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Kota Kinabalu City Bird Sanctuary

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Jalan Bukit Upper Bendera | Likas, Kota Kinabalu 88400, Malaysia
+60 88-246 955
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Large sanctuary that's good for wandering around

We walked here from KL station. It's about 45 minutes walk up a hill, so bring water. The entrance... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2016
Kryptikmo
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
No birds!

It's part of the wetland and when we arrive it was mid day and the mangrove land was dried during... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2015
KK2104
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Kota Kinabalu City Bird Sanctuary or KKCBS is a haven for wildlife right in the heart of the city. This 24-hectare patch of mangrove forest is the only remaining patch of an extensive mangrove forest that once existed around the coastal town of Kota Kinabalu.
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Jul 28, 2017
“Not great”
Aug 19, 2017
“Not great”
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Jalan Bukit Upper Bendera | Likas, Kota Kinabalu 88400, Malaysia
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+60 88-246 955
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Reviewed January 18, 2016

We walked here from KL station. It's about 45 minutes walk up a hill, so bring water. The entrance fee is suprisingly expensive, but includes a show in the afternoon at the open air auditorium. There are a lot of birds in cages and loads...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2015

It's part of the wetland and when we arrive it was mid day and the mangrove land was dried during the low tide and we did not see a single bird accept for the many spider cobs and mosquitoes. You have to use insect repellent...More

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Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Very disappointing visit. We were all excited to see this bird park but went dud to see this pathetic place lots of litter around . Birds in filth. Don't waste your time and money better to visit Lok Kawi wild life park

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Reviewed November 8, 2015

It is located in the area of Likas. A place where you can watch birds in Kota Kinabalu. If you can tight budget or tight timetable, just go to the hotel reception or go to your travel agent and ask for this place, then you...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

This is a shame ..Completely run down and litter everywhere ..decking in need of repair and plastic bottles everywhere in the water ..Viewing area at far end of the decking 40 minute walk ..Did not see a feathered creature anywhere ...Will not return.

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Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had a nice walk around and the trees and birdsong were lovely BUT someone needs to do clean up alot and teach people not to drop rubbish everywhere. Please fix up. It will be really nice then!

5  Thank Sunshine C
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Reviewed April 26, 2014

I went there today and had a 30-minute walk around the forest but there are no birds to see at all. Of course the birds have their own free wild life so they are not supposed to wait for tourists to stare at them, but,...More

2  Thank Milchik
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

I made a trip to this place and i was the first one to arrive, nothing to watch really, i only saw only a white stork, and i could hear other singing birds. the place has an issue with plastic bottels and rubber shoes they...More

3  Thank jabir o
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Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

We went later in the day (4 pm) which by then, most of the birds were already roosting for the night. So, the prevalent species we saw was junk in the water. And lots of it - plastic bottles, flip flops, plastic bags, etc. On...More

2  Thank lennyjames33
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Reviewed December 10, 2013

I walked to the Bird Sanctuary / Wetlands Centre early one morning via Signal Hill and returned after spending 2 hours there along the coast road. You need to be there early to see the birds and I entered before the place was officially open...More

7  Thank Dannyxb
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