10 Best Boating Tours in Kota Kinabalu - 2020 (with 256 Reviews)

Popular Kota Kinabalu Boating Tour Packages

Package Name Duration Price Rating Details
Day Trip to Tunku Abdul Rahman Isalnd with Boat Snorkeling Experience 7H ₹ 2900 4.0 star View Details
Sepanggar Island Day Tour, Sabah @ Flat 19% off 7H ₹ 3350 5.0 star View Details
Island Hopping Adventure Full Day Tour in Kota Kinabalu Via Kayak Flat 20% off 7H ₹ 4400 3.0 star View Details
Snorkeling or Diving Experience in Moon Bay from Kota Kinabalu 9H ₹ 4350 4.0 star View Details
Borneo Kellybays Day Tour, Sabah @ Flat 20% off 8H ₹ 3237 4.0 star View Details
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Day Trip to Tunku Abdul Rahman Isalnd with Boat Snorkeling Experience Featured
Day Trip to Tunku Abdul Rahman Isalnd with Boat Snorkeling Experience

7H

Kota Kinabalu

Get ready to spend a day which will be filled with thrill and fun while you enjoy a trip to this amazing island and relish the boat snorkeling experience. You will be stepping into a different world as you embark on the beautiful islands of Manukan, Mamutik, Sapi, and Gaya islands. you will get to snorkel in crystal waters and witness the beauty of marine life. You will be refreshed when the tropical breeze will touch your face while you aboard a double-deck catamaran on the way to dreamy Gaya Island. You will be delighted as you will be savoring local style lunch by the beach alongside spectacular oceanic views.Itinerary:8:15am-8: 30 am: Pick up from the hotel8:40 am: Depart for Sutera Harbour Marina Jetty9:00 am Arrival at the jetty for the boat ride to first snorkeling point9:20am-9: 50 am: Arrive at the first snorkeling point and snorkeling activity10:00 am: Proceed to the next snorkeling point12:00 pm: Transfer to Gaya Island for lunch (guests can visit other islands at their own expense)12:30 pm: Relax on the beach or enjoy more water activities on-site free and easy, optional activities available onsite1:30 pm: Depart back to the jetty3:00pm-3: 30 pm: Drop off to the hotel
Superb

40 Ratings

4.0

40 Ratings

Starting from

INR 2,900

Sepanggar Island Day Tour, Sabah @ Flat 19% off Featured
Sepanggar Island Day Tour, Sabah @ Flat 19% off

7H

Kota Kinabalu

About the Activity:The Sepanggar Island Sabah Tour is a 7 hours 30 minutes long guided tour from Kota Kinabalu City to the island of MengalumWith this tour, you can explore the farthest corners of Sabah and treat yourself to the natural landscapes and wealth of nature-based activities of Sepanggar SabahThe tour covers the aquamarine waters and the vibrant tropical rainforests of the areaYou can enter the waters and observe the coral reefs up-close while snorkelling or follow trails in the jungle all the while taking in the flora and faunaAt the island, you can also enjoy parasailing, sea walking, kayaking, etc. by paying separately at the locationYou can choose between an English-speaking or a Chinese-speaking guide/driver for the ease of communicationYou will also be provided with an English-speaking instructor and proper snorkelling gear before you get into the waterThe tour includes free pickup and drop off facility from Kota Kinabalu city centre and paid facilities from Kota Kinabalu outskirts in air-conditioned vehiclesBoat transfers to and from the island are also included in the tour and the tour also includes local-styled lunch, packed with local delicaciesAbout Sepanggar Island:Sepanggar Island is a small Malaysian Island which is located off Sepanggar in Sabah. A small local community thrives on the eastern shore of the island while the rest of it is largely uninhabited, giving it an air of unspoilt beauty. The sprawling landscapes are dominated by crystal clear waters and powdery, white sand. You can get some amazing views of the Gaya Bay on its eastern shoreline. Since the island is also home to several peaks, covered in tropical rainforests, it also offers several opportunities for trekking and walking. The island is mostly home to fishermen and not swarmed by tourists, making it a quiet getaway from the busy city life. But it’s quietude should not be confused with boredom as it offers several water-based activities like snorkelling, parasailing, sea walking, kayaking, etc. It also has a small snippet of history to its account as this is the site where several World War II bombs have been found.
Excellent

