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4D3N Sipadan-Mataking-PomPom Island Dives **Take Part in Coral Planting!

By Sea Monster Conservation and Dive

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From US$ 514.25
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At a Glance

At a Glance

4 days 3 nights
Group trip (12 travellers per group)

Immerse yourself in the world famous site diving site of Sipadan. You will explore the home to schooling sharks, turtles and awe-inspiring coral walls. Sea Monsters' crew will also bring you to 3 other dive sites at Timba-Timba, Mataking and Pom Pom Island. Then to top it off, you'll have a rewarding experience of coral planting at their conservation centre in Pom Pom Island. Underwater photography is included and you will stay in a cosy homestay located in Semporna.

Leisure Dives
Diving

Trip Highlights

Timba Timba
Mataking
Pom Pom

Choose this if

Choose this if

You would like to learn about coral conservation and get hands-on coral planting experience while diving in the bio-diverse Celebes Sea.
Suitable For
Couples
Small Groups
Solo Travellers

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Every operator here has been vetted
Your travel supports local businesses
Every $1 you spend offsets 1lb carbon

What's included

What's included

US$ 514.25 MYR 2,196.13
  • Accommodation - 3 nights at Sambuca Homestay - Standard Room
  • Meet-up at Semporna / Tawau
  • Dive Permit in Sipadan
  • 3 dives in Sipadan
  • 3 dives in Mataking, Timba-Timba & Pom Pom Island
  • English-speaking Instructor
  • Lunch (when you are out for boat dives)
  • Breakfast (at the homestay)
  • Diving gear (mask, BCDs, weights, tanks, fins & wetsuits)
  • Underwater photography
  • Dive & Coral Planting in Pom Pom Island
  • Hiking Bukit Tengkorak *Optional (RM 25)
  • Tawau Foodie Trip *Optional (RM 35)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
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Accommodation

Accommodation

Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Sambuca Homestay Details
  • Anywhere in Tawau Details

Availability

Availability

Trips available daily
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Bookings should be made at least 30 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Tawau/ Semporna - Sambuca Homestay
Tawau/ Semporna - Sambuca Homestay

Check in to your accommodation, free and easy

Accommodation: Sambuca Homestay - Standard Room

  • You will be picked up from Tawau Airport. Alternately, you will meet the host at Sambuca Homestay if you are already in Semporna.
  • Free and easy after check in.
Day 2: Semporna - Timba-Timba - Mataking - Pom Pom Island - Semporna
Semporna - Timba-Timba - Mataking - Pom Pom Island - Semporna

You will have 3 leisure dives around Semporna, learn about coral planting in Pom Pom Island

Accommodation: Sambuca Homestay - Standard Room

  • 8:00 AM Transport to Le'one Spa Jetty
  • 8:15 AM Assemble and Briefing
  • 8:40 AM Departure
  • 10:00 AM Arrive at Timba-timba, 1st dive
  • 12:00 PM 2nd dive in Mataking
  • 1:00 PM Arrival at Pom Pom Island + buffet lunch
  • 2:00 PM Dive & take part in coral planting
  • 3:00 PM Return back to Semporna Jetty
  • 4:00 PM End of the day trip
Day 3: Semporna - Sipadan - Semporna
Semporna - Sipadan - Semporna

You will do 3 dives at the world-class site: Sipadan

Accommodation: Sambuca Homestay - Standard Room

  • 8:00 AM Transport to the Jetty, equipment preparation, depart to sipadan
  • 9:00 AM Sipadan island briefing
  • 9:30 AM 1st dive in Sipadan. Followed by a short break
  • 11:00 AM 2nd dive in Sipadan
  • 12:00 PM Lunch
  • 1:00 PM 3rd dive in Sipadan
  • 2.15 PM Return to Semporna Jetty
  • 3:00 PM Arrival at Jetty. End of the day trip.
Day 4: Semporna - Tawau
Semporna - Tawau

Departure Day

  • 11:30 AM Check out
  • Depending on your flight time, you will be picked up by the driver to Tawau airport.

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Sea Monster Conservation and Dive

Sea Monster is a licensed PADI Dive Center and Coral Conservation Centre located in Semporna. Jeff and his team of experienced divers provide Scuba Diving Courses, Free Diving Courses, Coral Conservation Courses and island day trips. Their coral research and conservation centre is based in Pom Pom Island; the team is very open in sharing conservation knowledge and educating divers about marine life. The fun team will make your dive trip rewarding!
2 years experience
Fluent English, Chinese, Bahasa
Reef-Safe
Litter-Free
Social Enterprise
Wildlife-Safe

Sea Monster Conservation and Dive Policies

Sea Monster Conservation and Dive Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Sea Monster Conservation and Dive pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Ankle socks (as fins can rub on the back of your ankles)
Flip flops
Personal toiletries
Rashguard
Sunblock
Swimwear
Towel
Pre-Requisites for The Trip

At a minimum have an Open Water certification.

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