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The altitude of Crocker Range Park HQ is 850 to 1,000 Meters, with temperature ranges from 18°C to 26°C (64°F to 79°F). As it’s highland, it is cool in the morning, quite similar to Kinabalu Park. Please do bring warm clothing with you.
To stay in the Park, you have a choice of dormitory room, standard room, luxury room and camping. In total, the park has 4 chalets, 1 detached house (4 rooms for 22 pax), 60 dormitory beds, and a big camping ground.
Kayu Manis Lodge (Asrama Kayu Manis)
This cabin is the most suitable for a group of students and teachers up to 40 people. There are 2 family rooms with queen-sized bed and 2 single beds, 3 rooms with 6 single beds, 2 rooms with 8 singles beds, common bathroom with hot shower, spacious living room and a kitchen with complete cooking and dining facilities.
Pic: Bunk-beds Dormitory, RM30 (≈USD9) per bed per night
Pic: Family Room, RM125 (≈USD38) per room per night
You may watch the 1-min video of Kayu Manis Lodge below:
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Bayan and Pine Chalets are just next to Kayu Manis Lodge. There are 4 units of chalets with king sized bed and attached bathroom (with hot shower).
Pic: Room of Chalet, RM180 (≈USD55) per room per night
Orchid and Rafflesia Lodges are also next to Kayu Manis Lodge.
Pic: Orchid and Rafflesia Lodges of Crocker Range Park
Pic: Rafflesia Lodge has 1 family room with a queen size bed and 2 single beds, 3 rooms with 6 single beds, 2 rooms with 12 bunk beds, and common bathroom with hot shower.
Pic: Orchid Lodge has 1 family room with a queen size bed and 2 single beds, 3 rooms with 6 single beds, 2 rooms with 8 sinle beds, and common bathroom with hot shower.
Family Room of Orchid and Rafflesia Lodges costs RM150 (≈USD45) per room per night. Single Bed Dormitory costs RM40 per bed per night.
You may watch the 1-min video of hostels below:
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The four huts of camping ground can accommodate about 20 people. There are male and female toilets+shower rooms nearby. Camping fee is about RM20 (≈USD6) per person per night. You need to bring your own camping tent.
There is a shelter nearby for group activity and BBQ.
You may watch the 1-min video of camping site below:
You can book the rooms online or contact Manis Manis Rooftop of Borneo Resort (see contact below) for accommodation booking or updated room rates. Their rooms can be fully booked during peak season and school holiday.
Manis Manis Rooftop of Borneo Resort
Address: Batu 8, Taman Banjaran Crocker, Jalan Kimanis-Keningau, Sabah, Malaysia.
Resort Mobile: +60 19-809 8683
Sales Office (KK): +60 88-719900, +60 88-719911
Facebook: Manis Manis ‘Rooftop of Borneo’ Resort – Crocker Range National Park
Bus to Crocker Range Park
You may take a bus to Keningau in bus station at Merdeka Field (Padang Merdeka) in Kota Kinabalu city. Ask the bus driver to drop you in front of Crocker Range Park (Taman Banjaran Crocker), which is 14 Kilometers before Keningau town. The bus fare costs about RM15 one way and depart in morning (the earliest is 7am or 7:30am) and afternoon. To go home, you may arrange with the same bus company on the returning trip. They can pick you up in front of the Park when they head to Kota Kinabalu. FYI, you also can find their phone number on the bus ticket.
You may check out the photo album of Crocker Range Park for more nice pictures:
Part 1: Crocker Nature Center, Insectarium, Fern Garden & Rafflesia Plot
Part 2: Crocker Trail, Pine Trail & Observatory Tower
Part 3: Night Walk
Part 4: Accommodation in the Park (this article)
Photos taken in Keningau, Sabah, Malaysia Borneo