About Bohey Dulang Island
Bohey Dulang is one of the beautiful islands situated within Semporna, Sabah. This island is well-known for its crystal-clear water and diving activities just like the rest of its neighbouring islands of Semporna Islands Park. Bohey Dulang Island was once nicknamed as the “Pearl Island” due to its scenic view. It is said that this island was formed by the remnants of an ancient volcano.
As the second largest island of Tun Sakaran Marine Park (TSMP) about 23 KM away from Semporna, Bohey Dulang acts as one of the drop-off points for travellers as well as locals visiting the island for snorkelling and diving activities, hiking, as well as bird-watching. Upon arriving, travellers are required to get a permit from the authorities in charge before entering the island in order to help maintain the island from pollution.
Popular Ferry Routes
Popular routes from Bohey Dulang Ferry Terminal in Malaysia
How to Get to Bohey Dulang Ferry Terminal
Bohey Dulang island is far from the mainland, Semporna. Thus, travellers can take a ferry from the mainland to get to the said island. There are a few destinations that travellers can choose to get to Bohey Dulang Island.
Travellers from Semporna can choose to ride a speedboat to get to Bohey Dulang. The speedboat ride takes about 35 minutes upon arrival. Travellers from nearby Mataking Island, Reef Dive Resort or Pom Pom Island can get on the speedboat ride that will take about 20 minutes which is by far the closest destination to get to Bohey Dulang. The furthest destination to get to said island will be from Mabul Island, whereby the journey takes about 1.5 hours to reach Bohey Dulang Island.
Popular Ferry Operators
Travelers can rent a boat to travel to different islands such as Bohey Dulang, Isbuan, Mantabuan on Easybook website where the ticket price include departure and return services in which the rent for the whole boat is limited to 2 – 5 pax per boat.
Bohey Dulang Island is not only famous for its crystal-clear water, this island also serves as a nursery for giant baby clams at the Giant Clams & Marine Invertebrate Hatchery. There is not a lot at the terminal, as Bohey Dulang acts a drop-off point for the researchers and travellers visiting to visit the hatchery while waiting for their ferry departure.
- Sheltered waiting area
- Giant Clams & Marine Invertebrate Hatchery
Bohey Dulang Island is one of the many famous islands in Tun Sakaran Marine Park, Sabah. This island might not be as famous as Sipadan Island, but it is undeniably an amazing island all the same. Bohey Dulang is a mountainous island because of an ancient volcano and is situated beside the Bodgaya Island. The only thing that separates these both islands is a narrow channel whereby during the low tide, travellers can just cross the narrow channel to get to Bodgaya Island. Book your tickets now at Easybook within minutes!
Bohey Dulang Island, Sabah