Manukan Island is the second largest island of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and the most frequented island by tourists. Manukan Island is facing a bay of crystal clear and tranquil sea. The water is so calm and shallow that it’s also suitable for non-swimmers. Families feel safe to let their kids playing in the water. No matter how far their children go, parents still can have a clear open view on what’s going on.
Proceed for 30-45 minutes drive to Mengkabong home of the descendants of pirates knows as Bajau Sea Gypsies who set foot land on in the early 19th century. Presently they known as fisherman who resides in small village built on water (i.e house built on stilts and connected by narrow wooden planks). A memorable and educational river cruise about the importance of Mangrove forest with beautiful nature scenery along the river where water streams peacefully and sea real life one of famous indigenous tribe Bajau fisherman lifestyle.
* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.
Pickup from hotel, proceed to jetty and take boat ride towards Manukan Island.
Be mesmerized by the colorful fishes transparent by the crystal clear blue sea and vast greeneries surrounding the island.
BBQ lunch will be served at Manukan Island.
Free at leisure for relaxing, or an option for water sports.
Transfer back to mainland.
Proceed to Mengkabong home of the descendants of pirates.
Local style high tea will be served upon arrival before going for river cruise.
Board on a boat to cruise in search for wild life along the river.
Visit to Oyster/ Mussels home, crad catching and fun fishing before heading to the river mouth.
Malay seafood dinner is served.
Continue for night river cruise to search for glimpses of fireflies.
Heading back to Kota Kinabalu.
Reach Kota Kinabalu city, transfer back to hotel / lodge.
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: 2 day(s) in advance
Cancellation & Refund Policy: Less than 3 days (from date of departure) charge 50% OF tour fare. No refund for those tours which involve accommodation.
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).