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Kinabalu Park

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Address: Malaysia
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Dominated by Mount Kinabalu, the park preserves tropical lowland forest and...

Dominated by Mount Kinabalu, the park preserves tropical lowland forest and wildlife.

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The fee entrance known as conservation fee is MYR 3 for adult. Upon passing the gate with your car, u can immediately turn left of the one way road and go to Botanical Garden... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Amril Hadri J
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mims florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were due to visit this Mountain National Park 6 years ago but I stupidly got lost in rainforest so trip had to be cancelled. The weather was fine for our trip from the cruise ship with very good views en route to about 5000 feet where Park entrance is. Fair roads. Our main interest was the Botanical Garden which... More 

Thank gwgMimsFlorida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fee entrance known as conservation fee is MYR 3 for adult. Upon passing the gate with your car, u can immediately turn left of the one way road and go to Botanical Garden located inside. The entrance fee for the garden is MYR 4 for adult. Watch out for slippery steps on wet day as most of the garden... More 

1 Thank Amril Hadri J
Shah Alam, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Things to do; - the Botanical Garden - the trails - the picture with Mount Kinabalu in the background and it is cool up there

1 Thank Mahadi8488
Lahad Datu, Malaysia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Expect to walk up and down the hill. It is a cooling atmosphere and love the fact I stay inside the loft-style suite hotel for two nights. Like the design and setting, but hate the fact that I need to wait for 30 minutes for the water heater to heat up and the roof is dripping when it is raining.

Thank clainlaw
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

The weather was nice and cooling. Did not do the climb but short walk along walkway. it was refreshing.

Thank JennKwan3380
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Though some of us conquered Mt Kinabalu, this was our first attempt in completing any other trails in Kinabalu National Park. This was also our city kids first step into a thick green oozy muddy rainforest. Their first too, to discover leeches and the tranquility of the forest. We spent almost 3 hours from entering the Kiau View Trail until... More 

5 Thank scrapmum
Kota Kinabalu District, Malaysia
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

to say a garden we imagine flowers every way, this time only a few flowers i saw! 3 type pf orchard blooming only ! not much to see

Thank chinkc46
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Had a great climbing trip for my 6 clients who went to climb this mountain. This is my 4th trip here and this time, it was full of surprises. We had a free upgrade to the Kinabalu Lodge when original was Grace lodge. To our surprise, it was fabulous for all of us. One thing was that, there was no... More 

Thank Jeremy T
Brno, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Since the weather conditions were not very good, we had to stay down under the Mountain. There are a couple of nice trails through the jungle. We haven't met a person during the whole morning, which was amazing! We also visited Mountain Garden. Totally worth seeing.

1 Thank Moncucak
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I did not do the hike up the mountain. Instead I wanted to go to this park to hike around and bird the area. I took a taxi from the airport which cost 90 MYR for a 2-2.5 hour journey. The drop off point is the at the only hotel in the park, where I was staying. You can get... More 

2 Thank Pilar V

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