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suzxiushan

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Getting to SeaVentures - Sipadan
« on: 30 Nov 10, 20:55 »
Hi there,

im super new to planning a dive trip to Sipadan.
Wondering if anyone can advise me what is the best & cheapest way to get there?

My intended plan :-
22Jan  SG-KK via Jetstar 0740-1000  (does anyone know if need to change airport terminals?)
          KK-Tawau via air asia 1220 - 1310
          1600 boat trsf to SVenture.
          Opting for4D3N package.
          Dive (day / night)
23Jan   Dive
24Jan   Dive
25Jan  1100 boat trsf
          Tawau - KK via Airasia 1440-1530
          Stay overnight (any good recommendations for cheap and good accom, was looking at Tune hotel)
26Jan  White WaterRafting (any recommendation?)27Jan
27Jan   KK- SG via airasia 1450 - 1710

Thank you so much
Suz

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Re: Getting to SeaVentures - Sipadan
« Reply #1 on: 01 Dec 10, 14:05 »
Don't change terminals but for some stupid reason you did clear immigration then re enter.

I think you can also fly to tawau from senai without stop.

When we went also needed to spend a night in tawau on return due to flight schedules.

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Re: Getting to SeaVentures - Sipadan
« Reply #2 on: 01 Dec 10, 14:12 »
no more flight from senai to tawau. Only can fly in from KL or KK.

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Re: Getting to SeaVentures - Sipadan
« Reply #3 on: 01 Dec 10, 14:50 »
Actually, you might want to check if there are other flights flying to Tawau after that AirAsia 1220 flight. I think the window you have for the transfer is risky. Consider the possibilities of flight delayed, especially when you fly budget. If you miss your connection, chances are you will have to pay for another flight to Tawau, if there's any. Otherwise, you probably need to stay overnight.

Alternatively, fly AirAsia to KL on the earlier morning flight, if your flight is delayed you still be able to connect. If the flight is on time, then you can have time to enjoy the Old Town Curry Mee at KL Budget Terminal. It's delicious! :D
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Re: Getting to SeaVentures - Sipadan
« Reply #4 on: 09 Dec 10, 13:24 »
I'm heading over to Seaventures on the 3rd of Jan and had to change my flight due to an exceptionally short time to transfer between KK-Tawau flights.

Better to change your flight too as we called up AirAsia and they say they are not responsible if we miss our flights. Hence we opt to stay one night in KK.

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Re: Getting to SeaVentures - Sipadan
« Reply #5 on: 09 Dec 10, 13:51 »
I want to go to SeaVentures next time... but i have really mixed reviews of the place.

Do post up some pictures and thoughts of the place when you're back k?
have a wonderful, pleasant, exciting and safe dive!!