The nearest town to this resort is Semporna town, East Coast of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. Depending on where you are coming from, you will likely have to transit at Kota Kinabalu.
From your location, fly to Kota Kinabalu, then fly for 40 minutes to Tawau. From Tawau, the resort will transfer you to Semporna which will take about 90 minutes. From Semporna, you will take the resort speed boat to Mabul Island. The boat ride will take another 45 minutes. Mabul Island will be your gateway to diving around Sipadan Island, Kapalai Island and Mabul Island.
If you prefer a leisurely pace, you can spend a night either in Tawau or Semporna. Tawau is the bigger town compared to Semporna. But both offer unique experiences and excellent fresh seafood.
GST Package prices are subject to Goods & Services Tax (GST) by the Malaysian Government which came into effect on 1st April 2015.
Transfers to Resort
If you are already in Semporna, Seaventures Dive Rig has free transfers to Mabul Island. The resort transport pickup schedule is:
If you are flying in and want to reach Mabul Island as quickly as possible, plan to arrive at Tawau airport by 2:30 p.m. and your resort transport can pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the island on the same day. Otherwise you might have to spend a night in Semporna or Tawau.
We recommend the following flights to go to the resort:
|Flight №||Departs||Departure Time||Arrival Time||Boat Schedule from Semporna|
|Kota Kinabalu||7:20 a.m.||8:10 a.m.||10:00 a.m.|
|Kota Kinabalu||7:30 a.m.||8:15 a.m.||10:00 a.m.|
|Kuala Lumpur||7:15 a.m.||10:05 a.m.||12:30 p.m.|
|Kota Kinabalu||12:20 p.m.||1:10 p.m.||4:00 p.m.|
|Kota Kinabalu||1:15 p.m.||2:00 p.m.||4:00 p.m.|
|Kuala Lumpur||11:40 a.m.||2:30 p.m.||4:00 p.m.|
The resort also has free transfers out of Mabul Island to Semporna, Tawau or the Tawau Airport. We recommend the following flights for your departure:
Plan to take the 10:30 a.m. flight or later out of Tawau so that you don’t have to leave a day earlier.
|Flight №||Arrives||Departure Time||Arrival Time||Boat Schedule to Semporna|
|Kuala Lumpur||10:30 a.m.||1:15 p.m.||6:00 a.m.|
|Kuala Lumpur||11:55 a.m.||2:35 p.m.||6:00 a.m.|
|Kota Kinabalu||1:35 p.m.||2:25 p.m.||6:00 a.m.|
|Kota Kinabalu||2:40 p.m.||3:25 p.m.||6:00 a.m.|
|Kuala Lumpur||5:50 p.m.||8:30 p.m.||1:30 p.m.|
|Kuala Lumpur||6:50 p.m.||9:35 p.m.||1:30 p.m.|