SEAVENTURES DIVE RIG

Rates are valid through 31ST December 2023

Rates are subject to 6% SST

 

PUBLISHED RATES –  MALAYSIAN

DAYS/NIGHTS

STANDARD PER DIVER

(TWIN SHARE)

STANDARD PER NON DIVER

(TWIN SHARE)

4 days/3 nights

MYR 3,000

MYR 2,430

5 days/4 nights

MYR 3,750

MYR 3,030

6 days/5 nights

MYR 4,400

MYR 3,550

Extension day/night

MYR 750

MYR 600

 

PUBLISHED RATES –  NON-MALAYSIAN

DAYS/NIGHTS

STANDARD PER DIVER

(TWIN SHARE)

STANDARD PER NON DIVER

(TWIN SHARE)

4 days/3 nights

MYR 3,600

MYR 2,910

5 days/4 nights

MYR 4,350

MYR 3,510

6 days/5 nights

MYR 5,150

MYR 4,150

Extension day/night

MYR 860

MYR 680

 

Remarks:

- ONE (1) Day of Sipadan is guaranteed for minimum 3 nights stay in Standard Twin-Share room. Permit fee is not included

- All the above rates are subject to change without prior notice & EXCLUSIVE of 6% Sales & Service Tax (SST)

- All diving & snorkeling activities are duly insured with Seaventures Dive Rig

- As of 1st September 2017, the Malaysia government imposed a Tourism Tax (TTx) on all International guests staying in a hotel room. The tax of RM 10 will be charged per room on per night basis. Seaventures Dive Rig will be collecting the tax from our guests upon check-out

 

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS:

1. Return land transfer : Tawau Airport / Town - Semporna - Tawau Airport / Town

2. Return boat transfer : Semporna Jetty - Seaventures Dive Rig- Semporna Jetty

Note: All land and boat transfer are based on Seaventures’ scheduled time & on the actual check-in & check-out date; minimum 2 persons on all transfer

3. Buffet-style full board meals (breakfast/lunch/tea break/dinner) and free flow of drinking water, coffee/tea served all day except for alcoholic and carbonated drinks

Note: No ala-carte meals provided

4. Air conditioned cabin with en-suite shower for Standard rooms.

5. Diver: 3 daily boat dives between Mabul/Kapalai Island or Sipadan Island, except on arrival and departure day. Sipadan diving is subject to permit approval and quota availability.

6. Diver: Unlimited house reef diving with buddy system (time and weather permitted)

7. Diver: Tanks, weight belt and weights.

 

IMPORTANT:

1. Any children who are certified divers must pay full diver’s rate

2. Non diving children ages of 5 to 11 years are entitled to a 50% discount of the non-diver package provided they share a room with their parents/guardian. Otherwise the full rate will be charged

3. Child below the age of 10 must not be left unattended. They must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all time. No childcare provided on board

4. NO SOLO diving allowed

5. Night diving in the house-reef is permissible for certified Night Divers. The night diving must be with a buddy and is subject to sea/weather condition. No diving after 7:00pm and there will be no night boat dives. Night diving in the house-reef is FOC

6. For safety reasons, ALL divers MUST use a dive computer. Sharing is not allowed.

 

ADDITIONAL COST

1. Sipadan Conservation Fee: MYR 100 (Non Malaysian) OR MYR 50 (Malaysian Only) / person / day

2. Sipadan Diving Fee: MYR 350 (Non Malaysian) OR MYR 250 (Malaysian Only) / person / day *subject to permit availability.

3. Equipment rental fees

4. Bar bills (if any)

5. Single land transfer of MYR 75 & boat transfer of MYR 300 per way based on fixed transfer scheduled time

6. All the above rates are subject to change without prior notice & EXCLUSIVE of 6% Sales & Service Tax (SST)

 

DIVE EQUIPMENT RENTAL FEES

ITEM

RENTAL PRICE PER DAY/PERSON

BCD

MYR 25

Regulator with gauge

MYR 25

Wetsuit

MYR 25

Mask & Snorkel

MYR 10

Fins

MYR 15

Dive Computer

MYR 30 PER DAY*

Underwater Camera

From MYR 180 – MYR 250

Underwater Torch with Battery

MYR 30

*RENTAL BASED ON NUMBER OF NIGHTS STAY IS AVAILABLE UPON BOOKING.

 

SAMPLE ITINERARY FOR 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

Day 1: ARRIVAL TO SEAVENTURES DIVE RIG (Lunch/Dinner)

Pick up from Tawau hotel or airport. Transfer to Semporna town for dive check-in or registration at Seaventures' Sales Office Semporna

OR

Meet up at Semporna office at least 30 minutes before boat departure time. From Semporna Jetty, you will be taken to the Rig. Boat journey takes approximately 45 minutes, depending on the weather and sea conditions.

