"Sipadan Island" Pulau Sipadan by gabyne

Pulau Sipadan Travel Guide: 47 reviews and 158 photos

Between two dives, we relaxed on the beach of Sipadan - a beautiful tropical island. One time, we could watch a newly born turtle trying to reach the water, chased by a big lizard. Of course, we chased the lizard so that the baby turtle could reach the water safely. Hopefully, it's still alive...

End of 2004, the resorts on Sipadan are closed down to help the reefs around the island recover since they deteriorated a lot over the years due to too much tourism (divers and sewage).

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:world famous for diving
  • Cons:too many tourists, reefs are deteriorating
  • In a nutshell:Sipadan got too well-known...
  • Last visit to Pulau Sipadan: Sep 1999
  • Intro Written Nov 6, 2004
  • Add to Trip Planner (?)
  • Report Abuse

Comments

gabyne

“seize the day...”

Online Now

Female

Top 5,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 2 7 5 7

Badges & Stats in Pulau Sipadan

  • 0 Reviews
  • 1 Photos
  • 0 Forum posts
  • 0 Comments
  • 231PageViews

Have you been to Pulau Sipadan?

  Share Your Travels  

Latest Activity in Pulau Sipadan

Travel Interests

See All Travel Interests (5)