Sapi Island, Kota Kinabalu

(2.5/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web)
Enjoy a day on Sapi Island, one of five islands in a protected marine park off the coast of Borneo. Just a 20-minute boat ride from Kota Kinabalu, the island offers clean, white sands and clear waters. The main attraction here remains the wildlife: hike inland to see big monitor lizards and wild boars, and snorkel through the water to admire the coral and colorful fish in a diverse marine environment. Try out a range of activities, including island-to-island zipline and banana boating, and then relax in one of the restaurants. Put Sapi Island at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kota Kinabalu family vacation planner.
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  • The island is very small, very small fenced area for swimming, people literally come on the heels of each other. Very messy. When priplyvaete to the island on the pier you meets a young man who behaves rude and unwelcoming, make you heat carry waistcoats (although nowhere to swim not sink). There are many boats in the water, that is, you swim in enclosed coastal area near the oil stains from boats. In the restroom and locker room all in the urine, it's worth the bad smell. No umbrellas, no shadow. Disappointed, I do not advise.
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  • The beach was beautiful ; white sand, blue ocean and many fish underneath. But also very crowded. Most of the visitors are from China or Korea. The toilet is the worst toilet in my life. Don't ever th...  more »
  • Very beautiful island. The water is clear and nice where you can see the fish swims around you. Had a wonderful parasailing trip. Going there is not difficult just 30 min journey from Jeselton Point. ...  more »