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Category: Island & BeachLandmark & HistoricalNature & WildlifeMuseum, Arts & CultureIndoor & OutdoorFood & DrinkNightlife & Entertainment/ Kids & Special Needs / Transportation/ Local Experience & Volunteer / Others

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Island & Beach

Island
Sapi Island, TAR Park (Kota Kinabalu)
Manukan Island, TAR Park (Kota Kinabalu)
Mamutik Island, TAR Park (Kota Kinabalu)
Gaya Island, TAR Park (Kota Kinabalu)
– Gaya Island – Borneo Reef World (Tar Park) (Kota Kinabalu)
Bunga Raya Island Resort, Gaya Island (Kota Kinabalu)
Sulug Island, TAR Park) (Kota Kinabalu) Not commercialised yet
Sepangar Island (Kota Kinabalu)
Layang-Layang Island (Kota Kinabalu)
Mengalum Island (Kota Kinabalu)
– Pulau Udor Besar (Kota Kinabalu) Not commercialised yet
– Pulau Peduk (Kota Kinabalu) Not commercialised yet
Usukan Island (Kota Belud)
Pulau Egot (Kota Belud)
Pandan-Pandan Island (Kota Belud)
Mantanani Island (Kota Belud)
Dinawan Island (Kinarut)


Banggi Island (Banggi)
Maliangin Kecil Island (Banggi)
Balak Island (Banggi)
– Panukaran Island (Banggi)
Malawali Island (Banggi)
Balambangan Island (Banggi)
Supirak Island (Pitas)
Floating Island @ Kampung Malubang (Pitas)


Lankayan Island (Sandakan)
Turtle Island (Sandakan)
Libaran Island (Sandakan)
Berhala Island (Sandakan)
– Selingan Island (Sandakan)

Sipadan Island (Semporna)
Mabul Island (Semporna)
Kapalai Island (Semporna)
Pom-Pom Island (Semporna)
Bohey Dulang Island (Semporna)
Bodgaya Island (Semporna)
Tatagan Island (Semporna)
Sebangkat Island (Semporna)
Selakan Island (Semporna)
Matabuan Island (Semporna)
Sibuan Island (Semporna)
Maiga Island (Semporna)
Pandanan Island (Semporna)
Timba-Timba Island (Semporna)
Kalapuan Island (Semporna)
– Pandanan Island (Semporna)
– Timba-Timba Island (Semporna)
– Kalapuan Island (Semporna)
– Timbun Mata Island (Semporna)
– Batik Kelambu Island (Semporna)
– Batik Island (Semporna)
– Adal Island (Semporna)
– Bangkawan Island (Semporna)

Tiga Island (Kuala Penyu)
Snake Island / Pulau Kalampunian Kecil (Kuala Penyu)
Sand Spit Island / Pulau Kalampunian Besar (Kuala Penyu

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Beach
– Karambunai Beach(Kota Kinabalu)
Tanjung Aru Beach (Kota Kinabalu)
Likas Bay / Tanjung Lipat Beach (Kota Kinabalu)
Odec Beach, UMS Campus (Kota Kinabalu)

Pantai Dalit (Tuaran)
Sabandar Beach (Tuaran)
Mimpian Jadi Beach (Tuaran)
Borneo Kellybays (Tuaran)

Merakit Beach (Kota Belud)
Koduko Beach (Kota Belud)
Koduko 1 Beach (Kota Belud)
Buah Pandai Beach (Kota Belud)
Rangbulan Beach (Kota Belud)
Moon Bay Private Beach (Kota Belud)
Usukan Cove (Kota Belud)
Rampayan Beach (Kota Belud)
Mengkabar (Kota Belud)
Pantai Manis (Kota Belud)

Tip of Borneo / Tanjung Simpang Mengayau (Kudat)
Kelambu Beach (Kudat)
Kalampunian Beach (Kudat)
Tindakon Dazang Beach (Kudat)
Terongkongan Beach (Kudat)

Kinarut Beach (Kinarut)
Melinsung Beach (Lok Kawi)
Melugus Beach (Papar)
Beringis Beach (Papar)
Pantai Manis (Papar)
Pantai Kimanis (Kimanis)
Batu Luang Beach (Kuala Penyu)

