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Island Hopping

Island Hopping

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Relax on some of the idyllic islands of the coast of Kota Kinabalu without stressing about the cost of a private charter on this small-group excursion. Catch a speedboat from Kota Kinabalu and zip around the South China Sea to beaches on nearby Sapi Island and Manukan Island. Swim and snorkel around the coral reefs, sunbathe on the shore or explore the coastal forests of Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, a nature preserve on Manukan. Snorkel equipment provided free of charge so you can jump straight into the water Find out about other activities on these picturesque islands from your guide Really relax in Sapi with a complimentary buffet lunch on the beach Get to and from Kota Kinabalu jetty with round-trip transfers from your hotel
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  • 7 hours
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$58.98
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$58.98

Awesome Day Trip!

Had a wonderful time on this beautiful day trip. Our guide was friendly and arrived at the hotel early. The tour was well organized and the islands were very pretty. The provided lunch was abundant and tasty. A great value trip and a lot of fun!

Dan G, Oct 2019

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Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park PADI Discover Scuba Diving with Two Reef Dives

Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park PADI Discover Scuba Diving with Two Reef Dives

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You don't need a certification to scuba dive Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, since this day-long PADI Discover Scuba Diving course gets you straight out to Borneo's spectacular coral reefs. After a briefing on scuba diving safety and technique, you'll hit the water at one of five islands in the marine park, diving alongside a certified PADI instructor. This PADI Discover Scuba Diving Course includes two reef dives, a surface interval on a gorgeous island, and all necessary equipment.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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$100.00

Dinawan Private Island Hopping by Speedboat from Kota Kinabalu Include Lunch

Dinawan Private Island Hopping by Speedboat from Kota Kinabalu Include Lunch

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Take the short speedboat trip to Dinawanal Island and enjoy great relaxing, swimming and snorkeling. The island offer picturesque beaches and turquoise waters with colorful marine life and corals.Go snorkeling and walk on the white-sand beach during this relaxing day out that includes all transportation, use of snorkel equipment, seafood lunch and snacks, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.93
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$76.93

Weston Fireflies River Cruise from Kota Kinabalu City

Weston Fireflies River Cruise from Kota Kinabalu City

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Watch for Borneo's extraordinary wildlife on a jungle river cruise and firefly experience from Kota Kinabalu that includes a Malay dinner at a local restaurant. You'll cruise in the late afternoon, the perfect time to spot primates, crocodiles, and birds, then head out after dinner to see fireflies illuminate the river banks in a sparkling display. With pickup and drop-off at hotels in Kota Kinabalu, this Borneo river cruise is a great introduction to the jungled interior of Sabah.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

Fun Boat Snorkeling and Island Visit from Kota Kinabalu

Fun Boat Snorkeling and Island Visit from Kota Kinabalu

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Take a day cruise from Kota Kinabalu for a chance to go snorkeling in the South China Sea. On this tour, you'll visit Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, a group of islands just off the coast. Hotel pickup and drop-off, lunch, and entrance fees are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.07
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$61.07
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Manukan Island + Sapi or Mamutik Island Trip from Kota Kinabalu

Manukan Island + Sapi or Mamutik Island Trip from Kota Kinabalu

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Spend the day in paradise during this day trip to Manukan Island near Kota Kinabalu. Enjoy a range of activities during your beach sojourn, ranging from beach volleyball to sunbathing to snorkeling and more. Additional amenities like the island’s nearly 1-mile-long (1.5-km) walking trail, optional side visit to Sapi or Mamutik Island, and an included barbecue lunch help ensure a memorable day.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.36
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$94.36
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Kiulu White Water River Rafting from Kota kinabalu

Kiulu White Water River Rafting from Kota kinabalu

Let your adrenaline levels soar during a white-water rafting experience in Kota Kinabalu—considered one of the best places for rafting in Southeast Asia. No previous rafting experience is required to enjoy this adventure, which involves tackling Class III for a mildly exhilarating experience. Plus, hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off mean that you don’t have to worry about finding a meeting point.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.31
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$67.31
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Sapi & Manukan Island Snorkeling&BananaBoat Tour With Transfer&BBQlunch

Sapi & Manukan Island Snorkeling&BananaBoat Tour With Transfer&BBQlunch

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From the protected islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, just minutes from Kota Kinabalu, to some of the world's top dive sites,it's all here.Find your own paradise of white sandy beaches backed by shady trees,then to snorkeling over coral reefs,try scuba diving,ride a banana boat,jet-ski,flying fish ,expirence the seawalking or simply lie back and watch hornbills falpping overhead. 1.Snorkeling is included in the package. 2.BBQ Lunch will be served at about 12:30,don't miss the time. 3.Jet-ski,flying fish,seawalking,parasailing and other water activities is optional on your own expenses.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.42
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$56.42

