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Review of Manukan Island

Manukan Island
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Manukan Island Day Trip from Kota Kinabalu
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2-Tank Dive in Tunku Abdul Rahman Park
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Snorkeling Day Trip with Coral Flyer Zipline in Kota Kinabalu
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

Crowded,rubbish every where,including the sea.Snorkelling not to bad but you do have " hunt" for the fishes.

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Reviewed March 3, 2013

We chose to spend our whole day at Manukan Island & it was definitely worth it. Clean beach & crystal clear water. If you have been to better beaches, say in Phuket for example , you will not be blown away. But still, it is well maintained and suitable for snorkelling activities. Variety of water sports also available. You will pay for all these at the jetty building itself. So make sure you have decided which activity to undergo before you go to the jetty. Adding an activity after reaching the island can be quite an hassle. Please remember your boat operator as well. Keep his number so you can contact him to go back to the mainland. We went for parasailing & jet ski. Jet ski was the more enjoyable one.

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Reviewed February 28, 2013

Chartered a boat for 5 people with Ari first counter on right
in reservation building at Jetterson Wharf. Better way to get to and from Island as they will pick you up on time. DO NOT JUMP INTO ANY BOAT) not all boats are numbered and you will take a risk of not recognizing your driver.and being stranded on island. Great island, swim near jetty, further down very rocky, 1st place to eat little shack with cold rice and curries and flies, 2nd place BBQ shack which looked quite good (hot food) at least, but prices started at 85RM around $25AUD. A must to visit the island.
Not really necessary to visit all islands same old same old.
For the chartered boat with five people return costs 57RM or approx $20Aud.

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Reviewed February 23, 2013

Beautiful white powdery sands, clear turquiose waters. Lots of fish to see if snorkelling. Very easy to get to from KK

Thank GinaNamini
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

We liked beach on Manukan island for its soft clean water and shoals of small colourful fish swimming around you. The island has all facilities for guests - toilets, showers, cafe and restaurant, so you can easily spend the whole day on the island.

Thank Aida M
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