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…
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…
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…
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).
All accommodation in the park is handled by Sutera Sanctuary Lodges. Reservations are strongly recommended and are absolutely essential in busy periods.
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.
Honorary consul; contact the High Commission in KL for emergency travel documents. Consul can visit UK citizens who are in hospital or prison.
In addition to a full-service bank and ATM, a sidewalk currency-exchange window is open 9am to 5pm daily for changing cash.
The Kinabalu Conservation Centre is worth visiting, with good displays on the natural and cultural history of the area.
A laundry where you can do it yourself, launderette style, or leave with Lucy to pick up later.