An interesting escape that will only take you 1 ½ hour from the city of Kota Kinabalu to a breathtaking backdrop of Mount Kinabalu and placing you at the second most beautiful village in Malaysia. Located somewhere on the northwestern part of Sabah, Kiulu River graded as Class I – II river is safe enough for children and gentle enough for the elderly.
Trip begins with a safety briefing session conducted by our professional raft guide that will demonstrates rafting techniques and proper handling of rafting equipment before rafting commences.
Excursion covers up to 15km, making it the longest white water rafting trip in Borneo. The journey will take about 1 ½ - 2 hours of rafting before reaching the ending point where delicious lunch prepared just by the riverbank.
For those who love to watch these unique primate not found elsewhere in the world is a “Must See”. It would definitely gives you one of the most exhilarating and memorable experience observing the Proboscis monkeys both young and adult leaping from tree to tree and eventually down to feed on young leaves and plants. The leaping act is superb, fast, steady, stylish and perfect. Proboscis monkeys survive mainly on a diet of leaves, seeds, and unripe fruits but will occasionally consume insects as well. As well experiencing a night cruise with glows of fireflies lighting up the trees.
* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.
Depart from your hotel in the Kota Kinabalu City and proceed to Kiulu River, located at Tamparuli area. Journey take 1 ½ -2 hours drive.
Arrive at starting point. Safety Briefing will be given by professional river guide and signing of Liability Release form.
Rafting commences. Excursions takes about 2 hours to the ending point.
Arrive ending point, freshen-up and ready for set lunch.
Depart to Kawa Kawa jetty.
Arrive Kawa Kawa jetty. High tea will be served by local people.
Embark boat for 1st river cruise to search for the proboscis Monkeys. Afterwards, return to jetty for a short drive to watch the Sunset at platform.
Transfer to the hall for the delicious local dinner.
Depart for an evening river cruise to spot the fireflies.
Depart for Kota Kinabalu city.
Reach Kota Kinabalu city, transfer back to hotel.
Min. Participant(s): 2 Persons To Go (child does not counted)
Tour location / Depart from: Kota Kinabalu
Recommend to book: 1 month(s) in advance
To book at least: 3 day(s) in advance
Cancellation & Refund Policy: Over 7 days (from date of departure) charge 50% of tour fare; 2 to 7 days charge 75% of tour fare; Less than 2 days charge full tour fare.
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).