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3D2N MATAKING ISLAND - THE REEF DIVE RESORT

TOUR CODE: TWU02

  • 3D2N  MATAKING ISLAND - THE REEF DIVE RESORT

About the Resort
The Reef Dive Resort at Mataking Island is an exclusive romantic & diving destination in the Celebes Sea, located just 40 minutes boat ride from Semporna, East Coast of Sabah in Malaysia. It is a promised island with majestic treasures, natural warmth and friendship for holiday makers, spa lovers, honeymooners and divers alike. Whether it is a retreat for yourself or exciting undersea exploration, you'll find Mataking the perfect choice.
The resort is caressed by the tropical sea breeze. The executive chalets and deluxe rooms designed in traditional architecture offering simply elegant and exquisite accommodation for up to 70 guests in a serene and cozy environment. Enjoy Malaysian and international cuisine with an enticing spread of fresh local sea food or relish the weekend barbecued favorites at the sea facing restaurant.

About the Diving

There are various sea animals and fishes living in these areas which include schools of Barracuda, Trevally, Spanish Mackerel, Ribbon Eel, Giant Clams, varieties of Goby, Eagle Ray, Giant Frogfish, Mandarin Fishes, unique and charming species of Shrimps, most photogenic and rare pygmy seahorses, spiders and much more.

How to Get Here

Take a short 45 minutes domestic flight from Kota Kinabalu to Tawau. Meet at Tawau Airport and transferred to Semporna Jetty (Harbor) by van. Journey takes approximately 1 hour drive. Transfer to Mataking Island by speedboat. Boat ride takes approximately 40 minutes.

Boat Schedule (Fixed Departure Time)

Semporna jetty to Mataking Island : 09:30hrs; 12:00hrs & 16:30hrs
Mataking Island to Semporna Jetty : 11:00hrs & 14:00hrs

Rates

MALAYSIAN ONLY

3 DAYS 2 NIGHT DIVER PACKAGE
For Certified Diver Only
NON DIVER PACKAGE
No Diving activity
GARDEN VIEW DELUXE MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
KING CHALET MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
BEACH CHALET MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
VILLA MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
4 DAYS 3 NIGHT
GARDEN VIEW DELUXE MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
KING CHALET MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
BEACH CHALET MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
VILLA MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK

INTERNATIONAL

3 DAYS 2 NIGHT DIVER PACKAGE
For Certified Diver Only
NON DIVER PACKAGE
No Diving activity
GARDEN VIEW DELUXE MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
KING CHALET MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
BEACH CHALET MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
VILLA MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
4 DAYS 3 NIGHT
GARDEN VIEW DELUXE MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
KING CHALET MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
BEACH CHALET MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK
VILLA MYR TBABOOK MYR TBABOOK

Rates are based on per person basis & Mininum 2 person

* All rates above valid till 31 December 2017 (tour commencement date).

Excludes Semporna Jetty Fee of MYR 2/- (Malaysian) or MYR 10/- (International) per person payable to The Municipal Council of Semporna. (Newly implemented in 2012)

* Peak Period Surcharge
A peak period surcharge of 10% is applicable for ALL MARKETS (both dates inclusive):
01 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2014 (Summer Holidays)
28 Apr 2014 - 06 May 2014 (Golden Week)

