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Poring Hot Spring & Nature Reserve (Poring Hot Springs)
Poring Hot Spring & Nature Reserve (Poring Hot Springs)

Poring Hot Spring & Nature Reserve (Poring Hot Springs)

Daily 7am-6pm
89300 Ranau, Sabah

The basics

In order to skip the hassle of car hire, visit Poring Hot Springs as part of a day trip from Kota Kinabalu, which typically includes round-trip transfers that allow you to focus on the scenery rather than the road. Excursions typically combine free time at the springs with a guided hike in Kinabalu National Park, which sits in the shadow of Mt. Kinabalu, one of the highest mountains in Southeast Asia.

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Things to know before you go

  • A standard admission ticket grants you access to the springs, hiking routes, and butterfly garden; the treetop canopy walkway and butterfly garden charge an additional fee. There’s also an additional charge for cameras.
  • Swimwear is essential if you want to soak in the springs. Don’t forget to bring a towel and a change of clothes, in addition to sturdy shoes and insect repellant if you plan to hike.
  • There’s a restaurant and restrooms on the site of Poring Hot Springs.
  • Uneven surfaces and an abundance of steps mean that the complex is inaccessible to travelers with limited mobility.
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How to get there

Located 77 miles (125 kilometers) from the center of Kota Kinabalu, Poring Hot Spring and Nature Reserve (Poring Hot Springs) is a 2.5-hour drive. Shared minibuses depart from the main KK terminal once full and drop you off outside of both the national park entrance and hot springs.

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When to get there

Poring Hot Springs is opening daily from the morning until early evening; if you plan on setting off on one of the hiking routes, ensure you leave plenty of time to get back to the park entrance before sunset.

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Hiking in Poring Hot Spring and Nature Reserve

Poring Hot Springs is home to several nature trails that vary in difficulty and duration. The shortest route leads to Kipungit Waterfall, at the bottom of which is a natural pool home to fish that offer a free pedicure. If you want to continue to the Bat Cave and colossal Langanan Waterfall, you need to sign a register before embarking on the moderate hike.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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