Semporna may be a small town by the coast but sleepy it is not, with its reputation as an international diving scene. You can reach Semporna by flying to Tawau airport, with many choose to stop by at Tawau before embarking heading for Semporna. Upon arrival, a hike up to the top of picturesque Bohey Dulang island and diving sessions at Sipadan and Mabul island islands should be ready to tick off your bucket list! But if you’re spending a night or four in Tawau, explore the town’s many hidden gems, from the ancient archaeological site at Bukit Tengkorak to hiking the trails of the Tawau Hills National Park.
[UPDATE] Due to the resurgence of COVID-19 cases across Sabah's East Coast area, Malaysian Government has imposed Targeted Enhanced MCO in 4 areas including Tawau, Semporna, Lahad Datu and Kunak. Therefore, tours, attractions and accommodation in these areas will be temporarily closed from 29 Sep - 12 Oct 2020.