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Lok Kawi Wildlife Park

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Jalan Pintas, Penampang 89500, Malaysia
+60 88-765 793
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Half-Day Lok Kawi Wildlife Park from Kota Kinabalu
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good39%
  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“animal show” (85 reviews)
“entrance fee” (29 reviews)
“pygmy elephants” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jalan Pintas, Penampang 89500, Malaysia
+60 88-765 793
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are a few selling points to the Lok Kawi Wildlife park. Firstly, most of its animals are native to the island of Borneo and therefore when you fly in and out or look at Mount Kinabalu it gives you an idea of what's living...More

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose to visit the Wildlife park because I didn't have enough time to go to a proper animal sanctuary in Borneo. I regretted it! Yes it had all the animals it claimed to have, yes, some seemed fine but most were alone in small...More

1  Thank Rani-in-the-Sky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't understand the negative reviews - this is a wildlife park, not a zoo, so people shouldn't expect it to be huge. That being said, we spent a good 2 hours wandering round and seeing all the animals. There are a very large variety....More

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small zoo, with one tiger two sun bears,, one emu, one bird of paradise, one pair of hornbills, a few elephants and orangatangs etc, The animals are in small spaces which were not clean or well drained when it rained. No high...More

1  Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small zoo, clearly run on a tight budget. I understand that it largely deals with rescue animals and mostly they seem well cared for. Some however don’t have nearly enough space or things to occupy them. In particular, the tiger and the...More

1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

We visited the zoo in the afternoon during heavy rain! The entrance fee is cheap and there is plenty of parking. We spent 1-2 hrs at the park, this was enough. The park is suffering from a major lack of investment: many of the enclosures...More

2  Thank Nicola W
Reviewed January 6, 2018

We were keen to see all of the "must see" animals of Borneo while only having one day in Kota Kinabalu. This small zoo has them all. We were told it is a rescue zoo but is not for protecting and breeding endangered species. The...More

1  Thank Suziedtravel
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Can't understand the good reviews. Very poor animal conditions, tiger in particular looked very distressed.

1  Thank dragonannie
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

This mini zoo has a good variety of animals. We saw bearcats for the first time! That and seeing the Borneo elephants, deer, orangutans, tigers, honey bears and proboscis monkey were the highlights for us. The animal show at the auditorium is very interesting and...More

Thank Happybeachtime
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

If you have limited time in Kota Kinabalu but would still like to experience a sample of nature, this place would be most suitable. Just 14km from city centre. Entrance fee is really cheap. 20rm per adult. When you are here, you must must watch...More

Thank Maudena H
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March 10, 2017|
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Response from adventurouschic | Reviewed this property |
The show involves some macaws, civet and snake. Two shows in a day, i can't be sure of the show timing in the morning, if I remember correctly, it is around 10-11am, in the afternoon it is at 3.15pm.
August 16, 2016|
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Response from ChrisM64 | Reviewed this property |
I would imagine 10 til 4 it would be open,
May 15, 2016|
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Response from Henry C | Reviewed this property |
The best option is by Taxi, cost around RM30-40..the entrance fee should be RM20 for tourists. Cheers!