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Tamparuli Sabah - A place to visit

Tamparuli Sabah was known as an old town rich with cultural value and fascinating places. The town located in the middle of Tuaran District, 36KM from the main city of Kota Kinabalu, easy to be found and a lot of surprises waiting for the visitors. The visitor will be fascinated with The Extreme Para Gliding Sport, The legendary of “Bukit Perahu”, Hatob-hatob Waterfall, Hanging Bridge and The Old Suspension Bridge Made by the British in the early 50s, The one and only "The Upside House Of Borneo" and Chantek Borneo Gallery if you visit Tamparuli Sabah. ( Please read more inside this website). For local tourist who likes to travel outside Malaysia, you can e-mail to D7tours and Travel Co through For International tourist who wish to visit Sabah The Land Below The Wind, you can e-mail or call to our correspondent travel agency:

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Tamparuli Sabah

*Combination picture from, Starstreamgroup and google image*
Wednesday Morning at Tamparuli old bridge.

Happy to see the sunshine at Tamparuli this morning ( 1st September 2010 ). Well is a perfect day for all citizen of Tamparuli who enjoy their Tamu day at the Tamu ground at Tamparuli every wednesday morning. For folks out there you can visit Tamu Tamparuli to see the real picture of the people who live there.

Happy Merdeka Day - Tamparuli Town

Merdeka Day 53 year Celebration.

Happy Merdeka Day to all Malaysian and citizen of Tamapruli. Good Luck with everything you do and God Speed. Thanks from Admin.

Futsal Center in Tamparuli Sabah.

Tamparuli - Futsal Tournament at Tamparuli Futsal Center.

Youngster from Tamparuli and Tuaran really like like to play futsal so much. For the love of the game one man from Kg Tamparuli estahblised this futsal court so that the youngster can play this game without going to other futsal court such as Suria Futsal center and Menggatal futsal Center. The development of this Futsal center bring more advantages to the youngster living in Tamparuli and Tuaran.
Tamparuli Futsal Center located 7km from Tamparuli town and about 5km to Tuaran town. It is located in the middle of Tuaran and Tamparuli town whereby it can easily can be reach by youngster and others who like this game. Situated at Kg Tambalugu Tamparuli, this Futsal Center already organize a lot of tournament which sponsor by Telecommunication Company such as Celcom, Digi and Maxis. School around Tamparuli and Tuaran also do their major tournament here.

For those who interested to play futsal at Tamparuli Futsal Center, below is the details:

Chargers:RM70 Per Hours - Evening: 5pm to 12am,
RM50 Per Hours - Daylight: 8am to 5pm
Booking: Please book at the Tamparuli Futsal Center:
Mr.Jaffry Empil ( Owner ):Hp no: 016-8484799
Please book 2 day earlier.

Definition for Futsal is a variant of association football that is played on a smaller playing surface and mainly played indoors. Its name is derived from the Portuguese futebol de salãoand

Miss Sabah Super Model 2010 - from Tamparuli Town

Miss Sabah Supermodel Miss Audrey Mu - from Telibong, Tamparuli.

The newly crowned Miss Sabah Super Model 2010, Miss Audery Mu who originaly came from a small village in Tamparuli call Telibong. Miss Audrey Mu was crowned as a new Miss Sabah Supermodel in January 2010 sponsored by Sabah Lotto Lottery. For more information please log on to

Miss Audrey Mu standing in the middle.

Secondary School at Tamparuli, Sabah

Secondary School at Tamparuli district.

There are three Secondary school in Tamparuli Sabah. One of the school is SMK Tamparuli Sabah which one of the best School at Tuaran and Sabah itself. SMK Tamparuli was founded by the British Government in the late 1950s. In 1960s SMK Tamparuli was fully control by Malaysian government. SMK Tamapruli is located about 3 KM from Tamparuli town. Mostly student from Tampruli will study here at SMK Tamparuli.

Other Secondary School is SMK Sungai Damit which located 9 KM from Tamaparuli Town. SMK Sungai Damit was founded by Malaysian Government u
nder Education Ministry in late year 2000. At present there more than 800 pupils studying at SMK Sungai Damit, Tamparuli.

While the last school in Tamparuli is SASS
(Sabah Advent secondary School) - Website Links ( Official Site )

The school was started in 1939 by a missionary, G.B. Youngberg, who was also the mission president for North Borneo. Named Sabah Training School, it operated until 1941 when it was forced to close because of the war. After the war, Peter Leopard and D. P. Siagian restarted the school in 1947. As student enrollment increased, dormitories, extensions to school buildings, and teachers' quarters were built. In 1959, a science lab and library were added with the present boys dorm in 1969 and girls' dorm in 1970.

