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Tawau Hills Park

#3 of 7 things to do in Tawau Division Features Animals
Air Terjun | Gudang 4, Bal Estate, Malaysia
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Tawau Hills Park

Came here for the three main attractions 1. (Ex-)tallest tropical tree 2. Galas waterfall 3... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
mayooo87
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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We went there after we were done with the snorkeling at Mabul. Took a mini bus which costs us RM15... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Vancyn S
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Air Terjun | Gudang 4, Bal Estate, Malaysia
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Came here for the three main attractions 1. (Ex-)tallest tropical tree 2. Galas waterfall 3. Sulphur spring Sad to say but we left very disappointed. Not because of the place- it was great but of the poor management. We left from ticket counter with a...More

2  Thank mayooo87
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We went there after we were done with the snorkeling at Mabul. Took a mini bus which costs us RM15 per person to Tawau town and had to opt for another taxi which costs us RM50 one way (usually should be around RM40 one way)....More

1  Thank Vancyn S
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The park is our weekly weekend run stop but we did have the occassions now and then to go in to the recreational areas. The water is ideal for river bathing with spots for kids who do not know how to swim and there are...More

Thank blues_dm
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Half of the trails are closed and under construction. Same with the accommodations - only the more expensive ones are available right now. There is no bus going there - so get a cab from tawau city for about 30-40 rm BE WELL PREPARED for...More

2  Thank anmaas
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I've stayed here for 6 days, hiked up to Mt. Lucia and halfway to Mt. Magdanela. We spot a lot of interesting animals such as Gibbons, red leaf monkeys, several species of hornbills such as rhinoceros, white crown, black and etc, birds, civits, scorpions and...More

1  Thank Adzham F
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Make sure to be properly dressed, unlike us. We walked the two hour trek in shorts and T-shirt, which resulted in having to stop after every second step and sweep leeches off our legs - quite disgusting. When we finally came to the hotsprings, they...More

2  Thank Sebastian N
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I was looking for a half-day trip around Tawau Airport after diving in Sipadan and it was a good choice to visit Taman Bukit Tawau (Tawau Hills National Park). The park offers several jungle treks in low altitude (half-day to full day, all below 300...More

4  Thank Richie C
Reviewed 29 November 2015

i wish to go to canopy walkway but badly i was stuck with the rain for almost an hour. so, my friends and i just walk away around the park, touched the water and go back to the town before the day becomes too dark....More

Thank gooner119
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Very good place for a jungle hike, but beware of the leeches. There are many of them after ~2km down the trail; on the ground, the trees, the leaves. Tuck all your clothes and socks in. Use salt or salt solution to get them off...More

1  Thank microbe_scientist
Reviewed 3 March 2015

I previously wrote about this place but because of time, I only managed to see a small part of this place. This time I stayed a night at one of the chalets and visited the waterfall and hot spring. Both are doable within an afternoon...More

5  Thank Steven_Teo
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