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Landmark & Historical

Category: Landmark / Historical SitesWorship Place

Landmark
Tun Mustapha Tower (Kota Kinabalu)
Sabah Administrative Centre (Kota Kinabalu)
Jesselton Point Waterfront (Kota Kinabalu)
Todak Waterfront (Kota Kinabalu)

Historical Sites
Atkinson Clock Tower (Kota Kinabalu)
– Australia Place – Heritage Walk (Kota Kinabalu)
Petagas War Memorial (Kota Kinabalu)
The Double Six Monument (Kota Kinabalu)
North Borneo Railway (Kota Kinabalu)
Kundasang War Memorial (Kundasang)

Agnes Keith House (Sandakan)
Heritage Walk (Sandakan)
Sandakan Memorial Park (Sandakan)
Sandakan Heritage Museum (Sandakan)

– Mat Salleh Memorial Park (Tambunan)
– Starcevich Memorial Park (Beaufort)

Worship Place
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque (Kota Kinabalu)
Sabah State Mosque (Kota Kinabalu)
Fook Tet Kung Temple (Kota Kinabalu)
St. Michael’s Church (Kota Kinabalu)
Puh Toh Tze Temple (Kota Kinabalu)
St. Michael’s and All Angels Church (Sandakan)
Sandakan District Mosque (Sandakan)

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Nature & Wildlife

Categories: Animal & ConservationNational Park / CavesEco-Tourism / Lakes, River & Waterfall / Hot Spring / Park & Garden

Animal & Conservation
Borneo Ant House (Tuaran)
Tuaran Crocodile Park (Tuaran)
Kipandi Butterfly Park (Kota Kinabalu)
Gayana Marine Resort (Kota Kinabalu)
Shangri-La Rasa Ria Forest Reserve (Tuaran)
Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Lok Kawi)

Borneon Sun Bear Conservation Centre (Sandakan)
Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre (Sandakan)
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sabah (Sandakan)

National Park
Tunku Abdul Rahman Park / TAR Park (Kota Kinabalu)
Kinabalu Park (Kundasang)
Bukit Hampuan Forest Reserve (Ranau)
– Kinabalu Park Serinsim Station (Kota Marudu)
– Tabin Wildlife Reserve (Tawau)
– Danum Valley (Tawau)
– Madai Baturong Forest Reserve Nature Centre (Kunak, Tawau)
– Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary (Sandakan)
– Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve (Sandakan)
– Sepilok Forest Reserve (Sandakan)
– Gum-Gum Forest Reserve (Sandakan)
– Imbak Canyon Conservation park (Sandakan)
– Deramakot Forest Reserve (Sandakan)
– Sandakan Rainforest Park (Sandakan)
– Binsuluk Forest Reserve (Beaufort)
– Klias Forest Reserve (Beaufort)
– Crocker Range National Park (Tambunan)

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Caves
– Batu Tulug (Sandakan)
– Gomantong Cave (Sandakan)
– Madai Cave (Kunak)
– Batu Punggul Cave (Nabawan)
– Pulau Balambangan (Banggi, Kudat)
– Tindokan Cave (Kudat)

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Eco-Tourism
UMS Eco Campus Tourism (Kota Kinabalu)
Tagal Tinopikon Park (Kota Kinabalu)
Kota Kinabalu Wetland (Kota Kinabau)
– Gaya Island (Kota Kinabalu)
Samba River Cruise (Tamparuli)
The Kiulu Farmstay (Tamparuli)
Kota Belud River Cruise (Kota Belud)
Sungai / Moroli River, Fish Spa (Ranau)
Sabah Tea Farm (Ranau)
Desa Cattle Dairy Farm (Kundasang)
Kinabalu Park (Kundasang)
Gombizau Honey Bee Farm (Kudat)

– Balung River Eco Resort (Tawau)
– Danum Valley (Tawau)
– Maliau Basin (Tawau)
– Tabin Wildlife Reserve (Lahad Dato)

Sukau Rainforest Lodge (Sandakan)
Sepiluk Orangutan Rehabiliation Centre (Sandakan)
Sunbear Conservation Centre (Sandakan)
Kinabatangan River (Sandakan)

Sabah Agriculture Park (Tenom)
Klias River Cruise / Garama River (Beaufort)
Weston Proboscis Monkey & Firefly River Cruise (Weston)