  • Resorter (Non-Diver) Package Includes:
  • Meet & greet at Tawau Airport service
  • Return Land/Boat Transfer between: Tawau Airport -- Semporna Jetty – Mataking Island – Semporna Jetty -- Tawau Airport.
  • Twin-sharing accommodation with private sun-deck/balcony, attached bathroom, hot shower and comfort of air-conditioning. Complimentary use of Jacuzzi.
  • Full board meals, free flow of coffee/tea and light snacks
  • Diver Package Includes:
  • Meet & greet at Tawau Airport service
  • Return Land/Boat Transfer between: Tawau Airport -- Semporna Jetty – Mataking Island – Semporna Jetty -- Tawau Airport.
  • Twin-sharing accommodation with private sun-deck/balcony, attached bathroom, hot shower and comfort of air-conditioning. Complimentary use of Jacuzzi.
  • Full board meals. free flow of coffee/tea and light snacks.
  • 3 boat combinations dives per day with dive master at Mataking / Pandanan / Bohayan / Kelapuan / Timbatimba / Pom Pom with experienced guide provided.
  • Unlimited shore buddy dives without guides.
  • Use of tanks with air, weights and weight belt.
  • ABOUT THE DIVING
  • 3 boat dive combinations per day at Mataking, Mataking Kecil, and the neighboring islands with provision of diving weights, weight belt, tanks and dive guide. (Unused portion of the dives is not refundable and not transferable).
  • Unlimited house reef diving at Mataking.
  • Boat dive Schedule: First boat dive 08:30/ Second boat dive 11:00/ Third boat dive 15:00.
  • Morning shore dive begins at 06:00 (require to exit the water by 07:00) and Sunset shore dive begins at 17:00.
  • Night dives are shore dives from the Dive centre platform and to be conducted from 19:00 to 21:00. Divers who wish to night dive must show proof of minimum certification of Advance Open Water in the forms of certification cards and/or log books documenting such dives.
  • THINGS TO NOTE FOR DIVERS & RESORTERS:
  • Dive packages are subjected to the diving schedules and regulations as set by the dive centre.
  • Equipment rental is NOT included in any of our Resorter / Diver Packages.
  • Please note: Rental of One Full set of Dive Equipment is MYR 85 per day and one set Snorkeling Equipment is MYR 30 per day. Limited sets and subject to availability. It is advisable to reserve in advance.
  • Normal Resorter packages CANNOT be converted to Dive package once the guest has arrived at our resort. Resorter with certified dive license who wish to go diving at Mataking Island will be charged at MYR 100 per dive per diver regardless of boat or beach dives - NOT including dive equipment rental.
  • SIPADAN TRIP
  • The price stated below is for guests who wish to go to the renowned Sipadan Island for a day trip of diving or snorkeling. Boat departs from Mataking Island.
  • Sipadan Day Trip ( Permit + Return Boat Fee )

