Kota Kinabalu Day Tours
KOTA KINABALU CITY TOUR
The capital of the state is Kota Kinabalu (generally known as KK) was formerly known as Jesselton. Also known as Api-Api by the locals, which is a Malay word meaning 'Fire' due to frequent city destruction caused by fire. There were only 3 buildings survived towards the end of World War II. In the year 2000, KK was officially declared as City.
KINABALU PARK + PORING HOT SPRING
Kinabalu Park, with sprawling 754 kilometer square melting pot of natural wonders larger than Singapore was gazette as the first State Park in Sabah in 1964 and declared Malaysia's first World Heritage Site by UNESCO in December 2000.
KINABALU PARK + PORING WITH DESA FARM
Poring is named after a species of giant bamboo that grows abundantly in the area. It lies in the eastern boundaries and situated some 40km (25miles) from the Kinabalu Park Headquarters. Poring is about 400m above sea level and is dominated by the lowland forest with huge dipterocarp trees easily seen on the trails.
MARI-MARI CULTURAL VILLAGE
In Mari Mari Cultural Village, there are various traditional homes of five ethnic tribes, Bajau, Lundayeh, Murut, Rungus and Dusun. Each home was built by descendants of the tribes they represent. Travel back in time to ancient Borneo through the display of unique ingenious architecture, simulated lives and ritualistic ceremonies. So get acquainted with each village tribe by entering their homes and experience their rich culture and daily life through various perspectives.
LOKKAWI WILDLIFE PARK
The LokKawi Wildlife Park is 280 acres in size and trail length of 1.4 km. Meet exotic animals without venturing deep into virgin forest of Sabah. Borneo Pygmy elephants, Sumatran rhinoceros, Orang Utans, Proboscis monkeys, Malayan Tigers and other animals are among the 88 local species found at the park.
WESTON ECO TOUR
Weston is named after Arthur J. West, a railway engineer and is known as the west port of North Borneo Railway ending point where the "giant ships and trains" meet. Get to spot the endemic Borneo proboscis monkeys while travelling along the river and appreciate simple lifestyle of local villagers at the same time.Weston is also known for its beautiful sunset splashed with random colors; favored by countless Egrets flying all the way back to their resting place."Whispering with Fireflies", experience a night cruise with glows of fireflies lighting up trees along Weston River which gives you home treasured memories.
KELLY BAYS DAYTRIP
Borneo Kellybays, the Borneo's Mystical Paradise locates in a mangrove forest with a beach that stretches 8 km long overlooking the South China Sea and yet to be discovered. Visitors get to observe exotic animals living in mangrove forest while enjoying the breezy atmosphere
KIULU RIVER WHITE WATER RAFTING (GRADE I TO II)
The picturesque Kiulu River, a river that's safe for beginner and children yet fun for all ages, offers an exciting introduction to the joys of river rafting and is perfect for novice rafters and family trip. The 90-minute rafting adventure down river takes you over fun and exciting Grade I and Grade II rapids and at the end of your fun-filled journey there is the chance to try body rafting or take a relaxing swim. Other than the thrill of riding the white water rapids, this wonderful adventure also offers you the opportunity to see beautiful forests and countryside of the Kiulu River Valley.
PADAS RIVER RAFTING (GRADE III TO IV)
Crave for waves that go as high as six feet and thrilling rapids up to grade IV? Padas River whitewater rafting is meant definitely for person looking for adrenaline rush in Sabah! The 10km journey include 8 rapids which carry amusing names such as Merry-Go-Round Rapid, Break Point Rapid, Scooby Doo Rapid, Cobra Rapid, Curve Rapid, Washing Machine rapid, Lambada Rapid and Head Hunter Rapid.
Sapi Island is one of the most beautiful islands with its crystal clear water, white sandy beach, abundant fishes and beautiful garden of shallow water coral reefs. The 25 acres island is one of the islands that make up Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.
Manukan Island with total land area of 51 acres is the second largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahamn National Park. Manukan features the most developed tourist, recreation, and infrastructure facilities. It is covered in dense vegetation and has hiking trails. Manukan offers exquisite accommodation, sophisticated cuisine and Good stretches of beaches on the southern coastline.
Mermaid Island (or Mantanani Islands) situates just apposite of Kota Belud town, which is 80 km from Kota Kinabalu. Her name was originated from dugong, inspiration for mermaids. It comprises of three isolated islands, namely MantananiBesar (the largest island), followed by Mantanani Kecil and Lungisan.
Mengalum Island is located 56km North-West of Kota Kinabalu. This pristine tropical island paradise is surrounded with white sandy beaches, crystal clear water and extensive corals that is teeming with marine life. This picturesque not crowded island is still barely untouched and is a perfect sanctuary from hectic city life.
TWIN ISLAND TOUR
The 15 acres island makes Mamutik the smallest member of the Tunku Abdul Rahman National park. Despite of being the smallest one, the tranquility island is home of abundance countless coral reefs and marine lives which considered as a heaven for scuba diving lovers.
BORNEO REEF - GLASS BOTTOMED PONTOON
Reef activity pontoon named "Saracen Reef World", the largest of its kind in Asia; provides you a new way to enjoy the beauty of natural coral gardens and myriad species of fishes off Sabah's territorial water. Activities include snorkelingamong the coral reefs, optional sea sports activities (additional purchase), laze around the pontoon to enjoy the scenic view. Even non swimmer, elderly person and young infant would get a chance to appreciate the beauty of underwater world of Sabah in the unique Underwater Observatory without getting wet!
PULAU TIGA (SURVIVOR ISLAND)
Believed to be formed by a volcanic eruption over a hundred years ago, Pulau Tiga was essentially unknown to the world until it became a household place name in America, much thanks to highly successful reality TV series, "Survivor". Pulau Tiga, when translated means Island of Three. The name is derived from three undulating humps visible from a distance when approaching the island. This untouched piece of natural playground with a beautiful landscape and a bountiful marine life is now open for discovery and stay. The accommodation is comfortable chalet style, a far cry from the accommodation filmed and experienced by the "Survivor" participants, nestling under huge trees at the edge of beach, with scuba diving and non-motorized sea sports.
SUNSET WINE CRUISE
Kota Kinabalu offers some of the most beautiful sunset in Asia. Relax or unwind from the day's hectic schedule and enjoy the fresh air breeze of the South China Sea. Boat cruising to nearby islands and you got the chance to view sunset on sea, and the chance to view Kota Kinabau City looking out from the South China Sea with glittering night lights.
5 HOURS LEISURE FISHING TOUR
Tunku Abdul Rahman Park is good spot for fishing. Many type of game fishes can be found in this place include Grouper fish, Mackerel, Catfish and many more. Suitable fishes caught will be used to prepare special meal such as sashimi. Try to catch as many fish as possible!