Mataking Island

Mataking Island

If you have been dreaming to spend a wonderful holiday on an exotic private island, diving, swimming in the warm ocean water or just laying and enjoying the beautiful view around, pack your bags and come to the Mataking Island.

This little piece of heaven is a private property, but tourists are welcomed with opened arms and invited to feel right at home, which is an easy thing to do, since the conditions offered by the existing accommodations are nothing short of excellent. The elegantly decorated rooms provide all the comfort you need, and they are all orientated in such a way that the view is absolutely fantastic.

There is no time to get bored on the island, because you can find plenty of activities to engage in. For starters, you can explore the beautiful surroundings. In fact, the Mataking Island is the connection of two smaller formations, Big Mataking and Small Mataking, through a sandbar. If you climb the King’s Watchtower, the panoramic view is truly breathtaking, and all the effort pays off in the end.

If you like diving, there are a plenty of spots to perform snorkeling, scuba diving and even open water diving. Also, you can rent all the equipment you need and be assisted in your expeditions by a professional trainer from the diving center on the island.

To get here, you need to take a boat from Semporna, on the island of Borneo. The ride takes 40 minutes, and boats are plying the route several times a day, taking tourists to and from the island.

Other popular holiday destinations located nearby are Mabul Island and Sipadan Island in the north. They are all are integrated in a renowned tourist circuit, popular among people who love water sports, especially diving.

Whatever your favorite sports and activities are, the beauty and charm of the surroundings invite you to come and enjoy a truly relaxing vacation on Mataking Island!


Diving in Sipadan informationPrices stated are in Malaysian Ringgit (approx 3 to 1USD) and are per person based on a TWIN/TRIPLE sharing basis. Malaysian citizens rates are available upon request, please notify us during the inquiry process. Prices are for divers, non-diver, PADI diving courses, equipment rental and group booking rates are available upon request.
PackageDeluxe RoomPremier RoomChalet RoomVilla Room
3 Days / 2 NightsMYR 2,470.00MYR 2,635.00MYR 2,800.00MYR 3,245.00
4 Days / 3 NightsMYR 2,905.00MYR 3,150.00MYR 3,400.00MYR 4,060.00
5 Days / 4 NightsMYR 3,545.00MYR 3,870.00MYR 4,200.00MYR 5,085.00

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Borneo Facts

  • Currency: Malaysian Ringgit approx 1USD to 3MYR, Indonesian Rupiah approx 1USD to 10IDR and Brunei dollar approx 1USD to 1.2BND
  • Language: Bahasa and Chinese, although in most parts English is widely spoken
  • Size: Borneo is the 3rd largest island in the world after Greenland and New Guinea
  • Location: The island is divided among three countries: Brunei (1%), Indonesia (73%) and Malaysia (26%).
  • Rainforest: Borneo's rainforest is the oldest in the world at 130 million years.

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