Tourist Information in Kota Kinabalu

Sabah Tourism Board

Housed in the historic post-office building, KK's excellent tourist office has plenty of brochures, maps and knowledgeable staff keen to help with advice tailored around your needs. The website is packed with helpfu…
Booking Service in Lahad Datu

Danum Valley Field Centre

Danum Valley Field Centre has an office in the upper part of town – known as Taman Fajar, or Fajar Centre – where you can book accommodation and transport. The office can be slow responding to lodging enquiries. Boo…
Tourist Information in Maliau Basin Conservation Area

Shell Maliau Basin Reception

The Maliau Basin reception and information centre is just off the road between Tawau and Keningau. There's an information centre (inexplicably closed when we visited because no one had the key) and security booth wh…
Laundry in Kota Kinabalu

Cleansway Laundry

Coin-operated automatic laundromat with three sizes of machines and a coin machine. No need for powder, as it's automatically dispensed (if you press the right button).
Booking Service in Mt Kinabalu & Kinabalu National Park

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges

All accommodation in the park is handled by Sutera Sanctuary Lodges. Reservations are strongly recommended and are absolutely essential in busy periods.
Hospital in Kota Kinabalu

Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu

The best private hospital in Borneo, with state-of-the-art medical equipment and doctors from Singapore. Pricey, so good health insurance is a must.
Consulate in Kota Kinabalu

UK Consulate

Honorary consul; contact the High Commission in KL for emergency travel documents. Consul can visit UK citizens who are in hospital or prison.
Bank in Sandakan


In addition to a full-service bank and ATM, a sidewalk currency-exchange window is open 9am to 5pm daily for changing cash.
Tourist Information in Mt Kinabalu & Kinabalu National Park

Kinabalu Conservation Centre

The Kinabalu Conservation Centre is worth visiting, with good displays on the natural and cultural history of the area.
Laundry in Kota Kinabalu


A laundry where you can do it yourself, launderette style, or leave with Lucy to pick up later.