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| Kinabalu Park, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday

It takes about an hour to walk the gardens but to see the tropical flowers and especially the carnivorous trumpet flower up close and personal makes for a pleasant stroll

Thank KeenTraveller12372
Reviewed 3 days ago

Botanical garden has variety of orchids , which are placed here from all across the Kota Kinabalu park for travellers convenience and its too good to believe. Our Guide took us through the garden and explained in detail about orchids ( without guide you wont...More

Thank adikeshavan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are easily accessible. There is a large variety of tropical plants, especially native orchids. B oard walks are great.

Thank FredGaroni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience. Don’t be fooled by the scale of it though, it is a very hard climb due to the altitude and the changing weather climate.

Thank George E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The national park was a pleasant walk, many of the trails were closed because of landslides. The temperature was a lot cooler compared to the towns, but still not cold. There's not much wildlife other than insects. But nice to get out of the town....More

Thank Alexander_NSN
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We went to the national park to see a mountain rainforest. It was nice to experience cooler temperatures. The park is also very peaceful and clean. However, there isn't much to do if you aren't there to make the climb up the mountain. Apparently there...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The Mount Kinabalu National Park/Botanic Gardens are a must visit. There are plenty of attractions in the park so some research before you travel will enhance your trip. Entry RM 15 for "foreign" visitors. Highly recommended !

Thank daf57
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The weather is perfect and being in this garden feels great. We didn't take any tour so we finish rounding the place pretty quickly. I think you will learn a lot more great deal if you have a guide but my 7 years old was...More

Thank WaiMun L
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Refreshing place to go to when you visit the Mt. Kinabalu National Park. You get to see different plant varieties that are best grown or abundant in Sabah, and the place is just like a Sanctuary: cool, green and refreshing.

Thank C L
Reviewed 15 August 2018

There is a one hour guided tour offered a couple of times per day and I highly recommend attending. Our guide pointed out many interested plants that I would have normally breezed by. Learning more about the plants themselves, as well as their uses by...More

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MelYeo
8 July 2018|
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Response from Emily2018_G_Scott | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mel Yeo, We rented a car and drove up because we also visited other attractions other than the garden. There’s Poring Hotspring and other stops you can make on the way down. I suggest you get your hotel concierge to give... More
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Platinumshadow
1 November 2017|
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Response from IngridB_Amsterdam | Reviewed this property |
We did this as a daytrip from Kota Kinabalu. We had pre-arranged a tour via Borneo Eco Tours. I guess local agents can arrange this trip or alternatively rent a car yourselve. It is a easy to drive and daytrip. You can hire... More
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