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Manukan Island
Kota Kinabalu Top 13 in Can't Miss Attractions

250 Reviews
Liked by 8
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 0.5-1 day
Address: Manukan Island, Kota Kinabalu
Phone: +60-19-8831165

What people are saying:

One of the two island tours, the sea is really beautiful, just stay longer

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  • BI910508

    beautiful sea

    Nice place for lookout beautiful sea and picnic . I suggest bring picnic mat enjoy picnic in Island .

    Reviewed on /Date(1600955135000+0800)/
  • manis c
    manis c

    beautiful island

    the island has all the amenities that you may want while soaking yourself in the sea or sunbathing at the white sandy beach

    Reviewed on /Date(1598650586000+0800)/
  • huskycat79

    Trash, trash and trash everywhere.

    Absolutely devastating to see Manukan this way. Came to snorkel and explore but greeted with floating trash and sunken trash all over the place. There is a clear sign of “Please Do Not Feed the Fish” ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1596899496000+0800)/
  • lizamuhamad

    Weekend trip

    Manukan Island is just few minutes away from Kota Kinabalu. The scenery is average. The environment is clean. Its good for a weekend gateway.

    Reviewed on /Date(1596504813000+0800)/
  • stellabbie

    Good view

    It's a nice clean beach with clear water but dont expect much for the underwater. Their facilities and maintenance is quite good

    Reviewed on /Date(1594636193000+0800)/

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Additional Information


Manukan Island is one of the five islands of the Kota Kinabalu Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park and is large in size. The north side of the island is a rocky coast, the beaches on the south and east are suitable for swimming. The island is popular with tourists because of its facilities. It has hotels, restaurants, souvenir shops, diving centers and more. The island is rich in activities such as snorkeling, deep diving, parasailing, jet boating, underwater walks, sea bikes, etc., full of fun. The island is also covered with large rainforests. You can climb a mountain and look out on to the surrounding islands from the mountain top.
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