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Kipandi Butterfly Farm

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#2 of 3 things to do in Tambunan Features Animals
KM36, Jalan Penampang, Tambunan, Malaysia
+60 13-873 9092
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A small jungle experience with a gruesome-insects museum.

The butterfly park is a interesting stop on the road from Penampang to Tambunan. The Sabah... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Divonne-les-Bains, France
Not many butterflys but very interesting orchids

It is a pleasant about 1 hour drive from Kota Kinabalu into some beautiful mountain ranges. When we... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
Langkawi, Malaysia
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2 Feb 2017
“A small jungle experience with a gruesome-insects museum.”
6 Dec 2016
“Not many butterflys but very interesting orchids”
KM36, Jalan Penampang, Tambunan, Malaysia
+60 13-873 9092
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

The butterfly park is a interesting stop on the road from Penampang to Tambunan. The Sabah authorities seem to make an effort in lining this road with tourist attractions. Further towards Tanbunan is a Rafflesia center and a Botanical garden is under construction. The butterfly...More

Thank Anne-and-Klaus
Reviewed 7 December 2016

It is a pleasant about 1 hour drive from Kota Kinabalu into some beautiful mountain ranges. When we got to the gate we were informed, that unfortunately due to recent weather conditions there was very few butterflies. We received a reduced price. I went with...More

1  Thank naturelover222
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Took almost 1 hour drive from Kota Kinabalu. Visit here in August and it is not the good time of the year to see butterflies. According to the staff here, the perfect time os in January to April, before noon. Anyway, we paid RM10/pax to...More

1  Thank Nooraishah S
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Spent about 90mins here. Was rm10 to get in and kids were free. There is a nice room of all the insects that probably at one time been in the park. Hard to imagine all the different kinds of bugs you can see. Nice short...More

1  Thank hedger9uk
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I rented a car in Kota Kinabalu and stopped here on a drive across the Crocker Range to Tambunan. The scenery en route is spectacular, and the butterfly farm was worth a visit. There were quite a few butterflies around (in late December,) but unfortunately...More

1  Thank Donald R
Reviewed 24 January 2014

Just came back from a flora trip to Sabah which includes a trip to the Kipandi Park. Entrance fee was RM10 for Malaysians. This park was originally started by an entomologist, Dr Steven Chew as a conservation project with Sabah Wildlife Department to breed endangered...More

6  Thank pinkgiwaffe
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Not many butterfly's or variety, whole place looked rather sad,the only saving was the display of Wild Orchids.

1  Thank Michael-Barry
Reviewed 24 May 2013

We went to Kipandi butteryfly farm on other Trip Advisor's recommendations and so glad we did. It is not on too many tour itineraries but perhaps with demand it might get there because it is worth it. We negotiated a fare with one of the...More

3  Thank paulsa60
Reviewed 25 March 2013

My husband found this little gem online....it's a butterfly and moth park but also they have gorgeous gardens featuring orchids, hoyas and other plants. There are no tours direct so we hired a taxi....Takes approx 45 mins each way depending on traffic in KK but...More

2  Thank DonandElaine
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Apparently February isn't the best time to see butterflies. And also the fact that very hot temperatures deter butterflies.It was 90 minutes drive from KK town. Despite all that, our visit to the farm was a worthwhile one. Our guide was a friendly person &...More

Thank Nagen_Dr
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