Kiulu White Water Rafting is for someone who is looking for a moderately adventurous and relaxing trip while having a good time during your vacation in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Kiulu river is located at Kampung Pukak Kiulu about a one hour drive from Kota Kinabalu city center (it’s about 42 kilometers away).

The furthest rafting distance is 15 kilometers when the water level is high, and seven kilometers of excursions at normal water level. This is a great river for total beginners both elderly and kids may join this trip thus making it suitable for a family trip. If you are actually looking for white water rafting activities for you, your buddy or your family, then this is a great choice.

Kiulu River Water Rafting

Your kiulu white water rafting journey will take about 1.5 to 2 hours before reaching the ending point where delicious lunch is prepared just by the riverbank. While rafting, you can enjoy the wilderness and catch a tan while paddling down mild rapids. This activity is normally available year round. During monsoon season, floods may occur halting the activity, but your safety is 100%


  • 08:30 AM – Depart from your hotel in the Kota Kinabalu City and proceed to Kiulu River, located at Tamparuli area. Journey take 1.5 to – 2 hours drive.
  • 10: 00 AM -Arrive at starting point. Safety briefing will be given by professional river guide and signing of Liability Release form.
  • 10:30 AM – Rafting commences. Excursions take about 2 hours to the ending point.
  • 12:30 PM – Expected time to arrive at ending point for sumptuous lunch and after lunch.
  • 1:45 PM – Depart back to your hotel.
  • 3:45 PM – Estimated time of arrival in Kota Kinabalu.


  • Pick up and drop off service at your hotel in Kota Kinabalu city area
  • Certified white water rafting equipment
  • Insurance coverage
  • Lunch
  • White water rafting guide
  • Safety kayaker
  • White water rafting certificate (upon request)


  • Sandal with strap or sport shoe
  • Short and t-shirt (not white colour)
  • Swimwear or quick dry clothes
  • Payment/ service voucher
  • Extra pocket money
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun block lotion
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Summer cap or hat



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