This island possesses areas which are becoming to be one of the most famous diving spots off the east coast of Sabah, especially the underwater post office. Don't forget the neighbouring Small Mataking Island, take a walk about 15 minutes from the ONLY resort at morning and we guaranteed you will fill with surprise and memory!
Getting to Mataking Island
This paradise is accessible via Semporna Jetty. Marine life encounter and sightings are as common as it gets, while divers can expect a combination of slope and wall diving. And snorkeler? Jump into the crystal clear water!
Wildlife conservation is also a big thing here. Be vigilant you fellow divers. The island is open 365 days a year, we welcome all. Swim over now!
If to dive in Sipadan Island (daily limited permit) will need to avoid December, as announced by Sabah Parks the island will close for every December from year 2020 onwards with purpose of marine life recuperation.
Tun Sakaran Marine Park Conservation Fee
Tun Sakaran Marine Park formed by 8 islands and 2 reefs, also known as Semporna Islands Park. The islands are Bohey Dulang Island, Sibuan Island, Mantabuan Island, Bodgaya Island, Bum Bum Island, Sebangkat Island, Selakan Island & Tetagan Island. The 2 reefs are Kapikan Reef & Church Reef, both are "must visit" dive site for diver.
Jetty to be paid either upon arrival or collect before the trip at Semporna Jetty. Malaysian RM 2
Non-Malaysian RM 10
Mataking Island recommendation
Not only photography about the underwater post office, walking on scenic sandbank connecting both Mataking main and small Islands is a MUST, the romance from white sandbank!
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