Thursday, March 3, 2011

Mabul Trip ~ Day 1


hi peepsss....
nak story pasal Mabul Trip last week....
sebelum daku jadi hilang ingatan adelah baiknye daku membelog...sebelum gamba2 nih hilang ntah kemane...at least nanti tua2 konfem daku tsengih2 bersame cik hubby melihat gamba2 kami bersuke ria di mase mude kekekekeke =P

i need to explain details bout the trip due to my lovely friends is really interested with the mabul island....
our flight to Tawau is 7.20am in the morning by Air Asia~ now everyone can fly =)

at Tawau Airport ~ muke bangun tido


we arriving Tawau at 10.30 am, it took bout 2 hour++ from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Tawau..
Then we were been pick up at the Airport by the taxi provided in our mabul island package~ we choosing the Scubajeff Mabul Island Package....i'll brief later k....

normally the charge if using the taxi service from Tawau Airport to Semporna is RM100 return per pax. but now there's more cheaper way to Semporna~ by using Coach Bus.. it was be implemented last month! and it only RM40 return per pax...so much cheaper! kindly refer picture below...the bus provider is 'Manis Express' ...
the journey from Tawau Airport to Semporna is about 1 hour drive.......



then we went to Sempona Jetty, our boatman already prepared the boat at the jetty...
the return boat from semporna to mabul island is included in the package...
the journey to mabul island took about 1 hour boat ride....



there's a lot of accommodations choices at the Mabul Island...it depends on your budget... I'll list down some of the accommodations for your references:

~Mabul luxury resorts


~ Mid Range resorts


~ Budget Range/ backpackers chalet


kindly refer here (www.mabul.com) , here and here for the more details regarding to the list of accomodations in Mabul Island...
For the budget accommodations, normally the package price is include the:

1) return taxi from Tawau Airport to Semporna
2) Return boat transfer from semporna jetty to mabul island
3) accommodations
4) full board meals (breakfast+lunch+tea time+dinner)
5) snorkeling packages, includes the snorkeling gear
6) visit to the Bajau laut village


above picture is the view of mabul island ~ location of the budget chalets and the local bajau laut houses...after having our lunch, then we went to our first reef snorkeling trip to Lobster wall and the Panglima wall....




this picture taken from the chalets...it was very crystal clear sea just in front of the chalets.. so we can snorkeling every time we like =)











really heart the crystal clear water....
if i can pause the time slowly.....
to be continued.....

related Entries:
Mabul Day 2
Mabul Day 3
Last day In Semporna


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