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Things to do in Ranau

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Lodging
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Restaurant
“They provide budget-friendly food and the menu is similar to any other local restaurant. The location is just by the main road and is pretty close to Sun Light Valley. ”
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Lodging
“ Mesilau derived its moniker from the small stream of yellow waterfall which the locals there claimed to have been originally yellow in colour (silou is Dusun for yellow). Mesilau is practically the highest point accessible to automobiles; it is surrounded by hills and is very close to the foot of Mount Kinabalu. The chilly climate engulfing Mesilau results in sparse population of trees, verdant ferns, as well as other medium-height vegetations. The Mesilau Nature Park also serves as the entry point to the Mesilau Trail—an alternative to the Summit Trail (which starts from the Kinabalu Park headquarter) to conquer Mount Kinabalu—caution: only the fit and sturdy need to apply. The Mesilau Nature Resort is a fabulous place for a guided nature walks. To enjoy your visit here to the fullest, visitors are strongly recommended to bring along comfortable walking/tracking shoes, sun lotion and raincoats just in case it rains. Nature will have its share of creepy crawlies; therefore, insect repellent is essential.”
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Zoo
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Furniture / Home Store
Restaurant
Restaurant
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Malay Restaurant
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Park
“The hikers favourite spot, nice & strategic place to take pictures cos it shows the mountain nicely ~ nice for those who are adventurous ”
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