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Reviewed yesterday

Was quite small but had amazing colourful fish to see just off the beach, I am not confident and have tried snorkeling in Cairns and Mexico and didn’t enjoy or see anything, yet here it was easy to do as close to the shore and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank trinamoore74
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were going to skip Sapi and head straight to Manukan Island after reading reviews that it’s a small crowded island (it is), but we decided to stop because the boat we booked was going there first. It is small and crowded but there are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank uninspiredbea
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome island and lots of marketing me life, good for snorkelling, jet skiing , parasailing and nature walks

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 789tanyah
Reviewed 1 week ago

1. Size - The island is quite small compared to other islands around. Recommended stay for 1-2 hours. Very crowded during the weekends and public holidays, as well as school holidays. 2. Environment - Not as good as previous years due to heavy tourism. Once...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 19Dexter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the zip line and decided not to stay due to the crowds and the limited swimming / snorkelling area. Would recommend Manukan Island.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 4chillis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here first on our island hop for the zip line. That was were the fun ended. It was so packed with tourists and locals and you only had this tiny section to swim in. Couldnt snorkel as you would just be bumping heads....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MrsA1979
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Could be beautiful if it wasn’t rammed with tourists all snorkelling in a small area. Diving there was very poor. Visibility was less than a couple metres.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank HKFooey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not buy your ACTIVITIES on the shore or docks. Buy it on Sapi island itself, way cheaper. We were brought to a stall as soon our cruise ship docked in kota kinabalu pier. We paid 150 ringgit for para sailing and 150 for helmet...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank AlainA280
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the Island paradise you would expect. It is supposed to be a National Park, and it is more like a giant rubbish tip. Plastic bottles litter the shore, plastic floats in the water and sticks to your legs. Im not sure where the 'conservation...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Erin O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are parked like animals on a tiny beach. Absolutely not interest if you like snorkeling. Area to snorkel is very small, nothing to see expect 3/4 fishes

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pedrolub
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anazurah
29 August 2018|
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Response from IanC4830 | Reviewed this property |
Anazurah, camping and camp fires is allowed with the permission of Park Warden..this is confirm and hope it answers your question on the islands of Tengku Abdul Rahman Park
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anazurah
29 August 2018|
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Response from Callandra87 | Reviewed this property |
For camper, the park imposes a small Camping Fee of RM5 (≈US$1.50) for adult and RM2 (≈US$0.60) for child (below 18). Please be informed that you need to pay additional RM50 (≈US$15) to boat operator for next-day pickup... More
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Abdul M
11 May 2018|
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Response from Tanya L | Reviewed this property |
Zip lining is fantastic!
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