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Sabah : East Malaysia / BORNEO MALAYSIA - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
  Welcome
 
  Sabah Map 1
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  Eco Treasures
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  PLACES OF INTEREST :
 
  Beach Holiday
  Island Holiday
  National Parks
  Tamu Sunday Market
  Golfing
 
  KOTA KINABALU (KK):
 
  General Info
 
  Tourist Attraction
  Aquarium & Marine Museum
  Handicraft Market
  Jesselton Point Waterfront
  Kipandi Butterfly Park
  Lok Kawi Wildlife Park
  Monsopiad Cultural Village
  Tunku Abdul Rahman Park
 
  BEAUFORT:
 
  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
  KENINGAU:
 
  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
  Crocker Range National Park
 
  TENOM:
 
  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
  Agriculture Park
 
  KOTA BELUD:
 
  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
  Pulau Mantanani Island
  Tamu (Sunday Market)
 
  KUALA PENYU:
 
  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
  Pulau Tiga Park
 
  KUDAT:
 
  General Info
 
  Beautiful Beaches
  Island, Diving & Fishing
  Tanjung Simpang Mengayau
 
  Rungus Longhouse
  Honey Bee Village
  Gong Making
  Tamu Kudat
 
  KUNDASANG & RANAU:
 
  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
  Fish Massage
  Kundasang War Memorial
  Sabah Tea Garden
 
  Kinabalu Park
 
  General Info
  Flora & Fauna
  People Of Mount Kinabalu
  Poring Hot Springs
 
  Trails Of Wonder
  The Summit Trail
  The Mesilau Route
  Climbing To The Peak
  Via Ferrata
  Trails Map
 
  PAPAR:
 
  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
  SIPITANG:
 
  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
  TUARAN:
 
  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
  Crocodile Farm
 
  SANDAKAN:
 
  General Info
 
  Tourist Attraction
  Agnes Keith House
  Gomantong Cave
  Lower Kinabatangan River
  Rainforest Development Centre
  Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary
  Turtle Island Park
 
  LAHAD DATU:
 
  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
  Danum Valley
  Tabin Wildlife Reserve
 
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  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
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  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
  Bukit Gemok
  Tawau Hills Park
 
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SABAH - EAST MALAYSIA / BORNEO MALAYSIA

PAPAR : General Info & Tourist Attraction

 
 

PAPAR

DISTRICT

 

The agricultural town of Papar is situated 38.5 kilometers from the State Capital, Kota Kinabalu. Journey from Kota Kinabalu to reach Papar takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour by car and 1 hour and 30 minutes by train. The most popular spot in the Papar district is its Tamu (Sunday market) which opens every Sunday from 6a.m to 1.30p.m. The Tamu offers a wide variety of juicy local fruits, unique Sabahan handicrafts, fresh vegetables, fish, and many more. Visitors who take the train will get to cross the Papar River over a steel trestle bridge as Papar, the ?Rice Bowl of Sabah? comes into view.

 
 

GETTING THERE

Getting There Visitors intending to visit Papar can come either by train, bus, or taxi. Visitors may take the train at the Tanjung Aru Train Station to reach Papar Train Station. From Monday to Saturday, the train is scheduled to depart at 7.45a.m and on Sunday, the train departures are scheduled at 7.45a.m and 1.35p.m. Train fare per person is RM1.85 per way. Buses to Papar can be taken at the Bus Station if front of Wawasan Plaza; drop off point is at the Papar Bus Station. Please communicate with the bus driver or the conductor regarding your desired drop off point. Buses are available daily from 6.30a.m to 6p.m. Bus fare is RM5 per person/way. Otherwise, visitors with extra budget allocation can take a taxi (from taxi station near Merdeka field) to Papar. Taxi fare is RM50 per taxi/way.

 
 

PULAU DINAWAN ISLAND

 

 

Surrounded by the serene waters of South China Sea, Dinawan Island is reachable via speedboat from the Marina Sutera jetty in approximately 25 minutes. This premier island resort is built on a lustrous tropical rainforest in the midst of clear, blue sea with warm and gentle blowing sea breeze. It is built with minimum disturbance to the natural surroundings - an excellent place to engulf oneself in tranquil island atmosphere. A stay in the resort will give visitors a taste of untainted nature at its divine best! Be thrilled by the sights and sounds of squawking hornbills flying free in the rainforests, and enjoy a breathtaking view of the majestic Mount Kinabalu in the morning.  Guests can entertain themselves with a myriad of exciting activities such as snorkeling, sea walking, scuba diving, and other water sports. Other available activities include day and night fishing, a game of pool, and a game of mahjong. Guests can also enhance their zen experience by getting a traditional massage. For queries regarding overnight accommodation, please refer to tour operator.

 
 
 

KAWANG FOREST CENTRE

 

The verdant 1, 551 hectare Kawang Forest Reserve is situated in Kawang; somewhere along the Kota Kinabalu ? Papar road, about 23 kilometers from KK city and 30 kilometers from Papar town. This forest reserve was gazetted on March 16, 1957 in an effort to preserve and sustain the biodiversity of the Primary Forest Reserve. In 1984, it was re-classified as a Second Class Domestic Forest Reserve.

 

The main function of this forest reserve is to supply gravity water to the locals living within its proximity. Adventurous nature lovers will truly appreciate a jungle trekking expedition in the Kawang Forest Centre. Thinking of roughing it for a night? The Kawang Forest Centre makes an excellent spot for camping and other recreational activities. Those who are neither afraid of the dark nor repelled by bad smell should also explore the bat cave for more thrills and spills.

 

The Kawang Forest Reserve is equipped with facilities such as an information centre, changing room, toilet, 10 units of camping site, and 3 units of chalet. It is open to visitors daily from 8am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4.30pm every day except Fridays, and 8am to 11.30am and 2pm to 4.30pm on Fridays. A visit to the Kawang Forest Centre guarantees heaps of fun and provides quintessential nature education for the urban dwellers.

 
 
 

KK ADVENTURE PARK

 

Located at Kampung Beringgis, Kinarut; The KK Adventure Park is especially designed to suit the penchants of unremitting adrenaline junkies who thrive on adventures. Visitors can look forward to a smorgasbord of adrenaline pumping activities such as quad biking, riding on the beach buggies, bungee trampolines, high rope challenges, kayaking, doing the flying fox, wall climbing, taking the high ropes course challenge, giant chess, miniature golfing, as well as participating in Ken?s hidden treasure hunting.

 

The KK Adventure Park is open daily from 9am to 6pm.

 
 
 
 
PAPAR : General Info & Tourist Attraction
SABAH - EAST MALAYSIA / BORNEO MALAYSIA