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Address: Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Jungle trek

We decided to get the first boat from our resort at 8.30am. Once we got to the island we walked to the jungle trek and spent a hot and sweat inducing 30 minutes walking to sunset... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa m
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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to get the first boat from our resort at 8.30am. Once we got to the island we walked to the jungle trek and spent a hot and sweat inducing 30 minutes walking to sunset point. The trek isn't particularly long but you need to climb over or under tree limbs. I'd recommend wearing trainers or at the least... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Mamutik Island after reading reviews advising that it was the least busy Island off the coast of Kota Kinabalu. We travelled via small boat from Jesselton Point for approx 110RM for 2 adults and 2 kids. Upon arrival at Mamutik you pay an additional 32RM for 2 adults and 2 kids for the conservation fee. This allows you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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76 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the next island we went to after Sapi island. Found it slightly better than Sapi, but still a disappointment. Not much to see during snorkeling. Loads of dead corals, and some fish swimming here and there. Quite a lot of jellyfish though. I got stung by a few small ones within a few mins of swimming around. Beach... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mamutik Island is very busy. There were lots of visitors on the beach area in the communal eating area. It was a little off putting to be honest. Once you walked through this area, you can go to a small section, the "camping area" to put your things down and head out for a snorkel. It was ok snorkeling once... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are so many fishes even in shallow water but they are a bit aggressive. So get used to the tourist. The water is clear especially under the sun. Since this island is not far from the pier, won't takes you more than 30mins which you can visit others island if you only have a short trip.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Being a qld and having dived and snorkelled the Great Barrier Reef on a few occasions I was presently surprised but good the coral (hard and soft) and the fish life was. Plenty of fish including a few different types of clown fish and heaps of coral eaters, saw a black tip reef shark and a few turtles. Well worth... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful island. Not crowded and perfect for having a 1day gateway from the city. Sea is bit more rockier than on other islands but can still swim and enjoy the light blue water. As on all the islands near KK, it' s possible to snorkle and do some other sea activities. :)

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Thank kliisuk
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65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

We snorkelled off one of the most beautiful reefs here, water visibility is incredible on a sunny day. Lots of different fish, even a few black tip reef Sharks! The sectioned off areas where everyone swims also has a lot of fish but it's overcrowded a and people are quite aggressive with their go pros to get "good footage", upsetting... More 

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Thank Sylv R
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34 reviews
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Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Mamutik is a nice little (it really is that small) island that offers snorkelling in clear water. Its tiny so if you plan to spend a considerable amount of time here then make sure you bring supplies although there some buffet style restaurant/food camps that operate here .

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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21 reviews
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

Mamutik is the smallest of the three islands (Sapi, Manukan), and when we visited the islands in February, Mamutik was also the island with far most visitors. We were at Manutik from 11.30 am to 2 pm where most guests were at the outdoor beach restaurants, so it actually was possible to enjoy the beach. If you have only one... More 

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