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Aishani Bhat


Our guide was superb and knowledgable. He was funny yet professional. In all, it was an amazing experience. Would definitely recommend!!

Kiulu White Water Rafting Overview

Trip Starting From: Kota Kinabalu

Trip Location: Kota Kinabalu

About White water rafting:

-    Kiulu Water Rafting is great for beginners as well as for children, thus a great activity for bonding with friends and family.

-    A trained guide will lead you through the many rapids and cascading river water. Experience the 7km long rafting trip in Borneo.

-    Learn the basics of paddling for a couple of hours before you deep dive into serious white water rafting

-    After a memorable white water rafting savour delicious Barbecue lunch offered with a hint of local flavour on the banks of the river.

-    The endpoint is an extremely scenic site with sufficient place for shower and change along with mouth water food.

-    Enjoy Hotel pick-up and drop to and from the Hotel

-    Get an adrenaline rush indulging in the Kiulu Rafting on the gushing waters of Kiulu.

About Kiulu:

The Sabah gateway is dotted with pools and rapids filled with adventure and excitement. The Kiulu Water Rafting is one of the most sought after outdoor activities that tourists and locals prefer to indulge into due to its different levels on offer for every outdoor enthusiast.

Paddling through deep pools, overcoming rapids and exploring the picturesque beauty of the river banks punctuated with foliage is worth a watch


8:00am hotel pick up to Kiulu river (about 1.5-2 hours)
10:30am arrive at river rafting start point
Safety briefing and signing of Liability Release Form
11:00am rafting starts
1.5-2 hours of rafting to end point
1:00pm arrive at the end point and have BBQ lunch
1:45pm depart for hotel

Pick Up Information:

Airport & surrounding areas: 7:45am
Kota Kinabalu city area: 8:00am
1 Borneo area: 8:30am
The operator will reconfirm your pick up time again before the trip
Please arrive at the pick up location 10 minutes before the scheduled pick up time
As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route


  • BBQ lunch


  • White Water Rafting

Other Inclusions

  • English speaking guide
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  • Rafting equipment and life jacket
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  • BBQ lunch
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  • Insurance provided by operator
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  • Bottle drinking water
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  • Entrance fee
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  • Return hotel transfers


  • Shared Vehicle

Things To Carry

  • Towel
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  • Change of clothes
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  • Insect repellent
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  • Sun protection
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  • Cash to pay surcharge (areas outside Kota Kinabalu)


  • Carry sunglasses, insect repellants, change of clothes and extra cash for a surcharge on your trip to Kiulu Rafting.
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  • Children between the age of 5- 11 years will be considered for child ticket.
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  • Life jackets are available for children aged 5 yrs and above.
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  • Please trim your fingernails and toenails.
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  • Do not carry valuable items or jewellery to the rafting trip.
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  • Guests are not encouraged to wear contact lenses during the Kiulu White water Rafting Sabah.
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  • The rafting trip is not advisable for pregnant women, individuals with epilepsy or other serious ailments.
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  • It is recommended to wear swimwear, shorts and sports shoes during the rafting experience.
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  • A liability release form should be understood and signed by the participants before the trip commences.
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  • Kindly report 10 minutes before the scheduled time at the venue.

Tour Type

  • This is a group tour

Kiulu White Water Rafting: Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Kiulu White Water Rafting: Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Kiulu White Water Rafting: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    Our guide was superb and knowledgable. He was funny yet professional. In all, it was an amazing experience. Would definitely recommend!!


    People Also Ask About Kiulu White Water Rafting

    1. How to use the booking voucher of Kiulu White Water Rafting?

      Once your Kiulu Rafting booking is confirmed and your voucher is emailed to you, you may print it out or save a copy on your mobile device.

      On the day of the activity, prior to the pick-up, you will be asked to present either the printed copy or the mobile voucher for this activity.

      Note that this voucher is valid only on the tour date and time specified on the voucher and cannot be cancelled.

    2. What is the best time to go for Kiulu rafting?

      Pretty much any time of the year is a good time to experience the thrilling white water rapids, however, the waters do tend to get slightly choppy from May to November, during the monsoons.

