10 Things to Do in Sabah

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    Sabah, The Land below the Wind,

    Malaysia Borneo.

    TheBorneoPost.com, February 2012: Tourist arrivals in

    Sabah last year rose by 13.6 per cent to 2.84 million

    compared to 2010, said State Tourism, Culture and

    Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun yesterday.

    So, you are thinking of visiting Sabah? Many tourists puzzled

    when deciding on what to do in Sabah, they questioned:

    What can I do in Sabah?, Where can I go?, Where can I

    stay?, What food do they served?, and etc.

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    China's

    fourth

    rankingleader is

    impressed

    with Sabah's

    naturalbeauty and

    the goodwill

    of its

    people.DailyExpress.com,April 2012

    Fear not, we are going to guide you

    on to 10 most popular things to do in

    Sabah, places that you should go, finger-

    licking food that we offer. We also suggest

    you the nearest lodging places.

    With the kind hearted and goodwill

    people that you can find everywhere in

    Sabah, you will never feel left out in any

    activities. If you are in doubt, just ask,

    literacy in Sabah is from moderate to high

    level which means, our people can

    converse well in not only Malay language,

    their native languages and also English

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    1. Tunku Abdul Rahman

    Park

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    This park is named after our first

    Prime Minister of Malaysia, gazette in 1974

    as Sabahs 2nd national park, which

    comprises of 5 astonishing islands: Pulau

    Gaya, Pulau Sapi, Pulau Manukan, Pulau

    Mamutik, & Pulau Sulug. Surrounded by the

    shallow water & the uniquely-beauty of the

    coral reefs, it makes an interesting dive

    location for most of the experienced diver &

    underwater photographer. All of these

    islands only take 10-20minutes speedboat

    ride from the city of Kota Kinabalu!

    Recommended

    hotel for this

    activity:

    The Pacific

    Magellan Sutera

    Harbour

    From

    tripadvisor.com:

    This hotel is a fairy

    tale, the staffs are

    super, magic

    breakfast, spafantastic! All I

    advice everyone! ...

    Umid Y., Russia

    Click here to read more

    why customers love tostay here.

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    2. Sepilok Orang Utan

    Rehabilitation Centre

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    The most popular wildlife place in

    Sabah - The Sepilok Orang Utan

    Rehabilitation Centre! This centre was set-

    up in 1964 to orphan Orang Utans babies.

    Walking along the boardwalk, leading you to

    the Viewing gallery & the Feeding platform

    where you can watch them up-close. Imagine

    the exhilarating feelings Youll feel as if

    youre on another planet!

    Recommended

    hotel for this

    activity:

    Sepilok Jungle

    Resort

    Fromtripadvisor.com:

    pleasant enough

    place if you are

    expecting a

    backpacker type

    experience. Westayed in a fan

    room and the price

    of 69RM was very

    reasonable for a

    slightly small and

    dark but

    nonetheless cleanroom

    JaxLondon_UK,

    UK

    Click here to read why

    this is perfect for budgettravelers.

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    3. Sipadan Island

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    A heaven for scuba diving - theinternationally famous Sipadan islands.

    Classified as the richest ecosystems that

    formed on top of the extinct undersea

    volcano, this island comprises of 3,000

    species of fishes and hundreds of coral

    species, it would be a waste if you dont

    check out this place! Its also a residential

    schooling barracuda & big-eyed trivially.

    Recommended

    hotel for this

    activity:

    Borneo Global

    Sipadan

    Backpackers

    From

    tripadvisor.com:

    nice place. Little

    room, little toilet

    but is clean. Staff is

    polite andfriendlynearby

    beach but some far

    to downtown. If you

    want cheap one and

    dont mind to walk

    about 15 minutes. It

    is a good choice for

    you. Chien H.,

    Taiwan

    Click here to read this

    favourite hotel by divers

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    4. Tanjung Aru Beach

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    The beach named after the Casuarinas

    or the Aru tree. A spot where the greatest

    sunset on earth may be captivated, you canget seats at the ringside. There are varieties

    of food stalls lined up, which are open from

    morning till late at night.

    Want to have full-course meal? You

    can get it with a reasonable price at any of

    the restaurants nearby. This beach is also

    home to Shangri-La Tanjung Arus Resort,

    The Kinabalu Gold Club, & The Kinabalu

    Yacht Club.

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    Mount Kinabalu - the highest

    mountain in South East Asia (4,095.2m).Also known as Lows Peak which named

    after the first recorded ascent of Mount

    Kinabalus summit plateau on March 1851.

    Its a good challenge for those who love

    adventures!

    Recommended

    hotel for this

    activity:

    DVilla Rina Ria

    Lodge

    From

    tripadvisor.com:

    5-10min walk up to

    the NPprivate

    room which was

    basic, but very

    spacious, clean witha private balcony

    with absolutely

    fantastic views. The

    staffs are friendly

    and helpful, the

    food is pretty good,

    and it was a good

    spot to meet other

    travelers.

    Benji2024, England

    Click here for more

    great ravings from

    customers

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    6. Visit Tamu (Market)

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    There are many tamu around Sabah. The one

    that we loved most are Gaya Street (SundayMarket) and Tamu Penampang. What you can get

    in these 2 markets?

    Usually locals go for family Sunday outing to

    Gaya Street Sunday market, and the tourists also

    enjoy coming here as reasonable price souvenirsand Batik Sarong, varieties food, and even crafts

    and arts by the local artist.

