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Tambunan Rafflesia Reserve

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Address: Kota Kinabalu_Tambunan Highway | 59 km from Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Tambunan Day Trip from Kota Kinabalu: Rafflesia Flower and Rainforest Trek
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Visit to Raffdlesia flower

This was fun to see .. we spotted a notice on the roadside to tell us the flower was in bloom and it did look spectacular.

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

This was fun to see .. we spotted a notice on the roadside to tell us the flower was in bloom and it did look spectacular.

Thank snowy434
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We visited as part of a tour and thought it was great. One of the flowers had just bloomed overnight. Clambering down through the jungle hanging on to ropes was fun and the rafflesia priceii that we saw was beautiful, it was great to see something so different

Thank Becky C
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

When we visited there were two in flower ,we liked it because it is the largest flower we have seen .

Thank annibear
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

This place is the site where we can see world largest flower. Come and you will never be disappointed with the beautiful view.

Thank samCdave s
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Honestly RM20/person is kind of a rip-off. And there's nothing to see but only one Rafflesia! We thought it would be like a garden (maybe not full of) but at least more than one Rafflesia to see...Anyway, not worth visiting.

Thank 家寧 石
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

I visited here was wanted to see this flower as its native only to here, they gave one in London. Kew Gardens but they charged ridiculous amounts of money to see. The got to see the flower in bud state, just starting to open up , full flower and during off. When I arrived the flower was starting to smell... More 

Thank Livingmydream68
Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were in a tour Kota Kinabalu National Park and the guide asked if we wanted to visit the Tambunan Rafflesia Reserve, was just a bit more and we decide to visit it, was interesting but I recommend it just if you were in a tour already, don't bother to go just for it.

Thank giovanagiannoni
Poole, Dorset
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were passing on our way from Mount Kinabalu when we saw the sign. You walk down a long track to a wooded area and the Rafflesia is growing under the trees. We were very lucky to see it as it flowers for such a short time. There were two young girls who told us about the flower and there... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

not much to do, great beaches away from polluted towns, very dirty otherwise. Food not great. If you like fish morning noon and night then ok. Won't go back though.

Thank 123chitra
Oradea, Romania
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

Rafflesia is beautiful rare flower, which growns only in S-E Asia. The entrance price in reserve is 30 RM, about 8-9 Euro

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