Mamutik Island, Kota Kinabalu

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Take a trip to Mamutik Island, one of five islands in a marine park set just off the mainland. Despite being the smallest of the landmasses in the park, the island offers plentiful sandy beaches and lots of barbecue pits, picnic shelters, and tables. Dive into the surrounding waters to see the protected marine life, with attractive formations of coral and many colorful fish. Do watch out for sea urchins, however: lots of the spiky critters live around the coral close to the beach, so bring some flip-flops. Using our online itinerary creator, Kota Kinabalu attractions like Mamutik Island can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The sea is very clam and relatively clear making it easy for children to snorkel here. I expected more marine life. I would recommend visiting more of the islands as only going to one would get boring...  more »
  • The first obstacle is at Jetterson Point where you see a number of counters to choose your trip. We choose just one island and was told that our boat would leave at 12.00 midday and return at 4.00pm. ...  more »
  • The waves are strong and stand in the water, so that the sand was deposited the sight. The fish carefully and get a couple apiece not great for snorkeling in the show.
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  • Not bad, and not good enough. I visited in October and the weather was not good. the clearness of water was not good and a few fishes was visible only. not good for snorkeling. no indoor shower. they moved indoors to outdoors last year. not well maintained, shower was okay though. camping area was full of ants and my daughter got a lot of bug bites when camping, no food in my tent though. The small market and cafe closed before 3 pm, they told me closing time is 4 pm though. 5 years old girl to Mamutik? camping and entrance free, but I don't recommend kids camping in Mamutik bcuz of bugs bites. Adult is fine.
  • Awsome island with awsome people.
  • Nice view.
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  • It's not bad (compared to the island of Sabah and the island of Amarillo). This island horse has more coral and less fish than Moody Island. Be careful to keep moving in the sea, or you may be bitten by a fish, my knee will be bitten by a fish, and then, in the Sea of the Nuba Islands, the ankle is bitten by a fish and it is still well skinned. In addition, I am 20171230 for the 1th time, 20180101 to 2nd times, but the environment is 20180101, 1 days for all the islands, from 10RM to skyrocketing 20RM.
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In the area of Sepanggar you'll find the main set of hotels, ranging from simple and mid-priced, to the more luxurious with good sea views. Move away from the coast for more space and privacy in resort-style hotels, which offer a range of facilities and comfortable, sometimes quirky rooms and apartments. Farther out still, you'll find backpacker motels, giving easy access to the surrounding natural attractions that, after all, are the primary reason for being here.
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