Mantanani Island Overnight - Mari Mari Backpackers Lodge Print


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Travel Period: 01 January 2017 till 31 December 2017

ALL MARKET
Categories Price Per Person
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Sayang Sayang Hostel (Dormitory)
Common Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
USD 190
140
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Twin/Triple Share)
Common Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
USD 205
155
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Twin/Triple Share)
Attached Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
USD 218
168
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Sulap with Seaview Balcony (Twin/Triple Share)
Attached Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
USD 224
174
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Single Occupancy)
Common Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
USD 240
190
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Single Occupancy)
Attached Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
USD 255
205
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Sulap with Seaview Balcony (Single Occupancy)
Attached Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
USD 270
220
2D1N
Basic Package - Child
No Bed
Sharing Room With Parent
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
50% OF NON-DIVER ADULT
NOTE
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour Basis (shared guide & vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in US Dollar (USD).
  • All rates displayed are subject to 6% Goods & Service Tax (GST).
  • Minimum 2 Adults To Go
  • Child rate applies for children between 4-11 years old.

Basic Package Includes:

  • Accommodation based on choice of Dormitory , Twin-Share, Triple-Share or Single Room
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off Service
  • Land & Boat Transfer between: KK City -- Kuala Abai Jetty – Mantanani Island – Kuala Abai Jetty -- KK City.
  • Note: All packages come with 01 Guided boat Snorkeling Sessions included regardless of the number of nights staying there.  Additional Snorkeling sessions may be purchased)
  • Snorkeling Equipment Rental, Dive Boat and Snorkeling Guide

Basic Package Excludes:

  • All Other Meals (Meals can be purchased at resort itself based on A'la Carte style)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Airfares

Any item not mentioned or specified in the packages

For Divers: Basic Package + Additional dives 

Additional Activities are available as follows:

ACTIVITY PRICE PER PERSON (US Dollar (USD))
Guided Boat Snorkelling USD 12 / PAX / SESSION
Guided Night snorkelling USD 23 / PAX / SESSION
Leisure Dive USD 43 / PAX / SESSION
Discover Scuba Dive (DSD) USD 90 / PAX / SESSION
Sunrise / Sunset Dive USD 56 / PAX / SESSION
Night Dive USD 64 / PAX / SESSION
Sea Kayak (Single) USD 6 / 30 MINS
Sea Kayak (Double) USD 9 / 30 MINS

CHILD RATE

  • 50% of the non-diver package price will be charged to child between 4 - 11 years old.

OUTSKIRT HOTELS PICK-UP & DROP OFF SURCHARGES

  • Outside KK City Centre- Sutera Harbour(South) to Nexus(North)-Additional USD 3
  • Outside KK City Centre-Shangri La Tanjung Aru (South) to Shangri La Rasa Ria (North)-Additional USD 5
ALL MARKET
Categories Price Per Person
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Sayang Sayang Hostel (Dormitory)
Common Bathroom
USD 38
23
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Twin/Triple Share)
Common Bathroom
USD 53
38
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Twin/Triple Share)
Attached Bathroom
USD 60
45
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Sulap with Seaview Balcony (Twin/Triple Share)
Attached Bathroom
USD 70
55
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Single Occupancy)
Common Bathroom
USD 88
73
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Single Occupancy)
Attached Bathroom
USD 105
90
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Sulap with Seaview Balcony (Single Occupancy)
Attached Bathroom
USD 125
110
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package- Child
No Bed
Sharing Room with Parent
50% OF NON-DIVER ADULT
NOTE
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour Basis (shared guide & vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in US Dollar (USD).
  • All rates displayed are subject to 6% Goods & Service Tax (GST).
  • Minimum 2 Adults To Go
  • Child rate applies for children between 4-11 years old.

