Travel Blogs from Sipadan, Malaysia

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INCREDIBLE Borneo...Some of the WILD parts, Pulau Sipadan and Pulau Mabul, Malaysia travel blog

INCREDIBLE Borneo...Some of the WILD parts

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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... the remainder of our time together in Borneo.  After several days of this, we decided to head of to Pulau Sipadan.  Kristina had expressed wanting to take her Diver certification course, and I had been talking about Pulau Sipadan for ...

More pictures from Sipadan, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

More pictures from Sipadan

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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More photos and videos from ...

Last few pictures of an amazing week, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Last few pictures of an amazing week

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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Sorry for all the photo's but its easier to descibe our beautiful the islands are than to try and put it into ...

Sipadan Photos, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Sipadan Photos

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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Just some lovely photos from the protected island of Sipadan, one of natures ...

Diving Sipadan, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Diving Sipadan

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... very much the same, spectacular dives around some of the world's best reefs. It total we had 17 dives around the 3 islands of Sipadan, Mabul and Kapalai with 2 dives a day on Sipadan Island and the 3rd on one of the other two islands. Between dives we ...

My Diving Mecca, Sipadan, Borneo, Malaysia travel blog

My Diving Mecca

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... , dolphins, whales and all sorts of sharks including the ones that like to taste human!!! Getting to Sempora the port for Sipadan was a bit of a mission. I slept in so missed my bus, ended up getting a local bus from Sepilok to Sandakan..waited for two ...

Diving in Sipadan PADI Open Water Course, Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Diving in Sipadan PADI Open Water Course

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... to see a Whale shark. I've already seen loads of sea turtles and more fish than I can count. Pictures to follow. SWEEET!! WOW! Sipadan RULES! Seconds after dropping into the water I saw tons of Reef Sharks, Green Turtles and loads of fish! My first dive ...

Diving with the biggest fish in the world..., Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Diving with the biggest fish in the world...

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... up with 'Scuba Junkie' to do 3 day trips out to the islands, doing 3 dives on each day. The waters surrounding Sipadan drop dramatically from a shallow reef to huge depths and the currents can be quite strong. These features and the islands distance ...

Sipadan - Diving Heaven, Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Sipadan - Diving Heaven

A travel blog entry by abbadabba

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The diving here is outrageous. Between fish and invertebrates that represent every color of the rainbow, there are schools of fish a plenty and a constant highway of turtles cruising past the reef. For the photo of the Pygmy Seahorse I used a ...

NIEUW fotos van het duiken!, Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

NIEUW fotos van het duiken!

A travel blog entry by arjanvanderbijl

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De reis naar het resort midden op zee was vrij vermoeiend vooral omdat we om 2 uur 's nachts gingen slapen bij Olaf in Kota Kinabala en al om 5.30 uur moesten opstaan voor het vliegtuig naar Tawau, na 45 minuten vliegen nog 1,5 uur met de bus en dan 45 ...

Second day in Sipadan!, sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Second day in Sipadan!

A travel blog entry by kamsani

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... to dive at Barracuda Point again! At the third dive before lunch we saw the Barracudas and I was thrilled! Another great day in Sipadan. We didn't come back in the afternoon because the weather was getting worse. So we went back to the rig and I did one ...

SIPADAN!!!, Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

SIPADAN!!!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... jumped out of the water and seemed to go for huge distances before descending into the water again.  Everyone talks about Sipadan.  Even Jacques Cousteau was quoted as saying in his 1989 documentary "I have seen other places like Sipadan, 45 ...

Diving Junkies, Semporna and Sipadan Island, Borneo, Malaysia travel blog

Diving Junkies

A travel blog entry by richandvic

Semporna was a bit of a dump really but the main reason to be there was for the diving. A few miles offshore is the famous island of Sipidan, known to divers as one of the top ten dive sites in the world. Having only just completed our open water course ...

Droemmedyk med mareridt paa overfladen, Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Droemmedyk med mareridt paa overfladen

A travel blog entry by elinatroels

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... af menneskelig tilstedevaerelse.  Pulau Sipadans popularitet skabte for ti aar siden en del problemer, da baade Indonesien, Filippinerne og Malaysia paastod at vaere den retmaessige ejer af vidunderet. Det resulterede i aar 2000 i et gidseldrama, da ...

New Job ?!?!?, Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

New Job ?!?!?

A travel blog entry by marlene1

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Shark week in Borneo, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Shark week in Borneo

A travel blog entry by ninedeuce

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... after about a 1.5-hour boat ride because we had to stop at Mabul to drop off the unlucky bastards who couldn't get permits for Sipadan. There were army dudes all over the place at Sipadan so I felt pretty secure, but they were singing karaoke most of the ...

NIEUW fotos van het resort, Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

NIEUW fotos van het resort

A travel blog entry by arjanvanderbijl

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6 dagen lang minimaal 3 keer per dag duiken bij ons resort en bij Sipadan! we hebben er nu onze eigen gemaakte foto's bijgezet! groetjes karen en ...

Trouble in Paradise?, sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Trouble in Paradise?

A travel blog entry by kamsani

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... The weather got better after each dive. Went back to the rig for lunch and we all decided to come back for dive 4 and 5 in Sipadan. It was a good decision as finally the fifth dive was the best! We were all swimming (or more like hanging for dear life) ...

Unda da Sea!!, Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Unda da Sea!!

A travel blog entry by callmejoseph

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Unda da Sea, Unda Da Sea ...... It had been 17 months since coral reefs last got a glimpse of the hairiness which lied above, somewhere over the floating stratosphere, in "no fish land." 17 months is a long time, my friends, so when attempting to ...

Di mana Ikan u, Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Di mana Ikan u

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley

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Time for Sipadan! Sipadan is the only oceanic island in Malaysia. On one side of the island, just off the main beach, the ocean floor drops vertically down 2,000m. Around the other side of the island, the reef drops to 600m. The oceanic currents around ...

Possibly the best SCUBA diving site in the world., Sipadan island, Malaysia travel blog

Possibly the best SCUBA diving site in the world.

A travel blog entry by gary_cailin

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... exactly like floating skulls, placed there to warn people against entering.  Scary stuff. Probably the most amazing thing about Sipadan is that it rises 600m from the ocean floor, almost vertically, so there's a wall beside you going straight down ...

Day 113: Pulau Sipadan, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Day 113: Pulau Sipadan

A travel blog entry by williampotter

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... day's 'muck diving' (low-visability, close-quarters, macro diving), I lucked out when a place became available on a boat bound for Sipadan. Problem is, the boat is full of novice divers from K.L. who bump into me and guzzle their air in minutes. Dives are ...

All aboard for Sipadan, Sipadan, Borneo, Malaysia travel blog

All aboard for Sipadan

A travel blog entry by alexgoldschmidt

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... I headed on arrival in Malaysian Borneo.  I say Malaysian Borneo as the island is actually divided up into Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia.  I went to the top right bit. I can't really tell you why I decided on diving with and outfit called ...

Plongees de reve et gang bang de tortues..., Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Plongees de reve et gang bang de tortues...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... etre. Et des dizaines de differents poissons, nudibranches, coraux... Trop trop bon... Puis on fait un break sur l'ile de Sipadan, maintenant reserve nationale, protegge donc. Avant il y avait un resort sur l'ile mais il a ete vire et maintenant ...

The World's third best dive site.....Sipadan, Sipadan Island, Malaysia travel blog

The World's third best dive site.....Sipadan

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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... . The Island was strangely named after some dead bloke found 'restlessy' rolling in the waves...hmmm Since 2004 Sipadan has become reasonably isolated from tourists and pretty much everyone. Courteoursy of some marauding Philippino pirates invading ...

Turtles and Orangutans, Sandakan Semporna and Palau Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Turtles and Orangutans

A travel blog entry by jtrail

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... a great little water village here where you can eat, drink, sleep as well as watch the German F1 if you not out DIVING! Palau Sipadan is the most famous island in the area, and apparently among top 10 best dive spots in the world. And it was good! ...

Turtle Paradise!, Sipadan Island, Malaysia travel blog

Turtle Paradise!

A travel blog entry by maz360

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... and Sipadan on their radar. I eventually found the Uncle Chang resort on Mabul Island, who did have a permit available. Sipadan Island is Malaysia’s only oceanic island and the fascination of snorkeling/diving here is owed to the fact that there is ...

Sipidan day 2.  .... Goodbye money :), Sipadan Island, Malaysia travel blog

Sipidan day 2. .... Goodbye money :)

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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We couldn't just do Sipidan in one day. So, throwing our budget to the wind we didn't - woohoooooo! It takes about an hour on a speed boat to get to Sipidan from Semporna. In that hour you and your lucky fellow divers are transported from the world of ...

Day 56- Scuba Diving in Heaven!!!, Sipadan Island, Malaysia travel blog

Day 56- Scuba Diving in Heaven!!!

A travel blog entry by cwienke

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... a great week. Some of the highlights of the trip were; drinking Tanduay which is a Pilipino rum that is bootlegged into Malaysia, going to a local wedding and being asked to dance on stage with the natives, drinking out on the docks and singing classic ...

Sipadan again, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

Sipadan again

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Bon ben aujourd'hui meme journee qu'hier, on ve a nouveau plonger a Sipadan. Je commence ma journee avec un bon roti et une sauce curry pour faire mouillette, un jus d'orange et c'est parti pour une superbe journee. Aujourd'hui mon buddy est un suisse, ...

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