In 2000 it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Park for its diverse flora and fauna, including insect-eating pitcher plants, wild orchids and more than 300 species of birds.
Park rangers lead guided walks around the botanical garden every day at 11:00 (5 ringgit per person) or you can catch a documentary about the park called A Beacon of Biodiversity at the Visitor Centre at 14:00 daily, with extra showings at 19:30 on weekends.
There are also plenty of marked walking trails and you can get a free map from the Sabah Parks Reception Office.
The park gates are manned from 07:00 till 19:00.
Last updated on 10th February, 2013.