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Tun Sakaran Marine Park, Semporna
(4.5/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
Tun Sakaran Marine Park, also known as Semporna Islands Park, is a marine park located off the east coast of the state of Sabah in Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. It consists of the islands of Bodgaya, Boheydulang, Sabangkat, and Salakan, the sand cays of Maiga, Sibuan, and Mantabuan, and the patch reefs of Church and Kapikan. In 2004, the park became the seventh gazetted area under Sabah Parks with a total area of 350 km². There are approximately 2,000 people living within the park, most of whom consist of the nomadic Bajau Laut (Sea Gypsies) people, who live in stilt houses and houseboats in and around the marine park.HistoryBodgaya was first gazetted in 1933 as a forest reserve, while Boheydulang as a bird sanctuary. Proposals to establish a state park was first made in 1977. Later in 1998, a collaboration, known as the Semporna Islands Project, between the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), Sabah Parks, WWF Malaysia and Nature Link took place. It was funded by the European Community under its global environment budget line. Finally in 2004 the islands were gazetted as a state park by Sabah Parks.
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  • 白沙滩,各种颜色的海水,一切都是那么漂亮,这就是我想看的海,海水特别漂亮,沙滩细腻,到仙本那一定要来看军舰岛,不然会后悔 
  • You can witness up close a variety of aquatic life. Be sure to prepare sunscreens and snorkeling equipment. 
  • This Island has the potential to be something very unique, however, there is trash and garbage everywhere. No trash would have been 5 Stars - but I only give it 2 Stars because it is not nice to swim ...  more »
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  • Went to a few of the islands: Bohey Dulang, Mantabuan, Sibuan, Maiga, through the island hopping trip. A truly eye opening experience, no matter from environmental perspective, or the cultural perspective. The spectacular view of Bohey Dulang; the livelihood of the Sea Gypsies around Maiga; and the clear white sandy beaches of Sibuan and Mantabuan.
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  • Sorry to all who recognize the Joko tole. That Joko tole no lessons. Did not attend school. Spna lives in Sabah.
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