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Attractions to explore nearby Manukan Island

Manukan IslandManukan Island, Malaysia

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.

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Gaya Island5.68 KMs away 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 Park6.92 KMs away 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 Mosque7.57 KMs away 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 Museum8.00 KMs away 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 18.37 KMs away 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 Tower8.50 KMs away 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.

Jesselton Point8.81 KMs away from Manukan Island

Jesselton Point is the city's main ferry terminal, Situated north of downtown Kota Kinabalu. Formerly known as the Kota Kinabalu Ferry Terminal.

Sabah Art Gallery9.27 KMs away from Manukan Island

The Sabah Art Gallery is an art gallery in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Sabah Art Gallery is tasked with collecting, storing, preserving, interpreting and exhibiting both local and foreign works of art, so as to improve the quality and appreciation of art in the state.

Kota Kinabalu Wetland Ramsar Site9.87 KMs away from Manukan Island

The Centre is an important refuge and feeding ground for many species of resident birds, as well as several migratory bird species from Northern Asia. In addition, it is a breeding ground for marine life protected by the Fishery Department of Sabah.