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Borneo Boats and Beaches - Private Tours
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Borneo Boats and Beaches..... offer private boat charters, snorkelling safaris, romantic sunset cruises and personalised boat trips out of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. With a choice of 5 nearby tropical islands, part of a Marine Park in the South...more
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Jessleton Point Jetty, Kota Kinabalu 88300, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we had great family gathering there and I should thank Jonathan anf his crews. The boat was best one in the jetty gaving us private feeling. We were big family, wide range of age with 2 senior and 1 baby. Tour was optimised with our...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day on Jonathan’s boat - great organisation, very relaxing and a pleasure to hear about the Marine Park in more detail. We were 4 adults & 2 children, aged 8 and 10. We met at Jesselton point at 9.15 am and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JamesMillett
Cpn_Jonathan, Owner at Borneo Boats and Beaches - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi James, Thank you very much for writing this great review. It's incredibly rewarding for me to receive such positive feedback about my private charters and to know that my customers really are experiencing an amazing day out on my boat. We thoroughly enjoyed having...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019

We had booked Jonathan and his team for our first snorkeling experience and boy we loved it. He was easy on everything from the booking procedure till we ended our trip. The lunch served on board was great and nutritious, the 2 boys with Jonathan...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Urbi0101
Cpn_Jonathan, Owner at Borneo Boats and Beaches - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2019

Hi Urbi0101, I'm so pleased to hear from you and to read your kind review. Thank you so much for writing it. It would be lovely to see you again if you come back to KK. Happy Boating! Jonathan jskkbbb@outlook.com

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We booked Jonathan and had informed him that my family of 6 included my older aunt, an 8 year old and a 16 month old. I was worried that the activities may leave one or other members of my family out as it may not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Cpn_Jonathan, Owner at Borneo Boats and Beaches - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2018

Hi dhana k, Thank you for writing this review. I am very pleased to hear that you all had a great time and that your three-generation family enjoyed the trip very, very much. I also enjoy putting a trip like yours together so we can...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Jonathan and his staff are incredible! Jonathan made the booking/deposit process very smooth and easy. He emailed me a detailed itinerary about what to expect and what was included in the tour. He also sent us a picture of the “meeting place” which was also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jac8686
Cpn_Jonathan, Owner at Borneo Boats and Beaches - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Hi Jessica, Thank you for writing such a glowing review of your charter with us. I am delighted to hear that the booking process was smooth and easy for you and the information that I sent you was helpful. There are some beautiful and deserted...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

What a marvellous day. Jonathon and the team were very accommodating, friendly and knowledgeable. Superb snorkelling, lunch and scenery. Saw wild boar, turtles and lots of amazing fish. Many thanks again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank emmatt123
Cpn_Jonathan, Owner at Borneo Boats and Beaches - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hi emmatt123, Every review with a 5-star, excellent rating is very gratefully received so thank you for writing this one. I am glad you had a marvellous day and enjoyed your private charter with Borneo Boats and Beaches. Happy Boating! Jonathan jskkbbb@outlook.com

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We chartered the boat for a 5 hour trip to the 5 island national marine park for our 3 generation family. We were welcomed by Jonathan, the owner, who was a great host. Together with his two boatsmen they did everything to make the day...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 575Sander575
Cpn_Jonathan, Owner at Borneo Boats and Beaches - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Hi 575Sander575, We have done many wonderful trips with three-generation families and I am delighted that your charter worked so well for you all. I think your daughter just needed a little gentle encouragement and personal attention to build her confidence so she felt safe...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great trip with Jonathan and his crew yesterday. My wife and I, with our three kids (13, 12 and 8) took the 5-hour trip, which included two amazing snorkelling sessions. The first was in a shallower section, so we could learn to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 63risqir
Cpn_Jonathan, Owner at Borneo Boats and Beaches - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Hi Risqi R, Thank you for writing this review and for giving us an excellent rating. We really enjoyed having you on board and I never tire of watching a lovely family all having fun and creating happy holiday memories together. I hope you come...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Honestly. Friendly people, wonderful sea and snorkelling and just lazing about in the water. At our own pace. I love going out with Jonathan and his crew and will definitely go as often as possible while we are here. And I recommend you do the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Cpn_Jonathan, Owner at Borneo Boats and Beaches - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi sylviahowe, Thank you for writing another delightful review for me after your most recent charters. I look forward to future trips with you and your family and friends and will keep trying to make them even better than the last time. Happy Boating! Jonathan...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018

Jonathan and his crew are fantastic. We had a private boat tour with our family, 2 adults and 2 kids ( 12 +10 y) he took us to beautifull spots to snorkel and we even saw black tips ! The lunch was well taken care...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BavPij
Cpn_Jonathan, Owner at Borneo Boats and Beaches - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Hi BavPij, Thank you for writing your first ever Trip Advisor review. We too had a lovely day with you and your charming kids on board. I hope the remainder of your holiday went well and you now have lots of happy memories. Please come...More

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Geoallen
13 November 2018|
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Response from Cpn_Jonathan | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry but my licence is for a maximum of 12 passengers and the boat is full at that number.
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Response from Cpn_Jonathan | Property representative |
Hi Senthil K, There are various options and prices. All details and prices are on my website and there's a link to my website near the top of the first page of this listing - click overview above. My phone number is there... More
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