Mantanani Island + Kawa Wetland
Start off early in the morning at 7AM to Kota Belud jetty. After a 1 Hour 30 Mins of journey passing through paddy fields and villages, arrive at Kota Belud Jetty. Depart from KB Jetty to Mantanani Island (45 Mins – 1 Hour) Boat ride. After arriving at Mantanani Island, we will have a short briefing regarding the snorkeling sessions. Depart 15 mins out to the Sea for 2 snorkeling sessions (15-20 mins each). Return to Island for Lunch. After lunch, enjoy taking photos or sunbathing on the white sandy beach of Mantanani Island. Depart back to Kota Belud jetty around 2:30PM to avoid strong current at the late afternoon. Around 3:30PM, depart to Kawa-Kawa Wetland. 4-4:30PM Arrive at wetland and have a light refreshment before enjoying a 45 mins boat cruise along the Mangrove forest of Kota Belud (Spot for wildlife such as water buffaloes and proboscis monkeys along the river cruise). Enjoy the amazing sunset at the beach side before departing back to the Kawa Kawa Jetty. Have dinner at wetland centre. After dinner, go on another boat cruise for fireflies sighting. Depart back to Kota Kinabalu City. End of Tour.
Approximate time frame for this tour is from 7AM – 9PM.