TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN MARINE PARK
The marine park which consists of five islands – Manukan, Sapi, Sulug, Gaya and Mamutik, is located just 10 minutes boat ride from the Resort. The islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park offers the best spots for snorkelling and diving activities, or just simply lay back and enjoy the sun, sand and sea.
Located in a World Heritage Site, Kinabalu Park, Mount Kinabalu is the highest mountain in Malay Archipelago at 4,096m. The mountain and its surroundings are among the most important biological sites in the world, with almost 6,000 species of plants, 326 species of birds, and more than 100 mammalian species.
Cruise along the Garama River and try to spot the Proboscis Monkey known for their over-sized nose and pot belly. The tranquil setting of mangroves and secondary forest also attracts other wildlife such as Macaques, Silver Leaf Monkey, flying foxes, birds and water buffalos.
Voted as one of the top five dive sites in the world, Sipadan Island located in the Celebes Sea, off the coast of Borneo has more than 3,000 species of fish and hundreds of coral species. Frequently seen in the waters around Sipadan are the green and hawksbill turtles, large schools of barracuda, big-eye trevally and bumphead parrotfish. Also spotted are manta rays, eagle rays, scalloped hammerhead sharks and whale sharks.
The Gomantong Caves are an intricate limestone cave system of Gomantong Hill and is described as “The Best Managed Edible Bird’s Nest Cave in the World” by WWF. The forested area around the caves conceals much wildlife, including the millions of bats during the day and swiftlets at night.
Danum Valley Conservation Area is a 438 square kilometres of undisturbed lowland forest. It has an extensive diversity of tropical flora and fauna, including the rare East Sumatran Rhinoceros and Borneon Orang Utans.
The Lost World of Sabah contains a unique assemblage of 12 forest types and the highlight is the majestic 7-tier Maliau Falls.
SEPILOK ORANGUTAN SANCTUARY
Sepilok rehabilitation centre is located in Sandakan. As one of the biggest and most well known orangutan sanctuaries in Malaysia, the orangutans roam free within the forest reserve – a total site of over 43 kilometer in size.
Attractions In Sabah