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Matta Fair Packages for Sabah

Sabah Matta Fair Packages

The Matta Fair Packages for Sabah will be one of the sought after promotions as at the August Matta Fair in PWTC, Kuala Lumpur.

As many local and foreigners will be visiting the fair for year end holiday promotions, you will surely be spoiled for choices here.

The fair is held over three days from 8th to 12th August and spread over four huge sections at the convention hall. Walking around will be challenging as you will most likely end up with loads of holiday promotion pamphlets.

Sabah Matta Fair Packages

For this particular article, I am focusing on Packages to Sabah as many seem to like heading over to East Malaysia for wide selection of touristic activities offered.

One of the highlighted travel companies which is Equator Adventure Tours will be participating at the Sabah Booth during the Matta Fair 2011.

Having participated in the last two years, they are well know for some great deals on packages to Mabul, Kinabalu and even the unique Maliau Basin.

Below are some of the group packages for Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

Kota Kinabalu Island Resort
Gayana Eco Resort on Pulau Gaya, Sabah

Kota Kinabalu Packages 4D/3N Sabah

Day 1
Kota Kinabalu

Meet on arrival and transfer to hotel, follow by dinner at local restaurant.
Day 2
Kinabalu Park / Poring Hot spring

Breakfast at hotel follow by a brief city tour before depart to kinabalu park. Visit the Pekan Nabalu for local handicraft or snap a nice view of kinabalu Peak. Upon arrived at the Park, visit the mountain garden or the park gallery. Lunch at local restaurant and check – in for overnight.

Lunch at Rina Ria Restaurant / steamboat Dinner at Pine Resort

Day 3
Poring Hot Spring / Kota kinabalu

After breakfast depart to Poring Hot Spring.  Visit the canopy walk or have a dip in the hot pool.  Back to resort for lunch and then check out.  Back to Kota Kinabalu.  Dinner transfer at Kampung Nelayan (with cultural show)

Lunch at Local restaurant at Poring / Dinner at Kampung Nelayan

Day 4
Kota Kinabalu-Departure

Breakfast at hotel. Free & easy for the whole day, while waiting for check out and transfer to Airport, for flight back home.

Price of package with selection of hotels around Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Cost per pax
2 to 3 Pax
4 to 6 Pax
Hotel Use
Child W/B
Child W/B
Le Meridien




Kinabalu Daya Hotel




Megah “D” Aru Hotel




Hamin Lodge




Kota Kinabalu Package above is inclusive of:

• 3 nights hotel accommodation of choice
• Transportation / Boat services as to tour program
• Sightseeing tour as to tour program
• Entrance fee as to tour program
• Meal as stated in the tour program
• English/Malay speaking tour guide

Packages do not include:

• Tipping for guide & driver
• Travel insurance & Laundry/Mini Bar/Call charges
• Airfare & Airport tax


• Reservation must be confirmed 30 days before date of travel.
• Full payment is required before 30 days from the date of travel.
• Cancellation - A 50% charge will be imposed on any cancellation of the tour after confirmation.
• No refund once the tour has commenced.
• Tour prices are subjected to change without prior notice.
• Equator Adventure Tours reserves the right to alter and modify the itinerary in anyway necessary without prior notice.

Manukan Island Package
Pulau Manukan Beach Sabah with fishes in water

Sabah Tour Package 5D/4N Kota Kinabalu 

Below is a package that is catered to those wanting to explore Kota Kinabalu and its surroundings with visits to Kinabalu Park, the unique Klias Wetlands for a river safari and also the Tunku Abdul Rahman Islands. A nicely themed package for those seeking some adventure in Sabah.

Day 1
Kota Kinabalu

Meet on arrival and transfer to hotel. Free & easy for the evening.

Day 2
Kinabalu Park / Poring Hotspring

After breakfast at hotel,depart to kinabalu park.Visit the Pekan Nabalu for local handicraft or snap a nice view of kinabalu Peak.Upon arrived at the Park,visit the mountain garden or the park gallery.Lunch at local restaurant. Continued our journey to Poring Hotspring located about 40km from southern part of the park.Have a hot bath at the open air pool or try out the canopy walkway.Depart back to Kota kinabalu.

Lunch at Kinabalu Pine resort
Day 3
Klias Wetland

Pick up from hotel at 1.30pm and proceed to the southern part of Kota Kinabalu, approximately 2 hours journey. Upon arrival at the resort, you will have some light refreshment. Have a cup of tea or coffee and taste some of the local cakes .Proceed with a boat cruise down the Klias river, in search of the ‘Proboscis Monkey’ or the local name’ Monyet Belanda or Bangkatan ‘.If you are lucky, you will be able to catch sight of the shy Silver Langur or the Local name ‘Lotong Kelabu’ and the long tail Macaque or the Local name ‘Kera’.By evening you will be able to sight the fireflies, villagers call it ‘Api-api’ or ‘kelip-kelip’. Return back to the jetty and enjoy a buffet dinner at the local restaurant before departing back to Kota Kinabalu. Estimate time back to your hotel is 9.00pm.

Lunch at garden seafood / Dinner at Borneo Proboscis river Lodge
Day 4
Tunku Abdul Rahman Park-Manukan Island / Sapi island

After breakfast at hotel, depart to Jeselton Point .Take a boat to the famous Manukan Island & Sapi island. Enjoyed the white sandy beach or try out some of the sea adventure game (own expenses).Around 3 or 4 pm, depart back to kota Kinabalu and back to hotel. Free time at the evening

Lunch at island BBQ / Dinner at Kampung Nelayan Seafood Restaurant
Day 5

Breakfast at hotel. Free & easy for the whole day, while waiting for check out and transfer to Airport, for flight back home.

Prices for 5D/4N Sabah Package

Hotel use
Adult P/p
Single supp

Hotel Shangri-la (3*)

Best western Kinabalu Daya Hotel (3*)

Megah ‘D’ Aru Hotel (2*)

Tour Packages include :
•4 nights hotel accommodation of your choice of hotel base of twin share
•Transportation /sightseeing tour services / entrance fee as to tour itinerary
•Local license guide service (Malay/English/Chinese)
•Meal as stated in tour itinerary
•Boat fee
Tour Packages exclude:
Tipping for guide & driver
Travel insurance
item that not stated at the above.

View of Mont Kinabalu
Mount Kinabalu view at Kundasang, Sabah

For more information;

Equator Adventure Tour Sdn Bhd (KPL/LN 6185) (Co.No. 875486-W)
Lot G.5, Golden Centre, Putatan. P.O. Box 15457,
Telephone: 088-766351
Fax: 088-766352
Email: pat@equator-adventure.com

Update: Equator Adventure is now closed and no longer in operation. Please look for other travel agents in Sabah Borneo.


As the Matta Fair is held twice a year at the PWTC Kuala Lumpur, you are advised to check the details, tips and information before going over there.

You can also just go there and talk to the travel agents about any Sabah packages that you are interested. Sometimes, they can also do tailor made packages on request.

For those who are seeking weekend trips or simply a family, or just a group trip to Kota Kinabalu, you can check out the Sabah Matta Fair packages during any of the travel fairs held in Malaysia. 


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Steven said...

The 2012 Matta Fair at the KL PWTC wil be held from the 16th - 18th of March. Look foward to seeing you there.

Travel Packages blog said...

very nice post, great packages for sabah visitors.