Pulau Sulug Kota Kinabalu or Sulug Island, often known as rocky island is the second smallest island of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. It is the least visited and least developed island of the lot that consists of Sapi, Gaya, Manukan, Mamutik & Sulug Island.
About Pulau Sulug Kota Kinabalu
Sulug island is the least developed of the isles with no facilities whatsoever, visitors can opt to camp if they wish to stay overnight. The island is inhabited and dive operators have daily trips there for diving off the corals on the northern shore as it is one of the best site around in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.
Pulau Sulug is located on the southern side of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and located opposite to Manukan Island. It spans the area of 8 hectares and the island is rich in sea shells & coral. You will find thousand of sea shells laying on the beat on the Sulug Island.
Pulau Sulug like other islands offer white sandy beaches, coral reef and clear water, thus making it ideal for swimming, & snorkeling . It is least visited island in the group so privacy on the island is guaranteed. To attract tourists to Sulug Island, there is no entry fee as compared to RM 10 entry fees for tourists on the other islands.
The island has a long sand-spit which is suitable for resting on the beach. You will also find sea shells scattered alongside the beach. The clear water lets you snorkel and discover the rich marine life, lying underneath the water. Keramat Reef & The Tyers are the two best diving spots located on the island.
The view from the top showing the location of Pulau Mamutik, Pulau Manukan and neighboring Sulug Island forms like a smiley face. Did you see that …?
Sulug Island is actually located next to Pulau Mamutik and Pulau Manukan.