Diving in Sipadan

Sipadan is well-recognized as one of the world’s top dive destinations,
with its coastal waters having a wealth of superb
dive sites hidden within.

Marine Life Highlights in Sipadan

White Tip Reef Shark
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Bumphead Parrot Fish

Diving in Sipadan

One of the best scuba diving destinations in the world, Sipadan offers remarkable beach, night dive sites and excellent steep walls and drop-offs formed from its volcanic past.

Located at the heart of the Indo-Pacific basin, the centre of one of the richest marine habitats in the world, Sipadan inhabitats over 3,000 species of fish and hundreds of coral species and has constantly been rated by many dive journals as one of the top dive destination in the world.

Sipadan‘s most treasured dive sites includes the Barracuda Point where schools of barracudas and jacks swirl around as the strong currents brings food to their midst, Coral Garden for the perfect underwater photography with its abundance of colourful marine life, and the South Point and Whitetip Avenue dive sites which Whitetip Reef Sharks and the Hammerheads are frequently observed.

You can dive in Sipadan all year round. Generally, diving at Sipadan is best from April to December, especially July and August. January to March may have some unsettled weather and a decrease in visibility however plenty of guests are still diving around this time.

Best Diving Season: April to December
Weather: January to March have some unsettled weather
Water Temperature: 28-29°C
Marine Animal Highlights: Barracudas, Jack Swirl, White tip reef shark, Hammerheads
Recommended Thermal Protection:
Water Visibility:  –

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