Mabul Island, Semporna
Mabul is a little island off the south-eastern shoreline of Sabah in Malaysia. The island has been an angling town since the 1970s. At that point in the 1990s, it first got to be prevalent to divers because of its closeness to Sipadan island.
Mabul island is administered by Semporna, Tawau district.
Located 15 km from Sipadan, this 20-hectare piece of land surfaces 2–3 meters above sea level, consists mostly flat grounds and aerial view is oval-shaped. Surrounding it are sandy beaches, perched on the northwest corner of a larger two square kilometre reef.
Mabul is moreover prominent for its staggering display of full-scale life, making it a submerged picture taker’s dream zone to get a segment of the rarest natural species on film. Flamboyant cuttlefish, spike-fin gobies, blue-ringed octopus, moray eels, and frogfish are just a rate of the awesome critters you will encounter underneath the waters of Mabul.
Whether you’re arranging a laid back family occasion, sentimental venture or dive trip, you’ll discover a lot of activities and things to do in Pulau Mabul suitable for all age of groups.
If you come to the island for a vacation and not to dive, you can choose to stay at the resort that can provide you other activities such as swimming in a swimming pool with a sunken bar or you can enjoy the beauty of Mabul in a jacuzzi. A conventional massage is an unquestionable requirement on the off chance that you truly need to unwind, accessible at all the resorts (exception for Seaventures), or you can enjoy a full Spa treatment which available in Mabul Water Lodges.
Those that need to be more dynamic can investigate the island on mountain bicycle or oar around it in a kayak, both for rent at the Sipadan Mabul Resort. There is additionally the alternative of a session of beach volleyball.
**Note that every resort provides a different kind of leisure activities to attract their tourist 🙂
How to get here?
From Kota Kinabalu, take a 55-minute flight to Tawau and enjoy the view of palm oil plantation during an hour drive to Semporna. From here, Mabul is an additional 45 minutes by speedboat. Make sure to pre-arrangement transportation with your tour agent/dive operator.