Mangrove Stand Up Paddling (SUP Safari)
Explore the Borneo mangrove area with a closer look and in a more adventure way with our SUP tour. Gliding on the mangrove river by using a paddle to propel your direction is the perfect way to enjoy the nature and wildlife a long the way.
The mangrove area is located at the area of Serusup river in Tuaran town which is about 40 to 50 minutes of journey with ground transportation from #kotakinabalu city. From a city panorama to the village view, you will not be boring of the view towards the starting point of the safari.
The journey of this package will start from the main river to the smaller river in the mangrove. As soon as entering the mangrove river, the water will be very calm and flat. A little bit of current will actually help u to move . Control your sup board with your paddle according to the briefing that you get before, with a suitable pace to enjoy the nature closely.
The turquoise colour of the river as well as good visibility of it, you also can see some species of fishes swimming inside it. The mangrove birds even the eagle also can be spotted in the mangrove. If lucky, #proboscis monkey , the long tail macaque as well as beavers and otters also will go out to play along the river banks. The mangrove landscape also is beautiful and unique.
The ending point of the safari will be on the beach to see the sunset. The total length of the route is about 4 km and will consume about one and a half hour of slow pace of paddling. Resting on the beach after the adventure is a perfect way to end the journey. Finally a speed boat will come to fetch you up to the starting point to have a dinner by the river banks.
3,30 pm hotel pick up and depart to the starting point
4.15 pm estimated time to arrive. get ready and clolthes changing. local snacks and drinks will be served upon arrival.
4,45 pm briefing and lesson start
5.00 pm start the mangrove paddling.
6.30pm Estimated time to arrive to the ending point which is on the beach to wait for the sunset.
7.00 pm a speed boat will come to fetch us and bring back to the starting point to have a buffet style dinner
7.45 pm. depart back to the hotel
8.30 pm estimated time to arrive.
Hotel pick up and returns
full sets of SUP equipment
local snacks and drinks upon arrival
local style buffet dinner