Basic Package Includes:

  • Accommodation based on choice of Dormitory , Twin-Share, Triple-Share or Single Room
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off Service
  • Land & Boat Transfer between: KK City -- Kuala Abai Jetty – Mantanani Island – Kuala Abai Jetty -- KK City.
  • Note: All packages come with 01 Guided boat Snorkeling Sessions included regardless of the number of nights staying there.  Additional Snorkeling sessions may be purchased)
  • Snorkeling Equipment Rental, Dive Boat and Snorkeling Guide

Basic Package Excludes:

  • All Other Meals (Meals can be purchased at resort itself based on A'la Carte style)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Airfares

Any item not mentioned or specified in the packages

For Divers: Basic Package + Additional dives 

Additional Activities are available as follows:

ACTIVITY PRICE PER PERSON (US Dollar (USD))
Guided Boat Snorkelling USD 12 / PAX / SESSION
Guided Night snorkelling USD 23 / PAX / SESSION
Leisure Dive USD 43 / PAX / SESSION
Discover Scuba Dive (DSD) USD 90 / PAX / SESSION
Sunrise / Sunset Dive USD 56 / PAX / SESSION
Night Dive USD 64 / PAX / SESSION
Sea Kayak (Single) USD 6 / 30 MINS
Sea Kayak (Double) USD 9 / 30 MINS

CHILD RATE

  • 50% of the non-diver package price will be charged to child between 4 - 11 years old.

OUTSKIRT HOTELS PICK-UP & DROP OFF SURCHARGES

  • Outside KK City Centre- Sutera Harbour(South) to Nexus(North)-Additional USD 3
  • Outside KK City Centre-Shangri La Tanjung Aru (South) to Shangri La Rasa Ria (North)-Additional USD 5

SPECIAL PROMO! Book now!

Travel Period: 01 January 2018 till 31 December 2018

ALL MARKET
Categories Price Per Person
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Sayang Sayang Hostel (Dormitory)
Common Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
Enquire Now!
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Twin/Triple Share)
Common Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
Enquire Now!
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Twin/Triple Share)
Attached Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
Enquire Now!
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Sulap with Seaview Balcony (Twin/Triple Share)
Attached Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
Enquire Now!
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Single Occupancy)
Common Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
Enquire Now!
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Single Occupancy)
Attached Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
Enquire Now!
2D1N
Basic Package - Adult
Sulap with Seaview Balcony (Single Occupancy)
Attached Bathroom
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
Enquire Now!
2D1N
Basic Package - Child
No Bed
Sharing Room With Parent
+ Includes 1 Snorkelling Session
Enquire Now!
NOTE
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour Basis (shared guide & vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in US Dollar (USD).
  • All rates displayed are subject to 6% Goods & Service Tax (GST).
  • Minimum 2 Adults To Go
  • Child rate applies for children between 4-11 years old.

Basic Package Includes:

  • Accommodation based on choice of Dormitory , Twin-Share, Triple-Share or Single Room
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off Service
  • Land & Boat Transfer between: KK City -- Kuala Abai Jetty – Mantanani Island – Kuala Abai Jetty -- KK City.
  • ()Note: All packages come with 01 Guided boat Snorkeling Sessions included regardless of the number of nights staying there.  Additional Snorkeling sessions may be purchased)
  • Snorkeling Equipment Rental, Dive Boat and Snorkeling Guide

Basic Package Excludes:

  • All Other Meals (Meals can be purchased at resort itself based on A'la Carte style)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Airfares
  • Any item not mentioned or specified in the packages


For Divers: Basic Package + Additional dives 

Additional Activities are available as follows:

ACTIVITY PRICE PER PERSON (MYR)
Guided Boat Snorkelling 48 / PAX / SESSION
Guided Night snorkelling 90 / PAX / SESSION
Leisure Dive 170 / PAX / SESSION
Discover Scuba Dive (DSD) 360 / PAX / SESSION
Sunrise / Sunset Dive 225 / PAX / SESSION
Night Dive 255 / PAX / SESSION
Sea Kayak (Single) 25 / 30 MINS
Sea Kayak (Double) 35 / 30 MINS

CHILD RATE

  • 50% of the non-diver package price will be charged to child between 4 - 11 years old.

