Manukan Island, Kota Kinabalu
(3/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
Take a trip to Manukan Island, located in the country's first marine national park. Hop on a speedboat from the mainland and in 20 minutes you're there--on a paradisal island offering natural attractions and plenty of activities. Head to the southern coastline for white sand beaches, where you can venture into the coral reefs just offshore. Get active with scuba diving, parasailing, and banana boating (chalets around the island's coast rent out equipment). A few restaurants serve an array of local specialities with sea views. Add Manukan Island to your Kota Kinabalu travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kota Kinabalu itinerary planner.
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  • Went here for an afternoon hoping we`ll do some snorkeling. Nothing to see though as all the coral is dead around the islands. 
  • Upon arrival, the first thing I notice was a floating diaper plastic bag in the sea. Seaside is not as clean as advertised as there were rubbish here and there. Toilet is terrible and food is expensiv...  more »
  • have chalet and small resort, provide rental on sports activities equipment and have nice view of island