Scuba diving experience - Tarp Island - Private Tour

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Private Tour
8 Hours
Hotel pick-up

What To Expect

2 dives per day in the beautiful sea of TARP Islands with fascinating thousand types of the marine life. Experience and enjoy the different levels of scuba diving today! (TARP) Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is a cluster of islands comprising of Gaya Island, Sapi Island, Manukan Island, Mamutik Island and Sulug Island, all only 10-20 minutes speedboat ride from the city of Kota Kinabalu. The five islands of the Marine Park are characterized by shallow waters, sumptuous coral gardens and all boast splendid white sandy beaches. The reefs lies in shallow waters with little current making it an ideal location for novice divers, however the diverse and sometimes rare marine creatures also make it an interesting dive locations for experienced divers. Amongst the sandy seabed a good variety of marine life can be found such as scorpion fish, blue spotted rays, cuttlefish, mantis shrimp and the occasional sea turtle. At some locations, rare creature such as harlequin ghost pipefish and frogfish can be found especially with the help of our Dive Master.


Pick up from hotel lobby and depart to jetty. 
Upon arrival at the jetty, hop on to the boat for a 20 minute ride to the first snorkeling point at the TARP Islands.  Commence your Snorkeling boat session, accompanied by our experienced Dive Master.  
Proceed to the next Snorkeling point, for a chance to spot more exotic sea life in the beautiful Marine park.  Spend a designated time snorkeling. 
Upon completion of the second snorkeling session, transfer to the nearby TARP island for lunch.  Thereafter, free and easy to relax on the island. 
In the mid afternoon, pack up and take the boat transfer back to mainland, and drop off back at the hotel.


  • Private tour (MIN.2 PAX)
  • Tarp island
  • Scuba diving


  • Duration: Fullday. From 8.15 am or 8.30 am
  • Departure point: Kota Kinabalu
  • Returning point: Kota Kinabalu


  • Meals as stated
  • 02 boat dives
  • Park entrance fee
  • Diving permit fee
  • Return land transfer within KK city (Seat-in-coach)
  • Return boat transfer
  • Diving equipment rental


  • Tips
  • Any items not mentioned

Please Note

  • Outskirt Hotels Pick-Up & Drop Off Surcharge :
    Additional charges of USD 7 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.
  • Meals: 01 lunch

Things You Should Bring:

  • Log book and diver certification card (for diver)
  • Sun block lotion
  • Towel
  • Suitable outfit for snorkeling
  • Extra change of clothing
  • Personal toiletries
  • Insect repellent
  • Hat / Cap
  • Raincoat

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