A quiet beach to laze around and enjoy the beautiful island. Being the smallest island of all the island in Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Mamutik Island is a simple yet mesmerising island that gives the best yet does not try hard to impress. The island is approximately 3km away from Kota Kinabalu and is about 15 acres in size.
With one of most beautiful beaches around Kota Kinabalu with 200 meter stretch of white sandy beach, those who visits the island will surely enjoy the snorkelling and diving experience in Mamutik. It is said to be one of the good location for dive enthusiasts.
Some of the best activities that can enjoy in Mamutik Island includes:
The best spots for snorkelling are known to be near the rocky beach or the front side of the coral beach. Tourist can enjoy a great deal of snorkelling and see purple colour coral, Nemo, Damsel fish, Parrot Fish, Baracuda & other species.
The island is also a training site for Borneo Divers, a PADI certified dive center. The diving facility and equipment are available on the island.
Beach with Privacy
A person can get a great deal of privacy on Mamutik Island, enjoying a long walk on the 200 meter stretch of white sandy beaches. There is plenty of coral at some area near the beach. One can also enjoy a great view of the Kota Kinabalu city by sitting on the Island, and enjoying a great view by just lying on the beach.
You can go for jungle trekking too in Pulau Mamutik, a trail of 385 meter long can be completed in less than half an hour. You may spot red chicken face bird called Philippines Megapod on the way as well.
Grocery & Souvenir Shop
There is a grocery and souvenir shop available for tourists on Mamutik Island. Tourists can buy t-shirts, hats, beach slippers, towels, insect repellent, mosquito coils, snacks, drinks and also renting snorkelling, diving gears, beach mats and so on.