32 Ratings

5.0

32 Ratings

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INR 4,180

INR 3,350

Island Hopping Adventure Full Day Tour in Kota Kinabalu Via Kayak Flat 20% off Featured
Island Hopping Adventure Full Day Tour in Kota Kinabalu Via Kayak Flat 20% off

7H

Kota Kinabalu

Get ready to enjoy the adventurous full-day tour while you ride the waves and make a splash through the top islands off of Kota Kinabalu aboard a sturdy kayak. You will get to explore Sabah's gorgeous tropical wonders beginning from Manukan island to the virgin isles of Sulug. Your dreams will be turning into reality and you will be walking along the flawless white sand beach at  Sulug island and enjoy snorkeling through the uncharted, thriving coral reefs of Mamutik island. you will be savoring a hearty barbecue lunch served fresh by locals at the beachside.Itinerary:8:30 am: Pick up from hotel in Kota Kinabalu city to jetty9:00 am: Depart from Jesselton Point jetty9:30 am: Arrive at Manukan island and prepare for kayaking9:45 am:  Starts safety briefing by a professional guide10:30 am: Paddle from Manukan island to Sulug island11:30 am: Snorkel and marvel before proceeding to Mamutik island for barbecue lunch12:30 pm: Free and easy optional activities available onsite2:00 pm: Paddle back to Manukan island3:00 pm: Depart for Jesselton Point jetty3:30 pm: Drop off to the hotel
Very Good

38 Ratings

3.0

38 Ratings

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INR 5,540

INR 4,400

Snorkeling or Diving Experience in Moon Bay from Kota Kinabalu Featured
Snorkeling or Diving Experience in Moon Bay from Kota Kinabalu

9H

Kota Kinabalu

It's time to snorkel deep into the sea and witness the stunning ocean life all around you. Walk down the fine sand beach of Moon Bay while enjoying the majestic view of the sea and get a chance to swim among a variety of colorful marine species during your scuba diving experience. Enjoy the convenience of hotel pick up and drop off services within the Kota Kinabalu city area. Itinerary of the tour7:30 am: Hotel pick up within Kota Kinabalu9:45 am: Arrive at Usukan Jetty.10:15 am: Safety briefing. Depart to Moon Bay10:30 am: Arrive at Moon Bay. Start snorkeling or diving12:00pm: Lunch1:00 pm: Travel back to Usukan Jetty1:15 pm: Free time2:30 pm: Snack time3:00 pm: Travel back to Kota Kinabalu5:00 pm: Hotel drop off
Superb

39 Ratings

4.0

39 Ratings

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INR 5,500

INR 4,350

Borneo Kellybays Day Tour, Sabah @ Flat 20% off
Borneo Kellybays Day Tour, Sabah @ Flat 20% off

