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Sabah : East Malaysia / BORNEO MALAYSIA - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
  Welcome
 
  Sabah Map 1
  Sabah Map 2
   
  Eco Treasures
  Celebrations & Festivals
  Unique Ethnic Group
 
  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
 
  SEMPORNA:
 
  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
  TAWAU:
 
  General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
  Bukit Gemok
  Tawau Hills Park
 
Labuan (Federal Territory) : East Malaysia / BORNEO MALAYSIA - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
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SABAH - EAST MALAYSIA / BORNEO MALAYSIA
TUARAN : General Info & Tourist Attraction
 
 

TUARAN TOWN

 

The Tuaran town is located in the West Coast Division of Sabah; the most famous landmark of this town would be the nine-storey Chinese pagoda. The town also serves as a good stopover town for travelers from the northern towns (Kudat, Kota Marudu, Kota Belud and Tenghilan) to the state capital of Kota Kinabalu. Every Sunday morning, there will be a tamu (big open market) held by the native traders. Here is where the harvests of produce from nearby villages and sometimes even nearby towns are brought to the market. Tuaran is also famous for the delicious Tuaran mee and the bahar - a traditional Lotud liquor made from coconut sap and a special kind of tree bark.

 
 
BORNEO KELLEYBAYS
 

 

For families scouring for a perfect getaway destination, and companies planning to hold MICE group trips; Borneo Kellybays might as well be the place to check out. Outdoorsy visitors can relish a wide range of activities such as camping, mangrove cruises, crab catching, and water sports. Those fancying a more relaxed mode can enjoy batik painting, watch a cooking demonstration, or indulge in the spa the foot reflexology centre. Located in Kampung Mukin Paya, Laya-laya, Tuaran; it takes 45 minutes by road to reach Borneo Kellybays from Kota Kinabalu.

 
 
 
KIULU WHITE WATER RAFTING
 

 

The Kiulu River white water rafting is a trip that suits those seeking a moderately adventurous and relaxing trip. The furthest rafting distance is 15 kilometers when the water level is high, and 7 kilometers of excursions at normal water level. The grade is between 1 to 2. Kiulu River is located at Kampung Pukak Kiulu, about 1 hour drive from Kota Kinabalu (42 kilometers away). For more information, please contact tour operators for White Water Rafting Package.

 
 
 
TAMU TAMPARULI
 

Welcome to Tamparuli - home of the famous ?Jambatan Tamparuli', a favourite folk song of the Kadazandusun people of Sabah which tells of a hanging bridge and the story a young girl who accidentally loses her shoe while crossing. Located some 42km from Kota Kinabalu, Tamparuli holds its weekly tamu (market) every Wednesday in the town centre. Like most tamu, this is the best place to watch the local folks mingle as they do business. Fresh produce is often on display, as well as a variety of unique delicacies such as bambangan (a sour mango-like fruit preserved in jars and often served to complement main meals) and rice wine, known as tapai or lihing. You can find just about anything here, from clothing to livestock - so it's sure to be a shopping experience like no other!

 

Held On

Wednesday at Tamparuli Town

 

Opening Hours

Most ?tamu' operate as early as 6am and close by 2:00pm.

 

Getting There

Tamparuli is only 40 minutes by car from KK City. Take a bus from the bus station in front of Wawasan Plaza for RM3.00 per person per way. Be sure to communicate with the bus driver to indicate your drop-off point. The drop-off point is usually also the pick-up point for your return journey. Buses run from 7:30am to 5:00pm.

 
 
 
TAMU TUARAN
 

When in Tuaran, be sure to visit the bustling weekly tamu (market). Once a week, the town centre comes alive with a variety of sights, sounds and smells. Early birds can grab a variety of local delicacies for breakfast, including pastries and cakes such as kuih lapis and fried noodles. Check out the fresh fruits and vegetables as well as the unique local crafts. The Kadazandusun of Tuaran are known for their handwoven baskets and the tamu is the perfect place for a good bargain.

 

Held On

Sundays at Tuaran Town

 

Opening Hours

Most ?tamu' operate as early as 6am and close by 2:00pm

 

Getting There

Tuaran is only 40 minutes by car from KK City. Take a bus from the bus station in front of Wawasan Plaza for RM3.00 per person per way. Be sure to communicate with the bus driver to indicate your drop-off point. The drop-off point is usually also the pick-up point for your return journey. Buses run from 7:30am to 5:00pm.

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