At 0.03km² (7 acres) in size, Pulau Rusukan Kecil is the smallest of the three secluded islets located within Labuan Marine Park.
Beautiful and wild, the island’s surroundings are made up of lush forests and pristine waters. The many secluded beach spots offer unusual privacy and natural ambience.
Visitors can get to Rusukan Kecil Island via a half-hour speedboat ride from Labuan Marina Jetty.
Things to do
Things to do in Pulau Rusukan Kecil include snorkelling, diving, camping, kayaking or just wading in the coral reef atoll. Visitors are also able to explore the island’s quiet tidal pools and forest trails.
Best time to visit
Pulau Rusukan Kecil has a tropical climate and the water remains warm all year round, comfortable for swimming.
The island faces the vast South China Sea, thus experiencing a monsoon season with big waves at the end of the year due to northeasterly winds. This situation may prevent fishermen from going out to sea and make bathing activities less suitable due to the strong waves that hit the coastal area.
The best time to visit Pulau Pulau Rusukan Kecil is between February and October. Water temperatures hover around 29 to 30°C throughout the year, although it can drop a few degrees during the monsoon season at the end of the year.