Mataking island - The reef dive resort

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3 Days - 2 Nights
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What To Expect

The Reef Dive Resort at Mataking island is an exclusive romantic & diving destination in the Celebes sea, located just 40 minutes boat ride from Semporna, East Coast of Sabah in Malaysia. It is a promised island with majestic treasures, natural warmth and friendship for holiday makers, spa lovers, honeymooners and divers alike. Whether it is a retreat for yourself or exciting undersea exploration, you will find Mataking the perfect choice with various sea animals and fish living in these areas and unique and charming species of shrimps


We will pick you up at Tawau airport and transfer to Semporna Jetty by van. Journey takes approximately 1 hour drive. Transfer to Mataking island by speedboat. Boat ride takes approximately 40 minutes. Then you will spend 3 days to explore and enjoy your holiday with great natural beauty here.


  • Diving tour
  • Garden view deluxe at resort
  • Great ecosystem.


  • Duration: 3D2N.
  • Departure point: Tawau airport
  • Returning point: Tawau airport


  • Return land/boat transfer between: Tawau airport – Semporna jetty – Mataking island – Semporna jetty – Tawau airport
  • Twin sharing accommodation
  • Full board meals, free flow of coffee/tea, light snacks
  • 3 boat combinations dives per day with dive master
  • Unlimited shore buddy dives without guides
  • Tanks with air and weight belt.
  • Semporna jetty fee of 2 USD


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Please Note

  • Min: 02 PAX
  • Your room is at class of garden view deluxe. If you would like to upgrade to king chalet or Semi detached beach chalet or Beach chalet/villa, please contact us for more details.
  • This tour is for non-divers. Visitors who are divers and need to change to this level. Please contact us.
  • Guests are recommended to follow flights that can be connected to the daily regular boat schedule to minimize the waiting time at the airport
  • Peak period surcharge of 10%
  • Private/unscheduled land and boat transfer service can be arranged at 293 USD for a return way
  • Advance arrival exception: The package is inclusive of Tawau airport pick up but this airport pick up service to guests is only provided to guests who arrive on the same day or one day earlier of their check in day at Mataking island.
  • Boat schedule (fixed time)

+ Semporna jetty to Mataking Island: 09.30 am/ 12.00 pm/ 04.30 pm

+ Mataking island to Semporna jetty: 11.00 am / 02.00 pm

  • About the diving:

+ 3 boat dive combinations per day at Mataking, Mataking Kecil, and the neighboring islands with provision of diving weights, weight belt, tanks and dive guide. (unused portion of the dives is not refundable and not transferable)

+ Unlimited house reef diving at Mataking.

+ Boat dive Schedule: First boat dive 08.30 am/ Second boat dive 11.00 am/ Third boat dive 03.00 pm.

+ Morning shore dive begins at 06.00 am (require to exit the water by 07.00 am) and Sunset shore dive begins at 05.00 pm.

+ Night dives are shore dives from the Dive centre platform and to be conducted from 07.00 pm to 09.00 pm. Divers who wish to night dive must show proof of minimum certification of Advance Open Water in the forms of certification cards and/or log books documenting such dives.

  • Things to note:

+ Dive packages are subjected to the diving schedules and regulations as set by the dive centre.

+ Equipment rental is NOT included in any of our Resorter / Diver Packages.

+ Rental of One Full set of Dive Equipment is USD 21 per day and one set Snorkeling Equipment is USD 7 per day. Limited sets and subject to availability. It is advisable to reserve in advance.

+ Normal Resorter packages CANNOT be converted to Dive package once the guest has arrived at our resort. Resorter with certified dive license who wish to go diving at Mataking Island will be charged at USD 24 per dive per diver regardless of boat or beach dives - NOT including dive equipment rental.

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