About Manukan Island
Manukan is the most famous island in Sabah that promotes an ideal beach holiday trip in Malaysia Borneo. It serves as the first marine national park and is the second largest of the five islands in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park (TARP). This island is known for having the essential characteristic of a perfect island-hopping experience surrounded by crystal-clear sea water, white sandy beach and the ideal glimpse of marine life. Travellers can enjoy participating in snorkelling, swimming and diving activities, as well as exploring the intense yet beautiful underwater world.
Take a speedboat from Manukan Island from Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal in Kota Kinabalu, which serves the tourists who are staying at the Manukan Island Resort and Gayana Resort to witness the fantastic beaches. A conservation entrance fee costs RM3.00 must be paid upon arrival in Manukan Island. Snorkelling is an activity not to be missed at Manukan Island as many reviews online have claimed that it offers a highly-ranked water venture.
How to Get to Manukan Island
Travellers would have to get on a speedboat to reach Manukan Island from Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, which is reachable within walking distance from Kota Kinabalu city centre. The first speedboat trip starts at 8:30 AM and the last one is at 4:15 PM. The journey to Manukan Island from the ferry terminal will take around 20-30 minutes. Jesselton Point provides daily island transfers to Manukan and other islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.
Popular Ferry Operators
Numerous boat service companies operate speedboat return trips in Jesselton Point, and the fares for the trips are all set to fixed prices.
- Island Hope Express
- Sunny Rainbow Tours & Travel Sdn Bhd
- Tarie Travel & Tours S/B
Popular Ferry Route
Manukan Island features some of the most-developed facilities provided for tourists, which includes accommodation, restaurants and advanced infrastructures on the island. Manukan Island Resort offers a batch of all-inclusive package deals; which includes the number of nights to stay in the resort and the activities to do in Manukan Island.
- Public toilets
- Modern chalets and resort
- Diving centre
- Recreation facilities (football field, swimming pool, sports courts)
- Infrastructural facilities
- Souvenir shops
Manukan Island is the most-visited island in Sabah, and the popularity has reached the international level where foreign tourists would include a short trip to the northern part of Borneo island, Sabah, to get to Manukan when it comes to Malaysia. Getting to Manukan Island is very convenient from Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal that provides reliable boat services. Trips to Manukan Island from Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal can be booked easily online on Easybook within minutes.
Manukan Island Contact Details
Jeti Pulau Manukan, Sabah