How do you get to Sipadan Island?
Sipadan is reachable only by boat at the end of a journey involving air, land and sea journeys. The airport closest to Sipadan is Tawau airport (TWU), Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia. At the moment, there are no direct airlines connection between Singapore and Tawau.
What is special in Mabul Island?
Mabul gained its own recognition as one of the best muck-diving (a term used to describe limited visibility dives at shallow sites with usually sandy bottoms) sites in the world.
Who owns Mabul Island?
Mabul Water Bungalow is a floating diving resort wholly owned by Sipadan-Mabul Resort. It is located on Mabul Island, overlooking the world-famous Sipadan Island and can be reached by speedboat in 15 minutes.
What activities that we can do at Sipadan Island?
The iconic Sipadan Island is a home to many species of the marine life….Things To Do At Sipadan Island
- Scuba Diving.
- The Sipadan Liveaboard.
How do I get from KL to Sipadan?
There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Sipadan. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Tawau, take the walk to Tawau Airport, take the Minibus to Semporna, take the walk to Semporna Jetty, then take the ferry to Sipadan.
How do you get from KL to Mabul Island?
There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Mabul. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Tawau, take the walk to Tawau Airport, take the Minibus to Semporna, take the walk to Semporna Jetty, then take the ferry to Mabul.
How big is Mabul?
roughly 0.2 square kilometer
Located 15 kilometres from Sipadan, the island is roughly 0.2 square kilometer and rises around 2-3 meters above sea level. It is located on the northwest corner of a large reef nearly two kilometers long. Mabul island is administered as a part of Semporna, Tawau district.
How do I get from Kuala Lumpur to Sipadan?
Is Sipadan open in December?
Starting from December 2020, the world-renowned diving spot Sipadan island will be closed temporarily to give a month-long recuperation period for the coral and marine life a rest. End of year was picked as it is the lowest season in terms of divers’ arrival.
How many days do you need in Semporna?
Ideally, staying in Semporna for 5 to 7 days for a vacation is the best. The transportation, waiting time between flights, cars and boats takes about half a day to 1 day. Diving and snorkeling the surrounding semporna islands takes about 4 to 5 days. You can take a diving package, diving course or snorkeling packages.
How do I get Semporna?
You can reach Semporna by flying to Tawau airport, with many choose to stop by at Tawau before embarking heading for Semporna. Upon arrival, a hike up to the top of picturesque Bohey Dulang island and diving sessions at Sipadan and Mabul island islands should be ready to tick off your bucket list!
How do you get to Semporna?
Is Pulau Mabul safe?
Is Mabul Island Safe? Mabul Island is considered pretty safe. However, many travel safety websites suggest caution for the area of Semporna and the surrounding islands due to a history of kidnappings.
How long does it take from Kota Kinabalu to Sipadan?
How long does it take to get from Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI) to Sipadan? It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI) to Sipadan, including transfers.
How do you get to Mabul Island in KK?
There is no direct connection from Kota Kinabalu to Mabul. However, you can take the taxi to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam, take the bus to Semporna, take the walk to Semporna Jetty, then take the ferry to Pulau Mabul.
How do you get to Semporna from Singapore?
There is no direct connection from Singapore to Semporna. However, you can take the bus to Woodlands Checkpoint Out, take the walk to JB Sentral, take the bus to Senai Airport, take the walk to Senai airport, fly to Tawau, take the walk to Tawau Airport, then take the Minibus to Semporna.
Is Sipadan open to tourism?
We are currently open only for domestic travelling. Although fully vaccinated travellers from Singapore has opened up via VTL, it is however only open for entry to Peninsula Malaysia and not Sabah.