Water Village (Kampung Air)
|| Jalan Merdeka, Labuan, Malaysia.
|| +608 742 3445 /+608 742 3446
Water Village is another must visit place of attraction when you are in Labuan, Malaysia.
The water village is located at the south part of the island. There are a total of 2 water
villages in Labuan, one with the name of Kampung Bebuloh and the other has the name of
Kampung Patau - Patau.
Water villages that are to be seen in Labuan are mostly lived in by the Brunei Malays.
The villages possess the name as such because it is built along the edges of water. The
houses there are all made up of high stilts and only woods. Then there is a long wooden
walkway that is used to connect each and every house in the village. Most of the houses
have their own boat as transport. Their houses are quite spacious. Visitors are more
than welcome to roam around and pay a visit to the village. The residents are all very
friendly. Some host families will even welcome you with some local treats. What interesting
is that the village is not just comprised of wooden houses, and many a small shop, but it
is well equipped will all kinds of basic facilities. It has seafood restaurants and boardwalk.
Besides, they offer water sports activities to tourists.
Accommodation can be settled in the water villages itself. If you are an adventurous person,
spend your night with the host families in the water villages will be the best choice. The prices
are all very reasonable. Fret not as basic necessities such as water supply and electricity are
equipped in the village. Spend your time with the families there gives you a chance to understand
their traditional lives and enjoy the local delicacies. You can also stay in any hotels or hostels
in the Labuan town if you wish. After a long and memorable vacation in Labuan Island, remember to
go shop for souvenirs for yourself as well as your friends and families. There are many goods and
products that are claimed as duty free selling in the island. They include perfumes, watches, branded
sport shoes and etc. Prices differ much than their normal prices.
You can take flight to reach Labuan Island. There are daily flights offered from
both Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and Air Asia. When you are in the Labuan airport, you
can either get to the water village by hailing a taxi from the airport or get a
rented car to reach your destination.