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Getting to Port in Tawau

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Getting to Port in Tawau

Wondering how much it would cost approximately to get to port in Tawau from the airport. Also, is there a street address? We need to get to Wharf 5 to board a ship. Thanks!

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1. Re: Getting to Port in Tawau

Hi,

Tawau Port is located near Tawau Town, taxi fare should be about RM120 per car per way.

Its located at Jalan Dunlop.

Nickie

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2. Re: Getting to Port in Tawau

Thanks, Nickie!!!!

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3. Re: Getting to Port in Tawau

Boarding to Nunukan or Tarakan?

Good experience ,Bon voyage

cheer

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4. Re: Getting to Port in Tawau

I am boarding a passenger ship for Kalimantan.

Thanks for your good wishes, we are very excited!

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5. Re: Getting to Port in Tawau

The ship will be packed to the brink.

Take good care of personnel belonging.

Get all your visa prior to coming to the port to save valuable time.

Plenty of touts around.

Suggest to pay in Indonesian Rupiah to save exchange rate and cheaper too.

(payment in Malaysian currency will be more expensive for the ticket.

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6. Re: Getting to Port in Tawau

Thanks for your concern, leopang. No worries, everything has been taken care of.

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7. Re: Getting to Port in Tawau

Oh! another question .... how long approximately would it take for the taxi trip from the airport to port? From what I can tell it would be around 1/2 an hour?

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8. Re: Getting to Port in Tawau

Hi Lady,

My apology,correction: taxi fare from Tawau Airport - Tawau Town is about RM35 per taxi per way. 33km a way,takes about 30mins drive.

RM120 is from Semporna-Tawau Town.

Nickie

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9. Re: Getting to Port in Tawau

Thanks, Nickie!

I was wondering as I read on the Tawau airport site that the drive to town is about 1/2 an hour.

Your assistance has been invaluable as there was nothing online for me. Again, thanks so much.

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10. Re: Getting to Port in Tawau

Hi,

you are welcome! if anything else we could help, please ask.

Nickie

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