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“Another horrible and overrated island!”
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Manukan Island
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Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
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20 reviews
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“Another horrible and overrated island!”
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

It could be the timing of the visit but at 2+pm the tide is high and beach again is very dirty. I would rate this better than Sapi because at least the beach is bigger but can't believe how dirty it is is. The authority could have done better about cleaning up the beach a bits. The sand is coarse with corals and totally no fun. If you want to find better beach please go to Redang or Phuket. The beaches at Sabah are way over rated. Please give them a miss.

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Genoa, Italy
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300 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
“It worth a visit”
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

Unforgettable experience.
Small island, less beautiful than Sapi and Mamutik..anyway nice sandy beach. Wonderful coloured fishes. Giant lizards and nice monkeys.
In Philippines I was really happy to meet locals.
Life there is really far from our european standard and local people with their humble attitude and their smiles make me understand how much we have to learn and how a simple life could be very rich and bring happiness..and that's something we'll never forget.

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Newcastle, Australia
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“A good place to snorkel”
Reviewed 24 July 2014

There is some good live coral and reef at this island just ask one of the local divers where to go. There were a lot of colourful fish to be seen

Visited July 2014
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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443 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
“Easily Accessible Island off Kota Kinabalu”
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Manukan Island is a fairly beautiful island off the shores of KK in Sabah, and offers good snorkeling and sun-bathing opportunities

Visited August 2013
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Tampere, Finland
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nice island but small and nothing much to see”
Reviewed 23 July 2014

It is small island with one jungle trekking route and beach. Beach is a bit dirty and plenty of small jellyfishes. Not much corals or sealife. There is plenty of monitor lizards, other small lizards, birds and snakes in the island.

Visited July 2014
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