Lankayan Island - Lankayan Island Dive Resort


REGION: Sandakan / Lankayan Island
DURATION: From 3 Days 2 Nights
AVAILABILITY: Pre-Book Required
PICK UP POINT: Your Hotel in Sandakan City / Sandakan Airport
PICK UP TIME: Between 08:30 - 09:00hrs
DROP OFF POINT: Your Hotel in Sandakan City / Sandakan Airport
DROP OFF TIME: Between 09:00 - 09:30hrs
* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.

Sample itinerary

Day 1 - Sandakan PSR Jetty / Lankayan Island Dive Resort

  • Meet and transfer to Sandakan PSR Jetty. Journey takes approximately 30 minutes drive. Transfer to Lankayan Island by speedboat. Boat ride takes approximately 90 minutes
Meals : Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Lankayan Island Dive Resort

Day 2 - Lankayan Dive Center

  • Diver will have 3 boat fives daily and unlimited house reef dive in-front of Lankayan Dive Centre (not guided, please find own buddy to dive with). Strictly No fly policy within 24 hours after the last dive.
  • Non-Diver will be free at leisure for the whole stay. Other activities available: Swimming, Snorkeling & Ocean Kayaking.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Lankayan Island Dive Resort

Day 3 - Check Out

  • After breakfast, check-out from Lankayan and boat transfer to jetty followed by overland transfer to Sandakan Airport.
Meals : Breakfast

Take a short 40 minutes domestic flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan.
Meet at Sandakan Airport and transferred to Private Jetty at Sandakan PSR Jetty by van. Journey takes approximately 30 minutes drive. Transfer to Lankayan Island by speedboat. Boat ride takes approximately 90 minutes.

Flight Timing Guide

Arrival : 
Book the earliest flight to arrive Sandakan. Latest by 09:00 hrs, for transfer to resort on same day.
Boat into LANKAYAN is at 10:00 hrs - ONCE DAILY ONLY. The earliest flight to look for is from Kota Kinabalu.

Book any flight from 11:00 hrs onward. 
Depart from LANKAYAN is at 07:00 hrs ONCE DAILY ONLY.

  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.
  • All reservation MUST provide the following information: Name as per passport, Passport Number, NRIC (for MALAYSIAN ONLY), Nationality, Gender, Date of Birth, Medical & Flight details, and at least 1 Emergency contact information of friend or relative.
  • For Diver, the following additional INFORMATION required:-
    a) Diving Qualification & Level : 
    b) Number of logged dives (approx) : 
    c) Last logged dive (dd/mm/yy) :
  • Packages Includes: Land & boat transfer on the check-in and check-out day only. Additional fees will be charged for unscheduled transfers.
  • Package Excludes: Diving equipments & gears, beverages, laundry, room service, airfares and item not mentioned or specified in the packages
  • Extension Stay: Extension Night Stay is permitted subject to the accommodation availability
  • Full payment is required 30 days prior to commencement of services. If full payment is not received by the due date, your reservation will be cancelled and full deposit will be retained by the Resort. 
  • After commencement of service, no refund, in part or full, will be given for services included in the package which have not been utilized
  • Weather conditions: We cannot predict the weather conditions these days for scuba diving even for the best season
  • Infant, Pregnant Woman and Senior Citizens (above 80 years old) are not allowed by boat to Lankayan Resort.
  • Amazing Borneo and Lankayan Dive Resort will not be held liable for any delay, additional expenses of inconvenience which may be caused by directly or indirectly by events outside of the company control, such as late arrival of domestic or international flights, civil disturbances, fire, floods, unusually sever weather, act of God, act of Government, or the failure of any machinery or equipment and property whilst staying at the resort, of during participation of any activity. In the unlikely event that the dive trip is cancelled due to bad weather, rough and dangerous sea conditions, a natural disaster, an act of God, war, political unrest, a danger to passengers, or the boat, then the resort has the right to cancel or delay the departure. The resort withholds the rights to change the planned itinerary, leave for jetty early or change the schedule. 
  • Amazing Borneo and Lankayan Dive Resort will not be held responsible, or in any way liable, for property losses, personal losses, accidents, injury, or death for any reason whatsoever, wheter through any activities booked through us, or caused to you by third parties. All guest will be required to read and sign the company Standard Liability Form and other related forms at the resort upon arrival and check-in. 
  • We recommend that if you intend to go scuba diving, make sure you have an insurance policy that covers this activity. We strongly recommend that all guests take out adequate travel insurance covers accident, loss caused by cancellations, loss of luggage, personal property, medical expenses, medical evacuation and weather disruption / cancellations (including activity cancellations). Guests intending on participating in diving activities must ensure their insurance covers them for SCUBA related activities and has appropriate 'depth' coverage.
  • Please check you have the required travel documents before booking your dive trip. Ensure that your passport has at least 6 months validity from your time of entry into Malaysia.
  • Last but not least, tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.