Photo: The tip of Borneo.

Things to see and do

Tip of Borneo
30 kilometres north of Kudat

Sabah’s most northerly point, Tanjung Simpang Mengayu, has a wonderful air of falling off the edge of the map — sandstone fingers grasp at the sea, trailing into the treacherous waters where the South China and Sulu seas converge. ... Read more about Tip of Borneo .

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Rungus villages
About 40 kilometres south of Kudat

The Kudat area is home to the Rungus ethnic people, a sub-group of the Kadazan-Dusun, Sabah’s largest indigenous group. Traditionally Rungus folk live in low stilted longhouses with characteristic split bamboo outward sloping walls. About 40 kilometres south of Kudat, a group of Rungus villages open their doors, for a small fee. ... Read more about Rungus villages .

Banggi Island
35 kilometres from Kudat

Banggi Island offers an escape from Sabah’s more packaged tourism, and if you have the time is interesting for a quick trip, but for now, until infrastructure develops, it’s a bit hit and miss if you’ll get to see anything much, unless you take a tour from Kudat. ... Read more about Banggi Island .

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Kudat? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Malaysia.

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