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Tour itinerary

Trip steps

If you wish to customize the trip length, or departure date please contact your trip advisor or leave a comment in your request.

Détail du voyage :

Arrival on the Semporna Archipelago Day 1 - Tawau / Mabul
Arrival on the Semporna Archipelago

Day 1 - Tawau / Mabul Arrival on the Semporna Archipelago

  • Arrival at Tawau.
  • Departure by boat from the town of Semporna.
  • To preserve the beauty and fabulous biodiversity of Sidapan , travelers are advised to stay on the neighboring islands. We have chosen you to stay on the nearest island, the charming Mabul.
  • Located in the heart of the Celebes Islands, Sipadan is the only oceanic island in Malaysia.
  • Immortalised in France by one of the reports of Captain Cousteau.
  • Lunch and dinner included.
  • Night at Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
Exploring the seabed Day 2 – Semporna Archipelago

Day 2 – Semporna Archipelago Exploring the seabed

  • Breakfast.
  • These beautiful white sand islands, which are divided into two geographic regions – north and south – boast exceptional seabeds.Located in the south, like Mabul and Kapalai, Sipadan Island is clearly the jewel of the archipelago.
  • It is one of the richest marine habitats in the world: this ecosystem is home to over 3,000 kinds of fish and hundreds of different species of coral.
  • Your package deal includes two days of diving, with three dives a day. A wonderful treat to enjoy these exceptional seabeds.
  • Lunch and dinner included.
  • Spend the night in the Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
Under the sea Day 3 – Semporna Archipelago

Day 3 – Semporna Archipelago Under the sea

  • Breakfast.
  • The walls of multicoloured coral go all the way down to 2,000 meters (6,562 feet) below the sea level. Reef sharks, manta rays, octopuses, barracudas – all the ocean wildlife is there to welcome you. For your viewing pleasure!
  • There are many turtles in Sipadan, and you can see dozens of them in a single dive.
  • Barracuda Point, Turtle Cavern, Sipadan Walls… Dive in some of the most beautiful spots in Sipadan!
  • Lunch and dinner included.
  • Spend the night in the Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
Departure Day 4 - Mabul / Tawau

Day 4 - Mabul / Tawau Departure

  • Breakfast
  • Departure and return to Semporna then to Tawau.
  • If you wish to extend your stay, do not hesitate to ask our experts.

Tour's activities

Our selection of activities

We invite you to take full advantage of your experiences with Marco Vasco by selecting among our additional guided tours. Don’t hesitate to talk to one of our specialists for more information or if you would prefer a Spanish-speaking guide!

Activités Incluses

Diving and exploring the seabed

Diving and exploring the seabed

Diving and exploring the seabed

Malaysia is home to an exceptional seabed, which is why is it one of the most beautiful diving locations in the world! Colourful fish, millions of corals – give in to the call of this whole new world!

Tour's hotels

Our selection of hotels

Voici les hébergements que nous vous proposons pour votre circuit. Ils sont communiqués à titre indicatif et pourront être remplacés par des hôtels de catégorie similaire.

Hôtels Inclus

Borneo Divers Resort - Mabul

Hotel Semporna Archipelago

Borneo Divers Resort - Mabul

Borneo Divers Mabul Resort is built along a beautiful white sandy built and consists of 30 air-conditioned chalets.

Hôtels Suggérés

Sipadan Mabul Resort - Mabul

Hotel Semporna Archipelago

Sipadan Mabul Resort - Mabul

Sipadan Mabul Resort is nestled among the palm trees and offers lovely wooden chalets with air conditioning. They are built on an expanse of white sand.

Mabul Water Bungalow - Mabul

Hotel Semporna Archipelago

Mabul Water Bungalow - Mabul

Mabul Water Bungalows is a luxury floating resort situated next to sister resort SMART on the south-eastern side of Mabul Island and overlooking Sipadan Island.

Good to know

  • Hotels and Meals

    If a hotel mentioned in the program is not available, a hotel in a similar category will be booked.
    All the meals during the trip are included in the programme, unless the detailed itinerary mentions otherwise.
    In our programmes, the hotels offered are usually comfortable 3 or 4 star hotels. If you would like hotels in a higher or lower category, please don’t hesitate to consult one of our specialised advisers. During this itinerary, you will spend several nights in the jungle, in a longhouse, the traditional houses of the inhabitants of Borneo. The accommodation may be basic, but it is very authentic. You won’t have private toilets or bathrooms.
    Good to Know:In the peak season (Christmas holidays, July and August, from January to March), hotels quickly become fully booked. Don’t hesitate to reserve well in advance to avoid any availability issues.

  • Prices

    The prices displayed on our website are based on two people in the off season.
    This is the starting price, which can change depending on flight and accommodation availability and when you want to take your trip.
    Indeed, in the peak season, airlines and hotels don’t hesitate to apply higher rates than in the off season, due to high demand.
    Planetveo/MalaysiaVeo carefully calculate their prices in order to guarantee the best price in terms of the quality/price ratio.
    Our advice: the earlier you book, the more chance you have of getting interesting deals, especially when it comes to plane tickets – keep that in mind!

  • Additional Information

    • Procedures and Visas

      You don’t need a visa to go to Malaysia or Singapore.

    • Vaccinations and Health

      No vaccinations are required for travellers coming from Europe. However, it is recommended you make sure the following vaccinations are up-to-date: tetanus, polio, diphtheria, hepatitis B. You do not need preventative treatment against malaria.
      Health: Never drink tap water, as it is not safe to drink. Also avoid ice cubes, which are made with tap water. Always buy mineral water.

    • Meeting People

      During this trip, you will meet the Iban and other tribes of Borneo and share their lives, in their longhouses. Please be respectful and ask for their permission before taking pictures of them. We encourage you to taste the products they offer you, as this will create a positive atmosphere for your stay. In any case, please try to be as polite as possible towards your hosts, even if your cultures are very different!

    • Hiking and Sporting Activities

      Borneo is home to a lush, virgin flora. During this itinerary, you will spend time in the jungle. Please remember to dress appropriately and bring the necessary equipment. Always make sure you have snacks on you, as you will occasionally be far from everything and will not have the opportunity to buy food. Also remember to bring a bottle of water with you, as the heat can be overpowering.
      Finally, you will have many opportunities to swim: don’t forget to bring your swimsuit and a towel!

  • Bespoke travel packages

    Planetveo/MalaysiaVeo is specialised in bespoke travel packages
    Your trip will therefore be private: you will not be mixed in with a group of strangers. You will have your own car and your own guide (unless mentioned otherwise).
    The itineraries offered on our website are merely suggestions that can easily be changed or extended.
    Don’t hesitate to talk to our specialised advisers: they will adapt the trip to suit you and will create a bespoke programme for you!
    We also offer different kinds of extensions in the Extension section.
    Don’t hesitate to browse through the different tabs of the site to get an idea of the different possibilities we can offer you!
    Finally, if you want to change the accommodation to a higher or lower category, everything is possible! All you need to do is leave a note on the quotation form.

Tour Price

The price include

  • Accommodation in the standard hotels mentioned in the programme (or hotels in a similar category)
  • Full board
  • 6 diving excursions
  • Transfers
  • Diving equipped, lent by your hotel
  • Entrance to the parks mentioned in the programme

The price doesn't include

  • International and domestic flights
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Personal purchases
  • Insurance (please ask us)
  • Entrance to the parks mentioned in the programme

* price per person "from", double base in standard room