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The village is located about 25 minutes away from the city. The journey will take you to long roads surrounded by a rich spectrum of greenery and over arched by wild blue skies. In the village, the colors of cultural diversity are not an issue but...more
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
+60 13-881 4921
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Reviewed today via mobile

I spent a few hours experiencing what life was life to the different tribes of Sabah. There was plenty of tasting of local foods and also dancing in its traditional form. The entrance fee also included a buffet lunch.

Thank Mudjimba
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the best place to experience the cultural side of Sabah. It does an interactive tribe by tribe lodgings and activities of the local natives. The guides are very informative and the greenery is super. Very good introduction to Sabah

Thank KKChan168
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just a 20 mins quick visit.. After the museum.had a look to this village. Nice hanging bridge..i liked it. No one s around when we visited. I guess it would b nice early morning...

Thank Ronna V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brought my whole family (age ranging 88-28 yo) and thought the elderly might not enjoy it. Suprisingly everybody enjoyed it including my grandma! There was quite abit of walking but our guide(Chillos) was accommodating as my grandma was slower due to knee pain. There was...More

Thank jeffreyleehs
Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt this is very educational and the hands on experience you get as you tour the different tribes is really cool. You get to taste the food, wine they make. It was pricey as I initially thought but it's really worth it. You will...More

Thank WaiMun L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enquired about the entrance fee without pick up and was told to be RM95 per person. As a family we decided to take Grab (costed us RM18 for the journey) to the village. As I anticipated that it would be difficult to get a...More

Thank Hoi Fei K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked via riverbug and my experience is a very pleasant one. It can be reached via whatsapp so it is very easy to communicate. The experience in MariMari cultural village is a unique one, you can see how they live and their houses.

Thank Manfei H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was overall a great time spent here in Mari Mari. Our guide, Dora was clear and great in explaining the different tribe houses and it was pretty interesting to see them. Not only you get to see the houses, but they recreate the delicacies...More

Thank ellyzack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The trip to Mari Mari Cultural Village is very insightful indeed. The village is running by several native tribes such as Murut, Bajau, etc. If you live in city, the place is a good getaway to embrace the Mother Nature. The entrance fee includes an...More

Thank slng_nov
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an evening tour and dinner at the Mari Mari Cultural Village as part of our tour of Borneo through Tripadeal. We were a bit skeptical about attending here at first, thinking it might be a tad 'kitsch' but we couldn't have been more...More

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Lorna S
15 September 2018|
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Response from christhorpe4 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry were were with private guides throughout our trip however knowing Borneo I wouldn't think it was expensive.
25 March 2018|
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Response from Riverbug | Property representative |
hi, yes we have in house guide for walk in customer but to make thing smoother we recommend that you make phone booking to avoid any problem tel:+60138814921
20 November 2017|
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Response from Trevor L | Reviewed this property |
I just walked in but I would suggest at least calling to check