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Malaysia Kinabalu Park Private Day Tour

Malaysia Kinabalu Park Private Day Tour

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Hot sulphur bath in Poring Hot Spring; Visit the Desa Cattle Dairy Farm; Explore the exotic flora and fauna; Experience one of amazing scenery with Mount Kinabalu; Feel the ecological rainforest ecology on Hanging Bridge; Local distinctive lunch and afternoon tea.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.00
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$77.00

Kota Kinabalu City Dinner Cruise by North Borneo Cruises

Kota Kinabalu City Dinner Cruise by North Borneo Cruises

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Dine and dance under the stars on a Kota Kinabalu cruise that includes live music and a buffet of international cuisine. The boat’s open upper deck gives panoramic views of the Kota Kinabalu skyline as the city lights up after dark, and since this dinner cruise features door-to-door transfers from hotels in Kota Kinabalu, you can enjoy an evening out without the hassle of finding late-night transport.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$51.93
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$51.93

Klias River Safari from Kota Kinabalu

Klias River Safari from Kota Kinabalu

Spot wildlife and fireflies on the banks of the Klias River on river cruise from Kota Kinabalu that goes deep into the protected Klias Wetland. The afternoon departure time ensures that you’ll arrive at the river as animals become most active, you’ll see a spectacular natural show when thousands of fireflies come out after sunset, and the night concludes with a traditional kampong-style dinner.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.80
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$71.80
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Kinabalu Park & Poring Hot Spring & Canopy Walk

Kinabalu Park & Poring Hot Spring & Canopy Walk

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We combined the scenic nature trails of UNESCO World Heritage Site Kinabalu Park with a treetop adventure taking you 40 meters above the spectacular wilderness of Borneo’s ancient rainforest on a canopy walk in Poring Hot Springs. On this full-day guided tour, you will drive through the picturesque countryside and stop at a local market. Enjoy the ride through the rolling hills of Kundasang, Ranau and take a soak in Poring’s well known mineral rich hot springs. Check with your tour guide, because if you're in luck, the giant rafflesia may be in bloom at Poring.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.39
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$52.39

Fun Boat Snorkeling and Island Visit from Kota Kinabalu

Fun Boat Snorkeling and Island Visit from Kota Kinabalu

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Take a day cruise from Kota Kinabalu for a chance to go snorkeling in the South China Sea. On this tour, you'll visit Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, a group of islands just off the coast. Hotel pickup and drop-off, lunch, and entrance fees are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.38
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Manukan Island + Sapi or Mamutik Island Trip from Kota Kinabalu

Manukan Island + Sapi or Mamutik Island Trip from Kota Kinabalu

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Spend the day in paradise during this day trip to Manukan Island near Kota Kinabalu. Enjoy a range of activities during your beach sojourn, ranging from beach volleyball to sunbathing to snorkeling and more. Additional amenities like the island’s nearly 1-mile-long (1.5-km) walking trail, optional side visit to Sapi or Mamutik Island, and an included barbecue lunch help ensure a memorable day.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.00
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$105.00

(3 Days) PADI Open Water Diver Course Kota Kinabalu

(3 Days) PADI Open Water Diver Course Kota Kinabalu

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1. We receive so many positive feedback from previous customers. To achieve 5 Star Dive Center status, we must deliver the best service. Thats what we did. Our team are experienced scuba diving professionals. 2. We receive PADI Professional Image Evaluation certificate on March 2019, as our achievements has meet PADI's requirement as dive center run padi professional PADI scuba instructors. 3. Learn scuba diving in small group. 1 scuba instructor will teach maximum 4 participants in a group. 4. We use original PADI manual book, original PADI theory DVD and all our instructors hold professional teaching license as PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. 5. Our dive center location is close to the jetty, about 2-4 minutes walk. We also close to ATM machines for you to withdraw money, restaurants, hotels, banks, pharmacy, backpackers and tourists information center. 6. Our team speaks in English, Chinese and Malay. 7. All our PADI scuba instructors works full time as scuba diving coach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$309.47
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$309.47
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Borneo Kellybays Mangrove Cruise & Crab Catching Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Borneo Kellybays Mangrove Cruise & Crab Catching Tour from Kota Kinabalu

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Fish for crabs in a mangrove forest on a full-day tour from Kota Kinabalu to Borneo Kellybays that combines a morning mangrove cruise with a free afternoon in a scenic resort. With optional activities that include kayaking, paddle boats, and banana boats, the day can be as relaxed or adventurous as you want, and you’ll find plenty of space to lounge on Borneo Kellybays’ pristine beach.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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Padas River White Water Rafting from Kota Kinabalu with Lunch

