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Sepanggar Island Day Trip


  • Tranquil island in Kota Kinabalu
  • Close to Kota Kinabalu city
  • Included snorkeling mask, snorkel and life jacket


Return boat & land transfer, terminal fee, snorkelling equipment, tour guide, lunch * 1.


Price List

Number of Adult
Rate /pax (MYR)

Easily spotted from Kota Kinabalu City centre and Likas Bay, this idyllic tropical island is only 5km away. A 10 minutes boat ride from Jesselton Point Jetty will bring you to an idyllic beach resort sets by the hills of primary rainforest fronted by white sandy beaches, and a spectacular view of Gaya Bay and KK City - Sepanggar Island. The sandy beaches are met by thick ancient jungle right off the coast that rises to its twin main peaks, as high as 160 meters a.m.s.l.

A heaven for nature lovers, it is blessed with an amazing varieties of flora and fauna befitting an untouched tropical rainforest. Here, the island is yours to explore. Take a walk along the white sandy beach, trek up the hills and be mesmerised by the vista, the scents and sounds of the rainforest. Or simply bask in the sun on the beach, dozing to the sound of the lapping waves, and in the tranquility of an island where few have tread.

Trek up the rainforest trail to the South Peak (highest peak of the island). Enjoy the panoramic view of Gaya Bay, Likas Bay, Sepanggar Bay, the South China Sea and our next door neighbours, Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and Kota Kinabalu City. Be humbled by the giants trees, ferns and rattan along the trail. Listen to the bird calls and buzz of the inhabitants of the jungle.

On descent, go for a refreshing dip in the clear blue sea. Then go scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking, or just lay on the beach. Take a walk along the white sandy beach, trek up the hills and be mesmerised by the vista, the scents and sounds of the rainforest. Or simply bask in the sun on the beach, dozing to the sound of the lapping waves, and in the tranquility of an island where few have tread.

Facilities of the island: lounge, beach chair, hammocks, beach straw mat and shower room, changing room, washroom.

Optional Activity:
Banana Boat: MYR 70 per person
Sea walking: MYR 250 per person
Parasailing: MYR 100 per person
Jetski: MYR 175 per person
Discover Scuba Diving (1Dive): MYR 280 per person


* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.

  • 08:00

    Pick up from your hotel.

  • 08:30

    Upon arrival at the jetty, transfer to Sepanggar Island.

  • 09:30

    Proceed with approximately 10-15 minutes boat ride to the Sepanggar Island.

  • 10:00

    Arrive at island, enjoy snorkeling activity.

  • 12:30

    Enjoy local style lunch. Free and leisure time.

  • 15:00

    Depart on the first boat back to Jesselton Point.||

  • 15:30

    Arrive at Jesselton jetty and transfer back to hotel.


Local Style Lunch


Warm Remind

  • Child rate are charged between 2~11 years old.
  • Recommend to bring: hat, sun block, extra clothes and towel.
  • Owner is praise highly tranquil and leisure island, hope visitor could enjoy the sound of nature.

Pickup Time & Transport Fee

The pickup time is for reference only, actual time may be vary depends on number of visitors, distance, season, weather and road conditions, should be within 15 minutes. Transport fee quoted is per person.

Zone Hotel Pickup Time Fee (MYR)
A Kota Kinabalu city North (Grandis, Hyatt, Gaya street area...) 8 am Free
B Kota Kinabalu city Center (Marriott, Marina Court, Horizon, ...) 8 am Free
C Kota Kinabalu city South (Sutera Harbour, KK Time Square, ...) 8 am Free
D Airport area (Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Aeropod, ...) 7:45 am Free
E 1Borneo area (Tune, Grand Borneo, ...) 7:45 am 30.00
F Outskirt area (Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Nexus Karambunai, ...) 7 am 30.00
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How to Pay

Pay on travelling day

No advance payment is required, simply pay cash in Ringgit-Malaysia to tour guide. However, you still need pay in full for any cancellation made 1 day prior to tour date.

Pay Online

Accep Visa and MasterCard credit card, Malaysian bank transfer, Paypal, FPX, Alipay. 2.3% surcharge apply.

Bank Transfer

Please request bank staff to calculate equivalent amount in USD before Telegraphic Transfer (T/T) to Malaysia. It takes 3 days to reach us. No 2.3% surcharge but you have to bear both side banks charges. The balances will be paid to either side as the case may be.

Additional information

Min. Participant(s)2 Persons To Go (child does not counted)

Tour location / Depart fromKota Kinabalu

Recommend to book1 month(s) in advance

To book at least7 day(s) in advance

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Tour Type: Sit-In-Coach basis (SIC). This tour is not private tour, you will share the trip with other guests come from different countries. Please notify us upon booking if you are looking for private tour, surcharge might be applied.

Insurance: Tourist transportation insurance included. Please contact your insurance agency for personal travel insurance.

Pickup Service:  Pickup service will be provided from the hotel/hostel/lodge that you are staying. Please wait at lobby while the tour guide will find you when he/she arrive. Dropoff service will be provided after travelling, please notify us upon booking if your dropoff location is differ from pickup location.

Specialities: You may decide the joining date, no compulsory tips (If you are happy and satisfied with the journey and the tour guide service, it's always a nice way to express your appreciation with tipping, OR words of thanks is good enough).

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