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Hot Spring
Poring Hot Spring (Ranau)

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Lakes, River & Waterfall
Kiansom Waterfall (Kota Kinabalu)
Motung Lotung Kibunu (Kota Kinabalu)
Mahua Waterfall (Tambunan)
Langganan Waterfall @ Poring (Ranau)
Kipungit Waterfall @ Poring (Ranau)
Kinabatangan River (Sandakan)
Klias River Cruise (Beaufort)
Weston River Cruise (Weston)

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Park & Garden
Tanjung Aru Perdana Park (Kota Kinabalu)
Likas Bay Park (Kota Kinabalu)
Tun Fuat Stephan Park (Kota Kinabalu)
– Taman Kerangas (Sipitang)

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Museum, Arts, Culture 

Category: Cultural Village / General Arts / Museum & Gallery

Cultural Village
KDCA Cultural Village (Kota Kinabalu)
Mari Mari Cultural Village (Kota Kinabalu)
Borneo Cultural Village (Kota Kinabalu)
Monsopiad Cultural Village (Kota Kinabalu)
Linangkit Cultural Village (Tuaran)

Rungus House, Kg. Bavanggazo (Kudat)
Maranjak Longhouse Lodge (Kudat)
Murut Cultural Centre (Tenom)
– Long Pasia (Sipitang)

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General Arts
Filipino Market (Kota Kinabalu)
– Kampung Siasai (Kota Kinabalu)
– Kampung Sumangkat (Kudat)

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Museum and Gallery
Sabah State Museum (Kota Kinabalu)
Sabah Islamic Civilization Museum (Kota Kinabalu)
– National Archive of Malaysia, Sabah (Kota Kinabalu)
Aquarium & Marine Museum, UMS (Kota Kinabalu)
UMS Museum (Kota Kinabalu)
Medical Museum, UMS (Kota Kinabalu)
The LingZhe Museum (Kota Kinabalu)
– Little Imperial Palace (Kota Kinabalu)
– Ensera: Stories From Far Flung Borneo (Kota Kinabalu)
– Shengdao Agarwood Art Gallery (Kota Kinabalu)
– 7 Ocean Art Gallery (Kota Kinabalu)
– Mary James Art Gallery (Kota Kinabalu)
– Kufi Store Sabah (Kota Kinabalu)
Sabah Art Gallery (Kota Kinabalu)
– Kajenjen Creative Art (Kota Kinabalu)
Tun Mustapha Gallery (Kota Kinabalu)
– Ep Artspace (Kota Kinabalu)
Borneensis Gallery (Kota Kinabalu)
Borneo Art Gallery (Kota Kinabalu)
Borneo Image Gallery (Kota Kinabalu)
Art Park, Wisma Budaya Sabah (Kota Kinabalu)

Rumah Terbalik / Upside Down House (Kota Kinabalu)
Chanteek Borneo Gallery (Tuaran)

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Indoor & Outdoor

Category: Camping / Climb, Hike & Trek / Extreme Park / Extreme Activity / Tour & Sighting/ Sea & River Cruise / Surfing

Camping
– David Campsite (Kota Kinabalu)
– LL Camping Site & Recreation Centre Kiulu Tamparuli (Tamparuli)
– Shittim Camp (Tamparuli)
– Sabandar Leisure Rides Camping Site (Tuaran)

Polumpung Melangkap View Camp Site (Kota Belud)
Nahandang Melangkap Homestay and Campsite (Kota Belud)
– Sondot View Camp (Kota Belud)
– Miki Survival Camp (Kota Belud)

– Mt. Kinabalu Holiday Camp (Kundasang)
– Konunukan Camping Ground (Kundasang)
– Hounon Ridge Farmstay & Camping (Kundasang)
– Hounon Ridge Farmstay & Camping (Ranau)
– Kem Langanan Poring, Sabah (Poring, Ranau)

– Mondikot Deer Camp (Papar)
– Camp Site WWF (Papar)
– Utan Paradise Jungle Camp (Papar)- Secret Place Cafe And Camping (Kudat) 
– Max Campsite (Kudat) 
– Tampat Do Aman (Kudat) 