8H

Kota Kinabalu

About the activity:Spend a laidback day in Sabah by joining the Borneo Kellybay’s trip and admire the picturesque views of the place and say goodbye to stress and anxiety.Bask in the warmth of the sun on the beach, relish the moments of solidarity or indulge in enthralling water sports activities.Make your holiday count by trying watersports such as banana ride, body surfing, and kayaking.Enjoy the ride to and fro jetty on a floating pavilion.Experience leisure beach activities such as crab catching and fishing in Borneo Sabah.Enhance your tour experience by enjoying the lip-smacking Malaysian delicacies of the town.Make your Borneo Kellybays tour the key highlight of your Sabah vacation.About Borneo Kellybays:Popular for its scenic vistas and exhilarating water sports,  Borneo Kellybays is a place straight out of your dreams. Whether you are a culture geek looking for some real experiences in Malaysia, an adventure enthusiast who wish to set his adrenaline racing or a leisure traveler who wants to engage in activities such as fishing and crab catching, Kellybay welcomes everyone with immense love. On your visit to this place, don’t forget to participate in Batik painting that is another popular activity in the city. For adventure enthusiasts, Borneo Sabah is an ideal destination to try enthralling water sports such as banana boating and kayaking. The island also encompasses some scuba diving sites where you explore the rich marine life and spend a fun-filled day with your loved ones. From exploring the dense rainforests to witnessing the rare species of Orangutans, there are bountiful of things that make Borneo a traveler's delight. To finish off your Borneo Sabha tour in a perfect mood, head to any of its popular restaurant and relish the mouthwatering traditional Malaysian delicacies.Itinerary:The itinerary below is for reference only. Actual time may vary depending on the number of visitors, distance, season, weather, and road conditions9:30am - Pick up from hotel lobby, depart to Kellybays10:30am - Arrive at Kellybays.10:35am - Hop on a floating pavilion and catch fishes and crabs11:00am - Arrival at the restaurant11:30am - Participate in batik painting or enjoying the beauty of Kellybays12:30am - Lunch time1:30pm enjoy various water sports activities3:00pm tea time3:30pm take a ride on the floating pavilion back to the jettyPick Up Information:Please indicate your hotel address for pick up on the checkout pagePlease be at your hotel lobby 10 minutes before scheduled departureThe operator will reconfirm your pick up time in advance. As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up routeTransfer to or from outskirt hotels/homestays will incur the following fees to be paid directly to the driver:1-3 people: MYR15 per person/way4 or more: MYR10 per person/wayTransfers to or from hotels located in Kinarut will incur the following fees, to be paid directly to the driver:1-6 people: MYR30 per person/way4:00pm transfer back to the hotel.
Superb

28 Ratings

4.0

28 Ratings

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INR 4,047

INR 3,237

Klias River Cruise & Fireflies Safari, Sabah @ Flat 16% off Best Seller
Klias River Cruise & Fireflies Safari, Sabah @ Flat 16% off

7H

Kota Kinabalu

About the activity:-    Witness the rare Proboscis monkey dangling from branches and on the river banks having fun.-    Enjoy high tea and delicious dinner on board watching the fireflies dance at night.-    The Klias River Cruise includes Hotel return and boat transfers.-    An English speaking guide will accompany you for the entire trip.-    A relaxing river cruise on the river Klias will help you explore the nearby areas, mangrove forest and various species of flora and fauna dwelling there.About Klias:A scenic drive for 1.5 hours from Kota Kinabalu will take you to Klias, an extremely picturesque wetland considered to be the biggest peat swamp forest in Sabah. It happens to be the habitat for Proboscis monkey, Silver leaf monkey and fireflies. The tree-dwelling Proboscis monkey re often spotted post-sunset on treetops making merry.  It attracts thousands of tourist every year who equally enjoy the Klias River Cruise Sabah. Little speed boats cruising across the river Klias spotting monkeys on trees and river banks. Nights are also enjoyed by watching the nocturnal animals and witnessing fireflies transforming the place into magic. The lush mangrove forest makes for a charming backdrop with serene river water flowing ceaselessly.Itinerary:2:00pm hotel pick up to Kota Klias4:00pm arrive at the jetty, coffee/ tea and cakes will be served4:45pm board for river cruise5:00pm search the odds nosed monkeys Borneo - the Proboscis Monkeys6:00pm return journey to the jetty, enjoy the view of sunset in the boat6:30pm arrive at jetty for hearty dinner overlooking the Klias River7:00pm enjoy another boat trip to witness the fireflies7:30pm depart for Kota Kinabalu9:30pm hotel drop offHotel Pick Up Location:Kota Kinabalu area: 2:00pm1Borneo, Nexis Karambunai, Rasa Ria Resort, Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort: 2:30pm (surcharge of MYR35 per person, payable directly to the operator)The operator will contact you to confirm about the final pick up details before the day of the tourPlease arrive at your hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pick up time. For no shows and late arrivals, rescheduling and refund requests will not be entertainedAs this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route
Superb