In 1969, the name was changed from Sabah Training School to Sabah Adventist Secondary School (SASS). The old name was adopted by the elementary school. In 1999, following government regulations, the school was renamed Sekolah Menengah Advent Tamparuli (SMAT).

By 1968, SASS offered classes up to Form 5 with English as the medium of instruction. In 1976 however, following directives from the State Education Department, the medium of instruction was changed to Bahasa Malaysia although SASS continued to use English for subjects like Bible, Art, Science,Mathematics and English; and the school was well known for its strength in English. Currently it offers the national curriculum from Form 1 to 6 with pure science classes in Form 4 and 5.

It was a very famous school in Tamparuli during that years. During the Japanese occupation in Tamparuli, SASS was being used as Temporary Operation Camp to attack Ranau and Kiulu. SASS was managed by Seven Day Adventist Missionary until now but it was never being left over by Malaysian Government and continually help by Ministry Education.

This information at least bring more valuable info to the public who stay in Tamparuli area.


Tamparuli Town, Sabah

It was a wonderful experiance to live in Tamparuli. The town is located 40km from Kota Kinabalu. There is a lot to be shared about Tamparuli town. One of the most popular is " Jambatan Tamparuli" a song dedicated for Tamparuli tamu which happen every Wednesday morning.

Tourist from all over the country and world really enjoy visiting Tamparuli town because they like to taste for a walk on "Tamparuli Suspension Bridge" and the famous "Tamu Tamparuli" Once a year the local autorities will organize a festival call "Festival Music Bamboo" there you will see a lot of group will preform an ochestra with Bamboo musical instrument.

Recently a new actvity organize by Pejabat Daerah Tamparuli with the cooperation of Datuk Jahid Jahim organized the Paragliding Extreme Sport. Many tourist from Korean really enjoy it so much. The sport was one of popular sport among the people who love extreme challenge.

If your interested in white river rafting you also can joint this sport which is conducted at Kiulu River rafting which is not far from Tamparuli town. You just take a bus from Tamparuli and will reach Kiulu Town about 45 minutes later. So what you waiting for just search inside this blog to get more information or you just fill the online inquiry form to ask for services needed or just send your comment and you will be reply back as soon as possible.

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Tamparuli - Bamboo Musical Festival

Tamparuli rich with cultural value - Bamboo Musical festival

The Musical Bamboo festival was a popular activity conducted by Pejabat Daerah Tamparuli with the Support from Sabah Tourism Ministry to promote the unique Bamboo Musical Instrument to the world.

Tourist from all over the world like it very much. Recently in May 2010 there was a big Bamboo Festival Events -Right (Local artist)
was organized and launch by Datuk Mashidi Manjun, Tourism Minister in Sabah State Government. There are many Bamboo Musical Group in Tamparuli, but the famous one was originated from Kg Kionsom Baru, Tamparuli which headed by Mr Ramin Marasan ex RTM Musical player and Part Time Lecturer from UMS but recently with health illness this group was under the management of Mr Ahmad Batang. The group already have played so many ceremony conducted by Tourism Board in Sabah.

With the government support many group have been establish and under contract from Sabah government. There are about 5000 or more people from Tamparuli, Sabah and foreign tourist coming for this event. It was a successful event where we got good feedback from the tourist and NGOs and they will support this events next year.

Famous People

Famous People from Tamparuli.

( Younger generation )

Here is this list of famous people from Tamparuli district from 1990 to present.
  1. Marsha Milon Londoh - AF Singer - Sass, Tamparuli
  2. Vun Keat Ming - Ex State Football player - Kionsom Baru Tamparuli
  3. Zykiel Leong - State Footbal player - Kg Kionsom Baru Tamparuli
  4. Justin Ganai - Ex Coach Sabah Fa, Currently - Reserve Leaguge Sabah FA
  5. Papier Mache - Musical Group - Kg Tamparuli, Dopu, Pinolobu and Kionsom Baru
  6. Elphedge Patrik Godomon - Tv3 Press in Sabah.Kg Kionsom Baru and Pinolobu.
  7. Datuk Jahid Jahim - Tamparuli YB, Tamparuli
  8. Burhan Ajui - Ex State Player - Kg Tamparuli
  9. Henry Paing Simpon - Ex State Player - Pekan Nabalu
  10. Joseph Kung - Ex Sabah Karateker - Kg Bantayan
  11. Fharelynne Ivonne Henry - Unduk Ngadau 2004 - Kg Tamparuli
  12. Patricia Raymond - Unduk Ngadau 2002 - Kg Lakang

"Jambatan Tamparuli" The Famous Folk Song

Song to be remembered - " Jambatan Tamparuli"

A pop Singer from the 1970s, most popular with a local dialect ( Dusun ) songs, singed by Justin Lusah. The song mention about the famous through out the country " Jambatan Tamparuli" and it Tamu.

