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2D1N Exotic Mengalum Island


  • Mengalum Island Resort
  • Free snorkeling
  • Not crowded with tourists


Return land and boat transfer, 1 night accommodation, welcome drink, breakfast * 1, lunch * 2, dinner * 1, boat snorkeling * 4, snorkeling equipment.


    MYR160 OFF

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Number of Adult
Rate /pax (MYR)

The Malaysian Customs Department (“RMCD”) imposes Tourism Tax to International guest (MYR 10 nett per room per night). You may pay the tax at reception.  Update: Malaysia government waive the tourism tax from 1 July 2020 until 30 Jun 2021.

Situated 35 miles (56 km) North-West of Kota Kinabalu,it’s a remote tropical island paradise surrounded with white sandy beaches and crystal blue waters. It is a destination for those who want to relax in total tranquility and appreciates seafood. The waters off Mengalum known for its rich and diverse marine life is a renown deep sea fishing ground and a fishing location for the annual Sabah International Fishing Tournament, an off-shore fishing competition that promotes the sport and also aims to encourage conservation of marine resources.

The history of Mengalum Island has long been associated with voyaging of Ferdinand Magellan in Asian waters during 16th century. The link is tied to a large metal anchor located in the south- western corner of the island near the shoreline.

Mengalum Island is just under 1,000 acres and is in the form of an irregular circle. Part of the island of some 231.75 acres has being registered as government wildlife reserved for bird sanctuary. Mengalum Island is reach of tourism resources, which enable it to provide many varieties of both on-shore and off-shore activities, including deep sea game fishing, scuba and snorkel diving, beach combing, shallow and near shore water sports.

For those looking for a quiet retreat, wildlife safari in the lagoons and wetland areas, makes for an ideal holiday. The island is best suited for tourism, resort and leisure development principally due to its proximity to Sabah's principal international/ regional gateway.

* Four sessions snorkeling activities, snorkeling mask & life jacket are provided.


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

  • 07:15

    Pickup from hotel.

  • 08:00

    Depart from Tanjung Aru Jetty to Mengalum Island.

  • 09:15

    Upon arrival, served with welcome drink and proceed to Sundeck Restaurant.

  • 10:00

    Conduct safety briefing then proceed for 1st session boat snorkeling trip at selected coral reef.

  • 11:00

    Transfer back to island and free at your own leisure.

  • 12:00

    Chalet check-in.

  • 12:30

    Lunch served at Sundeck Restaurant.

  • 13:30

    Start 2nd session snorkeling.

  • 14:30

    Return to island and free at leisure time.

  • 17:45

    Gather at Sundeck Point and wait for sunset view.

  • 19:00

    Dinner served at Sundeck Restaurant.

  • Overnight at Mengalum Island Resort.


Sundeck Restaurant

Sundeck Restaurant

Warm Remind

  • Recommend to bring: extra pocket money, insect repellent, sun-block lotion, change of clothes, towel, cap/hat, slippers,rain coat, personal toiletries.
  • Accommodation with hot shower, air-conditioning, fan, basic amenities, 2 bottles of 1000ml drinking water and towel.
  • Do not able to do beach snorkel or swim due to stingray around the sea and no lifeguard there.
  • The Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) is imposing a Tourism Tax on guest at the sum of MYR 10 nett per room per night with effect from 1st September 2017. Please pay directly to the resort.
  • Not guided tour.
  • 07:30

    Enjoy breakfast at Sundeck Restaurant. Free and leisure time.

  • 09:30

    Check out the room.

  • 10:00

    Start 3rd session snorkeling.

  • 11:00

    Transfer back to island and free at your own leisure.

  • 12:30

    Lunch served at Sundeck Restaurant.

  • 13:30

    Start 4th session snorkeling.

  • 14:30

    Transfer back to island and free at leisure time.

  • 15:15

    Get ready to return to Kota Kinabalu.

  • 15:45

    Depart from Mengalum Island.

  • 16:00

    Arrive at Jetty.

Sundeck Restaurant

Sundeck Restaurant


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...) 7 am Free
B Kota Kinabalu city Center (Marriott, Marina Court, Horizon, ...) 7 am Free
C Kota Kinabalu city South (Sutera Harbour, KK Time Square, ...) 7 am Free
D Airport area (Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Aeropod, ...) 6:45 am Free
E 1Borneo area (Tune, Grand Borneo, ...) 6:30 am 20.00
F Outskirt area (Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Nexus Karambunai, ...) 6 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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