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Island trips

Hello,

I am not a diver but would love to visit Mabul, and Bohey Dulang to climb the peak for the view.

Is it possible to arrive in Semporna and book a place on a boat the same day?

Thanks

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1. Re: Island trips

Yes.goto the jetty and inquire .

or goto this link

http://www.sabahbooking.com/tour-100

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2. Re: Island trips

If possible if you arrive in the early morning, all trips to the islands normally departs from Semporna around 8.30

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3. Re: Island trips

If I turn up at the jetty early morning who do I contact? Is there a tour office to book or do you enquire with the boat operator.

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4. Re: Island trips

You can ask to one dive center in Semporna. Scuba Junkie and Sipadan Scuba are both reliable

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5. Re: Island trips

Do they take solo travellers on there boats? The agents are saying minimum of 4 or 6 people when I have enquired. I need to make sure that I can get a boat trip before I book flight and hotel to Semporna.

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6. Re: Island trips

Yes, no problem for that. The boats are mixed, snorkeling and diving trips usually share the same boat.

There are daily trips to Sibuan, Mataking, Sipadan, Kapalai and Mabul

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7. Re: Island trips

Great. Do they actually go the island and drop people off because I don't dive or snorkel but just want to photograph around the island. I'm very interested in visiting Bohey Dulang, do you know how often boats go there. Also how many days in Semporna do you think I need to visit the best islands. Thanks

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8. Re: Island trips

The boat service also do chartering to whomever want to opt out for group island tour but you have to pay charter rate and all cater for you only .Probably in this case you can do multiple islands visit for your photo session.

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9. Re: Island trips

You need a permit from Sabah Parks, issued before you get to Tun Sakaran in order to go to Bohey Dulang. It's not hard though.

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10. Re: Island trips

I would like hike in Bohey Dulang and snorkeling in Sibuan island Sep 10. But we only have 2 person, any budget boat can we join?

Thank you.