Membakut Fireflies


  • Sunset photo-taking at the beach
  • Mangrove wildlife with sunset cruise
  • Firefly viewing


Return land and boat transfer, 1x Welcoming snack and coffee, 1x Dinner (mixed between korean & local food).


Thinking this is just an ordinary firefly tour? Fear not,  Embark on a journey with us to Membakut fireflies tour as Membakut is a district in Sabah that is known for its abundant firefly population.

Starting off the tour with hotel pick up from Kota Kinabalu City before heading to Membakut.  

Upon arrival in Membakut, you will be served a welcome snack and coffee prepared with love to re-energize your body for the upcoming mangrove cruise. At 5:20 pm, head for the mangrove cruise where you would have the chance to see our famous proboscis monkey along with other wildlife animals! Accompany by the sunset view while on the cruise , it creates a relaxing ambience while immerse in the sunset view ahead (You may also take sunset photos on the cruise). A sunset photo session by the beach , the sun setting background is perfect for all kinds of photo themes. Going for a romantic theme beach photo?  Candid photo theme? or an social media influencer photo? Go ahead! 

Dinner is served at 6:40pm and will be a mixed of korean and local food. Two different cusine in one meal?! Totally unheard of if you asked me.

After dinner, you will be heading for the fireflies viewing tour and also the main highlight of this trip. At first you will be surrounded with darkness, but as you proceed through , the fireflies will start to gather and illuminating the dark space. Almost as if the stars have decide to pay you a visit from the sky. The boat will stop for a moment for you to take pictures or videos of the fireflies before continuing with the tour.

As you part ways with the fireflies, you will be transfer back to Kota Kinabalu city and to your respective hotels. 


* 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...) 2:30 pm Free
B Kota Kinabalu city Center (Marriott, Marina Court, Horizon, ...) 2:30 pm Free
C Kota Kinabalu city South (Sutera Harbour, KK Time Square, ...) 2:45 pm Free
D Airport area (Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Aeropod, ...) 2:50 pm Free
E 1Borneo area (Tune, Grand Borneo, ...) 2 pm 30.00
F Outskirt area (Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Nexus Karambunai, ...) 1:30 pm 40.00
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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)1 Persons To Go (child does not counted)

  • Tour location / Depart fromKota Kinabalu

  • Recommend to book1 month(s) in advance

  • To book at least1 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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