Borneo Divers Mabul Resort


Founded in 1984, Borneo Divers is a pioneer in Sipadan, and the first PADI 5 Star Dive Centre in Mabul Island offering the best in training and diving facilities on the island. With years of experience and a leadership role in professionalism, Borneo Divers is the choice for dive travelers who seeks the best Sabah has to offer.

The dive team offers day trips to Sipadan, Mabul and Kapalai (not to mention unlimited house reef dives, subject to the limitations of your dive profile). Whether you are a seasoned diver or someone who is looking to get certified, the dive team at Borneo Divers will ensure you are in good hands.

“Diving is our passion and we feel sure that very soon it will be yours too… jump on in… the water’s warm. We can’t wait to share our world with you!”


Air conditioned rooms

With hot showers too

Wi-Fi Stay connected, and it’s free!
Equipment charging station
Keep your devices juiced up
Swimming pool

If the ocean isn’t enough

Indulge in a variety of asian and international cuisine featuring freshly caught seafood, and the in-house favorite lamb BBQ!
Convenience and souvenir store
All stocked up with snacks and essentials for your vacation
Unlimited housereef diving! YAY!
Carbonated and alcoholic beverages to quench that thirst
Games room
Pool table, board games, to keep the fun going
SPA and massage
Treat yourself and get rejuvenated
Fish ID and training books
Reference materials available to identify that fish you spotted
TV Lounge
Located right next to the restaurant

For Your Safety

First aid kit
Located at the dive center, resort reception and in all boats
VHF radio
Located at the dive centre and in all boats
Resident doctor
None. Dive crew are trained first responders
Emergency oxygen
Located at the dive centre and all boats
Daily patroling by ESSCOM’s commanders
Nearest clinic
At Semporna town (40mins boat ride away)

Diving Services

Diving type
Boat dive, shore dive
Instructor to student ratio (max)
Dive equipment rental
Available – BCD, regulator, fins, mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, dive computer
Dive courses
  • Discover scuba
  • Scuba Diver
  • Open Water
  • Advanced Open Water
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
Instructor to discover diver ratio (max)
NITROX / Enriched Air
Available at a surcharge of RM30 per tank
Specialty courses
  • Boat Diver
  • Multilevel Diver
  • UW Naturalist
  • AWARE Fish ID
  • Night Diver
  • UW Navigator
  • Deep Diver
  • Search & Recovery
  • Sidemount
  • Enriched Air Nitrox
Dive guide to scuba diver ratio (max)
Equipment servicing
For light repairs, and do not extend to overhauls