Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort



Tour Code : PA/050/SPD03

Innovative in concept with a touch of traditional Kampung (means "village" in Malay Language) design, Kapalai’s chain of chalets are all linked by. miles of wooden walkways for those who like to take their morning jog while looking at thousands of fish swimming just a few feet beneath. 'Broadband Internet Access, satellite phone, fresh water from mainland, free from mosquitoes & flies' are some of the words uttered by our customers.

All 59 wooden chalets offering twin and triple sharing accommodation are attached with a cleverly thought-out balcony which offers the total sought out privacy by the lovers of sunbathing and sun tanning. Chalets are also equipped with bathrooms with shower and bathtub, basic toiletries, coffee and tea making facilities and 220 volts electrical points. From the windows of the elegant and spacious rooms, one can spend endless hours looking at the sea as if it has a life on its own just dancing to its never ending tune just a couple of feet below.

As for dining, enjoy a sumptuous meal served in buffet style under the terraced, open central structure. A big western sundeck with sitting area allows divers to have an evening drink or an after-dive chat with a view of Kapalai’s fabulous tropical sunset. It is also the perfect place to share your underwater images and videos after dive. Others enjoy reading while immerse in the cooling sea breeze of Kapalai.

Other resort facilities includes dive centre which provides diving, snorkeling and kayaking gears and equipment for rental, souvenir shop, game room and internet access. For those who are yet to venture into. diving sports but would love to; our PADI Dive Instructors offer a variety of PADI courses here at Kapalai, including: PADI International Resort Association. Our PADI Dive Instructors offer a variety of PADI courses here at Kapalai, which are as follows: 1. Discover Scuba Diving 2. Open Water 3. Advanced Open Water 4. Introduction to Night Diving.


RATE (Ringgit Malaysia RM) valid till 31 March 2018

Malaysian & Expatriate































Extension Night





* Package Includes :

* Transfer from Tawau Airport to Semporna and return. Limited to A day before check-In and A day after check-Out Only. Any additional transfer is chargeable at RM 50.00/person per way subjected to 6% GST; minimum 2 people.

* Transfer by boat from Semporna (KAPALAI private Jetty) to KAPALAI resort and return (SIC basis) – 45minutes 

* Fresh Buffet Meals – breakfast/lunch/dinner throughout the stay

* Afternoon snacks – served at the restaurant daily

* Tea/Coffee, cold water and cordial – served throughout the day at the restaurant daily

* Snorkel around the resort – from KAPALAI Dive Centre only 


+ Diver Package only : 

* 3 guided boat dives daily – except on arrival & departure day

* Tank, weight and weight belt are provided

* Unlimited house reef dive in front of KAPALAI Dive Centre

* Night dives in front of KAPALAI Dive Centre - for diver with night dive experience only.

  (Unlimited dive and Night dives are unguided & must be accompanied by buddy)


* Note :

* Rates above in Ringgit Malaysia and include GST

* Exclude RM 11.00 per person (inclusive GST) of Semporna Jetty Fee

* Kapalai has no other room category and allocation of room is based on Run of House

   (ROH) basis. (choosing of room by number will not be entertained)

* Honeymoon/Simple decoration (setting on arrival day only) in the chalet is chargeable at

   RM160.00 per setting (inclusive GST)

* Combining Diver Package and Non-Diver Package is not allowed

   (divers have to decide between Diver package OR Non-Diver package throughout their stay)

* To purchase Diver Package, one must be a certified/licensed diver


* Single/Solo traveler is subjected to Single Supplement for Own Chalet with No Sharing option

   (Single Supplement additional 30% from the above package rate)

* Group Travel Option – ONE (1) pax FREE for every NINE (9) paying pax

   (Subjected to same arrival and departure flight and time)

* 5% off from the package rate for sharing 3 adults in a chalet

* 50% off from the Non-Dive Package rate for non-diver child from 2 to below 12 yrs

* Infant 24 months and below is chargeable at 10% of Non-Diver Package rate

* Junior Diver (Child Diver) rate is based on Diver Package rate


* No pregnant woman are allowed by boat to KAPALAI Resort

* No dive allowed within 24 hours prior to departure flight time.

* Snorkel by boat is not available

* Divers are encourage to bring along their own equipment otherwise opt for rental from

   Kapalai Dive Centre


* Pick up and drop off Mabul Island

* Unscheduled boat pick up and drop off Mabul Island should be made at least a day earlier

    at fee RM 477/way (inclusive GST)

* Free drop off at Mabul Island for following the resort’s fixed boat scheduled transfer time

    i.e. 0930 hrs or 1330 hrs


* Equipment rental rate :

BC Jacket 32.00/Day Regulator/gauges/octopus 32.00/Day Mask & Snorkel - 17.00/Day

Wet suit - 27.00/Day

Fins -11.00/Day

Booties - 11.00/Day

Dive Computer - 38.00/Day 


* Boat Schedules (Fixed) : Semporna Private Jetty to KAPALAI Resort – 10:00 am; 12:30pm

   and 15:00 pm KAPALAI Resort to Semporna Private Jetty – 06:30am; 09:30am and 13:30pm


* Check-In Time into Chalet– 02:00 pm Check-Out Time from Chalet – 12.00 pm 

* Meals and Timing

   Breakfast 07:00 am to 10:30 am

   Lunch 12:30 pm to 14:00 pm

   Dinner 19:00 pm to 20:30 pm

   Note: Strictly no outside Food & Drinks allowed into the Resort


* Flight Timing Guide 

Arrival : Book the earliest flight to arrive Tawau. Latest by 13:35 pm, for transfer to resort on same day. 1st boat into KAPALAI is at 10:00 am, earliest flight to look for is from Kota Kinabalu to arrive Tawau around 07:40 am 

Departure: Book any flight from 10:00 am onward. To stay up to last departure boat at 13:30 pm from Kapalai, earliest flight to look for is anytime from 17:00 pm. 


