Intro

Kota Kinabalu, formerly known as Jesselton, is the capital city of Sabah. Strategically situated in the Northwest Coast of Borneo Island, this city has one of the most amazing views; South China Sea and Tunku Abdul Rahman Park on one side, and set against the backdrop of Mount Kinabalu; this beautiful ‘Nature Resort City’ stretches for miles along the coast and towards the inland.

Affectionately known as KK by the locals, Kota Kinabalu is a popular tourism getaway and a major gateway into Sabah and Borneo Island.

Things to note

  • 3 x weekly (Tue, Thur, Sat)
  • Start at: 9am
  • Tour would run approximately 2 hours
  • Max. Number of Participants: 15 people
  • Kindly bring your own water, food and sunscreen

@Meeting Point

Meeting point is at Sabah Tourism Board building in Gaya Street.

INTERESTING FACT: Sabah Tourism Board is a building located in the city of Kota Kinabalu as one of the three oldest buildings in the city. The other two is the Atkinson Clock Tower and the remaining structure of the former Land & Survey.

Frequent Asked Questions

Just what it is. A free walking tour around the city which is fully subsidized by Sabah Tourism Board.

Just click here!

You could also go to our office at Gaya Street to manually register yourself.

Runs once a day, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Tour will start at 9am and run for approximately 2 hours.

Currently, tours are delivered in English.

We are only limiting for 15 participants per tour.

Yes, the Free Walking Tour is open to all.

Suitable for children 5 years and above. Participants below 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

A baby carrier is preferred for the child as the route is not stroller-friendly.

Sabah Tourism Board building at Gaya Street.

Yes, although tipping is not compulsory. You may tip your guide as you see fit after your tour. FYI, the guides are licensed guides and members of Sabah Tourist Guide Association.

No. It is advisable that you bring your own water and snacks.

We will check for rainy weather forecast and inform participants prior to the tour if umbrellas or raincoats are needed. If the weather doesn’t permit, the tour will be cancelled and participants will be informed either verbally or via email.

The route will be within the city centre and shall cover at least ten places of interest.

For any other enquiries, please feel free to contact booking@sabahtourism.com

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