- Rise with the sun as a pick-up time of 0700hrs will be at your hotel lobby, where we will whisk you away to the jetty located in Kota Belud. Estimated travel time will be 1 hour & 45 minutes from Kota Kinabalu.
- Arrival at the jetty and hop on 1 hour boat-ride to Mantanani Island, taste the salt in the air, wind in your hair and anticipate the warm shores of paradise.
- Upon arrival at Mantanani Island, freshen up… suit up for water activities (snorkeling / leisure dive / discover scuba diving), but before that, boost up your energy with the light refreshments provided. *Leisure Dive temporary not available at the moment until further notice.
- Lunch is provided at the Dive Lodge. And fresh coconuts are available for purchase on the island.
- 1500hrs: Depart back to jetty. Upon arrival to jetty, a van will be ready to usher you back into the vibrant streets of Kota Kinabalu and then to your respective hotel.
Snorkeling Activity & Non-Divers Itinerary:
- 1045hrs: Upon reaching Mantanani Island, soak in the golden rays of sun, chill for abit and gear up for 1st snorkeling session. Gear will be issued by our crew.
- Hop on the boat and cruise on through to the first house reef snorkeling site.
- 1230hrs: Return back to island for a sumptuous lunch.
- 1330hrs: After lunch, continue to the second snorkeling house reef site or relish in lazy-moments on the beach where you can also go for a dip around the house reef.
Leisure Diving Activity Itinerary (For Cert Divers):
- 1045hrs: Upon reaching starting point, Dive equipments will be provided to the guests.
- After gearing up, safety briefing will be given by our Divemaster / Dive Instructor
- Proceed to the 1st Dive site with boat.
- Dive commences.
- 1230hrs: Return back to Dive Lodge for lunch.
- 1330hrs: After lunch, free and leisure in the island.
Discover Scuba Diving Activity Itinerary (For Non-Cert Divers):
- 1045hrs: Arrival at Mantanani Island. After gearing up, a safety briefing will be given by our Dive Instructor/Master.
- After necessary briefing, proceed to your 1st Dive in shallow waters (waist deep) around the beach to familiarize with the equipment and learn basic skills.
- After 1st dive in shallow waters, we will be proceed to the dive site with boat.
- Return back to dive lodge for lunch.
- After lunch, free and easy in this beautiful island.