Activities

Tembara River Cruise Itinerary

03:00pm – Arrival of guests and high-tea with guide briefing

**free flow coffee/tea and local cakes (panjaram, kuih cincin, fried noodles)

03:45pm – Depart for river cruise. Activities include:

– visit to the Pinambawan Bajau Water Village. A short walk around the village for a glimpse of kampung life
– stop at a Dusun village and walk along the jetty by the mangrove forest. (If you’re lucky, you may spot a monkey or two!)
– visit the oyster farm and experience traditional crab-catching.

05:00pm – Estimated arrival time at Sunset Point. Free at leisure:  lounge on the beach or go for a swim

06:30pm – Time for fireflies! Evening cruise along the mangrove forest.

7:00pm – Estimated time of arrival at Tembara riverside café. Local Bajau dinner will be served while you enjoy a cultural Bajau performance

08:00pm – Tour ends. Come back soon!

 

Sea Kayak 2D1N into the mystique Land of the Bajau SAMA

Day 01

09:00am – Welcoming/Safety Briefing

Kayak Introduction

* Parts of the kayak *Capsize drill & basic rescue *Paddle Techniques

Manoeuvre Skills & 20 minutes familiarization before we start the expedition.

10:00am – Kayak about 4.5km to Sunset Point, crossing into sea/river channel

12.00pm – Estimated arrival. Lunch and rest.

02.30pm – Tent preparation and briefing on do’s & dont’s

04:00pm – Short walk to Lagoon for swim and leisure time

06:00pm – BBQ dinner over sunset view

07.30pm – Fireflies cruise
08.30pm – Bonfire at ease and briefing on the next day

Overnight camping

Day 02

06:00am – Wake up for a sunrise view and breakfast

07:30am –  Break camp and get ready to paddle!

08:00am – Kayak along mangrove’s line approximately 6km to Pinabawan Bajau Water Village

10:00am – Beach up at Pinabawan’s jetty, village walk to get up close and personal with the Bajau Sama community. Continue to explore their lifestyle by visiting the oyster farm and learn traditional fishing and crab-catching methods.

11:00am – Kayaking continues to Tembara jetty.

12:30pm – Estimated arrival time.  Clean up and enjoy a local lunch.  Expedition ends.

 

Sunset Kayak Exploration (2 – 3hours)

03:30pm – Welcoming/Safety Briefing

Kayak Introduction

*Parts of the kayak *Capsize drill & basic rescue *Paddle Techniques

Manoeuvre Skills & 20 minutes familiarization. Kayaks On! Paddle 4.5km to Sunset Point, crossing into sea/river channel, into the mangrove forest and riverine forest.

05:30pm – Estimated arrival at Sunset Point and rest. Swimming is optional while awaiting the sunset
(Refreshments will be served)

06:30pm – Time for fireflies! Evening cruise along the mangrove forest. Dinner at Tembara Jetty.

07:30pm – Tour ends.

 

Serusup Kayak Exploration (6 – 7hours)

08:30am – Welcoming/Safety Briefing

Kayak Introduction

*Parts of the kayak *Capsize drill & basic rescue *Paddle Techniques

Manoeuvre Skills & 20 minutes familiarization. Kayak approximately 6km along the mangrove forest to Pinabawan Bajau Water Village

10:00am – Beach up at Pinabawan’s jetty, village walk to get up close and personal with the Bajau Sama community. Continue to explore their lifestyle by visiting the oyster farm and learn traditional fishing and crab catching methods.

11:00am – Kayaking to Tembara jetty continues.

12:30pm – Estimate arrival, clean up and enjoy local lunch.

03:30pm – 4.5km to Sunset Point, crossing into sea/river channel, into the mangrove forest and riverine forest.

05:30pm – 05:30pm – Estimated arrival at Sunset Point and rest. Swimming is optional while awaiting the sunset. (Refreshments will be served)

06:30pm – Time for fireflies! Evening cruise along the mangrove forest. Dinner at Tembara Jetty.

07:30pm – Tour ends.