Pulau Labuan Travel Guide

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  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
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Pulau Labuan Things to Do

  • Marine Museum

    The Labuan Marine Museum is located in the Sea Sports Complex. It features live fishes from the surroundings of Labuan. It's a small museum but you can't expect much when the entrance is free.Of interest would be the skeletal remains of an Indian Fin Whale. Originally caught in the Straits of Malacca, it made its way somehow to Labuan and is now...

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  • Layang Layangan Beach

    After walking through Peace Park & Surrender Point, you might want to consider taking a leisurely walk down Layang-Layangan Beach. Enjoy the sunset and the sea breeze.

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  • Surrender Point

    It's just beside the Peace Park. It the spot where the Japanese surrendered to the Allied forces at the end of the Second World War.

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  • Peace Park

    Built by the Japanese to commemorate those who sacrified their lives during the Second World War. The park has a monument erected by the Japanese community. The park itself is Japanese-themed with a nice jogging trek, just by the beach.

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  • Chimney

    The Chimney is a red brick tower believed to built in 1900. It's intent is unknown. It's speculated to be a ventilation shaft for the coal mine tunnels (but there were no tunnels there) or perhaps as a lighthouse for the ships coming into Labuan.

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  • Surrender Point

    marks the beginning of the end of WW2 for Borneo.....a reminder of the sufferings and sacrifices made by past generations...so that future generations appreciate the atrocities and inhumanity of wars......and aspires for peace for all.

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  • Bird Park

    Nice collection of birds, well worth of going there.The Labuan Bird Park is everyday opened from 10AM till 5PM.

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  • Collect sea shells on the sea shore!

    This place has pleasant beaches.You can find beautiful shells and since there aren't many takers here,the chances -- of you finding very good ones -- are good!My husband picked some very good ones and we have put them on display at home!

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  • Seashells Hunting (A Must Do)

    You can find some rarest shells on Labuan beaches because locals are not really into that. Only "we" behaved like "suah-ku" over there.All the chixs in my group were almost gone crazy seeing so many beautiful seashells on the beach.Do apply some sun block or you may need to carry small umbrella while picking those shells.P/s: Hope that no one will...

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  • Marine Park

    The three islands of Rusukan Kecil, Rusukan Besar and Kuraman make up this Park. Its wide sandy beaches are perfect for picnic and sun bathing. As it is close to the wreck-dive sites, many divers use it as thier base. Rusukan Besar still has dense forest, but it is nice for picnicking, swimming and snorkelling. Rusukan Kecil in its unspoilt state...

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  • Financial Park

    It is the most impressive building in Labuan. This 17-storey complex with a built-up area of one million square feet stands as a landmark for the islnad's status as an International Offshore Financial Centre. Within this complex areoffice blocks, condominuims and shopping arcades. It houses the Labuan Convention Hall, an ultra modern facility which...

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  • The Chimney

    This 106 feet high structure is Labuan's most well-known landmark. It was built in the 1800's. The actual purpose of the chimney is still a mystery but many believe it served as a ventilation shaft. Recent archaeological study found no traces of smoke to suggest its use as a chimney.

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Pulau Labuan Restaurants

  • Great Selection of International Food

    Nice quiet restaurant with a pirate theme. Food is very high quality but reasonably priced. Best thing of all is the beer is the coldest in Labuan! Two nice flat screen TV's grace the walls and a hot coffee machine serves cappuccino's instantly. Great that it is open from morning til late. The mixed grill is exceptional so is the T-bone steak and...

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  • Meals in-between Shopping

    wide choices of local rice n noodles....fresh juices....variety of cooking styles.....halal food n drinks ..... no alcoholopens 7am to 5pm every working days, longer hours weekends. nasi lemaklambsizzlingfresh fruit juices

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  • Don't Miss The Fresh Seafood!

    being an island, Labuan is blessed with fresh seafoodand there are a few seaside local seafood restaurants along Tanjung Aru and Tanjung Ketamopen air environment, no pretenses and no sophisticationjust a focus on seafood!!!!so get your handsful............ and get cracking on those crabs crab in cheese sauce, really coolprawns in batterfish in...

