River Cruise and firefly tour is suitable for you if you love sightseeing, calm, relaxing, peaceful tours along river banks by boat. By joining the river cruise and fireflies tour, our guide will bring you to travel south of Kota Kinabalu city center to one of the wetlands area in search of wildlife such as the elusive long nose Proboscis monkey, rare Silver Leaf monkey, the mischievous macaques and myriad species of birds that inhabit this unique riverine environment.

On a moonless night, be mesmerized by the flickering lights of fireflies against the night sky. Enjoy a dinner as you immerse yourself in the sound of nature. This page contains You Tube videos embedded below, so you can see what a river cruise and firefly tour look like.

River Cruise Firefly Tour Sabah


  • 1400 – Pick up from KK Hotel. Depart Kota Kinabalu head towards the southwestern part of Sabah. Approximately 2 hours journey through breathtaking scenery along the coastal bay. Tour guide will brief guests that they will experience the wetlands. Upon arrival, coffee and tea will be served with cakes made by the locals.
  • 1700 – On board comfortable fiberglass boat for 1 hour 30 minutes in search of wildlife along the riverbank. Macaques, silver Leaf Langgur can be spotted but highlight will be seeing the proboscis monkeys.
  • 1800 – Malaysian buffet dinner will be served after the first cruise.
  • 1900 – After dinner, catch glimpses of fireflies slowly lighting up and decorating the mangrove trees (if weather permits). Along your way to the coach, you will accompanied by the crickets happily singing to wish you safely home.
  • 2200 – Estimated time of arriving in Kota Kinabalu. End of tour.
Klias River Firefly Tour Sabah Diverse Borneo


  • Return transfers.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Dinner.
  • River cruise fee.
  • Conservation & entrance fees.


  • Payment / Service Voucher
  • Extra pocket money
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun-block lotion
  • Raincoat
  • Mineral Water
  • Long Sleeves jacket



Contact us if you have any questions or call / message us +60168268547 for more information.