30 Ratings

4.0

30 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,354

INR 2,817

Banana Boat Ride at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park
Banana Boat Ride at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

Kota Kinabalu

About the Activity: Embark on this amazing activity of Banana Boat Ride at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and get a chance to ride through the crystal clear waters.Meet at Sunny Reef dive shop at 09.00 AM and kick-start this exciting adventurous activity.Sail along the sea surface for 15 minutes via this exciting banana boat ride.Enjoy the picturesque surroundings while enthralling in this fun-filled boat ride along with family and friends.End the thrilling activity with lots of wonderful memories.
Very Good

26 Ratings

3.0

26 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,403

Mengalum Island Day Tour with Snorkelling, Sabah @ 19% off Best Seller
Mengalum Island Day Tour with Snorkelling, Sabah @ 19% off

10H

Kota Kinabalu

About the Activity:The Mengalum Island Tour is a 9-10 hours long guided tour from Kota Kinabalu City to the island of MengalumThis tour will take you to the West Coast Division of Sabah and offer some breathtaking views of sand, sea and skiesOn this trip, you will get to snorkel on the ocean floor of Mengalum Island, walk on the white sand beaches around the shoreline and lounge in the sun-filled environsThis is a group tour and can include 1-25 people in every groupThe tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off facility for hotels in Kota Kinabalu and its surroundingsThe tour also includes boat rides to the island from Sutera Marine JettyThe guide/driver provided in the tour is knowledgeable and understands and speaks English for efficient communicationThis Mengalum Island Day Tour also includes lunch and the sample menu includes chicken, soup, seasonal vegetables, fruits, prawns, fish, eggs and riceOnce at the island, the tour also includes a safety discussion session and proper snorkelling gearAbout Mengalum Island Tour:The Mengalum Island Tour takes you to the island of Mengalum located on the West Coast Division of Sabah. This island is popular with the tourists and locals alike for its stunning beauty. You can take a boat to the island and easily spend a day, taking part in water-based activities or just lazing around. The island provides excellent opportunities for snorkeling. You can swim to the ocean floor and spot a myriad of sea creatures including colorful florals, schools of fish and sea turtles parading on all sides. Snorkeling at the island is an ideal way of spending time with your family and friends as it has things to enjoy for everyone. You can sunbathe on the beach or go for long, sandy walks. The crystal-clear waters and white sand offer perfect opportunities for photography as well. Or, you can simply put down a picnic and eat away with your loved ones as you look at the amazing views. Sunsets and sunrise at the island are also mesmerizing.Itinerary:7:00am hotel pick up from Kota Kinabalu City8:00am depart from Sutera Marine Jetty to Mengalum Island9:15am safety briefing and prepare snorkeling equipment9:30am depart for snorkeling session12:00pm enjoy sumptious lunch on the island2:30pm get ready for depart back to Kota Kinabalu3:30pm arrival at Sutera Marina Jetty and hotel drop off in Kota KinabaluHotel Pick Up Details:Please arrive at the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pick up timeThe operator will reconfirm your pick up time before the tourAs this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up routeTransfer to or from outskirt hotels/homestays will incur the following fees to be paid directly to the driver:1-3 people: MYR15 per person/way4 or more: MYR10 per person/wayTransfers to or from hotels located in Kinarut will incur the following fees, to be paid directly to the driver:1-6 people: MYR30 per person/way
Superb

23 Ratings

4.0

23 Ratings

Starting from

INR 8,097

INR 6,558

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08 July 2019
Excellent
Snokerling is one of the best experience of my life till now. Superb day out with amazing experience
What a great experience to see the endemic proboscis monkeys of Borneo in just a two hour drive from Kota Kinabalu. The firefly display was also magical.