Lankayan Island Dive Resort

A jewel-like tiny island in the Sulu Sea, a 1.5 hour boat rides north of Sandakan; Lankayan has been declared part of an immense Marine Protected Area to adopt the eco-tourism concept. Unpopulated and covered by thick tropical island vegetation on its topside, this peaceful, untouched little bit of paradise is ringed by an endless pure white sandy beach, offering simply elegant and exquisite accommodation in all 23 wooden, roomy and perfectly appointed seafront chalets.

While the ideal destination for those who search for tranquility and relaxation in a virgin natural setting and for families with children, Lankayan Island is also becoming one of the hottest diving destinations on the map today: its dive sites - all just a few minutes away - boasting unbelievably colorful macro, fauna, fascinating wrecks and in season from March to May, regular sightings of gigantic and harmless whale sharks, the "dream date " of every diver in the world.

Situated within the Sea Turtle Corridor, Lankayan Island is also a nesting place and foraging ground for sea turtles; most commonly Green and Hawksbill Turtle. Therefore, guests will have a chance to see turtles nesting as well as new hatchlings of baby turtles released to the sea especially in season from June to September.

LANKAYAN Island Dive Resort (LANKAYAN)
Rates validity period : 1st April 2017 - 31st March 2018

Diver Package rate per person (For certified/qualified diver guest ONLY)

Minimum requirement at least PADI Open Water Certified Diver or equivalent.

Diver Package rate per person


Package Rate (CNY)

(inclusive GST)

SIMCA* fee (CNY)


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Extension night rate:- CNY 1,544.00  + CNY 40.00 (SIMCA  fee) = CNY 1,584.00 per person(pax) per night (inclusive GST)

Non-Diver Package Rate per person (for no diving activity and non-dive guest)

Non-Diver Package rate per person


Package Rate (CNY)

(inclusive GST)

SIMCA* fee (CNY)


(inclusive GST)





















Extension night rate:- CNY 1,235.00 + CNY 40.00 (SIMCA  fee) = CNY 1,275.00 per person(pax) per night (inclusive GST)

Package Booking:(020) 3877 2345

218 Sky Galleria, Citic Plaza
233 Tianhe North Road
Guangzhou, China, PC 510613
Tel: (020) 3877 2345
Fax: (020) 3891 1002
电话: (020) 3877 2345
传真: (020) 3891 1002
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 Package includes:

- Transfer from Hotel/Sandakan Airport(flight arrival before 09:00 am only) to Sandakan Yacht Club Jetty and return i.e. on Arrival and Departure Day ONLY. 

   (NOTE: any additional transfer is chargeable at RM 55.00/person per way subjected to 6% GST; minimum to order at least 2 people)

- Transfer by boat from Sandakan Yacht Club Jetty to LANKAYAN resort and return(SIC basis) - 105 minutes

- Accommodation at LANKAYAN Island Dive Resort

- Fresh Meals - breakfast/lunch/dinner throughout the stay

- Afternoon snacks - served at the restaurant daily

- Tea/Coffee, cold water and cordial - served throughout the day at the restaurant daily

- Snorkel around the resort - from the shore or LANKAYAN Dive Centre

- Guided tour to the Orang Utan Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre on last day-OPTIONAL (guest will pay own entrance fee at the gate) 


(includes in diver package only)

- 3 guided boat dives daily - except on arrival & departure day

- Tank, weight and weight belt are provided

- Unlimited house reef dive in front of LANKAYAN Dive Centre*

(*Unlimited dive and Night dives are unguided dive & must be accompanied by buddy)



(1) LANKAYAN has no other room category and allocation of room is based on RUN OF HOUSE (ROH) basis.

       (choosing of room by number will not be entertained)

(2) Combining Diver Package(D) and Non-Diver Package(ND) is not allowed

       (divers have to decide between Diver package (D) OR Non-Diver package (ND) throughout their stay)

(3) To purchase Diver Package (D), one must be a certified/licensed diver

(4) Single/Solo traveler is subjected to Single Supplement for OWN CHALET with NO SHARING option

       (Single Supplement rate : additional 30% from the above package rate)

(5) Group Travel Option - ONE (1) pax FREE for every NINE (9) paying pax

      (Subjected to same arrival and departure flight and time)

(6) 5% off from the package rate for sharing 3 adults in a chalet

(7) 50% off from the Non-Dive Package (ND) rate for non-diver child from 2 to below 12 yrs

(8) Infant (24 months and below) and elderly (80 and above) not allowed by boat to LANKAYAN

(9) Junior Diver (Child Diver) rate is based on Diver Package (D) rate

(10) No pregnant woman are allowed by boat to LANKAYAN Resort

(11) No dive allowed within 24 hours prior to departure flight time.

(12) Snorkel by boat available at RM 53.00 per person inclusive GST (Order and pay on site, minimum order at least 2 persons)

(13) Diver guest are encourage to bring along their own equipment otherwise opt for rental from LANKAYAN Dive Centre.

