Lankayan is a inhabited island located in North East of Borneo. To access to the island, you’ll leave from Sandakan Yacht Club, easy ro reach by plane from Kuala Lumpur or Kota Kinabalu. Sandakan is also the departure point for many land excursions to discover wealth of Borneo.
Lankayan is a small jewel of the sea of Sulu, it was declared protected marine sanctuary to adhere to the concept of eco tourism. Except for the resort, the island is uninhabited, covered with tropical vegetation and with paradisiac beaches.
Lankayan is a small jewel for macro life lovers. The profusion of hard and soft corals attracts a lots of microscopic species as Mimic Octopus, ghost pipe fish, leaf fish, mandarin fish…
Pelagic fauna is also found here: Yellow Tail Barracudas, sharks and from march until may, Lankayan is on the route of Whale Sharks for their migration from Philippines to Malaysia and Thailand.
Lots of Turtles are also seen at every dive. Two wrecks are home for many variety of tropical fishes and are a change to reef dive.
Only one diving resort is settled on the island and the perfect stay is 6D/5N.