Mantanani Island + Scuba Dive

Tour code: WB38-D

Underwater Scuba Turtle Mantanani Island Beach

The Mantanai islands are a group of three islands surrounded by crystal clear blue waters boasting a plethora of marine life making it ideal for snorkeling and SCUBA diving. Its the perfect getaway not just for divers but for anyone simply wanting to lay back on pristine white sands and watch the clouds roll by.

Travel Advisory

Health and fitness

This activity may not be suitable for children below 10 years of age. Adults who may be experiencing health problems such as asthma or those with physical disabilities or injuries may want to consult their physicians before participating in this activity. Also note that participants who are suffering from the flu or sinus problems may want to reconsider participating as this may cause discomfort during your dive. The company will not be liable for any compensation.

Weather conditions

This is a nature based tour. In the event of adverse weather and to ensure the comfort and safety of all our guests, we reserve the right to amend the itinerary, reschedule, postpone or cancel the trip. The company will not be liable for any compensation.

  • Day #1 - Daily Schedule


    Pick-up from your hotel and journey overland to Kuala Abai Jetty (Kota Belud). The trip will take approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. Upon arrival at the jetty we depart for Mari Mari Backpackers Lodge on Pulau Mantanani Besar (i.e. Big Mantanani Island).


    Arrive at Mari Mari Backpackers Lodge and enjoy a spot of tea (or coffee if you prefer). Then its time to gear up and, after the safety and dive briefing by your PADI Dive Master, it's on to the boats and off to the first dive of the day.


    Return to Mari Mari Backpackers Lodge for lunch.


    Gear up and head out to the second dive site.


    Depart by boat back to Kuala Abai Jetty then onwards by road back to Kota Kinabalu.


 Included in the tour
  • Dive equipment

    Includes oxygen tanks, weights, mask, fins, boots, wetsuit, BCD and regulator.

  • Dive Master
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • TransportationIncludes all overland and boat transfers.
 NOT included in the tour
 What to bring along with you ...
  • Insect repellent
  • Log book and diver certification card

    Divers please ensure that you bring along your log book and dive certification card. The dive centre reserves the right not to allow you to dive if your credentials are not in order. Please ensure that your dive certification is currently valid. The company will not be held liable for any compensation.

  • Personal amenities

    Sun block or sun-tan lotion, wide brimmed hat, extra dry clothing and sunglasses.

 Other important things you should know!
  • Tour Details

    9 hours

  • Departure Schedule

    7:15 (Kota Kinabalu)