4D3N Semporna Islands With Bohey Dulang Hike


REGION: Tawau / Semporna
DURATION: 4 Days 3 Nights
PICK UP POINT: Tawau Airport
PICK UP TIME: To Be Arranged
DROP OFF POINT: Tawau Airport
DROP OFF TIME: To Be Arranged
* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.

Tour highlights

  • Hike Bohey Dulang Island
  • Visit Multiple Semporna Islands: Sibuan, Mantabuan, Mataking & Timba Timba
  • Send a Postcard from Mataking's Underwater Post Office
  • Snorkel/Dive in the Crystal-Clear Waters of the Celebes Sea
  • Sightings of Sea Gypsies (Bajau Laut)
  • Snorkeling/Diving Equipment Included
  • Lunch Included

Sample itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive in Tawau Airport / Transfer to Semporna / Check In to Accommodation of Your Choice

  • Upon arrival at Tawau Airport, you will be transferred directly to Semporna. The journey takes approximately 1hr 40mins by car.  
  • Once reaching Semporna, you will proceed to your accommodation of choice where you may check-in and recharge.  
  • Explore Semporna town at your own leisure. You can experience the hustle and bustle of the town’s many street vendors, or meander down the floating Semporna Ocean Tourism Centre for local handicrafts, or even have a taste of Semporna’s freshest seafood along the way.      
Meals : Accommodation : Accommodation of Your Choice

Day 2 - Bohey Dulang Hike & Sibuan & Mantabuan Islands Explorer

  • Meet up at Semporna Jetty.
  • From the jetty, you will make your way to Bohey Dulang Island by speedboat. The journey takes roughly 30 mins. Upon arrival, you can begin your ascent up the 353m long hike to the peak of the volcanic crater, where gorgeous vistas of the neighbouring islands and lush turquoise water await you. 
  • Once completing the hike, it’s time to get back on the boat to your next stop at Mantabuan Island for your first snorkeling or diving session. Jump right into the clear blue waters where you may witness sightings of manta, devil and eagle rays as well as passing sea turtles.  
  • Continue to Sibuan Island, just next door, where you can relax and recharge on its sandy beach or enjoy a bit of snorkeling from the shoreline. Check with your guide about exploring the local Bajau Laut (‘Sea Gypsies’) village where you can find fishermen selling fresh coconut juice. 
    (Note: if you are booking dive packages, you will skip the hike in Bohey Dulang Island, proceed directly to Mantabuan Island for a visit or proceed directly to Sibuan Island for 2 diving sessions. Both diving sessions will be in Sibuan Island)
  • Enjoy a packed lunch with a view of the Celebes Sea before making your way back to mainland Semporna Jetty.
Meals : Lunch Accommodation : Accommodation of Your Choice

Day 3 - Mataking & Timba Timba Island Explorer

  • Meet up at Semporna Jetty.
  • Jump onboard the speedboat to your first stop Timba Timba Island, an approximate 40 mins journey.  
  • After suiting up and a quick briefing, you’re ready to begin your snorkel or dive session in Timba Timba's crystal-clear tropical waters where you may be lucky to see resting nurse sharks, barracudas and different types of eels.  
  • Next stop is Mataking Island where you can enjoy some of Sabah’s best marine life in the form of both large schooling fish and incredible macro life. Divers may even want to send a postcard from Malaysia’s first Underwater Post Office, in the island’s sunken shipwreck. 
  • Enjoy on a delicious packed lunch before making your way back to mainland Semporna Jetty.    
Meals : Lunch Accommodation : Accommodation of Your Choice

Day 4 - Transfer from Semporna to Tawau Airport / Depart from Tawau Airport

  • Proceed to check-out from your chosen accommodation in Semporna before transferring to Tawau Airport by car.  
  • Depart to your onward journey from Tawau Airport.  
Meals :

Meals 02 Lunches
Accommodation  03 Nights In Accommodation of Your Choice (Moonlight Inn Dormitory / Seafest Hotel Boutique Wing)

Meals as Stated, Return Airport transfers (Tawau Airport – Semporna), 03 Nights Accommodation in choice of accommodation, 05 Boat Snorkeling/Diving sessions, Bohey Dulang Hike, Jetty Fees, Conservation Fees, Towel, Snorkeling Guide, Snorkeling Equipment (Mask, Fins, Snorkel), Complimentary Use of Glass Boat

Exclusion Alcoholic Drinks, Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX),Personal Travel Insurance and Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Bathing Suit 
  • Quick Dry T-shirt 
  • Shorts 
  • Sun Hat/Cap 
  • Sunglasses 
  • Sandals/Flip Flops 
  • Sunblock Lotion 
  • Suitable Outfit for Snorkeling / Diving 
  • Dry Dag 
  • Extra Change of Clothing 
  • Personal Toiletries 
  • Insect Repellent 
  • Towel 
  • For Bohey Dulang Hike,
    • Please self-prepare hiking shoes. 
    • Kindly note that if due to heavy downpour, or any unforeseen circumstances which causing the trail closing, there will be no refund.
  • Boat journey to the Island(s) may not be suitable for individuals who have any of the following conditions but not limited to: heart or lung conditions, recent surgery, back or spinal surgery, back problems/injury/fracture, arthritis, osteoporosis or other similar spinal/pelvic diseases.   
  • Pregnant women are also not recommended as the boat ride may be bumpy depending on the sea condition. If you are having similar issues as above, kindly consult your physician before you enroll in this activity.  
  • Please do not bring valuables as there are no lockers on the islands.  
  • Be a responsible snorkeler / diver to protect our marine ecosystem.  
    • If we deem your diving / snorkeling skills or attitude may bring harm to the marine life or other guests, the crew has the right to stop you from participating in this activity.  
    • It is strictly prohibited to remove, pick up, step on, or destroy any marine life during the trip.  
    • Do not snorkel or dive separately from the group and follow the crew’s instructions. Failure to do so will result in the crew stopping you from participating in the activity and no refunds will be made. 
  • You will be responsible for obtaining your own visas to enter Sabah. 
  • Flights to and from Semporna will be at your own arrangement. Contact our Tour Consultants if you need assistance. 
  • You are strongly recommended to have your own personal travel insurance while traveling, to ensure a peace of mind. 
  • Your safety is our top priority. Should the weather or sea conditions render it unsafe to proceed for this tour, Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to change or cancel tour. 
  • If an accident(s) were to occur during the trip, all customers must return to the dive centre together. No refunds or change of date will be made. 
  • Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels so please do reconfirm with our staffs. Please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements. 
  • Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary. 
  • Amazing Borneo Tours will not be held responsible, or in any way liable, for property losses, personal losses, accidents, injury, or death for any reason whatsoever, whether through any activities booked through us, or caused to you by third parties. 
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated. 
  • Your belongings may get wet. You can bring along waterproof bags such as dry bags or plastic bags to keep your belongings nice and dry. 
  • Before going out for some fun in the sun, you may bring along some environmental-friendly SPF50 sunscreen and an umbrella to shield you from the sun.