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Lot 227 - 229 | 2nd Floor, Wisma Sabah, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 19-820 4921
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must do activity! Started the day early at about 5am for a 1.5hrs journey to the train station. For the next 2 hours the train would bring you up river passing through small villages to the Rafting starting point. Our ever smiling guide Billy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went white water rafting for the first time with my eldest who is 11 thus year. More water in the river which meant more fun. Thrilling at the start but got a little tired towards the end as the rapids became milder. Great service from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was and exciting experience. About 6 rapids to pass through each with its own name, given by the tour guides I’m sure. It was monsoon season when we went but Kota Kinabalu was suffering from a bit of a dry spell so the rapids...More

Thank treppy10
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Transport to pick us up from the hotel was timely and the drive was okay as well to the site. There was a safety briefing conducted before both my sister and I was accompanied by two guides who helped to steer the raft safely. There...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jet814764
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

I couldn’t fault the operator except we went during a wrong time. The river was flat most of the times so we didn’t really get to enjoy the thrills of water rafting except for few rapids. Most of the time we had to row on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Crystal2807
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Good fun to be had, go when the water level is fast and high. Excellent guides. Prepare to get wet as they usually dunk the guests in the water.

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Date of experience: December 2017
Thank shaunpereira2018
Reviewed October 12, 2018

This is my second time with Riverbug Asia, both times with big groups of friends. Both guides I had were extremely fun loving and great at their job. Not once did I feel unsafe even though we did activities like caving and whitewater rafting.Accomodation was...More

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Date of experience: January 2018
Thank tanjunweibrandon
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Had a fantastic afternoon rafting with my 10 and 11 year old daughters . Riverbug were excellent and the guide was fun and made sure everyone's nerves were settled and they had a good time

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Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Markw186220
Reviewed September 20, 2018

everything was greatly organized and all staff very friendly but river level was very low causing very small rappits making the trip boring.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chrisreinette
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This was my first experience with white water rafting. My wonderful guides, Mr Owen and Mr Harry were amazing. Though the river was at its low point water-wise, the experience was superb. Owen & Harry were knowledgable and engaging. The river and countryside were stunning....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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December 4, 2017|
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Response from 697kerryg | Reviewed this property |
Yes my son is very small 13 year old and this course has had children as young as 2,suffice to say it’s very gentle not like other water rafting which they also do and wouldn’t be suitable. It’s a lovely experience and... More
May 27, 2016|
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Response from Riverbug | Property representative |
Hi there seowhoontan, Thank you for inquiring, we have several tour products in West Malaysia and East Malaysia. For West Malaysia, you may contact Cynthia at +60123131006 (Whatsapp / SMS) or email us at... More
Don B
August 20, 2015|
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Response from Riverbug | Property representative |
Hi Don, I know this is way too late, but just for record, thank you for the update and glad that the refund was success.