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Pulau Labuan Nightlife

  • by speakthetruth Written Mar 7, 2008

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    This bar and most of the other bars in Labuan are fronts for sex slavery. The girls are tricked to come there from Philippones and some from Indonesia. They are told that they will work as waitress or saleslady but when they arrive there passports are taken from them. They are forced to go with customers for sex and if they dont then they get a fine which is added onto the money they must pay back befor ethey can go home. They are locked up during the day and not allowed out unless booked by a paying customer. Immigration and police know what is going on but they turn a blind eye and you can see them in the bars some nights and the girls have to go with them for free...
    Other bars are the same, Popin, Tip Top and most other small bars.

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Pulau Labuan Transportation

  • Labuan Airport

    Being an island, Labuan is connected to the outside world by an airport, built during WW2 using conscripted labour from around Sabah, Brunei and Sarawak.Now, Labuan's airport has been modernised to cater for jets..with flights to Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu and airports nearby.if you are looking for midnite snacks, airport McD opens 24hrs!!!!

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  • MV Shuttle Hope from Serasa, Brunei to...

    MV Shuttle Hope, a vehicles and passenger ferry, operates daily from Serasa, Brunei to Labuan;Serasa - Labuan @ 9.15am, check-in latest 8.30am, arrive 11.00amLabuan - Serasa @ 4.00pm, check-in latest 3.30pm, arrive 5.30pmSaloon car + driver = B$50+ (one way)MPV + driver = B$70+ (one way)passenger = B$15+ (one way)Book early for weekend trips ie...

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  • Taxi

    Fixed rates for taxi fares from Labuan to any destinations in Labuan without meter:to the airport zone 2, rm 10; to Bird Park and Batu Manikar beach zone 6, rm 25...

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Pulau Labuan Shopping

  • Don't Miss The Fresh Seafood!

    fresh seafood...catch of the day....direct from the sea! all sorts of seafood..fishesprawnscuttlefishcrabs local prices

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  • Fresh Fruits & Veggies

    Labuan's local market offers a wide selection of fresh fruits and veggies.... and seasonal fruits... jaring...sotong....

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  • Duty Free Shopping, Unbelievable Prices

    Labuan is a duty free island..and some goods are at unbelievable duty free prices..so don't miss the opportunity to shop till you drop! chocolates....perfumes....textiles.....beverages....jewellery duty free prices........ do bargain....

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Pulau Labuan Warnings and Dangers

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    by muddybok Written May 8, 2004

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    Holiday makers are advice to keep the beach clean or fine will be imposed to whoever that found guilty of littering.

    Warning!!!
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Pulau Labuan Off The Beaten Path

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    by SangAji Written Mar 29, 2012

    spend a few hours in the late afternoon at Layang2an Beach

    all by yourself (and family)....

    and watch fishermen in sampans whilst the sun sets

    bargain for the freshest catch of the day......

    kick sand to your heart's content

    and shout n laugh as loud as possible...

    empty your lungs..... and your minds (bury your worries in the sand)

    keep your head - refresh!

    Layang2an Beach, Labuan lone fisherman in sampan father n son fishing plenty of shade at the beach kick sand, shout, whatever... who cares!
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Pulau Labuan Sports & Outdoors

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    by muddybok Written May 8, 2004

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    You can do most of the sea sport such as sailing, Jet Ski & other sea sport here.

    There is a mini aquarium at the complex & you can touch some baby black tip reef sharks, shellfish, and sea cucumber at the entrance of the aquarium.

    Upper floor has some mock sharks, rays and beautiful sea shells found at Labuan's shore.

    Sea Sport Complex
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Pulau Labuan Favorites

  • Duty Free

    It's very nice to shop duty free especially you're paying heavy import duty for your entire life.Automotive is really affordable & you can easily own a nice Land Cruisers or "expensive" Land Rover at Labuan.Don't even think about buying a car here and bring back to your country or even to West Malaysia. There are certain requirement for bring a car...

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  • Island Hopping...

    The six remote islands of Labuan, which are Papan, Kuraman, Daat, Rusukan Besar, Rusukan Kecil and Burung, offer clean beaches. A wide variety of watersports, like jet skiing, wind surfing, scuba diving, fishing or wreck diving can be done there.

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