If you love maritime tourism, then one of the best reward is when you can meet and swim with one of the endangered species of shark in the World. When travelling to Derawan Islands, one 'must have' list in the holiday package itenerary is the Whale Shark sightings. If time and weather permit, you can see more than two whale sharks, even up to four. You can enjoy swimming with them, take some underwater photos and videos. But, please bear in mind that you have to be very careful and gentle with them. Just keep your fair distance.
More news is that due to increased desire and interest to visit the Islands of Derawan, the Ministry of Transportations announced that there will be more development to execute for the expansion of Maratua Airport on Maratua Island - in Derawan Islands.