The Marine Park is a cluster of islands; Pulau Gaya, Pulau Sapi, Pulau Manukan, Pulau Mamutik and Pulau Sulug. Pulau Gaya hosts the Gayana Eco Resort, Bunga Raya Resort and the Gaya Island resort by YTL. Visits to these premises require prior bookings. Pulau Sapi, Manukan and Mamutik host beach activities as well as snorkeling and diving. Island tours can be booked on the spot at the Jesselton Jetty except for diving which requires prior arrangements with a dive center. Island hopping is also an alternative.
The Tunku Abdul Rahman Park is open daily from 8.30am to 5pm.
The Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is accessible via 15 – 20 minutes speedboat ride from Kota Kinabalu. The departure and arrival point for the boat transfers is at the Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, situated next to the Malaysia Royal Custom Department. Boat transfers to the islands are available daily from 7.30am to 5pm.
Return boat transfer fares to the Islands are listed as follows
Manukan Island : Adult RM23, Child RM 18
Mamutik Island : Adult RM23, Child RM18
Sapi Island : Adult RM23, Child RM18
Sulug Island : Adult RM23, Child RM18
Two island hops : Adult RM33, Child RM28
Three island hops : Adult RM43, Child RM38
Four island hops : Adult RM53, Child RM48
Boat charter for one island : RM204
Boat charter for Malahom Bay : RM204
Boat charter for Police beach : RM204
The following rates are not inclusive of charged terminal fee (RM7.20 for adults, and RM3.60 for children under 12); each entrance fee is valid for 5 islands per day.* A levy of RM50 per boat will be charged for special pick up times or overnight stays
Other fees and additional charges are listed as follows:
Adults: RM3 per pax
Children (below 18 years old): RM1 per pax
Adults: RM10 per pax
Children (below 18 years old): RM6 per pax