Saturday, March 24, 2012

The Beautiful Sabah - Pulau Sapi

Pulau Sapi is one of the beautiful island to visit Kota Kinabalu. It takes around 20 to 30 minutes boat ride from the Jesselton Point (Ferry Terminal) in Kota Kinablu (KK) to reach the island. Although it does not have longer beach compare to Manukan, the Sapi Island is still worthwhile to visit. The boat fees cost RM23 person and RM5 live vest.

You can rent snorkerling Goggle for RM10 at the island entrance counter. In comparison Sapi Island is not as crowded as Manukan due to the fact that it has shorter coastal line. There is public toilet provided on the Island for visitors convenience.

Below is the entrance fees to the Island.

Non-Malaysian 18 and Above = RM10
Non-Malaysian Below 18 = RM3
Malaysian 18 and Above = RM3
Malaysian Below 18 = RM1
Senior Citizen (Malaysian) = RM1
Student (Below 16) = RM0.5




Camping Fees:
Adult = RM5
Children = RM2

Barbecue Fees = RM5

Diving Fees: All equipment (Swimming Gear are included)
Malaysian = RM20
Non-Malaysian = RM50

Click on the Picture Album below: These pictures Journey from Jesselton Point (Ferry Terminal) to the Island




We were using Aparu Holiday Tours Sdn. Bhd Boat Services on the counter no.8 in Jesselton point terminal. Daily departure time from Jesselton point starting from 08:00 hours and the last boat departure is at 16:30 hours. Their services schedule every 20 minutes returning from the Sapi Island back to the Ferry Terminal as follows.

10:15 Hours
11:15 Hours
12:15 Hours
13:15 Hours
14:15 Hours
15:15 Hours
16:15 Hours
17:00 Hours

Note: If you are late 10 minutes behind you will need to take the next return boat. You may call the Operation counter hotline 30 minutes before you want to extend time on the Island or coming back earlier to the Jesselton Terminal. The Hotline Contact Number (APARU): 014-8665252 / 016-8360044 / 016-8279012 (APARU HOLIDAY TOURS SDN. BHD)

Company Address: APARU HOLIDAY TOURS SDN. BHD.
R19, Ground Floor, Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, Jalan Haji Saman, 88200 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
P.O.BOX 14991 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Email: aparu@streamyx.com / tadi63@yahoo.com


Water Sport Activity on the Island:

1. Para-Sailing - Using parachute and drag by the boat
2. Banana Boat - Riding on banana shape boat and drag by the boat
3. Flying fish
4. Jet Ski