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Category: National parks, Local time: 03:21:45, Altitude: 3551m
Kinabalu National Park is a protected area in Malaysia
. In the park tourists can admire the highest mountain of the Borneo island the Mount Kinabalu
and a great number of endemic species both form animal and plant world - such as gigantic Rafflesia plants or orang-utans. Kinabalu National Park was added to the UNESCO
World Heritage List in the year 2000.
About the Kinabalu National Park
Kinabalu National Park lies on the west coast of state Sabah, near Mount Kinabalu, which - by the way- the highest mountain on the island of Borneo. The mountain is 4095 m high. There is no need to have a climbing gear to get to its top. So, it is very popular among tourists. On the way to the top, or anywhere in the whole park the tourists can admire the enormous biological diversity of Kinabalu National Park. On the area of 754 km2 there are more than 4,500 species of flora and fauna. The carnivorous plants or orchids can be found there and also 326 species of bird and around 100 mammal species including popular orang-utans.
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 11:21:08 AM
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This information is provided by the community of TIXIK users and is waiting for confirmation by the owner. What recreational activities are available or possible?
: hiking, climbing, swimming Character of the park
: marine, mountain, lake, insular Protected animal species
: donkey, orangutan, butterfly, turtle Other services
: snacks, houseboats, restaurant, beach Distance from the main road
: 11.095046403825 Why to go there?
: unique fauna, unique flora