Billabong Scuba - OUR LOCATION
:: GETTING HERE
All roads leads to Mabul! Billabong Scuba has a booking office located on the mainland in Semporna, Sabah. Just outside our booking office is the pier, where we will pick you up with the boat and take you out to Mabul Island (around 45 minutes).
:: FROM OUTSIDE SABAH
:: From Kuala Lumpur: there are three scheduled daily flights with Air Asia flying to Tawau at 7.20, 15.25 and 17.50. Air Asia is limited to 15kg of luggage, with own dive-equipment you might have to pay overweight (RM12 per kilo). So stuff as much in your hand luggage as possible!. Check out www.airasia.com for online bookings.
Another option from Kuala Lumpur: is to travel with Malaysia Airlines, flying from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu. They too have scheduled flights going out every day, and they allow you to bring 20kg of luggage. Check out www.malaysiaairlines.com for bookings.
:: From Singapore: you can fly from Johor Bahru airport to Tawau or Kota Kinabalu. Johor Bahru is just over the boarder into Malaysia, you can easily catch a bus or a taxi going there. Air Asia and Malaysia Airlines both has daily scheduled flights on this route.
:: FROM INSIDE SABAH
From Kota Kinabalu: you have two options. You can either take a bus directly to Semporna leaving daily at 7.30 am and pm (this takes 8 hours) or you can book a cheap flight on www.airasia.com or www.malaysiaairlines.com down to Tawau (which only takes 45minutes).
From Tawau airport or Tawau town: You can either jump in a taxi and go directly to Semporna, this will take you around one hour and cost you around 95RM, or you can take the minibus into Tawau (10RM around half an hour ride) and from Tawau take one of the many minibuses going directly to Semporna (10RM and a little over an hour).
From Sandakan: The buses that leave from Kota Kinabalu will swing by Sandakan daily and can all drop you in Semporna bus-station, only a few minutes from our booking office.
Greetings from Billabong Scuba