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Sapi Island

Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 16-611 0816
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  • Poor9%
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“fish” (282 reviews)
“zip line” (85 reviews)
“monitor lizards” (59 reviews)
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Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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+60 16-611 0816
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"fish"
in 282 reviews
"zip line"
in 85 reviews
"monitor lizards"
in 59 reviews
"coral flyer"
in 21 reviews
"clear water"
in 54 reviews
"day trip"
in 76 reviews
"nice beach"
in 40 reviews
"boat ride"
in 51 reviews
"white sand"
in 24 reviews
"banana boat"
in 18 reviews
"jesselton point"
in 43 reviews
"water sports"
in 20 reviews
"buffet lunch"
in 20 reviews
"sea walking"
in 19 reviews
"marine life"
in 29 reviews
"tunku abdul rahman marine park"
in 16 reviews
"scuba diving"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice beach and jetty. Also enjoyed the Coral Flyer zip line. The water is perfect for swimming. Limited range of fresh food and drinks available from the cafe.

Thank joolzpop
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited Sapi before lunchtime and found the beach relatively empty. Snorkeling was fun, but at high tide you have to go pretty far out to see anything. Other reviewers mention trash, but we saw one piece of trash on the beach/in the water at...More

Thank travelingfool49
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here hoping to see the very large monitor lizards - big mistake - it is totally overcrowded with people at the beach doing snorkel/dive experiences. It is loud, noisy and totally touristy. Boarding and dembarking the boats is totally chaotic. We did walk...More

Thank Ruth W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Trash everywhere, over populated, the toilet was far from the beach & smells like pee. Bottles, cigarette butts, plastic cups, all sorts of trash everywhere you go, even in the water.

Thank lor848
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sapi Island itself is beautiful, however the experience was spoilt by overcrowded small beach, rubbish in the water & totally inadequate & dirty toilets/change rooms....gross! On the upside the Coral Flyer Zipline was absolutely fantastic & I would definitely do it again!

Thank Tanya L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful island. We went midweek where it wasn't very busy. We went snorkeling , equiptment you can rent for 10 ringits on the beach. The fish we saw were beautiful. There are places to eat there and buy a drink. The views are insanely beautiful.

1  Thank chrissym279
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday we have been to Sapi Island. The Island itself is beautiful, but it is way to crowdy. Hunderds of tourists are visiting this everyday and the beach is not that big. What also is a pity: a lot of people are touching - or...More

2  Thank Esmee Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One small beach, packed with tourists. Dirty water, dead coral, lots of litter. Poor facilities. Not worth it.

Thank goody_goods
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the only disappointing things on my trip to Malaysia was Sapi island. Buying your ticket before hand is like entering the pit of a Wall Street bourse. Multiple boat operations vying for your business i.e chaos where you are at the mercy of...More

Thank veksenwad
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got wrong advice. This island has too many people. Water not clear bcoz too many people. Most tourist are from China and Korea. Overcrowded. On the way back we saw that other island has less people.

Thank Tony L
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Abdul M
May 11, 2018|
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Response from Tanya L | Reviewed this property |
Zip lining is fantastic!
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nnsaf
April 24, 2018|
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Response from Tanya L | Reviewed this property |
You book for the Coral Flyer when you get to Sapi island at the reception desk.
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727_aiail
April 23, 2018|
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Response from Izak66 | Reviewed this property |
For the zip line not too sure. Snorkelling gear you can rent on arrival at Sapi Island. There is a ticket kiosk as you get off the boat. I am sure they will be able to advise on zip line tickets. Lockers available too.
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