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Wildlife and Nature day tours - Plus a trip to the Tip of Borneo

LOK KAWI WILDLIFE PARK EXPERIENCE

Tour Code: AOSBKI-LWB-001

The Lok Kawi Wildlife Park is run by Sabah Wildlife Department under the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment. The park covers about 280 acres of land which includes the Botanical Site managed by Sabah Forestry Department and the Zoological Site.

This family-oriented park features exotic and endangered species such as the Sumatran rhinoceros, the Proboscis monkeys, the Malayan tigers, the Orang Utan, the Borneo Pygmy elephants and colourful hornbill birds.

On the Botanical side, visitors can walk the 1.4 km trail that leads to the Herbal and Ginger Garden to catch a glimpse of the ever famous pitcher plant (nepenthes sp) and an opportunity to examine some rare plant species up close.

Itinerary: 08:00hrs Kota Kinabalu – 12:00hrs Lok Kawi Wildlife Park

  • Pick up from hotel lobby in the morning and depart for your tour to Lok Kawi Wildlife Park.
  • En route, visit Dongonggon town to experience our local market.
  • Depart Dongonggon market and continue your transfer to the Park.
  • Explore the Park together with your guide. The visit will take approximately 1 1/2 hours.
  • The Lok Kawi Wildife Park Animal Show is a must-see.
  • Proceed to a local restaurant for lunch before heading back to your hotel in Kota Kinabalu.

Highlights at Lok Kawi Wildlife Park

  • Lok Kawi Wildlife Park is opened 7 days weekly (9:30 am – 5 pm)
  • Animal Show – Time: 11am & 3pm (no show on Friday, school & public holidays)
  • Elephant Ride – Time: 10am & 2pm (only available on weekends, school and public holidays)
  • Animal Feeding Sessions (scheduled) – get map from ticket counter
  • Tram Service time: 10am, 11am, 2pm & 3pm (pay MYR 2 per person).

Kota Kinabalu Tour

Prices start from
Adults MYR225 per pax
Child MYR180 per pax

Tour Code: AOSBKI-LWB-001

Lok Kawi Wildlife Park photo by Ben J

Lok Kawi Wildlife Park

Lok Kawi Wildlife Park Animal Show

Lok Kawi Wildlife Park Animal Show – Funny & interactive

Mangrove River Cruise at Kampung Laya Laya

Mangrove River Cruise at Kampung Laya Laya

MANGROVE RIVER CRUISE

Tour Code: AOSBKI-MRC-001
Itinerary: 08.00am to 11.30am or 11.00am to 03.30pm

  • An hour drive from Kota Kinabalu reaches Kampung Laya Laya.
  • Arrived at jetty and uniquely using built Bamboo boat crossing the mangrove river followed by crab catching by showing method used by the Bajau local ethnic groups.
  • Activities followed by batik painting, Water sports on your optional account.
  • For those does not want to get wet, you may have fun with the volleyball & fishing with no extra charge.
  • Tea break consists of Tea Tarik and Roti Canai will be served.

Kota Kinabalu Tour

Prices start from
Adults RM160 per pax
Child RM80 per pax

Tour Code: AOSBKI-MRC-001

Rafflesia flower in Tambunan Sabah

Rafflesia flower in Tambunan Sabah

Butterfly at Kipandi Butterfly Park Sabah

Butterfly at Kipandi Butterfly Park Sabah

TAMBUNAN RAFFLESIA CENTRE & KIPANDI BUTTERFLY PARK & MAHUA WATERFALL

Tour Code: AOSBKI-TRM-001
Itinerary: 07:30hrs – 18:00hrs
Meet at hotel lobby. Depart to Tambunan, a district that is known for its largest Dusun population. The journey drives through the Crocker Range which offers ranges of different vegetation along the way and the chance to view the countryside.

En route, a stop at Kipandi Butterfly Park and be greeted by the sound of cicadas and birds upon entering the butterfly farm. A visit to the Butterfly Garden allows for a closer look at some of the rarest species of Butterfly like the Rajah Brooks and the Golden Birdwings. Visit The Insects Museum and The Native Plants Collection Park to see some of the endangered orchids and pitcher plants of Sabah.

