Signal Hill Observatory Platform, Kota Kinabalu

(2.5/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
From the top of Signal Hill Observatory Platform you can see Kota Kinabalu from above. Reach the summit by car or by climbing the 250 or so steps, and then see if you can make out the bay just beyond the high rises. If you choose to climb the steps, you will be thankful for the refreshments sold by the viewing platform's resident kiosk. Add Signal Hill Observatory Platform and other attractions to your Kota Kinabalu trip itinerary using our Kota Kinabalu vacation route planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Can see KK view and its really nice to enjoy your sightseeing whlie waiting for sunset. Easy to go and a lot of public transports and easy access within the town. 
  • The Signal Hill is just a slightly above the tallest buliding in Kota Kinabalu(KK). The scenery of KK is just OK. It is not spectacular at all. The view of the sea and islands off KK are partly blocke...  more »
  • Our taxi driver asked if we wanted to stop at this viewpoint on our way back from the Wetlands centre. We did so very briefly just to experience the view over the city. We would not have made a specia...  more »
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  • Provides for panoramic views over Kota Kinabalu, easily accessible from central Kota Kinabalu. The walk up to Signal Hill up the steps closest to the platform provides the feeling of almost being in the rainforest. And its free! I'd suggest anybody visiting KK with half a day free should visit the viewing platform.
  • The view is ok. But block by buildings. The restaurant is shitt. Food are not nice. We had worse pesang goring there. The restaurant owner is very rude as well. Good to go if u hv extra time, not must go place in kk.
  • Nice place, windy, clean, relaxing, but still hv a few tall buildings blocking the seaview
  • Good location for morning sport from foot hill. Good panomaric of city.
  • We stopped by this place in the middle of the day. There is a small kiosk there and toilets. The view is not that great as most of it is blocked by nearby buildings. So it is not worth going out of your way to check out this place.