Kota Kinabalu
Full Day
Min. Pax:
3 Adult


Full Day Product MYR 350.00

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General Information

Padas River is situated in the interior of southwestern part of Kota Kinabalu that is only accessible by train (used since the late 19th century in Borneo). Basically, this trip will give you two experiences advantages - 1) Excursion of Class III-IV river, 2) A uniquely ride in an antique train.

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、Head Hunter Rapid. Each rapid will give you the feel of the motion as what the name means.

The journey will first take 1-½ hours overland through the countryside to Beaufort town. From thereupon, adventure begins with 1-½ hours train rides tracks along the Padas River that gives glimpses of the thrills and excitement to come. Upon arriving at the starting point, participant will be given safety briefing before going down the river.

The ultimate challenge will speak for itself as one shoots through and experiences the nerve tingling excitement which crescendos rapid after rapid while getting a closer look at the Borneo’s amazing flora and fauna. A professional cameraman will assist to taken photo and video while rafting. After rafting, enjoy a packed lunch by the river. Wind down with a sunset view of the return journey to Kota Kinabalu, along with presentation of certification of achievement.


  • Class III-IV
  • A coach + railway + rafting tour


Return Land Transfer (Package with transportation);Safety & Rafting equipment;Lunch;River Guide;Entrance fees;E-Certificate;Train Fees;Breakfast;Motor Trolley
Day 1
  • 05:45

    Pick up from hotel and transfer by coach to Beaufort Train Station.

  • 07:30

    Arrive at Beaufort Train Station (Meeting Point), get onboard by train to Pangi Station.

  • 10:00

    When arrived at Pangi Station, light refreshment will be served, safety briefing will be conducted by the river guide.

  • 10:45

    Start rafting from starting point to Rayoh (ending point) - 10km.

  • 12:30

    Expected time of arrive at Rayoh (ending point) for lunch and after lunch we will depart back by train to Beaufort town at 2pm, estimated 2 - 2 ½ hours on train ride.

  • 15:45

    Arrival Beaufort town and transfer by coach or van back to Kota Kinabalu city.

  • 18:00

    Estimated time of arrival in Kota Kinabalu.







  • Requirement for the trip >> sandal with strap/sport shoes, short and T-shirt (not white colour), swimwear, insect repellent, sun-block lotion, change of clothes, towel, hat, extra pocket money.
  • All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only.
  • People with heart disease, epilepsy or other severe disease are advised not to rafting.
  • Liability Release Form MUST be signed.
  • Please prepare retainer for your glasses, and do not wear contact lenses.
  • Please let us know if you have dietary request, e.g. vegetarian.
  • The rafting certificate will not be provided automatically, please ask for it from RIVERBUG staff after rafting.
  • Photos can be purchased from cameraman, it is RM150 included pendrive.
  • Transportation surcharge : Outskirts Area Hotels / Homestay – RM30 per person.
  • Tour is available for children 12 years old and above.
  • Rates are subject to change without prior notice at the discretion of the government. ( If Any )
  • Price & Information valid till 2024/12/31.

Additional information

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Should you wish to cancel your booking once it has been confirmed, we will collect 10% of tour fee as administrative fee; cancellation less than 7days will deduct 50% of tour fee; cancellation less than 3 days full cancellation charged. If the product relate with 3rd party service (Air Ticket, Accommodation, Mount Climbing & etc) will require to refer back to 3rd party Terms & Conditions & the company will still collect an extra 10% of tour fee as administrative fee.

Tour Type

Sit-In-Coach basis (SIC). This tour is not private tour, you will share the trip with other guests come from different countries. Please notify us upon booking if you are looking for private tour, surcharge might be applied.

Pickup Service

Pickup service will be provided from the hotel/hostel/lodge that you are staying. Please wait at lobby while the tour guide will find you when he/she arrive. Dropoff service will be provided after travelling, please notify us upon booking if your dropoff location is differ from pickup location.


Tourist transportation insurance included. Please contact your insurance agency for personal travel insurance.

Min. Participant(s)

3 Persons To Go (child does not counted)

Booking in Advance

Recommend to book 1 month(s) in advance

To book at least 7 day(s) in advance

To cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance, or tour company will impose 100% last minute cancellation charge.

Tour location / Depart from

Kota Kinabalu


You may decide the joining date, no compulsory tips (If you are happy and satisfied with the journey and the tour guide service, it's always a nice way to express your appreciation with tipping, OR words of thanks).