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Kiulu Rafting + Laya Laya Beach Fireflies


  • Kiulu river
  • Laya Laya Beach
  • Save time
  • River Rafting + River Cruise tour


Return land & boat transfers, river cruise, lunch, light refreshment, dinner, Chinese & English Speaking Guide


    MYR25 OFF

Price List

Number of Adult
Rate /pax (MYR)

Classified as grade I - II rapids, this river provides an easier, safe, fun and enjoyable white water rafting trip in Sabah, Borneo. Kiulu river is located on the northwestern of Sabah in a small town Kiulu. It is suitable for thrill seekers preferring a mild rafting adventure whilst enjoying the picturesque. The excursion covers up to 15km - duration of 1 hour 30 minutes (especially when the water level is high), making it the longest white water rafting experience in Sabah, Borneo.

While having fun and enjoyable moments, you can also relax your mind and soul with the beautiful enchanting scenery that you will see along the river.

Proceed toLaya Laya Hidden Beach after the rafting. Laya Laya  Beach is in Laya Laya Village (Kampung Laya Laya) of Tuaran and locates in a mangrove forest with a beach that stretches 8 km long overlooking the South China Sea and yet to be discovered. Visitors get to enjoy the breezy atmosphere and sunset.


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

  • 12:00

    Meet at hotel lobby and transfer to Kiulu base camp.

  • 13:30

    Lunch is served.

  • 14:00

    Transfer to tarting point & start rafting.

  • 15:30

    Arrive ending point, freshen-up.

  • 16:00

    Depart to Laya Laya Beach.

  • 17:00

    Light refreshment is served.

  • 17:40

    Dinner is served.

  • 18:00

    Fire dance performance starts.

  • 18:30

    Sunset gaze, photo sessions with performers.

  • 18:50

    Transfer to Aru Bay.

  • 19:20

    Fireflies cruise starts. On board and watch as the fireflies appear upon the river banks and light up the atmosphere.

  • 20:20

    Arrive to jetty.

  • 20:30

    Transfer back to hotel / airport.


Local lunch

Malay style dinner

Warm Remind

  • Recommend to bring: sandal with strap/sport shoes, short and T-shirt (not white colour), swimwear, change of clothes, towel, hat, sun block lotion, insect repellent, camera, sun glasses, binocular.
  • Surcharge of MYR10 per person applied for pickup at Kota Kinabalu Airport.
  • Surcharge of MYR30 per person applied for pickup at outskirt area (Avangio Hotel, Nexus Resort Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort, Borneo Beach Villas).
  • Surcharge of MYR20 per person applied for pickup location in Putatan area (eg. Narada Hotel).
  • Surcharge of MYR30 per person applied for pickup location in Kinarut area (eg. Beringgis Beach Resort, Kinabalu Villas).
  • Participants must have trimmed fingernails and toenails.
  • No jewelries and valuable items allowed to be worn (or brought along) during these activities.
  • Please let us know if you have dietary request, e.g. vegetarian.
  • People with heart disease, epilepsy or other severe disease are advised not to rafting.
  • Please prepare retainer for your glasses, and do not wear contact lenses.

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...) 12 pm Free
B Kota Kinabalu city Center (Marriott, Marina Court, Horizon, ...) 12 pm Free
C Kota Kinabalu city South (Sutera Harbour, KK Time Square, ...) 12 pm Free
D Airport area (Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Aeropod, ...) 12 pm Free
E 1Borneo area (Tune, Grand Borneo, ...) 12:30 pm Free
F Outskirt area (Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Nexus Karambunai, ...) 12:30 pm 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% processing 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 least14 day(s) in advance

Cancellation & Refund Policy:  Over 7 days (from date of departure) charge 50% of tour fare; 2 to 7 days charge 75% of tour fare; Less than 2 days charge full tour fare.

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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