Kudat - The Northern tip of Borneo - Private Tour

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Private Tour
8 Hours
Hotel pick-up

What To Expect

The beautiful town of Kudat lies on the northern tip of Borneo Island. It serves as the administrative center for the Kudat division which includes the towns in Kudat-Pitas, Kota Marudu, as well as some offshore islands. Kudat is inhabited mainly by the Rungus ethnic people


7.30 am Meet & pick up at hotel lobby and transfer to Kudat. Kudat is located at the Northern Tip of Borneo.

Journey will take approximately 3 hours from Kota Kinabalu city, driving through scenic countryside, paddy fields, villages, oil palm plantation; local stalls selling handicraft and food items. Along the way, make a brief stop at peanut's stall, proceed on to make a visit to modern long house village at Sikuati. Here is a chance to mingle with the local natives and to take photos with them.

11.30 am Arrival at Northern Tip of Borneo, also known as Tanjung Simpang Mengayau which means 'lingering junction' as it is here that the South China Sea lingers and meets the Sulu Seas flowing from the east. As you stroll the beach, feast on the breathtaking views of the dramatic rocky outcrop and experience incomparable fascinating scenery of long stretch white sandy beach and the breeze of wind blow. The tip was blessed with wide publicity, especially in Borneo, through popular mass media like the 2003 book entitled "KUDAT". Thereafter, proceed to the Bavanggazo Village for a longhouse visit. Built entirely using local materials, it is home to the Rungus people community, a sub-tribe of the indigenous Kadazandusun. Observe their very own unique bead works, lifestyle and costumes. Lunch will be served in Rungus style. 
(Traditional Native Lunch)

2.00 pm Depart for "Gong" making village, well known for its "Gong" making skill by its local artisan and finally Honey Bee Farm. You will be able to observe how a bee farm is managed a chance to get a taste of raw honey straight from the honeycomb!

3.00 pm Head back to Kota Kinabalu and bid farewell to Kudat.

Tour ends.


  • Private tour (MIN. 2 PAX)
  • Visit Tanjung Simpang Mengayau
  • Visit Kamphung Bavanggazo – Rungus Longhouses
  • Visit Kampung Sumangkap – Gong Making Village
  • Visit Gombizau Honey Bee farm
  • Rungus lunch


  • Duration: Fullday. From 7.30 am – 7.00 pm
  • Departure point: Your Kota Kinabalu city hotel
  • Returning point: Your Kota Kinabalu city hotel


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Land transportation (seat-in-coach)
  • Meals as stated
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrace fees


  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses
  • Any items not mentioned

Please Note

  • Things You Should Bring:
  • Comfortable walking shoe
  • Sun hat and raincoat
  • Sun block lotion
  • Insect repellent
  • Meal: 01 lunch
  • Outskirt Hotels Pick-Up & Drop Off Surcharge :
    Additional charges of 8USD per pax are chargeable for outskirt hotels pick-ups. Outskirt Hotels include Rasa Ria, Nexus, Sabandar, Mimpian Jadi, Langkah Syabas, Beringgis Resort, Kasih Sayang, etc.

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