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Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 670 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice white sand beach with pleasant surroundings. Great to spend a day relaxing there. Water is clean and clear.

Thank lauriejen2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a boat from Jesselton Point to go to Mamutik and Sapi islands. The boat ride was fast and bumpy at times. The waters around the island were quite clear and we saw many fish close to shore. Due to limited time we could...More

Thank YNChan1024
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

C1 ( 2017.04.23 ) I and my friend visited this park for island tour. This park was consisted of 5 island and sea. Generally, the island tour in KK was about 5 destination, and this island was very near each other. I could various marine...More

Thank HanJuyoung
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we did not make any prior booking and just walked to booth no 2 (beach bum) at the jesselton jetty. as we were rather late the ticketing staff advised us to do only two island hop instead of three. the fare was around rm80 plus...More

Thank lingwongsl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each island has a jetty and restaurant (about RM 12-15 per meal, 4.50 for drinks). The beaches are really nice. If you are snorkelling, ask which island the tides will let you swim at (example, Sapi you can't snorkel until afternoon because the tide is...More

Thank Wendofish
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I booked a day trip to this island , for snorkling and beach lounging,and included with the package came lunch ,plenty of sea life while snorkling , parrot fish and little nippers who where nipping at my feet. Lunch was a barbecue with plenty of...More

Thank franktheshoe
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Don't waste your time (and money) going to the nearby islands at TAR marine park. Lousy snorkelling and we got badly stung by jelly fish. Nothing much to do on the islands...they're overcrowded with tourists from you know where. Food is atrocious in quality and...More

Thank P T
Reviewed 23 March 2017

To have such a marvelous collection of reefs and marine life, not to mention rainforest trails, so close to the city is a dream come true. Easily accessible via speedboat taken from Jesselton Point (RM20-30), you can simply go for casual snorkeling trips all around,...More

3  Thank Grateful-Bread
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Beautiful tropical islands, much wildlife including the hornbill, water monitor lizard, wild boar, turtles, mangroves, South China Sea teeming with aquatic life. I would recommend visiting. The guides are very knowledgable and happy to talk to you all day long.

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This marine park is a definite, absolute must for any traveller staying to KK for a while, I would suggest to skip staying in KK and just stay on the islands. It's superb

Thank Sylv R
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UNtrotter
If I have the option should I dive in TAR or Sipadan? If Sipadan is the best is there any other option than TAR? I see it is turning in to a very touristy and polluted place (plastic bottles,etc...)
6 October 2016|
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Response from Nursyuhada M | Reviewed this property |
Better go to Sipadan if you want to dive. TAR is more to "picnic time with family/ friends" kind of island. Other than that, you can also go to "Pulau Tiga"/ Mabul/ Kapalai/ Langkayan islands.
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lfthorn
Wondering which island to visit while in KK. We're staying at the Rasa Ria, so out of town a ways. Interested in a day tour, snorkeling. I'm a diver, but my traveling companion is not. So snorkeling is fine. We need to rent snorkel gear. One review said to book through beach bums. Any other suggestions? Sounds like we need to get in to town and the harbor early? Thanks.
31 August 2015|
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Response from Beyn18 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! Looks like you are staying quite a distant from the closest islands of Kota Kinabalu. However, you can maybe arrange tours to visit the Two Island Hopping (choices: Manukan/Mamutik/Sapi Island) which takes you 40... More
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Weekleys
We are a family of 5 travelling to KK 19 - 24 February, how can we buy tickets for a tour to visit with our three children? Thanks.
11 February 2015|
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Response from oldcobbler71 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There a lot of touts about on the waterfront offering trips out to the Islands. Beware. If you walk north along the waterfront you will pass by the Customs Officers building heading to Jesselton Wharf. As you arrive... More
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