Sipadan Island is famous among divers from around the globe. Those that have been there will immediately start sharing stories of hammerhead sharks, barracuda and parrotfish schools, turtles, undersea caves and a reef wall reaching down to 600 metres.
Divers are still easily able to enjoy the magic of underwater Sipadan. It is within a minutes of the island of Mabul and Kapalai half an hour from Semporna on Malaysian Borneo and just over an hour from the islands of Mataking and Pompong. Resorts and dive operators in these locations bring divers to Sipadan's dive sites by boat on daily basis.
Sipadan Island is located in the Celebes Sea, off the coast of Borneo. Sipadan can be reached in little half an hour by boat from the closest town of the mainland, Semporna, or in less time from the neighbouring islands of Mabul and Kapalai.
AirAsia has several flights daily to Tawau from Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur.
Malaysia Airlines has daily flights from Kuala Lumpur and Sandakan and several flights daily from Kota Kinabalu. From any international destinations, book your return flights to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), from where you can get the above-mentioned connecting flights to Tawau.
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