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KIULU RIVER

2019-03-27T17:04:02+08:00

A fun adventure for the family, the cool and hilly area of Kiulu is locatedabout 45 minutes drive 60 Km north east of Kota Kinabalu. From the famous Jambatan Tamparuli (Tamparuli hanging bridge), you continue uphill for most of the drive to view breathtaking backdrop of Mount Kinabalu at the second most beautiful village [...]

PADAS RIVER

2020-09-03T12:49:30+08:00

Rivers have long been the life-arteries of the indigenous peoples of Borneo. They have served as a means of transport, a source of food, and now, a resource for ecotourism. The native groups of Sabah have used bamboo rafts for centuries but white water rafting as a recreational activity has only surfaced in the [...]

CROCKER RANGE PARK

2020-09-02T23:09:18+08:00

The Crocker Range Park was gazetted by the government in 1984. It covers 139,919 ha and is presently the single largest totally protected area in Sabah. The boundaries of this park are being surveyed but no facilities have yet been developed, thus making it a popular destination for real jungle trekking for adventure lovers. [...]

TENOM – SABAH AGRICULTURE PARK

2019-03-27T15:23:40+08:00

Located 15 km from Tenom town is the Sabah Agricultural Park, a development by the Sabah State Government for research as well as tourism. Located at Lagud Sebrang, the park extends over 1,500 acres! This is also were you can visit the Tenom Orchid Farm, with over 1,000 indigenous orchids. The place has been [...]

GOMANTONG CAVES

2020-09-03T08:43:05+08:00

The Gomantong Caves, the largest cave system in Sabah, are about 110 km by road south of Sandakan, and are home to over one million swiftlets. The swiftlets' nest are collected for the famous Chinese Delicacy, bird's nest soup, and fetch a good price locally and abroad. Twice a year, in the caves men [...]

IMBAK CANYON CONSERVATION AREA

2020-09-03T08:32:33+08:00

IMBAK CANYON CONSERVATION AREA With a total area of about 30,000 hectares, Imbak Canyon Conservation Area encompasses two ridge-top Virgin Jungle Reserves plus the Canyon itself and makes a significant contribution to the coverage of protected areas in the centre of Sabah. Imbak Canyon is the biological gene bank of Sabah Borneo. The Canyon [...]

MALIAU BASIN

2020-08-25T17:27:27+08:00

The 390 km2 (39,000 hectares) Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) was originally part of a 10,000 km2 (one million hectares) timber concession belonging to Yayasan Sabah (the Sabah Foundation), an organization formed in 1966 through an Enactment by the State Legislative Assembly with the purpose of improving the standard of living and education of [...]

DANUM VALLEY CONSERVATION AREA

2020-08-25T17:52:09+08:00

DANUM VALLEY CONSERVATION AREA Danum Valley Conservation Area comprises 43,800 ha (108,186 acres) of virgin forest. It is a vast reserve of lush tropical lowland forests rich in Sabah's unique flora and fauna. The area has been recognized as one of the world's most complex ecosystems. Serving as a natural habitat for a number [...]

KLIAS WETLANDS

2019-03-22T17:11:51+08:00

KLIAS WETLANDS Located on the Klias Peninsula, district of Beaufort at about 120 km from Kota Kinabalu is the Klias Wetland, a Mangrove Forest Reserve rich with river wildlife and birds. Among the wildlife that can be spotted on a mangrove cruise on the Klias River are proboscis monkeys, long tail macaques, with some [...]

PORING HOT SPRINGS

2020-09-03T09:37:37+08:00

PORING HOT SPRINGS Poring is named after a species of giant bamboo that grows abundantly in the area. It lies in the eastern boundaries and situated some 40km (25miles) from the Kinabalu Park Headquarters. Poring Hot Springs is about 400m above sea level and is dominated by the lowland forest with huge dipterocarp trees [...]

KINABALU PARK

2019-03-22T16:45:26+08:00

Kinabalu Park was gazetted as the first State Park in Sabah in 1964 and declared Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the year 2000 for its outstanding biological attributes. A sprawling 75, 400 hectares, this melting pot of natural wonders is larger than Singapore. Also the Centre of Plant Diversity for South [...]

KINABATANGAN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

2019-05-29T11:34:16+08:00

KINABATANGAN WILDLIFE SANCTUARYThe lower river basin of the 560 km long Kinabatangan River covers almost 4,000 square kilometres of the State of Sabah in north-east Borneo. It is one of the richest ecosystems on earth, with shallow freshwater lakes, open swamps and forests, dotted with sandstone and limestone hills. Large areas are periodically flooded during [...]

NATURE IN SABAH

2019-05-29T11:34:29+08:00

The geographic isolation gives Borneo a special biogeography of its own thus giving existence to special flora and fauna. The Wallace Line, an imaginary line drawn to separate the eco zones on the South East Asia region clearly gives distinctions of the ecological unique nature. The coastal forests include mangrove forest, freshwater swamp forest, riverine [...]

MOUNT KINABALU

2020-08-25T16:26:35+08:00

MOUNT KINABALU Mount Kinabalu (4,095.2 m) is the tallest peak in Southeast Asia and the highest mountain between the Himalayas and New Guinea. Its slope is home to a rich assemblage of plants and animal species. It is a hot spot of particularly the plant biodiversity with affinities to flora from the Himalayas, China, [...]

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