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Lok Kawi Wildlife Park

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Address: Jalan Pintas, Penampang 89500, Malaysia
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+60 88-765 793
09:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Half-Day Lok Kawi Wildlife Park from Kota Kinabalu
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Spent a week in KK, love animals so decided to check out the wildlife park, honestly was very average. I have travelled extensively and been to many wildlife parks, zoos and... read more

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Salisbury Downs, Australia
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143 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a week in KK, love animals so decided to check out the wildlife park, honestly was very average. I have travelled extensively and been to many wildlife parks, zoos and animal sanctuaries. This was by far not my favourite, they do have same birds that I had never seen before, but some animals did not look well, the ostrich... More 

Thank Wade-Tyson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wildlife park is disappointing because it does not live up to its reputation. you expect more of a conservation feel to a wildlife park in Borneo which has endangered Orang-utans, Pigmy Elephants and Sun bears. There was no perceivable conservation and the animals were in compounds some distance from the visitors. I have seen far better in the UK.... More 

Thank Patrick F
Guri, South Korea
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1,649 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

C1 ( 2017.04.24 ) There was not bigger than I think, but very good to me. This zoo's animals was not many but special, because this animal's lived Borneo island that area. The aviary in there was good, and the atmosphere with calm was very good to me. I didn't botanic garden because of hard walk in hot weather. There... More 

Thank HanJuyoung
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled from our hotel in Kota Kinabalu via taxi (took about 30 minutes) and paid for the taxi to wait for us, as it has been mentioned several times in other reviews that it's difficult to get a return taxi. Taxi cost us 290MR which was arranged by our hotel. Lok Kawi is located on the side of a... More 

1 Thank Rosa K
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Not too big but I really nice park. The animal show was interesting and you can take a picture with animals after that. The staff was really friendly and professional.

Thank Dávid F
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

The animal show was really good, staff very friendly and professional. However, time schedule for the feeding time was not accurate at all.

Thank Szabolcs L
Airlie Beach, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Enjoyed a couple of hours here, mainly to see the orangatans and proboscus monkeys, it didnt dissapoint. Enjoyed seeing the other animals as well. Were advised not to visit during the day but had no option and it really didnt matter, they are still visible if it is hot, actually alot of them went swimming in the pools close to... More 

1 Thank karen a
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

most of the animals are only got one in their own area. its kinda way too hot for them. thats why they will hide themselves. when you drive. they got something wrong signal or not clear signal for divers! still good for bringing children to see some animals!

Thank zita_927
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

We stopped here for a couple of hours. It was great to see the elephants playing with each other and the orangutans swinging from trees and playing with a plastic bag (very funny). The zoo is fairly basic by Western standards, but it is easy to walk around and see animals from a good distance. We also enjoyed seeing the... More 

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The park's animals are not kept up to the same standard as western zoos, however there is till a lot to see. The park offers a number of feeding sessions and animal shows in the amphitheatre. There is a clear path around the park which takes you past exotic birds in cages -although there is also an aviary with a... More 

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