Mabul and Kapalai Islands - Snorkeling Day Trip

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Activity Duration

7 Hours

Nearest City

Tawau City

Destination

Semporna

Suitable For

adult / child

Overview

Mabul and Kapalai are Sabah's two famous islands located in Semporna, Tawau. Mabul island has been a fishing village since 1970 and became a popular site to divers due to its close proximity to Sipadan island.

Kapalai, on the other hand, is a world-class diving destination filled with beautiful coral reefs covering the ocean bed and colorful fishes decorating the seas which can also be appreciated through snorkeling. Slip onto the sea and discover numerous unique aquatic organisms like orang-utan crabs, sider crabs and sea turtles. Lastly, meet the nomadic sea gypsies, also known as Bajau Laut, throughout your snorkeling adventure.


Tour Highlights

  • Experience the amazing Islands of Mabul and Kapalai
  • Snorkel in one of the World's best dive site
  • Meet the Sea Gypsies, Bajau Laut

General Itinerary

DAY 1
Semporna Jetty / Kapalai Island / Mabul Island

    • Arrive at Semporna Office for registration

  • Gear up for an hour boat ride to Kapalai Island.

  • Enjoy the first snorkelling session in Kapalai House Reef

  • Continue to Mabul Island for the second Snorkeling session.

  • Lunch will be served on board

  • Last snorkeling session on Mabul Island

  • Return to Sipadan Mangrove Jetty

Inclusions

Pick-Up & Drop-Off Service
Return Boat Transfer (Scheduled)
Food & Drink
Lunch, Light Refreshments, Drinking Water
Guide
English-Speaking Guide
Fees & Charges
Entrance Fee, Jetty Fee(s), Permits & Conservation Fees
Activities
Boat Ride
Others
All Snorkeling Equipment Rental

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What to Wear

  • Bathing suit / Swimwear
  • Quick Dry T-shirt
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals / Flip flops

What to Bring

  • Sun protection (sunblock / cap)
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes
  • First Aid Kit
  • Waterproof Camera
  • Drinking water
  • Personal toiletries

Additional Information

  • Your belongings may get wet so do bring along waterproof bags to keep your belongings nice and dry!
  • Before going out to have some fun under the sun, do bring along a SPF50+ sunscreen / sunblock and an umbrella to protect your skin from sunburns.
  • During low tide, chances of entering Mabul Island will be slightly low therefore guest may not be able to visit the island
  • Though it is never expected, tipping is always appreciated.

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