Normally through the country everybody know this song and really famous among the tourist who visited Tamparuli Town. Even an Englishman can sing it very well. It was remixed again by the famous singer Clarice John Matha to make more popular among local and international. A new project in future to convert this song to English language are being arrange but off course it need permission from the owner of this song.

My Life My Story: Tamparuli with the lovers of Paragliding

Tamparuli Paragliding at Ruhiang Hill.

For the lover of Paragliding, you can enjoy this activity conducted by Borneoairsport Company. Usually with a good condition of weather, this activity will take on Jan till April every years. Ruhiang Hill can be reached from Tampruli Town in 15 minutes by land transport. This activity started in 2009 where the first who ever try it was the Malaysian Army from Lok Kawi station. Below is the details adapted from Google Search.

Take off :
Welcome to Ruhiang Hill Tamparuli Elevation is 300m
360 degree Take Off Many Koreans have test fly and they say
it is fantastic take off, will invite more koreans and counterpart to come to Ruhiang Hill Tamparuli.

Landing :
The landing site will be at the flat land near Cultural House.
Anyone isterested please log on to :
Comments: Your will be fascinated after your try.

Sources: Harry George

Tamparuli Town - not being left over by the Government

Tamparuli Town - Under 9th Malaysian plan.

Under the planning from Malaysian Government, Tamparuli was allocated about one million ringgit to be developed in order to compete with other city in Sabah. Tamparuli town was awarded to built it riverbanks so that it can or at least preventing the flood.

Usually for a big flood comes onces in a fourth years and the worst flood that hit Tamparuli town was in 1999 where all the town was covered by water and an insurgency was declared for the safety of the people living in a nearby town. With this allocation of money from the government , hopeful it can bring more goods the public living in Tamapruli town.

Tamparuli also get a Recreation Center built at the riverbanks of Tuaran river. The Tamu ground are beside from this Recreation Center. Built on a riverbank, Tamparuli Bed & Breakfast is located in Tamparuli, a quaint town rich with culture and history. Tamparuli is fame for its white water rafting. The B & B has a commanding view of Gunung Kinabalu and the serenity of the river. It is designed after the Dusun Lotud traditional house. This project combines the R & R and Bed & Breakfast concepts and is equipped with a restaurant, a public washroom and 12 numbers of rooms.

Other Project is under discussion from the "Kementrian luar Bandar" will soon be announce by the Local governments.

Linangkit Cultural Village

A please to visit again and again

Looking for a cultural thrill? Swing by to the Linangkit Cultural Village in Tuaran and get personally acquainted to the Lotud people—one of the 32 diverse ethnic groups in Sabah.

Situated in Kampung Selupoh—approximately an hour’s drive away from the heart of Kota Kinabalu—the Linangkit Cultural village promises an in-depth look into the rich social and cultural heritage of the Lotud people of Sabah.

Experience a day in the life of the Lotud people through a smorgasbord of interesting activities such as a guided tour around the village, traditional costume try-on, handicraft-making demonstrations, traditional food preparation demonstrations, traditional fish netting, tapioca plucking, cultural show, river cruise and firefly watching. Visitors will also have a chance to sample traditional Lotud delicacies during their visit.

The Linangkit Cultural Village is open daily from 9am to 6pm.






Morning Arrival

RM 60.00

RM 70.00

Afternoon Arrival

RM 50.00

RM 60.00

Night Arrival

RM 70.00

RM 85.00

Minimum : 3 pax

Maximum : 80 pax

Package includes: Guided tour, try-on traditional costume, handicraft demonstrations, traditional food demonstration, traditional fish netting & tapioca plucking (Morning & Afternoon Arrival), cultural show (Afternoon & Night Arrival), river cruise & firefly watching (Night Arrival) and Traditional Lunch/Hi-Tea/Dinner.





(50 years and above)


RM 35








(6 to 12 years old)


RM 20

Children below 6 years old



Entrance fees inclusive of: Welcome drink, betel nut & cigarette tasting, activities, guided tour.

*Three (3) hours booking in advance required for walk-in visitors.

