Pom Pom Island is a beautiful place in the state of Sabah,

which is in Malaysia, on the island of Borneo.

Pom Pom Island has white sandy beaches, clear water, and many colorful fish.

Going to Pom Pom Island is like an exciting adventure.

In this article, we will share with you about how to get toPom Pom Island,

and share some useful tips for your trip.

Where is Pom Pom Island?

Sipadan Island is a small island that looks like a mushroom in the ocean.

It’s so tiny that you can walk around it in just 20 minutes.

People call it “God’s Aquarium” because there are 12 great places to go diving near the island.

When you dive there, you’ll see amazing things you couldn’t even imagine.

Sipadan Island is very close to Mabul Island and Kapalai Island.

Many tourists stay on these two islands because it only takes a short 15-minute boat ride to get to Sipadan Island.


Kuala Lumpur Airport-Tawau Airport-Semporna Jetty-Pom Pom Island

Buy air tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Tawau Airport.

Upon arrival, take the transportation arranged by the resort,

or arrange a taxi, Grab yourself arrives at Semporna Jetty.

Arrive at Semporna Jetty,

then take a boat to Pom Pom Island.

This is the easiest way to reach Pom Pom Island.

Of course, it also applies to other islands near Semporna Jetty.

Depart Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur has the most flights.

So it is very convenient.

If you want to view other regions or countries,

you can refer to this <Semporna Traffic Information Link>

All journeys and times will be provided.


Always remember to reserve more time to prevent unpredictable things happen,

missed sailing schedules or flight time.

Sipadan Island Jetty Address

Taman Bandar Semporna,

91308 Semporna, Sabah

Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/8wLmUP6CNf9YX4vL7

From Semporna Jetty To Sipadan

It takes about 60 minutes to get to Sipadan Island by speedboat.

Upon arrival,

you need to show a permit to enter Sipadan.

The permit must be processed in advance.

Boat Schedule

Depart from Semporna Jetty, usually,

only one boat enters the island in the morning.

Return to Semporna Jetty at approximately 4.30 PM.

Sipadan Island Permit

Sipadan needs to apply for a permit to enter the island.

No entry without permission.

Sipadan Island is only open to divers,

from 6 am to 4 pm.

According to the latest information,

176 permits are allowed per day.

In peak season, more than 100 permits are not enough.

How to increase the chance of applying for a permit,

please refer to <Sipadan Permit Guide Link>