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The Sabah Agriculture Park (Taman Pertanian Sabah) is situated on a 200 hectare site and was developed and maintained by the Agriculture Department. It is a park that offers visitors both recreational and educational activities.

There are :

Native Orchids –  There are at least 400 species with more than 1,500 collection being kept here, including many rare and endangered species such as the Elephant Ear orchid, the Rat-tail orchid  and also not forgetting the many species of Slipper orchids many of which endemic to Borneo.

Crops Museum – This is an 8-acre living museum of Crop Plants where there are some 400 species of plants systematically planted according to their uses.

Ornamental Garden – The Ornamental Garden comprises 21 distinct and well-landscaped gardens with each garden exhibiting its unique plants and flowers.

Plant Evolution & Plant Adaptation Garden –  Get to see how plants adapt to the environments, from pond-life to semi-arid habitats. You will also get to see the amazing giant water lily from South America.

Model Garden – This garden has five smaller theme gardens to illustrate the different styles in which a garden can be modeled.

Bee Centre and Museum – Sabah is home to five of the nine species of honey bees found in the world. The Bee Centre and Museum is a place where you can find them.

Animal Park – The Animal Park is likened to a mini zoo and various animals and birds are put on display.

When in Tenom, get to know the Murut culture and traditions at the Murut Cultural Centre (Tel: +60 87-302421) and for the adventurous, white water rafting at Padas River (contact your tour operator for further details) is a must.

Further Contact

Taman Pertanian Sabah
WDT, 28
89909 Tenom, Sabah

Last reviewed: January 16, 2020