The district of Penampang is located 10 km from the city of Kota Kinabalu. It is one of the districts nearest to the International airport. It is also the gateway from the west coast to the interior of Sabah. The name Penampang is derived from word Pampang which means ‘The Rock’, because of the presence of rocks in the village of Penampang.

Selected Homestay in Penampang

  • Penampang Village Homestay

    The penampang Village Homestay is situated close to the Kota Kinabalu / Tambunan highway, can be your gateway to the interior of Sabah in Malaysia, the towns of Tambunan, Keningau and Tenom. The Village Homestay, located 16.5km from Kota Kinabalu, is an ideal accommodation to stay on holiday for the ...

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The most expensive orchid in the world

Rothschild’s Slipper Orchid considered to be the “aristocrat of slipper orchids”; it grows wild in Mount Kinabalu and has won many awards and perhaps the most expensive orchid in the world. It takes 15 years to bloom from seedling earning the title “Gold of Kinabalu”