The island itself has white sandy beaches and a colorful Philippino fisherman village.
The reefs around Mabul have a reputation for their great bio-diversity. One of the best dive sites is Lobster Wall.
Day time activities include relaxing, snorkeling, fishing or exploring the local fishing village.
Mabul is the home to the most amazing sea creatures:
- Hawksbill turtles and greenback turtles
- Frog fishes
- Mandarin fishes
- Mantis shrimps
- Flamboyant cuttlefish
- Blue-ringed octopus
- Garden eels
You can dive in Mabul year round.
Recommended Length of stay: 5 to 14 days (including Sipadan and nearby islands).
Mabul island dive site map:
|Dive site||Min depth||Max depth||Experience|
|1||Crocodile Avenue||5m 16ft||20m 66ft||OW|
|2||Lobster Wall||25m 82ft||40m 131ft||OW|
|3||Ray Point||5m 16ft||15m 49ft||OW|
|4||Seaventure||12m 39ft||18m 59ft||OW|
|5||House Reef||10m 33ft||15m 49ft||OW|
|6||Eel Garden||5m 16ft||25m 82ft||OW|
|7||Froggy Lair||5m 16ft||10m 33ft||OW|
|7||Paradise||5m 16ft||10m 33ft||OW|
Divers: Book Sipadan Island Permits in advance!