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Lot 227 - 229 | 2nd Floor, Wisma Sabah, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Crystal2807
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank tanjunweibrandon
Reviewed 9 October 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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Thank Markw186220
Reviewed 20 September 2018

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

Thank chrisreinette
Reviewed 30 August 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

Thank Craig L
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Highly recommend this easy but fun rafting trip along the Kiulu. Not challenging so great for kids or those a bit cautious, but lots of opportunity to take in the lovely jungle scenery and water monitors. A pleasant though unexciting lunch at the end, and...More

Thank cindysas
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Had an enjoyable morning together with the kids rafting down a beautiful river, approx 7 km which was sufficient distance. Family of five together with two guides in one boat. Also provided the opportunity to do body rafting which the kids enjoyed. Strongly recommended as...More

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I booked online after checking several you companies and reading many reviews. immust say the experience was positive from the get go. Got a reply from Pippa the next day with quotes, options, details etc.then paid online. Opted to drive myself to Beaufort and meet...More

1  Thank Chrisneoh69
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The rafting itself was pretty great, and our guide (Rio) wasw very funny, amiable and enthusiastic. He took us down the 'hard line' and declared that it was his goal to make every one of us fall out of the boat. He was successful. Aside...More

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FayeMHK
4 December 2017|
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Response from Kerry G | 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
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seowhoontan
28 May 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
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Don B
21 August 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.
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