Due to huge demand and interest from travellers and locals in visiting diving sites within the Semporna region, Semporna Jetty is a well-known gateway to many breath-taking islands within the area such as Mabul Island, the ever famous Sipadan Island, Kapalai Island, Mataking Island as well as Pom Pom Island. All these islands are famous for its diving and snorkelling activities as the sea water is crystal-clear and is occupied with various marine wildlife. Hence, Semporna Jetty provides an easy access of speedboat operators to get to the islands.
Popular routes from Semporna Jetty in Malaysia.
From Tawau, travellers can board a bus directly to Semporna Jetty. The bus ride takes about an hour and a half to reach the said jetty. Meanwhile from Kota Kinabalu, travellers can also board a bus or take a taxi to get to Semporna Jetty.
Travellers can rent a boat to get to different islands such as Bohey Dulang, Isbuan, Mantabuan on the Easybook website where the ticket price is including departure and return services to rent the whole boat which is limited to 2 – 5 pax per boat.
The only option to get to these islands are only through speedboats. Semporna Jetty provides various choice of speedboat operators in getting to the islands. The speedboats mainly depart from Semporna Jetty. The journey to the islands usually will depend on the tidal issue as well which sometimes can prolong a certain journey.
Travellers shall plan their journey ahead by checking out Easybook website to buy the speedboat tickets. It is easier and faster!
Taman Bandar Semporna, 91308 Semporna, Sabah