Lok Kawi Wildlife Park

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  • Address: Jalan Pintas Penampang | Penampang, Kota Kinabalu 89500, Malaysia
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +60-88765793
  • Ticket Price: 20 MYR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Wildlife Park, Zoo, Botanical Garden, Family And Kids

About Lok Kawi Wildlife Park, Kota Kinabalu

This is a huge wildlife park that is made up of two parts: the zoological and the botanical side. Among the many residents of the zoo are the Borneo Pygmy elephants, Sumatran rhinoceros, Orang Utan, Proboscis monkey, Malayan Tiger as well as a few species of deer. The botanical component offers visitors the chance to go jungle trekking along the botanical trail. The readily paved trail is approximately 1.4 kilometers long and the botanical component is about 200 acres in size. The aviary is a more lively section where you will hear myriads of sounds of the mynahs, greeting visitors who come to the park. At the aviary, there are many species of birds like the hornbill, pigeons, parrots, eagles, egrets and many more.

There is also a children's section of the zoo that has pygmy elephants, ponies and goats. Children can also enjoy elephant rides here.

Lok Kawi Wildlife Park Ticket Prices

  • Child: 10 RM

How To reach Lok Kawi Wildlife Park by Public Transport

  • Take a taxi from the city centre.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Lok Kawi Wildlife Park

  • 95% of people who visit Kota Kinabalu include Lok Kawi Wildlife Park in their plan

  • 53.72% of people start their Lok Kawi Wildlife Park visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Lok Kawi Wildlife Park

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

88.93% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lok Kawi Wildlife Park

People normally club together Sabah Museum and Monsopiad Cultural Village while planning their visit to Lok Kawi Wildlife Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Lok Kawi Wildlife Park, Kota Kinabalu Reviews

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  • Here you can see local animals and few exotic animals. There is also botanical garden / area for plants manage by forestry department. Please bring umbrella because on sunny day it will be hot. The animal show at 11am.

  • It's more of a traditional zoo than a wildlife refuge. The people are really nice, the animal show at 11 is cute, worth to see. Some of the animals seems to be miserable in small cages though, just like in all zoos at any other country. The botanical garden is really nice, but not entirely finished yet.

  • Good place to view animals and to educate children about protecting the environment and wildlife. There's also a botanical garden in the area. The park is well laid out. Can't say I noticed if there were facilities for the disabled but it's easy to navigate.

  • A small little park however the orangutans were great and well looked after. Good price to enter but take a drink in with you as there is nothing after the lobby of the park

  • The place tries hard but just doesn't cut it. Orangutans no different from most zoos around the world. Elephants good. The rest is average. Biggest issue is getting back....it's in the middle of nowhere and taxis are not around. Good luck getting an uber - there's no WiFi.

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