Only RM 65 per pax for a Half Day Trip
A forty minute drive from Kota Kinabalu to Penampang district on the south-western part of the West Coast Division will bring you to the Lok Kawi Wildlife Park. This park is a small wildlife rehabilitation centre on 280 acres of land which is home to nearly 100 species of plants, birds and wild animals. Visitors will be able to witness rare animals, and some of them are not very often spotted, like the endangered pygmy elephants, gibbons, clouded leopard, civet cats, tarsiers, Orangutans, malayan sun bears and Sumatra Rhinoceros. The hardest part on a visit to Lok Kawi Wildlife Park is the transport of getting there and back. Unless you…..
Unless you know some locals who are willing to take you there. The other two options are on public bus transport which operates only on Sundays and public holidays or one can always call a taxi. Taxi fare one way from Kota Kinabalu will cost RM 50 and if ask to wait for two hours including the return trip will cost more than RM120.
Borneo Tribe, the company, has made this easy for indpendent traveller by providing a coach tranfer with a half day tour to the park and it comes with an English speaking guide too. If there is a need for Chinese guide, this can also be arranged. Presently Borneo Tirbe operates on a 11 seater van. If more seats are needed they can always arrange for a bigger coach. The half day tour to Lok Kawi Wildlife Park with Borneo Tribe only costs RM 65 per person. The tour package also includes the 30 minutes animal show. Note: Park fee is not included. The schedule below is the pick up points and times from various hotels in the Kota Kinabalu area.
Pick Up Time
|Hotel / Lodge / Resort||10 am Tour||2 pm Tour|
|Pacific Sutera / Magellan||0930||1330|
|Kota Kinabalu City Area||0920||1320|
|Rasa Ria Resort**||0820||1220|
**Additional charges for pick-up from out skirt hotels.
Minimum 2 pax
Lok Kawi Wildlife Park
Opening Time: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, daily
Entrance Fee: Adult RM 20 / Child RM 10
MY card Holder: Adult RM 10 / Child RM 5
Handicap Person: Free
Apart from tour package and good coach schedule to Lok Kawi Wildlif park, Borneo Tribe also provides tour packages to Kinabalu National Park, Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, Matanani Island, and Garama Wetland River Cruise. Visit their website for more information.
Lot 112, 1st Floor, Wisma Sabah,
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen,
Kota KInabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
tel / fax: +6 088 266 506
hotline: +6014 650 9626
website: www. borneotribe.com