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Padas River White Water Rafting Tour Day Trip

Padas River, Sabah, Malaysia
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13 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people




The adrenaline rush excursion covers a distance of 9km of this rather muddy 200 km river that holds 7 exciting and tough rapids! These rapid carries amusing names such as Merry-Go-Round Rapid, Break Point Rapid, Scooby Doo Rapid, Cobra Rapid, Curve Rapid, Lambada Rapid and Head Hunter Rapid. Each rapid will give you the feel of the motion as what the name means.

If you love adventure and some serious wet and wild fun; then you need to come and experience white water rafting in Padas River. Situated in the interior of South Western part of Kota Kinabalu; Padas River is only accessible via train.

Duration : 13 Hours
Start Time : 0400hrs
Difficulty : Grade III – IV

Trip Highlights : The best and safest rapids in South East Asia, Experience locomotive ride, Buffet Lunch, Photographer Service, Return pickup from hotel/airport

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Detailed Program

0400 hrs : Suggested timing to depart from KK city to Tenom railway station

0700 hrs : Arrive at Tenom, get on-board by train. The thrilling yet scenic ride will take around ½ hours to get to PANGI STATION (starting point). Train will depart at 0730 hrs.

0800 hrs : Arrival at Pangi station - our staff will guide you and continue the journey by train to our ending point at Rayoh. You will have 10 - 15 minutes stopped at Rayoh station to keep your belonging and get change for rafting gears.

1030 hrs : When arrived at Pangi, safety briefing will be conducted by Riverbug crew. Rafting commence from starting point to RAYOH (ending point) which will take about 1 ½ hours-2 hours (10km) includes of 8 points of rapids namely HEAD HUNTER, LAMBADA, COBRA, SCOOBY DOO, WASHING MACHINE, MERRY- GO- ROUND, SNAKE HOUSE AND BBQ RAPIDS.

1230 hrs : Expected time of arrive at Rayoh (ending point) for sumptuous lunch and after lunch we will depart back by train to Tenom at 1330 hrs, estimated 2 hours – 2 ½ hours on train ride.

1600 hrs : Depart back to Tenom station via train station

1700 hrs : Estimated arrival at Tenom railway station/ depart to kk


  • + Pick up and Drop off Service
  • + Certified White Water Rafting Equipment
  • + Insurance Coverage
  • + White Water Rafting Certificate (upon request)
  • + Licensed Tourist Guide
  • + Certified River Guide
  • + Certified First Aider Guide
  • + Certified Swift Water Rescue Guide
  • + English Speaking Guide
  • + Safety Kayaker (when necessary)
  • + Safety Boats (when necessary)
  • + Photographer Service
  • + Buffet Lunch
  • + Entrance Fees
  • + Shower/Changing Facilities
  • - Personal Expenses
  • - Alcoholic Beverages
  • - Tips / Gratuities

Tour's Location

Padas River, Sabah, Malaysia


Sandal with strap / sport shoes, Short and T-shirt (Wear DARK color), Swimwear, Payment / Service Voucher, Extra pocket money, Insect repellent, Sun-block lotion, Change of clothes, Towel, Cap / Hat
+ Participant must be physically fit as this tour is for those who love adventures.
+ Liability Release Form MUST be understood and signed by the participant before the tour commences.
+ NO children allowed.
+ Please let us know if you have dietary request, e.g. vegetarian.
+ You may purchase photos right after the tour. (Subject to availability)
+ Depart in the morning and afternoon.
+ Participants must have trimmed fingernails and toe nails.
+ No jewelleries and valuable items allowed to be worn (or brought along) during activities.
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