Mt. Kinabalu Park in Sabah, Borneo


Mt. Kinabalu is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is located in the Mt. Kinabalu Park in Sabah. A lot of people come to KK to climb Mt. Kinabalu. From what I've read, the climb doesn't require special climbing equipment and you just need to be in good health. It can be hiked in two or three days. 

Our trip to KK was kind of last minute and we didn't really look into climbing to the top, so instead we just went to Mt. Kinabalu Park for a nature walk and to see the botanical garden. As we walked around, we could feel the temperature was cooler in some areas. The different climate zones are part of the reason why there is so much biodiversity at Mt. Kinabalu Park.
This berry from a tree our guide called a kerosene plant has oil inside that can be lit on fire.
A view of Mt. Kinabalu.

Mt. Kinabalu Park is about two hours away by car from Kota Kinabalu. For more information on getting there and accommodations, click here


  1. magic photos Flora ..... would like to see more of your images, do you have a flickr site? If so can you link thru to me?

  2. @Kiersten, thank you!

    @Leone, thanks! I don't have a flickr, but I will try and create an online photo album and send you a link. It's something I've been meaning to do.

  3. Flora, your photographs are beautiful and have amazing depth of field. They are so colorful and tell a lot, I'm so glad that you commented on my blog and I JUST finally saw it and started looking through your blog. I love love love Singapore and it makes me miss it very much when reading your posts and looking at photos. Also, I climbed up Mt. Kinabalu back in 2008 and I was truly incredible but I do regret not doing the natural walk through the botanical gardens, you're photos made me jealous ha! I am happy to subscribe to follow your blog, its great!


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