Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Kawa-Kawa River Cruise+ Unique Borneo Culture in Sabah


English, Chinese, Malay

2 - 6 Travellers

The lush wetlands of Kawa Kawa invite you for a day of adventure on this river cruise. Watch for the proboscis monkeys, otters, birds, and other creatures that make. Besides that, you can enjoy the sunset at Nanamun Beach and also the mysterious fireflies!

In this trip, you will also be going to Mari-Mari cultural Village and also Kawa-Kawa River Cruise. Mari Mari Cultural Village tour is located deep in the countryside away from the modern and developing Kota Kinabalu city. The village operates as a museum that preserves Borneo ethnic culture. It aims to share the knowledge, history, culture, and tradition of Borneo with you so that it is not forgotten.

Cultural Heritage

Rural & Nature Escape

City Highlights

City Highlights


Day 1 - 9:00

Meet up at meeting point or pick up at hotel. Then, depart to Mari-Mari Cultural Village.

Day 1 - 10:00

Enjoy your local cultural journey inside the village!

Day 1 - 13:00

Have a rest then depart to Kawa-Kawa River Cruise.

Day 1 - 15:00


Day 1 - 15:30

Cruise Time! Search for proboscis monkey!

Day 1 - 17:00

Back to jetty and have a dinner.

Day 1 - 17:45

Go to see beautiful sunset at Nanamun beach!

Day 1 - 18:15

Go to see the mysterious flyflies.

Day 1 - 19:00

Back to city(2hours drive).

Tour Conditions

Smart casual

Flexible plan

Seasonal activity

Halal food available

Price Conditions


Foods & Meal(s) are included during the trip. (Please note that alcohol is always excluded)


Public or private transportation fares : taxi, bts, mrt, etc are included (Please estimate the cost of gasoline or vehicle rental fee, in case of using a private car)

Admission fee

Admission fee: Amusement park, gallery, shows, and etc are included

Price Conditions



Admission fee

Extra Expenses

Pocket money for some snacks or souvenirs


Why this trip?

Glide along the Kawa Kawa River and keep watch for the wildlife that calls the wetlands home. You might catch a glimpse of long-tailed macaques, water buffalo, river otters and silvered leaf monkeys.Watch a stunning sunset from Nanamun Beach then head back to the river to admire the spectacular sight of thousands of fireflies that light up the Kawa Kawa. Therefore, all these will definitely blow your mind!

Besides that, you may experience the cultural of locals in early Borneo. Escape your normal daily routine and immerse yourself in a quiet and tranquil nature away from the hustle and bustle big city, you will feel as if you were brought back in prehistoric time surrounded by tall trees and the silence of the rainforest. Take a moment to savour and appreciate the sound, smell, and sight of nature.

Besides that, I will guide you during the trip so that you can skip the tourism trap! I guarantee that you will be enjoyable during the whole trip because I am here to guide you as your closest friend in Sabah!

Things to prepare for the trip

Raincoat, Extra Attire, Passport/ID, A good camera.

Meeting Point

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Free Hotel Pickup at

FREE pickup at hotel in Kota Kinabalu

How to get there

You may take a grab or bus to get to the town area and let us know you landmark for pick beforehand

Travel Note

This trip is specially organized for minimum of 2persons and above.


We will proceed to some indoor attractions or activities.

All of the safety equipment will be prepared by the related parties.


MYR 414 / Person