Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre, Kota Kinabalu

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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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TripAdvisor
  • We haven't been here a little while ago and just a wonderful venue that was too hot when we went but and encouraged everyone to visit it
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  • I was expecting more things too see but since today is the International Wetland Day, I gained lots of new informations that are very useful especially for all of us as the community to know the aware...  more »
  • 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 »
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  • Nice place for teenagers to visit and to experience our mother nature⛅🌲
  • Nice Place to observe mangrove and bird!