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Come join me, Rarindra Prakarsa to meet Bajau Sea People in Samporna Island, Sabah, Malaysia. You will find their uniqe life with their home in the middle of the sea, boat house and tiny islands. !

The Date: May 17-21, 2023 (Incl. arrival-departure days) 
Package price per pax:  IDR 11,95 million or USD 795 (shared room).

Additional cost IDR 3,50 mil for single sup in 3 nights in town. 
Group Size: 7 (seven) participants + Rarindra +local guide

Flight Destination: Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia (KL-Tawau-KL). Malaysia Airlines arrival at 5:30 pm in Tawau if you want to get free pickup to hotel. Please find the flight schedule in photo gallery underneath. 

What’s included in the package?

  • 3 accomodation nights at hotel in Samporna town and 1 night in island.  (Unfortunately there is no single sup. optiion when we stay in Island).

  • Ground Transportation all throughout the trip

  • Tuition and setups (field mentoring) By  Rarindra and local arangement by Muslianshah

  • Meals (BF+Lunch+Dinner). Lunch will be in box as there is no restaurant all over islands.

  • All Talents/model, Entrance fee. Permit etc

  • Boats to visits islands

What’s NOT included?

  • Accommodations outside the tour date

  • Flights to/from Tawau, Malaysia.

  • Tipping for driver/assistant

  • Alcohol or any beverage 

  • Food ordered not by organizer. 

What to Bring

Photography gears

  • Two camera bodies is highly suggested for backup

  • Lenses: 16-35mm, 24-70 (or 24-105) and 70-200.

  • Godox triggers: Xpro or X2T or X1T

  • Tripod. (optional for landscape enthusiast)

  • Passport (Check your passport validation before leaving--6 months earlier)

  • Details what to bring will be informed later in group email and whatsapp group. 

  • Slipper

  • Short 3/4 pants in case we shoot on water 

Payment method:

50% (Before  15 March)--Non refundable 

50% (Before 15 April 2023)

(Rupiah account)



Account number: 084-046-5012

Swift code: CENAIDJA

Branch: Wisma Asia I

Bank Address: Wisma Asia I, JL Jend S. Parman, Kav. 79, Jakarta 11420




Travel day from Kuala Lumpur to Tawau. Pickup by Van and travel to Semporna Town (1 Hour). Check-in at selected hotel 

19.00pm – Dinner near hotel area.



07.00am – Breakfast at Hotel

08.00am – Move to Jetty from hotel (walking distance)

08.30am – Island Permit arrangement

09.00am – Move to Maiga Island for Human Interest (people photography) shot

11.45am – Move to Selakan Island Lunch (optional lunch pack)

14.00pm – Move to Tatagan Island for Human Interest shot

17.00pm – Move back to Hotel

19.30pm – Dinner near hotel area



07.00am – Breakfast at Hotel

08.00am – Check-out and Move to Jetty and go to Bual-Bual Village (THIS NIGHT STAYING AT ISLAND FOR SUNSET AND SUNRISE)

11.45am – Move to Selakan Island Lunch (optional lunch pack)

12.45pm – Check-In at Homestay Selakan Island.

14.00pm – Move to Tatagan Island for Human Interest shot and Sunset Shot

18.00pm – Move back to Hotel

19.30pm – Dinner at Homestay / Free and Easy



05.00am – Sunrise at Maiga Island 

07.00am – Move to Homestay-Breakfast, Packing and Check-Oout

09.00am – Move to Omadal Island for Human Interest. 

11.45am – Move for Lunch (optional lunch pack) 

14.00pm – Move to Semporna Town Check-In Hotel and hunting Philipine Market shooting. 17.00pm – Move back to Hotel. 

19.30pm – Dinner near hotel area. 



07.00am – Breakfast at Hotel. 

08.00am – Checkout from hotel and transfer to Tawau Airport.

FORM for joining








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