Experience One Of The Top 10 Dive Sites In the World. Dive with Scuba Junkie

Scuba Junkie provides daily dive trips to more than 25 islands in the Celebes Sea. Whether you want macro diving at Mabul and Kapalai or wish to dive with sharks and turtles at Sipadan Island (frequently voted in the top 10 dives sites in the world) Scuba Junkie will take you there.

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Scuba Junkie is located in Semporna, which is on the east coast of Sabah, Malaysia on the island of Borneo. Semporna has links to both major international and national transport hubs, so whether you're on a two-week holiday from overseas or coming by bus on a year-long backpacking trip, we've got you covered.

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Air Asia and Malaysian Airlines offer daily flights from KK to Tawau and are probably your cheapest options for flying. Buses leave daily from KK directly to Semporna at 7:30 am and 7:30pm. Bus rides take about 8 hours and flights are about 45 minutes.

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You can now fly directly from Kuala Lumpur to Tawau on Air Asia. Alternately, you can take a flight to KK and connect to either Tawau or Semporna from there (see above).

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Buses coming from Kota Kinabalu stop in Sandakan daily and can drop you right in Semporna.

For complete details on getting here, see our Transport page

Mabul beach resortCome and visit us at the newly opened Mabul Beach Resort! With 24 Brand new en suite rooms situated on the beach front, treat yourself to a little luxury at incredible prices. All rooms include king-size and single bed (except VIP air-con, king size only), perfect for singles couples and families. Wake up and chill out on your own private balcony, take a swim over our house reef before enjoying breakfast or lunch at our large open plan restaurant. Spend the day relaxing, snorkeling or diving at nearby Sipadan, Mabul, Kapalai, SiAmil, Manta Point, plus many more Islands before enjoying a delicious evening meal and drinks at our licensed upper floor bar. Take an evening stroll on our private beach or hang out with our sociable dive and resort staff. We're sure you'll have a wonderful island experience with us at Mabul Beach Resort!

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5 star PADI CentreScuba Junkie is an Award winning PADI 5 Star Gold Palm IDC Centre (PADI # 36141) that offers all courses from beginners to Instructor level.

PADI Discover Scuba
A 1-day course that gets you diving right away. No experience necessary.
PADI Open Water
Become a fully certified diver in just 3 days.
PADI Advanced Open Water
Continue your diving adventures and break past the 18 meter mark.
PADI Rescue Diver
A must for any serious diver. Learn to solve problems underwater.
PADI Divemaster
The first step in becoming a dive professional. Join the Scuba Junkie alumni.

See our PADI Courses section for more info.

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