Experience the best of Malaysia
Welcome to the Malaysian state of Sabah, located on the island of Borneo, the third largest in the
World and home to 32 officially recognised ethnic groups. This unique region is a true melting
pot of diverse cultures, beautiful beaches, one of the highest mountains in South East Asia and
some of the world's most amazing natural treasures.
The capital of the state of Sabah, this bustling town is generally the kicking off point to many of
the attractions in the region. You can visit the Central and Handicraft Markets, which are fantastic
spots to shop for souvenirs such as textiles, jewellery and seashell crafts, and also a brilliant spot
to people watch. Take a trip up to the Signal Hill Observatory Platform to gain a wonderful
perspective of the city layout below and watch the sun set of the islands off the coast. The city is
easily laid out to explore on foot, and you can also stop by the Atkinson Clock Tower at the bottom
of Signal Hill - one of the only structures which survived after World War II.
One of the highest peaks in Southeast Asia , Mount Kinabalu is the towering centrepiece of
Kinabalu Park in Sabah. Take an unforgettable journey to Mount Kinabalu and hike above the
clouds to reach the 4,095 metre summit of Low’s Peak, the world’s 20th-mostprominent peak.
Explore the spectacular Crocker Range and discover the secrets this UNESCO World Heritage Site
has to offer. The view from the top of the mountain is unparalleled and well worth the
Kinabalu Park is home to between 5000-6000 species of plants and 430 different birds and
mammals, and visitors can enjoy a canopy walk to get a bird's eye view amongst the tree tops or
take a tour with a guided tour to learn more about the fascinating diversity of flora and fauna in the
Park. You may even be lucky enough to spot a Rafflesia flower in bloom - these flowers may
look colourful, but they're don't have the most attractive aroma, at least to humans!
This world famous centre works to rehabilitate orphaned and injured orangutans
helps return them to life in the forest. The sanctuary has a series of walking trails
through the forest so that you can explore yourself, or you could choose to watch one of
the twice daily feedings which take place on a platform amongst the trees. The Centre is
a highlight of any trip to Sabah, located only 25km north of Sandakan, on the east coast
of the island, which is a short 40 minute flight from Kota Kinabalu.
Take a trip down the second longest river in Malaysia and discover the magical tropical rainforest
which is home to the Orang-utan, and watch along the banks of the Kinabatangan River for
Proboscis monkeys and other wildlife. Dawn and dusk are the best times and you will enjoy boat
cruises at these times to look for proboscis monkeys, silver leaf and long tail macaques and,
if you’re lucky, elephants.
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