Top 10 Scenic Location for Instagram in Sabah

Sabah is still yet to be discovered by masses of tourists but it has some of the most tropical pleasing location in the entire world. Sabah should be your next destination because of the luxuriant rainforests, exotic natural history, crystal clear seas,coral reef and the warm reception of the locals. If you’re interested in the more beautiful place in Sabah, stay tuned because we are about to let you in on the top 10 scenic location for Instagram in Sabah.

1. Mount Kinabalu


Mount Kinabalu (Malay: Gunung Kinabalu) is an outstanding mountain on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. It is located in the East Malaysian state of Sabah and is preserved as Kinabalu Park, a World Heritage Site. Kinabalu is the tallest summit in Borneo’s Crocker Range and is the tallest mountain in the Malay Archipelago as well as the tallest mountain in Malaysia. Mount Kinabalu is also the 20th most outstanding mountain in the world by topographic prominence.

2. Mount Trus Madi

Mount Trusmadi or Trus madi (Malay: Gunung Trusmadi) is Malaysia’s second tallest mountain at 2,642 metres (8,668 ft). It locates in the state of Sabah, close to mount Kinabalu, on the island of Borneo. The mountain supports a wide range of unique wildlife, including nepenthes macrophilia, a species of pitcher plant.

3. Mount Tambuyukon


The third tallest summit is Gunung Tambuyukon (2,579m). Although it is a lower altitude, it is the hardest of the three climbs but the look from the top is very spectacular and for those reasons,people still want to climb it although it hard.

4. Tawau Hills National Park


Located 24 km from Tawau, is another park created to preserve water catchment resources, this time for Tawau Town and the Semporna Peninsula. Activities include a lowland garden walk, jungle trekking, camping, visiting the Table Waterfall with a natural swimming pool, and also the Mountain Trail Challenge which covers two mountains, Gunung Magdalena (1310 metres) and Gunung Lucia (1201 metres).

5. Tambunan Rafflesia Forest Reserve


The giant, rotten meat-smelling Rafflesia flower popular and also one of the top Sabah attractions for both local and foreign visitors. The Rafflesia Information Centre at the Tambunan Rafflesia Forest Reserve is the site to set out a guide to lead you one of these flowers in bloom.

6. Sipadan Island

Rated as one of the top ten best dive location in the world. Its coral formations attract attention of green and hawksbill turtles, barracuda, big-eye trevally, manta rays, hammerhead sharks, whale sharks and countless colourful and pretty smaller fish.

7. Tun Sakaran Marine Park


Biggest marine park in Sabah and comprises eight islands, some of which are formed from the remains of extinct volcanoes. Tourism facilities are not yet developed but visitors may scuba dive or snorkel in the park’s dive sites.

8. Layang Layang


An atoll reef far out in the South China Sea, around 300 km from the Malaysian coastline. It has its own airstrip and a dive resort, rated again as one of the top ten dive locations in the world.

9. Manukan Island


Manukan Island (Pulau Manukan) is the second biggest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, Malaysia’s first marine national park. It is located in the East Malaysian state of Sabah, just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu and is easily accessible by boat.Manukan is the most in demand island with Kota Kinabalu residents. Manukan has some good stretches of beaches on the southern coastline. The finest beach is on the eastern tip of the island. Offshore of Manukan are coral reefs, which is ideal for snorkelling, diving and also swimming.

10. Rumah Terbalik


Rumah Terbalik is the first upside-down house in Malaysia. This building is located along the main highway leading to Mount Kinabalu, Kiulu River rafting and all the area on the east coast of Sabah in Kampung Telibong, the region of Tuaran. You will be manage to look a traditional Sabah kampung house wholly equipped with kitchen, living room, bedrooms, toilet, veranda and garden in a new perspective – upside down!

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