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Diving Malaysia – Specials & Last Minute Deals

Here’s where to look for all the latest dive deals for Sipadan, Layang Layang, Lankayan and more. As soon as we receive an offer from the resorts, we’ll post it here.

Here’s where to find the latest deals, special offers and last minute prices:

  • Many current special offers, including those for dive resorts and courses, are featured in the blog posts below.
  • Otherwise, check the discounted liveaboard trips highlighted in yellow in our:
    calendar of departures or,
    individual boat schedules
    as seen in the example screenshot shown here.
    An example of a typical liveaboard departure schedule with special offers highlighted in yellow

To see all the liveaboards and resorts we recommend in Malaysia check the “MALAYSIA OPTIONS” box above. Have a look around and let Dive The World find you the best deal available!

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Latest Deals & Special Offers

  • Celebrate Chinese New Year 2019 In Style at Layang Layang Island Resort!
  • Thinking of somewhere special for your next dive holiday? How does a secluded tropical island with world-class diving at your fingertips sound? That's what you will get at the fabulous Layang Layang Island Dive Resort and if you book now you can get a great deal! Diving with hammerhead sharks in Layang LayangThe traditionally-built resort is the only one on this small coral atoll in the South China Sea and boasts its own dive centre with a fleet of 10 catamarans. One of the biggest draws for visiting Layang Layang is the opportunity to dive with schools of scalloped hammerhead sharks, but there's much more, apart from this thrilling highlight you will be treated to a delightful underwater world of healthy reefs, colourful corals and an abundance of fish species. Places are limited for this very popular destination so book yours now! Dive The World has the following exclusive offer for you: Layang Layang Island Dive Resort: book now a 7 night package between the 5th and 19th February 2019 at a special price Example: 8 Days 7 Nights 18 Dives Standard Room: Was US$ 2,838 Now US$ 1,780 per person. Save US$ 1,716 per couple! Also, take advantage of a great group discount offer: book 7 people and the 8th goes for free! The offer doesn't include free flights for the 8th diver. Resort diving includes: Dives (as detailed in the packages above), unlimited self-guided shore dives, boat rides to sites, experienced English-speaking divemaster (maximum 10 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts, drinking water, hot drinks. Goods & Services Tax is included in our prices (unlike some other agency websites that you might visit). Diving excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (approx. US$ 58 per day). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card). Optional extras: Extra boat and boat dives, dive computer, dive insurance, soft drinks. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Resort accommodation includes: Bed, breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinking water, hot drinks, return resort transfers from Layang Layang airport, internet access. Goods & Services Tax (GST 6%) is included in our prices (unlike some other agency websites that you might visit). Accommodation excludes (mandatory): Single supplement on single travellers only, payable in advance. Single Supplement: This is a compulsory additional charge on single travellers for the sole occupancy of double/twin accommodation. Optional extras: Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Call us on +66 (0)94 582 7973 / (0)83 505 7794, or send us an email right now and take advantage of this amazing offer!


  • Up to 10% off Mabul Water Bungalows in 2018/19!
  • Beautiful Mabul Water Bungalows in Sipadan, MalaysiaDive The World is running a special limited offer on selected dive resorts in Malaysia to ensure that you continue to get the best deals around and dive in the world's top spots. Mabul Water Bungalows is one of those resorts....and we can give you Up to 10% off normal prices! Act quickly and this could be your lucky day. This special offer is available to our lucky customers when you book and pay for your Malaysia Resort holiday. This fabulous little resort sells out quickly especially around the holiday periods. So get in touch quickly!

