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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
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$74.36
Price varies by group size
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Proboscis Monkey and Fireflies River Cruise

Proboscis Monkey and Fireflies River Cruise

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Cruise through the mangrove forests near Kota Kinabalu on this evening excursion in search of local wildlife. Listen to educational commentary on local species, such as proboscis monkeys, silver leaf moneys, macaque long tail monkeys, monitor lizards, and native birds. Once the sun sets, enjoy the sights of fireflies blinking in the twilight.
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  • 8 hours
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$48.72
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$48.72

Kota Kinabalu by Night with Dinner

Kota Kinabalu by Night with Dinner

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Soak up the electric atmosphere of Kota Kinabula by night on this 3-hour evening tour, including hotel pick-up. Browse the bustling night market, then enjoy a magnificent view over the illuminated city from the observation deck of Signal Hill. Finally, tuck into a sumptuous dinner of typical Malaysian dishes, accompanied by traditional Malay music and dance.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.04
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$60.04
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Gayang Trails Fishing Village Crab Catching and Batik Painting from Kota Kinabalu

Gayang Trails Fishing Village Crab Catching and Batik Painting from Kota Kinabalu

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Learn about the seafaring skills of the Bajau Laut people, a tribal group of Malaysia commonly referred to as ‚Äėsea gypsies.‚Äô This day trip to Gayang village includes a cruise past their houses built on stilts. Go crab catching and observe main livelihoods, such as fishing and pearl farming, then try your hand at batik painting and keep your creation to take home as a souvenir. Light refreshments are included along with round-trip transport from Kota Kinabalu hotels.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.80
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$80.80
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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
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Kota Kinabalu Half-Day City Tour

Kota Kinabalu Half-Day City Tour

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Check off Kota Kinabalu’s key sights in just half a day on this comprehensive guided door-to-door tour. Soak up sweeping views of the city from Signal Hill, learn about Chinese Buddhism at Pu Toh Tze Temple, and explore Sabah’s rich heritage at the Sabah State Museum. Along the way, see the Sabah State Mosque, the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, and the 30-story Menara Tun Mustapha.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.93
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$51.93
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Tambunan Authentic Homestay Adventure

Tambunan Authentic Homestay Adventure

This tour provides you a chance to live in a local village. Sunusron is a old and quaint village in tambunan where you will get to experience the local culture of Sabah Borneo. From breathtaking views to home cooked food you will walk away from this tour with local knowledge you are sure to never forget.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.57
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$152.57

Tagal Tinopikon Park Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Tagal Tinopikon Park Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Moyog River along the village is managed by the park community and fishing activity is extremely prohibited. The secret word for this success is "Tagal" which means "prohibition" in the Kadazandusun language. You will be fined if you are caught fishing in a ‚ÄúTagal‚ÄĚ area. Tagal Tinopikon Park bring you to experience nature authentic village life with friendly Kadazandusun host, sound of Moyoq river brings peace in mind and soul, friendly Pelian fishes also known as the Gem of the river are so welcoming (fishes may not be seen when river is too muddy) Moyoq River is one of the most beautiful rivers in Sabah. Despite the warm weather, it felt rather relaxing and soothing taking a break as the trees shade you from the sun and rhythm of the nature further compliments the experience.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.00
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$71.00
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Mengkabong Water Village

Mengkabong Water Village

Experience an incredible cultural tour of Mengkabong Water Village with this hands-on experience that goes the extra mile. Visit a renowned indigenous tribe and discover Bajau Fisherman community culture. Get involved and try your hand at crab catching and fishing with locals. Enjoy a sunset river cruise among mangrove trees and spot mesmerizing fireflies at the end of an incredible day.
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  • 6 hours
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$53.34
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$53.34

Monsopiad Cultural Village Visit with Private Transfer from Kota Kinabalu

Monsopiad Cultural Village Visit with Private Transfer from Kota Kinabalu

The rich indigenous cultures are one of the highlights of any visit to Borneo. Experience them without the hassles of self-drive on this convenient private tour of the Monsopiad Cultural Village. Learn how the Kadazan people live and about the feats of the mighty headhunter Monsopiad, and enjoy cultural experiences from rice wine to dances.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.77
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$30.77

Crocodile Farm, Rungus Longhouse & Tuaran Temple from Kota Kinabalu

Crocodile Farm, Rungus Longhouse & Tuaran Temple from Kota Kinabalu

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Escape the city and delve deeper into Borneo’s indigenous culture on a day trip to Tuaran from Kota Kinabalu. A great introduction for first-time visitors, this package saves you the stress of advance planning by taking care of transport and activities, and offering the inside scoop on Sabah’s culture and history.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.65
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$125.65
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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
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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

Monsopiad Cultural Village Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Monsopiad Cultural Village Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Discover the world of the Kadazan people on a 3-hour tour to the Monsopiad Cultural Village. After transfer from your hotel, your visit to the village begins with a glass of local rice wine. Follow your guide to the House of the Skull where you learn about the legendary warrior, which the park is named for. Later, watch or join in a traditional Kadazan dance.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.31
Price varies by group size
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$67.31
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Kota Kinabalu City Tour

