Labuan the Pearl of Borneo, is a Federal Territory of Malaysia. It comprise of one large and six smaller islands (Pulau Daat , Pulau Burung , Pulau Kuraman, Pulau Papan , Pulau Rusukan Besar , Pulau Rusukan Kecil ) in East Malaysia.
Labuan is an Island with an estimated population of 100,000 people. It's quite a close community where everyone knows everyone. The main town is known as Labuan Town (Bandar Labuan in Malay)but was formerly known as Victoria during the colonial era. Labuan Town is among the cleanest towns in Malaysia. You will observe the Labuan Corporation (local authority) workers diligently doing their job.
Labuan was proclaimed a Federal Territory on 16/04/1984 and declared an International Offshore Financial Centre on 1/10/1990. A few of the major businesses that are run on the island include international offshore banking, steel mills, a methanol plant, floor tiles production, flour mills as well as offshore supplies. Because of these major businesses, Labuan has many non-Labuan natives that work here.
Duration : 6 hours
Depart Time : 10:00 am
Meet and greet by our representative Labuan Airport / Labuan International Ferry Terminal or Hotel, then proceed to Labuan city tour. Tour features LABUAN MUSEUM - Displays the history and culture of Labuan. Its history covers pre-historic era of Labuan, Brunei Sultanate, British colonial days, World War II, Independence, declaration of Labuan as federal Territory up to the establishment of Labuan Corporation.
MUSEUM SQUARE - Where one can still see a few old houses of colonial design. Four old Flame of the Forest still stand in this area, casting a shade over park benches and commemorative stones. The trees were planted by the Chinese, Malay , Indians and European Communities in 1953 to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth ll.
WAR WORLD II MEMORIALS PARK - 3,908 graves of soldiers who either died in battle or captivity lie here. Most of the soldiers were Australians and British with some from the Punjab Signal Corp, New Zealand as well as a few locals.
LABUAN INTERNATIONAL SEA SPORT COMPLEX - Center for major sea sports activities and a venue for carnival, you will visiting the MARINE MUSEUM which preserve the marine life. THE WATER VILLAGE - The houses here, which are built right at the water's edge, are made of wood and sit on high stilts, joined together with a maze of wooden walkways. Visitors are free to roam around the vicinity of the water villages and observe the humble lifestyle of a predominantly fishing community.
PEACE PARK & JAPANESE SURRENDER POINT – The Peace Park was built as a memorial and also as a renunciation of the horrors of war. It is dominated by the memorial mound which is surrounded by landscaped gardens and pavilions. Small ponds with stone bridges and park seats are all Japanese-inspired.
THE CHIMNEY - The 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.
Finally enjoy yours shopping at Labuan Centre Market & DUTY FREE SHOP - with so many duty free shops, Labuan is indeed as a shopping paradise. Products for sale includes perfumes, chocolate, liquor and etc. Transfer back to hotel / Labuan Airport / Labuan International Ferry Terminal.
MYR 190 NETTBOOK
Rates are based on per person basis & Mininum 2 person
* All rates above valid till 31 December 2019 (tour commencement date).
** The tourism tax is RM10 per room per night and is charged to guest who are not Malaysian nationals or permanent resident holding a MyPR card. This tax will be collected upon check out.
- Rates Include:
- Entrance fee & Guide fee
- All transfers & tours as stated in the package (Seat in Coach)
- Rates exclude:
- Tipping, Travel insurance
- Requirement for the trip:
- Camera, Sun Lotion, own drinking bottle and first aid kit.
Note: Every person participates in any tour or holiday organized by the company shall be regarded in every respect as carrying his / her own risk with respect to loss or injury to person or property. The company does not accept responsibility for losses or expenses due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine or other travelers.