OUTSKIRT HOTELS PICK-UP & DROP OFF SURCHARGES

  • Outside KK City Centre- Sutera Harbour(South) to Nexus(North)-Additional USD 3
  • Outside KK City Centre-Shangri La Tanjung Aru (South) to Shangri La Rasa Ria (North)-Additional USD 5
ALL MARKET
Categories Price Per Person
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Sayang Sayang Hostel (Dormitory)
Common Bathroom
Enquire Now!
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Twin/Triple Share)
Common Bathroom
Enquire Now!
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Twin/Triple Share)
Attached Bathroom
Enquire Now!
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Sulap with Seaview Balcony (Twin/Triple Share)
Attached Bathroom
Enquire Now!
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Single Occupancy)
Common Bathroom
Enquire Now!
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Standard Sulap (Single Occupancy)
Attached Bathroom
Enquire Now!
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package - Adult
Sulap with Seaview Balcony (Single Occupancy)
Attached Bathroom
Enquire Now!
EXT. NIGHT
Basic Package- Child
No Bed
Sharing Room with Parent
Enquire Now!
NOTE
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour Basis (shared guide & vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in US Dollar (USD).
  • All rates displayed are subject to 6% Goods & Service Tax (GST).
  • Minimum 2 Adults To Go
  • Child rate applies for children between 4-11 years old.

Basic Package Includes:

  • Accommodation based on choice of Dormitory , Twin-Share, Triple-Share or Single Room
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off Service
  • Land & Boat Transfer between: KK City -- Kuala Abai Jetty – Mantanani Island – Kuala Abai Jetty -- KK City.
  • ()Note: All packages come with 01 Guided boat Snorkeling Sessions included regardless of the number of nights staying there.  Additional Snorkeling sessions may be purchased)
  • Snorkeling Equipment Rental, Dive Boat and Snorkeling Guide

Basic Package Excludes:

  • All Other Meals (Meals can be purchased at resort itself based on A'la Carte style)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Airfares
  • Any item not mentioned or specified in the packages


For Divers: Basic Package + Additional dives 

Additional Activities are available as follows:

ACTIVITY PRICE PER PERSON (MYR)
Guided Boat Snorkelling 48 / PAX / SESSION
Guided Night snorkelling 90 / PAX / SESSION
Leisure Dive 170 / PAX / SESSION
Discover Scuba Dive (DSD) 360 / PAX / SESSION
Sunrise / Sunset Dive 225 / PAX / SESSION
Night Dive 255 / PAX / SESSION
Sea Kayak (Single) 25 / 30 MINS
Sea Kayak (Double) 35 / 30 MINS

CHILD RATE

  • 50% of the non-diver package price will be charged to child between 4 - 11 years old.

OUTSKIRT HOTELS PICK-UP & DROP OFF SURCHARGES

  • Outside KK City Centre- Sutera Harbour(South) to Nexus(North)-Additional USD 3
  • Outside KK City Centre-Shangri La Tanjung Aru (South) to Shangri La Rasa Ria (North)-Additional USD 5

About Mantanani Island

About the Island
Mantanani Islands
 美人鱼岛 is a group of three isolated islands located northwest of Kota Belud, about an hour's drive from the state capital of Sabah, Kota Kinabalu. These islands are approximately 60 minutes boat-ride by speedboat from the mainland (depends on sea condition). The islands boast of crystal clear blue waters filled with a myriad of marine life and white sandy beaches fringed by coconut palm trees making it an excellent destination for snorkeling, scuba diving or island hopping. One of the main reasons that Mantanani Islands is popular for local and tourists alike is because of its picturesque scenery, cool breezes and serene environment.

About the Resort
Mari Mari Backpackers Lodge is located at Pulau Mantanani Besar. There are two types of accommodation here. The first is the charming "Sulap"-style (Hut or Cabin) huts which are made of very simple wooden village type house built on stilts and have teak wood floors. Below each "Sulap" is a deck area furnished with hammock between the stilts. There is a staircase to climb around 2 meters high to go to the room. Guests are provided with mattress on the floor, blanket and a pillow each. Each "Sulap" is equipped with lighting and socket points, and wall fan. For all Twin-Share Rooms, it comes with attached bathroom and hot water shower is available during the island's regular electricity supply time, i.e. 1800hrs to 0600hrs.

The second is dormitory type of accommodation. For Dormitory-Style Rooms (max. 8 persons in a room), guests are housed in Mari Mari Mantanani’s dormitory wing known as Sayang Sayang Hostel. Sayang Sayang Hostel is on the same beach with Mari Mari Backpackers Lodge, separated only by a narrow strip of land. The hostel provides guests with clean and no frill accommodation with basic facilities. This hostel offers four 8 beds mix dormitory rooms with common bathrooms (male and female segregated). Each room is equipped with lighting and socket points, and a ceiling fan. Hot water shower is available during the island’s regular electricity supply time, i.e. 1800hrs to 0600hrs. Guests are provided with bed, blanket and a pillow each.

