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The Nature of Kelly Bay


  • Bamboo Raft
  • Batik painting
  • Blow pipes, body surfing, and other activities


Return land & boat transfer, Malay style buffet lunch* 1, Indian style high tea* 1, life jacket, Batik painting.


    MYR40 OFF

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One such holiday destination is Borneo KellyBays, situated near the sleepy town of Laya-laya, Tuaran. It is about 40 minutes drive from Kota Kinabalu to the private jetty, then  a uniquely built ferry which is just like in a “Floating Pondok” ferries across the mangrove river and accompanying by the creaking sounds of insects.  5 minutes later, reach the destination with a feeling of total getaway from hassle of the city life.

This holiday treat is truly a jewel in hiding as even some local Sabahans have not even heard about it, as it is hidden within a mangrove forest with 8km long beach, which overlooks the tranquil South China Sea. It is a unique experience for visitors as they will get to experience the mysterious swamp atmosphere and also the sun and sand of the beach area.

Group activities are most popular at KellyBays. There are thrilling banana boat rides, beach volley ball, kayaks(sampan), body surfing, fishing, prawn catching, blow pipes, survivor games and even sand castles building which are appreciated by families. Due to its unique geographical and environmental location of facing both the river and the sea, visitors will be able to enjoy and appreciate the activities available, either sporty or relaxing at KellyBays. Be it at the river or the sea, you will have a totally enjoyable delightful time.

Borneo KellyBays is truly a place for everyone and anything; families, business trips, schools, corporate outings, and just about everything else. It is truly fun with nature at its best.


Band Wagon
Additional water sport game [Band Wagon]

MYR 45/person/game (minimum 2 person)
MYR 35/person/game (3 person and above)
Duration time: 10~15 minutes per game

Additional activities guest will be paid upon arrival at Kelly Bay. For details, please contact the reception desk of Kelly Bay.


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

  • 09:30

    Picked up at hotel, depart to Kelly Bay.

  • 10:30

    Arrive jetty, boarding to Bamboo raft, cruise down in mangrove tree river, stop at river bank for fishing and crab catching.

  • 11:00

    Arrive hut, explain the trip and rules by tour guide. Then enjoy Batik painting or free at leisure for relaxing.

  • 12:30

    Enjoy malays style buffet lunch.

  • 13:30

    Free and enjoy variety of activities: banana boat rides, body surfing, kayaks, beach volley ball, fishing.

  • 14:30

    Enjoy Indian style high tea (Indian pan cake & milk tea).

  • 15:00

    Depart back to jetty.

  • 15:30

    Transfer back to hotel.


Malay style buffet lunch


Warm Remind

  • Recommend to bring: extra pocket money, camera, drinking water, sun-block lotion, change of clothes, towel, cap/hat, insect repellent.
  • It might takes more time to get turn in playing water sport activities during peak season (Jun - Aug).
  • Free Batik painting.
  • Not guided tour.

Pickup Time & Transport Fee

The pickup time is for reference only, actual time may be vary depends on number of visitors, distance, season, weather and road conditions, should be within 15 minutes. Transport fee quoted is per person.

Zone Hotel Pickup Time Fee (MYR)
A Kota Kinabalu city North (Grandis, Hyatt, Gaya street area...) 9:30 am Free
B Kota Kinabalu city Center (Marriott, Marina Court, Horizon, ...) 9:30 am Free
C Kota Kinabalu city South (Sutera Harbour, KK Time Square, ...) 9:30 am Free
D Airport area (Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Aeropod, ...) 9:30 am Free
E 1Borneo area (Tune, Grand Borneo, ...) 10 am 20.00
F Outskirt area (Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Nexus Karambunai, ...) 8:30 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% transaction fee is non-refundable in case there is cancellation 3 days after the payment made.

Bank Transfer

Please request bank staff to calculate equivalent amount in USD before Telegraphic Transfer (T/T) to Malaysia. It takes 3 days to reach us. No 2.3% surcharge but you have to bear both side banks charges. The balances will be paid to either side as the case may be.

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 least7 day(s) in advance

Cancellation & Refund Policy:  Over 14 days (from date of departure) charge 30% of Tour fare; 7 to 14 days (from date of departure) charge 50% of tour fare; Less than 7 days (from date of departure) charge full tour fare. No refund for those tours which involve accommodation.

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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