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Kinabalu Park, Sabah

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Explore Kinabalu Park, an area brimming with nature that became the country's first World Heritage Site in 2000. Established in 1964, the grounds stretch out across 754 sq km (291 sq mi) and surround Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in the country. Bring your identification books with you, because over 4,500 species of plant and animal life live here, including endemic species like the Kinabalu giant leech, the Kinabalu giant earthworm, and the Nepenthes rajah. A popular place with hikers and climbers, the range of peaks here offers plenty of excitement for even the most experienced practitioners. Use our Ranau holiday planner to arrange your visit to Kinabalu Park and other attractions in Ranau.
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  • If you are driving then you can drive up to the park and pay the entrance fees just before entering. Please be extra careful when you drive as the roads are narrow and steep. The last stop of the driv...  more »
  • We visited this World Heritage park by Dec 2016. We did not climb the mountain, we only strolling around at the foot mountain and enjoyed the nature view. This is most suitable for family with kids ju...  more »
  • Under the management of sutera sanctuary Lodge, the service is very excellent ,the food ,the people and of course the majestic mount kinabalu view ..  more »