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The village is located about 25 minutes away from the city. The journey will take you to long roads surrounded by a rich spectrum of greenery and over arched by wild blue skies. In the village, the colors of cultural diversity are not an issue but...more
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mari Mari Cultural Village was the best thing we did on our holiday. Full of information on the tribes of Sabah and interesting displays in a beautiful setting. Guides were excellent and the dancing was amazing. A great day out, I would recommend it to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Erin O
Riverbug, Guest Relations Manager at Mari Mari Cultural Village, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Greetings from Mari Mari Cultural Village. Thank you for stopping by at our place during your trip here in Kota Kinabalu,Sabah. We glad that you had fun during your visit as much as we had fun in having you here. We wish you a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My review about Mari Mari Culture Villages ,here i can know more about Sabahan people understanding through touring difference backgrounds ethnic minority .people of dusun ,rungus ,ludayeh,Land bajau and murut descendant how they live in old days.the tour very interesting and interact with tour guide...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Riverbug, Guest Relations Manager at Mari Mari Cultural Village, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Greetings from Mari Mari Cultural Village. Thank you for stopping by at our place during your trip here in Kota Kinabalu,Sabah. We glad that you had fun during your visit as much as we had fun in having you here. We wish you a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great surprise. There is a 10am and 2pm session where you are introduced to several different tribes of Sabah. In the morning session there are cooking and other demonstrations and in the afternoon you see a dance performance. Both include a tour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Riverbug, Guest Relations Manager at Mari Mari Cultural Village, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Greetings from Mari Mari Cultural Village. Thank you for stopping by at our place during your trip here in Kota Kinabalu,Sabah. We glad that you had fun during your visit as much as we had fun in having you here. We wish you a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great morning out at the Mari Mari cultural village. The tour itself is very well organised with friendly guides who appear to be passionate about what they are sharing. We especially loved being able to try some of the traditional food and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Riverbug, Guest Relations Manager at Mari Mari Cultural Village, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Greetings from Mari Mari Cultural Village. Thank you for stopping by at our place during your trip here in Kota Kinabalu,Sabah. We glad that you had fun during your visit as much as we had fun in having you here. We wish you a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our day here as a family. We booked through Amazing Borneo. It was interesting to visit the different houses of 5 of the main tribes of Sabah and learn a few facts about their culture in an interactive way. We loved tasting all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For us was last minute booking as original plan was cancel due to unforeseen circumstances. The tour is well organised and quite informative, but very touristic. Ideal for whom is looking at comfortable nature experience, but surely it miss of reality or true experience

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Its about a 2 hour journey by road from the city of Kotakinabalu and an interesting place to learn the culture of an era gone by. We were a party of 9 pax and had an pleasant tour guide from the village whose description was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It’s about 25 mins from city and we arrive around 10am which I think it’s the best time. They will provide a local guide which I think is excellent and they can share with you all the info on cultural heritage and also the tribes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Shyenfoong
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

This is a trip that shows you the way of life for 5 of the many tribes that live in Sabah, Malaysia. We were picked up from the hotel and after 30 minutes arrived at the Mari Mari Cultural Village just outside the main part...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

We all have to make a living and this is one way via the tourist dollar.Having said that I found this place interesting enough but also very touristy and that for me is a no go Being part of an organised tour group I went...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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261lornas
15 September 2018|
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Response from JayenShah | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I do not recollect how much exactly was the cost of a 6-year child. I also agree with other respondents that entry-fee should not be a deterrent, please do take the kid.
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KelsonL29
25 March 2018|
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Response from Riverbug | Property representative |
hi, yes we have in house guide for walk in customer but to make thing smoother we recommend that you make phone booking to avoid any problem tel:+60138814921
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Response from Trevor L | Reviewed this property |
I just walked in but I would suggest at least calling to check
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