    Mabul Water Bungalows - Book before the end of June 2018 and stay any time in 2018 and 2019. Stays of less than 5 nights - 5% off Stays of 5 nights and more - 10% off

    Example: 8 Days / 7 Nights - 20 dives Standard bungalow price: Was US$ 2,246 (MYR 8,948) Now US$ 2,042 (MYR 8,135) per person Save US$ 408 per couple! Note: Mabul Water Bungalows Resort offers a guaranteed visit to Sipadan Island with a minimum 6 days / 5 nights scuba package. Permits to Sipadan island are not transferable. For shorter packages or for diving Sipadan more often, there is still the chance to purchase permits on arrival, depending on availability. It is possible to pre-book the extra permits, by filling an entry permit purchase order form while booking the resort. By filling the form the chances of obtaining permits are better. Permit fees and diving service (approx. US$ 127 per diver) will then be paid on arrival (if permits are obtained). Please ask us for more details. Resort diving includes: Dives (as detailed in the packages above), unlimited self-guided shore and night dives at the resort’s house reef, boat rides to dive sites, experienced English-speaking divemaster (maximum 10 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts, Semporna jetty fees, drinking water, hot drinks, snacks. Diving excludes (mandatory): Sipadan permit fee (approx. US$ 12 per person per day). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Optional extras: Extra boat dives (Mabul / Sipadan), night boat dives (Mabul), scuba equipment (approx. US$ 47 per day), dive computer, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (if available, approx. US$ 11 per tank), dive insurance, soft drinks. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Resort accommodation includes: Bed, breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinking water, hot drinks, snacks, return resort transfers from Tawau airport, internet access. Accommodation excludes (mandatory): If you are a single person you must normally pay in advance for a single supplement, but you may be able to share at non-peak times. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Optional extras: Alcoholic drinks, soft drinks. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Act now to take advantage of this great deal and you could soon be enjoying fantastic diving from Mabul Water Bungalows for less! Call us on +66 (0)94 582 7973 / (0)83 505 7794, or send us an email right now! Note: All prices quoted are per diver sharing and are subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Currency rate is correct at time of publishing. Special offers apply to new bookings only.


  • Save 7% At Kapalai Resort Sipadan in 2018/19!
  • Sipadan Island Diving at Kapalai, MalaysiaAs part of Dive The World's drive to bring you the best prices at all the finest places we are offering you up to a whopping 7% off to stay and dive at Kapalai Dive Resort! You can now stay on this excellent stilted resort and gaze from your own private bungalow toward the legendary dive sites of Sipadan, Mabul and Kapalai itself....and you can have all this for less with our great discount on normal prices! If you want to stay and dive here then you won't find a better price anywhere - guaranteed! Act quickly and this could be your lucky day.

    Kapalai Dive Resort - 7% Off!

    Book before the end of June 2018 and stay any time in 2018 and 2019. Example: 8 Days 7 Nights 20 Dives Standard bungalow price: Was US$ 2,114 (MYR 8,420) Now US$ 1,976 (MYR 7,870) per person Save US$ 276 per couple! Note: Kapalai Dive Resort offers a guaranteed visit to Sipadan Island with a minimum 4 days/3 nights scuba package. Permits to Sipadan island are not transferable. For shorter packages or for diving Sipadan more often, there is still the chance to purchase permits on arrival, depending on availability. Permit fees and diving service (approx. US$ 195 per diver) will then be paid on arrival (if permits are obtained). Please ask us for more details. Resort diving includes: Dives (as detailed in the packages above), unlimited self-guided shore and night dives in front of dive centre, boat rides to dive sites, experienced English-speaking divemaster (maximum 10 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts, Sipadan permit fee, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, snacks. Diving excludes (mandatory): None. Optional extras: Extra boat dives at Kapalai, Mabul or Sipadan, scuba equipment (approx. US$ 38 per day), dive computer, dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Resort accommodation includes: Bed, breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, snacks, return resort transfers from Tawau airport, GST. Accommodation excludes (mandatory): Semporna jetty fee (approx. US$ 3 per person per tour booking). If you are a single person it is compulsory to pay in advance for a single supplement. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Optional extras: Alcoholic drinks, internet access. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. You could soon be chilling out in paradise at the gorgeous Kapalai Dive Resort so take the first step in making it happen and call us on +66 (0)94 582 7973 / (0)83 505 7794, or you could send us an email right now! Note: All prices quoted are per diver sharing and are subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Currency rate is correct at time of publishing. Special offers apply to new bookings only.


