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Day trip from Kota Kinabalu

Upside Down House and Watermelon Bus Stop

Claimed to be first of its kind in South East Asia, Rumah Terbalik (Upside Down House) is located at Tamparuli. About 40 minutes away from Kota Kinabalu. This traditional Sabah house is built with all the fixtures and electrical items on the “floor” hanging upside down. No Photography is allowed inside the house . There is a cafe and souvenir ...

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Kota Kinabalu wetland

Located just 2 kilometers from Kota Kinabalu Town center, Kota Kinabalu Wetland is a sanctuary for birds around the world, especially during the migratory season for the birds. This 60 Acres wetland is managed and funded by NGO. I spent around 1 hour walking on the platform circling the mangroves and trying to find some birds and wildlife. A bit disappointed ...

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Attractions in Kota Belud ( off the beaten path )

When you mention Kota Belud nowadays, tourist will think of Mantanani Island. There are many interesting places to visit at Kota Belud and if you are a photographer, you will leave Kota Belud feeling satisfied. This few places may not be your usual tourist spot but good place for relaxing and enjoy the scenery and nature.  1) Kampung Tambulion Located ...

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Kuala Penyu

A small town located about 2 hours drive from Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Penyu is the main gateway to Pulau Tiga Survivor Island. the town area is made up of few rows of shop and boat jetty to Pulau Tiga is located right in the middle of the town Old Shoplots old type of amusement shop still around  story of Kuala ...

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