      If you’re one who loves an adrenaline rush and fears nothing, you can check out this destination during the monsoons too.

    3. Is Kiulu white water rafting safe?

      Kiulu water rafting has white water rapids that are relatively gentle, ranging from Grade 1 to 2 of rapids.

      For the activity, you will be provided with life-jackets and will be accompanied by a guide, as well, making this exciting activity an enjoyable one for all, kids, adults, beginners and experienced rafters.

    4. Is it worth visiting Kiulu for rafting?

      We most certainly recommend visiting Kiulu river rafting in Sabah, Malaysia for river rafting. Here’s why:

      On an otherwise relaxed holiday in Malaysia, you can treat yourself to this adrenaline rush down the Kiulu River.
      This is a great activity for everyone, be it family or friends.
      After a two hour white water river rafting activity, you can gorge on sumptuous barbecue lunch

    5. If I can’t swim, can I still go Kiulu rafting?

      Yes, If you can't swim then also you can go for Kiulu rafting. The white water rapids in the river are basic, belonging to Grade 1 and 2, so there’s rarely a chance of the boat capsizing.

      Safety measures are well taken care of, which include insurance by the tour operator and a life-jacket during the course of the activity.

      You will also be travelling with an experienced guide and a group, so there is nothing to worry about.

    6. Which place is the meeting point for the Kiulu White Water Rafting?

      The package includes a pick-up and drop service right from your hotel. Details and timings for the same are as follows:

      Airport and surrounding areas - 7:45 am
      Kota Kinabalu city area: 8:00 am
      1Borneo area: 8:30 am

      Note: Please be present in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before pick-up time. These timings are subject to change. Your pick-up time will be reconfirmed prior to the trip.

    7. What is the youngest age child you will allow on the river?

      A child has to be minimum 5 years of age to be a part of the Kiulu white water rafting Sabah activity.

      A child should always be accompanied by an adult.

    8. Will I have a guide in my raft?

      Yes, the Kiulu white water rafting activity is carried out by an English-speaking guide who will accompany you throughout the ride.

    9. If I get injured what would be the solutions and who will bear the medical treatment cost?

      The Kiulu white water rafting price is inclusive of insurance that’ll be provided by the operator.

      In the unfortunate event that you do injure yourself during the course of the activity, the medical treatment cost will be covered in this insurance.

      Please check the Insurance Cover and Liability Release Form for further details.

    10. What are my chances of falling out of the boat? What should I do if I fall?

      The white water rapids of the river are easy to row through and chances of falling off the boat are very low.

      However, we ensure that your Kiulu rafting activity is a safe one and you shall be provided with a safety briefing before the boat ride, which will guide you with what you need to do in case of a mishap.

    11. What do I need to wear for Kiulu white water rafting?

      To ensure that your Kiulu white water rafting activity is an enjoyable and safe one, we recommend bringing along the following clothing and equipment:

      Be clothed in swimwear, shorts, a t-shirt that are easy-dry and sport shoes that are comfortable
      Do not wear contact lenses
      Trim your fingernails and toenails
      Carry a towel, a change of clothes and an insect repellent.
      Do not bring along any valuable items that you may lose during the activity.

    12. Can I do it solo or I have to join a group?

      The boat needs to be completely full to maintain a good balance along the rapids, Which is why you will have to join a group for the Kiulu water rafting activity.

    13. What level of rapids are there in Kiulu?

      The white water rapids are basic ones, belonging to Grade 1 and 2.

      Grade 1 has fast-flowing water with small waves and ripples. Grade 2 is an easy level to conquer, as well. In all, Kiulu rafting is extremely safe and enjoyable for a thrilling afternoon.

    14. What is white water river rafting?

      White water rapids are the primary reason adventure enthusiasts look forward to river rafting.

      Buttermilk-like white water flows over rocks and gravel, and is fun to ride on as it ranges from flat to frothy and bouncy to turbulent.

      These Grades range from 1 to level 5, Grade 1 being the easiest and Grade 5 being the toughest.

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