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What is special about Kota Kinabalu?

What is special about Kota Kinabalu?

Kota Kinabalu is often known as KK both in Malaysia and internationally. It is a major tourist destination and a gateway for travellers visiting Sabah and Borneo. Kinabalu Park is located about 90 kilometres from the city and there are many other tourist attractions in and around the city.

What is good in KK?

Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park It is justifiably one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kota Kinabalu and the state at large. Lying just a short boat trip away from KK, the marine park has a myriad of fantastic outdoor activities for you to enjoy, with snorkeling and scuba diving being the most popular.

What is famous in Sabah?

Top Things to See and Do in Sabah, Malaysia

  • Climb Malaysia’s Tallest Peak.
  • Go Snorkelling at Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park.
  • Photograph Proboscis Monkeys on the Kinabatangan River.
  • Sleep in the Heart of the Jungle at Danum Valley.
  • Mari Mari Cultural Village.
  • Gomantong Caves.
  • Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu.
  • Poring Hot Spring.

What we can do at Kota Kinabalu?

Here are the best things to do in Kota Kinabalu:

  1. Visit the Atkinson Clock Tower.
  2. Take a wetland river cruise.
  3. Climb Mount Kinabalu.
  4. Admire the fish at the Green Connection Aquarium.
  5. Shop at Kota Kinabalu Handicraft Market.
  6. Go white water rafting.
  7. Visit Kota Kinabalu City Mosque.
  8. Go for a walk around Chinatown.

What is nice in Sabah?

25 best things to do in Sabah (Malaysia)

  1. Mount Kinabalu: Malaysia’s granite beast.
  2. Malaysia’s first Heritage Site: Kinabalu Park.
  3. Kota Kinabalu: A city on the sea.
  4. The world famous Bornean sunset.
  5. Beaches, snorkeling and hiking on Kota Kinabalu’s islands.
  6. Zipline from one island to another.
  7. Sabah’s original Survivor Island.

What’s in Kota Kinabalu?

Top Attractions in Kota Kinabalu

  • Manukan Island. 2,085. Islands.
  • Tanjung Aru Beach. 455. Beaches.
  • Imago Shopping Mall. 402. Shopping Malls.
  • Gaya Street Sunday Market. 594. Flea & Street Markets.
  • Kota Kinabalu City Mosque. 1,170. Religious Sites.
  • Sapi Island. 2,288. Islands.
  • Mamutik Island. 892. Islands.
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. 808.

Can I fly to Sabah now?

Fully-vaccinated travellers can now enter Sabah without swab tests, says chief minister. “By November 2021, there are already 266 weekly direct flights into Sabah from Kuala Lumpur, Johor Baru, Penang, Kota Bharu, Labuan, and Sarawak, with a total capacity of 43,000 seats.

Why is Sabah interesting?

Sabah is the definition of biodiversity. With more than 8,000 species of flowering plants, 600 types of birds and more than 200 different mammals, ecotourism often incentivises visitors. Tourists can experience this ecological wonderland in favourite spots such as Kinabalu Park and Danum Valley Field Centre.

Can you see orangutans in Kota Kinabalu?

Sadly, there are only two places in the world to see orangutans in their natural habitat: Borneo and Sumatra. Book yourself onto Culture Trip’s 10-day adventure to Borneo, which includes visits to an orangutan sanctuary and an organic tea farm, and a snorkelling trip in Kota Kinabalu.