13 hours

Basic & Medium
Activity Level

0830 hrs
Start Time

Tamparuli and Kota Belud

Primary Activity

Secondary Activity


MYR 340.00
Minimum 2 Pax


MYR 290.00
Minimum 2 Pax

Whitewater Rafting

Kiulu White Water Rafting, Upside Down House & Tamau Proboscis Monkey River Cruise

Rafting in Kiulu River suits for those who is seeking for a mild adventure and relaxing tour with the rapids between grades 1 to grade 2.

After rafting, Turn your world upside down when you visit this unique house in Tamparuli – literally! The ‘Rumah Terbalik’ (which translates to Upside Down House) is the first of its kind in South East Asia.

Take a leisurely boat cruise along the Tamau River with scenic view of mangroves and secondary forests which inhabit the curious-looking Proboscis Monkey and other wildlife.

The cruise lasts for 1 ½ hours and ends as the sun sets and daylight fades into dusk and finally night time where you will be able to watch fireflies lightens up the mangrove tree by the end of the cruise.

Trip Highlights:

  • Kiulu river
  • Upside Down House
  • Klias/Weston river
  • Proboscis Monkey
  • Fireflies
  • Nature scenery
  • Buffet lunch
  • Photographer Service
  • Return pickup from hotel/airport

What's included:

  • Pick up and Drop off Service
  • Certified White Water Rafting Equipment
  • Insurance Coverage
  • White Water Rafting Certificate (upon request)
  • Licensed Tourist Guide
  • Certified River Guide
  • Certified First Aider Guide
  • Certified Swift Water Rescue Guide
  • English Speaking Guide,
  • Safety Kayaker (when necessary),
  • Safety Boats (when necessary),
  • Photographer Service
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Entrance Fees
  • Shower/Changing Facilities

0830 hrs

Depart from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu and proceed to Kiulu river located at Tamparuli area.
(journey takes 1 hour to 1 ½ hours drive)

1000 hrs

Arrive at the starting point.
Safety briefing will be given by Riverbug professional river guide and signing of Liability Release form.

1030 hrs

Rafting commences.
Excursion takes about 1 ½ hours to 2 hours to the ending point.

1230 hrs

Arrive ending point.
Freshen-up and ready for buffet lunch.

1330 hrs

Depart for Upside Down House, approximately 30 minutes’ drive. Upon arrival briefing by in-house guide and enter the house thereafter. Refreshment will be served at the restaurant after the tour.

1500 hrs

Depart from Upside Down House and continue journey to Tamau.
Upon arrival at Tamau Base, you will be greeted and light refreshment is served.

1630 hrs

Arrive at Tamau and start the river cruise for 1 hour and 45 minutes in search of Proboscis Monkey and other wildlife along the riverbank.

1800 hrs

Buffet dinner will be served among the glittering lanterns that light up the area.

1900 hrs

Catch glimpses of fireflies slowly lighting up and decorating the mangrove trees (if weather permits).

1930 hrs

End of tour. Along your way to the coach, you will be accompanied by the crickets happily singing to wish you safely home.

2130 hrs

Estimated time of arriving in Kota Kinabalu.


  • Participant must be physically fit as this tour is for those who love adventures.
  • Liability Release Form MUST be understood and signed by the participant before the tour commences.
  • Age limit is for child is 5 years old and above.
  • Please let us know if you have dietary request, e.g. vegetarian.
  • You may purchase photos right after the tour. (Subject to availability)
  • Depart in the morning and afternoon.
  • Participants must have trimmed finger nails and toe nails.
  • No jewelleries and valuable items allowed to be worn (or brought along) during activities.


  • Sandal with strap / sport shoes,
  • Short and T-shirt (Wear DARK colour),
  • Swimwear,
  • Payment / Service Voucher,
  • Extra pocket money,
  • Insect repellent,
  • Sun-block lotion,
  • Change of clothes,
  • Towel,
  • Cap / Hat
Every transaction is in MYR (Malaysia Ringgit) only
In accordance to the Goods & Services Tax Act 2014 (GST Act), Section 9(5), the Act states, all price is inclusive 6% GST.

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