Sabah’s third city, Tawau, is the gateway to the awesome food, Tawau Hills Park, Teck Guan Cocoa Museum, Tawau Hot Spring, Tawau Bell Tower (The Belfry), Pasar Tanjung Tawau (Central Market), Balung River Eco Resort, Cocoa Culture Spring, the Al-Kauthar Mosque, Madai Caves and more! Fly or take a drive to Tawau for one of the most scenic long-distance drives in Sabah!
Tallest Tropical Tree
Have you hugged the tallest tropical tree in Sabah? The Tawau Hills Park, located some 24 kilometres from Tawau town, is home to giant tropical trees and the world’s new tallest tropical tree at 96.9 metres. The tree is of Shorea faguetiana species (Yellow Meranti) from the Diptercarpaceae family, located about 9.5km from the Park’s main station, was discovered on May 28, this year.
A Haven for Foodies!
Two words – So Good! There are so many yummy restaurants to explore in Tawau. Apart from its famous seafood cuisine, indulging local foods such as a bowl of hot soup noodle is always satisfying.
Kedai Kopi Hing Lee. *Non-halal
One of the famous Sang Nyuk Mee in Tawau and is a Sabah specialty – pork noodles but prepared the Sabahan way. Opt to have your Sang Nyuk Mee in “Kon Lou” (dry style), or cooked in soup.
Tel: 089-750 381
Address: TB 529, Ground Floor, Bandaran Baru, Fajar Complex, 91000 Tawau.
Kedai Kopi Yuan Yuan. *Serve no pork
Flavourful broth, this kedai soto is a must-visit in Tawau! Diners can choose from Soto seafood, ayam (chicken), and daging (beef). Their seafood soto is awesome – delicious fish fillet and the prawn balls are fresh and sweet!
Tel: 089-761 986
Address: TB10749 Taman Megah Jaya, 3.5 Miles Jalan Apas
91000 Tawau, Sabah
Come on over to be Wowed by Tawau!