    GROUP SIZE PER BOAT RATE PER PERSON
    1 PAX MYR 1100
    2 PAX MYR 450
    3 PAX MYR 330
    4 PAX MYR 270
    5 PAX MYR 235
    6 PAX & Above MYR 200
  • TERMS & CONDITIONS:
  • This price is subject to change
  • The fee will be paid at the resort upon your arrival at the resort.
  • When making Sipadan trip bookings, advance booking is required in order to secure the resort's daily allocated permit of 7 permits per day only (preferably 1 month before arrival).
  • There is NO Guarantee that we can obtain permits due to limited spaces especially if it is a last minute request.
  • The resort determines the right to decide the date for the Sipadan trip during the duration stay of the guests.
  • Once the Sipadan trip is confirmed, all guests will need to pay for the above fee unless the resort has other replacement for your permit and boat space or under special circumstances.
  • Sipadan trips are subjected to weather conditions and boat / dive guide availability. The company values guest safety as paramount.
  • In the event of bad weather and the trip has to be cancelled or if the guest cancels on personal reasons, permit paid of MYR 40 per person is NOT refundable or transferable to a later date.
  • The world renown divers' paradise is located about 80 minutes speed boat ride from Mataking.
  • One boat can accommodate up to a maximum of 7 divers with 2 boat dives at Sipadan Island.
  • SPECIAL OFFER:
  • For a group booking of 6 divers & above with a minimum stay of 5D/4N on the same arrival & departure time is entitled for a special offer of a FREE day diving trip to -
  • Sipadan Island (subject to the approval of Sipadan permit by Sabah Parks authorities, excluding entry permit of MYR 40 per diver per day entry) Or,
  • Mabul Island Or,
  • Kapalai Island Or,
  • Si Amil Island.
  • ~ The Company reserves the final decision and right to determine the destination / number of boat dives for this special offer.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE:
  • Due to the restricted Sipadan entry permit quota set by Sabah Parks, guests are required to summit Full Names with Nationality, Gender, Passport Numbers and contact address for us to proceed with the permits application at least 14 days in advance prior to arrival in order to allow sufficient time to process and obtain the permit approval. Failure to do this can result in Guest being denied entry to Sipadan Island.
  • NOTE: FLYING AFTER DIVING
  • It is recommended that divers are to wait a minimum of 18 hours and sometimes up to 24 hours before they fly. However, the Reef Dive Resort believes that this differ from different individuals, agencies and even dive computer / dive tables. If divers choose to dive less than 18 hours (recommended hours) before they fly, they will be required to sign a separate Liability/Release Form for this matter. However, this is still subjects to the approval of the Dive Centre management.
  • MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE RESORT
  • The resort has a total of 37 rooms consisting of Villa, Chalet and Premier Deluxe. Deluxe/Premier Deluxe rooms are individual rooms linked/joined together in a traditional long house type (+ 430 to 490sq.ft) while Chalet rooms are single bungalows raised on its own stilts providing more privacy with high pointed ceilings (+ 685 to 705 sq.ft). The luxurious Villas are our latest addition of individual beach houses overlooking the magical sea.
  • Check-in time to Chalet - 14:00hrs
    Check-out time from Chalet - 11:00hrs
  • ROOMS
  • Garden View Deluxe (West)
  • Situated on the western side of the isle, these handcrafted lodges are the perfect choice for those guests who appreciate traditional Malaysian charm. Your own private sundeck allows you to have a wonderful place to seek he shelter from the direct Malay sunshine, most of which are still in line of site of the western facing lagoon. Bedrooms here are designed for your individual comfort and little place of solitude with cool tiled flooring and traditional accoutrements. Each Deluxe comes with air-conditioning that allows you to sit in comfort of your very own satellite television, and whilst there, why not take advantage of your own mini bar?
  • Garden View Deluxe (East)
  • These quiet and peaceful lodges are set on the eastern face of the island, giving you a set-back view of the Filipino side of the resort. Positioned purposely to the east, these lodges offer a great early morning catchment of sun until well into the afternoon. Each lodge is designed in identical style to the Premier lodges offering a great element of privacy to read, relax and take-in the Mataking atmosphere. If you want a good mix of both garden and sea, this accommodation is perfect as you are never any further than a stone's throw from a beach! You will always feel at home in a Premier Deluxe Lodges.
  • King Chalets
  • The word "Mataking" literally translated means, "The Eye of Kings", and if you are staying in one of these limited edition chalets then you will know exactly what we mean. Rising up from the beach front of the lagoon, the balcony of your chalet gives you a front row seat as the sun settles over the nearby islands in the evening, turning the entire lagoon to a bright orange colour. Each King Chalet naturally has a bedroom which is simply oversized and luxurious. The large queen bed overlooking your private balcony with satellite television and mini bar will allow you to relax to the max! Each bathroom comes with a private bathtub overlooking the lagoon and a large walk-in shower. Exclusive to Mataking you will simply feel like royalty as a resident in a Mataking King!
  • Luxury island Villa Beach Villas
  • These are the newest addition to the Mataking family and the absolute ultimate in premier accommodation in Malaysia. Painstakingly built by hand, the alang-alang grass roofing of these grand villas allows a unique and natural coolness to the room during the day whilst at night, keeps the warmth of the room in. The polished marble flooring of the bedroom area retains an element of grandeur, whilst the individual stone wash basins and hand crafted outside shower demonstrate an element of home-grown luxury. A private Jacuzzi with jungle backdrop at the rear and a quaint little gazebo at the front add the finishing touches to this unique piece of local craftwork.
  • ROOM AMENITIES
  • Twin / King Sized Beds
  • Corner sofa settees + Vanity table & chair + wooden wardrobe
  • Bed head Decoration (Available for Villa & Premier Deluxe Room Only)
  • Bed Cushion + Bed Runner + Mesh Slipper (Available for Villa & Chalet Room Only)
  • Remote controlled air-conditioner + Ceiling Fan
  • Coffee / Tea making facilities
  • Mini Bar / Astro (Satellite TV)
  • Private shower bathroom with hot/cold showers
  • Provision of toiletries (shampoo + soap only)
  • Dental Kit + Cotton Bud + Comb + Shower Cap
  • Room Towels / Hair Dryer
  • Private Sundeck with garden chair (Garden View)
  • Sea View Bathroom Private Bathtub (Available for Chalet Room Only)
  • In-room safe (Available for Villa & Chalet Room Only)
  • Quilt Cover + Mosquito Netting (Available for Chalet Double Room Only)
  • Daily Housekeeping + Wake Up Call
  • Electricity / Power Point (220-240 volts)
  • Daily Housekeeping + Wake Up Call
  • Complimentary 500ml Drinking Water per guest (arrival day only)
  • In-House Intercom System (To reception / IDD calls connection)
  • FACILITIES
  • 5 Beach Villas
  • Executive King Chalets
  • 24 Premier deluxe rooms
  • Jamu Spa & Jacuzzi
  • 20m King's Watchtower
  • Simply 'Enak' Restaurant
  • Coral Bar
  • Gekko Lounge Bar
  • Crown's Conference Hall
  • Nemo Business Centre
  • Mailing Service
  • Wireless Broadband & Internet Connection (minimal charges, available at restaurant & reception only)
  • Island Shop
  • Island Sound Studio
  • Island Underwater Imaging
  • Exotic Garden
  • PADI 5 Star Dive Centre & Sea Sports Centre
  • Beach Volley Ball & Beach Soccer
  • Activity Desk
  • Safekeeping Service
  • Telephone & Fax
  • Satellite TV
  • First Aid & Emergency Kit
  • DIVE CENTRE PRICE LIST (Ringgit Malaysia RM)
    (Subject to change without prior notice)

