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“Fun, fun, fun” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Riverbug Asia

Riverbug Asia
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US$31.84*
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Half-Day Mari-Mari Cultural Village from Kota Kinabalu
Certificate of Excellence
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
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Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Bacchus Marsh, Australia
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31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fun, fun, fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2013 via mobile

We did the half day kiulu river white water rafting tour. As first timers we really enjoyed it. Guides were terrific, Lots of fun, time to swim and cool off. All followed by a yummy lunch. Would recommend this to first timers.

Visited December 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good experience with Riverbug”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

We have joined the Padas white water rafting trip. It's an amazing trip and is of great fun. Our guide Edward is very friendly and all the other guides are helpful and good too. A detailed demonstration on what to do has been provided to ensure safety. Guide explained there could be chances of fallen into water and we did see some other people falling over. Few of us have volunteered to go into the rapids and tried body rafting and it's good experience. Overall it's great fun and good services with Riverbug.

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Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A must try!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

We thought long and hard about doing this adventure because we heard that you have to be physically fit and the thought of the boat tipping over scared us. But we decided to try it out in the end and we do not regret our decision one bit. As the other reviews have mentioned, you will first be taken to the Beaufort train station by bus. After that, you will take a very old diesel powered train to the starting point and the train ride was absolutely amazing! We sat on the floor in the carriage that was meant for cargo with our legs dangling out of the train and that was absolutely amazing! For those who are worried about their spectacles, the company provided rubber bands to fasten your glasses or sunglasses to your ears. You can also wear goggles if you are wearing contact lenses. The guides were very friendly and made the trip exciting. For those of you who are afraid of the water, as long as you stay calm, you are safe as the guides will come and get you quickly. Photos are sold for RM100 and photos&videos for RM150. This was indeed one of the highlights of my trip to Sabah so if you are still considering joining this, stop thinking and start living!

Visited October 2013
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Hong Kong, China
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64 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“A Grand Ride !”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

A slick and very professionally run operation. River guides meet the boating party and accompany them from pick up, to river run and accompany to drop off. The safety briefing is comprehensive, and the equipment is in good condition, making for a safe introduction to rafting along an undemanding, but satisfying hour long run down a section of the Kiulu River, with opportunities for swimming, body rafting and, for the slightly loopy client, capsizing. The trip normally ends with a well prepared and presented buffet meal at base camp. The briefing advises against bringing extra cash, but there are photos to buy, and the chance to use a zip line at the base camp, both of which need to be paid for in cash. M$1-200 cash in a zip lock bag is a good idea.

Visited August 2013
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Mancora, Peru
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34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good safe fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

We went rafting with riverbug and it was a good experience, always better with some heavy rain just before you do this however. They were a good professional company with great equipment and instructors, the included lunch was good too. The rapids we went to on the day were good for beginners, we all managed to get knocked out of the rafts which was great fun as youre never really in danger with so many instructors around and wearing decent life jackets. Good fun, good company, i would recommend this company

Visited September 2013
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