Meet the Sea Gypsy Communities of Tun Sakaran Marine Park

Rich in biodiversity and thriving with sustainability efforts, you will find more than just plant and animal species at Tun Sakaran Marine Park. This is the first marine protected area in Malaysia hosting a local population within its borders.

Get an exclusive introduction to the locals living within this affluent space, a community of sea gypsies nestled into nature itself. Take a tour of their semi-permanent settlements, as you learn more about their unique ways.

A lifestyle full of intrigue, made up of several distinct professions. From seaweed farmers to sea-cucumber collectors, this is an authentic encounter getting to know one of Borneo’s most remote tribes.

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