    EXPERIENCE PROGRAMS (INCL. EQUIPMENT)
    Discover Snorkeling (Including equipment rental) MYR 130 Per Student
    Bubble maker (Including equipment rental) (8-10 yrs old) MYR 200 Per Student
    Discover Scuba Diving (Including equipment rental) MYR 300 Per Student
    Additional Discover Scuba Diving (Including equipment rental) MYR 250 Per Student
    DIVE COURSES (INCL. EQUIPMENT, MANUAL & CERTIFICATION)
    Scuba Diver MYR 895 Per Student
    Open Water Diver MYR 1450 Per Student
    Referral MYR 700 Per Student
    Adventure Diver MYR 895 Per Student
    Advanced Open Water MYR 1400 Per Student
    1 Adventure Dive (no manual/certification) MYR 200 Per Student
    Emergency First Responder (non diving course) MYR 400 Per Student
    Rescue Diver (excl. equipment) MYR 1845 Per Student
    Divemaster On Request
    SPECIALTY COURSES (INCL. MANUAL & CERTIFICATION, EXCL. EQUIPMENT)
    DPV Diver (incl. DPV for 2 dives) MYR 730 Per Student
    Enrich Air Diver (incl. 2 Nitrox dives) MYR 850 Per Student
    Other 2 dives specialty courses (PPB, DUP, Drift, …) MYR 650 Per Student
    3 dives specialty course (night) MYR 850 Per Student
    4 dives specialty course (wreck, deep) MYR 1050 Per Student
    DIVING
    Scuba Review (excl. equipment) MYR 200 Per Student
    Boat/Beach Dive for certified Resorter (excl. equipment) MYR 100 Per Dive
    Guide fee for Early Morning, Sunset/Night Dive, min. 2 pax MYR 50 Per Pax
    Private Instructor (subject to availability) 1 day/3 dives MYR 300 Extra
    Private Divemaster (subject to availability) 1 day/3 dives MYR 250 Extra
    Enriched Air diving supplement (buy 9 get 1 free) MYR 30 Per Dive
    Snorkeling with divers (subject to availability) – no guide MYR 60 Per Pax
    Discover Reef Check (incl. certificate + training kits) MYR 650 Per Pax
    Reef Check Eco-diver (incl. certificate + training kits) MYR 1,250 Per Pax
    WATERSPORTS
    Ocean Kayak (single) MYR 30 Per Hour
    Ocean Kayak (double) MYR 40 Per Hour
    Fun Tube (single) MYR 100 Per 15'
    Fun Tube 2 pax MYR 120 Per 15'
    Fun Tube 3 pax MYR 180 Per 15'
    RENTAL EQUIPMENT (Charges Per Day)
    Snorkel Set A (Including Mask, Snorkel, Fins) MYR 25 Per Set
    Snorkel Set B (Including Mask, Snorkel, Booties & Fins ONLY) MYR 30 Per Set
    Diving Set (Including BCD, Regulator , Mask, Fins, Booties, Wetsuit) MYR 85 Per Set
    Mask MYR 10 Per Set
    Snorkel MYR 8 Per Set
    Fins MYR 10 Per Set
    Booties MYR 8 Per Set
    BCD MYR 25 Per Set
    Regulator MYR 25 Per Set
    Wetsuit MYR 25 Per Set
    Torch MYR 25 Per Set
    Dive Computer MYR 30 Per Set
    DPV Rental (for certified DPV Diver or Course) MYR 40 Per Set
  • ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE - RESORTERS ( NON Diver ) PROGRAMME (Ringgit Malaysia ( RM )
  • DAY TIME
  • Sports Centre
  • Climb up the watch tower for day & night scene lookout (sunset & sunrise)
  • Stroll across the white sand bar at low tide to Mataking Kecil
  • Peacock Sanctuary Visit / Fish Feeding.
  • Friendly Matches (Beach Volleyball / Soccer).
  • Children playground
  • Fishing Trip ( RM 750 Per Pax onwards).
  • Bird Watching ( RM 20 Per Pax / Min 2 pax, max 6 pax)
  • Kelapuan Island Fishing Village Trip ( RM 150 to RM 350 Per Person).
  • Sipadan / Mabul Excursion ( RM 1,200/trip, Sipadan Permit RM 40/pax)
  • Si Amil Excursion ( RM 480 per trip, Maximum 6 divers).
  • Island Hopping / Snorkeling Safaris ( RM 300 onwards).
  • Hiking trip to Pulai Bohey Dulang ( RM 800/boat – min RM 150/pax)
  • Local Island Trip to Pulau Omadal ( RM 800/boat – min RM 80/pax)
  • Speedboat Tour of Mataking region ( RM 500/boat – max 10 pax)
  • Marine Bio Adventure ( RM 500/boat-max 10 pax)
  • Discover Scuba ( RM 300 per pax)
  • Doubtful to take the first breath underwater, then try this and experience the fun and excitement of blowing bubbles underwater & explore the majestic underwater paradise.
  • Ocean Kayaking / ( RM 30 – RM 40 per hour).
  • Fun tube ( RM 100/15 min/1 pax, RM 120/15min/2pax, RM 180/15min/3pax )
