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Sipitang

Sipitang is the closest town in Sabah to the Sarawak border. The town is 44 kilometres south of Beaufort and 144 kilometres south of Kota Kinabalu. It is also 123 kilometres north of Long Pasia, one of the famous attraction in Sabah.

Sipitang town hosts the biennial GATA (Gasing and Tamu Besar) festival since 2003. This festival features cultural events such as traditional games, music and dance performances, mainly of the predominant indigenous group in Sipitang district, that is the Kedayan, Lundayeh/Lun Bawang, Murut and Brunei Malay.

Places of Interest:
1. Maga Waterfall
2. Sipitang Esplanade
3. Merintaman Beach
4. Sindumin

 

Photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas