Sabah First Choice Travel Agency | 沙巴首选旅行社

Sabah, Best of Borneo

Situated on the beautiful island of Borneo, Sabah is one of the thirteen states which Malaysia is made of. Sabah is the second largest state in Malaysia and shares the island of Borneo with Sarawak, Brunei, and Indonesian Kalimantan.

Sabah is richly blessed with nature diversity, unique cultures, fun adventure, beautiful beaches, and fantastic cuisines for the adventurous taste buds. We have it all, from the world’s largest flower – the Rafflesia, one of the highest mountains in South East Asia – Mount Kinabalu, to one of the world’s top dive sites – Sipadan Island. Sabah is also known for her great natural treasures which include the world-renowned Danum Valley Conservation Area and Tabin which is Sabah’s largest wildlife reserve.

Not only will you be amazed by the places to see and things to do here, you will also be treated with unique Sabahan hospitality. Explore the unique culture and tradition of Sabah and get ready to experience sweet memories to last a lifetime!

Climate 气候

The climate is generally hot and sunny all year round; visitors need to wear comfortable clothing to avoid heatstroke. We also have scattered unpredictable rains, therefore, it’s advisable to always bring an umbrella in case it rains.



Malaysian Ringgit (RM) Travelers’ cheques and foreign currencies can be changed for Malaysian Ringgit at banks and hotels. However, there are also money changer kiosks available at major shopping complexes and airport. Most major hotels charge a nominal fee for currency conversion.

马来西亚货币名称是令吉(Ringgit)简称“RM”(马币)。纸币面值分RM1、 RM5、RM10、RM20、RM50及RM100。外国货币可在银行或有执照的外币兑换中心(Licensed Money Changer)兑换。机场、购物中心和酒店都设有外币兑换中心(一般只收纸币)。大多数酒店在接受兑换币时会征收额外费用。而旅行支票就一定要在银行兑换。


Apart from the Sabahans’ very own diverse mother tongues, Bahasa Malaysia (national language) and English is widely spoken; Mandarin and some Chinese dialects are also widely spoken.

马来西亚语是政府的官方语言。英语和华文广泛使用。在沙巴, 华人以及当地人从小学开始都可以学习到华文, 因此中文教育很普及。许多华人生活在城市地区, 客家、福建和福州话是主要方言。年轻一代的华人都能以华语(普通话)交谈和略懂粤语。

Electricity 电源

Electricity is on the 240 Volts AC/ 50-Cycle system;



Standard Malaysian Time is 8 hours ahead of GMT (GMT+8)

本地时间比格林威治标准时间(GMT)快8小时, 与中国、香港、台湾、澳门没有时差。

Communications 电话通讯

Mobile telecommunications cover many parts of Sabah with the exception of some remote areas. Public phones are scarcely available in most places.