.
thank you Ramesh!!

Stayed: December 2016, travelled with friends
Thank elizabethanarwhal
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Edrie J, Travel Consultant at Seaventures Dive Rig, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2016

Hi elizabethanarwhal,

Thank you for your kind words and for being so detailed on your review. It looks like you and your friends were well looked after by everyone on the Rig since you have mentioned the service staff, to the Divemasters and Rig Manager, Ramesh. This means a lot to us as it means you have enjoyed your stay and the diving experience with us.

Hopefully we will be able to welcome you again in the nearest future. Best regards.

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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We went there with a couple of friends for a 4 days 3 nights stay and dove 8 times altogether. The diving was great although the visibility was limited and I would jave expected more from sipadan but more than the diving experience, it is for the all ex oil rig/ service experience that I strongly recommend this place. From the moment we came in til we left, the staff was great and provided us with the best service. Same for our divemaster (Jo) who has been very helpful and professional throughout our stay. This is a unique place and I wouldnt go anywhere else should I go back to Sipadan. Kudos to you guys for running such a unique place. See you next time!

Stayed: December 2016, travelled with friends
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Address: | off Mabul Island, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia
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Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Sipadan
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Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Pulau Sipadan
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Seaventures Dive Rig is a scuba diving platform located within Mabul Island, some 30 minutes boat ride to Sipadan Malaysia. Sipadan Island is known as the world's scuba diving mecca. This rustic dive resort package includes diving around Mabul island, Kapalai and Sipadan Island. All rooms are fully air conditioned, Wi-FI is available at free of charge and food are served buffet-style. The unlimited diving on the Rig's house-reef is popular as it is home to some diverse underwater life. Seaventures Dive Rig is a PADI 5-Star Dive Centre offering Scuba Diving courses for beginners to professional. ... more   less 
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Seaventures Dive Rig Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia - Sabah

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