BORNEO WILDLIFE SAFARI
BORNEO WILDLIFE SAFARI
Embark on a remarkable journey to discover the wonders of Borneo's wildlife with our exclusive package, combining the best of Sukau Rainforest Lodge and our newly opened Tabin Rainforest Lodge.
Immerse yourself in the richness of Borneo's wildlife adventure as you explore Sabah's longest river, the Kinabatangan, and keep an eye out for the Borneo Big 5: Pygmy Elephant, Orangutan, Proboscis Monkey, Crocodiles, and the stunning Rhinoceros Hornbill. Venture into the hidden gem of Sabah, the ancient mangrove forest at Tabin Rainforest Lodge, for an unparalleled Bornean wildlife experience like no other!
Stay 2 nights at each lodge:
- The award winning lodge: Sukau Rainforest Lodge
- The hidden gem of Borneo: Tabin Rainforest Lodge
Tour Codes : BB7A
Duration : 5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS
Booking pax : 2 pax min
Our adventure begins as we pick you up from the Sandakan Airport or your hotel in Sandakan, then we’ll head straight to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. There, you’ll get to learn about the rehabilitation effort done at the centre through a short video screening. Make your way to the feeding platform to witness the feeding of orangutans and other monkeys around. You can also spend time observing the cheeky little younglings in an enclosed nursery area.
After lunch, embark on a 2.5-hour journey by speedboat up the Kinabatangan River to Sukau Rainforest Lodge.
Right after checking-in, go on board for a late afternoon cruise in search of Borneo’s wildlife and birds. Return to the lodge to savour a scrumptious dinner at Melapi restaurant, followed by a slide presentation and interpretation by a naturalist guide.
Rise and shine for the morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap Oxbow Lake to view more birds and wildlife. Return for breakfast, and proceed to join in a nature walk along the lodge’s Hornbill and Attenborough Boardwalks with the in-house naturalist.
It will be free at leisure thereafter. Take time to do your own exploring or just relax by the lodge’s dip pool after lunch.
Head over to the newly refurbished Ape Gallery for an Ape Talk by our in house naturalist.
In the afternoon, head out to Gomantong Caves and explore the intricate cave system. It is also known to be the largest limestone outcrop in the Lower Kinabatangan with many wildlife encounters. If you’re up for the challenge, climb up the stairs up to Simud Putih to experience the bat exodus on the platform.
Head back to Sukau Rainforest Lodge for a scrumptious dinner at Melapi Restaurant and enjoy a restful night thereafter.
Wake up to an exciting new day! Enjoy breakfast and begin your next adventure with a 2-hour overland journey for a quick stop at the office for some light refreshments and check-in.
Then, embark on a 2.5-hour overland journey to reach our new ecolodge; Tabin Rainforest Lodge, featuring 12 air-conditioned rooms, located on the northeast corner of Tabin Wildlife Reserve.
Indulge in our rooms with en suite bathrooms and heated showers, as well as our covered restaurant and open deck, dip pool, and not forgetting our bar and gift corner.
Upon arrival, receive a warm welcome with a facility briefing followed by a delectable lunch and check-in thereafter.
Dive into Tabin Rainforest’s world of flora and fauna during an introductory walk around the lodge. As the day unfolds, embark on a sunset river cruise for wildlife encounters and a mesmerising estuary sunset. If weather permits, you may witness a captivating summertime light show courtesy of fireflies as you make your way back to the lodge for dinner.
After dinner, go on a night safari drive for a chance to encounter the nocturnal wildlife that surrounds our forest.
Wake up to the sounds of gibbons and hornbills in the rainforest. After a quick bite, we will set out for a short morning hike.
Immerse yourself in the surroundings while getting your heart racing as we visit Ground Cuckoo hide to photograph one of Borneo’s endemic birds and other birdlife found in the area. Thereafter, return to the lodge to freshen up before enjoying a scrumptious breakfast at Kapur Restaurant.
Following breakfast, if weather and sea conditions permit, we’ll embark on a river cruise adventure along the coastline, venturing into the Segama River and its mangrove forest. Keep your eyes peeled for a chance in wildlife encounters, such as flying foxes, eagles, and dolphins.
Head back to the lodge to relax and refresh before a hefty lunch.
Post-lunch, go on for a rainforest hike where you’ll visit our Mammal Hide. There, you’ll be able to see the camera traps that we have set up and see the many footage we have captured whilst learning about the nocturnal animals in the area. Have light refreshments in the hide before we return to the lodge for free at leisure.
Explore our lodge further at the information gallery, shop for souvenirs, savour our premium in-house beverages at the restaurant and take a dip in our dip pool to beat the heat.
When the sun sets, tantalise your taste buds with a delicious dinner, and proceed to head out for a night safari drive around the lodge. Experience the serenity of the night and keep an eye out for nocturnal creatures like civets, leopard cats, mouse deer, and moonrats that rule the night. Return to the lodge for a good night’s rest.
Rise and shine to the sounds of the jungle and make your way to our Crested Fireback hide and seek out this elusive endemic bird. Return for a hearty breakfast and enjoy your time free at leisure.
Make sure to stop by the souvenir corner for some last-minute shopping and take one last quick dip in our plunge pool before check-out.
Have an early lunch before departing to the airport for your late afternoon flight.