Kudat, Sabah, Malaysia
Kudat is a town in Sabah, a state in the eastern part of Malaysia, on the northern tip of Borneo island. Kudat is located on the northern part of Sabah, some 190 kilometers north of Kota Kinabalu, the state capital.
It is not a well known location for foreign visitors, however, there is a notable modern beach resort near the town, Kudat Golf & Marina Resort, which offer good foods and accommodation. Other attractions include tours to nearby Rungus longhouses, where traditional brass gongs are made, and where honey is produced and to Tanjung Simpang Mengayau, the northernmost point on the island of Borneo.
Things to See & Do
* Rungus longhouses
* Tanjung Simpang Mengayau
* Honey Bee farm at Kampung Gombizau
* Gong Making – at Kampung Saumangkap
* Bead Centre – at Kampung Tinangol
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Ringgit (RM) (MYR)
Language – Bahasa Malaysia, English
Population – 78,000 approx
Electricity – 2 vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time - GMT plus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – +6o
Travel Links – Kudat is accessible from Kota Kinabalu.
Kota Kinabalu International Airport provides flights linking the city with other domestic and international destinations. It is a secondary hub for Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia and it consists of two terminals. It is the second busiest airport in Malaysia after Kuala Lumpur International Airport and it on of the main gateways into Sabah and East Malaysia. Some destinations include : Bandar Seri Begawan, Shenzhen, Seoul, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Macau, Manila, Cebu, Singapore, Taipei, Kaohsiung, and other cities, both within and outside of Malaysia. It is also a secondary hub for MASWings, which serves flights to smaller towns and rural areas in East Malaysia.