Further Info

Linangkit Cultural Village
Lotud, Kg. Selupoh,
P.O. Box 508,
89208 Tuaran, SABAH

Tel : 088-787382
Fax : 088-787381
Mobile No : 013-8913882 (Elvin Jilan)
E-mail :
Website :

Kiulu White Water Rafting

Magnificent of Tuaran River.

The Kiulu River white water rafting is a trip that suits those seeking a moderately adventurous and relaxing trip.

The furthest rafting distance is 15 kilometers when the water level is high, and 7 kilometers of excursions at normal water level. The grade is between 1 to 2.

Kiulu River is located at Kampung Pukak Kiulu, about 1 hour drive from Kota Kinabalu (42 kilometers away).
For more info
Contact Traverse Tours Sdn Bhd (KPL 3505)

Address : Wisma Sabah,
Lot No. 228 - 229, 2nd Floor,
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens,
Sabah, Malaysia
Phone : +60 88 260501 / 260502
Fax : +60 88 261503
Email :
Website :

Hari Tiga Tamu Di Tamparuli Sabah

Tamu Tamparuli

Welcome to Tamparuli - home of the famous ‘Jambatan Tamparuli', a favourite folk song of theKadazandusun people of Sabah which tells of a hanging bridge and the story a young girl who accidentally loses her shoe while crossing. Located some 42km from Kota Kinabalu, Tamparuli holds its weekly tamu (market) every Wednesday in the town centre.

Like most tamu, this is the best place to watch the local folks mingle as they do business. Fresh produce is often on display, as well as a variety of unique delicacies such as bambangan (a sour mango-like fruit preserved in jars and often served to complement main meals) and rice wine, known as tapai or lihing. You can find just about anything here, from clothing to livestock - so it's sure to be a shopping experience like no other!

Held on

Wednesday at Tamparuli Town
Opening hours
Most ‘tamu' operate as early as 6am and close by 2pm

Getting there

Tamparuli is only 40 minutes by car from KK City. Take a bus from the bus station in front of Wawasan Plaza for RM5.00 per person per way. Be sure to communicate with the bus driver to indicate your drop-off point. The drop-off point is usually also the pick-up point for your return journey. Buses run from 7:30am to 5:00pm.

Story Arrangement By: Harry George
Sources: Sabah Tourism
Picture: Google Image

Another Jewel from Tamparuli Sabah

Alfera champion Unduk Ngadau UMS-KAL 2010

LABUAN: Two Year Student, School of Business and International Monetary Authority (SPKAL), Alfera Jausin tournament champion and Kumang Unduk Ngadau Gawai celebration and Gawai Harvest Festival, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Labuan International Campus (UMS-KAL) 2010 on July 31 2010.

Alfera, 21, who hails from Tamparuli, Sabah took home the trophy, cosmetics products, hampers and certificates of appreciation.
Won first runner-up clerks Ajid Merry, 22, of Kites and Kite-from Tawau, Sabah, while third place was the Three Year SPKAL students, Mustapa Sofie Mimiliz from Sandakan.

Other participants were Shafinas Norhidayah Nordin, Ezekiel Damian, Siti Hartini Murali and Suhamna Haming.All gifts are delivered by the Director of UMS-KAL, Prof Madya Dr Shariff Abdul Kadir Omang in the Main Hall, UMS-KAL, at the closing of Gawai Harvest Festival, and the UMS-KAL.

Also present were the wife of Dr. Shariff, Azmona Wan Mohamed, Senior Assistant Registrar (Student Affairs and Alumni), Zamri Mohamad Tuah, Chairman KDCA Labuan, Lawrence Jomiji, Presiedn Dayak Association of Labuan, Chulin Serang, Program Coordinator, Andrew and Caroline Ryan Macdonell Rosie Child Jeffrey Nasah and Program Director Bernard V Majawai.

In his speech, Dr Shariff said that preserving the traditional culture and art practice in Sabah and Sarawak is the responsibility should be shouldered by the students of UMS-KAL.

He said the university is the perfect place for students of different races and religions and cultures to recognize indigenous people in this country.

He said the election of Executive Committee of the program of Chinese, Indians, Malays as well as natives of Sabah and Sarawak are to meet the government's intention to introduce 1Malaysia.

"Gawai Harvest Festival and Fair was held to introduce the customs and culture of Sabah and Sarawak are indeed rich with culture is unique and interesting," he said.

Dr Shariff hope that through such activities, cohesion and racial harmony to dieratkan between students of different races and religions.

Written by Azri ONN
Tuesday, August 3, 2010 14:33


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