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Klias Wildlife River Cruise

Minimum 2 pax · Half Day Tour · Beaufort

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Minimum 2 pax · Half Day Tour · Beaufort

Klias Wildlife River Cruise Tour Details

If you are just staying in Kota Kinabalu for your Sabah vacation and viewing animals, particularly the Proboscis Monkey, Klias River Cruise is sure your ‘must do’ list.

A day tour or tour to Klias River Cruise near Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo allows you to spend an afternoon and evening travelling through a mangrove forest on the Klias peninsular. While staying in Kota Kinabalu, the Klias River Cruise tour is a fantastic and simple way to see the beautiful wildlife of Sabah, Borneo.

Klias Wetland Mangrove Forest Reserve is about 120 kilometres south of Kota Kinabalu and is located in the centre of the state of Sabah’s largest wetland reserve.

It is a modest home for Proboscis Monkeys and wildlife like as Macaques, Monitor Lizards or “Biawak” and Water Buffalo may be spotted on the afternoon wildlife Klias river boat. Those with keen eyes can spot Kingfishers and a plethora of Egrets along the riverbanks. Your journey ends with a’sparkle,’ because fireflies generally appear after sunset in the forests near the river.

What is Included & Excluded


  • Sharing vehicle for all transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Sharing boat trip
  • Proboscis Monkey & Fireflies
  • 1 Hi-tea, 1 Dinner
  • Life Jacket
  • English Speaking Guide


  • Outskirt hotels pick-up/ drop-off surcharges
  • Beverages
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Any Airfares and Airport Departure Taxes
  • Tipping
  • Any expenses of personal in nature and not stated in the inclusion


Kota Kinabalu / Kota Klias – Beaufort / Kota Kinabalu
Your Klias River Cruise tour from Kota Kinabalu will start in the afternoon. Our team will call or message to reconfirm your time of pick up. Journey to the jetty will take around 2-hour drive and offers scenic views of countryside.

Upon arrival, transfer to Kota Klias, Beaufort for your River Cruise. Upon arrival, local coffee/tea will be served along with our must try traditional kuih muih cuisine.

Before you get those binoculars on stand-by for your first safari river cruise, a fun activity at our jetty is provided for our entire guest to try, which includes fishing and blowpipe.

Commence your first river cruise in search of wildlife such as the Proboscis Monkeys, Long Tailed Macaques, Silvered Leaf Monkeys, crocodiles, monitor lizard, and varieties of birds such as the Kingfishers. You will be able to differentiate the female and male Proboscis by their behaviour.

The boatman will be there to point out any exciting wildlife spotting. Sunset lovers will love to take pictures here as Klias Wetland is categorized as one of the Top 10 best spot viewing sunset in Sabah!

As the sun sets down, time to dine our well-prepared local buffet dinner.

As darkness set in, a short cruise to the mangrove swamp again to catch the glimpse of fireflies decorating the mangrove like a Christmas tree!

Transfer back to your hotel in Kota Kinabalu by tour van/bus.




Klias Wildlife River Cruise

Minimum 2 pax · Half Day Tour · Beaufort

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