The main attractions here are the natural hot springs and a 157.8 metre-long canopy walkway.
The more pleasant part of the legacy of the Japanese invasion of Borneo during WWII, Poring Hot Springs consists of a dozen-or-so small pools and tubs, fed with hot sulphurous water from an underground spring. The Poring Hot Springs, 37km (23 miles) from the park headquarters, offer great relief after the tough climb down the mountain. The springs, with their soothing sulphur baths, were developed by the Japanese during World War II. Sulphur rich hot springs are also thought to have healing benefits including treating skin irritations and allergies such as psoriasis and eczema including dry scalp.
Visitors with children will have a great time splashing in the swimming pool too. Cool off at the Langanan Waterfall along one of the trails, or at the Kepungit Waterfall, a site rich in butterflies and bat-filled caves. Nearby are groves of bamboo (poring means bamboo in Kadazan), a canopy walk, and lodgings in chalets, hostels and a campsite. The main attractions here are the natural hot springs and a 157.8 metre-long canopy walkway. Standing at 41 metres from the forest floor, this walkway is a ?must? for visitors to Poring Hot Springs as it affords a commanding view of the Borneo rainforest.
A canopy walkway (RM15; 9am-4pm Tue-Sun) that consists of series of walkways suspended from trees, up to 40m above the jungle floor, providing unique views of the surrounding forest. Get there early if you want to see birds or other wildlife. A tropical garden, butterfly farm (adult/child RM5/3; 9am-4pm Tue-Sun) and orchid garden (adult/child RM10/5; 9am-4pm) are also part of the Poring complex. Rafflesia sometimes bloom in the area. Look out for signs in the visitors centre and along the road.