Pulau Manukan is a Paradise Island located just 20 minutes from Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Eastern Malaysia. It is the second largest island in what forms Malaysia’s first ever National Marine park: Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park.
Thanks to its Stunning stretches of white sand beaches, crystal clear water and excellent snorkelling opportunities, It has become one of the most popular island destinations for Kota Kinabalu Daytrippers and sun worshippers. Because of this Pulau Manukan also has the best tourist facilities of all the islands in Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, and it is possible to stay on the island at Manukan Island Resort.
Despite the increasing influx of visitors the island remains a gorgeous place to stop off for a day or three, and the perfect place to relax, unwind and de stress from your daily routine.
Off Shore, you will find an underwater playground of Coral reefs, perfect for swimmers, divers and snorkellers and rich in Marine life.
Away from the beaches the island also boasts a beautiful lush interior, dense in tropical vegetation. There are hiking trails to follow, particularly of interest to birdwatchers as some noted species of bird dwell on the island such as the Megapode and Pied Hornbill. The best time for bird watching is between September and April.
So whatever your reason for visiting Pulau Manukan, we know you wont regret it and we are dedicated to bringing you all the advice you need to get there, stay there and enjoy your time there, on Pulau Manukan, one of thefinest islands in Sabah.