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Kinabatangan river cruise

Kinabatangan river cruise

One of the most popular destinations in Sabah is the Kinabatangan River. This river has a length of 560 kilometers and stretches through half of Eastern Sabah. Alongside the riverbanks there is an abundance of wildlife. During a river cruise you will have a chance to spot the rare orangutan, the pygmy elephant, proboscis monkeys and saltwater crocodiles. During night cruises you might spot the leopard cat, numerous sleeping birds, wild boars, snakes and many crocodiles.

Sepilok Orangutan sanctuary

Sepilok Orangutan sanctuary

Sepilok rehabilitation centre is one of the biggest and most well known orangutan sanctuaries in Malaysia. The sanctuary is located nearby Sandakan; the total site is over 43 square kilometer in size. Around 75 orangutans roam free within the forest reserve. During their rehabilitation the animals rely heavy on the help of the people that work at the centre; and also on the donations from tourists. Tourist can snap precious pictures during daily feeding time.

A 4095 meter tall mountain

A 4095 meter tall mountain

Mount Kinabalu is the tallest mountain in Malaysia and the 20th tallest in the World. Mainly because of the biological diversity the mountain is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Climbing the mountain is not an easy feat for the untrained; though it will absolutely be one of the best experiences ever. Watching the sun rise in the early morning will definitely make you forget all the hardships you had to endure during the hike up.

Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park

Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park

TAR Marine Park is the perfect place to enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling and light jungle treks. The marine park is made up of five small islands: Gaya, Manukan, Sapi, Sulug and Mamutik. The best beaches and probably also the best corals can be found around Gaya island; the biggest of the five islands. The marine park is only a 20 minute boat trip away from the city of Kota Kinabalu.

Mulu National Park

Mulu National Park

Mulu National Park is the biggest national park in Sarawak. The park is best known for the amazing caves. The Sarawak Chamber is the world's biggest cave chamber. It is said that 40 Boeing 747 aircraft's fit in the cave. Clearwater cave is the world's longest cave with a length of over 110 kilometers. The caves aren't the only highlights at Mulu NP. The amazing pinnacles at Mount Api are absolutely stunning to witness. A visit to Mulu NP will bring your holiday in Malaysia to new heights!

Have a Roar-Some Time at Dinoscovery

Calling all aspiring paleontologists and dinosaur enthusiasts! Experience a time warp to the Mesozoic Era at Dinoscovery by Dinosaurs Live!, Asia Pacific’s first-of-its kind world-class interactive, edutainment dinosaur exhibition at Avenue K.

Featuring reengineered life-size animatronic dinosaurs in true-to-life adventure-like settings, the 13,000 square foot exhibition invites visitors to travel back in time and learn about dinosaurs via 15 hands-on, experiential and highly interactive educational activities whilst offering a sensory feast of endless fun for the whole family!

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Dinoscovery by Dinosaurs Live! is designed to provide a highly exhilarating experience whereby visitors are able to see larger-than-life dinosaurs move and hear them roar in their habitat. Apart from that, the exhibition’s mini cinema also provides visitors the chance to see these reptiles in 3D.

Amongst the exhibition’s star attractions include the Dino Quest, a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) based scavenger hunt which will propel the visitors through a time warp and transform them into paleontologists on the hunt for dinosaurs and specimens. Visitors will be equipped with a paleontologist map and a RFID band which will guide them through the hunt to detect nearby specimens. Upon completion of the activity, visitors will receive a Junior or Expert Paleontologist certificate at the redemption and merchandising counter.

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Other exciting activities include the opportunity to participate in an adventure to save the Diplocuses by shooting pesky mosquitoes, excavating fossils at the sand pit, climbing a wall to have a glimpse of a Pteranodon’s nest, handling dinosaur poo, challenging a Gallimimus in an interactive race, and learning about the evolution of dinosaurs by analyzing and comparing present-day animals such as chickens and elephants with dinosaurs as such the Theropod and Sauropod.

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Visitors may also enjoy delectable fusion food while quenching their thirst with a variety of unique mocktails and freshly brewed coffee at the Discoveria Cafeteria. Unleash your inner paleontologist today!

Entry Fees & Opening Hours

Tickets for children aged 17 years and below are priced at RM35 for Malaysians and RM50 for non-Malaysians while tickets for adults are priced at RM25 for Malaysians and RM40 for non-Malaysians. Opening hours are 10am to 7pm on weekdays and 10am to 8pm on weekends including school and public holidays.

Contact Details & Address

Level 4, Discoveria @ Avenue K Shopping Mall
156, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Phone: +603 2181 7218

For more information or enquiries on the exhibition, contact the exhibition hotline 03 2181 7218, log on to discoveria.com.my or visit Discoveria’s Facebook page at facebook.com/discoveria.kl.

Location Dinoscovery by Dinosaurs Live!

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