Pulau Labuan / Labuan Island

The Pearl of Borneo, Where Business and Leisure Meet

Federal Territory of Labuan

Labuan, one of three federal territories of Malaysia, comprises the main island of Pulau Labuan (Labuan Island) and six surrounding islets: Pulau Papan, Pulau Rusukan Besar, Pulau Rusukan Kecil, Pulau Kuraman, Pulau Burong and Pulau Daat. A thriving duty-free port, Labuan is dubbed ‘The Pearl of Borneo’ and enjoys an esteemed status as an offshore business and financial centre. A vibrant holiday spot with stunning wreck-diving sites, tax-free shopping, 5-star hotels and World War II relics, Labuan has it all!

Labuan hotels and resorts

From luxury resorts to beachfront hotels and charming homestays, Labuan is more than accommodating to its guests.

Duty-free island

Shop ’till you drop, eat ’till you pop and party like there’s no tomorrow in Borneo’s only duty-free island!

Things to do in Labuan

Explore outdoor and nature activities, cultural experiences, World War II trails and more in Labuan.

Labuan ferry schedules

Check ferry schedules and operators for services to and from Labuan, Sabah, Sarawak and Brunei.

Getting here

Discover your travel options and find your way to Labuan with the travel information on our Getting Here page.

Award-winning beaches

Labuanites take their beaches seriously; the island is a deserved winner of the United Nations COBSEA Clean Beach Award.

History of Labuan

Labuan has had a colourful history, changing hands more than once between the Bruneians, British and Japanese.

Offshore financial centre

Labuan’s modern Financial Park complex houses numerous offshore banks and other financial services entities.