Gaya Island (Pulau Gaya) is a sizeable island, just 10 minutes off Kota Kinabalu, and forms part of the Tunku Abdul RahmanNational Park. Pulau Gaya is the largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, closest to Kota Kinabalu and is covered with dense virgin, tropical forest. It has been a forest reserve since 1923. The island has 20 km of hiking trails and two 5 star resorts named Gayana Eco Resort, home to the Marine Ecology Research Centre. Historically, Pulau Gaya was also the site of the English colonialist's British North Borneo Company's harbour, razed by the folk hero Mat Salleh on 9 July 1897.
Participants are advised to purchase insurance coverage for this program as normal insurance may not cover the activities. We can make all the necessary arrangements for insurance please find below insurance package:
|Period||Coverage||Cost Per Person|
Up to 5 days
Accidental death & disablement: RM50,000
Medical reimbursement: RM20,000
Alternative medicine reimbursement: RM250
Emergency evacuation: Unlimited
Travel cancellation: RM1000
Damage or loss of personal effects: RM1000
Personal liability: RM1,000,000
Credit card indemnity: RM2,500
Cotton Leech Socks: MYR 35 per pair
3M Ultrathon Insect Repellent (DEET): MYR 50
Rubber shoes for jungle trekking: MYR 15 per pair (up to euro size 43)
Certificate of completion: MYR 7
Pickup from hotel and transfer to Jesselton Point Jetty.
Transfer to Pulau Gaya by speedboat. Approximately 15 minutes from Kota Kinabalu.
Meet at Padang Point.
Welcome briefing & site familiarisation and safety briefing & introduction to the rainforest
Commence trekking (Around 2 KM trekking distance).
Continue trekking (Around 2KM trekking distance)
Arrive at finishing point. Free at own leisure to swim & relax at a beach.
Program closure & departures. Approximately 15 minutes to Kota Kinabalu.
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: No refund 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).