Dive Adventures Mabul

Dive Malaysia/Borneo » Mabul Island

Dive Malaysia Mabul IslandDive Malaysia Mabul IslandDive Malaysia Mabul Island
Map of Malaysia

Located an hours boat ride from the mainland of Semporna, just a few minutes boat ride from Sipadan Island you will find Mabul Island.

Mabul is recognised as one of the world's best "muck-diving" sites, one of the richest single destinations for exotic small marine life in the world. Flamboyant cuttlefish, blue-ringed octopus, mimic octopus, gobies and frogfishes are everywhere, as are moray, snake eels and practically the whole scorpionfish family. 

This makes Mabul is a fantastic macro site. The beauty of Mabul and nearby Kapalai will also appeal greatly to non-divers as well. There are two resorts on Mabul Island, with the third resort an off-shore refurbished oil-rig.

  • Mabul Island Geographical Information

  • Things to do in Mabul Island

    coming soon

  • When to Travel to Mabul Island

    coming soon

  • Scuba Diving in Mabul Island

    Though physically close to Sipadan Island, the diving at Mabul is completely different. Mabul is a wonderland of strange exotic marine creatures. You can see dozens of species of Nudibranchs, Shrimps, Crabs, Eels and Fishes and a lot of other tiny rare creatures that can be found in the sand, rubble and fringing coral reef near the island. This is sometimes called "Muck Diving".

    Don't expect to see all the "Big Stuff" that can be found at Sipadan, but if fantastic colourful creatures and Macro Photography are your style, you'll love Mabul. In addition to the dive sites surrounding Mabul, you also have access to the prolific macro dive sites at Kapalai.

    Mabul Island's popular dives sites.

    Crocodile avenue: Flat sandy area from 5m to 20m. It is a sandy area where divers can find seahorses, garden eels, pipefish, crocodile fish, turtles, humpback parrotfish, barracudas, mackerels and even a small eagle ray. Cuttlefish, nudibranchs (for example the Spanish Dancer, Asteronotus) and lots of crabs can also be found here.

    Lobster wall: This wall contains some small caverns and it�s a home to lot of hydroids. It also offers vast varieties of small critters such as nudibranchs, anemones and shrimps. It�s also a great place for night dives.

Contact Dive Adventures

Office Hours: 9am - 5pm AEST

Sydney
Unit 607, Level 6, 379 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia
Tel: (02) 9299 4633
Fax: (02) 9299 4644
Reservations: 1300 657 420
Email: sydney@diveadventures.com.au

Melbourne
Unit A 5.2, 63-85 Turner Street
Port Melbourne, VIC 3207
Australia
Tel: (03) 9646 5945
Fax: (03) 9646 8589
Toll Free Bookings: 1800 242 724
Email: melbourne@diveadventures.com.au

Copyright © 2018 Dive Adventures | IATA Lic. No. 0234 1824
Enquire Now