Gombizau Honey Bee Farm is located in Matunggong, a sub-district 43 kilometers south of Kudat town, where one of the economical activities for the village community is honey bee farming. There are over a hundred bee cages in the bee farm.
Founded over ten years ago, this bee farm produces honey both for the consumption of the local people as well as to be sold in bottles for those who are akin to the sweet taste of raw honey.
For many generations, the people of Kampung Gombizau has been consuming raw honey as it is believed and has been proven to possess remedial properties; other than being able to lend its superior taste to food when used in cooking.
Here, visitors will be able to observe how a bee farm is managed. They will often get a taste of raw honey straight from the honeycomb. Other than that, there are also rubber trees planted at the bee farm. Therefore, visitors can also witness the traditional method of rubber tapping and rubber rolling.
From Kota Kinabalu, take a bus heading to Matunggong or Kudat (From Terminal Bas Jalan Padang), bus fare per person is approximately RM18. Buses are available from 7.30am to 5pm. Do communicate with the bus driver/ bus conductor regarding the drop off point.
On the other hand, visitors can also choose to take a taxi from the Kota Kinabalu Taxi Station (near Merdeka Field) for approximately RM300 per taxi/way. Otherwise, rent a car from authorized car rental companies or request for car rental service from the hotel lobby. Car rental fee starts from RM180 per car/day.
Adults (12 years and above) – RM5.00
Children (6 to 12 years old) – RM3.00
Children (6 years and below) – Free of charge
For visitors who are interested, day trip is offered by local tour agents. The normal price for a day trip inclusive of tour to the Kampung Gombizau Honey Bee Farm, the Rungus Longhouse with lunch and the Tip of Borneo is approximately RM250. For more details, please contact local tour operators.
Kampung Gombizau Honey Bee Farm can also be contacted at telephone number 013 549 1885 (Mr. Johnning).
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