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Tawau Hills Park

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Air Terjun | Gudang 4, Bal Estate, Malaysia
+60 12-824 8052
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Visit with local NGO 1StopBorneo Wildlife to maximise wildlife vieiwing

This pristine primary rainforest is full of amazing, rare wildlife - I highly recommend visiting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alexandraaandersson
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Hong Kong, China
Amazing for trekking to see wildlife, specifically birds.

Went with a 1stopborneo tour guide Shavez, and another friend. We spent 4 days trekking in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chloberry113
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London, United Kingdom
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“bird watchers” (2 reviews)
“hot springs” (5 reviews)
“leech socks” (2 reviews)
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Air Terjun | Gudang 4, Bal Estate, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This pristine primary rainforest is full of amazing, rare wildlife - I highly recommend visiting with local NGO 1StopBorneo Wildlife, the guide was extremely knowledgeable and able to detect all manner of birds, reptiles and mammals that we would never have noticed wandering through the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a 1stopborneo tour guide Shavez, and another friend. We spent 4 days trekking in the jungle looking for hornbills specifically but also frogging at night, and we didn't come across a single person out in the jungle but saw all kinds of incredible...More

Thank Chloberry113
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed here from the 4th - 7th 2017 with my partner and had an awesome time. The rooms were cheap and clean, the jungle absolutely amazing. Saw gibbons/red leaf/macaques/monitors/hornbills everywhere/butterflies/orchids, nature abundant! Awesome trekking inside, with the paths beneath the mountain allowed to be explored...More

Thank Real L
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The Tawau River is the main river of the park and flows right through the middle , forming many natural deep water pools and waterfalls such as the beautiful, refreshing Table Waterfall. We took one of the nature trails that lead to waterfalls and hot...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Came here for the three main attractions 1. (Ex-)tallest tropical tree 2. Galas waterfall 3. Sulphur spring Sad to say but we left very disappointed. Not because of the place- it was great but of the poor management. We left from ticket counter with a...More

2  Thank mayooo87
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We went there after we were done with the snorkeling at Mabul. Took a mini bus which costs us RM15 per person to Tawau town and had to opt for another taxi which costs us RM50 one way (usually should be around RM40 one way)....More

1  Thank Vancyn S
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The park is our weekly weekend run stop but we did have the occassions now and then to go in to the recreational areas. The water is ideal for river bathing with spots for kids who do not know how to swim and there are...More

Thank blues_dm
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Half of the trails are closed and under construction. Same with the accommodations - only the more expensive ones are available right now. There is no bus going there - so get a cab from tawau city for about 30-40 rm BE WELL PREPARED for...More

3  Thank anmaas
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I've stayed here for 6 days, hiked up to Mt. Lucia and halfway to Mt. Magdanela. We spot a lot of interesting animals such as Gibbons, red leaf monkeys, several species of hornbills such as rhinoceros, white crown, black and etc, birds, civits, scorpions and...More

1  Thank Adzham F
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Make sure to be properly dressed, unlike us. We walked the two hour trek in shorts and T-shirt, which resulted in having to stop after every second step and sweep leeches off our legs - quite disgusting. When we finally came to the hotsprings, they...More

3  Thank Sebastian N
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