Recent Searches
Clear

Learn more about our Covid-19 response.

Read More

Learn more about our Covid-19 response.

Read More

Top Kota Kinabalu Water Tours

Saved to wishlist!
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
These experiences are highly rated by travelers and have met our top quality standards.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Kota Kinabalu. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials
Full-day Tours
Day Trips
Bus Tours
Sightseeing Cruises
Private Sightseeing Tours
City Tours
Half-day Tours
Sightseeing Tours
Cultural Tours
Private and Luxury
Food Tours
More
Sort by:Featured

Weston Fireflies River Cruise from Kota Kinabalu City

Weston Fireflies River Cruise from Kota Kinabalu City

star-5
2
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.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$75.00
From
$75.00

Kota Kinabalu City Dinner Cruise by North Borneo Cruises

Kota Kinabalu City Dinner Cruise by North Borneo Cruises

star-5
2
Dine and dance under the stars on a Kota Kinabalu cruise that includes live music and a buffet of international cuisine. The boat’s open upper deck gives panoramic views of the Kota Kinabalu skyline as the city lights up after dark, and since this dinner cruise features door-to-door transfers from hotels in Kota Kinabalu, you can enjoy an evening out without the hassle of finding late-night transport.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
From
$51.93
From
$51.93

Fun Boat Snorkeling and Island Visit from Kota Kinabalu

Fun Boat Snorkeling and Island Visit from Kota Kinabalu

star-4.5
17
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.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$63.22
From
$63.22
Taking safety measures

Manukan Island + Sapi or Mamutik Island Trip from Kota Kinabalu

Manukan Island + Sapi or Mamutik Island Trip from Kota Kinabalu

star-3.5
2
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.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$99.10
From
$99.10
Taking safety measures

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.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$75.65
Price varies by group size
From
$75.65
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Borneo Kellybays Mangrove Cruise & Crab Catching Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Borneo Kellybays Mangrove Cruise & Crab Catching Tour from Kota Kinabalu

star-5
2
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.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$80.00
Price varies by group size
From
$80.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$67.31
Price varies by group size
From
$67.31
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Pulau Tiga Survivor Island and Klias River Cruise Tour

Pulau Tiga Survivor Island and Klias River Cruise Tour

star-4
1
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!
More
  • 1 day
  • Taking safety measures
From
$119.24
From
$119.24
Taking safety measures

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.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$71.80
Price varies by group size
From
$71.80
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Sunset Dinner Cruise with North Borneo Cruises

Sunset Dinner Cruise with North Borneo Cruises

See Kota Kinabalu from a different perspective during a sunset dinner cruise around Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. A romantic experience ideal for couples, this cruise on the South China Sea includes a buffet-style dinner of Malaysian dishes and live music. You’ll have access to free-flowing tea, coffee, and water, and benefit from the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off, which lets you skip the hassle of finding a meeting point.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
From
$78.02
From
$78.02

Half-Day Klias Wetland Cruise and Firefly Tour in Kota Kinabalu

Half-Day Klias Wetland Cruise and Firefly Tour in Kota Kinabalu

Get a look at the proboscis monkey population of Klias Wetland during a river cruise through the mangrove forest reserve outside Kota Kinabalu. The overland journey weaves through the countryside, passing by secluded beaches, villages and rice fields en route. You’ll receive a dinner of local foods with light refreshments before an evening boat ride to catch a glimpse of fireflies decorating the mangrove trees.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$92.31
Price varies by group size
From
$92.31
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Sapi Island (DSD)

Sapi Island (DSD)

Discover an underwater paradise at Malaysia’s Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Depart from Kota Kinabalu and head to Sapi Island. Dive in and swim around its crystal clear waters. Lounge around its soft, white sand beaches.
More
  • 7 hours
From
$125.00
From
$125.00

Mantanani Island Discover Snorkeling Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Mantanani Island Discover Snorkeling Tour from Kota Kinabalu

star-1
1
Find out what is hidden beneath the sea around Mantanani Island with confidence. This programme is suitable for those who are not very comfortable in the water or has no snorkeling experience. It will allow you to learn snorkeling and some basic safety skills in shallow water before venturing out to deeper water. - Visit the magical Mantanani Island for an amazing snorkeling experience in crystal clear waters - Enjoy an amazing time on the island with pristine waters and white sandy beach - Capture many amazing pictures as you spend your time on the island
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$97.44
Price varies by group size
From
$97.44
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Kota Kinabalu P2 Private Island Escape & Fireflies Sunset River Cruise

Kota Kinabalu P2 Private Island Escape & Fireflies Sunset River Cruise

Ever thought of sun seeking at the beach, snorkeling on enchanting coral reefs and river cruising in search of fireflies and the elusive proboscis monkeys all in the same day and virtually at the same place? Seems rather farfetched right? Not really! Come to Usukan Cove and you will have a full day of thrills and frills. Snorkel and enjoy the marine life of Pandan Pandan Bay coral reefs, then unwind to the soothing breeze of our beach…wait there is still more to come. Join the river cruise and be astonished by the sight of playful crowds of proboscis monkeys at nearby Temparuk river. Soon after witnessing the sunset on the horizon, experience the delightful spectacle of fireflies and village setting along the Nanamun river. So why wait? Have a go at our Combo tour for an eventful day to remember!
More
  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$97.44
Price varies by group size
From
$97.44
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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
More
  • 8 hours
From
$97.44
From
$97.44

A Relaxing Day at Tunku Abdul Rahman Park

A Relaxing Day at Tunku Abdul Rahman 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, BBQ 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.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$93.59
Price varies by group size
From
$93.59
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$122.00
Price varies by group size
From
$122.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$118.00
Price varies by group size
From
$118.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Sabah Highlights Adventure 7D/6N

Sabah Highlights Adventure 7D/6N

Spend a week exploring remarkable Sabah, one of the most stunning corners of the planet with turquoise seas, unparalleled snorkelling and pristine natural jungles packed with hundreds of bird and animal species, plus over 5000 plant species, hot springs and caves to boast! Highlights: -Snorkel in the stunning Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park -Discover Mount Kinabalu National Park and Poring Hot Springs -Take river cruises and go trekking in Kinabatangan -Visit the Gomantong Caves & Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary
More
  • 7 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,051.00
From
$1,051.00
Taking safety measures

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.
More
  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$70.77
From
$70.77

Malaysia Mengalum Island Day Tour

Malaysia Mengalum Island Day Tour

The most beautiful island in Kota Kinabalu; Snorkeling to watch the six-color fish; Relax on the island's holiday home; Afternoon tea at 5-star hotel; Transfer service.
More
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$128.21
From
$128.21

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.
More
  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$123.90
From
$123.90
Taking safety measures

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.
More
  • 2 days
From
$275.00
From
$275.00

Pandan Pandan Private Island Escape with Packed Lunch

Pandan Pandan Private Island Escape with Packed 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).
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$61.54
Price varies by group size
From
$61.54
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Water Tours in Kota Kinabalu?
Q:
What Water Tours in Kota Kinabalu are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What Water Tours in Kota Kinabalu are good for avoiding crowds?