About 2 hours scenic drive from Kota Kinabalu, Tambunan enjoys a spring-like weather and is well-known for its bamboo produce. Bamboo trees can be seen growing in abundance alongside the road. Lucky visitors will have the opportunity to witness the world’s largest flower which blooms seasonally only for a week at the Rafflesia Information Centre. Other note-worthy attractions include the Mahua Waterfalls, Mat Salleh Stone Memorial, as well as the mysterious Batu Gong.

Selected Homestay in Tambunan

  • Tambunan Village Homestay

    Tambunan Village Homestay is located in Tambunan Town which is 81 kilometer from Kota Kinabalu. It has a scenic paddy field and bamboo groves, the result of colonial regulations that for every bamboo cut, twenty shoots must be planted. The majority of the people here are Kadazan Dusun. They are mainly ...

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Batu Tulug, Sandakan

Batu Tulug is a steep limestone cliff that stands 39 meters high and is part of the 20-25 million years old Labang limestone formation. Also, inside the middle and upper caves are more than a hundred carved wooden coffins dating back 200-250 years.