Located at the northeast corner of Borneo, Sabah is the second largest state of Malaysia and has plenty to offer travelers, from mountain peaks to underwater treasures. Varied, amazing activities take place in this stunning environment, including jungle trekking, diving, and sightseeing. Whether you seek adventure or just relaxation, Sabah will provide you with many quality opportunities.

Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state and is nicknamed ‘KK’. Highlights of the city include Tanjung Aru beach and Gaya street and its lively Sunday market. But there are also the Orchid de Villa, the Lok Kawi Wildlife Park, the KK esplanade and the Ka’andaman Traditional Healing Garden.

Sabah is a paradise for nature lovers and eco-tourism has developed quickly thanks to the six national parks in the state, including Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park and its emerald islands. Kinabalu National Park was listed by UNESCO as World Heritage site in 2000 and Mount Kinabulu, which resides here, reaches 4,101 meters high.

Tanjung Simpang Mengayou is the northernmost tip of Borneo Island and sites to visit here include Kundasang War Memorial (devoted to Australian soldiers who lost their lives in WWII), Mabul Island, Pulau Sipadan divers’ paradise, Crocker Range Park and Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary.

Transportation in the province is by road, rail, ferry and plane. International access is mainly via Kota Kinabalu Airport, which is served by low-cost airlines.

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