Kapalai Island – Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort

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  • Tour Code : BC-SI-KPL
  • Availability : Everyday
  • Duration : 3D2N Onwards
  • Departure : 10am/12.30pm/3pm
  • Pick Up : Tawau Airport
  • Drop Off : Tawau Airport
  • Minimum Age : No Limit
  • Minimum Pax : 1 Person



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All start time are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.


Price For Year 2020/2021

Validity: 1 Jan 2020 – 31 Mar 2021 (MYR/Pax)

Rate (MYR/Pax) nett
3D2N 1950 2438
4D3N 2798 3498
5D4N 3646 4558
Ext. Night 848 1060
Rate (MYR/Pax) nett
3D2N 2289 2862
4D3N 3264 4081
5D4N 4240 5300
Ext. Night 975 1219


1) Non-Diver child between 2 – 11 years old is chargeable at 50% of the Non-Diver Package Rate (adult rate) provided they do not occupy separate beds.

2) Infant below 24 months is chargeable at 10% of the Non-Diver Package Rate.

3) Junior Diver (Child Diver) rate is based on Diver Package Adult’s Rate. 

4) One (1) adult and One (1) child in a chalet will be charged as TWO adults rate. 

5) Children below 12 years old on the departure date must accompanied by an adult throughout the vacation.


1) Single Traveler: Subjected to Single Supplement Surcharge of 30% on top of the total package rate above. (For OWN CHALET with NO SHARING option)

2) Group Travelers: One (1) person will be FREE OF CHARGE for every Nine (9) paying person. (Subjected to same arrival and departure flight and time). FOC pax will be subjected to Sales & Service Tax.

3) Triple Sharing (3 adults in a clahet) will entitled for 5% discount from the package rate above.

4) Minimum to go : 2 Adults (Join-In Basis)


1) Combining Diver Package and Non-Diver Package is not allowed. Divers have to decide between Diver Package or Non-Diver Package throughout the stay.

2) Only certified/licensed diver will be allowed to purchase Diver Package.


1) Sipadan-Kalapai Dive Resort has no other room category and allocation of room is based on RUN OF HOUSE (ROH) Basis. Choosing of room by number will not be allowed.

2) Extension Night Stay – Subjected to the accommodation availability.

3) Federal Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia has imposed a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX) effective from September 2017. Foreign tourists are required to pay a flat rate of MYR 10 per room per night regardless of hotel star level. The tax will be collected from every check in guest directly at the resort which is not included in the package.

4) Jetty Fee (inclusive Sales & Service Tax) – RM 11.00 per person (payable to the Municipal Council of Semporna) -implemented since 2012

5) All rate are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia & Nett (No hidden cost unless otherwise stated)

6) All passports and visas must be valid at least 06 months from the date of entry into the country destination



Things to Bring
Important Notes

Return Land Transfer

  • Limited to A DAY BEFORE check-In and A DAY AFTER check-Out ONLY.
  • Tawau Airport > Semporna > Tawau Airport (Seat-In Coach)

Return Boat Transfer

  • Kapalai Private Jetty > Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort > Kapalai Private Jetty (Join-In Basis)


  • Based on Twin/Triple sharing basis in Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort

Full Board Meal

  • Fresh Meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner throughout the stay)

Snorkel Around The Resort

  • From Kapalai Dive Centre only

Afternoon Snacks
Tea/Coffee, cold water and cordial

Return Land Transfer

  • Limited to A DAY BEFORE check-In and A DAY AFTER check-Out ONLY.
  • Tawau Airport > Semporna > Tawau Airport (Seat-In Coach)

Return Boat Transfer

  • Kapalai Private Jetty > Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort > Kapalai Private Jetty (Join-In Basis)


  • Based on Twin/Triple sharing basis in Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort

Full Board Meal

  • Fresh Meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner throughout the stay)

3 Guided Boat Dive Daily (Except on arrival & departure date)

  • Only tank, weight and weight belt are provided

Unlimited House Reef Dive

  • Unlimited dive and Night dives are unguided dive & must be accompanied by buddy and dive in front of Kapalai Dive Centre

Snorkel Around The Resort

  • From Kapalai Dive Centre only

Afternoon Snacks
Tea/Coffee, cold water and cordial

Air Fare
Travel Insurance
Camera Fees (If any)
Snorkel or Diving Gear
MYR 11 Jetty Fee
Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX)
Others not stated

Diver have to produce their certification card prior to diving as failure to produce any certification card/credentials may result in being denied permission to scuba dive. Certified divers minimum requirement is PADI Open Water-recreational dive certificate or equivalent.

Divers are encourage to bring along own equipment otherwise opt for rental from the dive center.

All scuba divers must accept full and complete responsibility for themselves, their actions and their equipment.

No dive allowed within 24hours prior to departure flight time.

