Sipadan: The Best Day's Diving on Earth | Borneo from Below (S01E03)

  • Published on Aug 17, 2015
  • 24 hours at Jacques Cousteau’s favourite dive spot!
    With its huge schools of jackfish, bumphead parrotfish, sharks, turtles, plus the famous barracuda 'tornado', Sipadan tops many diver’s bucket list. Now, thanks to Borneo From Below, you can dive it from the comfort of your own home! In Episode 3, presenter Bertie will take viewers on a journey into the heart of this unique destination. Spoiler: after seeing this, diving will never look the same again!
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Comments • 51

  • Suzer Sebastian
    Suzer Sebastian 4 years ago +27

    I'm malaysian but now I'm working at the Melbourne. i miss malaysia and what I'm really miss about malaysia is sipadan island. for me sipadan island the best island in the world. proud to be malaysian. always

  • Jason Peters
    Jason Peters 6 years ago +7

    Ah, brings back very fond memories of my visits to #Sipadan - Eight years ago now! Amazing place. Great film guys!! :)

  • Suraya
    Suraya 4 years ago +1

    Didn't have a chance yet to dive here...such an amazing place!great video :)

  • Loz's Leisure
    Loz's Leisure 3 years ago +4

    This video is epic!! I wanna go there too now!!!

  • Jimmy Reuterwall
    Jimmy Reuterwall 6 years ago +15

    That's amazing! Going there tomorrow :)

  • ccpfong
    ccpfong 5 years ago +4

    Your video is great and so fascinated! I'm from borneo island, Sarawak but currently working in Singapore and dint know how much beauty sipadan is until I have seen ur video! thanks so much!

  • bebopdidu
    bebopdidu 6 years ago +3

    I was so lucky to get there and we had about 3 dives on sipadan.
    I can only confirm the video. Dozens of turtles chulling there. So many sharks and those huge amounts of fishes.
    Best dives ever. Also sad :( need to go there again because i might get tired elsewhere.

  • Azman Ahmad
    Azman Ahmad Year ago

    Scubazoo, you gave me goosebumps and anticipation of diving down there at sipadan ASAP

  • Simon Milne
    Simon Milne 6 years ago +6

    wow, new place on my ever increasing must dive list

  • Geoff Taylor
    Geoff Taylor Year ago

    Saw some awesome stuff at that dive site... but the absolute best part was swimming with that massive jackfish school.

  • Salar XLS
    Salar XLS 5 years ago +1

    Barracuda! Amazing shots!

  • Brian Monteith
    Brian Monteith 4 months ago

    Sipadan rocks!! I dove there when you could stay right on the island.

  • mark kneil
    mark kneil 2 years ago +1

    Dived sipaden with scuba junkie back in 2014 did the barracuda tornado thing dived all over the world over 40 years diving and sipaden is still my no1 dive spot on a good day nowhere else can match it especially for the money

  • dolhassan mohd
    dolhassan mohd Year ago

    Was there in 1997. So stunning. Miss the drop off cafe.

  • Ignacio CF
    Ignacio CF 2 years ago +1

    this video is amazing !
    thanks !

  • Rondon Alves
    Rondon Alves 6 months ago

    i was lucky in diving there. we saw a 2.20m giant grouper, not mentioning those tornados of fish and sharks.

  • Malaysian People
    Malaysian People 4 months ago

    Welcome to Malaysia 🇲🇾❤️

    FLORICA DUMA OFICIAL 6 years ago +3

    wonderful !!!

  • Dive The World
    Dive The World 6 years ago +3

    Good music! Makes me want to go back to Sipadan...

  • Wes Douglas
    Wes Douglas 4 years ago +1

    hey ! want to go here a week or two this august ! can you recomend some good places for me to stay? having issues getting in touch with people over there ! thanks so much

    • Will Foster-Grundy
      Will Foster-Grundy 4 years ago +1

      Diving with Scuba Junkie from their Mabul Beach Resort would be my recommendation. However, this time of year they're very busy, sometimes Sipadan permits have up to a 6 week waiting list... Alternatively a smaller operator on the island may have spare permits, perhaps try Billabong?

  • AF
    AF 3 years ago +3

    HOLYYY WOW JUST WOOWW..Salute u guyss!

    • SZtv
      SZtv  3 years ago

      Glad you liked it!

  • Daniel Douglas
    Daniel Douglas 6 years ago +1

    Good stuff mate.

  • Jerald Foo
    Jerald Foo 6 years ago +2

    Hi there, Gosh i really loved your video. i just want to ask whats camera was used to Film underwater and above water.

    • Will Foster-Grundy
      Will Foster-Grundy 4 years ago +2

      We are now using a Sony PXW-FS7 above water with Canon L-series lenses and a Sony EX1R in a Gates Housing underwater, plus the ever reliable GoPros whenever possible!

  • Rajesh Kumar
    Rajesh Kumar 3 years ago

    Bro did u hired that cameramen with you or do we get it as a package as iam planning to visit sipaden next month..

  • Ali Naqvi
    Ali Naqvi 2 years ago

    Just wow!

    EDLYN F:A Year ago

    Wow amazing

  • Coolie0037
    Coolie0037 4 years ago +1

    What company did you dive through?

    • SZtv
      SZtv  3 years ago

      For filming this episode we dived with Scuba Junkie

  • Go Semporna
    Go Semporna 4 years ago +1

    wow.. awesome

  • Ahmad Faiq
    Ahmad Faiq 3 years ago

    I’m going to sipadan soon

  • AR man
    AR man Year ago time buddy layang2 islands 🇲🇾 Sabah..

  • Lia Yoyong
    Lia Yoyong 6 years ago +1


  • dinn9012
    dinn9012 4 years ago +4

    damm, lucky !

  • Petru Razvan Pop
    Petru Razvan Pop Year ago

    Real marvell.

  • Donnie Hicks
    Donnie Hicks 6 years ago +5

    whao,,,, never ben,,,but pleasur to meet ;()

  • RungusTv
    RungusTv 4 years ago +3


  • glenn alexon
    glenn alexon Year ago

    Borneo and Sipidan are not the same place. Both are separate islands.

  • gambit_5449
    gambit_5449 3 years ago +1

    ayee a Windows phone user he is.sadly windows phone is already useless in this day and age

    • SZtv
      SZtv  3 years ago +1

      That's your comment after watching?! Haha

  • Okan Akçay
    Okan Akçay 6 years ago +3

    10000th view is mine.. yay

  • rja
    rja 4 years ago +2

    Sipadan is great place to dive but in my opinion there are better sites in Indonesia.

    • Mohd Shukri
      Mohd Shukri Year ago +1

      Indo, malaysia and ph have better sites together slaam damai

    • Presley Marcel
      Presley Marcel 2 years ago

      @AJ Gemstone no need to be negative. Everybody have their opinion. He said Indonesia island is better, I say okey... Agree to disgree.

    • rja
      rja 2 years ago

      @AJ Gemstone I'm English, I've been to Sipidan once, and Komodo a couple of times. Komodo is no1 for me, they are both great sites though.

    • AJ Gemstone
      AJ Gemstone 2 years ago +7

      Poor Indon could'nt accepted Sipadan is the best.. jealousy

    • Jac L
      Jac L 2 years ago +3

      When Jacques Cousteau says Sipadan is the best dive site in the world, the world tends to agree!