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Day trip from Kota Kinabalu

White Water Rafting at Padas River

If you are looking for a more exciting rafting experience in Sabah, then travel to Padas River is a must. The adrenaline rush excursion covers a distance of 9km of this rather muddy 200 km river that holds 7 exciting and tough rapids! These rapids carry amusing names such as Merry-Go-Round Rapid, Break Point Rapid, Scooby Doo Rapid, Cobra Rapid, Curve ...

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A visit to Marine Ecology Research Center and Gayana Eco Resort

Located at Gaya Island, and 15 minutes boat ride away from Kota Kinabalu city is the Marine Ecology Research Center (MERC). MERC is part of the Gayana Eco Resort. 7 of the world’s 8 species of Giant Clams are bred here. If you don’t know much about giant clams, MERC is the perfect place to be. Over 3000 giant clams have been successfully nurtured in the nursery. They ...

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SuperStar Aquarius homeport at Kota Kinabalu

SuperStar Aquarius will homeport at Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of Sabah from Nov 6, 2013 until March 30, 2014. Her homeport relocation to Kota Kinabalu also makes Star Cruises the first international cruise line to home port a ship in the capital of Sabah. SuperStar Aquarius has restaurants serving a wide range of halal cuisines from Asian to Western ...

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Kiulu White Water Rafting

Kiulu white water rafting sabah

There are 2 destinations for water rafting in Sabah: Kiulu River and Padas River. Kiulu River Rafting is rated at 1-2 grade while Padas is graded at 3-4 grade. Kiulu is a perfect place for beginners and its location near Kota Kinabalu makes it a perfect outing for those looking for convenient outdoor activities. See our write up about Padas ...

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The Eco Dragon’s Tail – Borneo Kellybays

Borneo Kellybays is located within a mangrove forest with a beach that stretches 7 km long overlooking the South China Sea. Chinese name for Kellybays is 龙尾湾, which means Dragon’s Tail Bay. The name comes up because Kellybays is at a place where a river meets the sea and the shape of it looks like a tail. So if the ...

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