– MHJ Cabin & Recreation (Keningau)
– Kinabatangan Jungle Camp (Kinabatangan, Sandakan)
– Mount. Trusmadi Basecamp (Tambunan)

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Climb, Hike, Trek
Bukit Botak (Kota Kinabalu)
Bukit Janggut (Kota Kinabalu)
Bukit Kopungit (Kota Kinabalu)
Bukit Padang (Kota Kinabalu)
UMS Peak (Kota Kinabalu)
Signal Hill (Kota Kinabalu)
– Bukit Tanjung Aru (Kota Kinabalu)
Bukit Tuah (Kota Kinabalu)
Bukit Helang (Kota Kinabalu)
Inobong Substation, Crocker Ranger (Kota Kinabalu)
Gaya Island Trekking (Kota Kinabalu)
– Manukan Island (Kota Kinabalu)
– Sapi Island (Kota Kinabalu)

Bukit Kusai (Tamparuli)
Murug-Turug Waterfall Hiking (Tamparuli)
Bukit Perahu (Tamparuli)
– Kirom Magayo Hatob Waterfall (Tamparuli)
– Malba Tirigs Hills (Tamparuli)
– Bukit Dongkungon (Tamparuli)

– Bukit Tirig (Telipuk)
– Bukit Payung (Telipuk)
– Bukit Tompurungon (Telipuk)

Shangri-La Rasa Ria Forest Reserve (Tuaran)
– Bukit Nuluh Lapai (Tuaran)
– Bukit Kapur (Tuaran)
– Pomonsoi Trails (Tuaran)
– Bukit Nomburungui (Tuaran)
– Malas-Kalas Waterfall) (Tuaran)
– Pamalapakan Waterfall (Tuaran)
– Bukit Tubou (Tuaran)
– Bukit Bogung (Tuaran)
– Bukit Nepitas (Tuaran)

– Bukit Pinonuntungan (Kota Belud)
– Bukit Singkug (Kota Belud)
– Bukit Look Suang Pandan (Kota Belud)
– Bukit Tunggul (KRT Trail) (Kota Belud)
– Bukit Darag (Kota Belud)
– Kampung Sarap (Kota Belud)

– Bukit Maragang (Kundasang)
– Bukit Sosodikon (Kundasang)
– Bukit Tinorindak (Kundasang)
– Mt. Kinabalu (Kundasang)
– Mountain Torq Via Ferrata (Kundasang)

– Kawang Forest Centre (Papar)

– Mt. Tambukukon (Ranau)
– Bukit Dompurungon (Ranau)
– Bukit Trig (Keningau)
– Bukit Lugas (Keningau)

– Gumantong Hill Registeration Point – Sumangkap Trail (Kudat)
– Burul Gontison (Kudat)
– Bukit Piniapat Kg Dingai Pitas (Pitas)

– Mt. Trusmadi (Tambunan)
– Gunung Wakid (Tambunan)
– Rafflesia Information Centre (Tambunan)
– Crocker Range Park (Tambunan)
– Bukit Kolindasan (Tambunan)

– Astana Height Elopura Recreation Park (Sandakan)
– Deramakot Forest Reserve (Telupid)

– Tawau Hills Park (Tawau)
– Bukit Gemuk (Tawau)
– Maliau Basin (Tawau)
– Bukit Akar Tawau (Tawau)

– Timbun Mata Hiking Trail (Semporna)
– Bohey Dulang Hike Overlook (Semporna)

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Extreme Park
Zip Borneo (Tamparuli, Kota Kinabalu)
– KK Adventure Park (Kota Kinabalu)
– Coral Flyer / Zipline Sapi Island (Kota Kinabalu)

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Extreme Activity
– Kiulu White Water Rafting (Tamparuli)
– Padas River Whitewater Rafting (Beaufort)

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Tour & Sighting
North Borneo Cruise (Kota Kinabalu)
Signal Hill (Kota Kinabalu)
– Kokol Hill (Kota Kinabalu)
– Inobong Substation (Kota Kinabalu)
– Menara Kayangan (Lahad Datu)

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Sea & River Cruise
– North Borneo Cruise (Kota Kinabalu)
– Seatango Sunset Cruise (Kota Kinabalu)
– Samba River Cruise (Tamparuli)
– Kota Belud River Cruise (Kota Belud)
– Balung River Eco Resort (Tawau)
– Kinabatangan River (Sandakan)
– Klias River Cruise / Garama River (Beaufort)
– Weston Proboscis Monkey & Firefly River Cruise (Weston)

