Gunung Alab Substation: Where the wild orchids thrive in Sabah


The Gunung Alab Substation is gaining popularity among avid hikers and adventure seekers in Sabah. — BENEDICT BUSIN/Sabah Parks

Gunung Alab Substation, situated along the Kota Kinabalu-Tambunan road in Sabah, has become a popular spot for nature tourism, more so because it sits within the protected forest area of the Crocker Range Park.

The Crocker Range Park is home to thousands of tropical wild orchid species and was also the reason behind the setting up of a wild orchid garden at the substation.

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