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Kota Kinabalu Tour Ideas

Full-Day Sepilok Orangutan and Sun Bear and Sandakan City Trail

Full-Day Sepilok Orangutan and Sun Bear and Sandakan City Trail
Duration:
10 hours
From:
USD 175.00
Meet gentle, shy orangutans in their natural habitat at a unique wildlife sanctuary on this delightful full-day tour. The Orangutan Rehabilitation Center in Sandakan is located in the middle of the lush Sepilok Forest Reserve. The Center specializes in caring for baby orphan orangutans and teaching them the survival skills they would have learned from their mothers under normal conditions. The orangutans are not kept in captivity but rather come and go as they please while becoming used to living in the wild again after being held in captivity by various people. You will have the chance to see these incredible creatures close up and to watch the fun of feeding time.

Day Trip to Mount Kinabalu Poring Rainforest

Day Trip to Mount Kinabalu Poring Rainforest
Duration:
9 hours
From:
USD 79.00
<p><strong></strong>Mount Kinabalu was nominated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site for its sheer biodiversity. Enjoy a short trail walk at the base of the mountain and visit the Mountain Garden to capture a glimpse into the fascinating and often unique world of flora. The montane oak-chestnut forest at the Park headquarters gives way to lowland dipterocarp forest at Poring on the eastern boundary.  Here, you may trek through the rainforest and witness life in the treetops as you walk along the 100ft high Canopy Walkway. </p>

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Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI) Car Rental


Welcome to the car rental Kota Kinabalu Airport information page with information on Kota Kinabalu Airport car rental options, including which side do you drive on, transmission types, local Kota Kinabalu driving stress, licences, and more. You may also compare your Kota Kinabalu Airport car rental options and search for the best available Kota Kinabalu car rental rates in the search box below.


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Kota Kinabalu Airport Car Rental Desk Locations

A few Kota Kinabalu Airport car rental companies offer service on-site, in both terminals.

 

With the local companies, prices do vary and negotiation is possible (or even encouraged). Most people arrange a car upon arrival rather than pre-booking.

 

If you do pre-book, be sure to reserve a car in the same terminal you will be arriving in.


Kota Kinabalu Driving Information


 
Driving is on the left side of the road.


 
Kota Kinabalu Airport rental cars may be either automatic OR manual transmission. Make sure to verify when booking if you are not comfortable with a manual transmission.


 
Your local drivers' licence is required.


An International Drivers' Permit (or IDP) may be required, especially if your local drivers' licence is in a language other than the local language (you may inquire when you pick up your car).


 
Kota Kinabalu Driving Stress Level: 7/10

Busy streets and unpredictable drivers make driving a challenge.


 


Kota Kinabalu Airport Car Rental Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com has a mixed recommendation on a Kota Kinabalu Airport car rental

Renting a car might give you freedom, but with traffic conditions and unmarked streets hiring a taxi or private car and driver from your hotel for seeing the sights out of town might be a better option. Alternatively look for renting a motorcycle for a day or more if you really want to have fun. Your hotel can probably direct you to a rental agency or they may even have something on-site at a competitive rate. Motorcycle rentals run about MYR 20 per day.



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Last Updated: 14 Oct 2016