Then continue the journey to the Rafflesia Information Centre. Upon arrival, be met by the centre’s ranger and proceed on with the jungle trek along the forest trail in search of Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world.

After a hard trek, enjoy a pack lunch at the nature hut while take pleasure in the beauty of the forest reserve.

After lunch, embark on the next place of interest – The Mahua Waterfall in Tambunan – which is located about 55 minutes from the Rafflesia Centre. Upon arrival at the Mahua Waterfall Park, trek for about 500 meters to the waterfall which offers magnificent view. At your leisure, feel free to have a dip in the fall or simply enjoy a picturesque view.

After a great expedition day, depart back for Kota Kinabalu to your respective hotel.

Rafflesia Information Centre
The duration of the jungle trek (from R.I.C to flower plot) varies as it depends on the flower plot visited. Entering the Forest Reserve (Conservation Rafflesia Plots) after 3:00pm is strictly prohibited.

Kipandi Butterfly Park
Kipandi Butterfly Park is located in Kampung Kipandi Moyog, Penampang and lies at an altitude of 700 meter a.s.l. in the heart of the Crocker range. Kipandi Butterfly Park is a beautiful place to explore and walk around.

Kota Kinabalu Tour

Prices start from
Adults MYR415 per pax
Child MYR332 per pax

Tour Code: AOSBKI-TRM-001

KUDAT – THE NORTHERN TIP OF BORNEO

Tour Code: AOSBKI-KNB-001

Itinerary: 07:30hrs – 15:00hrs

  • 7.30hrs Meet & pick up at hotel lobby and transfer to Kudat. Kudat is located at the Northern Tip of Borneo. Journey will take approximately 3 hours from Kota Kinabalu city, driving through scenic countryside, paddy fields, villages, oil palm plantation; local stalls selling handicraft and food items.
  • Along the way, make a brief stop at peanut’s stall, proceed on to make a visit to modern long house village at Sikuati. Here is a chance to mingle with the local natives and to take photos with them.
  • 11.30hrs Arrival at Northern Tip of Borneo, also known as Tanjung Simpang Mengayau which means ‘lingering junction’ as it is here that the South China Sea lingers and meets the Sulu Seas flowing from the east. As you stroll the beach, feast on the breathtaking views of the dramatic rocky outcrop and experience incomparable fascinating scenery of long stretch white sandy beach and the breeze of wind blow. The tip was blessed with wide publicity, especially in Borneo, through popular mass media like the 2003 book entitled “KUDAT”.
  • Thereafter, proceed to the Bavanggazo Village for a longhouse visit. Built entirely using local materials, it is home to the Rungus people community, a sub-tribe of the indigenous Kadazandusun. Observe their very own unique bead works, lifestyle and costumes.
  • Lunch will be served in traditional Rungus style.
  • 14:00hrs Depart for “Gong” making village, well known for its “Gong” making skill by its local artisan and finally Honey Bee Farm. You will be able to observe how a bee farm is managed a chance to get a taste of raw honey straight from the honeycomb!
  • 15:00hrs Head back to Kota Kinabalu and bid farewell to Kudat.

Highlights of Kudat – Tip Of Borneo Tour

  • Visit Tanjung Simpang Mengayau
  • Visit Kampung Bavanggazo – Rungus Longhouses
  • Visit Kampung Sumangkap – Gong Making Village
  • Visit Gombizau Honey Bee Farm
  • Traditional Rungus Lunch

Kota Kinabalu Tour

Prices start from
Adults MYR315 per pax
Child MYR252 per pax

Tour Code: AOSBKI-KNB-001

Tip of Borneo_by Stuart Shepherd

Tip of Borneo, Kudat Sabah

Rungus Woman photo by David Kirkland@SabahTourismBoard

See traditional Rungus handicraft in Kudat

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Category: Daily Tours
City/Region: Ex-Kota Kinabalu
Tour Code: AOSBKI-LWB-001
Pricing from: Adults RM160 per pax; Child RM120 per pax

 

Duration: 4 Hours
Package: LOK KAWI WILDLIFE PARK EXPERIENCE
Min Pax: 2 pax on SIC basis

Tour Availability: Everyday
Departure Time: 08:00hrs
Departure Point: Kota Kinabalu City Hotel
Return Time: 12:00hrs

Meals: Lunch
Includes:
Meals as Stated, Entrance Fees, Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach), and English Speaking Guide.

