Pulau Sipadan (meaning "the Island of Sipadan" in the language of the locals) is one of the most interesting islands in Malaysia, with extraordinary things to discover both on land and in the depth of the waters. It is not a very big island - it is a small beautiful paradise with rich and exotic marine life that became a tourist attraction over the years.
Twin-sharing bungalows or traditional huts, with boat trips to the Sipadan island diving sites will make your vacation simple and authentic. The highlights of this unique island are very well known by the divers who simply adore this place, check out the list below or on www.divinginsipadan.com:
- The South Point is always pointing out interesting things to be seen: sharks, turtles, schools of colorful fish, hammerheads or thresher sharks. The coral gardens are breathtaking and you will not be able to take your eyes off them.
- Barracuda Point is considered one of the big fish capitals of the world, where you can find thousands of barracudas as close as 20 meters from the water surface, which makes it a great tornado-show for divers to watch. Very often seen in whirlpool-like formations, barracudas make this site one of the most beautiful and famous diving places in Sipadan.
- The Turtle Cavern or the Turtle Tomb is an extensive and intriguing cave system that is full of turtle skeletons, but also with a lot of live turtles swimming around. The local legend says this is the place where turtles come to die and it is one of the reasons why divers consider it to be extremely interesting.
- Mid Reef is also famous and beautiful because of the several species of hard and soft corals and anemone fish. There are also a lot of other species that attract divers from all over the world.
On the Sipadan Island, diving can become the greatest experience of your life, an experience you will not want to miss.
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