Reopening of Mount Kinabalu From 7th December 2020 Onwards

LATEST UPDATE: 10 December 2020

Mount Kinabalu has now officially reopened with the resumption of climbing activities as of 7th December 2020! It was first announced on 2nd December by Sabah state Covid-19 spokesman Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun that Mount Kinabalu would be open to visitors along with other national parks across the state.

Following this announcement, a number of new standard operating procedures (SOPs) from the Health Ministry, National Security Council are being rolled out to ensure the safety of climbers climbing post-CMCO. For instance, visitors who are 12 years and below, as well as 60 years and above, are not allowed to climb Mount Kinabalu at this time until further notice. While they can enter Kinabalu National Park, they are not encouraged to do so.

The maximum number of climbers per day is now 100 pax. This is reduced from the previous 185 pax maximum. The 100 slots are allotted to the following accommodation providers accordingly:

  • Sutera Sanctuary Lodges - 40 slots
  • Sabah Parks - 40 slots
  • Mountain Torq - 20 slots

Interested climbers can now book their Mount Kinabalu climbing packages for 2021 as well, so make sure you don’t lose out on our current promotion starting from just RM680 per pax! Climb dates for this promotion are available from now until December 2021. With the reduced number of climbers allowed per day, secure your climb slots early to avoid disappointment and book now .

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