Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre, Kota Kinabalu

(1.9/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre is of the only remains of mangrove forest that once existed extensively along the coastal region of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Previously known as Likas Swamp or Likas Mangrove and later Kota Kinabalu City Bird Sanctuary, the Centre came foremost out of 20 wetlands selected by the Sabah Wetlands Inventory Committee in 1986.The Centre is an important refuge and feeding ground for many species of resident birds, as well as several migratory bird species from Northern Asia. In addition, it is a breeding ground for marine life protected by the Fishery Department of Sabah.Apart from providing shelter and food for both resident and migratory species of wildlife, wetlands also prevent salt build-up in surrounding freshwater supplies, stabilising sedimentation, storing nutrients and removing toxins.
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  • The wetlands centre was nice. I went on a Sunday during Chinese New Year, so it was very quiet. The boardwalks over the wetlands are very noisy, but if you stay still for a while you can see a lot of ...  more »
  • It is good to see that some nature has been preserved, and if you like nature you may want to visit this small mangrove. The exhibit about the fauna and flora, and the impact of human activity on envi...  more »
  • On our last day we visited this quiet place, hoping to see more birds and mangrove wetlands creatures. Disappointed with the conditions (lots of deferred maintenance) and relative lack of education an...  more »
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  • Nice place for teenagers to visit and to experience our mother nature⛅🌲
  • Nice Place to observe mangrove and bird!