Mangalum Island Snorkelling Day Trip ~ Kuala Belud, Sabah Borneo

Trip Description

Mengalum is a true hidden gem boasting powder-white sand that slopes gently into a stunning shade of turquoise. The beauty doesn’t end at the limits of land. The shallow water splendors can best be best experienced with a mask and a pair of fins! You don’t have to go deep to get acquainted with the underwater critters here.

The superb visibility here gives way to exciting marine life sightings. Mengalum is abundant in groupers, snappers, mackerels and other reef fishes. With a majority of hard corals, like, staghorn corals, lettuce coral, table corals. Clownfishes, butterfly fishes and cleaner fishes and butterfly fishes can often be spotted swimming around the flourishing corals, which are big, intact and in good condition.


Sabah ~ Kota Kinabalu ~ Kuala Belud ~ Pandan Pandan Island


7 Hours




2 persons


Your Hotel in Kota Kinabalu City


Between 07:30 Hrs - 07:45 Hrs


Your Hotel in Kota Kinabalu City


15:00 Hrs

* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.


Please bring along slippers or flip flops, hat, sunglasses, sun lotion, raincoat, swimwear, sea sick medicine, extra change of cloth (in case of getting wet), camera, plastic bag for camera, wear casual or beach attire, extra cash for optional activities and other personal items.

Mangalum Island Island Day Trip Rate

Twin Sharing basis
Minimum 2 persons

Inclusive :

01 Buffet Lunch, Mineral Water, Return Land Transfer SIC basis (Kota Kinabalu - Jetty), Return Boat Transfer (Jetty-Mengalum Island), Snorkelling Equipment(Mask, Snorkel, Life Jacket)


Alcoholic Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance and Any Items Not Mentioned


Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour Basis (shared guide & vehicle).

All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).


Child rate applies for children between 3 - 11 years old.

Infant below 3 years old is FOC.

Due to the nature and adventurous nature of the tour, children under 5 years old are not encouraged to participate in the tours.

Age limit for diving with compressed air is 12 years old and above.


Additional charges of MYR 10 per pax are chargeable for outskirt hotels pick-ups from Nexus Resort and Shangri-la Rasa Ria Resort.

Additional charges of MYR 40 per pax are chargeable for outskirt hotels pick-ups from Tuaran Beach Resort / Kinarut Area.


Request for Private Tour at a reasonable fee (private guide & vehicle).


Bathing suit

Quick Dry T-shirt


Sun hat/Cap


Sandals/Flip Flops


Sun block lotion


Swim Wear

Extra change of clothing

Personal toiletries

Insect repellent

Hat / Cap



The boat journey to Mengalum Island may not be suitable for pregnant women as the boat ride may be bumpy depending on the sea condition.

Kindly note that you are responsible for the safe keeping of your belongings at all time. We do not encourage guests bringing along electronic devices, valuables and important documents.

Due to the nature and adventurous nature of the tour, children under 5 years old are not encouraged to participate in the tours.


This package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transport vehicle. Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee. Please inform us when making the bookings.

For safety reasons, the trip may get cancelled or revert halfway if the weather or sea condition is deemed unsafe for the journey to proceed. Therefore, we do not recommend you go on this trip if it is the same day as your departure flight in the event the weather does not permit for the boat transfer to return to the mainland on the same day.

Should any unforeseen circumstances arise, we recommend you to carefully set out your own schedule with some leeway to ensure you do not miss your next activity.

Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels due to traffic conditions, please reconfirm with our staffs. Should the transport be delayed, please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements.

Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.

Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.


Everyone needs a little bit of vitamin "sea"! Islands are one of Sabah's most sought after attractions, and they do tend to get a little bit crowded during the Weekends, Public Holidays, and Peak Seasons from July - August.

Your belongings may get wet. You can bring along waterproof bags such as dry bags or plastic bags to keep your belongings nice and dry!

Before going out for some fun in the sun, you may bring along some SPF50 sunscreen and an umbrella to protect your skin.


Day 1

Mengalum Island Day Tour

Rise and Shine, your pick-up awaits at the hotel lobby for a rosy day out in the wilds of Mengalum Island. ETA is before 0750hrs for registration at Sutera Harbour Jetty.

0800hrs: Hop on a speedboat and be whisked to away towards a wide spread of Sun, Sand and Sea! Your journey will take approximately 1Hour.

0915hrs: Shades on, shirts off! An icy cool Welcome drink awaits you upon your arrival at Mengalum Island where you will then make your way to Sundeck Restaurant. Before having all the fun you can possibly imagine to have in the sun, a safety briefing will be conducted first and foremost.

1000hrs: Gear up, it’s snorkel time! Jump right into the turquoise waters and greet the underwater critters of Mengalum Island during your 2 snorkel sessions with a guided boat.

1200hrs: Skedaddle back onto Mengalum Island after a thrilling few hours out at sea. Stretch out on the white sandy beach, work on your tan and just take it easy before lunch is served.

1230hrs: Dig into a sumptuous buffet lunch served at the Sundeck Restaurant. All that excitement must’ve worked up an appetite!

1330hrs: Chill out and take in the serene sounds and scenic sights of the Island. It’s Free & Easy, Lazy like Sunday morning time.

1430-1500hrs: Bid farewell to the sunny splendors of Mengalum Island, time to zip back to Sutera Harbour Marina Jetty.



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