Things to bring:
Sun hat, sunblock lotion, comfortable walking shoes, raincoat or umbrella, camera.

Category: Daily Tours
City/Region: Ex-Kota Kinabalu
Tour Code: AOSBKI-MID-001
Pricing: From Adults RM160 per pax; Child (2 yrs to 11yrs) RM80 per pax

Duration: Half Day
Package: MANGROVE RIVER CRUISE
Min Pax: 2 pax on SIC basis

Tour Availability: Everyday
Departure Time: 08:00hrs OR 11:00hrs
Return Time: 11:30hrs OR 15:30hrs
Meals: Hi-Tea

Includes:
Land transport, English Speaking Guide, Boat Cruise, Crab catching demonstration, Batik painting and Hi Tea.

Things to bring:
Extra clothing, sunglasses, sun block lotion, insect repellent, hat/cap

Clothes to wear:
Thin or quick dry t-shirt, shoes or sandals, no slipper and light back pack to keep your personal stuff

Category: Daily Tours
City/Region: Ex-Kota Kinabalu
Tour Code: AOSBKI-TRM-001

Duration: Full Day
Package: TAMBUNAN RAFFLESIA CENTRE & KIPANDI BUTTERFLY PARK & MAHUA WATERFALL
Min Pax: 2 pax on SIC basis
Pricing from: Adults RM330 per pax; Child RM245

Tour Availability: Everyday
Departure Time: 07:30hrs
Departure Point: Kota Kinabalu City Hotel
Return Time: 18:00hrs

Meals: Lunch

Includes:
Entrance Fees to Kipandi Butterfly Park, Rafflesia Information Centre & Mahua Waterfall, Ranger Guide Fee, Return Hotel Transfer (Seat-In-Coach), Meal as stated and English Speaking Guide

Outskirt Hotels Pick-Up & Drop Off Surcharge:
Additional charges of MYR 30 nett per pax are chargeable for outskirt hotels pick-ups. Outskirt Hotels include Rasa Ria, Nexus, Sabandar, Mimpian Jadi, Langkah Syabas, Beringgis Resort, Kasih Sayang, etc.

Things to bring:
Comfortable walking shoes, umbrella/cap, insect repellent, drinking water, camera.

Clothes to wear:
Guest is advised to wear comfortable trekking shoes in the attempt to trek through the Rafflesia Information Centre’s challenging terrain.

Category: Daily Tours
City/Region: Ex-Kota Kinabalu
Tour Code: AOSBKI-KNB-001

Duration: Full Day
Package: KUDAT – THE NORTHERN TIP OF BORNEO
Min Pax: 2 pax on SIC basis
Pricing from: Adults RM230 per pax; Child RM200 per pax

Tour Availability: Everyday
Departure Time: 07:30hrs
Departure Point: Kota Kinabalu City Hotel
Return Time: 19:00hrs

Meals: Lunch

Includes:
Hotel Pickup & Drop off, Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach), Meals as Stated, English Speaking Guide, Entrance Fees.

Excludes:
Personal Expenses, Tipping, Any Items Not Mentioned

Outskirt Hotels Pick-Up & Drop Off Surcharge:
Additional charges of MYR 30 nett per pax are chargeable for outskirt hotels pick-ups. Outskirt Hotels include Rasa Ria, Nexus, Sabandar, Mimpian Jadi, Langkah Syabas, Beringgis Resort, Kasih Sayang, etc.

Things to bring:
Comfortable walking shoes, umbrella/cap, insect repellent, drinking water, camera.

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