Sipadan is the only oceanic island in Malaysia, rising 600 metres (2,000 ft) from the seabed.


It is located in the Celebes Sea off the east coast of Sabah, Malaysia. It was formed by corals growing on top of an extinct volcanic cone that took thousands of years to develop. Sipadan is located at the heart of the Indo-Pacific basin., the centre of one of the richest marine habitats in the world. More than 3,000 species of fish and hundreds of coral species have been classified in this ecosystem.

Rated as one of the top diving sites in the world, Sipadan is dedicated for passionate scuba divers to explore the diversified marine creatures living in the ocean. The island is inhabited by thousands of turtles, colourful coral reefs, sharks, and other aquatic species. Boasting a carrying capacity of 150 divers, diving-enthusiasts are welcomed to appreciate the diversity which lies within the stunning reef of the island along with a 500-metre drop of wall diving activity.