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Billabong Scuba

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Lot 28, 1st floor, block E, Seafront, Pulau Mabul, Malaysia
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Great diving, average food and accommodation

The resort on Mabul Island is basic, rooms are fairly drab and eclectic in colour schemes and... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Lara F
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West Sussex
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Scuba and Sea-Walking experiences: Unforgettable

Firstly, let me tell you, I am a city gal who does not quite fancy beach holidays. Sand in between... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
Ritz76
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Lot 28, 1st floor, block E, Seafront, Pulau Mabul, Malaysia
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The resort on Mabul Island is basic, rooms are fairly drab and eclectic in colour schemes and furniture is old and tired. The air con does work well though and the shower / bathroom / wet room is ok (although I never had hot water...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Firstly, let me tell you, I am a city gal who does not quite fancy beach holidays. Sand in between my toes and the sticky-stinging feeling of sea water is something I can do without. BUT my 3D2N recent experience in Semporna totally converted me...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit, the picturesque resort is over the sea and my wife and I had our best diving so far from this base, If you want a room with a view opt above the home stay, however either way you will have access...More

Thank James S
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Firstly about the accommodation and food since I was on a package deal. For the price, I was generally happy with the room and food. The location is great, as are the boardwalks over the water. The large dining area over the water is also...More

1  Thank longjourneys
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

They were the only diving school who still had permits for sipadan - glad I chose them because the hotel was very nice. Be careful with safety briefings, take good care to understand exactly what is going to happen underwater before you go down.

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed here for three days and did diving and snorkeling. We had a fantastic time. The staff were amazing, so friendly and helpful. The diving and snorkeling was incredible, turtles, mini sharks and so many schools of fish. Our day in...More

1  Thank AmandaDD_13
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

I stayed with Billabong for the 3n-4d package including 9 dives in Mabul/Kapalai and Sipadan. I had a basic room with attached bathroom and a fan. It was just what you can expect for that price; basic but clean. Food was included and good; there...More

4  Thank Backpack-Kelly
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Ive been at here on 15th-17th March for MYR300++ (include transport from Semporna + room + meals) . Snorkeling just for MYR53 3x (Mabul-Kapalai-Mabul) The place was very nice, beautiful scenery, good food, nice people etc. AWESOME lah! 😉 *perfect place/location to see sunset🌅 **You...More

1  Thank Ummu N
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

Been in Mabul for 7 times but first time staying in Billabong Scuba. The package was affordable with twin sharing attached bathroom with AC room. The staff was helpful and friendly. We were greeted by Natasha. Anne, Mitch, Otto (to name a few) and the...More

3  Thank Wanszr
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

The dives we had in Sipadan were amazing and worth every penny. But.. the equipment is worn and needs to be checked before going into the water. Most of the o-rings in the scuba tanks were broken which made the tanks leaking and the BCDs...More

Thank Lasse B
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