Only certified divers may participate in scuba diving activities, unless you are enrolled in a scuba training program and under the direct supervision of their certified Instructor.

Equipment rental rate in MYR :

  • BC Jacket 35.00/Day
  • Regulator/gauges/octopus 35.00/Day
  • Mask 15.00/Day
  • Snorkel 6.00/Day
  • Wet suit 30.00/Day
  • Fins 12.00/Day
  • Booties 11.00/Day
  • Torch Light 25.00/Dive
  • Kayak 35.00/Hour

Insect Repellant
Sun Block Lotion
Log book and diver certification card (For Diver Only)
Personal Toiletries
Extra cloth/swimming suit for snorkeling

All guest will be required to read and sign the company Standard Liability Form and other related forms at the resort upon arrival and check-in.

The safe keeping of your personal belongings are at your own responsibility.

Not recommended to bring valuable items with you.

Snorkel by boat is not available.

Package prices are inclusive of land and boat transfer on the check-in and check-out day only. Additional fee will be charged for unscheduled transfers which is not include in the package.

After commencement of tour service there will be no refund in part or full, will be made for unused service/activity.

Borneo Calling and Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort will not be held liable for any delay, additional expenses of inconvenience which may be caused by directly or indirectly by events outside of the company control, such as late arrival of domestic or international flights, civil disturbances, fire, floods, unusually sever weather, act of God, act of Government, or the failure of any machinery or equipment.

In the unlikely event that the dive trip is cancelled due to bad weather, rough and dangerous sea conditions, a natural disaster, an act of God, war, political unrest, a danger to passengers, or the boat, then the resort has the right to cancel or delay the departure. The resort withholds the rights to change the planned itinerary, leave for jetty early or change the schedule.

Borneo Calling and Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort cannot be held responsible, or in any liable, for any injury, property losses, personal losses, accidents, death or damage to personal equipment for any reason whatsoever, whether through activity booked through us or caused to you by third parties, whilst staying at the resort, or during participation in any activity.

We strongly recommend that all guests take up adequate travel insurance that covers accident, loss caused by cancellations, loss of baggage, personal property, medical expenses, medical evacuation and weather disruption that caused any activity cancellations. Guests intending on participating in diving activities must ensure their insurance covers them for SCUBA related activities and has appropriate ‘depth’ coverage.


Day 1
Day 2
Day 3

Pick up from Tawau Airport and transfer to Kapalai Private Jetty at Semporna. Take approximately 80 minutes drive. Depart from jetty to Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort (Approximately 45 minutes boat ride).

Arrived at Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort. Check in to your chalet. Lunch and dinner will be served at resort’s restaurant. Free at own leisure.


Diver Package : Proceed to boat dive / Unlimited house reef dive in front of Kapalai Dive Centre / Night Dive (Diver with night dive experience only). Non-diver can snorkel around the resort.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at restaurant


Check out and have your breakfast at resort restaurant

Depart from Kapalai Island to jetty at Semporna and onwards transfer to Tawau Airport


Boat Scheduled

Boat Scheduled To & From Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort:

From ToTime
Semporna JettyKapalai Resort10 am / 12.30 pm / 3 pm
Kapalai ResortSemporna Jetty6.30 am / 9.30 am / 1.30 pm
  • Recommended boat schedule to KAPALAI are the 10:00 am & 12:30 p
  • Recommended boat schedule departing KAPALAI are the 09:30 am & 13:30 pm
  • Additional fee will be charged for unscheduled transfers

Meal Time

Meal TimeSipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort
Breakfast07.00 am to 10.30 am
Lunch12.30 pm to 2.00 pm
Dinner7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
  • Note: Strictly no outside Food & Drinks allowed into the Resort

Check In & Check Out Time

AccommodationCheck InCheck Out
Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort2pm 12pm


Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort

Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort situated a few minutes by boat from the islands of Sipadan and Mabul Island, sitting on its sturdy stilts on the shallow sandbanks of the Ligitan Reefs. Planned and built in full style as an airy, comfortable and sunny water village. Dive spots are extremely close and can be reached in just a few minutes by speedboat and some of them, actually, just by swimming from the dive center pier. With a combination of sun and water in a unique and serene setting with friendly staff, Sipadan-Kapalai is an ideal destination for diver and non diver alike seeking a great holiday experience!

Kapalai’s chain of chalets are all linked by miles of wooden walkways. Total 59 wooden chalets offering twin and triple sharing accommodation are attached with

  • A cleverly thought-out balcony which offers the total sought out privacy by the lovers of sunbathing and sun tanning.
  • Bathrooms with shower and bathtub
  • Basic toiletries
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • Electrical points

From the windows of the elegant and spacious rooms, one can spend endless hours looking at the sea as if it has a life on its own just dancing to its never ending tune just a couple of feet below. 

Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort
Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort's Room