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Interesting Places at Sabah


Poring Hot Spring is located about 40 km northeast of the center of the Kinabalu Park. Poring the Kadazan Bamboo is a tree species that grow in the area. It is famous for hot springs and unique hanging bridge.
Poring hot springs known as the hot water contains minerals that can recharge sulfur. These natural hot springs are perfect for relieving fatigue and joint pain for those who have climbed Mount Kinabalu.
The tourists also enjoy the beautiful scenery along the suspension bridge over 157.8 m with a height of 41 feet above the trees.There is also a Butterfly Garden and the Orchid Conservation Centre here.

The tourists can take a public bus from Kota Kinabalu to Poring Hot Springs Pool, but the services they provide only once in one day.
Another way to get there is by taxi from Ranau an estimated cost of 30.00.


Mount Kinabalu is situated in the Kinabalu Park is located as far as 80km east of Kota Kinabalu Kinabalu.Gunung a high altitude of 4.095 meters above sea level.

The tourists who are in Kota Kinabalu can go to Kinabalu Park by bus to go to Ranau, Sandakan or Tawau. This trip would take 1 - 2 hours at an estimated cost of RM15 - RM20.
Tourists can also rent a car at Kota Kinabalu Airport with rental rates that are reasonable.


Pulau Sipadan is an oceanic island near Semporna, a town on the east coast of Sabah, Malaysia. It is the only oceanic island in Malaysia from limestone to a height of 600 meters above the water. It was established as a wildlife refuge in 1933 and surrounding the original has been maintained to date.
Sipadan underwater scenery full of marine life such as barracuda, turtles, fish, etc. as well as marginal, rungkupan miles, the caverns and the vertical cerombong under the water formed by the various reefs waiting to be seen by divers who enjoy diving place exciting and beautiful world.


Over half a century from 1849 to 1911, this tunnel is the center of coal mining activities. Network of underground tunnels that area is one of the most historic landmarks important in Labuan.

The tunnel was operated by several companies in the UK for 64 years. During the administration of the New Central Borneo, a railway line built along the 8 km from here to Port Victoria to facilitate the work of export coal and coal-fired tunnel allows operations to thrive here. Unfortunately, accidents led to the closure of mines in 1911.

Now the remaining pits and tunnels were dug long ago, a brick, cables and parts strewn on the railway land. Visitors can enter the tunnels below the belt and come out on top, but this should be done with caution.
Across the street, next to the Chimney, is a well 10 feet wide and 100 feet deep. The entrance to the tunnels, which has yet to be explored can be found at the bottom of this welL.


This tranquil bird park was designed with a beautifully landscaped garden and paths for walking. It has three dome-shaped cages surrounded by beautiful trees and flowering plants. If you want a more peaceful, relaxing walk in the park, where you can admire the exotic flora and embraces a variety of tropical birds can be found all over the region under one roof.

Labuan Bird Park houses various species of birds from Borneo is usually only seen in the jungles of Borneo. There are plans to collect a large number of 580 species of birds found in each habitat in Borneo. Unlike bird watching in the forest, visitors need not bother jungle while carrying heavy equipment to watch the beautiful birds here.


Labuan Marina Museum held to preserve the precious marine heritage of Labuan. It aims to give information and information about the life of the sea islands.

When stepping into the museum, it opened the world's oceans with full-color panoramic views of the fish and corals that can not be ditatapi elsewhere.

The museum was built with the concept of the ship with two levels of exhibits. He received a visitors through a metal bridge. Purple-blue aquarium akuariam clearly shows the variety of marine life such as sharks, 'rays', 'Butterfly fish', 'Angel Fish', 'damsels', 'wrasses,' eel 'Moray', poisonous fish, shrimps and lobsters .
Visitors will also experience amazing to touch and feel exhibits are placed in water print as starfish, sea cucumbers and crabs.
Exhibition on the second floor, including coral reef habitat, habitat sharks and 'rays', sea reptiles, fish, commercial, sea mammals, "marlins', the activities of fishing and diving, oceanography, marine biology,' molluscs' and 'crustacean' .


Layang-Layang, or "Swallow Reefs" is an ocean atoll, which lies about 300 km north of Labuan near the Spratly islands are famous. It is the world's best diving and fishing paradise. For some, it is known as the "Mecca of Southeast Asia for the big fish and wall diving." Dindik reefs reaching 2000 meters below the South China Sea. Hot waters are clear with visibility as far as 60 meters, giving divers a clear view of the amazing underwater world. Large delta-delta 'pelagic', including barracuda, shark fishing and hammer becu frequent these waters. A tour operator says bahawas, a group of sharks hammer head, the estimated one hundred pieces, often visiting Layang-Layang. Manta with fins along the 10 foot area may also found here. Other residents include 'Napoleon Wrasse,' Hawksbill Turtle; s, 'Dog tooth tuna', 'Giant hammerhead Wrasse' and fish jerun White tip reef.

Atoll has 1.067 meters of the airport and three-star resort with 90 rooms comfortable. All rooms are air conditioned with private facilities and equipped with TV, fridge, large bed and a balcony overlooking the ocean. There is a restaurant that can accommodate 200 orangi, PADI diving center with full service, a pool of water that is free and souvenir shops. This is an island that should be visited serious divers and anglers.


Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre was established in 1964 to provide rehabilitation to children who live abandoned orang utans. Sepilok Forest Reserve is located on the east coast about 24 km from Sandakan. Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve covers an area of ​​tropical rain forest area of ​​4.300 hectares, which is under the administration of the Sabah Wildlife Department. This center has been attracting tourists and researchers, and give them a chance to get a close look at orang utan in their natural habitat. Berpapan route will take visitors to the gallery and viewing platform to provide food. There, tourists will be able to see how the animals are given milk and bananas twice a day at all at 10.00 am and 3.00 pm by a ranger on duty. During feeding, long-tailed monkeys are also coming into the area.
The visitors were barred from the walkway. Although some of the orang-utan that has been accustomed to visitors, but you are forbidden to touch these animals. Animals are by nature very shy and gentle, yet, some of them quite nasty and seized the camera or your hat. If this occurs, you must notify the ranger as you cannot catch the animal itself weighs 200 pounds.
Various types of plants and animals are only found in the forest:
about 217 species of birds, 70 species of mammals
and at least 400 species of trees.
Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre in the maintenance of the Wildlife Department aims to restore the orang utans are kept as illegal pets into their natural environment. Other animals are protected in the free-living centers are like bats, monkeys, bears, cats Forests and Crocodile.

Tourists can fly for short flights from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Sandakan.
By taxi or bus available in Sandakan. Labuk Road Transport Company bus departing from the front of the Sandakan Municipal Council from 6.00 am on. Fare charged is RM2.10 one way and stopped at the junction that leads to the center and had to walk half a km to the extent.
Entrance Fee RM10.00 one (made in the Registration Fee)


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