The surroundings of the island are covered with a stretch of beach. Guests may enjoy walking along the beach but note that Island electricity supply is only available from 1800hrs to 0600hrs daily. Electricity supply voltage is 240v, 50-cycle system. Shopping options is almost non-existent. Mobile phone reception is not available on the island. The Lodge is nevertheless connected to the outside world by telephone and internet through satellite link (Calls are chargeable). Wi-Fi internet connection is available for rental when electricity supply is on.

How to Get Here
Journey takes approximately 1 hour 45 minutes drive from KK city. Transfer to Mantanani Island by speedboat. Boat ride takes approximately 1 hour.

More Information about the Resort

Check-in time: 1030 HRS
Check-out time: 0930 HRS

ACCOMMODATION
Dormitory-Style Room:
Sayang Sayang Hostel

  • Maximum of 6 persons in a room 
  • Dormitory Bed with Blanket and Pillow
  • Room is equipped with lighting, socket points and a ceiling fan
  • Common bathrooms with Hot Water Shower (1800hrs to 0600hrs)


Twin-Share Room:
Mari Mari Backpackers "Sulap"-Style Huts

  • Mattress on the Floor with Blanket and Pillow
  • Sulap is equipped with lighting, socket points and a wall fan
  • Attached Bathroom with Hot Water Shower (1800hrs to 0600hrs)


Triple Share Room: 
Mari Mari Backpackers "Sulap"-Style Huts

  • Mattress on the Floor with Blanket and Pillow
  • Sulap is equipped with lighting, socket points and a wall fan
  • Attached Bathroom with Hot Water Shower (1800hrs to 0600hrs)


Single Room: 
Mari Mari Backpackers "Sulap"-Style Huts

  • Mattress on the Floor with Blanket and Pillow
  • Sulap is equipped with lighting, socket points and a wall fan
  • Attached Bathroom with Hot Water Shower (1800hrs to 0600hrs)


MEALS

  • Mari Mari Cafe 
  • Meals (not provided) are available for purchase at the Mari Mari Cafeteria. 


Opening hours as below: 

  • Breakfast (0700hrs - 1000hrs) 
  • Lunch (1100hrs - 1400hrs) 
  • Snacks (1600hrs - 1700hrs) 
  • Dinner (1800hrs - 2000hrs)


Manta Shop 

  • Snacks, beverages and some basic items are available for purchase at Manta Shop.

ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE IN THE RESORT
(Subject to sea & weather conditions)

  • Snorkeling Equipment Rental (Snorkel, Fins & Mask Rental at USD 6 nett per set per day)
  • Boat Snorkeling
  • Night Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Open Water Course (Recommended for 4days/3nights stay)
  • Advance Open Water Course (Recommended for 3days/2nights stay)
  • Night Dive
  • Sunset Dive
  • Sunrise Dive
  • Sea Kayak (Single)
  • Sea Kayak (Double)
  • Sunset Cruise

ACTIVITIES SCHEDULES

Diving Schedules:
Session 1 - 0830hrs
Session 2 - 1030hrs
Session 3 - 1330hrs
Session 4 - 1500hrs

Boat Snorkeling Schedules:
Session 1 - 0830hrs
Session 2 - 1030hrs
Session 3 - 1330hrs
Session 4 - 1500hrs

Sample itinerary

Day 1

KOTA KINABALU / MANTANANI ISLAND (MARI MARI BACKPACKERS LODGE)

  • Pick-up from your hotel and transfer by coach or van to Kuala Abai Jetty, Kota Belud. Estimated travel time will be 1 hour & 45 minutes.
  • 0930hrs: Arrival at Jetty and depart by boat to Mari Mari Backpackers Lodge at Mantanani Besar (Big) Island. Boat ride takes approx. 1 hour to the island.
  • Note: For safety reasons, the trip may cancel/turn back halfway if the weather or sea condition is deemed unsafe for the journey to proceed.
  • 1030hrs: Upon arrival at Mari Mari Backpackers lodge, check in to your accommodation.
  • 1200hrs: Lunch (own expense)
  • 1330hrs: Start of your activity (Leisure Dive / Discover Scuba Dive / Snorkeling / etc) according to the schedule.
  • For No Activity Package, free at leisure after lunch.
  • 1900hrs: Dinner (own expense) and overnight.
Mantanani Island (Mari Mari Backpackers Lodge)
Day 2

