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Dubbed ‘the Rice Bowl of Sabah’, the agricultural town of Papar is situated 38.5 kilometers from the State Capital, Kota Kinabalu. Journey from Kota Kinabalu to reach Papar takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour by car and 1 hour and 30 minutes by train.

The main attraction in Papar would be its tamu (Sunday market) which offers a wide variety of juicy local fruits, unique Sabahan handicrafts, fresh vegetables, fish, and many more. For those enamoured with nature and adventure, Papar offers delightful destinations such as the KK Adventure Park, Dinawan Island and Kawang Forest Centre.

Places / Destination around Papar

Accommodation around Papar