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Mari Mari Cultural Village Tours

Mari Mari Cultural Village
Travelers in search of a true cultural exchange need look no further than Mari Mari, a cultural village situation in a remote forest on the island of Borneo. Here, visitors can learn about the indigenous Sabahan people, explore their traditional homes and witness fire-starting, blowpipe-making and tattoo-making demonstrations. 
Address: Inanam, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, Malaysia
Hours: Daily 10am-10pm

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Half-Day Mari Mari Cultural Village from Kota Kinabalu

Half-Day Mari Mari Cultural Village from Kota Kinabalu

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Encounter Borneo’s traditional cultures at Mari Mari Cultural Village, where you get a glimpse into the daily routines and rituals of five major cultural groups. See each group’s distinctive houses, costumes, and practices, with a guide to help explain each thing you encounter, then see a performance that brings traditional Borneo to vivid life. After your time exploring Mari Mari Cultural Village, this tour includes a traditional meal in the village’s dining hall.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.44
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$35.44

Mari Mari Cultural Village Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Mari Mari Cultural Village Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Delve into Sabah’s cultural melting pot on a day trip to Mar Mari Cultural Village, where you can meet the people of indigenous Borneo and witness fire-starting and blowpipe-making demonstrations. Perfect for families and first-time visitors, this small-group tour is limited to 15 people to ensure personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.80
Price varies by group size
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$71.80
Price varies by group size
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Private Mari-Mari Cultural Village Tour Including Lunch

Private Mari-Mari Cultural Village Tour Including Lunch

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Explore the Mari-Mari Cultural Village in Sabah with a dedicated guide on this private tour. You'll enjoy personalized attention and the ability to travel at your own pace as you learn about Borneo's ancient and modern culture. Activities include a traditional house tour, a cultural show, and a traditional local lunch.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.39
Price varies by group size
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$55.39
Price varies by group size

Half-Day Mari Mari Cultural Village Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Half-Day Mari Mari Cultural Village Tour from Kota Kinabalu

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Explore Borneo's indigenous cultures on a half-day trip from Kota Kinabalu to Mari Mari Cultural Village, which features traditional houses, crafts, and bushcraft recreated by members of each tribe in Sabah. You'll see local people making blowpipes and kindling bamboo fires, then learn the symbolism behind Sabah's long tradition of tattooing. With pickup and drop-off at hotels in Kota Kinabalu, this tour includes entrance fees and lunch.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.36
Price varies by group size
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$74.36
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Mari Mari Cultural Village Traditional Living

Mari Mari Cultural Village Traditional Living

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A short drive out of Kota Kinabalu, the Mari Mari Cultural Village provides a convenient opportunity to experience many of Borneo’s unique cultures in a purpose-built cultural village. Learn about the tribes’ traditional dances, cuisines and ways of thriving in Borneo’s challenging jungle. For visitors who can only stay in Borneo briefly, this experience offers a chance to see how Borneo’s cultural diversity matches its biodiversity.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.67
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$66.67

Half-Day Mari Mari Cultural Village from Kota Kinabalu

Half-Day Mari Mari Cultural Village from Kota Kinabalu

Visit the Mari Mari Cultural Village, an open-air museum that introduces you to Borneo’s ethnic cultures. Visit longhouses in the village and observe the daily routines of Sabah’s traditional groups including the Dusun, Rungus, Lundayeh, Bajau and Murut. Taste Sabahan specialties for lunch and observe cultural demonstrations such as blowpipe making, fire starting, and tattooing while you learn from your guide about the mystical symbolism behind these practices. Round-trip transport from Kota Kinabalu hotels included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.40
From
$75.40
Taking safety measures

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Mari Mari Cultural Village hours of operation?
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Mari Mari Cultural Village hours of operation: Daily 10am-10pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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