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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Manukan Island is one of three islands off the coast of Kota Kinabalu easily accessed from Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal. The island has beautiful walking tracks, stunning tropical forests and aquatic activities. Some research is recommended before you travel to enhance your trip as there...More

Thank daf57
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family and I went to Manukan Island the day before we left. In my opinion the place is worth going. It may not be the cleanest and softest ground, but it is great for snorkelling. We also went parasailing which was also a great...More

Thank Ghina A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This island is less crowded than sapi.. I prefer this one... No much people and u can enjoy the beach... Not totally white sand but its nice clean. And i can see lots of fishes even in the shallow area :) would b nice to...More

Thank Ronna V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Of Gaya, sapi and this island, this island offers more fish and coral and less people. It is more laid back, but that is easy compared the crowds on Gaya beach

1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is good place to enjoy scuba diving with various fishes and coral reef. Local diving buddies are also kind and professional.

Thank EJA72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The island itself was probably pretty one day, however, massive tourism and pollution has definitely ruined the place. Day trippers cram the only accessible beach, which is full of litter. Besides, there are many careless Chinese. Not the best island for snorkeling.

Thank Scenic814018
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great to just chill at the beach. The sand is soft and clean. We had a great time building sand castle. Snorkelling is not fantastic but you can see fishes coming up to even close to shore. It's just nice to that KK...More

Thank WaiMun L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cruise operators offer bad service and rude, mainly to foreigners despite the fact that foreigners pay far much more than the locals for the boats or the island entrance. We took island hop express (counter 10). The island itself is not something worth to...More

1  Thank Ahmad J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was beautiful and clean. There are picnic tables all over and you can bring your own food and drink. There is are also a few places to purchase food and drink. Pack for the day and hang out on the beach. Go to...More

2  Thank Midtownie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

difficult to go island hopping as a single traveller. A lot of the operators said they couldn't take solo traveller, was directed to Island Hop Express. The boats run, but not on time at all, so you lose a lot of time waiting around on...More

3  Thank skytripping
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August 19, 2018|
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Response from homeandawaycp | Reviewed this property |
Boat ticket is RM23.00 per adult and RM18.00 for children. This is a return fare. You also pay RM7.20 per adult and RM3.60 per child as a jetty fee at Jesselton Point. Also an entry fee to the island of RM20.00 per adult and... More
November 2, 2017|
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Response from Sharyn K | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are choices of villas for 2 very nice and close to everything. Cheaper options are backpacker type, still ok but lots of stairs to them 😎
January 21, 2017|
Response from Nune B | Reviewed this property |
per head i think