Kota Kinabalu Things to Do

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  • 1. Manukan Island

    Visited in 2011 as part of a 2 island trip including Gaya. found the snorkelling better at Gaya. While it was nice and the scuba doo's convinced my non diving wife to learn how to dive. That was the...

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  • 2. Poring Hot Spring

    Here is the best place to soak away your sores and aches of muscles in the hot sulphuric minerals of the spring, claimed to have curative powers and very popular among the locals. Pay a nominal fees...

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  • 3. Gaya Street

    Wet,day,night ,and sunday markets ,are always in our itinerary to be visited. This Gaya Street Sunday Market opened from early in the morning , about 6.00 as i remembered. The market stretched along...

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  • 4. Lok Kawi Wildlife Park

    It was my first time visiting a zoo in Malaysia. It was a family trip with my siblings and their kids. It really surprises me with the complete zoo facility including local and some international...

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  • 5. Tanjung Aru Beach

    Visited Tanjung Aru Beach ,on our way back to the airport. Tanjung Aru is a sub-district of Kota Kinabalu in Sabah.It also has its own township called Pekan Tanjung Aru. Other notable feature here is...

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  • 6. Canopy Walk

    A visit to the Kinabalu Park is not complete without a jaunt to Poring. Situated 40km away of the Park HQ. You can climb to Canopy Walkway from 9am till 4pm and there's a guided walk at 9am....

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  • 7. Signal Hill

    Visited the Signal Hill Observatory Platform the highest point in Kota Kinabalu , while we did the city tour. Climbed here with the Bas Persiaran , saw the glimpse of Kota Kinabalu from above. The...

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  • 8. Tunku Abdul Rahman Park

    Near Kota Kinabalu is Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park whitch has some nice islands and diving (but Sipadan is better). Diving is quite good, look for dive shops in Kota Kinabalu, Wisma Sabah and KK...

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  • 9. Jesselton Point Waterfront

    The Jesselton Point ,or Jesselton Pier can be reached about 25-30 minutes from Kota Kinabalu International Airport.This is the main pier to reach the 5 TARP islands,Manukan ,Mamutik,Sapi ,Sulug and...

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  • 10. Sabah Museum

    Visited the Sabah Muzium on our way to the airport.This museum is located near Jalan Penampang, opposite the Secretariat Building and approximately 4 km from Kota Kinabalu City. The complex comprising...

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  • 11. Atkinson Clock Tower

    We visited the Atkinson Clock Tower ,in a part of Kota Kinabalu city tour.We used the Bas persiaran ,but if you want to get here by yourself , you must take a taxi , because its this place is not a...

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  • 12. White Water Rafting

    I had a great time river rafting in Kiulu river. I met a new interesting people during the Adventure. It was about 3 hours rafting through the river while our little boat would sometime capsize but...

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  • 13. Monsopaid Cultural Village

    This village was a little hard to find, not very well signposted, hopefully, that may be fixed now. Quite a few people have problems finding it, so we were told by people at the Village, and they are...

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  • 14. Kinabalu Park

    Kinabalu Park is Malaysia's first World Heritage designated by UNESCO in December 2000. Mount Kinabalu, the majestic summit of Borneo is the focal point of the Park and the whole of Sabah. This...

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  • 15. Mamutik Island

    An excellent days outing, is to take one of the many Boat trips to the islands. You don't have to book ahead, and there is a choice of many islands, so have a look when you are at the wharf and...

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  • 16. Mount Kinabalu

    For this mountain climbing expedition, I have taken the package of 3 days 2 nights (including 7 meals). The first day started out with an assigned driver from the agency to pick me along with my group...

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  • 17. Sapi Island

    Sapi island is another member of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Just like the other islands, the only transportation is by boat. I liked this island more than Manukan as it was less crowded. We have...

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  • 18. Walking

    There are many banks in this area so the wider road is call Jalan Bank and the narrow street is Lorong Bank. We are there not for banking but to find a car parking space as we are going to the Sunday...

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  • 19. Snorkeling

    I had a full day left in Kota Kinabalu before heading back to mainland Malaysia and decided I would give snorkelling another try, this time at Pulau Sapi. After a disappointing venture to Pulau...

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  • 20. Sabah Tourism Board

    The building began construction in 1916 as a Printing Office from Sandakan. In 1936, the building was renovated to accommodate the offices of the Treasury, Audit, Bank Agency and Post Office. In...

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  • 21. Sabah State Mosque

    The Sabah State Mosque is just outside KK. It's a gorgeous building, and you can visit outside prayer times. Rather incongruously, you can rent pedalos to float around the reflection pool which...

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  • 22. Sunday Market

    This is a MUST DO The sunday market is on Sunday mornings in Gaya st, in the centre of the city. It is crowded, it sells everything (yes everything.) Food, souviners, clothes, jewellery, puppies,...

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  • 23. Sunsets

    If you go to Pulau Manukan, and as I said in a previous tip, the snorkelling is disappointing, the 'must do' thing is a walk to Sunset Point. The walk is about 1.5 km in length and starts from the...

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  • 24. Rafflesia

    It's said the flower is hard to find (because it takes 15 months to bud but last 7 days in bloom). When the locals find one, they will: 1) Inform the local authority. Then the authority will teach...

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  • 25. Have a massage

    KK has a number of massage parlours, the workers at which will give you a good rubdown. I've been to a few. The best in my opinion, and the one the accompanying...

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