Island Hopping And Whitewater Rafting In Sabah

Posted on: May 12th, 2013 by Adrian No Comments

Island Hopping In Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

One of the not-to-missed activity you can do while you are in Kota Kinabalu is to go island hopping. A day trip to a tropical island is a great way to chill out. It is only a 20 minute boat ride away from the city, and you set foot on a beautiful island surrounded by pristine water.

You can go scuba diving, snorkeling or jet ski around the island, go swimming or get a bit of a tan just soaking up the sun with a book on the beach. Do not forget to bring your camera, most islands have a hiking trail and have their own indigenous wildlife.

Most snorkeling gear can be rented while you are on Manukan island, but you should book your scuba diving trip in advance.

Manukan Island Hopping @ Sabah

Besides white water rafting and climbing Mount Kinabalu, island hopping through Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine National Park is another major activity in Sabah, especially if you’re at Kota Kinabalu. There are many tour boat companies providing return trips to the islands that depart from Jesselton Point, the ferry terminal at KK next to the royal….See all stories on this topic »


Kota Kinabalu Trip Day 2 Part 1 – Whitewater Rafting at Padas River

On the second day of our trip to Kota Kinabalu, we went for Whitewater Rafting at Padas River (Sungai Padas). This adventurous activity involves a team of people utilizing a raft to navigate a river, usually on whitewater. Yeah the word whitewater seems to denote that the river should be crystal clear. Well that’s certainly….See all stories on this topic »

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