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OPTIONAL ADD-ONS: DAY-TOURS AROUND BORNEO

MALAYSIA

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There are four exciting day trips for you to choose from.

  • If you're an adrenalin junkie, try our river rafting excursion. You'll raft for 9km down the thrilling Padas river.

  • We also offer a scuba diving discovery trip, which is the perfect opportunity for beginners to learn the basics of scuba diving in spectacular surroundings whilst observing some amazing marine life.

  • Also you can learn about the culture of Borneo first hand, with an exciting excursion to the fascinating Rungus Longhouse community.

If you can't decide, why not do all three!

PADAS RIVER RAFTING (Grade 3-4) - 1 DAY

LEVEL: Moderate. No experience needed.
LOCATION: Depart from Kota Kinabalu. Located on the Padas River - near to Tenom, Sabah
DURATION: Full Day
DESCRIPTION: Spectacular scenery and thrilling rafting experience. 
PRICE: Full Price List (Based on a minimum of 2 people)
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ITINERARY

The Padas River is situated in the interior of the south-western part of Kota Kinabalu.  You値l journey by bus for approximately 3ス hours through the countryside to Tenom Town, where you値l have lunch in a local restaurant.  The rafting start point is only accessible by train, so included in the price is a unique journey in an antique train on the North Borneo Railway. You'll journey through the heart of Borneo to the start of your rafting adventure - a brilliant chance to see the spectacular, untouched scenery of this beautiful country and glimpse the Murut tribes who live there.  Upon arrival, you値l receive a full safety briefing before starting your 9km rafting adventure.

The river holds eight thrilling rapids to negotiate - you値l work as a team and will have an experienced guide with you.  The journey will undoubtedly be an awesome adrenalin rush, as you experience the ultimate white water class III and IV rapids.  The route takes about 1.5 hours to complete.  You値l then have the chance to change out of your wet clothes and enjoy some light refreshment at the station, ready for your return train journey to Tenom Town and bus trip back to Kota Kinabalu.

This excursion includes transfers to and from your accommodation in Kota Kinabalu, full safety briefing and equipment.  Please note, this is a full day痴 excursion and you won稚 return to your hotel until at least 7.30pm.

Excluded:  Drinks/extra meals and anything not included above.

DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING AT TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN PARK - 5 HOURS

LEVEL: Beginner. No experience needed.
LOCATION: Depart from Kota Kinabalu - 20 minutes by boat.
DURATION: 5 Hours
DESCRIPTION: A chance to scuba dive and observe the beautiful coral life.
PRICE: Full Price List (Based on a minimum of 2 people)
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The Tunku Abdul Rahman Park is a stunning marine park, that comprises of a cluster of islands including Pulau Gaya, Pulau Sapi, Pulau Manukan, Pulau Mamutik and Pulau Sulug. All of the islands have gorgeous white sandy beaches, shallow waters and fantastic coral gardens - and they are all only a 10 - 20 minute boat ride from the city of Kota Kinabalu!

This trip offers a perfect package for those who have never dived before but are eager to experience beautiful coral reefs and colourful marine life. You'll be given a step-by-step guide to scuba diving, from learning how to suit up, to how to use your diving equipment properly.

The package includes 1 beach dive and 1 boat dive, however it does not include the Park Dive Permit which is RM50 (approximately $16.50 at time of writing.)

TIP OF BORNEO & BAVANGGAZO CULTURAL VILLAGE 1 DAY

LEVEL: Gentle
LOCATION: Depart from Kota Kinabalu - 3 hours journey to northern Sabah.
DURATION: Full Day
DESCRIPTION: An opportunity to experience the fantastic culture of rural Malaysia.
PRICE: Full Price List 
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You'll journey through scenic countryside to the north of Kudat. You'll pass some spectacular scenery including paddy fields, traditional villages, plantations and local stalls selling handicraft and food items. On arrival at Bavanggazo village (where the Rungus community live) you'll have a traditional lunch, before visiting the community and their cottage industries - Seeing the Rungus Tribe still living in their longhouses is a fantastic once in a lifetime experience! The community is very enterprising - the main economic activities include producing honey and making gongs.

Before returning to Kota Kinabalu, you'll visit Simpang Mengayau, the northern most tip of Borneo, where the Sulu and South China Seas meet. On a clear day, you'll be able to see the outlying islands of the Philippines from this point! Spectacular!

If you take this tour on a Sunday, you'll get the chance to visit the Tamu Besar (a bustling open air market in Kota Belud)

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