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Trip Starting From: Kota Kinabalu

Trip Location: Kota Kinabalu

Kawa Kawa is located at Kota Belud, and if you are a nature lover, this is a good choice for you to explore the original mangrove.

In more than an hour's car ride away, you will enjoy the afternoon tea with local famous Penjaram pastries. After the meal, the tour guide will take you to get on a boat to start a romantic sunset mangrove tour. If you are lucky, you will have the opportunity to see Borneo Proboscis Monkey.

When the boat arrived in the estuary future, you will be able to board the beach, you do not like the binding on the boat. In order to leave no regrets, you can also take some pictures with friends and family.

Ended after sunset, tour guides will transfer you back to the jetty, and everybody together and enjoy a very nice Malay style dinner. Continue to search for fireflies after dinner. You will be surprised to find groups of twinning fireflies lit taillights perched on a tree, looks like a dazzling Christmas tree.

13:30 pm: Depart for Kota Belud.
16:00 pm: Arrive Kota Belud Kawa Kawa area, enjoy a light refreshment.
17:00 pm: Expand Tour of Mangrove Creek.
17:30 pm: Transfer back to the jetty and enjoy local style dinner.
18:30 pm: Continue to Firefly trip.
19:30 pm: Transfer back to the hotel/lodge.
21:00 pm: Reach Kota Kinabalu city.

Pickup timings and locations:
Kota Kinabalu city North- 1:30 pm
Kota Kinabalu city center- 1:30 pm
Kota Kinabalu city South- 1:15 pm
Airport area- 1:15 pm
1Borneo area- 1:45 pm
Outskirt area- 2:15 pm


  • Dinner Included
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  • Refreshments Included


  • Pick up and drop from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu and transport throughout the tour is included.

Things To Carry

  • Sunscreen
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Raincoat
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  • Cap/Hat
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  • Waterproof bag for your camera or other personal items
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  • Valid ID Proof


  • Child Age 3-11 Years Old
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  • The boat is not accessible by wheelchairs and strollers, however pregnant women or PWDs are allow to join this tour
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  • Customers are recommended to bring binoculars, hats, jackets. and insect repellent for this tour
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  • If time permits,there wil be al stopover at coconut pudding stall for 10 minutes, you may purchase the pudding at your own expenses.

Tour Type

  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

  • No refund for any cancellation made within 2 days from the tour date
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  • 90% of full payment will be refunded if cancel 3 days and above

Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    People Also Ask

    1. What is the capacity of the cruise?

      In this river cruise, nearly 20 people can be accommodated easily. As the cruise is wide and spacious, the riders can sit and move freely without much difficulty. However, they’re requested to stay on their seats until the ride gets over. In the cruise, one can witness the beautiful atmosphere, surrounded by the famous mangrove forest and the enchanting village. Moreover, one can encounter the Proboscis Monkeys playing and pulling each others’ legs on the trees. Thus, unlike river cruise rides, here one can fall in love with Mother Nature for its mind-blowing creations and views.

    2. Is Pick up and Drop off included in the price?

      Yes. As part of the overall package, the pick up and drop off prices are also included. Tourists, who have opted for the transfer facility, don’t need to pay any additional amount for the service. Once the service is confirmed, they need to provide their contact details and the hotel address to the tour operator. He will be arranging a fully air-conditioned vehicle and send it to the hotel. Different pickup locations and timings: • Kota Kinabalu city North: 1.30 pm • Kota Kinabalu city Center: 1.30 pm • Kota Kinabalu city South: 1.15 pm • Airport area: 1.15 pm • 1Borneo area: 1.45 pm • Outskirt area: 2.15 pm

    3. How to reach Kawa Wetland River Cruise?

      Kawa Kawa is located 112 km away from the northeast of Kota Kinabalu, is accessible in an hour and a half by land. The place is well connected by roadways and waterways. One can reach via bus or taxi on the road. If not, hire a boat and arrive at the destination directly. There is also a transfer facility available for adventurers. Tourists mostly go for the pickup and drop off service and have a hassle-free ride. As per the pickup timing and location, tourists are advised to get ready accordingly. For more details, contact the tour operator and book the transfer service now.

    4. Will we get any meals on the Kawa Wetland River Cruise?

      Yes, of course. In this Kawa Wetland River Cruise, you will be served with a nice dinner. As given in the itinerary, after exploring the ever-growing Mangrove Creek, you can enjoy your dinner. It consists of popular local dishes and recipes that are rich in ingredients and flavour. Thus, one must not miss this amazing food, especially cooked by our professional chefs. There is both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food served in this dinner. Apart from that, there will be also refreshments provided, such as snacks and soft drinks. Visitors can spend time with their dear ones, having some snacks or drinks.

    5. What is the Itinerary?

      Once you’ve departed from the Kota Belud at 1.30 pm, you will be arriving at Kota Belud Kawa Kawa area at 4.00 pm. Here, refreshments are served and tourists can have it unlimitedly. Then you will be moving on to the sought-after Mangrove Creek, which gives a delightful experience. At 5.30 pm, you will be transferred back to the jetty and have the local style dinner. It is one of the best parts of the entire trip that can’t be missed out. Then you will move on to the firefly place and get stunned with the real fireflies glittering like stars. After that, you will be finally dropped back at the hotel safely, and with this, the tour comes to an end.

    6. What is the duration of Kawa Wetland River Cruise?

      The duration of this river cruise is approximately 5 hours. Once you’ve picked up from the hotel, you will be reaching to the Kota Belud Kawa Kawa area directly. Here one can spend time like 1 hour and move to the next destination, Mangrove Creek. It is such a wonderful place to have a great holiday respite with your family/friends. Then you will be heading towards the firefly place. There one can spend time for 1 hour, get stunned with the incredible flies and seize those magical moments in the camera. In the end, you will be taken back to the hotel with the same AC vehicle and make sure you reach safely.

    7. Are children allowed?

      Yes, of course. Children can also take part in this unique river cruise. There will be given safety instructions and necessary safety gears at the beginning of the trip along with adults. However, the parents/guardians are advised to keep an eye on them while riding in the cruise. Other than that, kids have plenty of time to play and have fun with their parents in all places. It’s going to give them a lifelong memory, filled with surreal experiences and beautiful views. Please note that children age group is between 3 and 11 years old. A person above 11 years old will be considered as an adult.

    8. Why Kawa Wetland River Cruise is so famous?

      This Kawa River Cruise is famous mainly for its geographical location. To reach the place, tourists need to take a cruise and traverse through the most amusing landscape. While riding, they can get the sunset view, looks like sinking under the sea, and that is the best part of this trip. Moreover, there will be excellent local cuisines served along with refreshments. This can not only fulfil one’s appetite but also his/her experience.

    9. Can we go any day?

      Yes. This sunset tour is open every day in a year, irrespective of any public holidays. Tourists visit those attractive places on both weekdays and weekends. If you’re a first-time visitor to Malaysia, you must come on this trip and get to know about the natural wonders of the place.

    10. Will there be an English speaking guide?

      Yes, indeed. There will be an English speaking guide accompanying you right from the start. He will be describing all the attractions, including their unique features, interesting facts and stories (if any) and share some of the real-life incidents, which is worth listening. Since all the places carry huge significance, there is a guide dedicated to this tour. Tourists generally ask plenty of questions and get their answers instantly.

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