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  • Rafflesia Information Centre

Rafflesia Information Centre

Located at the roadside of the edge of a forest reserve is the Rafflesia Information Centre. This centre is set aside for the conservation purposes of the remarkable rafflesia flower. The Rafflesia Information Centre is situated about an hour’s drive away from Kota Kinabalu.

The Rafflesia Information Centre is open daily to visitors from 8am to 3pm. Here, visitors can look forward to a jungle trekking adventure to look for the rafflesia flower. It is advisable to wear comfortable trekking shoes in the attempt to trek through the RIC’s challenging terrain.

Note:

As mitigation, entering the Forest Reserve (Conservation Rafflesia Plots) after 3:00pm is strictly prohibited. For those who are permitted and still within the area are required to come out of the area at 3:00pm.

The Estimated Duration From R.I.C. To Flower Plot (Visitor)

Plot Duration (minutes) Destination (meter)
5 (5 mins drive / 10 mins walking) 15 mins 1,000
7 25 mins 2,600
8, 24 30 mins 3,100
20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27 45 mins 1,088 - 1,210
30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 45 mins 1,718
44 (short route) 45 mins 1,058
41, 42, 43 (short route) 45 mins 1,060
45, 50 (short route) 45 mins 1,140
28, 29 50 mins 1,344 - 1,458
38, 39 1 hour 1,888
46 1 hour 1,978
40 1 hour 2,038
1, 2, 17 1 ½ hours 2,500

Note: Duration took to each plot depends on individual.


Getting There

 

1) Bus (Direction to Tambunan)
    Fare: RM 10.00/ pax
    Station: South Bound Long Distance Bus Station 
    (Next to Merdeka Field)
    Communicate with the bus driver/ conductor
    for the drop off point.
    Remarks: 7.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. (daily)

2) Taxi
    Fare: RM 100.00 /taxi 

Admission Fee

Each ranger guide charge for local tourist is RM50.00 and international tourist is RM100.00; the maximum number of tourists for one ranger guide is 5 pax. Ranger guide request can be arranged upon arrival.

 

Location Map

Contact Information

Tambunan Rafflesia Information Centre

Office +60 88-899 589
Fax +60 88-899 588

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