Padas River White Water Rafting from Kota Kinabalu with Lunch

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Opt for the ultimate white-water rafting experience on a tour that takes you to the exhilarating Class IV-V rapids of the Padas River near Kota Kinabalu. In order to save hours of transit time and avoid traffic jams, you’ll travel to Padas by train before you conquer one of Southeast Asia’s most exciting stretches of river.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.98
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$83.98
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Pulau Tiga Survivor Island and Klias River Cruise Tour

Pulau Tiga Survivor Island and Klias River Cruise Tour

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Spend some time deep in the jungles and wetlands of Malaysia, well away from the hustle and bustle of the city, on this full-day getaway. Spend the morning visiting the uninhabited Pulau Tiga, the setting of the very first season of Survivor. Explore the jungle, enjoy a rejuvenating bath in a mud volcano, and go snorkeling in the South China Sea. In the afternoon, head to the nearby Klias Wetlands for a cruise through the lush mangrove forests. Look out for proboscis monkeys, crocodiles, and many more native critters!
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  • 1 day
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$119.24
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Hopping Tour in Dinawan Island

Hopping Tour in Dinawan Island

Kota Kinabalu is close to downtown and is a very quiet island, so you can feel like a private beach, and the surrounding environment is so well maintained that you can see the clear sight even when enjoying snorkeling. Enjoy various snorkeling points and get Free hammocks, sunbeds and kayaks! ----------------- ITINERARY ----------------- •09:00 Meeting at hotel lobby •Getting ready for Dinawan Island Hopping Tour •First-class snorkeling and kayaking •Current knowledge lunch •Secondary snorkeling, kayaking •Free time after meal •15:30 Go to hotel * Schedule may change depending on local situation
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  • 8 hours
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$97.44
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$97.44

Kiulu White Water Rafting

Kiulu White Water Rafting

Kiulu River is located on the northwestern part of Sabah in a small town called Kiulu which are recognized as being the second most beautiful village in Malaysia. Kiulu white water rafting is classified as Class I - II river and it only take you 1 ½ hour drive from the city of Kota Kinabalu. Trip begins with a safety briefing session conducted by a professional raft guide that will demonstrates rafting techniques and proper handling of rafting equipment before rafting commences. Excursion covers up to about 9KM to 15KM, depending on the water level. The journey will take about 1 ½ hours of rafting before reaching the ending point. While enjoy lunch you may get a quick sun tan before heading back to your hotels.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.83
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$57.83

Papar Water Half-Day Rafting Adventure from Kota Kinabalu

Papar Water Half-Day Rafting Adventure from Kota Kinabalu

If you think Kiulu rafting is too easy and Padas rafting is too challenging. Papar River rafting is definitely your best choice!
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  • 5 hours
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$67.50
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$67.50

Malaysia Mengalum Island Day Tour

Malaysia Mengalum Island Day Tour

The most beautiful island in Kota Kinabalu; Snorkeling to watch the six-color fish; Relax on the island's holiday home; Afternoon tea at 5-star hotel; Transfer service.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.21
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$128.21

Kiulu White Water River Rafting from Kota kinabalu

Kiulu White Water River Rafting from Kota kinabalu

Let your adrenaline levels soar during a white-water rafting experience in Kota Kinabalu—considered one of the best places for rafting in Southeast Asia. No previous rafting experience is required to enjoy this adventure, which involves tackling Class III for a mildly exhilarating experience. Plus, hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off mean that you don’t have to worry about finding a meeting point.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.31
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$67.31
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Sunset Dinner Cruise with North Borneo Cruises

Sunset Dinner Cruise with North Borneo Cruises

See Kota Kinabalu from a different perspective during a sunset dinner cruise around Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. A romantic experience ideal for couples, this cruise on the South China Sea includes a buffet-style dinner of Malaysian dishes and live music. You’ll have access to free-flowing tea, coffee, and water, and benefit from the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off, which lets you skip the hassle of finding a meeting point.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$78.02
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$78.02

