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Sapi Island

Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 17-896 0341
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“fish” (268 reviews)
“zip line” (81 reviews)
“coral flyer” (22 reviews)
Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beach was small, crowded, and beautiful Hiking trails had a lot of trash Beaches had good snorkeling and coral

Thank j w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sapi is one the 5 islands right across from downtown K.K. It is about 10 mins boat ride from the downtown jetty. It is not a big island and the beach front is really small and rocky. Also, the restaurant does not provide good food,...More

Thank Wendy Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat trip to Sapi Island is an experience in itself. There is some type of system to get you there and back and while I coudn't fathom it we did the trip without missing a beat. The Island itself is OK but gets very...More

Thank LizzyLeeton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small, busy and grubby. Go to manukan or somewhere else. This one was recommended by a hotel porter. Manukan was recommended by a guide from ECO tours. Much better, especially in afternoon when everybody else heads back to town!

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Charter a private speed boat at Rm350. Along the way passing the floating village far far away. Still see floating plastic everywhere. Hoping to reach Sapi and have great swim for kids alas my expectation based on previous visit are dissappointing. Dec 2017 might not...More

Thank fcl2929
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just a quick stop here as it was the starting point for the zip line. Clean well maintained small little island. We were the only visitors on here at the time. The rest of the people were staff. It looked to have a place to...More

Thank Hayley J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went from 10am to 3pm so that we could swim and go on the Coral Flyer zipwire. The boat going went very fast and was very bumpy. Great fun! The island itself was expensive to buy drinks etc so I recommend that you take...More

Thank Andersonsabroad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The water was very clear and we saw some fish close to the pier, but it was hard to find any good snorkeling places because we had very little time (two hours), and everything seem to take forever. When you visit Sapi, take the time...More

1  Thank JacquelineTripAdv
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Otherwise very nice visit to Sapi Island spoiled by the atrocious state of the public toilets. You can smell the toilets before you get to them, even as you come up from snorkelling. The notice to apologise for a “temporary “ water shortage does not...More

Thank Izak66
Reviewed 12 December 2017

After Mt Kinabalu climb, we decided to explore the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park without getting wet. So we decided to do the Coral Flyer from Pulau Gaya to Pulau Sapi. Took boat from Jesselton Pier to Pulau Sapi. Paid the entrance fees for the...More

Thank bokchoon
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Bernice 筱
27 November 2017|
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Response from JuloJulo | Reviewed this property |
Yes Sapi is small island, it is one day trip. a recommend going to at morning and to back on 15:00 or 16:00 is the last boat.
3 May 2015|
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Response from Bruce A | Reviewed this property |
Personally I didn't see any need to book a snorkelling tour. Just make your way to the jetty, hire your equipment at that point, then buy a return trip to your choice of Sapi or Manukan. Manukan has much prettier coral right... More