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Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to dive especially for underwater photographers. Lots of small critters, nudibranch and schrimps.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank mdanialism
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is less verdant than Manukan Island, but has a larger beach area. Swimming area is bigger, water clearer, and cooler. There are some big rocks by the shoreline but the seabed itself is easier to navigate. Fish abound and swim with you. Almost no...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anna May V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you have been to the Philippines, it is difficult to appreciate the beauty of Sapi Island. The water is not as clear and the sand is not as fine as the ones found in El Nido or Boracay. Nonetheless, this beach has its own...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rhode-InStyle
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

An island with beautiful corals at its surrounding. I normally do my once in a bluemoon scuba dive activities here. A good place to spend with friends and families during your free time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Filex R
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit, great snorkeling, areas clearly marked and plenty of fish and coral to see. Food and drink is basic but not at escalated prices. I would have given it full marks had it not been for the amount of rubbish (plastic mainly)...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 221jennir
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Stopped here whilst on day diving trips with Scuba Junkie. It's a pretty island with a nice beach, but there are unfortunately way too many people around. Probably would be much better without the crowds. Can be easily combined with a visit to nearby Gaya...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Nice place for a short visit, but if you’re up for it make sure you walk around the island and find yourself a private beach away from all the swimming life jackets.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Lking2389
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Sea is nice and safe for a good swim. Swimming areas clearly marked and lifeguards are very nice. Bonus was getting to see the Asian monitors fighting. A little disappointed with the levels of rubbish especially as you have to pay a "conservation tax" on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank IainT9
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We were a bit worried that the island will be full of crowd on a Saturday morning, it was but the visit was still worthwhile. The locals did a good job to keep the beach clean including the water. There are still lots of fishes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Jilnick
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Cigarette buts and empty cans of beer on the beach, garbage bins overflowing. Murky water and no corals to be seen. No really the idyllic place advertised in KK.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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
28 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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11 May 2018|
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Response from Tanya L | Reviewed this property |
Zip lining is fantastic!