Tag Archives: Sabah

Your Ultimate Malaysian Golf Adventure

Imagine teeing off from the perch of a mountain, across a jungle filled valley to a green nestled adjacent to the sea. Just you, nature and a strip of land so beautifully cultivated that your challenge of putting that tiny white ball in that little hole is no longer a part of golf, but an adventure. Golf […]

Layang Layang Island, Sabah

Layang Layang, meaning kite, is fast becoming another one of Malaysia’s premier dive destinations after the world- famous Sipadan Island. This oceanic haven is situated in the South China Sea about 300km north-west of Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah. Its mass supports a luxurious 90-room dive resort, a Malaysian Naval base and a nesting […]

Pulau Tiga Marine Park, Sabah

Pulau Tiga is the largest of the three islands that make up Pulau Tiga Park. Its beautiful landscape and unspoilt natural environment attracted CBS TV Network of the USA to use it as the main location for its first ever episode of the popular ‘Survivor’ Programme, dubbing it the ‘Survivor Island’. This island was formed […]

Monkey Tops Safari, Sabah

The Monkey Tops Safari is accessible by highway and takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes to get to. Besides the abundance of mangrove tress found in the Klias Wetland Peninsula, this wetland forest is enriched with vegetation and wildlife such as the Proboscis Monkeys, Long Tail Macaques, crocodiles, fireflies and many species of birds. […]

Mabul Island, Sabah

Mabul Island is reputed to be one of the best places for underwater macro-photography in the world. Located in the clear waters of the Celebes Sea off the mainland of Sabah, it is surrounded by gentle sloping reefs two to 40m deep. Covering some 21 ha., it is considerably larger than the nearby Sipadan Island […]

Danum Valley, Sabah

The Danum Valley Conservation Area, 83km south-west of Lahad Datu, is blessed with a startling diversity of tropical flora and fauna. This vast Eden-like basin is home to the rare Sumatran Rhinoceros, orang utans, gibbons, mousedeer and the beautiful clouded leopard. Some 270 species of birds have been recorded in the area. The Danum Field […]

Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

Located just a 10- to 20- minute speedboat ride away from Sabah’s capital, Kota Kinabalu, the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park comprises of a cluster of five idyllic islands spread over 4,929 hectares, of which two-thirds is sea. The islands – Pulau Manukan, Pulau Mamutik, Pulau Sulug, Pulau Gaya and Pulau Sapi have soft white […]