Private Boat Charter & Rentals | 1 Day | Kota Kinabalu, Sabah


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.


Private Boat Charter & Boat Rentals in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

When personalised, quality time with friends and family during your holiday is all that matters, we have a solution to help you experience life as it ought to be. Choose a private boat charter with Borneo Dream in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park for a day of exploring the islands, and coral reefs, with an itinerary that is tailored to best meet your groups needs and interests. With your own private boat charter within Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, you have nothing to worry about except which way to relax. Under the guidance of our friendly and professional crew members (skipper/PADI Instructors), feel free to scuba dive in the clear warm waters, snorkel along colourful reefs and soak up the sun. The pace is yours to set. When you have worked up an appetite, pamper your taste buds as you enjoy lunch at the island – Padang Point. Free flow of light refreshments (water, sweets and biscuits) is also provided on board our boat.

And we offer two great boats for private boat day charters - a 32ft x 12ft wide Motor Catamaran (Borneo Dream 3) and a 33ft x 9ft wide Trimaran (Borneo Dream Elvis). Our well maintained boats are fitted with GPS, Compass, Chartplotter, VHF Radio, Fire Extinguishers, First Aid and Medical Oxygen. The boats are fully insured both for Capital Replacement and Public Liability plus operated by highly trained and licensed staff.

Private Charters in Kota Kinabalu

Snorkeling & Scuba Diving Charters - Private Boat Charters and Boat Rentals in Kota Kinabalu

Your safety and enjoyment is our priority. Our mission is to not only help make this the best holiday, but the best day of your holiday in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

Boat Details

Borneo Dream Elvis - Motor Trimaran 33ft x 9ft c/w 2x Yamaha 150 HP Outboards

Up to 12 Persons the charter comes with a qualified Skipper and 2 x PADI Professionals

Borneo Dream 3 - Motor Catamaran 32ft x 12ft c/w 2x Yamaha 200 HP Outboards

Up to 12 Persons the charter comes with a qualified Skipper and 2 x PADI Professionals

Boat Charters with Skipper in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Trip Inclusions - Private Day Boat Charter in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

  • Private use of one of the Borneo Dream boats from 9:00am - 4:30pm in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.
  • Return boat transfers on one of our Borneo Dream boats from Jesselton Point Jetty.
  • Jesselton Point jetty fee and Sabah Parks island conservation fee.
  • Free use of our rental snorkel (mask, snorkel, full foot fins, shorty tropical 3mm wetsuit).
  • For Divers, free use of our rental dive gear (mask, full foot fins, BCD, regulator & gauges).
  • Activities during your charter: guided snorkeling tours, visiting the public islands in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, cruising round the islands, scuba diving (Discover Scuba for non certified divers, guided fun dives for certified divers).
  • Guiding by our friendly, experienced, qualified PADI Professionals (1 or 2 PADI Professionals per Charter depending on charter boat booked)
  • Lunch at a cafe on an island in the Marine Park (choose from a range of meal options).
  • Free flow water and snacks (biscuits / sweets) on our boats.
  • 0% Sales & Service Tax on the tour price as applicable from 6th May 2019.

Trip Exclusions

  • Sabah Parks Diving Permits are payable on the day by those choosing scuba diving. MYR 50.00 for non Malaysian and MYR 20.00 for Malaysian.
  • We suggest you bring small change for an ice cream or a soft drink / fruit juice at lunch time.

Camera with underwater housing are available for daily rental at MYR 150.00 per camera per day (advance booking required). You can also choose to add on a ride on the Coral Flyer during your Charter.

Recommended Packing List For Your Guided Snorkeling Day Trip

Swim wear, towel, dry clothes, sun tan lotion, sun hat, sun glasses and a smile :-)


A PADI Liability Release Form must be signed and understood by the participant before the tour commences. Any participant under 18 years is supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.

We work to the maximum group size per PADI Instructor for scuba diving activities as below. If more of your group want to dive then you'll be required to rent an additional Borneo Dream PADI Instructor for your boat charter.

  • PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience - maximum 4 divers to one PADI Instructor.
  • Guided Dives for Certified Divers - maximum 5 certified divers per PADI Instructor during a private boat charter in Kota Kinabalu with Borneo Dream.

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