  • 7% Off At Sipadan Mabul Resort in 2018/19!
  • Be SMART and book with Dive The WorldIf you are planning to dive the amazing sites of Sipadan and Mabul soon then you can do it for less with Dive The World's special offer. For a limited time we can give you ... 7% off normal prices! Act quickly and this could be your lucky day. This special offer is available to our lucky customers when you book and pay for your Malaysia Resort holiday before the deadline. Permits to dive the fabled Sipadan are at a premium, so you will need to get in touch quickly. So hurry, don't miss out on these great prices!

    SMART Resort Stays of less than 5 nights - 5% off! Stays of 5 nights or more - 7% off!

    For bookings made by the end of June 2018 and stay any time in 2018 and 2019. Example: 8 Days / 7 Nights - 20 dives Standard bungalow price: Was US$ 1,407 (MYR 5,606) Now US$ 1,315 (MYR 5,240) per person Save US$ 184 per couple! Deluxe Stand Alone bungalow price: Was US$ 1,665 (MYR 6,639) Now US$ 1,557 (MYR 6,205) per person Save US$ 216 per couple! Note: Sipadan Mabul Resort offers a guaranteed visit to Sipadan Island with a minimum 6 days / 5 nights dive package in the Stand Alone Chalets. Permits to Sipadan island are not transferable. For shorter packages or for diving Sipadan more often, there is still the chance to purchase permits on arrival, depending on availability. It is possible to pre-book the extra permits, by filling an entry permit purchase order form while booking the resort. By filling the form the chances of obtaining permits are better. Permit fees and diving service (approx. US$ 127 per diver) will then be paid on arrival (if permits are obtained). Please ask us for more details. Resort diving includes: Dives (as detailed in the packages above), unlimited self-guided shore and night dives at the resort’s house reef, boat rides to dive sites, experienced English-speaking divemaster (maximum 10 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts, Semporna jetty fee, drinking water, hot drinks, snacks. Diving excludes (mandatory): Sipadan permit fee (approx. US$ 12 per person per day). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Optional extras: Extra boat dives (Mabul/Sipadan), night boat dives (Mabul), scuba equipment (approx. US$ 47 per day), dive computer, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (if available, approx. US$ 11 per tank), dive insurance, soft drinks. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Resort accommodation includes: Bed, breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinking water, hot drinks, snacks, return resort transfers from Tawau airport, internet access. Accommodation excludes (mandatory): None. Optional extras: Alcoholic drinks, soft drinks. If you are a single person you can share with another person or pay in advance for a single supplement to get your own bungalow. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Act now to take advantage of this great deal! Call us on +66 (0)94 582 7973 / (0)83 505 7794, or send us an email right now! Note: All prices quoted are per diver sharing and are subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Currency rate is correct at time of publishing. Special offers apply to new bookings only.


