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“Overused” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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“Overused”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Unfortunately this tourist spot frequented by Asians is not well kept. The area is crowded with tourist groups and there is plenty of garbage floating in the water and stuck amongst the coral. So sad because it could be beautiful minus the trash. Don't book from Kota Kinabalu with a group tour. They are way overpriced. You can hop on a boat at the docks near the market for 43RM per adult to 3 islands. Kids were 28 each. You have to pay another 2 each for the jetty fee and 10RM each for the island park day pass.

Visited October 2012
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“worth visiting Mamutik and Gaya”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

We have visited all the islands in the park, Gaya and Mamutik are definitely the best. Sapi is just average. The beaches are nice but some of them are dirty. The Gaya beach were very nice and not crowded at all.

Visited April 2012
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“thanks to lifeguard..alex!! wonderful snorkeling tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

it was a nice place in manukan island..i'd enjoy snorkeling without life jacket..he bought me deep in the sea n give me star fish n coral as our memory together..will be back next year manukan island!!

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“Diving!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I dive here everytime I come home for holidays. I love the sun, the sea and the salty breeze and the sand. Lotsa marine life and pretty scenic islands

Visited August 2012
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“Lovely Islands”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

I've been to this area twice. First was for leisure and second was for my diving course. These islands have a certain flare that i really like. White sand is such a nice sight! People are very friendly and it's very convenient to go here via public boat. A day trip will do though maybe if you have some extra cash, you can stay at this resort in Manukan Island. It looked very appealing to me.

Visited October 2012
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