Equipment rental rate:



6% GST (CNY)


BC Jacket








Mask & Snorkel




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Dive Computer





Boat Schedules (Fixed Time)

Sandakan Yacht Club Jetty to LANKAYAN Island - 10:00 am

LANKAYAN Island to Sandakan Yacht Club Jetty - 07:00 am

Boat Transfer Services in a week

( w.e.f on 1st April 2017)
Boat Transfer to LANKAYAN : Once on  Mon , Wed & Fri only
Boat Transfer out from LANKAYAN : Once on  Mon, Wed & Fri only

Please take note that during peak season, the month of July 2017, August 2017 & Sept 2017 only,  the boat transfer to and from LANKAYAN Island will be on daily basis.

Depart from Sandakan Yacht Club jetty at 1000 am daily
Depart from Lankayan Island at 0700 am daily

Check-In/Check-Out Time

Check-In Time into Chalet -13:00 pm
Check-Out Time from Chalet - 06.00 am

Meals and Timing
Breakfast   07:00 am to 10:30 am
Lunch          12:30 pm to 14:00 pm
Dinner         19:00 pm to 20:30 pm

Note: Strictly no outside Food & Drinks allowed into the Resort

Please ensure to read and understand the Terms & Conditions below before proceeding with reservation and booking.

1.  Reservation/Deposit/Full payment

1.1. Reservation

Reservation should be made through Pulau Sipadan Resort & Tours Sdn Bhd (PSRT) and appointed travel agents' office. Advance reservations by email are preferred ( at least sixty (60) days in advance )

Booking Request Standard Deadline (cooling-off period)

Upon inquiry, subjected to room availability, room(s)/space(s) will be held for 3 days only. Should there be NO RECONFIRMATION within the given period, the temporary held room(s)/space(s) will be released by our booking system automatically without further notification to you.

Once booking has been reconfirmed, a non-refundable deposit will be required to block the room(s)/space(s) until 30 days to arrival date where full payment should be made to finalized the booking. Reservation will be automatically canceled if deposit is not received by PSRT.

Please review and verify all booking invoice thoroughly and contact your Travel Agent or PSRT immediately if the invoice appears to be incorrect or incomplete. PSRT cannot accept responsibility if we are not notified of inaccuracies within 5 days after sending out the invoice. In the case of billing errors, PSRT reserves the right to re-invoice you with the correct pricing.

1.2. Deposit (Non-refundable deposit)

A non-refundable deposit per person and/or per room per night is required for PSRT to reserve space for you.

1.2.1. Sepilok Nature Resort (Accommodation only)

RM 53/room per night. (inclusive GST)

1.2.2.Dive and Non Dive package

RM 742/person (inclusive GST)

1.2.3.Sepilok Nature Resort (SNR) and other Tour packages (Ready or Customize Package)

30% of the Package Value.

PSRT accepts credit cards (Visa or MasterCard preferred) and American Express


Non-refundable deposits are required at time of booking to hold or to confirm space for you. Deposit payment indicates you have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions. When a booking is made, space is held and other bookings are turned away. Please bring along your Travel Service Voucher (if any) provided by your Travel Agent or PSRT.

1.3. Full Payment (Final Payment)

Full/final payment is due 30 days prior to commencement of services. If final/full payment is not received by the due date, your reservation will be cancelled and your full deposit will be retained by PSRT. PSRT is not responsible for cancelled of reservations in the event final balance is not received by the final payment date.

2.Bookings within thirty (30) days.

For reservations made within the final payment date of your vacation (in most cases, within 30 days of departure and subjected to availability of accommodation), FULL PAYMENT is required at time of booking.

3.Minimum requirement, Accompanying Children and Infants.

3.1.Minimum requirement : 2 persons ( pax ) at least

Single traveler - subjected to single supplement surcharge of additional 30% to the package price

3.2.Accompanying Children

Travelers below 12 years old on the departure date must be accompanied by an adult throughout the vacation and are requested to share an adult's accommodation. To receive the young traveler's discount, the traveler must qualify at commencement of services.

Pricing Guide:

3 Adults in a chalet - 5% discount each on the package price

1 Adult + 1 Child in a chalet   (Based on 2 Adults Rate)

Junior Diver is under diver package

Adult age applies from 12 yrs old onward

Child (2 to 12 yrs old) - 50% of Non-Dive package

3.3.Infant (applicable to KAPALAI only)

Infant (below 24 months) - 10% of Non-Dive package

4.Package Prices.

Package prices are in Ringgit MALAYSIA and exclude airfare, snorkel or dive gear hire, beverages, laundry, room service and others not specified or mentioned in the tour itinerary or in brochures. Package price is per person, based on double occupancy (two people sharing a room). Single room supplement and triple reductions or pricing guides are mentioned in CLAUSE 3. above. Prices are subjected to change without prior notice.

5.Divers Certification and Equipment

Only certified divers may participate in scuba diving activities, unless they are enrolled in a scuba training program and under the direct supervision of their certified Instructor. Guests need to produce their certification card prior to diving. Failure to produce certification card / credentials may result in the guest being denied permission to scuba dive until they can prove their certification level. Certified divers minimum requirement is PADI Open Water-recreational dive certificate or equivalent.