  • Save 3% At Borneo Divers Mabul Resort in 2018/19!
  • Is it time you visited Malaysia's finest dive sites such as Sipadan and Mabul? Then take advantage of great discount offers from Borneo Divers Mabul Resort. This small, personal resort is located just 25 minutes from Sipadan where the promises of large pelagics, big schools and macro wonders all await. Borneo Divers pioneered the world-class wall diving here so you know you are in good hands. When you are not discovering the underwater delights you can take a dip in the pool, relax with a cocktail at 1 of the 3 bars or catch up with the rest of the world through the free wi-fi internet service. Dive The World has the following special offer for you: Book before the end of June 2018 for stay any time in 2018 and get 3% off: Example: 6 Days 5 Nights 14 Dives Twin Share Chalet price: Was US$ 1,002 (MYR 3,996) Now US$ 973 (MYR 3,880) per person Save US$ 58 per couple! The above offers are applicable only to new bookings and subject to room availability. Note: Borneo Divers Mabul Resort offers a guaranteed visit to Sipadan Island with a minimum 5 days/4 nights scuba package. Permits to Sipadan island are not transferable. For shorter packages or for diving Sipadan more often, there is still the chance to purchase permits on arrival, depending on availability. It is possible to pre-book the extra permits where chances of obtaining permits are better. Permit fees and diving service (approx. US$ 40 per diver) to be paid on arrival. Please ask us for more details. Resort diving includes: Dives (as detailed in the packages above), unlimited self-guided shore and night dives at the resort’s house reef, boat rides to dive sites, experienced English-speaking divemaster (maximum 6 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts, Semporna jetty fee, drinking water, hot drinks, snacks. Diving excludes (mandatory): Sipadan permit fees (approx. US$ 12 per person per day). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Optional extras: Extra boat dives (Mabul / Sipadan), night boat dives (Mabul, minimum 3 divers), scuba equipment (approx. US$ 30 per day), dive computer, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (if available, approx. US$ 16 per tank), dive insurance, soft drinks. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Resort accommodation includes: Bed, breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinking water, hot drinks, snacks, internet access, return resort transfers from Tawau airport. Accommodation excludes (mandatory): None. Watch our Borneo Divers Mabul Resort video footage. So don't delay! Grab this great opportunity now and experience awesome Malaysia diving for less at Borneo Divers Mabul Resort. Call us on +66 (0)94 582 7973 / (0)83 505 7794, or send us an email right now! Note: All prices quoted are per diver sharing and subject to currency fluctuations. Currency rate is correct at time of publishing. Special offers apply to new bookings only and this offer cannot be combined with any other Borneo Divers offer.


  • Save 5% On All Seaventures Stays in 2018/19!
  • Have you dived Sipadan this year? Escape to Seaventures Dive Rig and get huge savings. Seaventures boat, used to dive SipidanSituated just north of Mabul, Seaventures Dive Rig is already great value-for-money. You have unlimited access to the vibrant macro diving under this converted oil rig with the fringing reefs of Kapalai and diving with hammerheads at Sipadan just a short boat trip away. Dive The World has the following special offers for you: Seaventures Dive Rig - 5% off Book before the end of June 2018 and stay any time in 2018.

    Example: 6 Days / 5 Nights - 14 dives Standard Room price: Was US$ 1,293 (MYR 5,150) Now US$ 1,231 (MYR 4,905) per person Save US$ 124 per couple! Note: Seaventures Dive Rig offers 2 guaranteed visits to Sipadan Island with a minimum 6 days / 5 nights scuba package. Permits to Sipadan island are not transferable. For diving Sipadan more often, there is still the chance to purchase Sipadan dives on arrival, depending on availability. 2 extra afternoon dives at Sipadan (on days when permits are obtained) are possible at an extra cost of approx. US$ 95 per diver (minimum of 3 customers). Permit fees and diving service will then be paid on arrival (if permits are obtained). Please ask us for more details. Resort diving includes: Dives (as detailed in the packages above), unlimited self-guided day and night dives underneath platform, boat rides to dive sites, experienced English-speaking divemaster (maximum 6 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts, Semporna jetty fee, drinking water, hot drinks, snacks. Diving excludes (mandatory): Sipadan permit fees (approx. US$ 12 per person per day), soft drinks. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Optional extras: Extra boat dives (Mabul/Kapalai/Sipadan (minimum 3 divers)), night boat dives (Mabul, minimum 3 divers), scuba equipment (approx. US$ 33 per day), dive computer, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (if available, approx. US$ 8 per tank), dive insurance, soft drinks. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Resort accommodation includes: Bed, breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinking water, hot drinks, snacks, return resort transfers to/from Tawau airport, internet access (1 hour per day). Accommodation excludes (mandatory): None. Contact Dive The World to discuss your Sipadan diving holiday at Seaventures Dive Rig. E-mail us send us an email or call us on +66 (0)94 582 7973 / (0)83 505 7794. Note: All prices quoted are per diver sharing and subject to currency fluctuations. Special offers apply to new bookings only.


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