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5 exciting places at Kokol Hills that make your eyes like a bird.

An evening Sunset view during at Bukit Kokol, Menggatal. A beautiful evening panorama.

Bukit Kokol, Menggatal is well-known among the local people especially in Sabah. This place is increasingly popular due to its uniqueness which is one of the most interesting places near Kota Kinabalu City. Why Kokol Hills to be so attractive?

If you ever go to Kokol Hills, you would never forget to enjoying the beautiful view of it’s evening panorama on Kota Kinabalu city, the golden colours of its seas with fresh and cool air upper of the Kokol Hills because the location of this place located at the above hills towards the ground.

Due to its strategic location, it is no wonder that this place is rapidly becoming a tourist attraction and various interesting places are built and opened to visitors in this area.

If you want to visit this place then you are required to read this article because we in Vacazzee will provide and shares to you the best attractive places to visit during your trip to Bukit Kokol, Menggatal. Here are some interesting places around Bukit Kokol that you can visit.


Kokol Farmstay is also one of the most beautiful places to visit if you are in Bukit Kokol.

If you have a minimum budget, maybe this place is right for you. This place provides a restaurant and a typical lodging center for visitors.

This place is famous because it is located in a high area, has cool and comfortable air and its main attraction is the beautiful scenery especially at dusk and night.

Most visitors who come to this place spend some time enjoying the beautiful scenery during the evening while drinking their teatime. Kokol Farmstay also provides a restaurant. Therefore, you do not have to look around for a nearby restaurant to find a food.


The departure plots for this activity are close to the Kokol Haven Resort and at an altitude of about 822 meters above sea level.

For those of you who are passionate about extreme activities then you are required to try the paragliding activities around Bukit Kokol.

Paragliding activities are the most fun activities because you have the opportunity to see nature from the sky like birds. At Bukit Kokol, Kokol Paragliding provides visitors with the opportunity to enjoy the fun of flying ‘birds like’ during normal times and at dusk.


Sinamalai Watefall Trekking Adventure is also one of the most interesting places in the vicinity of Bukit Kokol, Menggatal.

Adventure at Waterfall Sinamalai provides extreme activities to visitors including walking to the Sinamalai Waterfall.

Furthermore, there is many more activities are organized by Sinamalai as well as activities involving the waterfall.


Kokol Haven Resort is the most famous resort in Bukit Kokol, Menggatal. This place is certainly a mouthpiece of visitors who have come to this place.

The area is vast and able to accommodate many visitors making this place the preferred choice for anyone visiting Bukit Kokol.

If you are in this interesting place, you have the opportunity to see the beautiful scenery and panoramic view especially during the late twilight, with colorful lights in Kota Kinabalu City and a very amazing sunset.

A variety of facilities are available on site, including accommodation overlooking Kota Kinabalu City as well as Mount Kinabalu.

With a cool, fresh and cozy air then definitely this place is perfect for you to take a breeze and look for tranquility and escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. In addition, there are services that involve wedding ceremonies, birthday parties and so on.

If you are looking for a variation in your birthday celebration, then here’s the right place.

It takes about 50 minutes to reach Kokol Haven Resort from Kota Kinabalu City or a 30 km journey through Kokol Poring-Poring road.

Although the distance is only 30 km, the driving time takes almost an hour due to the bumpy and hilly roads.


New Camp Site at Kokol Village is the new place that provides here at Kokol, Menggatal. This place became the focus of outdoor seekers like camping.

Here, you have the opportunity to camp out, relax while enjoying the breathtaking views of Kota Kinabalu City at night. The refreshing breeze air at the night time would make you want to stay at this camp site for everyday.

In the morning time, you will see the beautiful city emitted by the sunrise.

What do you think about the sharing above about the exciting place at Bukit Kokol? Or are there any other interesting places around Bukit Kokol that are not listed?

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This the view above Kokol Hills. You can see the beautiful view of Kota Kinabalu City from above here.

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