Express Ferry Terminal |
TAXI Station |
Long-distance Terminal |
Local Bus Station |
Tawau Ferry Terminal
Wharf for express passenger boats to Nunukan and Tarakan in Indonesian Borneo.
|Ferries link Tawau in Sabah with
Nunukan's Tunon Taka port
Ticket costs RM65 for one way.
Two departures scheduled daily at 9:00am and 14:00pm. Journey time is about one hour.
The ferries operating are
1) M.V. Tawindo Express
|The New Ferry Terminal of Tawau
(That include Customs, Immigrations and Quarantine - CIQ)
Travellers using the present Passenger Ferry Terminal to and from Indonesia want the authorities to speed up the construction of a proper and safe ferry terminal because the Indonesians have completed theirs at Nunukan.
Tawau's new Ferry Terminal and Customs, Immigrations and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex on a four-acre site near Tawau port is beset with a land problem. The proposed land is owned by a private company.
This proposed RM25 million newExpress Ferry Terminal is under Sabah Port and Harbor Department's jurisdiction, as SPA is responsible for the necessary infrastructures and facilities.
Phase 1 : the ferry terminal and CIQ complex
Phase 2 : security
installation including closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs).
As for Nunukan terminal in the
Indonesia side the Indonesian ferry terminal is completed for
use in 2010.
|Ferry links Tawau - East Kalimantan
There is no air link between Tawau and the Kalimantan region
Ferry service is vital link
between Tawau and Kalimantan of Indonesia.
There are 14 ferries at the Customs, Immigration & Quarantine (CIQ) complex which provide services between Tawau and three destinations in East Kalimantan.
complex needs to be upgraded as it was always overcrowded.
|Ferry Services between Tawau (Malaysia)
and Kalimantan Region (Indonesia)
There are ferry connections from Tawau to Nunukan and Tarakan in East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
The fare to Nunukan is RM65 for a one-way trip that takes about 1 hour.
The fare to Tarakan is RM140 for a three-hour journey.
Starting June 2009, the Consortium of Tawau Ferry Companies
has raised the fare from Tawau to Nunukan from RM40 to RM65.
There are 9 ferries plying the Tawau-Nunukan route
daily with another ferry for the Tawau-Tarakan route.
The express boats were built by ship builders in Sibu around 2002.
KM MEGA EXPRESS 1&2
AGENT : PERKHIDMATAN PELAYARAN BUMIPUTRA
KM MALINDO EXPRESS
TAWAU TO/FROM NUNUKAN
MID EAST EXPRESS
TAWAU TO/FROM NUNUKAN
KM. TAWINDO NO.1
TAWAU TO/FROM NUNUKAN (PP)
M.V. TAWINDO NO.2
TAWAU TO/FROM TARAKAN
Adult : Rm 140.00
M.V. LABUAN EXPRESS
|No VISA required to enter
Indonesia from following countries:
NEGARA BEBAS VISA KE INDONESIA:
MV. TAWINDO NO.2
MASA 10:30 AM
MV. TAWINDO N0.1
M.V. KAPAL LABUAN EXPRESS DUA
TAWAU -- NUNUKAN
K.M. CINTA 2000
TAWAU -- SG. NYAMUK
|1) TAWAU to SG. NYAMUK (at Indonesia side of Sebatik Island)|
|Tawau-Sungai Nyamuk destination, an Indonesian province in
Pulau Sebatik, there is one ferry with a capacity of 100 passengers
for daily service.
The journey from Tawau to Sungai Nyamuk takes about a half hour,
The Tawau-Sungai Nyamuk passengers are charged RM25
|2) Tawau to Nunukan (at Nunukan Island of Indonesia below Sebatik Island)|
(RM65) and Tawau-Nunukan (one hour) and
the Tawau-Nunukan route there are two ferries. The Nunukan-Tawau direction has eight services daily.
|3) Tawau to Tarakan ( in Kalimantan of Indonesia)|
|Tawau-Tarakan (RM130). Tawau-Tarakan (three hours).
Each day a ferry would go from Tawau to Tarakan and back
|Call for proper Tawau ferry terminal
Published on: Saturday, January 30, 2010
April 04, 2013 09:19:59 PM