The Malaysian Customs Department (“RMCD”) is imposing a Tourism Tax on guest at the sum of MYR 10 nett per room per night with effect from 1st September 2017. This tax will be collected at the resort respectively.
A jewel-like tiny island in the Sulu Sea, a 1.5 hour boat rides north of Sandakan; Lankayan has been declared part of an immense Marine Protected Area to adopt the eco-tourism concept. Unpopulated and covered by thick tropical island vegetation on its topside, this peaceful, untouched little bit of paradise is ringed by an endless pure white sandy beach, offering simply elegant and exquisite accommodation in all 23 wooden, roomy and perfectly appointed seafront chalets.
While the ideal destination for those who search for tranquility and relaxation in a virgin natural setting and for families with children, Lankayan Island is also becoming one of the hottest diving destinations on the map today: its dive sites - all just a few minutes away - boasting unbelievably colorful macro, fauna, fascinating wrecks and in season from March to May, regular sightings of gigantic and harmless whale sharks, the "dream date " of every diver in the world.
Situated within the Sea Turtle Corridor, Lankayan Island is also a nesting place and foraging ground for sea turtles; most commonly Green and Hawksbill Turtle. Therefore, guests will have a chance to see turtles nesting as well as new hatchlings of baby turtles released to the sea especially in season from June to September.
** Currently we have 40 armed personnels based on the resort and doing the same rotation rounds – 24 hours.
** Resort provide land & boat transfer on the check‐in and checkout day only.
Come and dive here!
This tour rate is vacation rate (non-divers rate), should you participate in diving:
International Price table
Malaysian Price table (Price will be publish soon)
Rental Price for extra equipments or service
Dining Time Table
Breakfast: 7 am - 10:30 am
Lunch: 12:30 pm - 2 pm
Dinner: 7 pm - 8:30 pm
* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.
Recommend to take the earlist domestic flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan.
As soon as you arrive Sandakan, our representative will be at the airport to meet/transfer you to Sandakan PSR Jetty by bus/van (approx. 35 minutes).
Leave Sandakan PSR Jetty for Lankayan Island by boat.
Boat will take approximately 1 hour 45 minutes depending on the sea/weather condition that day.
Free and leisure. Enjoy the nature and peaceful on island.
If you are diver, there will be 3 boat dives, and unlimited dives in front of Lankayan dive centre with own dive buddy.
Note: Number of dive depends on flight departure the next day. (Please bear in mind of requirement for the surface internal before flight the next day)
Check out and transfer to Sandakan PSR Jetty.
Optional guided tour to the Orang Utan Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre (not include entrance fee).
Transfer back to Sandakan airport or your respective hotel.
Min. Participant(s): 2 Persons To Go (child does not counted)
Tour location / Depart from: Sandakan . To reach Sandakan city, you have to take a domestic flight or bus express from Kota Kinabalu.
Recommend to book: 2 month(s) in advance
To book at least: 7 day(s) in advance
Cancellation & Refund Policy: An administration fee of MYR 160, bank charges, credit card charges and any exchange rate losses must be added to the following cancellation policies. From 29‐16 days before arrival in Sabah ‐ 35% of the full price forfeited From 14 days to arrival date in Sabah ‐ 55% of the full price forfeited From 7 days to arrival date in Sabah or No show by customer ‐ 100% of the full price forfeited
Tour Type: Sit-In-Coach basis (SIC). This tour is not private tour, you will share the trip with other guests come from different countries. Please notify us upon booking if you are looking for private tour, surcharge might be applied.
Insurance: Tourist transportation insurance included. Please contact your insurance agency for personal travel insurance.
Pickup Service: Pickup service will be provided from the hotel/hostel/lodge that you are staying. Please wait at lobby while the tour guide will find you when he/she arrive. Dropoff service will be provided after travelling, please notify us upon booking if your dropoff location is differ from pickup location.
Specialities: You may decide the joining date, no compulsory tips (If you are happy and satisfied with the journey and the tour guide service, it's always a nice way to express your appreciation with tipping, OR words of thanks is good enough).