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City Highlights Half-Day Tour

By Borneo Trails Tours & Travel


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Selective hotel pickup
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  • Overview of Kota Kinabalu's culturally significant sites

  • Insight into symbolic religious temples & mosques

  • Exploring geologic & historical relics at the Sabah Museum

  • Signal Hill—sweeping view of nearby islands & city skyline

  • Souvenir shopping opportunity at handicraft market

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Kota Kinabalu

  • What's included

    Admission fees

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transportation to and from your Kota Kinabalu hotel

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Beverages, bottled water, and snacks

Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

What you can expect

Take a journey through Kota Kinabalu and explore its fascinating history, architecture, and traditions. Get up-close views of notable landmarks like Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Islamic mosques, the Sabah Museum, and scenic Signal Hill, before shopping at a local market featuring handmade goods.

Begin with a visit to the Menara Tun Mustapha, one of the tallest buildings in the city, and proceed to the Universiti Malaysia Sabah to see its extensive facilities and sprawling gardens.

Make your way to the City Mosque to admire the Islamic architecture complemented by the beautiful Likas Bay. The design of the mosque is made to look as though it is floating on water, and its reflection creates a mesmerizing image in the clear bay below.

Get a glimpse into local life during the colonial era at the Sabah Museum. With the help of your knowledgeable guide, browse various artifacts and galleries that give detailed insight into the native Kadazan-Dusun people.

Finally, take plenty of pictures at scenic Signal Hill, with breathtaking vistas of the city below, the surrounding islands, and Tun Abdul Rahman National Park, before journeying back to your hotel.


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Activity Location

  • Kota Kinabalu

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Kota Kinabalu City Center (Hotel Pickup)
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