Mengkabong is located in Tuaran, and home of the Bajau Sea Gypsies descendants who have set foot on land in the early nineteenth century. Presently, they are known as fisherman who have resided in small village built on water. Visitors can enjoy the river cruise tour and know more about the importance of mangrove forest, accompanied by the beautiful nature scenery along the river where water streams peacefully and witness the everyday life of the indigenous tribe Bajau fisherman.
Tours and transfers
Visit to local oyster or mussels farm
Crab catching activity
High tea and dinner
Tuaran is a 45 minutes drive from Kota Kinabalu and is located in the West Coast Division of Sabah, Malaysia. Other nearby attractions in the area includes Tuaran tamu (a native open-air maket held every Sunday), Sabandar Cowboy Town, Linangkit Cultural Village, Tuaran Crocodile Farm and more. There are also three big resorts in Tuaran District: The Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort, the Mimpian Jadi Resort, and the Sabandar Resort.
River cruise tour
Traditional crab catching
Visit local oyster or mussels farm
High tea and local refreshment
Other costs not mentioned in program
Arrival by flights
You can fly to Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) direct from Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johor Bahru, Labuan, Sandakan or Tawau.
Arrival by land
You can travel to Kota Kinabalu by Taxi from Kota Kinabalu International Airport (approx. 14 minutes) and by Bus from Sandakan (approx. 6 hours), from Tawau (approx. 8 hours)
In lieu of the Covid-19 pandemic, you can opt to postpone your trip once it is safe to travel again. Kindly contact the property owner for more information.
Kinabalu Heritage Tours & Car Rental Sdn Bhd is officially registered under Ministry of Tourism Malaysia and operates as an inbound, outbound and ticketing agent specialising in the region of Sabah and Sarawak. They offer individual tailor-made itineraries for the discerning travellers who value privacy, adventure and an authentic holiday in Borneo.