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When it comes to discovering Malaysia’s best nature spots, a trip to Sabah is unmissable. Best known for its serene hiking trails and sun-kissed beaches, the state is also home to overlooked attractions that aren’t clogged with crowds.Here are 10 must visit spots.

Mount Kinabalu
Mount Kinabalu is the highest peak in Southeast Asia, standing at approximately 4,095 meters (13,435 feet) above sea level. The mountain is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular destination for climbers and nature enthusiasts. Its diverse flora and fauna make it a haven for researchers and wildlife enthusiasts alike. Climbing Mount Kinabalu offers breathtaking views of lush rainforests, granite peaks, and diverse landscapes, making it an unforgettable adventure for those who dare to conquer its summit.

Kokol Hill

Kokol Hill is a scenic hilltop destination located near Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. Kokol Hill is renowned for its picturesque sunrise and sunset vistas, making it a must-visit destination for tourists seeking to capture stunning photographs or simply appreciate the beauty of nature.

Kinabatangan River
The Kinabatangan River is the longest river in Sabah, Malaysia. It is renowned for its rich biodiversity and is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including proboscis monkeys, orangutans, pygmy elephants, and various species of birds.

Padas River
Padas River is more than enough to test your abilities and offer a fun challenge for you and your friends! It is located in the interior southwest of Sabah and only accessible by train this trip will offer you not only an unforgettable day of rafting but also the chance to enjoy the beautiful views from the back of Borneo’s oldest train

Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
The Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, also known as the Floating Mosque, is a stunning architectural marvel located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Situated on the shores of Likas Bay, it appears to float on the surrounding water during high tide, hence its nickname.

Desa Dairy Farm

Desa Dairy Farm is a dairy farm located in Kundasang. It offers visitors a unique farming experience with panoramic views of Mount Kinabalu. The farm is known for its fresh dairy products, including milk, yogurt, and cheese, produced using modern farming techniques.

Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, located near Sandakan in Sabah, Malaysia, is a renowned sanctuary dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of orphaned and injured orangutans.

Danum Valley Conservation Area

Danum Valley Conservation Area is a pristine rainforest reserve located in the state of Sabah, Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. It is renowned for its remarkable biodiversity and is home to an incredible array of flora and fauna, including rare and endangered species such as orangutans, pygmy elephants, and clouded leopards.

Poring Hot Springs

Poring Hot Springs, nestled in the foothills of Mount Kinabalu near Ranau, offers a rejuvenating retreat amidst lush tropical rainforests. Visitors can soak in the natural hot spring pools, renowned for their therapeutic properties. Additionally, the park features canopy walkways, botanical gardens, and refreshing waterfalls

Mari Mari Cultural Village

Mari Mari Cultural Village is a living museum located in Sabah, Malaysia, offering visitors a glimpse into the traditional lifestyle and cultures of various indigenous ethnic groups in Borneo. Visitors can explore different traditional houses and participate in cultural activities such as bamboo cooking, blowpipe-making, and dance performances.