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Sea Tango Sunset Cruise in Kota Kinabalu
"When the sun goes down and the city begins to light up Kota Kinabalu takes on a whole new look. This sunset experience out at sea adds a whole new dimension to the beauty that envelopes the already charming laid-back town. Besides whoever said that sunsets are only enjoyable from a beach hasn’t seen it from our side! Hop onto our spacious custom-built catamaran and get in touch with Sabah’s coastal charisma as you sail into the famous Kota Kinabalu sunset departing from Sutera Harbor Marina Club Jetty. Come as you are sandals or shorts this is a casual and relaxed affair. Cruise past the enchanting Tunku Abdul Rahman Islands that dot the South China Sea indulge in outstanding ocean vistas from our sun-deck and delight in tasty tropical treats
From SGD86.00
 
Full Day Kinabalu Park Tour
"Your day will begin with a pickup from your hotel lobby at 7:30am and head to Kinabalu Park. A ride that traverses through the Crocker Range with panoramic views of the surrounding hills. The journey will bring you at least 2 hour drive with an air-condi you can catch the magnificent sight of Mount Kinabalu South East Asia’s highest peak. The Kinabalu Park is a World Heritage Site with incredible mega bio-diversity of flora and fauna a heaven for nature enthusiasts. Along the way you will be passing through the local villages handicraft shop and fruits orchard just next by the main road.Upon arrival at the park join a guided nature walk along one of the various trails of the park to learn and discover the flora. Enjoy the refreshing and cooling air away from the busy ""
From $65.00
 
Snorkeling Day Trip with Coral Flyer Zipline in Kota Kinabalu
"Snorkeling is a fun recreational activity that anyone that has swimming skills can enjoy. Unlike scuba diving going snorkeling does not require a tremendous amount of training or the use of heavy or expensive equipment. Going snorkeling only requires the use of goggles a snorkel mask and swim fins.You can snorkel either from the boat at the snorkeling sites or enjoy the crystal blue waters at the white sandy beach on one of the islands inside the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park.After your snorkeling session your guide will bring you to Coral Flyer Zipline starting point at Padang Point on Gaya Island. You will take a walk up to the starting point of the Zipline. You will be introduced to the Zipline safety guide where they will provide an explanation of how""
From $55.00

More General in Kota Kinabalu

Immigration procedure for West Malaysian

Upon arrival at Kota Kinabalu International Airport, all passengers would need to proceed for immigration clearance. A Malaysian who are from West Malaysia would need to either show his international...
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DaHongHua
Oct 22, 2014

The Sabah Tourism Board

The Sabah Tourism Board is located at the meeting point of Jalan Gaya and Jalan KK 5, the Public Toilet building is at it right and the Hotel 63 is in front of it.It opened weekday from 8 am to 5 pm,...
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DaHongHua
Sep 22, 2014

The Starting Point - 0 km @ Kota Kinabalu

I accidentally found this starting point of KK. It is at a place between the Sabah Tourism Board building and the Public Toilet in town near the round about where Jalan Gaya and Jalan Kota Kinabalu 5...
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DaHongHua
Sep 22, 2014

Climbing Mt Kinabalu - advanced reservations need

I happened to enquire on this, from someone familiar with it, so I can answer such questions on VT Forum! ;-)The answer is that last minute climbs are only possible if there is a last minute...
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sheherezad
Feb 27, 2012

The great outdoors

If you are an outdoor kind of a person, the KK is just the place for you. You can either explore the mountains and forests, or you can do water sports as well. Having a relaxed time in a very nicely...
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travelingcebuano
Dec 11, 2009

Easy answers to easy KK questions.

Hello -Supermarkets-There's 2 (not so big) in KK town itself - Centrepoint has Pacific Nu Kui, near the Hyatt there's a Millimewa. On the fringes of the CBD at Karamunsing, you'll find a mid-sized...
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OnTheSpot
Nov 29, 2008
 
 
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Train, train, train

No matter what anyone says train before you attempt to climb up Mt KK. I know some people have done it without any training but it would definitely be much more enjoyable if you did it with training....
meliaz
Aug 08, 2008

Best time to scale Mt KK

The best time to visit KK would be from Jan - May, when it's the dry season. Should it rain, you will not be allowed to hike up the mountain to watch the summit. That would definitely be a great...
meliaz
Aug 08, 2008

Headlight in KK

Hi thereI just came back from a South East Asia Trip. I was in Kota Kinabalu and climbed Mount Kinabalu. No problem to buy headlight. If you are going to climb Mount Kinabalu you will be able to rent...
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larasaint
Mar 19, 2008

For Malaysians...

For Malaysians who live in the Peninsula, upon arrival in Sabah, you will be given an immigration slip as shown on the picture. Malaysians are only allowed to stay in the state of Sabah for 3 months!...
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travelpug
Nov 06, 2007

Laid back atmosphere

In general, I think the people in Sabah are more gentle than those of the West Malaysia. The overall atmosphere is less hectic and laid back. Most important, coming from Kuala Lumpur, I felt that this...
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travelpug
Nov 01, 2007

tropical fruit ice-lolly

Please try famous local tropical fruit ice-lolly! There are various flavors like durian, taro, jackfruit, adzuki beans, mango, avocado and so on. They keep the original flavor of the fruits with...
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Hui-Hui
May 21, 2007

At sunset

Most of VT members are photo addicts, they take a shot at almost everything and then place them at their homepages.If you come to Kota Kinabalu don't miss its sunset, just beautiful.My photo was taken...
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ntm2322
Apr 28, 2007

Eating out

Whenever you visit Kota Kinabalu or elsewhere in the world, at the time you want to satisfy your tummy don't go to those American or western franchises or simply stay confined to the restaurant of...
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ntm2322
Mar 03, 2007

Top Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

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Pantai Dalit Beach, P.O. Box 600, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 89208, Malaysia
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Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, SA 88991, Malaysia
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No 20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88910, Malaysia
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Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000, Malaysia
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1 Sutera Harbour Blvd, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100, Malaysia
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69 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000, Malaysia
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Top Things to Do in Kota Kinabalu

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Manukan Island

Manukan island is one of the 5 islands which make up the Tunku Abdul Rahman national marine park (along with Mamutik, Gaya, Sapi and Sulug). Between 10 and 3, you're spoilt for choice of boats leaving...
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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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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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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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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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Poring Hot Spring

I drove all the to my planned destination, Poring Hot Spring. It was exciting to drive through the road. I started by following the road to Kundasang and took me 1 1/2 hours from Ranau to get to this...
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Top 5 Kota Kinabalu Writers

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yuet29

"Kota Kinabalu"
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yipsufen

"Malaysian Borneo"
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stevemt

"KK (as it is commonly known)"
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balhannah

"KOTA KINABALU - SABAH"
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"Of Mountains,Islands & Headhunters. Don't miss..."
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