  • Relaxation
  • Exotic Spa Retreat Packages ( RM 90 – RM 700)
  • Pamper & revitalizes yourself with our extensive range of traditional massage, body & beauty treatment.
  • Beachfront Jacuzzi (Complimentary).
  • Enjoy the enchanting beauty of sea / ocean / sunset view while you soak & relax inside our Jacuzzi with your loved ones.
  • Gekko Bar
  • Karaoke / TV usage is provided for all in-house guests with the condition that they buy drinks from Gekko bar.
  • Satelite TV
  • Pool table – RM 10/game
  • Shisha ( RM 45/flavor)
  • Arts
  • Handicraft Lessons (bracelets, etc).
  • Learn the crafts of making ketupat / lemang kukus beras.
  • Coconuts Story - How to open coconut/ coconut juice tasting / usage of coconut.
  • Batik & T-shirt Painting
  • Cooking Lessons ( RM 50/pax, min 6 – 8 pax).
  • Learn how to prepare tasty / traditional local dishes with our friendly resort chef or staffs, Dessert (Kuih Dadar, Kuih Lapis…Etc) / Dish (Mataking Nasi Goreng, Chicken Curry Special, Cucur Udang…Etc).
  • Any Other special menu request, please refer to our friendly staffs on island.
  • Dance Lessons.
  • Traditional Dances: Sumazau, Igal-igal, Bamboo Dance, Mengkalang Dance…Etc.
  • Other dances: Ocho ocho, Line Dancing…..Etc.
  • Guests who had learnt any one of the above dances can perform for the special arranged night cultural show with the staffs.
  • EVENING TIME
  • Night Beach Walking @ 10 per person (Minimum 2 person).|
  • Entertainment Singing / Dancing / Disco Programme @ Cultural Staffs performance.
  • Upon Special Request with a minimum group of 10
  • Sunset Cruise @ 60 per person - Upon Special Request with a minimum group of 10.
  • Bon Fire BBQ (100/pax, min 8 pax)
  • Special Food kinds request and pricing to be discussed and order at least 1 week in advance.
  • Upon Special Request with a minimum group of 10. Subject to extra charges.
  • Private Dining (Special candle light dinner arrangement) @ 300 per couple
  • Three days advance booking is required which include selected set menu with special singers' and staffs' service.
  • Please make prior arrangements for all the above activities with Resort Office / Island Activities Coordinator.
  • Subject to guide availability / time / weather conditions and season.
  • Information is correct at the time of printing and subject to change without prior notice. Guests are therefore advised to check with our island staffs on the latest updated information and arrangement.
  • Turtle Night Laid Eggs
  • Tanks: About 120 , Aluminium tanks / Capacity: 12 Litres .
  • DIN Adaptors: Number Available Currently: 9 / (Lost Adaptor = RM 25 each).
  • Diving Organization: PADI
  • Camera: Please Refer to Treasure Images for rental.
  • Dive computer: No
  • Nitrox Tank: Yes / Available at RM 35 per tank. (Special Buy 9 tanks and Free 1 tank)
  • Kids Diving: Kids equipment is available with the pony sassy tank.
  • Safety Equipment: Oxygen
  • Others: Nil
  • TERMS & CONDITIONS
  • All reservation MUST provide the following information: Name as per passport, Passport Number, Nationality, Gender & Flight details
  • Failure to provide flight details 7 days before arrival may incur fines by the resort due to last minute arrangement.
  • Package Excludes: Diving equipments & gears, alcoholic drinks, laundry, room service, airfares and item not mentioned or specified in the packages
  • After commencement of service, no refund, in part or full, will be given for services included in the package which have not been utilized
  • Weather conditions: We cannot predict the weather conditions these days for scuba diving even for the best season
  • All types of activities being offered by the company on the island especially dive activities are subjects to bad sea, weather conditions / poor visibility and also divers' own physical abilities (eg. Injuries, intoxification, hangover, etc). Therefore, the dive centre reserves the final decision and rights to either proceed or abort any activities / dives for any safety reasons.