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Travel Guide to Kota Kinabalu

For any visitor to Malaysia who wants to experience the true majesty of nature, a trip to Borneo is an absolute must! The main city on the island, Kota Kinabalu is a great base from which to explore the rainforest in order to see the orang-utans, take a trip offshore to dive in the clear blue ocean, and even to hike up Mount Kinabalu to see the striking landscape spread out beneath you. With world-class hotels available, there is no need to slum it either – you can enjoy luxury and nature in harmony in Borneo.

Sights to see in Kota Kinabalu

Make time in Kota Kinabalu in order to see some of the sights. The Kota Kinabalu highlights every visitor should see, the miles of virgin rainforest is one of the best. Other popular sights like the incredible beaches of Sabah are also well worth seeking out. Kota Kinabalu’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Kota Kinabalu city tour before you travel and allow our expert Kota Kinabalu based guides to show you some of Kota Kinabalu’s hidden treasures.

Sport in Kota Kinabalu

As everyone knows, Kota Kinabalu’s overwhelmingly favourite pastime is Soccer, and the best-known team is Sabah who play at Likas Stadium. The biggest event in the Kota Kinabalu sporting calendar is undoubtedly International matches, which takes place at the Likas Stadium and is quite a spectacle!

Sights to see in Kota Kinabalu

Make time in Kota Kinabalu in order to see some of the sights. The Kota Kinabalu highlights every visitor should see, the miles of virgin rainforest is one of the best. Other popular sights like the incredible beaches of Sabah are also well worth seeking out. Kota Kinabalu’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Kota Kinabalu city tour before you travel and allow our expert Kota Kinabalu based guides to show you some of Kota Kinabalu’s hidden treasures.

Weather in Kota Kinabalu

It is simple to find the best weather in Kota Kinabalu with our guide to the climate of Kota Kinabalu. The table below shows the average temperatures in Kota Kinabalu throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Kota Kinabalu.

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Tips For Driving in Kota Kinabalu

All you need to drive a car in Kota Kinabalu is your regular UK license. For security in Malaysia, make sure your license is valid before you go to Kota Kinabalu. In Kota Kinabalu, as with the rest of Malaysia, you need to drive on the left hand side of the road. Even though you cannot book car hire in Kota Kinabalu for your trip, there are many attractions around Kota Kinabalu's surrounding areas, so make sure you explore.

Kota Kinabalu Airport Guide

Kota Kinabalu International Airport lies roughly 4 miles south of Kota Kinabalu. The airport, whose international IATA code is BKI is only about 15 hours flight from London. Regular buses operate into Kota Kinabalu, and taxis are also available. Kota Kinabalu International Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Kota Kinabalu.

Kota Kinabalu UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Kota Kinabalu, or just need some advice, the Kota Kinabalu British Consulate is the place to go.

Peter Mole
Office of the Honorary British Consul
Kota Kinabalu
Sabah

Telephone: (60) (88) 253 333

Quick Guide to Kota Kinabalu

City Name: Kota Kinabalu
Country: Malaysia
Language: Malay
Currency: Malaysian Ringgit
Time Difference: GMT + 8
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz

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