Seaventures Rig Resort

Seaventures Rig Resort

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Absolutely extraordinary, Seaventures Rig Resort proffers a commanding presence in the heart of Sabah, where the best of scuba diving in Malaysia is happening. Previously commissioned as an exploration rig for the oil and gas industry, the platform was eventually converted to what we now have as Seaventures Dive Rig. Being only one of its kind and situated in the best possible location in Sipadan area, one of the world’s best dive destination, Seaventures has continued to draw a steady stream of scuba divers from all over the world.

  • Seaventure Rig Resort Rates 2014-2015

    Packages Single Occupancy Double Sharing
    Diver S$ 1,979 S$ 1,299
    Non Diver S$ 1,639 S$ 1,079

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    **Prices applicable to Malaysians, Malaysia Permanent Residents, Malaysia Employment Pass Holders.

    *Prices applicable to all other nationalities.

    Dive Asia Now reserves the right to adjust the prices listed due to currency fluctuations, government action or amendments to itineraries and air/land/sea transfer timetables. View detailed Terms & Conditions


    All prices stated in the table above are in Singapore Dollars, unless otherwise stated. They are based on Twin Sharing and Full Board Accommodation. For more details of the available packages, please visit the Sipadan Dive Packages section


    Reserve Your Space with Only a 30% Deposit and Pay the Balance 60 Days Prior to Departure

  • Additional Charges

    Flight Transfers, Equipment Rental and National Park fees are not included in the above prices and can be paid for upon arrival.

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    Equipment rental is generally RM120 per day for a full set of equipment, depending on availability. Sipadan National Park fees are RM40 per day. PADI diving courses, and alcoholic beverages can be paid for at the resort. Guided Sunset (mandarin fish mating) and guided night dives are available upon request if you are certified.


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    The following table lists down the flights arrival at Tawau. For the air transfers’ rates between Tawau and the country of origin, you may visit and check out the list of flights available and their respective rates.

    Tawau arrival flights
    Tawau arrival flights
    AirAsia, AK5595, 10:40 to 13:00 from Johor Bahru
    Malaysia Airline, MH1038, 8:50 to 17:40 from Johor Bahru (via Kuala Lumpur)
    AirAsia, AK5740, 15:40 to 18:30 from Kuala Lumpur
    AirAsia, AK5748, 12:25 to 15:15 from Kuala Lumpur
    Malaysia Airline, MH2664, 14:50 to 17:40 from Kuala Lumpur
    AirAsia, AK6268, 09:00 to 09:50 from Kota Kinabalu
    AirAsia, AK6262, 13:50 to 14:40 from Kota Kinabalu
    AirAsia, AK6266, 18:40 to 19:30 from Kota Kinabalu
    AirAsia, AK6264, 20:30 to 21:20 from Kota Kinabalu
    *NOTE: You will have to wait at Tawau Airport for the transfer if your flight arrives to Tawau less than 1 hour before the next flight. Boat departures from Semporna to Resort are at 0930 and 1400. Diving on arrival day is only possible if you arrive to the resort on 0930 boat schedule. Please be ready at Seafest hotel’s lobby at least 30 minutes before the scheduled boat departure if you transfer to Semporna overland from Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan or Lahad Datu.
    Tawau departure flights
    AirAsia, AK5597, 13:45 to 16:20 to Johor Bahru
    AirAsia, AK5745, 10:15 to 13:00 to Kuala Lumpur
    AirAsia, AK5749, 15:40 to 18:30 to Kuala Lumpur
    AirAsia, AK5741, 18:55 to 21:40 to Kuala Lumpur
    Malaysia Airline, MH 18:25 to 21:10 to Kuala Lumpur
    AirAsia, AK6268, 10:15 to 11:05 to Kota Kinabalu
    AirAsia, AK6262, 15:05 to 15:55 to Kota Kinabalu
    AirAsia, AK6266, 19:55 to 20:40 to Kota Kinabalu
    AirAsia, AK6264, 21:45 to 22:35 to Kota Kinabalu


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    Inclusive in all diver and non-diver package with any of the Sipadan Resorts.


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    Inclusive in all diver and non-diver package with any of the Sipadan Resorts.



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    For guests arriving at Tawau after 14:00hrs, they will have to stay for one night at Tawau or Semporna before transferring into Mabul Island early next morning. There are several accommodations to choose from in Tawau and Semporna. The most commonly used accommodation would be Heritage Hotel, Promenade Hotel and Marco Polo Hotel at Tawau and Seafest Hotel at Semporna.

