"Kota Kinabalu, capital of Borneo's Sabah, is a great place to experience the state's vast array of curious delights."
From tackling the great Mount Kinabalu, coming face to face with fascinating orang utans to discovering the secrets of the notorious Headhunter tribes, you won't be short of things to do when staying in Kota Kinabalu.
The energetic city of Kota Kinabalu enjoys a coastal location within the rich state of Sabah, and consequently tourists can enjoy a wide range of once in a lifetime excursions. Borneo is home to many indigenous tribes, and a number of our excursions centre around discovering more about their lifestyles and cultures. These trips will illuminate some unique architectural styles, bustling marketplaces and traditional activities such as intricate beadwork and weaving. If you're big on culture, these are the tours for you.
A river safari along the Klias Wetlands is perfect for nature-lovers, who will get the chance to spot some of the unusual creatures who live alongside and within the waters. After a day of spotting monkeys, tropical birds and even crocodiles, settle down to an evening dinner within the heart of nature. If you fancy a more exhilarating river experience then tackle our white-knuckle Kiulu River Rafting excursion, which is a great introduction to this thrilling sport.
Of course a key highlight of Sabah is the mighty Mount Kinabalu, and we have plenty of excursions to cater for those who wish to take on the climb. Whether you simply want to take a day trip or experience an overnight stay to take on the summit climb, we offer some brilliant itineraries. That intrepid trek to the peak will see you receive a deserved certificate of achievement.
Headhunting - a bygone tradition amongst the natives of Borneo to proof their manhood! Immerse yourselves in the Kadazan
'Meet Borneo's unique animals in Sabah's first Wildlife Park notably the Wildman of Borneo, the Orang Utans. As
Capture the cultural diversity of Borneo’s ethnic groups and their simple way of traditional living. Each tribe have found ways
Stand on the northern most tip of Borneo, where the South China Sea meets the Sulu Sea. Here, races
The jagged granite peaks of Mt. Kinabalu (4095m) towers above one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world.
Travel south to the Klia Wetlands for a river cruise in search of wildlife such as the elusive long nose
Sun, sea, sand. Take a 15-minute boat ride to the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park for a day of some
The beautiful and scenic Kiulu River is an exciting introduction to river rafting. The journey winds through the undulating hills
Day 1: Kinabalu Park - Traverse along Sabah's Crocker Range to Kinabalu Park, a World Heritage Site nominated by UNESCO.
Day 1: Local markets & Rungus Longhouse - A cultural experience! Visit a Local Market before proceeding to
Day 1: Pick up from your hotel and then enjoy an easy 2 hour scenic drive to the Kinabalu Park
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- Saturday - closed
- Sunday - closed
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