Tour Information: 

Tour Code: BLT-IT03

Description: Mantanani Island Excursion

Region: Kota Belud

Duration: Approx. 9-10 Hours

Minimum: 02 Adults

Departure: Daily

Pick up: City Hotels
Drop off: City Hotels


Hop on to one of the most beautiful island from Kota Kinabalu, while its exact area is belongs to Kota Belud district. Mantanani Island is home to many species of aquamarine life and is one of the most loved island for divers. The journey to the island begins with a two-hour drive to Kampung Kuala Abai jetty in Kota Belud, followed by another hour of riding on a speedboat.

Just like Pulau Tiga, Mantanani consists of three islands which are Mantanani Besar(Big), Mantanani Kecil(Small) as well as Pulau Linggisan(Frigratebird). Not only for the divers, bird spotters will love Mantanani Island as there are many species of birds can be spotted round the year through seasons.

The water in Mantanani boast as much as 40 meters visibility under strong sunlight, snorkeling or diving can never be such mesmerizing, topped with vast underwater creatures to compliment your experience that cannot be forgotten. According to the villagers, Mantanani used to home for Dugongs which are near extinct today. If you are lucky enough, you may spot them during your adventure (it will be a bless). Dolphins occasionally can be spotted during boat ride to the island


  • Mantanani Island snorkeling/diving

  • Crystal clear water

  • Vast aquamarine species

  • BBQ Lunch at seaside

  • Seasonal live seafood available (optional)

Sample Itinerary: 

0715hrs - Meet and greet with tour representative at hotel lobby and transfer to Kuala Abai Jetty


0930hrs - Arrived to jetty,  take speedboat cruise down to Mantanani Island (Aprox 50 minutes)

1030hrs - Arrived to Mantanani Island, prepare for snorkeling/diving session

1200hrs - Back to main island, enjoy BBQ lunch by seaside, free at own leisure

1500hrs - Depart for Kuala Abai Jetty

1600hrs - Arrival at Kuala Abai Jetty, van driver transfer to hotel upon reaching jetty

Tour Inclusion: 

  • Hotel transfers

  • Boat transfers

  • BBQ buffet lunch

  • All-day drinking water / beverages

  • Snorkeling/diving session

  • Life jacket and snorkeling/diving equipment*


*Diving equipment includes: Diving Equipment (Weights, Weight Belts, BCD, Regulator, Mask, Fins, Snorkel, Wetsuit, 01 Tank), 01 Boat Dive & 01 Shore Dive, Dive Instructor/Master.

**02 Boat dives for certified diver.

Tour Exclusion:

  • Outskirt hotel transfers

  • Personal tour guide

  • Personal insurance

  • Items not mentioned above


  • Min. 02 Adults to go

  • Additonal pick up charges of RM 30/pax exceeding radius of 10km from city centre

  • RM 50 per pax for exceeding 15km

  • Min. age for children is 7 years old

  • Rates effective 1st April 2017 onwards

Things to bring/wear:

  • Sandals

  • Comfortable shirt 

  • Swimming attire

  • Sun block

  • Day pack (extra shirt & towel)

  • Action camera to capture fun moment (optional)