Check in into your room followed by dive briefing by the crew.

Rig orientation dive underneath the Rig. Will be subject to arrival time/sea and weather condition

IMPORTANT NOTE: NO DIVING FOR ARRIVAL AFTER 1600HRS

Day 2 - 4: SEAVENTURES DIVE RIG (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

3 boat dives between Mabul or Kapalai or Sipadan ** + unlimited house reef diving with buddy underneath the Rig

**Diving in Sipadan is subject to permit availability and approval from Sabah Parks Management.

However, if permit to Sipadan Island is not available and/or approved, please take note that the package remains in force for 3 boat dives and to be conducted between Mabul or Kapalai or nearby island.

Day 5: DEPARTURE (Breakfast/Lunch)

House reef diving with own buddy for guests without flight on departure day

Check out at 1400hrs to Semporna otherwise advise

*Note: No diving for guests flying on their check-out day. Any boat dives are non-transferable and only permitted as scheduled for each diver.

*REMARKS: Divers have to be certified as Advanced Open Water divers at a minimum, and one permit will only allow two dives, instead of three, per day at Sipadan Island

Kindly take note that NO DIVEMASTERS WILL BE LEADING HOUSE REEF DIVES, unless prior arrangement are made and is subject to a charge.

 

GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. RATES

All single travelers will be subject to room sharing unless a request is made for a non-sharing/own room in which a 50% Single Supplement Rate will be charged on the package price.

·Tourism Tax (TTx) is imposed on all International guests staying in a hotel room. The tax of RM 10 will be charged per room per night basis.

2. NO REFUND POLICY

·No refunds – Any payment made is strictly non-refundable.

3. RESERVATION, CONFIRMATION AND PAYMENT

Full details of guests are required upon confirmation including full name as per passport, passport number, nationality, date of birth, diving qualification and dietary requirements (if any).

·We require 50% deposit (non-refundable) of the total calculated tour price for every booking to secure reservation.

·The remaining balance receive before transfer into the Rig.

·All children below the age of 10 years old must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times. Seaventures will not provide any babysitting service. No Children below the age of 12 years allowed in the Games Room.

4. CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

·All confirmed rooms will be ready for check-in after 1400hrs on day of arrival.

·Check-out time is no later than 1200hrs on the day of departure. The boat leaves at 1400hrs sharp. All bills must be settled and rooms cleared by 1200hrs.

·All departure destination or drop off must be confirmed by check-in date. If not confirmed by checkin date, we will transfer the guests to Semporna only.

5. TRANSFER

SCHEDULED TRANSFERS

LAND TRANSFER SCHEDULE & ROUTE

TIME

Tawau Town (airport transit) to Semporna

7:30am

9:30am

2:30pm

Tawau Airport to Semporna

8:30am

11:00am

3:00pm

Semporna to Tawau Airport or Town

12:00pm

3:00pm

n/a

BOAT TRANSFER SCHEDULE

TIME

SEMPORNA TO RIG

10:00am*

12:30pm

4:30PM

RIG TO SEMPORNA

11:00am

2:00pm*

N/A

 

5.1 SINGLE TRAVELLER SURCHARGE

·Boat and land transfers are based on a minimum of two resort guest passengers, if there is only one resort guest on the scheduled transfer, there will be a single supplement surcharge ·

Single travellers are required to pay additional MYR 75 for scheduled land transfer and MYR 300 for scheduled boat transfer.

5.2 UNSCHEDULED LAND AND BOAT TRANSFER

·Unscheduled land transfer, will incur a charge of MYR 150 per transfer. Please allow a minimum of 24 hours prior notice to arrange the transfer schedule.

·Unscheduled boat transfer, will incur a charge of MYR 600 per transfer. Please allow a minimum of 24 hours prior notice to arrange the transfer schedule.

6. LIABILITY RELEASE

·Guest must sign a liability release (waiver) and assumption of risk upon arrival and abide by all dive safety rules.

7. TRAVEL INSURANCE

·Please be informed that travel and diving insurance is the responsibility of the guest

Contact us: DiveAssure

8. ROOM ALLOTMENT (Relevant to Travel Agencies)

Space will be automatically released if no details are received prior to cut-off date.

·Any reservations on or after the cut-off date will be treated as a new reservation and is subject to availability.

 

9. SIPADAN PERMIT

·Daily entry permit to dive or visit Sipadan Island will be subject to approval by the Sabah Parks Department, which controls the issuing of the entry permits.

