Lankayan Island Dive Resort

  Sulu Sea near Sandakan, Malaysia

Getting Here

Lankayan Island Dive Resort is located on Lankayan Island and the nearest airport is Sandakan Airport in Sandakan town.

The resort pick up point is at the airport.

Arrival

Boat transfers between Sandakan and Lankayan Island are available daily. Plan to arrive by 9 a.m. or earlier, otherwise you will need to spend nights in Sandakan and only depart next day.

Fly to Sandakan Airport.

Routes to Sandakan:

  • Kota Kinabalu — Sandakan (BKI-SDK)
  • Kuala Lumpur — Sandakan (KUL-SDK).

There are also flights from Tawau to Sandakan, if you plan to visit Tawau before going to Sandakan (TWU-SDK).

The resort staff will meet you at the airport arrival hall.

 15 minutesBus shuttle to Sandakan Yacht Club, 15 minutes away.
 2 hoursResort boat transfer leaves the yacht club at 10 a.m. to Lankayan Island Dive Resort. The journey will take 105 to 120 minutes.

Departure

Boat transfers between Sandakan and Lankayan Island are available daily.

If you want to catch the Orang Utan feeding time at Sepilok at 10 a.m., we recommend taking the 2 p.m. flight or later out of Sandakan. The Sepilok entrance fee is paid separately.

Resort boat transfer leaves the island at 7 a.m. to Sandakan Yacht Club.
Bus shuttle to Sandakan Airport.
Fly out of Sandakan Airport to your next destination.

Routes out of Sandakan:

  • Sandakan — Kota Kinabalu (SDK-BKI)
  • Sandakan — Kuala Lumpur (SDK-KUL)

Location of Lankayan Island Dive Resort on the Map