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.
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.
Picked up at hotel, depart to Kelly Bay.
Arrive jetty, boarding to Bamboo raft, cruise down in mangrove tree river, stop at river bank for fishing and crab catching.
Arrive hut, explain the trip and rules by tour guide. Then enjoy Batik painting or free at leisure for relaxing.
Enjoy malays style buffet lunch.
Free and enjoy variety of activities: banana boat rides, body surfing, kayaks, beach volley ball, fishing.
Enjoy Indian style high tea (Indian pan cake & milk tea).
Depart back to jetty.
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: 7 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.
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).