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Address: Jalan Pintas, Penampang 89500, Malaysia
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+60 88-765 793
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09:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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US$57.00*
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Half-Day Lok Kawi Wildlife Park from Kota Kinabalu
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Not as bad as most of the reviews say.

You only need 2 hours here. It's a nice little childrens zoo and a botanical garden which is deadly. I guess the worst thing is that the animal pens are a bit small and it's... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Dr-R-Fun
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Perth, Australia
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48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We hired a driver from our hotel to take us to the park, it took about 1-/2 hours drive. When we entered you follow the map and you end up doing a circuit. We found the bird cages were quite small for the size of the birds and the civet cats had little or no room in quite dark cages.... More 

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Thank Thomas L
Hong Kong, China
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to spend an afternoon! Amazing variety of animals. Hours of entertainment and learning. I highly recommend it!

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Thank Holly C
London, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You only need 2 hours here. It's a nice little childrens zoo and a botanical garden which is deadly. I guess the worst thing is that the animal pens are a bit small and it's sad to see the animals cooped up. But then, isn't that like every zoo. The botanical garden walk - we wore walking shoes and were... More 

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moscow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shall start with negative : came on Uber for 9 ringgit from Beringgis hotel, left for 70. No WiFi. No taxi at the entrance. Positive: all the rest. Very ,very nice zoo with benches to relax and see the wild life. Birds sanctuary is unbelievable. Actually all inhibitants are amazing and show times worth admiration.

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Thank MoscowSwan
Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a big zoo but enough to walk for 2-3 hours. We visit the zoo after some rain in the afternoon and it is quite relaxing and I am glad to see the interaction of some animals that I have never seen before in other zoos such as elephants.

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Thank macy83
Brisbane
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this "wildlife park" recently and were disappointed that it seemed a bit run down and the animals were either non responsive, looking bored or as one parrot was (injured). It smelt, the animals were in archaic cages rather than in open spaces like you'd expect from a wildlife park. The hornbills just wanted to chase... More 

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Genova
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a hot day in Kota Kinabalu I was wondering whether the park was worth a visit and I am happy I finally decided to go for it! It takes you to the nature and provides some shade. There are interesting animal shows and you can just sit in the botanical gardens to enjoy the surroundings . I took Uber... More 

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Thank trainu
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not my first time to this wildlife park and every visit still brings out that joy specially seeing the orangutan and elephants. During this visit, the train isn't working, the orangutan was not included in the show which I thought was the main star and tiger looks a lot thinner and lonely.

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Thank adventurouschic
Qinhuangdao, China
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57 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Entrance is 20 RM. plenty of animals to see to spend a couple hours here. The aviary is awesome do not miss it. If you go during the heat of the day many of the animals will be resting but still plenty to see.

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Thank MichaelJamesCole
Beijing
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77 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

We drove ourselves just 50 minutes from the city Centre breathtaking scenery on route , quiet and well constructed roads ! On arrival a haven for animals so so so special , so peaceful , so well kept , a wonderful selection of very happy animals ! We and our little boy loved it ! The entrance fee was just... More 

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