With its sparkling white sand, mesmerizing blue waters and top-class resort, Mataking Island is the ideal getaway for both the avid diver and non-diver. Divers can gear up and explore the Eel Garden, Coral Garden, Nudibranch Garden, Turtle Playground, Lobsters Lair and Hump Head Point.
Non-diving activities include a luxurious pampering experience at Jamu Spa, batik painting, kayaking, canoeing and jungle-trekking to name a few. A must-do during your time in Mataking is to take a leisurely walk to Pulau Mataking Kecil which is a 20-minute walk from the main island.
Upon arrival in Tawau, you will be met at the airport and driven for about 1.5 hours to Semporna jetty. Proceed by speedboat to the resort (45 minutes/1 hrs).
Upon arrival on the island check in at the resort and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at the Mataking Island Reef Dive Resort
LUNCH | DINNER
Day at leisure
3 boat dive combinations per day at Mataking, Mataking Kecil, and the neighboring islands mentioned above with provision of diving weights, weight belt, tanks and dive guide.
Boat dive Schedule: First boat dive 0830am / Second boat dive 1100am / Third boat dive 1500pm
Morning shore dive begins at 0600am (require to exit the water by 0700am) and Sunset shore dive begins at 1700pm.
Unlimited shore buddy dives at Mataking house reef without dive guide.
Night dives are shore dives from the Dive Centre platform and to be conducted from 1900 hrs to 2100 hrs.
Mataking Island Reef Dive Resort
BREAKFAST | LUNCH | DINNER
After breakfast return to Semporna and transfer to Tawau aiport