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Surfing
– Tanjung Aru Beach (Kota Kinabalu)
– Tanjung Lipat Beach (Kota Kinabalu)
– Karambunai Beach (Kota Kinabalu)
– Shabandar Beach (Tuaran)
– Kosuhui Beach (Kudat)

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Food & Drink

Category: Food District / Local & Authentic / Restaurant & Cafe / Bars & Restaurant

Food District
– Kampung Air Seafood Foodcourt (Kota Kinabalu)
– Filipino Night Market (Kota Kinabalu)
– Todak Waterfront Seafood (Kota Kinabalu)
– Suria Sabah Food Court (Kota Kinabalu)
– Centre Point Food Court (Kota Kinabalu)
– Anjung Senja Waterfront (Kota Kinabalu)
– Tanjung Aru Nightmarket (Kota Kinabalu)

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Nightlife & Entertainment

Category: Night DistrictBars & ClubLive Music

Night District
– The Waterfront (Kota Kinabalu)
– Tanjung Aru Perdana Park (Kota Kinabalu)

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Bars & Clubs
– Sunset Bar, Shangri-La Tanjung Aru (Kota Kinabalu)
– Borneo Longue & Bar, Shangri-La Tanjung Aru (Kota Kinabalu)
– El Centro (Kota Kinabalu)
– Sullys Bar (Kota Kinabalu)
– The Shamrock Irish Bar (Kota Kinabalu)
– Chilli Vanilla Cafe (Kota Kinabalu)
– Shenanigan’s (Kota Kinabalu)
– Beer Nest (Kota Kinabalu)
– B.E.D (Kota Kinabalu)
– Vino Vino Bistro (Kota Kinabalu)
– Cowboy Bar (Kota Kinabalu)
– Aussie Bar (Kota Kinabalu)
– Biru Biru Cafe (Kota Kinabalu)
– Cock N Bull Waterfront (Kota Kinabalu)
– Urban & Co (Kota Kinabalu)
– Mynt Club (Kota Kinabalu)
– Beer Time Pub & Lounge (Kota Kinabalu)
– The Beer Factory (Kota Kinabalu)
– 6ixty9ine (Kota Kinabalu)
– Hard Rock Cafe, Kota Kinabalu (Kota Kinabalu)
– Breeze Beach Club (Kota Kinabalu)
– 999 Bar (Kota Kinabalu)

– The Best Brew (Sandakan)
– Balin Roofgarden Bar & Bistro (Sandakan)
– Kiss Me (Sandakan)
– De Mask FUn Pub & KTV (Sandakan)
– Royaciti Night Club & Karaoke Lounge (Sandakan)
– IJM VS Bistro (Sandakan)

– Skyline Bar (Semporna)
– IGAL Lounge (Semporna)

Live Music
– Sugar Bun, Gaya Street (Kota Kinabalu)

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Transportation

Category: Train / Bus / Airport

Train
– Sabah State Railway (Kota Kinabalu)
– Beaufort Train Station
– Tenom Train Station

Bus
– Kota Kinabalu Bus Terminal (Kota Kinabalu)
– Papar Bus Terminal (Papar)
– Kinarut Bus Terminal (Kinarut)
– Putatan Bus Termina (Putatan)
– Donggonguan Bus Terminal (Kota Kinabalu)
– Inanam North Bus Terminal (Inanam, Kota Kinabalu)
– Tuaran Bus Terminal (Tuaran)
– Kota Belud BUs Terminal (Kota Belud)
– Kudat Bus Terminal (Kudat)
– Sandakan Bus Terminal (Sandakan)
– Lahad Datu Bus Terminal (Lahad Datu)
– Tawau Bus Terminal (Tawau)
– Kunak Bus Terminal (Kunak)
– Semporna Bus Terminal (Semporna)
– Beaufort Bus Terminal (Beaufort)
– Kuala Penyu Bus Terminal (Kuala Penyu)

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Airport
– Kota Kinabalu International Airport (Kota Kinabalu)
– Sandakan Airport (Sandakan)
– Tawau Airport (Tawau)

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