KOTA KINABALU: Several new tourism products have been identified for Beluran and Ranau under the Tourism Area Concept Action Plan which completed its studies in June 2009.
The new products in Ranau are a secondary entrance hub to Kinabalu Park, nature walk and confidence course in Poring Hot Springs, an Alpine Rhododendron Garden in Mesilau, an alternative health centre with accommodation in Kundasang, guided trekking tours in Bundu Tuhan, the Ranau Heritage Centre Exhibition and an extreme sports centre in Mamut.
The centre in Mamut includes trail bike trails, a motor cross course, four wheel drive circuits, rally course and an extreme sports training school.
Tourism, Environment & Culture Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said this in reply to a query from Kundasang Assemblyman Dr Joachim Gunsalam at the State Assembly Sitting yesterday.
He said Sabah Parks had conducted studies on the viability of implementing the alternative route to Mount Kinabalu from Kg Melangkap Kappa, Kota Belud to King George’s Peak as well as carry out a scientific expedition to Mount Tambuyukon from Oct 2-16 for future development.
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