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Manukan Island - Things to Know Before Visiting

Manukan Island, Malaysia

Beaches
Scuba Dive Spots
1 Day Treks
Islands
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About Manukan Island

Out of the five islands making up Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, Manukan Island is the most popular island and features the most developed tourist facilities. It is covered in dense vegetation and has hiking trails.


Attractions Near Manukan Island

Gaya Island
Gaya Island5.68km from Manukan Island

Gaya is the largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park and is covered with dense tropical forest. Several ridges rise more than 600 feet (180 m), peaking at 1,000 feet (300 m), along the backbone of Gaya Island.

Double Six Memorial Park
Double Six Memorial Park6.92km from Manukan Island

The Double Six Monument is a memorial that marks the site of 6 June 1976 fatal plane crash known as the Double Six Tragedy bearing the first Chief Minister of Sabah, Tun Fuad Stephens, as well as six other State ministers.

Sabah State Mosque
Sabah State Mosque7.57km from Manukan Island

Masjid Negeri Sabah is the state mosque of Sabah. The architectural design was by Arkitek Jurubina Bertiga, led by Dato Baharuddin Abu Kassim. The mosque was officially opened on 28 June 1977. The mosque can accommodate up to 5,000 worshippers at one time.

Sabah State Museum
Sabah State Museum8km from Manukan Island

The Sabah Museum is the state museum of Sabah, Malaysia. The complex contains not only the museum proper, but also an ethnobotanic garden, a zoo and a heritage village.

Satay Legend Lok Kawi 1
Satay Legend Lok Kawi 18.37km from Manukan Island

The Gaya Street is a street Sunday market area in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Considered as the Chinatown of Sabah due to many Chinese coffee shops and restaurants situated there.

Atkinson Clock Tower
Atkinson Clock Tower8.5km from Manukan Island

The Atkinson Clock Tower is the oldest standing structure in Kota Kinabalu. The clock tower was built in the memory of Francis George Atkinson, Jesselton's first district officer who died of Malaria or ‘Borneo Fever’ at the age of 28 in December 1902.

Where is Manukan Island

Discover More Attractions in Sabah, Where Manukan Island Is Located

Sabah
Sabah
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Sabah has abundant natural resources, and its economy is strongly export oriented. Its primary exports include oil, gas, timber and palm oil. Sabah shares maritime borders with Vietnam to the west and the Philippines to the north and east.

What Visitors Say About Manukan Island

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Adarsh MP
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This spot is a slice of heaven for beach lovers, where palm-trees concealing cheeky macaques fringe soft, white sand. The tropical fish are incredible which makes for fantastic diving and snorkeling excursions (note: if you plan on snorkelling, it’s cheaper to buy equipment in Kota Kinabalu than renting it on Manukan Island.

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