Borneo Kellybays Mangrove Cruise & Crab Catching Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Borneo Kellybays Mangrove Cruise & Crab Catching Tour from Kota Kinabalu

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Fish for crabs in a mangrove forest on a full-day tour from Kota Kinabalu to Borneo Kellybays that combines a morning mangrove cruise with a free afternoon in a scenic resort. With optional activities that include kayaking, paddle boats, and banana boats, the day can be as relaxed or adventurous as you want, and you’ll find plenty of space to lounge on Borneo Kellybays’ pristine beach.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park 2 Islands Hopping Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park 2 Islands Hopping Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Escape the city and journey to the paradise islands off the coast of Kota Kinabalu on a hassle-free day trip to Manukan Island. Let a guide take care of transfers, entrance fees, and activities as you sit back, relax, and enjoy the white sands and crystal-clear waters of the island. You'll have chance to snorkel and hike in the jungle, and benefit from the in-depth knowledge of a guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.65
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$75.65
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Kota Kinabalu Kelly Bay Day Tour

Kota Kinabalu Kelly Bay Day Tour

Kelly Bay is located in mangrove forest that leads to the beach. With this tour, you can get a glimpse of lives of the locals who live in the river, ride kayaks, relax in hammock, and enjoy a variety of water sports. Here you can try the Batik experience with traditional dyeing cloth craft program, or the Blow Pipe experience with native hunting tools, and don't miss the banana boat and the crab catch! ------------------ ITINERARY ------------------ •09:00 - 10:30 Departure from the hotel → 10:30 Mangrove cruise and relaxation → 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch → 13:00 Various activities including water sports •The schedule above is the estimated time and may vary depending on the circumstances.
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  • 5 hours
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$69.75
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$69.75

Full Day Tour in Mantanani

Full Day Tour in Mantanani

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Mantanani Island is a group of three isolated islands northwest of Kota Belud, a one-hour drive from Kota Kinabalu. Although only approximately an hour's boat rides by speedboat from the mainland, the islands were only known to a few locals. Time slows down there amidst the crystal clear blue waters lapping on white sandy beaches. Three wrecks have been discovered which still hold plenty of secrets and are now home to a menagerie of marine creatures such as Lionfish, Scorpionfish, octopus, glassfish and many species of rays flutter around like blue spotted ray and marbled sting ray amongst large schools of fish. The coral reefs surrounding the islands have plenty to offer, for both novice and experienced diver even snorkeling too. There are now 16 dive sites been identified by Mantanani Island Resort with many more still to be explore. The island promises the most diverse marine life with visibility up to 40 metres.
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  • 8 hours
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$74.36
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$74.36

Kota Kinabalu Mamutik Island Hopping Tour

Kota Kinabalu Mamutik Island Hopping Tour

Snorkeling around Mamutik Island is a fun thing to do on your visit in Kota Kinabalu. With your family and friends, you can enjoy the rich coral reefs and diverse marine life. In the other way, taking a walk along it's beach, and feel the unique atmosphere of the Southeast Asia is a great way to release all of your burden away. A peaceful tiny island that is relatively free from other tourist intrusions. You can also see the big lizards living in Southeast Asia right in front of you. See for yourself how the big lizard moves vividly! ----------------- ITINERARY ----------------- •09:30 Meeting → 15 minutes boat ride → Island arrival → Snorkeling and free time → Lunch → Free time → 14:00 - 14:40 Return to the pier •The above schedule is estimated time and may be different depending on the situation.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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$56.42
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$56.42

Kota Kinabalu Leisure Diving (Experienced Divers)

Kota Kinabalu Leisure Diving (Experienced Divers)

Experienced divers will enjoy several dives within the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park to witness Borneo's underwater world. Learn about the marine environment and its inhabitants from your guide throughout the tour by listening to guided commentary. Round-trip transportation makes for an easy door-to-door experience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$118.00
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$118.00
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Klias River Safari from Kota Kinabalu

Klias River Safari from Kota Kinabalu

Spot wildlife and fireflies on the banks of the Klias River on river cruise from Kota Kinabalu that goes deep into the protected Klias Wetland. The afternoon departure time ensures that you’ll arrive at the river as animals become most active, you’ll see a spectacular natural show when thousands of fireflies come out after sunset, and the night concludes with a traditional kampong-style dinner.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.80
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$71.80
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Kiulu River Rafting

Kiulu River Rafting

The beautiful and scenic Kiulu River is an exciting introduction to river rafting. The journey winds through the undulating hills of Kiulu. The bamboo-fringed river provides for a pleasant respite from the tropical heat as the cool waters invigorate your senses. For the thrill seekers, try body rafting down the rapids before enjoying a relaxing swim along the calm stretches between rapids.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.77
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$70.77

