Sabah Tourism

Sabah, the second largest state of Malaysia, is located at south east of Malaysia. It is a land of varied landscapes and fills with natural wonders. With more than 30 different ethnic races, it has become one of the top multicultural states in Southeast Asia. Sabah offers nature-related activities such as diving, jungle trekking and wildlife spotting. There are countless things to do in Sabah which will give a very enjoyable experience to each and every visitor that comes to Sabah.

The capital of Sabah is Kota Kinabalu, formerly known as Jesselton. Sabah gained the title of "The Land Below the Wind" because of its location just south of the typhoon-prone region.

    Where to go...
  • Kinabalu National Park
    Kinabalu National Park is the biggest tourist attraction in Sabah, attracting flocks of mountaineers to scale to the summit of Mount Kinabalu, the tallest mountain in the Borneo. As Malaysia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kinabalu National Park is home to an incredibly diverse range of flora and fauna, including the world's largest flower, the Rafflesia.
  • Sipadan Island
    Sipadan Island is a diving paradise, located approximately some 30 km off the coast of Semporna, in the southeast coast of Sabah. It is renowned among divers, rated as one of the best diving spots in the world. You will be captivated by a large variety of soft corals, sea turtles, lobsters, barracudas, beautiful coral fishes and many more. Don’t worry if you can’t dive, you may choose to snorkel!
  • Mari Mari Cultural Village
    Mari Mari Cultural Village is l just 25 minutes away from Kota Kinabalu City. In the village, you will be introduced 30 different races of ethnic and culture with 80 different dialects including Kadazan/Dusun the biggest ethnic group in Sabah, Murut, Rungus, Bajau, and Kadayan. You will find demonstration activities such as fire starting, blowpipe making and tattoo making. See, taste and feel the essence of Sabah!
  • Kinabatangan River Cruise
    Kinabatangan River Cruise is a two-hour river cruise on the Kinabatangan River, the longest river in Sabah. Take this opportunity to view the primate species including salt water crocodiles, macaques, monitor lizards, pygmy elephants and the most famously Proboscis Monkeys, the long-nosed monkeys.
  • What to eat...
  • Tuaran Mee
    Tuaran Mee is a noodle dish name after the town of Tuaran, a town in the northwest of Sabah. The noodles are made from egg yolk and flour. Before serving, the noodles are fried, leaving a golden crust texture. Often, it is served with slices of roasted pork slices and green vegetables.
  • Sheng Rou Mian
    Sheng Rou Mian, or locally known as Sang Nyiuk Mian, is a huge favourite among the locals. Do not fear the name as the pork is not served raw. In fact, thin slices of fresh pork are lightly boiled in hot broth and are very tender. Served with noodles fried with pork lard and dark soy sauce, you can choose to order meat slices only or meat slices with meat balls and liver, intestines or kidneys.
  • Keropok Amplang
    Keropok Amplang is a fish-based cracker mainly produced in Tawau, Sabah. It is made from mackerel mixed with tapioca flour, starch, garlic, egg, sugar and salt. Amplang Cracker is simply crispy and is suitable to be taken as a snack anywhere and anytime throughout the day.