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If you are planning to visit Malaysia, do make sure that Kota Kinabalu is in your list as it will surely be one of the most fantastic cities you would have ever come across in South East Asia. Kota Kinabalu is situated on the tropical island of Borneo, and is the state capital of the Malaysian state Sabah, which is one of the two states of East Malaysia.
This modern capital with its fair share of natural beauty is filled with warm hospitality that you can hardly find in many places around the world. Just around the corner you have the long, sandy beaches, paradise islands, virgin coral reefs, tropical rain forest and the magnificent Mount Kinabalu is just 90 minutes away. Affectionately known as KK or Api Api by the locals, Kota Kinabalu is a popular tourism getaway and a major gateway into Sabah and Borneo Island.
Visitors can go fly to Kota Kinabalu International Airport from Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johor Bahru from the Penisular and Kuching, Labuan, Lawas, Miri, Kudat, Sandakan, Lahad Datu and Tawau from the East of Malaysi as it is well served by MAS and AirAsia with several flights daily. Some of their international flights also including international flights to and from Brunei, Shenzhen, Jakarta, Manila, Singapore and Taipei.
Several different stations around KK serve a variety of out-of-town destinations. There is a bus to Brunei. In general, land transport heading east departs from Inanam (Utara Terminal; 9km north of the city), while those heading north and south on the west coast leave from Padang Merdeka Bus Station.
There are ferries departing from Jesselton Point, Kota Kinabalu to Brunei, Pulau Labuan and to Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park.
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine park located just off coast of Kota Kinabalu city and consist of 5 Island, namely Gaya Island, Sapi Island, Manukan Island, Sulug Island and Mamutik Island. Simply take the boat services at the Jesselton Point Terminal and choose which island you you would like to go. A wide-range of water activities such as banana boat, sea-walking, para sailing, jet ski to choose from.
Lok Kawi Wildlife Park Kota Kinabalu
This park is mainly a mini zoo along with a botanical garden. It houses an array of tropical animals found only in Borneo, with the inclusion of reptiles, birds and mammals. The unique point of this park is that it is designed around the natural habitat and is a spacious and open space with natural barriers like glass enclosures, camouflaged fences and virtual walls give the visitors a thoroughly fulfilling experience of watching the animals roam about in their natural habitat. Wildlife is at its best when it is left in its natural habitat just like how it is here.
Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
TSepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in the Malaysian Sabah District of North Borneo was founded to rehabilitate orphan orangutans and has 60 to 80 orangutans living free in the reserve. The facility provides medical care for orphaned and confiscated orangutans as well as dozens of other wildlife species. Some of the other animals which have been treated at the centre include; sun bears, gibbons, Sumatran rhinos and elephants.
The Magellen Sutera Kota Kinabalu
This beautifully designed resort incorporates the natural surroundings with fine timber furnishing and local artifacts. The grand entrance is a majestic longhouse-styled lobby, an architectural tribute to the Rungus natives of Sabah. All the 456 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites unveil balconies that offer magnificent views of either the carefully manicured gardens or the awe-inspiring beauty of the South China Sea and its occupying islands.
The Pacific Sutera Kota Kinabalu
Subtle elegance permeates The Pacific Sutera with its grand entrance, high ceiling lobby lounge, panoramic views of the sea, 500 immaculately appointed suites and guestrooms, superlative amenities, and excellent services. The lavish inventory was designed especially for those who appreciate the finer things in life. At The Pacific Sutera, discover unrivalled elegance and comfort.