Kota Kinabalu City Tour

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Kota Kinabalu City is the gateway to the Land Below the Wind. It is the state capital of Sabah. At 0930 hrs or 1400, pick up at the City hotel and proceed with a guided tour around the city tour. Take a bird's eye view of the city from Signal Hill. Visit Tun Mustapha Building with its 32 Storey Building with its column of free floors. Visit Poh Toh Tse Buddhist Temple and drive through residential estates. Unravel Sabah's heritage at the State Mosque. Learn more about the rich heritage of Sabah at the State Museum.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.00
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$53.00
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Kudat Peninsula Day Trip to Tip of Borneo from Kota Kinabalu

Kudat Peninsula Day Trip to Tip of Borneo from Kota Kinabalu

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Discover the beauty of the Kudat Peninsula on this Tip of Borneo day trip from Kota Kinabalu. Mingle with the locals in the town of Kota Belud, and learn of the indigenous Bajau and Rungus peoples. Gain insight into local bee-farming and honey-harvesting at Kampung Gombizau, and visit a traditional Rungus longhouse to learn of their cultural traditions. Enjoy breathtaking views over the South China Sea from your vantage point at the Tip of Borneo, the island’s northernmost edge. Capture the views on camera before returning to Kota Kinabalu.
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  • 8 hours
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$111.03
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$111.03

Kota Belud Sunday Market Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Kota Belud Sunday Market Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Unless you speak Malay, navigating the Kota Belud Sunday market can be a difficult task. Discover the best of the weekly shopping bonanza, and return home with the most memorable souvenirs, after a stress-free day trip from Kota Kinabalu. Exploring the market with a guide means that you'll have chance to practice your bargaining skills as well as gaining insight into the culture and history of Kota Belud. 
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.39
Price varies by group size
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$65.39
Price varies by group size
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Kota Kinabalu City and Nature Tour

Kota Kinabalu City and Nature Tour

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Explore both the popular highlights and some lesser-known spots of Kota Kinabalu city on this small-group day tour. A highlight is the unusual Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, a floating temple surrounded by a lagoon. Visit a produce market selling everything from seafood to flowers, and ask your guide for local food recommendations for lunch. Plus, you'll get the best views of  Kota Kinabalu Crocker Range National Park from a viewpoint.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

The Essence of Kota Kinabalu

The Essence of Kota Kinabalu

Sabah’s gateway to Borneo has long been on the radar for those eager seeing more of the natural splendour of Malaysia’s green heart. However, the city has blossomed over the years, where it once did not have a prominent position on the tourism map. Called KK by its residents, Kota Kinabalu has turned into a melting pot of culture, food and a strong affinity towards that what keeps the city such a pleasure to wander through. Its demands to follow in the footsteps of the 21st century are there, but holding tight to its historical values, sights and landmarks makes it an excellent example of old versus new. Turn your Malaysia Borneo exploration complete with our half-day touring the sights, sounds and cultural aspects of one of Malaysia’s thriving travel hubs.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.06
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$32.06
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Longhouse Stay Cultural Experience - 2 Days

Longhouse Stay Cultural Experience - 2 Days

There is a strong cultural feel when you are in Kudat, located on the north coast from Kota Kinabalu Kudat welcomes her visitors with stretches of longhouses on stilts along the peninsula. The quiet town of Kudat is a serene fishing village and well-known for her beautiful beaches along its coast. Be with either exploring nature trails or simply have a lazy day on the beach, Kudat offers stunning sunsets that fill the entire skyline with colours and radiates the feel of repose leaving you enduring for more.
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  • 2 days
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$250.65
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$250.65
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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
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$75.40
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Mari Mari Cultural Village

Mari Mari Cultural Village

Visitors to Kota Kinabalu love venturing out of the city to get amongst nature and see the daily life of Malaysia’s indigenous communities. This 3-hour tour of the Mari Mari Cultural Village lets travelers explore tribal homes and watch a range of interactive demonstrations. With an expert guide to accompany you, this is the ideal activity for those who want to learn more about Malaysia’s rich history and culture.
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  • 3 hours
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$65.39
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$65.39

KK Rainforest City Tour

KK Rainforest City Tour

Kota Kinabalu, the gateway to the rest of Sabah, is also the state capital. It has a population of approximately 300,000 and is usually called 'KK' for short. On this tour you will view the Puh Toh Tze (Chinese Buddhist temple) with a huge status of Kuan Yin (her goddess of mercy), Atkinson Clock Tower (one of the most enduring landmarks stands prominently on a bluff along Signal Hill), photo stop at City Mosque, shopping at Cocoa Boutique where you can find our local chocolate and enjoy some leisure time mingling with the local people at the (Filipino Market) Handicraft market before proceed back to hotel.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.50
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$32.50

Cultural Exploration at Mari-Mari Village

Cultural Exploration at Mari-Mari Village

Malaysia’s deeply-rooted cultural heritage has long been a key reason for travellers exploring the Sabah side of Borneo. Spread across the vastness of the region, the cultural differences between the indigenous tribes and minorities, the awareness of the interesting sights and sounds of ethnicity slowly moves towards preservation. With Mari Mari Cultural Village, guests are now able to get a taste of the diversity of the Borneo side of the variety of Borneo without having to travel into all corners and directions and seeking out these interests. The set-up of this village is centralized around the values of Borneo minorities, each with their specific traditions and beliefs. With three departures each day, planned in such a way that engaged visitors will not miss some of the demonstrations of what is acclaimed to be one of the best set-ups of multi-cultural experiences.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.65
Price varies by group size
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$75.65
Price varies by group size
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