Padas River Water Rafting with Pickup from Kota Kinabalu

Padas River Water Rafting with Pickup from Kota Kinabalu

-What You Can Expect- Looking for some serious wet and wild fun in Sabah's nature? Strap on your life jacket and safety helmet, and get ready to brave the raging Padas River on a rafting adventure! Get picked up at your hotel in Kota Kinabalu and head over to Padas River. Admire the changing sceneries along the way and get ready for the coming adventure. Padas River has been rated to have some of the best and safest rapids in South East Asia. Brave through 8 rapids of the river, including Head Hunter, Lambada, and Merry Go Round! Conquer Padas River with an exciting rafting experience!
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  • 13 hours
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$95.00
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$95.00

Kellybays Mangrove Cruise with Lunch

Kellybays Mangrove Cruise with Lunch

A 45 minutes’ drive to jetty for Mangrove Cruise. Experience the tranquility of Mangrove Forest cruise and crab catching by Bamboo Boat. A stroll along Borneo wild and nature walkway for its flora and fauna abundance, blessed with medicinal and therapeutic plants, trees and fruits. Have our lunch in the floating Mangrove Restaurant. Free at leisure to enjoy the water sport activities at pax own account (eg: Banana boat, paddle boat, kayak & body boat) and local activities like Batik painting and blow pipe. Return to hotel after our high tea and collecting crab catching tools.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.49
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$71.49

Kiulu River Water Rafting Day Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Kiulu River Water Rafting Day Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Take your family on an exciting rafting tour at Kiulu River, Sabah! The Kiulu River rafting is beginner-friendly, suitable for all levels. Get picked up at your hotel in Kota Kinabalu and head north to Kiulu, once selected as the second most beautiful town of Malaysia. Listen to a safety briefing, then grab your paddle, strap on your life jacket, and get ready for some fun! Strive your way through the turbulent water of Kiulu, but don't forget to enjoy the beautiful lush jungle sceneries on both sides of the river. When you reach the destination, you will be rewarded with a tasty lunch buffet! Join a fun-filled Kiulu River rafting tour with your family.
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  • 6 hours
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$60.00
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$60.00

Kota Kinabalu Discover Scuba Diving

Kota Kinabalu Discover Scuba Diving

Borneo is world-renowned for its marine life, which includes turtles and a diverse array of tropical fish. Get an introduction to scuba diving, undoubtedly the most immersive way to discover underwater wildlife, on a full-day course in Kota Kinabalu. No previous diving experience is necessary for this hands-on experience, which culminates with a trip into open water. Lunch, all equipment, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.00
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$122.00
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Pandan Pandan Private Island Escape with Packed Lunch

Pandan Pandan Private Island Escape with Packed Lunch

See baby barracudas, snappers, and more on a snorkel tour to Pandan Pandan Island. After pickup from your hotel, enjoy a scenic drive and short boat ride to the snorkel site. Explore the crystal clear waters and vibrant reefs with complimentary life vests and snorkel gear. Later, enjoy lunch and time to lounge on the secluded beach. You can also participate in additional water activities (own expense).
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.54
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Grade 1 & 2 Extreme White Water Rafting

Grade 1 & 2 Extreme White Water Rafting

Feed your thrill with an extreme white water rafting adventure! Upon arrival at the starting point, you’ll first experience Lingkubang Fish Spa by the river. You will be briefed on the various rapids and safety procedures by the river guide. You will raft down the Kadamaian River (Grade I-II) which takes about 1.5 to 2 hours - an exhilarating ride through the rapids. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch by the Kadamaian river when you arrive at the ending point.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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$92.31
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Kota Kinabalu Cove Fishing & Snorkeling Tour with BBQ Lunch

Kota Kinabalu Cove Fishing & Snorkeling Tour with BBQ Lunch

Enjoy a day of sun and exploring on Pandan Pandan island, where you’ll have time to snorkel the surrounding coral reefs, try traditional net fishing, use kayaks, relax on the beach, or learn about coral transplanting. By heading offshore from Usukan Cove to Pandan Pandan island you’ll ensure an uncrowded experience, with clean beaches and clear water that are ideal for swimming.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$132.06
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Kadamaian White Water Rafting

Kadamaian White Water Rafting

Kota Kinabalu is equal parts exciting and exhausting, so heading into the Bornean countryside can offer a welcome relief after a few days of bustling markets and streets. Recharge during your time in Kota Kinabalu and Sabah on this full day rafting excursion, operating on rapids that are suitable for beginner rafters. Rafting is a popular day trip from Kota Kinabalu, although many rafters spend a lot of their day hiring a car and picking up gear. Avoid that, and spend more time enjoying the Kedamaian River on this tour.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.15
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