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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Kinabalu Park, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

unless you have a knowledge of flora and fauna or you hire a guide to explain you about the plants and other stuff, this would be a waste of the fees paid. there are far more interesting and challenging trails (FREE) that can be enjoyed

Thank 13peejay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just your average forest. A lot of dead pitcher plants. Maybe it's a seasonal thing. Few fishes in the pond also.

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were last here 14 years ago. We loved it. Now, it is tired and seriously needs attention. Possibly a poor month to go, but the flowers are tatty. The paths are worn. It has suffered from too many people. When compared to other Gardens...More

1  Thank IanGIanG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must do, and walk around the nature trails. I wished we had planned to do the 3-4 day trek up the Mount Kinabalu, I am hoping to come again.

Thank JayenShah
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This outing requires stamina and energy. Be prepared to walk and wonder off the various path. At some point, remember to photograph Mountain Kinabalu, the highlight peak in Malaysia. The flora and fauna is amazing, do start early and enjoy the trek. Highly recommends if...More

Thank Emily2018_G_Scott
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We called i on our Borneo tour, and had a short wander about. There were some nice orchids, and other tropical flowers, and our guide explained them to us. But We have experienced better gardens.

1  Thank alisdair t
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Joined the guided tour at 12 pm which lasted about 1 hr. With the guided tour, it helps us to appreciate the garden better. The lady who guided us round the garden was knowledgeable and try to answer any question to her best ability. The...More

Thank BusymummyJR
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We took the Silau-Silau trail which is (apparently) quite popular and saw some lovely flowers. The only problem was right at the very end of the trail- the bridge was damaged without warning which required a very precarious crossing

Thank BobBonHere
Reviewed 21 May 2018

It's relaxing to be in the park communing with nature. It may be a bit far from the City Center but once you are there, all travel pains are paid off. It's great to travel early in the morning so you can see the beauty...More

Thank myles458
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The walk through the gardens is filled with joy and love. The gardens have so much to offer and each climb comes with rest spaces for those of us who may not be as strong as we were. With beautiful birds, flowers, monkeys and other...More

Thank Diaspora S
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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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