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With great visibility, warm water and calm conditions, legendary Sipadan and nearby Mabul offer some of the world’s best dive sites.
Sipadan Island has long featured on divers’ bucket lists. The startlingly diverse marine life of both Sipadan and nearby Mabul Island make it easy to see why.