Papar River Rafting + Weston River Cruise


  • River rafting + river cruise combo tour
  • Grade I-II
  • Cover with insurance
  • Weston wetland
  • Crocodiles, monkeys and fireflies
  • Local Malay culture


Return boat & land transfer, rafting equipments, professional guide master, river cruise, lunch, refreshment high tea, local Malay dinner, tour guide.


Papar is located in the southern part of Kota Kinabalu, which is also an undeveloped residence for traditional ethnic Dusun. Papar River is a nice place to experience the Grade I – II rafting especially for those who loved water sports.

After gathering at lobby in the morning, tour guide will pickup you and start the trip. You can enjoy the impressive scenery of traditional Malay village along the way. After travelling for about 40 minutes, we will reach the basecamp. You can prepare clothing and takes photos in the meantime, the raft crew will prepare the boat and equipment.

Rafting starts right after the briefing of raft master regarding the safety procedure and how to use the facilities.

The raft master will take a break in the midway after rafting for about 40 minutes. Before continue the remaining trip, you can jump into the river to swim, or take a seat at the shore to enjoy the scenery of river bank. After rafting for 20 minutes we will reach to the ending point. Thus, the challenge of Papar River of length 13km in total has been completed.

Transfer for about 2 hours passing the South China Sea, scenery of villages, small town and some roadside fruit stall brings you to Kota Klias peninsula, located in between the small town as well as district of Beaufort and Kuala Penyu.

Upon arrival, you will be served with a local style high tea before going for river cruise.

Late afternoon, board on a boat and proceed to cruise in search for wild life along the river to name a few the notably proboscis monkeys, long tail macaque, birds such as Kingfisher, darter, eagle and perhaps the Silver Leaf monkeys.

Weston's swampy area is populated by aquatic wildlife such as mudskippers, otters and crocodiles. It is also the nursery ground for fishes, shrimps, clams, crabs and the likes.

At night, you will have the chance to see fireflies depending on the moon’s size and brightness and an opportunity to spot some nocturnal animals such as flying fox and bats. You might spot some fireflies around or nearby the jetty while enjoying your sumptuous dinner.



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

Pickup Time & Transport Fee

Pickup time below is for reference only, actual time will be sent to you upon booking is confirmed. Transport fee quoted is per person.

Zone Hotel Pickup Time Fee (MYR)
A Kota Kinabalu city North (Grandis, Hyatt, Gaya street area...) 10:00 am Free
B Kota Kinabalu city Center (Marriott, Marina Court, Horizon, ...) 10:00 am Free
C Kota Kinabalu city South (Sutera Harbour, KK Time Square, ...) 10:00 am Free
D Airport area (Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Aeropod, ...) 10:00 am Free
E 1Borneo area (Tune, Grand Borneo, ...) 9:15 am 30.00
F Outskirt area (Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Nexus Karambunai, ...) 9:15 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. Please be noted that 2.3% processing fee is non-refundable in case there is cancellation 3 days after the payment made.

Bank Transfer

for Malaysians:
Online banking through your Malaysia Bank Account

for International guests:
Use WISE - a Fast & convenient global transfers service, better exchange rate than conventional bank Telegraphic Transfer; No 2.3% processing fee; Generally we would receive your payment in same day.

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 least3 day(s) in advance

  • Cancellation & Refund Policy:  Not refunable for any cancellation made.

  • 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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