MANTANANI ISLAND (MARI MARI BACKPACKERS LODGE) / KOTA KINABALU

  • 0700hrs: Breakfast (included in package) at the dining hall.
  • We recommend that you be up early to experience the serenity if day break on the island, watch the sunrise over Mt Kinabalu, see the village children going to the school and fishing boats going out to the sea.
  • 1000hrs: Check out of your room. However, continue to enjoy the Lodge’s facilities. Please check with the crew if you need to store your luggage. Free and easy (Note that there are no activities on the day of departure).
  • 1200hrs: Lunch (own expense)
  • 1500hrs: Get ready to depart back to the mainland (Kuala Abai Jetty)
  • For No Activity Package, free at leisure after lunch.
  • 1600hrs: Arrival at Kuala Abai Jetty, Kota Belud. Board coach/van to Kota Kinabalu and transfer to your respective hotel. Approx. arrival 1830hrs
Breakfast
End

(You are reminded to bring along personal toiletries and towel though some basic items may be purchased at the Manta Shop. Shopping options is almost non-existent. Anything remotely unusual is best brought with you from the city.)

  • Log book and diver certification card (For Diver Only)
  • Pocket Money
  • Sun block lotion
  • Towel (No towels are provided at the Lodge)
  • Suitable outfit for diving
  • Extra change of clothing
  • Personal toiletries (No toiletries are provided at the Lodge)
  • Insect repellent
  • Hat / Cap
  • Raincoat
  • Plastic Bags to protect your electronic devices or important document from getting wet
  • You may wish to bring along some food/snacks with you
  • Kindly note that this is NOT a luxury beach resort.  Accommodation provided is extremely simple with the most basic facilities only.  You are recommended to bring your own toilet amenities for a more comfortable stay.  
  • Kindly note that you are responsible for the safe keeping of your belongings at all time. We do not encourage guests bringing along electronic devices, valuables and important documents.
  • Participant must be physically fit as this is an adventure tour.
  • The boat journey to Mantanani Island may not be suitable for pregnant women as the boat ride may be bumpy depending on the sea condition.
  • You might get WET during the boat journey, so please be sure to pack and stow your belongings properly during the journey. Dry bags or plastic bags for waterproofing are recommended.
  • We do not encourage you to book your flight on the day you depart Mantanani Island back to Kota Kinabalu. This is due to unpredictable sea and weather conditions that may result in cancellation of boat out from Mantanani Island to the mainland. Amazing Borneo Tours and the Resort management will not be held liable for your missed flight. However, your additional night stay will be provided for by the resort. Please see terms & conditions.
  • Kindly note that you are responsible for the safe keeping of your belongings at all time. We do not encourage guests bringing along electronic devices, valuables and important documents.
  • Due to the nature and adventurous nature of the tour, children under 5 years old are not encouraged to participate in the tours.
  • Age limit for diving with compressed air is 12 years old and above.
  • Please check with us if you have any special dietary request, e.g.
  • vegetarian. We however do not guarantee that we will be able to meet all requests.
  • Amazing Borneo Tours does not guarantee wildlife sightings.
  • All reservation MUST provide the following information for security reasons: Name as per passport, Passport Number, Nationality, Gender.
  • Weather conditions: We cannot predict the weather conditions these days for scuba diving even for the best season.
  • For safety reasons, tour and activities are dependent on SEA & WEATHER CONDITIONS. We reserve the rights to CANCEL or POSTPONE the tour or any activities if we deem there is an absence of a safe operating environment. We monitor closely weather changes through the relevant sources.
  • In the event if we encounter bad weather condition or unforeseen circumstances which render cancellation of last boat transfer out of the island for safety reasons; all relevant lodging costs for the overnight stay will be arranged and paid for by the resort in lieu of the cost staying in Mantanani. There will be no further claims or refunds for such incidental circumstances.
  • Liability Release Form MUST be understood and signed by the participant before the tour commences.
  • After commencement of service, no refund, in part or full, will be given for services included in the package which have not been utilized.
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.


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