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Mount Kinabalu Botanical Garden Tours and Tickets
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from US$1 895,00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So many beautiful orchids blooming not to mention the fungi, mosses, fly traps, trees and vines. Some more labels would have helped to identify plants. We

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank gbuttel1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a day trip to these gardens, and was given a rainforest walk along boardwalks first, before being shown the spectacular array of plants growing in these amazing gardens. We then had lunch at the centre which was really nice and the whole...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank RainbirdM
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it was pouring down when we did our walk through the gardens it was thoroughly enjoyable and informative

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Startingtoliveagain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a visit here while our friends completed a trek on Mount Kinabalu. It is an interesting place for those who do not have the time or cannot visit the real primary forest areas of Borneo. Certainly it is better to hire a guide...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ivana P
Reviewed 26 July 2019

Even during a tropical downpour, it was spectacular with it's huge variety of plants. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Noshtalgia
Reviewed 26 July 2019 via mobile

If you are in the area or even have to go out of the way a little-this place is totally worth enjoying!!! We had an amazing guide John from @lonemanborneo and took about 1.5 hours to finished a very detailed tour. I do strongly suggest...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 22 July 2019 via mobile

These gardens are part of a world heritage site. I visited as part of a day package with my guide, who luckily was really knowledgeable about many of the plants in the gardens including the many orchids many of which I would have missed if...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JohnT854
Reviewed 11 July 2019

Brilliant potential for keen plant or bird photographers (just be prepared for rain or mist). The gardens are filled with a vast variety of local and non-native plant species, many specialising in tropical montane climates. The walkways and gardens are well designed and a great...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Theobromaphobe
Reviewed 25 June 2019

We visited in the morning as part of a tour group. The botanical Gardens were very clean with well maintained paths, but it is not a flat walk, there are some steeper parts. There were orchids of different colours and lots of moss. We heard...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Sam T
Reviewed 14 June 2019

There are numerous different plants and animals to see; any walk through a jungle environment is interesting as it is so different from what we experience at home. The weather was not kind to us whilst we there so we did not get the best...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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MelYeo
8 July 2018|
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Response from Emily2018_G_Scott | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mel Yeo, We rented a car and drove up because we also visited other attractions other than the garden. There’s Poring Hotspring and other stops you can make on the way down. I suggest you get your hotel concierge to give... More
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Response from IngridB_Amsterdam | Reviewed this property |
We did this as a daytrip from Kota Kinabalu. We had pre-arranged a tour via Borneo Eco Tours. I guess local agents can arrange this trip or alternatively rent a car yourselve. It is a easy to drive and daytrip. You can hire... More
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