Best Snorkeling in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Fantastic Snorkeling Tours & Trips in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

When most tourists come to Sabah, Borneo (Malaysia) they want to spend some of their holiday appreciating the tropical waters of the South China Sea or chilling out on a beach. Fortunately, you can choose to do all of his during our holiday in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. In this section, you can find out more about the range of snorkeling day trips we offer to help you experience the best our surrounding tropical waters and beaches have to offer from Kota Kinabalu.

Guided snorkeling day trips and tours, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

On the doorstep of Kota Kinabalu is Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park (TARP). There are five islands in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park which are fringed by shallow coral reefs. The islands are between 15 - 30 minutes boat transfer from central Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Choose from our range of snorkelling day trips to Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park - for the best quality snorkelling experience choose our guided snorkeling trip (or PADI Discover Snorkelling Experience) or for experiencing more of nature choose our Jungle Trek & Snorkeling day trip. For snorkelers wanting to experience more why not consider a try dive via the PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience!

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For families or groups wanted a more personalised snorkelling trip we also offer private boat day charters around the local Marine Park too - choose from our spacious catamaran Borneo Dream 3 or Borneo Dream Elvis.

If you are looking to stay at a resort on a beautiful island and go snorkeling along fringing reefs then we offer snorkeler packages at Lankayan Island Resort located on the east coast of Sabah.

For further help arranging your snorkeling, island, beach and water sports activities or trips just contact the Borneo Dream Team. Our Team will be on hand to help you choose the best snorkelling experience for you during your holiday in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah!

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MYR 225.00  

The Guided Snorkeling Tour with Borneo Dream offers guided snorkeling tours from our boat along tropical coral reefs fringing the islands in nearby Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. You will be guided by one of our experienced, friendly qualified PADI Crew who have fantastic eyes for spotting a wide variety of marine life. Expect to see a wide range of colourful tropical fish life during your snorkeling sessions, including Nemo's cousins - and a Turtle if we're lucky :-)

MYR 255.00  

The Jungle Trek & Guided Snorkeling Trip is a unique trip offered by Borneo Dream. Bringing together two lovely experiences into one trip - a walk through rainforest on Pulau Gaya, and a guided snorkeling tour along a tropical reef in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. You can add more adventure to this trip by adding on a Coral Flyer zip line ride during your lunch break. A popular trip with families, groups of friends and couples.

MYR 295.00  

The Coral Reef Conservation Day Tour provides an introduction to coral reefs, threats impacting them and what we can do as individuals to protect them. During the day you will join three guided snorkeling sessions and learn about the complexity of the coral reef ecosystem and learn basic skills for measuring and assessing the health of a coral reef. Tied together with informative, educational briefings you'll end the day taking away actions you can make as an individual to help protect our coral reefs. An ideal choice for families, groups of friends and school teams on expedition who are wanting to join an educational tour and make a positive difference.


MYR 165.00  

The Unguided Snorkeling Trip in Kota Kinabalu with Borneo Dream offers an affordable way to visit and go snorkeling from an island in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. It is a good choice for members of a group who want the flexibility to sunbathe on the beach whilst going for a short snorkeling session from the beach when you fancy. All snorkeling gear provided along with lunch on a tropical island. Daily tours departing from Jesselton Point Jetty.

MYR 3,000.00  

A private boat day charter with Borneo Dream is a great option for families and groups of friends who would love a day out enjoying the islands and tropical waters of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park with just your group on the boat and an itinerary that is personalised to offer you the best mix of activities. We have two great boats available to day charter and offer a mix of activities for you to choose from - guided snorkeling, scuba diving, island cruising, beach time or a short jungle trek on Pulau Gaya. Helping you experience the best day out in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.

MYR 318.75 MYR 355.00  
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A great value Stay & Dive / Snorkel package in Kota Kinabalu with Borneo Dream. Choose from a range of popular PADI course options combined with accommodation at a cosy, funky Hostel in Kota Kinabalu - giving you access to high quality diving instruction with Borneo Dream and helping your holiday budget go further. This Stay & Dive or Snorkel Budget Package is based upon minimum 3 persons booking the same course package together. Whether it be learning to dive via the 'PADI Open Water Diver', or for certified divers the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver package.

MYR 4,392.00  

Fancy staying in a 5* island resort during your holiday to Kota Kinabalu, Borneo? Then look no further than our 5 day 4 night scuba diving or snorkeling packages at Gaya Island Resort. Stay at a beautiful Resort combined with exploring the nearby tropical waters through a PADI activity with Borneo Dream, and all at a great price. It's a win : win combination!! Book a package to stay at Gaya Island Resort between 1st October - 19th December 2019 and we include a 10% discount off the accommodation. 

MYR 4,360.80 MYR 5,250.00  
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Stay & Dive Promotional Packages!! Stay at Asia's famous Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia and enjoy some amazing sea based activities with Borneo Dream. Choose from PADI Discover Scuba Diving combined with Guided Snorkelling, Leisure diving for certified divers (6 dives) or learning to dive with a PADI Open Water Diver Course. The price mentioned is for 2 persons doing the same activity staying in the same room. For inclusions and exclusions please see below.

MYR 2,973.20  

Lankayan Island is a beautiful location home to white sand beaches, fringing coral reefs and lovely Resort accommodation. Lankayan Island Resort is accessible by boat from Sandakan and an ideal choice for both divers, snorkelers and those wanting a chilled out island location. Accessible from Sandakan, why not combine a trip to the Kinabatangan River followed by a stay at Lankayan Island Package with Borneo Dream.

MYR 150.00 MYR 159.00  

Take home memories - Why not rent a underwater camera with your next snorkeling or diving trip. Rent our exclusive Nikon W300 or the super dooper Canon G16 complete with housing. They are 12 and 16 mega pixel respectively and are capable of diving to depths of 40 metres. With a few minutes of tuition you can get some great underwater images to remember your trip by.