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Posted by Kelvin Kong on March 2, 2015 at 10:22 am

Price: MYR 140.00


Make your way to the Klias river to experience a scenic boat cruise in search of wildlife such as the endangered Proboscis Monkey. The Klias wetlands are home to endemic Proboscis Monkeys (Nasalis Larvatus) and many other animals. Adult prosboscis has huge pendulous fleshy nose while the female’s is fairly short and snubby. Also you may be able to spot other animals during the cruise such as long-tailed macasques,monitor lizards,water buffaloes,egrets kingfisger and hornbills.
Located on the South West coast of Sabah and about 2 ½ hours drive from Kota Kinabalu, this trip is well suited for those whom want to get up close to the animal life but in a comfortable sitting.

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Included Highlights

  • Scenic boat cruise along the Klias river
  • A taste of the local ethnic cake (High Tea)
  • Exotic wildlife viewing including fireflies watching
  • Service of guide during tour
  • All road / boat transfers
  • 01 Buffet Dinner
Klias Map


1345HRS :

Pick up from hotel lobby.
Begin your journey to Kota Klias Peninsula (approximately 112km from Kota Kinabalu city), passing by some local villages, small towns and local roadside fruit stalls. Klias is located in between the small town as well as district of Beaufort and Kuala Penyu. Upon arrival, you will be served a simple local style high tea before proceeding for the river cruise.

1600HRS :

During the river cruise, you will be able to spot many wildlife habitats like the long tail macaque, birds such as Kingfishers, darter, eagle and of course the Proboscis Monkey. You will be able to differentiate the female and male proboscis monkey by their appearance and behavior. Guide will briefly explain on the habits of these fascinating creatures. As you cruise till darkness set in, witness and be amazed by nature’s Christmas lighting, the fireflies! Depending on weather condition and luck, you might even spot nocturnal animals like the flying fox and night bats. Do bring along binoculars to have a better view of the animals.

1800HRS :

After the exciting river cruise, head back to the jetty for a sumptuous dinner spread which typically consists of meats marinated in different styles, rice, potatoes and veggies. Return to the city.

2100HRS :

Estimated arrival time at the city

Things You Should Bring:

Comfortable walking shoe
Hat / Cap
Drinking water

KLIAS RIVER CRUISEMarch 2, 2015 Kelvin Kong

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