The Malaysian Customs Department (“RMCD”) imposes Tourism Tax to International guest (MYR 10 nett per room per night). You may pay the tax at reception. Update: Malaysia government waive the tourism tax from 1 July 2020 until 30 Jun 2021.
Malaysian Promotion Rate until 31 Dec 2020 (stay period).
Borneo Divers Mabul Resort is a modernized, equipment-packed dive resort. It is the first resort to be given five stars rating by PADI in Mabul Island. A dive resort designed by professional divers and made for divers, you will find the best training and a wide choice of diving equipments in here.
You are only a few steps away from your diving adventure. Step out, get into any of the superboat by the shore and you will be on your way to the diving spots. The resort provides a detailed diving timetable(designed with that day's sea state and weather in mind) for diving spots - around Mabul Island and Sipadan Island - above 20 minutes away from the resort. In the surrounding area, you will find more than 150 diving and snorkeling spots to dive in at your own leisure. The port and its surrounding area are free-for-all when it comes to diving. Thus, you will be able to dive anywhere, at any time and for any length -- a dream come true for any enthusiastic diver.
Come and dive here!
Chance to Dive at Sipadan Island
Due to the permit restrictions, resort can only guarantee one day diving to Sipadan Island if stay a minimum 5D4N diver package. Each room will be guaranteed 2 Sipadan permits only and the fee of MYR140 per person per day entry has to be paid in advance.
Any extra entry request to Sipadan will be subjected to availability at a first come first serves basis request during booking at an additional cost of MYR246 per person per trip (inclusive of one day Sipadan permit) to be paid at the resort. This can only be confirmed 3 days before arrival.
Rental Price for extra equipments or service
Lost Equipment Charges:
Dining Time Table:
Breakfast : 7am – 9am
Lunch : 12pm – 2pm
Dinner : 7pm – 9pm
Standard Room Check In and Check Out Time:
Check in: 2pm
Check out: 9:30am
Flight Timing Guide
Transfer from Tawau Airport to Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
|Flight||ETD||ETA||Flight Number||From Airport||Arrive Jetty||Boat In||Arrive Island|
|BKI - TWU||0725||0815||MH 2121||0830||1000||1000||1100|
|Pickup from Tawau Hotel||--||--||--||0730||1000||1000||1100|
|Pickup from Semporna Hotel||--||--||--||0930-1000||1000||1000||1100|
|BKI - TWU||0900||0950||AK 6260||1045||1215||1230||1330|
|KUL – TWU||0700||0915||AK 5744||1045||1215||1230||1330|
|KUL – TWU||0725||1020||MH 2660||1045||1215||1230||1330|
|SDK – TWU||0855||0935||MH 3093||1045||1215||1230||1330|
|BKI – TWU||0900||1000||MH 3051||1045||1215||1230||1330|
Transfer out from Borneo Divers Mabul Resort to Tawau Airport
|Flight||ETD||ETA||Flight Number||Boat Out||Arrive Jetty||From Jetty||Arrive Airport|
|TWU – KUL||1420||1710||AK 5747||0900||1000||1015||1145|
|TWU – BKI||1440||1730||MH 2665||0900||1000||1015||1145|
|TWU – BKI||1710||1755||AK 6267||1330||1430||1445||1615|
|TWU – SDK||1710||1755||MH 3094||1330||1430||1445||1615|
|TWU – BKI||1825||1915||MH 2134||1330||1430||1445||1615|
|TWU – KUL||1855||2140||AK 5741||1330||1430||1445||1615|
* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.
Recommend to take domestic flight from Kota Kinabalu to Tawau.
As soon as you arrive Tawau, our representative will be at the airport to meet/transfer you to Semporna by bus/van (approx. 1.5-2 hours).
Leave Semporna for Borneo Divers Mabul Resort by boat.
Boat will take approximately 1 hour depending on the sea/weather condition that day.
Arrive to resort, free & leisure time.
For vacation package, provide 2 session boat snorkeling at 8:30am & 10:30am.
For diving package, provide 3 sessions boat diving at 8:30am, 10:30am & 2pm.
Transfer back to Semporna Jetty.
Min. Participant(s): 1 Persons To Go (child does not counted)
Tour location / Depart from: Tawau (Semporna) . To reach Tawau city, you have to take a domestic flight or bus express from Kota Kinabalu.
Recommend to book: 1 month(s) in advance
To book at least: 7 day(s) in advance
Cancellation & Refund Policy: Confirmation date to 30 days before arrival - 30% of the trip’s full price will be forfeited. 29 days to 15 days before arrival - 50% of the trip’s full price will be forfeited. 14 days to 01 day before arrival - 75% of the trip’s full price will be forfeited. NO SHOW of customer - 100% of the trip’s full price will be 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).