Located 8 kilometers off Sabah’s southwest coast, Labuan Island comprises of one main island and six smaller islets: Kuraman Island, Daat Island, Rusukan Besar Island, Papan Island and Burung Island. The name Labuan draws from the Malay word “labuhan” meaning anchorage.
Dubbed as the Garden Island of Borneo, Labuan is blessed with numerous varieties of marine life and water activities all year round. Bandar Labuan, the major town and port, faces the Brunei Bay. In 1990, Labuan was declared an International Offshore Financial centre and a free trade zone. The main attractions in Labuan include wreck diving and sport fishing.