Sapi and Manukan - Twin Islands Hopping

Enjoy a trip to Sapi and Manukan Island - Crystal clear water with school of fishes numbering in thousand

Sapi Island is one of the most popular places in Sabah to swim, snorkel and relax and it is just 20 minutes boat ride away from Kota Kinabalu. Manukan Island is the second largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park. Manukan Island has some good stretches of beaches on the southern coastline. The best beach is on the eastern tip of the island. Offshore of Manukan are coral reefs, which is ideal for snorkelling, diving and swimming.

Insider tips:

  • Recommend to bring: hat, sun block, extra clothes and towel
  • Activities fee are not included, please contact the management office in the island
  • No locker on islands, please take care of own belongings, do not carry valuables
  • Surcharge of MYR20 per person applied for pickup location in Putatan and Kepayan area (eg. Narada Hotel, Hotel No.5)
Additional Information:
  • This tour is not private tour, you will share the trip with other guests come from different countries
  • Tourist transportation insurance included. Please contact your insurance agency for personal travel insurance

Watersport rate for your reference:


Minimum participants


Banana boat


MYR 40 / person

Fly Fish


MYR 80 / person



MYR 110 / person for 15 minutes

Jet Ski


MYR 250 / person for 30 minutes

Discover Scuba Diving


MYR 250 / person for 40 minutes

Sea Walking


MYR 280 / person for 30 minutes

Above watersport could be arranged at either one island, no pre-book is required.


2 Working Days
Half Day
Hotel Pick Up
Voucher Type
Present to Tour Operator
No Amendments Allowed
No Refunds Allowed

What You Get


  • Return boat & land transfer
  • Entrance fee
  • Jetty fee
  • Snorkeling equipments
  • BBQ fee & BBQ lunch
  • Tour guide


  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Personal expenses

How To Buy

1. Purchase online

2. Email the following information to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg for booking of the tour:

  • Your Order Number
  • Hotel Details (Name, address and contact number)

3. Receive a second email confirmation with the tour details

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.


* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.


Pickup from hotel, proceed to jetty and take boat ride towards Manukan Island.


Be mesmerized by the colorful fishes transparent by the crystal clear blue sea and vast greeneries surrounding the island.


BBQ lunch will be served at Manukan Island.


Transfer to Sapi Island. Free at leisure for relaxing, or an option for water sports.


Transfer back to mainland.


Send back to hotel.

How to Get There

Hotel Pick Up Information:

  • Time: 8:15am
  • Location: Accommodations within the Sandakan only
  • Kindly indicate your hotel name and address
  • Please be at your hotel lobby 15-20 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. No refunds will be given for latecomers and no-shows
  • As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pickup route.



Pickup Time


Kota Kinabalu city North (Grandis, Hyatt, Gaya street area...)

8:15 am


Kota Kinabalu city Center (Marriott, Marina Court, Horizon, ...)

8:15 am


Kota Kinabalu city South (Sutera Harbour, KK Time Square, ...)

8 am


Airport area (Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Aeropod, ...)

7:45 am

The pickup time is for reference only, actual time may be vary depends on number of visitors, distance, season, weather and road conditions, should be within 15 minutes. 
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Please be reminded to send an email with your Order Number and Accommodation to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg