Tambunan Rafflesia Reserve Tour

Activity Duration

3 Hours

Nearest City

Destination

Crocker Range National Park

Suitable For

adult / child


Tour Highlights

  • Rafflesia Pricei Sightings
  • The World's Largest and Rarest Flower
  • Jungle Trek along Rafflesia Trail

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What's Included

Visitation
Land Transportation (Shared)
Lunch
English-Speaking Guide
Entrance Fee

What's Excluded

Any Item(s) / Activities Not Mentioned, Personal Travel Insurance

Overview

Located in Crocker Range National Park, about 80km away from Kota Kinabalu city, The Rafflesia Reserve is home to the rafflesia species, known as one of the world's largest flower. The reserve itself houses nearly 12 different species of flowers that are endemic to Sumatra and Borneo. Though it is known as a flower, it certainly does not smell like one so do keep that in mind! The flower only bloom for a short while so you need to have some luck and good timing to get a chance of seeing one.

Recommended Attire

  • Comfortable Shirt
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Long trousers / short pants

Things You Should Bring

  • Insect repellent
  • Sun protection (Sunblock / Cap)
  • Raincoat / Umbrella

Things You Should Know

  • Sighting of rafflesia need some luck and good timings. It is advisable to check with Sabah Forestry Department to confirm any blooming before your visit as each bloom lasts only for a few days.
  • Expect a long walk of up to 1-2 hours in total to search for flower sightings.
  • Though it is never expected, tipping is always appreciated.

Important Things to Note

  • Guests are not permitted to enter the Forest Reserve after 3pm and is
  • The reserve is closed on Sundays
  • This tour package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transportation.
  • Child rate applies for children between 3-11 years old. Infant below 3 years old is FOC.
  • Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee. Please inform us when making the bookings.
  • Departure time is approximate and may vary due to traffic condition and hotel distance. Kindly check with the operator as stated on the voucher should you need further assistance.
  • We reserve the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.


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