Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, Kota Kinabalu

(3.7/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Explore a set of attractive islands just a 20-minute boat ride from the main coast at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Hop between the landmasses to experience their different atmospheres and the activities available there: some have become more developed and offer water sport facilities, while others maintain their paradisal calm. Arrange a diving expedition to view the protected marine life, spotting colorful fish as they dart through the water and the otherworldly coral formations. To visit Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park on your trip to Kota Kinabalu, use our Kota Kinabalu vacation planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • The islands of this park are located near to the city of Kota Kinabalu. You can get there from the jetty called 'Jesselton Point' which is very crowded from 8.30am onwards (on weekends even worse!). T...  more »
  • 從哲斯頓碼頭搭船只要十幾分鐘就到東姑阿都拉曼海洋公園, 每個島都有它的特色, 我們在沙巴的三天內, 就來玩了兩天, 在這裡曬日光浴, 遠離塵囂, 真的很讚!  more »
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park - морской парк в прилегающей к КК акватории. Состоит из пяти островов - четыре популярных: Мамутик, Гайя, Сапи, Манукан, и одного малопредлагаемого острова Сулуг. На о.С...  more »
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  • ...a beginners' snorkeling adventure starts here....basic amenities is available but not at par for an international tourist attraction. Especially the washrooms and toilets. Tourists especially non-locals were showering nude inside the washroom...
  • One of the most beautiful marine park which included 5 islands and just right in front of the city area, even just took you 10 mins boat will arrived it!!! But a bit disappointed is too much of the tourist go in to the island sometime, the environment a bit cannot afford for the volume of the tourist!!!
  • I can only talk about Sapi Island as it's the only one I've been to but I must say the circumstances were less than ideal. Bad weather so a lot of places were forbidden to snorkel in, so I didn't see anything. They didn't tell me beforehand it was a bad day but they sell tickets to you anyway at Jesselton Point, so maybe ask about the weather conditions before you leave.
  • Horrendous toilet facilities, overcommercialised beach park with nothing to do for free. A huge shame to the beautiful state of Sabah.
  • Conveniently located outside Kota Kinabalu, I've seen whale sharks, eagle rays, moray eels, nudibranches at the islands just 25min from the mainland. It makes for great snorkeling too! It's the best place to learn diving and grab yourself a nice meal or a gourmet coffee after your diving sessions. Food might be expensive on the islands so do pack lunch and drinks for your day out. Best time to visit is April to October, when the water is warm.