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Address: Kota Kinabalu_Tambunan Highway | 59 km from Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 87-774 691
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Tambunan Day Trip from Kota Kinabalu: Rafflesia Flower and Rainforest Trek
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I visited here was wanted to see this flower as its native only to here, they gave one in London. Kew Gardens but they charged ridiculous amounts of money to see. The got to see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Livingmydream68
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here was wanted to see this flower as its native only to here, they gave one in London. Kew Gardens but they charged ridiculous amounts of money to see. The got to see the flower in bud state, just starting to open up , full flower and during off. When I arrived the flower was starting to smell... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were in a tour Kota Kinabalu National Park and the guide asked if we wanted to visit the Tambunan Rafflesia Reserve, was just a bit more and we decide to visit it, was interesting but I recommend it just if you were in a tour already, don't bother to go just for it.

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Poole, Dorset
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were passing on our way from Mount Kinabalu when we saw the sign. You walk down a long track to a wooded area and the Rafflesia is growing under the trees. We were very lucky to see it as it flowers for such a short time. There were two young girls who told us about the flower and there... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

not much to do, great beaches away from polluted towns, very dirty otherwise. Food not great. If you like fish morning noon and night then ok. Won't go back though.

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Oradea, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Rafflesia is beautiful rare flower, which growns only in S-E Asia. The entrance price in reserve is 30 RM, about 8-9 Euro

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Earlier we were not planning to visit this place but our guide told us that there are 6 bloomed Rafflesia are there in the park so we thought of giving it a try. The garden was nothing but an area kept separately where Rafflesia blooms and fences around to separate them. Rafflesia takes around 6 months to bloom and once... More 

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Thank OzaMansi
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Did the booking thru Viator... Quick to collect payment. From Voucher ask to contact local agent, did it 3 days before travel date no reply . Call the office for pick up arrangement ... Pick up at 8.30am and travel by Van for 1.5hrs to be told no Flower to see as is not the right time of the year.... More 

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Thank Tk N
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We got taken here but the security guard from our hotel, the hotel had said that the flower was in bloom but was over its best and today would be the last day we could see it. We drove for around 5 minutes, pulled into a dirt track, and proceeded to what looked like a local persons house. There were... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

On my way to Tambunan I found this place, the place where they show all the information about rafflesia, nice place to drop by. There is toilet and even prayer place for Muslim

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

If visiting the hot springs & are interested in flowers then you might as well visit. At certain time of the year, we were there mid May you can see this very special flower "claimed to be the largest in the world".

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