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Tamau River and Fireflies Cruise in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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icon6 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 3 more


Look for wildlife at twilight and fireflies after dusk on this convenient door-to-door package that includes not one but two separate cruises with a guide to maximize spotting chances. First, enjoy scenes of rural life as you look for macaques, proboscis monkeys, and water birds on the Tamau River. Next, enjoy a sit-down dinner then head to the Rampayan mangroves for a firefly lightshow (conditions permitting).
  • Cruise the Tamau River and the Rampayan mangroves with a guide
  • Look for macaques, proboscis monkeys, fireflies, and more
  • Relax over an included dinner between cruises
  • Take it easy with door-to-door round-trip transfers
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Refreshment and dinner
Rampayan firefly cruise on sharing basis
Tamau River cruise on sharing basis
Professional licensed guide
Local taxes
Hotel round-trip transfer by air-conditioned vehicle on sharing basis
Drinks (only local Malaysian ringgit accepted)
Personal expenses

Departure Time

2:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • A minimum of 2 Adult per booking is required
  • The boat ride to watch wildlife is approximately 45 minutes and 20 minutes to see the fireflies.
  • During the ride, there are no toilet facilities and if it rains along the way, guests may get wet.
  • Although there is high possibilities of seeing wildlife and fireflies due to their habit of resting or mating by the riverbanks in the evenings, sightings are not guaranteed
  • Tamau village is located approximately 70 and 90 km respectively from Kota Kinabalu city
  • Disclaimer form is required to be signed at the jetty
  • Confirmation for Japanese speaking tour is subject to availability. If not available, an English guide will be provided
  • Please note that this tour is very popular with the Chinese market

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

Product code: 46602P5

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