State of Sabah Tourist Traps

  • Snorkelling at Pulau Sapi
    Snorkelling at Pulau Sapi
    by Daihappydai
  • Snorkelling at Pulau Sapi
    Snorkelling at Pulau Sapi
    by Daihappydai
  • Snorkelling at Pulau Sapi
    Snorkelling at Pulau Sapi
    by Daihappydai

State of Sabah Tourist Traps

  • Non Local

    some people might not know that sabah is a land of opportunity for people from the neighbourhood countries. therefore many came from indonesia and the philipines to seek employment. however majority came with no valid document and somehow would not land them any job. Therefore many of them became self employed. from cigarette vendors to fishmonger,...

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  • Misleading fees on Turtle Island

    Upon arrival to Turtle Island we were told if we wanted to film we would need to pay for a camera and video licenses. We paid for both, I think it was about 45 RM. So you can imagine how annoyed we were when the turtles came into shore, we were told to put away our cameras. Not only were we told but it was shouted at us aggressively. We were not...

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  • Locked?!!

    The opening times are very strict at the Mountain Garden at Mount Kinabalu, so make sure you know them well and leave the garden on time. The gardens are open every day 9am, 12pm and 3pm. I think it is open for an hour every time, but I am not sure about that. What is certain is that the garden closes at 4.00pm sharp! Hahaha, it says so on the...

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  • MANUKAN ISLAND - HOPEFULLY THIS IS NOT...

    I stayed on Manukan Island for two absolutely miserable nights. At first I thought the water would be beautiful and the lodge rustically pristine. However, the day trippers over ran the island leaving dirt and debris everywhere. The bathroom in the lodge was disgusting, and the electricity was turned off for 12 hours everyday turning the room into...

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  • INCONVENIENCED

    this tourist trap was an inconvenient public convenience at the `comfort stop` in Nabalu, a little town on the way to Mt Kinabluit consisted of tin hut with a couple of planks balanced over an open sewer, it cost 5 ringitspaper was not supplied, and the aroma was err.........unique hold your breath, and dont even consider it if your balance is...

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  • Orangutans

    There are two places to see the Orangutans in Sabah. One at the Sepilok Rehab centre at Sandakan. You are not really seeing them in the wild. Its a bit staged as they are fed by keepers on a feeding platform but you are pretty close. They say there is only a 50% chance of seeing them when you go. We saw two -a male and a female. A friend who was...

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