We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Scuba Junkie Mabul Beach Resort

Share
Traveller (481)
Pool & Beach (45)
Room & Suite (43)
Overview
Mabul Island, Pulau Mabul Malaysia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Reviews (656)
Filter reviews
536 results
Traveller rating
371
131
20
8
6
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
371
131
20
8
6
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsscuba junkiedive sitesmabul beach resortturtle hatcherywell oiled machinefishmarine lifefun divesbuffet stylegreat divegreen turtlesdeluxe roomstayed longerlocal communitythese guysbeach clean upsdive shop
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 536 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

Scuba Junkie was recommended by a scuba instructor friend and it exceeded all my expectations. I initially was with a non-diving friend and we did a snorkel trip for a day and the resort is definitely catered towards diving. When we asked they said that...More

Thank Travellen07
Reviewed 5 days ago

Scuba Junkie is a great resort to dive in and around Mabul and Sipadan. The resort is about diving and very clearly so. This isn't a beach paradise. The dive guides are friendly and knowledgeable. The company takes the environment and ecology of the ocean...More

Thank Venture816832
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

About the resort: We stayed in a dorm as private rooms weren't available, it was nice and clean The food was ok, nothing special (they don't serve fish so there was chicken everyday) The best thing about this resort is its staff, everyone were friendly...More

Thank Magdalena B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved my time here. Scuba Junkie is a perfect resort for diving and snorkelling. I had initially booked cheaper accomodation elsewhere but regretted it as soon as I saw how much better Scuba Junkie was. The staff and instructors at the resort are friendly...More

Thank Letitia92
Reviewed 1 week ago

Scuba Junkie was exactly what we expected; a place that is 100% about the diving. They are super eco-friendly so don't expect your rooms to get washed or towels to get replaced unless you ask. The food was serviceable but definitely gets repetitive. If you're...More

1  Thank jpark22
View more reviews
About
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$45 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Mabul
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$45 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Mabul
Photos
Traveller (481)
Pool & Beach (45)
Room & Suite (43)
Dining (10)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
270 reviews
.13 km away
Sipadan Water Village Resort
198 reviews
.32 km away
Sipadan Mabul Resort
211 reviews
.40 km away
Mabul Water Bungalows
179 reviews
.61 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all restaurants
Fat Mother Semporna
98 reviews
26.07 km away
Restoran bismillah
42 reviews
33.39 km away
Summer Breeze Cafe
10 reviews
25.90 km away
Ocean Treasure Live Seafood Restaurant
49 reviews
26.09 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
Sipadan National Park
339 reviews
14.45 km away
Billabong Scuba
29 reviews
.36 km away
Big John Scuba
269 reviews
26.01 km away
Scuba Junkie Diving
339 reviews
33.40 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Xiaohuimoh
10 April 2018|
Answer
Response from Leslie B | Reviewed this property |
No. The rooms are clean and very basic. You should ask if they can make a hair dryer available.
1
Vote
UngFoy
6 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from clarey87 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Go to Mabul yes, but if you did not pre-book your Sipadan permit it IS possible to still dive in Sipadan by getting a permit on the spot. Unfortunately, Scuba Junkie is not the best option to provide a Sipadan... More
0
Votes
1963WorldTraveler
30 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from A J | Reviewed this property |
I would highly recommend the air conditioning. It is much more manageable and comfortable after diving all day. You don't want your body to be stressed diving because you didn't sleep well -- if you're on the fence -- just... More
1
Vote
Room Tips
"The A/C rooms are worth the extra cost!"
Read review
"I would book a room with A/C, just because it's still really hot atnight."
Read review
"The Bungalows are beautiful and very large and a good bet if you want a bit of luxury on your dive trip."
Read review
"defintely stay in a private room as you get the best position on the island and room to hang out all your wet..."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing