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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Kinabalu Park, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There is a one hour guided tour offered a couple of times per day and I highly recommend attending. Our guide pointed out many interested plants that I would have normally breezed by. Learning more about the plants themselves, as well as their uses by...More

Thank travelingfool49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we took our honeymoon pictures here even saw a real Hibiscus giant flower, star of Malaysia. Highly recommend it.

Thank whitetiger2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide was good but the gardens are smallish. Nice stop off between KK and Sandakan or if you want to see the mountain but not worth a trip on its own.

Thank TraveldadLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not manage to join the guided tour. Explored the garden on our own as it was a small area to cover. There are name tags around to introduce the type of plants/trees/flowers. To our disappointment, there wasn't much to see. Guided tour available at...More

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the botanical gardens as part of a daytrip from Kota Kinabalu to mount kinabalu and the poring hotsprings. A trip I would NOT recommend. It simply isn't worth a 2 hour drive (one-way); and you will end up waisting a whole day of...More

Thank DannyVan
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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 20 June 2018

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 19 June 2018

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 17 June 2018

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 16 June 2018 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

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MelYeo
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Response from aster_palms | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. My husband and I did a self guided tour so have clue really.
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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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