Rafting in Kiulu River, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia

Raoid Grade:
Class I- II
1-2 Hrs
Famous due to its proximity with tropical islands, lush forests and Mount Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state of Sabah located in Borneo. It is located on the west coast of Sabah within the West coast Division. Formerly known as Jesselton, it enjoys a tropical rainforest climate and lies by the coast, overlooking at the South China Sea and bordered by the Crocker range which is home to Mount Kinabalu.

Kiulu River is located at Kampung Pukak Kiulu, an about 1 hour’s drive from Kota Kinabalu. The river offers an amazing escape with white water rafting reasonably adventurous as well as relaxing. Enjoy the bamboo filled Kiulu River while paddling some 15 km/9.3 mi long which in fact is considered the longest white water rafting trip in Borneo.

The rapids here are graded between Class 1-2 allowing for a more relaxed and enjoyable rafting experience. The paddling trip lasts between 1-2 hours and there is normally a safety briefing session before commencing the trip. Paddlers need to be of reasonable fitness and children need to be above 5 years of age. Advance booking is necessary and the minimum pax is 2.