* Following information needed to block the room/confirm reservation.

Full name 1 :

NRIC (for MALAYSIAN) / Passport Number : Nationality :

Gender (M/F) :

Date of Birth (DOB) :

Diver / Non-Diver package :


* Non-refundable deposit required to block a room at Kapalai.

  Full payment should be settled 30 days prior to arrival date. 


* Minimum requirement : 2 persons

* Single traveler – subjected to single supplement surcharge of add30% to the package price

* Accompanying Children :

Travelers below 12 years old on the departure date must be accompanied by an adult throughout the vacation and are requested to share an adult's accommodation. To receive the young traveler's discount, the traveler must qualify at commencement of services.

* 3 Adults in a chalet – 5% discount each on the package price 1 Adult + 1 Child in a chalet

   (Based on 2 Adults Rate)

* Junior Diver is under Diver Package Adult age applies from 12 yrs old onward

* Child (2 to 12 yrs old) – 50% of Non-Dive Package

* Infant (applicable to KAPALAI only)

* Infant (below 24 months) – 10% of Non-Dive Package


* Package Prices 

Package prices are in Ringgit MALAYSIA and exclude airfare, snorkel or dive gear hire, beverages, laundry, room service and others not specified or mentioned in the tour itinerary or in brochures. 

Package price is per person, based on double occupancy (two people sharing a room). Single room supplement and triple reductions or pricing guides are mentioned in CLAUSE 3 above. Prices are subjected to change without prior notice. 


* Divers Certification and Equipment 

Only certified divers may participate in scuba diving activities, unless they are enrolled in a scuba training program and under the direct supervision of their certified Instructor. Guests need to produce their certification card prior to diving. Failure to produce certification card /  credentials may result in the guest being denied permission to scuba dive until they can prove their certification level. Certified divers minimum requirement is PADI Open Water-recreational dive certificate or equivalent. 

All scuba divers must accept full and complete responsible for themselves, their actions and their equipment. Divers may use their own gear, or to rent and use our dive equipment. (Please refer to our dive equipment rental rate)


* Extension stay request. One may apply for extension of stay while at the resort but subjected to accommodation availability.


* Participation 

For the benefit of everyone at the resorts, we reserves the right to accept or reject any vacation participant and to remove any participant whose conduct is deemed incompatible with the interests of the other participants. We will not refund or cover any cost or expenses incurred for termination of vacation arrangements due to unacceptable behavior.


* Strictly no outside Food & Drinks allowed into the Resort


* Travelers Who Need Special Assistance On Tours and/or Cruises

You must advise any disability requiring special attention at the time the reservation is made. We will do their best to accommodate the special needs request, but is not responsible in the event it is unable to do so nor responsible for any denial of services by, hotels, restaurants, or other independent suppliers. 

We cannot provide individual assistance to a vacation participant for walking, dining, getting on and off motor coaches, passenger boat and other vehicles, or other personal needs. We strongly recommend a qualified and physically able companion must accompany travelers who need such assistance. All travelers are subjected to the Participation CLAUSE 7 above.


* Transfer Arrangement & Fees

Package prices are inclusive of land & boat transfer on the check-in and checkout day only. Additional fee will be charged for unscheduled transfers included in the package. 


* We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule any vacation departure for any reason, including insufficient demand or force majeure. If a vacation is cancelled prior to departure, we will only refund the amount received for the reservation. We will try to rebook the same vacation with a different departure date, or a similar vacation but there is no guarantee of availability of offering


* Unforeseen Circumstances

We will not be held liable for any delay, additional expense or inconvenience which may be caused directly or indirectly by events outside of the company control, such as late arrival of domestic or international flights, civil disturbance, fire, floods, unusually severe weather, act of God, act of Government, or the failure of any machinery or equipment. Additionally, we will not accept any responsibility for any injury, guest loss of or damage to personal equipment and property whilst staying at the resort, or during participation in any activity. In the unlikely event that the dive trip is cancelled due to bad weather, rough and dangerous sea conditions, a natural disaster, an act of God, war, political unrest, a danger to passengers, or the boat, then the resort has the right to cancel or delay the departure. 

The resort withholds the right to change the planned itinerary, leave for jetty early or change the schedule.


* Liability

We cannot be held responsible, or in any way liable, for property losses, personal losses, accidents, injury, or death for any reason whatsoever, whether through any activities booked through us, or caused to you by third parties connected, or not connected to us. We will not be liable, for any additional expenses incurred by customers, for any reasons whatsoever. If a complaint is received about the package, for any reason, the company will agree to investigate and may act upon the complaint dependent upon our findings. All guests/customers will be required to read and sign the company


* Standard Liability Form and other related forms at the resort upon arrival or check-in. Refusal by a guest to sign such documents will prevent the resort from providing such activities.


* Insurance

We recommend that if you intend to go scuba diving, make sure you have an insurance policy that covers this activity. We strongly recommend that all guests take out adequate travel insurance covers accident, loss caused by cancellations, loss of luggage, personal property, medical expenses, medical evacuation and weather disruption / cancellations (including activity cancellations). Guests intending on participating in diving activities must ensure their insurance covers them for SCUBA related activities and has appropriate 'depth ' coverage.


* Travel Documentation

Please check you have the required travel documents before booking your dive trip. Make sure your passport has at least 6 months to run from your time of entry into Malaysia.



Ping Anchorage Travel & Tours Sdn. Bhd.
77A, Jalan Sultan Sulaiman, 20000 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.
Tel : (609) 626 2020  Fax : (609) 626 2022 / 622 8093 E-mail :
(KPL/LN2117 / 209874W)