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Mount Kinabalu

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Address: 88300, Malaysia
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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2 days trekking around the park

We didn't climb the mountain but spent 2 days walking around the trails. The staff in the visitor reception are really helpful. The liwagu trail was great which runs along the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Catherine H
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81 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't climb the mountain but spent 2 days walking around the trails. The staff in the visitor reception are really helpful. The liwagu trail was great which runs along the river, as it has lovely views and some great wildlife. We got transport up and walked down this trail, which suited us. At the top of this trail (the... More 

1 Thank Catherine H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am returning to Mt Kinablu again after 16 years. I would say that the park people had maintained the place well. The road and villa are well kept, if a little old. The damages from the recent earthquake are not evident from this trip. I joined the Amazing Borneo Tour company for the 2 days 1 night climb. The... More 

1 Thank thanni999
Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

W went on a day trip from KK and visited the Botanical Garden and Poring Hot Spring. A waste of time and money. I guess the best thing to do is to climb the mountain or do some day trekking if you do not have two days.

2 Thank Rauldf75
Medellin, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a nice park to do other hikes as well but I think it's over rated and like the most parks in Borneo the hikes are steep, no good for somebody with bad knies. If you want to see birds or ather animals go somewhere where it is less busy. Poring hotprings is better also intrance to the Kota Kinabalu... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with another pal during early July with Amazing Borneo. To my understanding they offer higher end itinerary so the transports and stays were great. Not the cheapest but peace in mind. We booked for 3D2N package via Ferrata (lows peak circuit). Got picked up at our hotel in kk and to our first night stay at Kinabalu pine resort.... More 

3 Thank iLoveBahkuteh
Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We climbed through Downbelow Adventures and it was fantastic. Our guide was so friendly and helpful, and the accommodation was a 4 bed dorm room and was very comfortable. The food itself was fantastic was you consider everything has to be carried up the mountain. In terms of the climb itself, it was HARD. I've ready lots of reviews that... More 

1 Thank Lydia B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'll be honest there was moments when I was asking why am I doing this to myself. But when you get to the top and the sun starts to rise and you are stood above the clouds you quickly develop goldfish memory and forget the agony. But I'm a weakling. Normal people may be fine. It's 4095m high it took... More 

1 Thank Reem D
Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the hike for sure! Its not that tough, fairly easy, not high altitude or anything. Beautiful view from the top, very rainforresty on the path. Wear good comfy worn-in shoes you dont mind getting dirty..

1 Thank Tabitha A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there because I wanted to see what kind of animals i will find at night and day during my stay. This place is amazing for birders and froggers

Thank Shavez C
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Did a day tour with Borneo Eco Tours who I would absolutely recommend as the company is brilliant to deal with. Stopped at a market on the way up to Mt Kinabalu which had lots of beautiful fruit and vegetables and a bit of touristy souvenirs. Then continued to Mt Kinabalu park where we went on a guided walk through... More 

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