Pulau Tiga Survivor Island and Klias River Cruise Tour

Pulau Tiga Survivor Island and Klias River Cruise Tour

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Spend some time deep in the jungles and wetlands of Malaysia, well away from the hustle and bustle of the city, on this full-day getaway. Spend the morning visiting the uninhabited Pulau Tiga, the setting of the very first season of Survivor. Explore the jungle, enjoy a rejuvenating bath in a mud volcano, and go snorkeling in the South China Sea. In the afternoon, head to the nearby Klias Wetlands for a cruise through the lush mangrove forests. Look out for proboscis monkeys, crocodiles, and many more native critters!
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  • 1 day
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.24
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$119.24
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Kota Kinabalu Kawa River Probocis and Firefly Watching

Kota Kinabalu Kawa River Probocis and Firefly Watching

The wetlands invite you for a day of adventure on this river cruise. Watch for the monkeys, otters, birds, and other creatures that make their homes along the water and admire the spectacular sights that line a pristine stretch of Borneo's coast. Set out from your Kota Kinabalu hotel in the afternoon. Once you arrive, enjoy some afternoon tea before you start your river cruise. As your voyage takes you out on the water, watch the scene for the region's remarkable community of wildlife. Proboscis monkeys, long-tailed macaques, and rare silvery langur can all gather along the shore. After dinner, enjoy your cruise along the river while enjoying the twinkling fireflies on trees like a Christmas light.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.03
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$41.03

Full Day Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

Full Day Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

Cruise into the islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, where clear water and great snorkeling are a tempting escape from busy Kota Kinabalu. With included boat transport, restaurant lunch, snorkeling gear, and hotel transfers, this excursion to Pulau Manukan takes care of logistics but leaves you free to explore on your own—that means an independent day of sun, sand, and marine life in a gorgeous destination.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$93.59
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$93.59
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Padas River Rafting Grade 3-4 from Kota Kinabalu (min 4 pax.)

Padas River Rafting Grade 3-4 from Kota Kinabalu (min 4 pax.)

Malaysia is home to some of the best whitewater rafting in Asia, and visitors to Kota Kinabalu need not miss out. Take the strain off your legs after a day hiking Mount Kinabalu and give your arms a workout instead, with a grade three-to-four rafting trip on the Padas River. These rapids are suited for confident rafters, and offer the perfect mix of thrilling whitewater and rainforest views.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$123.90
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$123.90
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2 Days Mantanani Island Tour with Guide

2 Days Mantanani Island Tour with Guide

Journey to Mantanani Islands for an immersion in the picturesque nature. Drink in the gorgeous views composed of white beaches and pristine ocean. Go for a scenic excursion or a captivating snorkeling tour, either way, you will be able to discover the charm of Sabah. Soak in the crystal clear water with the best visibility and start your exploration in the aquatic kingdom. Encounter various species of rays flutter around among large schools of fish. When tired, lounge by the powdery beach and enjoy the kisses of the sun along with the refreshing coconut water. Enjoy the most of life here in the heart of nature.
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  • 2 days
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$275.00
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$275.00

Kota Kinabalu Sunset Cruise with Buffet Dinner

Kota Kinabalu Sunset Cruise with Buffet Dinner

Conclude your Kota Kinabalu adventure with a dazzling evening out at sea. Hop onto a spacious custom-built catamaran and get in touch with Sabah’s coastal charisma. Sail pass surrounding islands and into the famous Kota Kinabalu sunset. Includes guided narrations of historical & architectural landmarks that dot the coastline. - Evening cruise from Kota Kinabalu in the South China Sea - Chance to see Sabah's sunset & landmarks from the water - Laid-back & relaxed tour aboard a luxurious custom sailboat - Sights of Gaya Island in Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park - Postcard-perfect views of Likas Bay in the soft moonlight
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.00
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$122.00
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Hopping Tour in Dinawan Island

Hopping Tour in Dinawan Island

Kota Kinabalu is close to downtown and is a very quiet island, so you can feel like a private beach, and the surrounding environment is so well maintained that you can see the clear sight even when enjoying snorkeling. Enjoy various snorkeling points and get Free hammocks, sunbeds and kayaks! ----------------- ITINERARY ----------------- •09:00 Meeting at hotel lobby •Getting ready for Dinawan Island Hopping Tour •First-class snorkeling and kayaking •Current knowledge lunch •Secondary snorkeling, kayaking •Free time after meal •15:30 Go to hotel * Schedule may change depending on local situation
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  • 8 hours
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$97.44
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$97.44

Kota Kinabalu P2 Private Island Escape with BBQ Lunch

Kota Kinabalu P2 Private Island Escape with BBQ Lunch

See baby barracudas, snappers, and more on a snorkel tour to Pandan Pandan Island. After pickup from your hotel, enjoy a scenic drive and short boat ride to the snorkel site. Explore the crystal clear waters and vibrant reefs with complimentary life vests and snorkel gear. Later, enjoy lunch and time to lounge on the secluded beach. You can also participate in additional water activities (own expense).
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.54
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$61.54
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