Mountain Biking and White Water Rafting Day Tour, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Looking for a fun and adventure-filled day out during your holiday in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo? Then go on a Kiulu River White Water Rafting and Biking Day Tour! Spend the morning on a bike tour through the countryside north of Kota Kinabalu. After lunch, you’ll join a rafting ride along the Kiulu River, a graded Class I / II white water rafting tour.
In the morning you will go on a biking tour near Tuaran north of Kota Kinabalu. The biking route is a ~18km bike tour that takes you by padi fields, across hanging bridges, a Pagoda temple, riverbanks, through villages and hillsides of Tuaran. The terrain involves minimal climbing and some gentle descents. Almost half of the ride will be on dirt roads and for the rest of the bike ride, you will travel on small village roads with very little traffic.
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After lunch, you’ll continue with your next adventure – white water rafting! The White Water Rafting Kiulu Sabah Borneo Trip covers up to 15km of the Kiulu River, making it one of the longest white water rafting trips in Sabah, Borneo! Your journey along the Kiulu River will take about 1 – 2 hours.
If you are wanting more adventure during your holiday in Kota Kinabalu then you could consider joining a try dive with the PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience or go jungle trekking in the Kiulu Valley.
Trip Itinerary – Mountain Biking and White Water Rafting Day Tour, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
07:30hrs: You’ll be collected from your hotel central Kota Kinabalu City and transferred to the starting point for your morning bike ride. You’ll travel north from Kota Kinabalu towards Tuaran Town.
09:30hrs: Arrive at the biking starting point. Join a safety briefing by your Bike Guide before getting set up with your bikes. You will then enjoy a ~2-hour biking tour through the countryside. The riding can feel challenging due to the tropical heat so take your time and enjoy the scenery passing you by.
11:30hrs – 12 noon: You’ll finish your cycling adventure and then be transferred to the starting point for the rafting point.
12 noon: You’ll enjoy lunch alongside the Kiulu River.
12:30hrs: The Kiulu River white water rafting adventure commences! You’ll receive a safety briefing from your Rafting Guide.
13:00hrs: The white water rafting adventure then begins and takes about 2 hours to the ending point.
15:00hrs – 15:30hrs: Arrive at the rafting ending point. There are changing facilities for you to freshen up after your Kiulu rafting ride before heading back to Kota Kinabalu.
16:00hrs: Start your transfer back to your hotel in central Kota Kinabalu.
~17:30hrs: You will arrive back at your hotel in central Kota Kinabalu.
Trip Pre-requisites – Mountain Biking and Kiulu River White Water Rafting Day Tour, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
This trip requires basic biking skills and a fairly good level of fitness. Be prepared for physical exertion, the bike ride is up to 18km long and it will be hot. You will sign a Liability Release Form before you start the rafting & biking activities.
- Return transfer from a hotel in central Kota Kinabalu.
- Rafting equipment.
- English speaking Rafting Guide looking after you for your Kiulu River rafting ride.
- Meals: Lunch.
- Rafting insurance and rafting certificate.
- Use of good quality mountain bike (properly fitted to your height), cycling helmet, water bottle for your biking tour.
- Guiding by qualified Bike Guides (English speaking) for your cycling adventure.
- Support vehicle for the bike tour.
- 0% Sales & Service Tax on the tour price as applicable from 6th May 2019.
Items not mentioned above. You can choose to purchase a DVD of your Kiulu white water rafting activity on the day. There is a surcharge for transfers from hotels outside central Kota Kinabalu.
Recommended Packing List For The Trip
- For the Kiulu white water rafting – Sandals with strap, shorts and T-shirt (NOT white colour), swimwear, insect repellent, sunblock lotion, towel.
- For the Tuaran bike tour – clothing suitable for biking (trainers, shorts, t-shirt or long-sleeved shirt), sunblock, change of clothes for after biking.
Notes – Mountain Biking and White Water Rafting Day Tour, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
The prices shown are valid for trips up to 31st March 2023. For trips after this date please contact us for a quote.
The ride itinerary may change on the day depending on your Bike Guide’s assessment of your biking capabilities and fitness levels. Your Guide will aways put your health and safety first.