All scuba divers must accept full and complete responsible for themselves, their actions and their equipment. Divers may use their own gear, or to rent and use our dive equipment. (Please refer to our dive equipment rental rate)

6.Extension stay request.

One may apply for extension of stay while at the resort but subjected to accommodation availability.


For the benefit of everyone at the resorts, PSRT reserves the right to accept or reject any vacation participant and to remove any participant whose conduct is deemed incompatible with the interests of the other participants. PSRT will not refund or cover any cost or expenses incurred for termination of vacation arrangements due to unacceptable behavior.


  1. a) Smoking is not allowed on transportation that is exclusively provided by PSRT. Smoking is restricted to certain areas at the resorts.
  2. b) Strictly no outside Food & Drinks allowed into the Resort

8.Travelers Who Need Special Assistance On Tours and/or Cruises
You must advise any disability requiring special attention at the time the reservation is made. PSRT will do their best to accommodate the special needs request, but is not responsible in the event it is unable to do so nor responsible for any denial of services by, hotels, restaurants, or other independent suppliers. PSRT cannot provide individual assistance to a vacation participant for walking, dining, getting on and off motor coaches, passenger boat and other vehicles, or other personal needs. PSRT strongly recommends a qualified and physically able companion must accompany travelers who need such assistance. All travelers with PSRT are subjected to the Participation CLAUSE 7. above. 

9.Transfer Arrangement & Fees.

Package prices are inclusive of land & boat transfer on the check-in and checkout day only. Additional fee will be charged for unscheduled transfers included in the package.

10.Cancellation Charges/Refund.

Please notify us via email of the intention to cancel any booking at the earliest instance available. Any request for refunds is subjected to these Terms & Conditions.

After commencement of service no refund in part or full, will be made (in cash equivalent or vacation price reduction) for unused services/activity for voluntary modifications made by the traveler. Where a guest fails to complete a dive, dive course or fails to participate in pre-booked or packaged activities for any reason (including ill health) or free choice, they will still be charged for the package. For example, if a guest books a package which includes 5 days of diving and on the third day they abort their first dive because they couldn't equalize. When that guest checks out, they will still be charged for the package and advised to make a claim on their travel insurance.

If a booking cancellation is received by PSRT prior to the final payment date of your vacation, the non-refundable deposit payments will be retained.

In the event of cancellation after full payment, an administrative fee of RM 160.00, bank charges, credit card charges and any exchange rate losses must be added to the following cancellation policies.

a) From 29 days to 15 days  - 30% of the trip's full price forfeited

b) From 14 days to 8 days - 50% of the trip's full price forfeited

c) From 7 days to arrival day - 75% of the trip's full price forfeited

d) "No show" by customer - 100% of the trip's full price forfeited

PSRT reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any vacation departure for any reason, including insufficient demand or force majeure. If a vacation is cancelled prior to departure, PSRT will only refund the amount received for the reservation. PSRT will try to rebook the same vacation with a different departure date, or a similar vacation but there is no guarantee of availability of offering

11.Unforeseen Circumstances

PSRT will not be held liable for any delay, additional expense or inconvenience which may be caused directly or indirectly by events outside of the company control, such as late arrival of domestic or international flights, civil disturbance, fire, floods, unusually severe weather, act of God, act of Government, or the failure of any machinery or equipment. Additionally, PSRT will not accept any responsibility for any injury, guest loss of or damage to personal equipment and property whilst staying at the resort, or during participation in any activity. In the unlikely event that the dive trip is cancelled due to bad weather, rough and dangerous sea conditions, a natural disaster, an act of God, war, political unrest, a danger to passengers, or the boat, then the resort has the right to cancel or delay the departure. The resort withholds the right to change the planned itinerary, leave for jetty early or change the schedule. 


PSRT cannot be held responsible, or in any way liable, for property losses, personal losses, accidents, injury, or death for any reason whatsoever, whether through any activities booked through us, or caused to you by third parties connected, or not connected to us. PSRT will not be liable, for any additional expenses incurred by customers, for any reasons whatsoever. If a complaint is received about the package, for any reason, the company will agree to investigate and may act upon the complaint dependent upon our findings. All guests/customers will be required to read and sign the company Standard Liability Form and other related forms at the resort upon arrival or check-in. Refusal by a guest to sign such documents will prevent the resort from providing such activities.


We recommend that if you intend to go scuba diving, make sure you have an insurance policy that covers this activity.  We strongly recommend that all guests take out adequate travel insurance covers accident, loss caused by cancellations, loss of luggage, personal property, medical expenses, medical evacuation and weather disruption / cancellations (including activity cancellations). Guests intending on participating in diving activities must ensure their insurance covers them for SCUBA related activities and has appropriate 'depth ' coverage.

14.Travel Documentation

Please check you have the required travel documents before booking your dive trip. Make sure your passport has at least 6 months to run from your time of entry into Malaysia.