Lankayan Island Dive Resort - Lankayan Island, Sabah Borneo

Hotel Description


Sabah ~ Sandakan ~ Lankayan Island ~ an hour and a half boat transfer north of Sandakan

Room Type

23 Beach Chalets

Room Description

Visitors stay in bungalows, made out of local wooden materials to blend into the natural surroundings. Twin/triple sharing chalets are available with hot bath and fresh water from mainland. Power is available with 220 V or 110 V. All chalets offering direct access to the beach

Facilities & Activities

Dive shop, Restaurant, Deck Bar, TV room, small over the counter shop offers film, batteries and toiletries. Internet access is available at the resort's main building. It is open daily from 0800hrs to 2300hrs

OTHER ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE - Snorkelling/Swimming, Sea Sports - hire of Ocean Kayaks, Sail Boats & Wind Surf


Night diving, March to May - high chances of Whale Shark sightings during this time, wreck dive

Malaysians & Residents Dive Package Rates

Minimum requirement – at least Open Water recreational dive certificate or equivalent

Diver Package rate per person
Night Package Rate (inclusive GST)
2N from 2,155.00 50 from 2205.00

Rates Above Include 3.5% credit card charge and 6% GST

Non-Dive Package

Minimum requirement – at least Open Water recreational dive certificate or equivalent

Diver Package rate per person (RM)
Night Package Rate (inclusive GST) SIMCA* fee TOTAL (RM)
2N from 1,724.00 50 from 1,774.00

Rates Above Include 3.5% credit card charge and 6% GST

*Sugud Islands Marine Conservation Area:-

Non-Malaysians Rates

Dive Package Rates

Minimum requirement – at least Open Water recreational dive certificate or equivalent

Night Package Rate 6% GST SIMCA* fee TOTAL (RM)
2N from RM2,200.00 RM132.00 RM50.00 from RM2,382.00
Extension night rate

Rates Above Include 3.5% credit card charge and 6% GST

Dive Package Rates

Minimum requirement – at least Open Water recreational dive certificate or equivalent

Diver Package rate per person (RM)
Night Package Rate (inclusive GST) SIMCA* fee TOTAL (RM)
2N from 2,495.00 50 from 2,545.00

Rates Above Include 3.5% credit card charge and 6% GST

Non - Dive Package Rates

Minimum requirement – at least Open Water recreational dive certificate or equivalent

Diver Package rate per person (RM)
Night Package Rate (inclusive GST) SIMCA* fee TOTAL (RM)
2N from 1,996.00 50 from 2,046.00

Rates Above Include 3.5% credit card charge and 6% GST

Diver Package (D) Rate – for Certified Diver only (minimum requirement – at least PADI Open Water recreational dive certificate or equivalent)

Non-Diver Package (ND) Rate – for no diving activity and non-dive guest

* Sugud Islands Marine Conservation Area

This 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)

 ONE way boat transfer and return (SIC basis) – Sandakan Yacht Club Jetty to LANKAYAN Resort – 105 minutes.

 Accommodation at LANKAYAN Island Dive Resort

 Fresh Buffet 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

 Snorkel around the resort – from the shore or LANKAYAN Dive Centre

 3 guided boat dives daily for divers – except on arrival & departure day

 Unlimited house reef dive in front of LANKAYAN Dive Centre, this is an unguided

dive & must be accompanied by buddy (diver package only)

 Tank, weight and weight belt are provided (diver package only)

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

Please Note:

All prices quoted above are in Ringgit Malaysia (RM)

LANKAYAN has a standard room category and allocation of room is based on RUN OFHOUSE (ROH) basis. (choosing of room by number will not be entertained)

Combining Diver Package (D) and Non-Diver Package (ND) is not allowed (diver has to decide between Diver package (D) OR Non-Diver package (ND) throughout the stay)

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

Single/Solo traveler is subjected to Single Supplement Surcharge for OWN CHALET with NO SHARING option

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

 5% off from the package rate for sharing 3 adults in a chalet

 50% off from the Non-Dive Package (ND) rate for non-diver child from 2 to below 12 years of age

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

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

 No pregnant woman are allowed by boat to LANKAYAN Resort

 No dive allowed within 24 hours prior to departure flight time.

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

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


Rate per Day (RM)

Boat Schedules (Fixed Time – Once Daily only on SIC)

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


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

Flight Timing Guide


Book the earliest flight to arrive Sandakan. Latest by 09:00 am, for transfer to resort on same day (boat to LKY is at 10:00 am-once daily only). The earliest flight to look for is from Kota Kinabalu.


Book any flight from 11:00 am onward. Depart from LKY is at 07:00 am-once daily only.

We need the following information to block the room/confirm reservation.

Guest’s details: Full name, NRIC (for MALAYSIAN only) / Passport Number, Nationality,

Gender (M/F), Date of Birth, Diver (D) / Non-Diver (ND) package

Non-refundable deposit of RM 848 per pax required to block a room at LANKAYAN.

Full payment should be settled 30 days prior to arrival date.


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

1. Reservation/Deposit/Full payment

1.1. Reservation

Advance reservations by email are preferred (preferably 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 finalize the booking. Reservation will be automatically canceled if deposit is not received by the resort.

Please review and verify all booking invoice thoroughly and contact us immediately if the invoice appears to be incorrect or incomplete. The resort cannot accept responsibility if they are not notified of inaccuracies within 5 days after sending out the invoice. In the case of billing errors, the resort 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 to reserve space for you.

1.2.1. Dive and Non Dive package

RM 848/person


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. Please bring along your Travel Service Voucher

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 the resort. The resort 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 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

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.

7. Participation

For the benefit of everyone at the resorts, the resort 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. The resort will not refund or cover any cost or expenses incurred for termination of vacation arrangements due to unacceptable behavior.


a) Smoking is not allowed on transportation that is exclusively provided by the resort.

Smoking is restricted to certain areas at the resorts.

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. The resort 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. The resort 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. The resort strongly recommends a qualified and physically able companion must accompany travelers who need such assistance. All travelers 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.

If a booking cancellation is received by the resort 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, the following will apply minus any bank charges, credit card charges and any exchange rate losses, if incurred:

a) From 29-16 days before arrival in Sabah - 30% of the trip's full price forfeited

b) From 14 days to arrival date in Sabah - 50% of the trip's full price forfeited

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

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

The resort 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, resort will only refund the amount received for the reservation. The resort 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

The resort 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, resort 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.

12. Liability

The resort 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. The resort 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.

13. Insurance

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

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