Kapalai Island Sabah Malaysia - lagoon

Kapalai Island Resort

5 Days / 4 Nights

Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort is definitely one of the most scenic island resort in Borneo. The wooden resort with spacious bungalows is built on stilts over the Celebes Sea, on the top of a sunken island.

Kapalai Island is the perfect destination for scuba divers, in fact it’s ideally located just 15 km off the famous Sipadan Island, known to be one of the top ten dive sites in the world.

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Dive into the sparkling waters of the Celebes Sea and explore the dive sites around Sipadan Island – a marine paradise renowned among divers for its rich underwater biodiversity


Discover Kapalai‘s overwater bungalows. Though Kapalai is called an island it is actually a big sandbar in the middle of the Celebes Sea, with no land in sight.


Discover the weird world of muck diving in Mabul Island. Mabul island boasts an incredible array of macro-life underwater species.

Tour Details

DURATION: 5 Days/ 4 Nights

FREQUENCY: Daily

JOINING CITY: Tawau or Semporna

DEPARTURE CITY: Tawau or Semporna

RESORT BOAT SCHEDULE: 

Semporna Private Jetty to Kapalai Resort
10:00 am; 12:30 pm and 15:00 pm
Kapalai Resort to Semporna Private Jetty
06:30 am; 09:30 am and 13:30 pm

ACTIVITIES: Scuba diving and snorkeling

TOUR TYPE: Kapalai Island Resort offers both diving and non-diving packages.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL: Year-round

Tour Price

Price for the Tour Package Kapalai Island Resort

Currency:  Malaysian Ringgit (RM)

Validity: 01 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

DIVER PACKAGE Water Bungalow
twin/double 
3 Days / 2 Nights RM 2,675 per person
4 Days / 3 Nights RM  3,710 per person
5 Days / 4 Nights RM 4,845 per person
6 Days / 5 Nights RM 5,980 per person
7 Days / 6 Nights RM 7,115 per person
Extension Night RM 1,135 per person

Kapalai Island Resort guarantees one-day diving to Sipadan Island if you stay a minimum of a 4 Days and 3 Nights.

NON DIVER  Water Bungalow
twin/double 
3 Days / 2 Nights RM 2,140 per person
4 Days / 3 Nights RM  2,968 per person
5 Days / 4 Nights RM 3,876 per person
6 Days / 5 Nights RM 4,784 per person
7 Days / 6 Nights RM 5,692 per person
Extension Night RM 908 per person

 

Single Supplement: additional 30% of the above package rate

Equipment rental rate:-

BC Jacket RM 32 per day
Regulator/gauges/octopus RM 32 per day
Mask & Snorkel RM 17 per day
Wetsuit RM 27 per day
Fins RM 11 per day
Booties RM 11 per day
Dive Computer RM 38 per day

What's Included

THE PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Accommodation for the nights listed in the itinerary
Return land transfer from Tawau airport to Semporna jetty based on scheduled transfers
Return boat transfer from Semporna jetty to Kapalai based on schedule transfers
Meals full board

THE DIVING PACKAGE INCLUDES:

3 boat dives a day (around Mabul, Kapalai, or Sipadan)
Unlimited house reef dive in front of Kapalai Dive Centre – must be accompanied by buddy
Night dives in front of Kapalai Dive Centre – must be accompanied by buddy
Use of tanks, weights & weight belts

THE PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

Diving equipment
Sipadan Island entry fee
Beverages
Travel Insurance
Jetty Fee
Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond our control

Day 1: ARRIVE TAWAU – SEMPORNA – KAPALAI

Pick up: from the airport upon your arrival

Upon arrival in Tawau you will be met at the airport and driven for about 1.5 hours to Semporna jetty. Proceed by speedboat to the resort. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight at the Kapalai Island Resort

LUNCH | DINNER

Day 2: KAPALAI

3 boat dives per day or at leisure.

Overnight at the Kapalai Island Resort

BREAKFAST |  LUNCH | DINNER

Day 3: KAPALAI

3 boat dives per day or at leisure.

Overnight at the Kapalai Island Resort

BREAKFAST | LUNCH | DINNER

Day 4: KAPALAI

3 boat dives per day or at leisure.

Overnight at the Kapalai Island Resort

BREAKFAST | LUNCH | DINNER

Day 5: KAPALAI – SEMPORNA – DEPART TAWAU

After breakfast return to Semporna and transfer to Tawau aiport

BREAKFAST