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3D2N Marabung River Hike - Ruby Lagoon Dive Lodge




Activity Duration

3 Days 2 Nights

Nearest City

Lahad Datu Town


Lahad Datu


english / malay

Suitable For

adult / child

Package Type

Join In Group

Pick Up Point

Kg. Membatu Jetty

Pick Up Time


Important UpdatesDue to bad weather conditions, Ruby Lagoon is closed until the end of 2019 and will resume its operation starting from Jan 2020 onwards. Meanwhile, you can still do advanced booking for your next trip at Ruby Lagoon. See you in 2020!


This 3-day 2-night tour is suitable for those who are looking for an adventure out at sea and land. Hiking at Marabung River is a highlight of the tour due to its otherworldly charm. Marvel at the sight of Mother Nature while crossing through the fresh river water. For culture enthusiasts, take a tour of the neighbouring sea gypsy villages whereas marine life lovers can spot sea turtles on the Coral Reef or if you prefer a relaxing activity, snorkelling could be the right one for you!

Tour Highlights

  • Marabung River Hike
  • Snorkeling Activities
  • Turtle Sightings at Coral Reef
  • Proboscis Monkey Sightings at Mangrove Area
  • Sea Gypsy Village and Cultural Tour

General Itinerary

Kg. Membatu Jetty / Ruby Lagoon Dive Lodge / Free & Easy

Lunch | Dinner
Ruby Lagoon Dive Lodge
Boat Transfer
  • Meet Up

    Gather at Kg. Membatu Jetty for a final checkup and safety clearance.

  • Boat Transfer

    Depart for a 45-minute ride to Ruby Lagoon Dive Lodge and proceed for a check-in.

  • Lunch

    Upon arrival, you will be welcomed with a sumptuous lunch.

  • Free & Easy

    Explore the place at your own leisure, you can even choose one of the following tour schedule:

    A. Sea gypsy village and cultural tour / Proboscis monkey at Mangrove.

    B. Turtle sightings at coral reef / walking on submerge sandy banks.

    C. Snorkelling.

  • Dinner

    Head back to the lodge and enjoy your dinner at the restaurant.

  • Stargazing

    Blessed with less pollution, Ruby Lagoon is the perfect place to view the glowing stars amidst the clear sky.

  • Overnight

    After a long day, head back to the lodge and rest for the night.

Marabung River / Stargazing

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Ruby Lagoon Dive Lodge
  • Breakfast

    Shine early. Time to have a good breakfast.

  • Marabung River Hike

    Proceed to hike at Marabung River. Soak yourself into the fresh water of Marabung River.

  • Lunch

    After a few hours of hiking, lunch will be served.

  • Ruby Lagoon Dive Lodge

    Rest up and feel free to enjoy the lodge at your leisure.

  • Dinner

    Proceed for dinner at the lodge before going outside for a stargazing activity.

  • Overnight

    Head back to the lodge for a good night's sleep.

Kg. Membatu Jetty

Boat Transfer
  • Breakfast

    Shine early and have your hearty breakfast

  • Return Transfer

    It's time to bid a goodbye and depart for Kg. Membatu Jetty to your next destination.


2 Nights Accommodation
Pick-Up & Drop-Off Service
Return Boat Transfer (Scheduled)
Food & Drink
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
English-Speaking Nature Guide
Fees & Charges
All Entrance Fees, Taxes & Services Charges
Trekking Activities, Snorkelling, Visitation

Select Package Option and Local Operator

Please select your package option and preferred local operator you want to travel with.

What to Wear

  • Comfortable T-Shirt / Beach Attire
  • Shoes / Slippers / Water shoes
  • Sunglasses

What to Bring

  • Swimwear
  • Sun protection (sunblock / sun hat)
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera
  • Extra cash for personal purchase
  • Extra clothes
  • Towel

Important Notes

  • This package is based on a join-in basis of shared guide and transportation. Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee. Please inform us when making your bookings.
  • Your safety is always our top priority. Should weather or sea conditions deem it unsafe to proceed for this tour, we reserve the right to change or cancel the tour. Refunds will be made accordingly.
  • Safety clearance must be sent to the PGA officer prior to departing for Ruby Lagoon Dive Lodge.
  • Stargazing is independently done without the guide of a specialist. If there are requests for a guide, you must inform 2 weeks prior to your check-in date. Do note there will be an additional charge for stargazing activity.
  • Seafood is upon request and depends on the market price.
  • Do note that wildlife sightings are not guaranteed.

Additional Information

  • Though it is never expected, tipping is always appreciated.
  • Your belongings may get wet so do bring along waterproof bags to keep your belongings nice and dry!
  • Before going out to have some fun under the sun, do bring along a SPF50+ sunscreen / sunblock and an umbrella to protect your skin from sunburns.

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