About Sabah

ABOUT SABAH

Sabah, the North Borneo state, is abundant with beauty nature with unlimited adventure and leisure activities. A perfect place to discover the rainforest, caves, islands, beaches and etc. Experience and enjoy the mount climbing, relaxing on the white sandy beach, crystal clear water snorkelling & diving, trekking under the rainforest canopy, intricate limestone caving, white water rafting, wildlife observing and many more.

 

Tours in Sabah

Pre arranged traveling packages are popular choice among tourists. The geographical of Sabah, location of the attractions and transportations systems can be difficult for tourists to move around (in term cost, reliability and time). If you want to travel with smooth and convenient way, get a package from a reliable registered with Min of Tourism Malaysia travel agency or find out one of our tour packages – click here.

Most of the tour packages started from four (4) main cities below: –

  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Sandakan
  • Tawau
  • Lahad Datu

Sabah Time & Distance Map.

Sabah Time & Distance

 

Places of Interest

Kota Kinabalu

  • Mari Mari Cultural Village
  • Lok Kawi Wildlife Park
  • Monsopiad Cultural Village
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman Park
  • Sabah State Museum
  • Museum of Islamic Civilisation
  • Tanjung Aru Beach
  • State Mosque
  • City Mosque
  • Sabah Tourism Building
  • Tun Mustapha Gallery
  • Menara Tun Mustapha
  • Signal Hill Observatory Platform
  • Atkinson Clock Tower
  • Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre
  • Petagas War Memorial
  • Double Six Monument

Kota Kinabalu City Map

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Kinabalu Park

  • Mount Kinabalu

Ranau

  • Sabah Tea Garden
  • Poring Hot Springs
  • Kampung Luanti (Fish Massage)

Kundasang

  • Mesilau Nature Park

Tuaran

  • Kiulu White Water Rafting

Kuala Penyu

  • Pulau Tiga (Survivor Island)

Tenom

  • Padas White Water Rafting
  • Sabah Agricultural Park

Kinarut/Papar

  • KK Adventure Park

Kota Belud

  • Mantanani Island
  • Kampung Siasai (matchete-making centre)

Kudat

  • Simpang Mengayau Bay
  • Rungus Longhouse
  • Kampung Gombizau (Honeybee Farm)
  • Kampung Sumangkap (Gong Factory)
  • Kampung Tinagol (Rungus beads and handicraft-making)

Sandakan

  • Turtle Islands Park
  • Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Gomantong Cave
  • Agop Batu Tulug
  • Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary
  • Rainforest Discovery Centre
  • Rafflesia Information Centre
  • Lankayan Island
  • Libaran Island
  • Agnes Keith House
  • Sandakan Crocodile Farm
  • Sandakan Heritage Trail
  • Sandakan Memorial Park
  • Sabah Tea House

Sandakan City Map

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Tawau

  • Tawau Hills Park
  • Maliau Basin

Semporna

  • Mabul Island
  • Kapalai Island
  • Mataking Island

Lahad Datu

  • Tabin Wildlife Reserve
  • Danum Valley Conservation Area
  • Madai-Baturong Forest Reserve Nature Centre

 

Getting There/Transportation

The most popular way for tourists to get to Sabah by air via Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA). For international tourists, from countries such as Brunei Darussalam, China, Hong Kong, Taipei, Japan, Thailand, Philippines, Singapore and South Korea you can fly direct to Kota Kinabalu. While, tourists from other countries, you have to fly enroute Kuala Lumpur. For tourists from Labuan, Indonesia and Philippines, you can get there by sea and from Brunei by land.

Once in Sabah, you have a few options to get around. By air is the best option if you want to move from a city to another city in fastest time. From Kota Kinabalu International Airport, you can connect to Kudat, Lahad Datu, Sandakan and Tawau. By road is another option if you have more time to spend on your journey. Sabah’s road is not developed as Peninsular Malaysia and expect long distance journey if you want to visit places of attraction by road.

Long distance intercity public buses are available connect major cities offer comfortable ride with air conditioning. There are many bus providers on short distance from town to town too. To check on bus availability and book our ticket – click here. Vans which are converted to mini bus is one of the popular transport for tourists to move around in Sabah.