    For divers departing from Sipadan, 24hrs surface interval is strongly recommended. The surface interval period can be spend either in Tawau or Semporna to keep the accommodation cost low and reduce the traveling time to the airport during the departure day.


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    Activity Rates
    1 Night Dive FOC at house reef until 2100hrs
    PADI Open Water Referral S$400.00 for 5 Open Water Dives over 2 days of diving. Rates are subject to changes. Contact Dive Asia Now to actual rate.
    PADI Open Water Course S$650.00 for Theory Session, Confined Pool Session, 4 Open Water Dives with Certification. Rates are subject to changes. Contact Dive Asia Now to actual rate.
    PADI Advanced Open Water Course S$400.00 for 5 Advanced Open Water Dives with Certification. Rates are subject to changes. Contact Dive Asia Now to actual rate.


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  • Sipadan Dive Discounts

    Regular promotions are put forth by Dive Asia Now to reward customers. Contact Dive Asia Now to check out the latest promotions available and you can be in for a surprise.

  • Seaventures Rig Resort Information


    A PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort, Seaventures is located about 26 kilometers south of Semporna in Sabah, Malaysia. It less than a kilometer away from the island of Mabul for muck diving site, 5 kilometers away from Kapalai Island  for its wrecks and man-made reefs and 9 kilometers north of the famous Sipadan Island.


    Seaventures House Reef equally proffers an allure with its interesting array of marine life featuring a good variety of macro stuff and pelagics. Unlimited scuba diving at the House Reef is inclusive of dive packages. All you have to do is gear up with your buddy, grab a tank and be prepared to be mesmerised by schooling varieties of tropical fish such as barracuda, groupers as well as cuttlefish, turtles, giant morays, ribbon eels, frog fish, scorpion fish, crocodile heads, lion fish, nudibranchs, ghost pipe fish. Blue ring octopus and whaleshark sporadically frequented the area, you might be lucky during your stay!

    Seaventures most prominent trademark is the widely renowned lift. Gladly scratch the giant stride entry and forget about the trouble of carrying scuba dive gear onto the boat. Just gear up and chill as the elevator is lowered into the water and glide off into your dive. And do not miss the splendid Rig jump! Feel the adrenaline rush as you jump right off the lift doubling as the main platform too. It is an absolutely worthy to try adventure during your stay with Seaventures.

  • Main Deck


    The main deck housed the dining area where the night activities such as live band performances are being held.

  • Sun Deck


    The Rig’s sun deck affords you such panoramic view. Whether you are lounging to wait for sunrise, sunset or just chilling in between dives, sun deck is the brilliant hang out nook during your stay in Seaventures.

  • Dinning Area

    seaventures dive rig main deck and bar

      • Family Cabins / VIP Cabins


        This is the biggest and most spacious cabin among the three categories. It is comfortably furnished with queen sized bed, sitting and dressing area, remote controlled air conditioning system, ensuite toilet and bath with hot showers.

      • Standard Cabins


        Standard cabin features either 1 double bed or 2 single beds. Each room is equipped with remote controlled air conditioning system and ensuite toilet and bath with hot showers.

      • Dorm Cabins

        seaventures dive rig dormitory

        Dorm cabin is perfect for budget friendly travelling. The cabin is equipped with two bunk beds for a quad sharing accommodation. It is furnished with remote controlled air conditioning system and personal lockers. Toilet and bathroom are communal designed with six private stalls.

seaventures dive rig dive centre

Scuba diving with Seaventures is an adventure not to be missed by seasoned divers. There are a good variety of PADI courses that are offered at the resort. PADI courses for beginners as well as professional certifications and specialties are available at the resort. Seaventures is the only resort in Sipadan area that offers PADI Cavern Specialty Course which is highly recommended when scuba diving at the renowned Sipadan dive site, Turtle Tomb. The resort has an impressive safety record and is extremely attentive to customer care making them a popular choice for returning customers.

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The well-organised dive station is fully equipped to cater to varying requirements for scuba dive gear. The Rig’s dive boats are well maintained to ensure that transporting guests to the dive sites are comfortable and efficient. What sets the dive adventure with Seaventures apart from the others is the team of dive professionals who are highly experienced and well versed of Sipadan’s marine life and local sea condition.

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