Padas White Water Rafting via Beaufort (River Grade III & IV)
Category: Full Day Excursions
City/Region: Beaufort / Tenom
Tour Code: THSB/02
Duration: Full Day
Minimum No of Pax Required: 2
Operations: Opens Daily (including Public Holidays)
Are you looking for some serious wet and wild fun? Then get ready to strap on your life jacket and safety helmet to experience the ultimate white water rafting in Padas river. Padas is muddy river situated in the interior of southwestern part of Kota Kinabalu that is only accessible by train. Classified as grade III - IV and claimed to have the best rapids in South East Asia, Padas river is a challenging adrenaline that you must go and try for! This adrenaline rush white water rafting trip covers a distance of 9km and holds 7 tough exhilarating rapids! The rapids have 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 of the rapids will give you the feel and motion as what the name means. This trip is suitable for advance and skilled paddlers but we always welcome you as the first timer to join us!
0530hrs: Meet at hotel in Kota Kinabalu (KK) city area and transfer directly to Beaufort town. The journey takes approximately 2hrs drive through the scenic countryside.
0730hrs: Estimated time arrival at Beaufort town.
0750hrs: Tour begins with a train ride to the rafting starting point known as Pangi (1 ½ hr - 2hrs ride). Train stop halfway at Halogilat Railway Station and transit to a different train (Tenom's train). The train later on will stop at Rayoh Railway Station for luggage dropping / changing cloth (5-10mins) before continue all the way to Pangi Railway Station.
1030hrs: Estimated time arrival at Pangi Railway Station. A simple light refreshment will be served and followed with a safety briefing session conducted by the professional river guide in charge on that day (20 minutes session).
1100hrs: Experience the ultimate white water rafting river class III & IV & enjoy the extremely trip, nerve tingling excitement which is crescendos rapid after rapid (10 exhilarating rapids) till finally reach the ending point known as Halogilat (2 ½hrs- 3hrs or 20km of splashing fun).
1330hrs: BBQ buffet lunch will be served at Halogilat Railway Station.
1430hrs: On board the train back to Beaufort Railway Station (1hr - 1 ½hr ride).
1600hrs: Once arrived at Beaufort Railway Station, get freshen up and change. On board coach and transfer back to your hotel in Kota Kinabalu city area.
1800hrs-1830hrs: Estimated time arrival in Kota Kinabalu city area.
Timing stated above are for estimation purpose only.
Due to unexpected train breakdown periodically, tour itinerary will have to be adjusted to accommodate the changes. Should this happen, do expect longer overland journey. Please check with us the latest updates of the train health.
Package Inclusions: Return land transfer , safety & rafting equipment, Indemnity form, BBQ buffet lunch, simple light refreshment and river guide.
Package Exclusions: Extra meals & drinks, any other items not listed in the inclusion list.
Things to bring:
Extra wear / Cloths
Comfortable shoes / Sandals with strap
Towel & personal toiletries
Cap / Hat
Sun block lotion
Extra pocket money
Pick up and transport arrangement:
Our friendly tour guide / river guide will be meet and greet you at the hotel lobby. Should you encounter difficulties in locating our representative, please call our hotline number given for further assistance.
Please take note that all transportations will be based on Seat-In-Coach (SIC). This is a transfer service which guests may share the vehicle with other guests. This is also a Door-To-Door (DTD) service with multiple pickups and dropoff throughout the journey. Do expect some delay and short waiting time.
All participants MUST be physically fit.
Participants MUST be in age of 12 years old to 65 years old.
Children the above age of 12 years old are considered as an adult.
Children below the age of 12 years old are STRICTLY NOT PERMITTED to join Padas WWR tour.
Please inform to us when making booking if there is a special dietery request (eg. Vegetarian).
All participants/guests will be required to sign an Indemnity Form before the tour commence.