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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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USD 57.00*
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Half-Day Lok Kawi Wildlife Park from Kota Kinabalu
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USD 55.00*
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Lok Kawi Wildlife Park
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  • Average29%
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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 3 weeks ago

Its a tired and dated zoo with elephants looking unhappy in small concrete enclosures. Its ok value at MR20 per person - Staff seem to care about the animals but it doesn't look to have the financial support or drive to update enclosures to modern...More

Thank Rod P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

the zoo was listed in sabah tourism map my kids saw the zoo listed, and was nagging to go and see the orang utans we went that about 12pm, visit the all animal...animals there was active feeding time start after 2pm...so advise to go there...More

1  Thank Reysshmen
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It's relatively cheap to enter for malaysians, and there's a variety of animals to see. Kids will probably enjoy it. However, some enclosures are rather smelly and needs to be cleaned more often.

Thank Kevin Y
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Had a free day in KK to kill after trekking and island hoping and decided to check out the wildlife park. I’m a 30s male and went with a similar aged mate. Read the mixed reviews but found the whole experience to have been above...More

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The enclosures are sometimes a bit of a step back in time, being a bit small and cage like - but improvements are obviously underway and things look like they will be much better in years to come. The animal show was fantastic and the...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Reasonable selection of animals to look at - would have liked to have seen some reptiles and not so much normal wildlife such as deer and cows but overall worth a visit and it wasn't an expensive visit Couple of hours will easily see what...More

Thank timothyg61
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a country that prides itself on Natural species management & it has many areas where that is true. THIS IS NOT ONE OF THEM the enclosures are divorce of any stimulation or natural shade. If you are an animal lover this place will...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Animals kept in very small enclosures, elephants exhibiting stress induced mental illness. Very sad to see animals kept like this.

Thank traveltotown
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Having seen some of these animals in their natural surrounds it was hard to see the sun bears, bear cats and monkies in particular in such small surrounds given there appeared to be more grounds around the zoo. Some of the animals looked over heated...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We shared a minibus out from KK, and got here in half an hour, opting for the early start (9.30) knowing it would be cooler and quieter. Cheap to go in ( only 20 ringgits each) and there was plenty to occupy us on our...More

1  Thank ydoom
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11 March 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.
16 August 2016|
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Response from ChrisM64 | Reviewed this property |
I would imagine 10 til 4 it would be open,
16 May 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!