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Tawau Hills Park is closed for 14 Days under the following ORDER:

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Malaysia imposed a Movement Control Order from  March 18-31, 2020  to curb the Covid-19 outbreak.

18 - 31 March, 2020 For 14 Days

Prohibition of movement and mass assembly nationwide would include all religious, sports, social and cultural activities.

All religious activities in mosques and surau are suspended, including Friday prayers

Except for infrastructure services and supermarkets, wet market, grocery stores and multi-functional stores selling daily necessities, all other industries and places must be closed.

All nurseries, government and private schools, including boarding schools, international schools, tahfiz centres as well as primary, secondary and pre-university education institutions; as well as public, private universities and vocational training centres are closed.

Tawau Hills Park Headquarter

Taman Bukit Tawau signboard and private oil palm plantation.
Tawau Hills Park Headquarter
TAWAU HILLS PARK HEAD QUARTER
A park with facilities and amenities :
Basic amenities like public toilet and shower are available. Chalet and hostel can be arranged with Sabah Parks if you don't wish to camp.
 
A hills park with 3 hills. The three mountains in the park:
1- Gunung Magdalena at 1,219 metres in height,
2- Gunung Lucia (1,188.7 m)
3- Gunung Maria (1,060.8 m)


27,972 ha of park area where Tawau River flows through...
27,972 ha of park area where Tawau River flows through...


Tawau Hills Park serves as a field lowland tropical wildlife research centre.


The Park Headquarters comprises :
1 - Park office

2 - Nature trails to waterfalls

3 - Nature trails to hot springs

4 - A Chalet and two Hostels

5 - Canteen

6 - Staff accommodation

7 - Botanical Garden - Lowland Garden of orchids and herbs (Opened on 25 January 2006)

8 - Research exhibits and laboratory building

9 - Canopy walkways

10 - Birds Observation towers

11 - An aviary and animal enclosure

Languages Spoken: English and Bahasa Malaysia
 


Botanical Garden - Lowland Garden of orchids and herbs (Opened on 25 January 2006)
Botanical Garden - Lowland Garden of orchids and herbs (Opened on 25 January 2006)

150 meters from the ticket counter at main entrance

Opening hours: 8.30am 4.00pm
Additional Admission fee to this Botanical Garden:
Malaysian RM4 Adult, RM2 Child
Non-Malaysian RM5 Adult, RM2.5 Child
Tel: 089 925 719 (Tawau Hills Park)
 



SABAH PARKS CONSERVATION FEE
Malaysian below 18 years old : Rm 1.00
Malaysian 18 years old and above : Rm. 3.00
 


USEFUL INFORMATION

The following information generally applies to all parks in Sabah

Park Regulations Visitors are advised to observe the Park's regulations while in the Park. Under the Sabah Parks Enactment of 1984, it is an offence to: -

kill, capture, disturb or remove any animal, nest or eggs.

remove, damage or set fire to any vegetation or any object of geological, historical or scientific interest.

introduce any outside plant or animal.

deface or write on any rocks, trees or buildings.

These regulations protect the Park for your benefit, the benefit of your children and for future generations.


TAWAU HILLS PARK HEAD QUARTER Entrance in 2005
TAWAU HILLS PARK HEAD QUARTER Entrance in 2005


From Junction of Kuhara Road to the entrance of park:    
Distance indicated on Road Direction Board at the junction 8 Km  
Distance indicated in Google Map's Auto Piloting 9.6Km 12minutes
Driving a car 9.5Km 10minutes

Distance from  road sign board at Jalan Access    
Distance indicated by above road direction board 16Kilometers  
Distance measured using Google Map in Internet 20Kilometers 26minutes
Distance in Auto Pilot of Google Map 20Kilometers 26minutes
Driving a car 19.5Kilometers 27minutes

Taman Bukit Tawau signboard and private oil palm plantation.



TAWAU HILLS PARK HEAD QUARTER


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