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Easily spotted from Kota Kinabalu City centre and Likas Bay, this idyllic tropical island is only 7 km away. A 10 minutes boat ride from Jesselton Point Jetty will bring you to its white sandy beach,  warm turquoise water and colourful reefs.

The sandy beaches are met by thick rain forest right off the coast that rises to twin main peaks, as high as 160 meters a.m.s.l. A heaven for nature lovers, it is blessed with the amazing varieties of flora and fauna befitting an untouched tropical rain forest. Here, the islands is yours to explore.

Mari Mari Sepanggar Island, Islands of Sabah

The adventurous visitors can blaze a trail up the rain forest to the South Peak (highest peak of the island). Enjoy the panoramic view of Gaya Bay, Likas Bay, Sepanggar Bay, the South China Sea and our next door neighbours, Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and Kota Kinabalu City. Be humbled by the giants trees, ferns and rattan along the trail. Listen to the bird calls and buzz of the inhabitants of the jungle.

On descent, go for a refreshing dip in the clear blue sea. Then go scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking, or just lay on the beach.

We have selected and marked out 8 dive sites around the island for the underwater enthusiasts. For the avid underwater world lovers, the dive sites at the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park which are at our door step are add-ons for your picking.

Chalets for overnight stay are nestle on the hill among the trees connected by wooden board walks. Enjoy the spectacular view of the sea, the stars and the night lights of the city form your balcony.

Things To Do In Sepanggar Island

Water sports:  Exciting water sports available are Seawalking, Parasailing, Stand-up Paddle Board, Banana Boat,and Jetski

Scuba Diving There are many exciting diving sites near the island that will enthrall you.

Discover Scuba Dive New to scuba diving? Fret not. Our Dive Instructor will give you adequate briefing on the keys to scuba diving and the use of the equipments and voila, you'll be swimming with the rays, and many more other wondrous sea creatures.

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Advance Open Water Diver Course Explore deeper oceans, experience more, more excitements. That's what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course is all about.

Snorkelling Take the surface tour, peeks into the underwater world and admire the abundant marine lives of Mantanani. Simply snorkel along the beach or follow our boat out to the many exciting spots.

Night Snorkelling At night, it is a different sea, totally...

Sea Kayaking Be adventurous, take out the kayak and explore the surrounding sea.

*Availability & schedules of all activities and facilities are subject to terms & conditions and sea & weather conditions.

For your convenience and maximum enjoyment, we recommend that you pre-book your activities before departure.

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Getting To Sepanggar Island

Boats Depart daily From Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, Kota Kinabalu
Meet us at our Sales & Reception Counter #12

Jesselton Point Jetty to Mari Mari Sepanggar Island - 0930hrs
Mari Mari Sepanggar Island to Jesselton Point Jetty - 1500hrs