    This area had been the central of Business

    district in Kota Kinabalu for more than hundreds

    of year!

    Longing to find the best vegetables and

    handicraft?

    Come to Tamu Penampang! Located at

    Dongonggon (15minutes driveway from Kota

    Kinabalu city), for those who loves to try

    something different, here you can find our famous

    tapai or lihing (rice wine), and bambangan (wild

    mango which was pickled).

    Recommended

    hotel for this

    activity:

    Hotel Sixty3

    (Kota Kinabalu)

    Taken from

    tripadvisors.com:

    Hotel location is

    excellent withextremely easy

    access to food

    outlets, banks and

    shopping malls.

    Situated at the end of

    the famous Jalan

    Gaya (Gaya Road), it

    is just a stone-throw

    away to where the

    Sunday Market is.

    Room is clean and

    well maintained,

    generously sized

    with big modern

    bathroom. Ironing

    board, a carrier bag

    plus two umbrellas

    were provided

    Sim W, Kuala

    Lumpur

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    about Hotel Sixty3

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    7. Must Eat

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    Want to try something different & unique?

    You must try our traditional Kadazandusuns

    specialties! Namely: Hinava, Pinasakan,

    Bambangan, and etc.

    Come to Nabalu (Bistro) Restaurant! For

    those who are afraid that their stomach cant stand

    unique food, no problem, there are other choices

    of food that you can choose ranging from Western

    food to any Asians food such as Chineses cuisine,

    Indians cuisine, Koreans cusine, Japaneses

    cuisine, etc. Grace Point, Kota Kinabalu (Tanjung

    Aru).

    Recommended

    hotel for this

    activity:

    Shangri-La

    Tanjung ArusResort & Spa

    Taken from

    tripadvisors.com:

    Rooms were

    clean and spacious.

    Staffs were

    extremely pleasant

    and helpful I only

    have good things to

    say about this

    hotel We had a

    wonderful stay and

    would definitelyrecommend this

    hotel to everyone.

    Zakera K, South

    Africa

    Click here to read morecustomer satisfied

    reviews

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    8. North Borneo Railway

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    Build on 1896 during the British colonial era,

    this railway reach Weston (Brunei Bay) from

    Tanjung Aru Station. Its operated every

    Wednesday & Saturday.

    For those who loved to travel by train to

    enjoy the beauty of nature, you should ride this

    train! With a moderate speed which can took up

    approximately 200 passengers, its a sure

    adventure that you just dont want to miss.

    Recommended

    hotel for this

    activity:

    Le Meridien

    Kota Kinabalu

    Taken from

    tripadvisor.com:

    hotel is a typical

    classic style Serviceto guests and excellent

    value for money A

    sea view room offers

    magnificent ocean

    views that provide so

    much interest with the

    hustle and bustle of

    the night markets, the

    activity of the fleet of

    colorful fishing

    vessels decided to

    return to Le

    Meridien because

    of its wonderful staff

    and the sheer pleasure

    from the experience of

    being in what felt like

    jam smack in the

    centre of the heart and

    soul of the city

    amwatson, South

    AustraliaClick here to book Le

    Meridien hotel

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    9. Jungle explore

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    So, you love to explore jungles, jungle

    trekking, hiking? Well, we have one of the best

    places for you to satisfy this passion of yours.

    Tawau Hills Park gazette in 1979, this breath-

    taking jungle is comprises a major landmark called

    Bombalai Hill and also other two hills namely

    Gunung Lucia and Gunung Magdalena.

    If you love to swim, just follow the nature

    trails, itll lead you to the waterfalls & hot spring,

    swim as you like! But beware for the deep steep

    for the weak swimmers.

    Recommended

    hotel for this

    activity:

    Promenade

    Hotel TawauTaken from

    tripadvisors.com:

    rooms are modern and

    very comfortable - we

    enjoyed watching a few

    new releases on the huge

    plasma! Breakfast was a

    huge buffet with a great

    selection of breads,

    pastries, French toast etc.

    I also used the gym which

    was included in the room

    rate sauna and Jacuzziwere nice food court in

    the LG floor of the

    shopping mall that is

    joined to the hotel which

    offers a decent selection

    and very good value 15-

    20mins walk into the

    town centre... We spent

    our free day in Tawau

    trekking in the Tawau

    hills national park -

    highly

    recommended! ...30-40

    RM each way in a taxi.

    marrrkechresident, China

    Click here reserve this

    hotel

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    10. Souvenirs

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    Last but not least, you wont want to go home

    empty-handed, right? Below is few pictures that I

    collected for your view. Pictures explain better

    than words!

    All these items you can get at Sabahs

    souvenirs shop at Filipino market in Kota

    Kinabalu!

    Recommended

    hotel for this

    activity:

    Gaya Centre

    Hotel

    Taken from

    tripadvisors.com:

    well located in KK

    city, Sandwiched

    between 2 shopping

    centres (Wisma

    Medeka and Suria

    Sabah). Only a short

    walk to Jesselton

    Point where you get

    on the boats for

    island hopping in

    TARP. We stayed on

    the 8th Floor with a

    Sea View, bottled

    water is provided

    daily include coffeeand tea making

    set Ratsin,

    Singapore

    Click here to check out

    why so many customers

    love this hotel

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