Mantabuan Island / Boheydulang Island

 

Description

  • Mantabuan Island is a volcanically formed and mostly submerged island that is paradise for divers who want to see magnificent coral and with unsurpassed visibility. It is also one of the best islands in the area for manta rays, and devil rays can often be found in the blue as well. The Black Coral Garden, this rare and precious coral can be found in just 22 meter of waters. In addition to the black coral, pristine soft coral and large table coral can be found throughout the entirety of the island. Huge coral boulders in the shallow provide shelter to a large number of marine lives, including myriad nudibranches, painted lobster, blue-spotted ribbon rays, and thousand upon thousand of reef fish. Dive sites further to the north and west of the island on the other hand are great to look for turtles, barracudas and a wide variety of smaller critters.
  • Boheydulang Island – The Gaya Island Group consists of 3 steep islands separated by narrow, shallow channels that form the left overs of a long extinct volcano with the rest of the crater being submerged as a shallow reef. The island group used to be home of a Japanese pearl farm and left overs are still visible on one of the islands and at several spots underwater. The shallow rim to the south has some excellent coral growth which, according to well known marine biologist Dr. Natalie Wood, easily outnumbers the species found at the Great Barrier Reef. There is a very large number of small but rare fish that can be found here at depths ranging from 1m to 20m. Larger fish like eagle rays and trevally can be found at the northern side of the island group in the channel towards Mantabuan.

Time

  • 0800hrs – 1600hrs

Tour Fare

  •  Snorkeling RM 180.00 (A); RM 150 .00 (C) 

Meals

  • Packed lunch
  • Drinking water

Includes

  • Return boat transfer
  •  Snorkeling equipment(03 Snorkels) / Diving equipment (03 Dives)
  • Dive master
  • Boat passenger transit insurance

Excludes

  • Government Tourist Jetty Fee: RM10.60(International);RM2.12(Malaysian)
  • Any items not mentioned

Things To Bring

  • Sun block, Swimwear, Sandal, Extra cloth for change, Towel, Pocket money

 

Remarks:

  • Price Quoted include 6% GST charges(Goods and Services Tax) which implement in 1st April 2015
  • Every person entering an island of Semporna is required to pay a RM 10.60 (International) / RM 2.12 (Malaysian) for Semporna Government jetty fee/ permit.
  • Price quoted in Malaysian Ringgit, valid until 31 December 2017.
  • All Tour Packages are based on SIC basis, driver cum guide OR occasionally with driver and guide individually. Minimum 02 paxs to go.
  • Non-refundable or postpone for any unused tour or cancel after confirmation.
  • We reserve the right to CANCEL/ALTER the tour under circumstances such as the weather condition which may affect the safety of guests.
  • For safety reason, pregnant women are not recommended to joined above package
  • No dive allowed within 24 hours to departure flight time.
  • Divers Details: Diving qualification and level, number of logged dives(approximately), and last logged dive
  • For security reason, guests must submit full passport details such as: Name (as per passport), Passport Number, Gender, Date of Birth and Nationality upon booking.
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