·A minimum stay of 3 consecutive nights in non-dormitory room diving package is required to be eligible for one (1) day guaranteed Sipadan permit.

·Priorities of Sipadan Permits are given to Divers. Non Divers are subject to permit availability.

·A fee is levied by the Sabah Parks Department of Diving Fee: MYR 350 per diver (Non Malaysian) / MYR 250 per diver (Malaysian) & Conservation/Entrance Fee: MYR 100

per person (Non Malaysian) / MYR 50 Per Person (Malaysian) for all guests entering

Sipadan and is valid for ONE (1) day only. This levy charge is to be paid separately as it is NOT included in any of our packages unless clearly stated.

·In any event the trip has to be cancelled; the permit paid is NOT refundable or transferable to a later date. The management will not be responsible for such losses rendered to the guests.

·Seaventures will strive to keep all guests on the same reservation together on all dives to Sipadan, however in the event of large groups or situations beyond our control, guests on the same reservation may be split.

Please note that we will forward your names for Sipadan permits as many times as possible. Please inform us if you do not want to be put forward for more than your guaranteed allocation of permits at least 24 hours in advance otherwise you would be charged for the permit acquired.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the restricted Sipadan entry permit quota set by Sabah Parks, guests are required upon booking to submit full name with nationality, gender, passport numbers and contact address for us to proceed with the permit application. Failure to submit information may result in guest(s) being denied entry to Sipadan Island.

Once Sipadan permit assigned, it cannot be transferred to another diver or date. If a diver/customer is unable to go to Sipadan on the assigned day, there will be no replacement.

** Sipadan only allow each diver do have maximum 2 dives a day & minimum require AOW diver or equivalent to dive at Sipadan

 

10. DIVING

·Guests must provide valid, relevant and recognized forms of diving certifications to Seaventures to be eligible to dive. Failure to produce proof of certifications will result in forfeited dives. No Exceptions.

·All diving guests are eligible, with the exception of check in and check out days, for 3 guided boat dives per day at various dive sites, at the discretion of the dive team between Sipadan, Mabul and Kapalai Islands. All diving guests are also eligible for unlimited house reef diving, pending appropriate sea conditions.

·All divers are required to undergo a general dive and house rules briefing and orientation dive on their check-in day or whenever the Dive Manager deems appropriate.

·SEAVENTURES DIVE RIG has made it mandatory for all divers to dive with a Dive computer. No sharing is allowed. Rentals are available at the Rig.

·Any diver failing to adhere to the rules and regulations set forth by Seaventures and the Dive Guides, will have their dive (s) forfeited without any provision for refunds.

·Seaventures will strive to honour all scheduled dives. However, due to any reason whatsoever beyond our control, all dives are subject to take place at the discretion of the Dive Manager.

·Extra boat dives from those already scheduled within the reservation package will be at a cost and will be subject to Dive Manager’s approval.

Dive schedules will change from normal scheduling on the following religious holidays: Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul Adha. These dates vary every year, so please check with local information services.

·No diving activities provided on arrival day if guest (s) arrive at the Rig on or after 16:00hrs.

·Due to the provision of unlimited house reef diving and 3 boat dives as per schedule, for safety reasons and according to naval research, the duration of all dives are limited between 45 – 50 minutes inclusive of safety stop and no deeper than 30 meters (40 meters for deep specialty qualified divers only).

·All unguided dives are at divers’ own risk and responsibility.

·Guests undergoing courses are required to complete the necessary skills up to the requirements deemed sufficient by PADI standards and in the time frame allocated by their instructor in order for certification. Course fees in any part will not be refunded for incomplete courses.

·Snorkeling is available at the guests’ own leisure and risk and must coincide with the boating schedules and boat capacity. Divers always have right of way and priority on boats. Snorkeling guides are only provided upon request and subject to charge and availability.

 

11. FOOD & BEVERAGE

·Food served is buffet style and predominantly Asian cuisine with fruits and salads. No ala-carte menu provided.

·Provisions are made for specific dietary requirements upon booking and advanced notice only and may incur a surcharge.

·Food brought in by guests that require cooking will be subjected to a surcharge.

·Drinks brought in by guests will be subjected to a corkage fee

 

12. GROUP POLICY / COMPLIMENTARY ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS

·For every group reservation of 7 paying guests arriving and departing on the same dates, accommodation and meals for one (1) accompanying group leader shall be on complimentary basis.

·All complimentary services/facilities cannot be exchanged for cash rebates and/or carried forward.

·If the group comprises of divers and non-divers then the FOC will be extended to the lowest price package