Overview

Experience the beauty of Borneo and stay at the newly refurbished Sabah Hotel and award-winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Witness wildlife like never before, as you cruise through the beautiful Kinabatangan River to see many of Borneo's rare and endangered species including the Bornean pygmy elephant, orang utan and proboscis monkey.

Tour Highlights

    • 2 nights at Sukau Rainforest Lodge
    • Observe Orangutans at the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
    • Learn and get a glimpse of Sun Bears at Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre
    • Observe Proboscis Monkeys at Labuk Bay Proboscis Sanctuary
    • Bask in the delights of Borneo's tropical rainforests at Rainforest Discovery Centre
    • Learn about the Prisoners of War during World War II at Sandakan Memorial Park

Includes

Tours and transfers, accommodation and meals as specified, and English speaking guide.

Excludes

    Domestic airfare (Kota Kinabalu(BKI) - Sandakan(SDK) - Kota Kinabalu(BKI)), camera fee and items not mentioned, Tourism Tax (TTx) flat rate of RM10 per room per night.

You'll be greeted by our friendly guide upon arrival at Sandakan Airport and transferred to Sabah Hotel to check-in. In the afternoon, journey to Labuk Bay Proboscis Sanctuary where we'll trek to witness the feeding of the amusing looking Proboscis Monkeys and elusive Silver Leaf Langurs at the sanctuary. Return to Sabah Hotel for overnight.

Meals: Dinner

Pickup from hotel, and head over to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. There, you'll get to learn about the rehabilitation effort done at the centre through a short video screening. Then make your way to the feeding platform to witness the feeding of orangutans scheduled daily at 10AM. You can also spend time observing the cheeky little younglings in an enclosed nursery area. Afterwards, head to the Sun Bear Conservation Centre, the only one in the world, located just next door to learn more about the world’s smallest bears.

After lunch, embark on a 2-and-a-half-hour journey to the award winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge, nestled on the banks of Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan. Right after checking-in, we’ll go on board for an evening 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. Overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Rise and shine for the morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, join in the nature walk along the lodge's Hornbill Boardwalk with the in-house naturalist. After lunch, it will be free at leisure. In the afternoon, proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife. Overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Have breakfast before returning to Sandakan by boat. After lunch, proceed to airport for the 1430hrs flight to Kota Kinabalu. If you're taking the evening flight, you'll have a chance to visit Rainforest Discovery Centre. Take a bird view of the centre from the canopy walk and hanging bridge, explore the botanical garden, home to various species of flora. Proceed to Sandakan Memorial Park for a short visit before taking the flight.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Rates

Rooms Rates Per Person Single Supplement
Superior MYR 2,369.00MYR 513.00
Villa MYR 2,748.00MYR 828.00

Notes

Validity Rates are valid for travel by 31 Dec 2022

Availability This tour runs everyday. Prior booking required.

High Season Surcharge : MYR 252.00 at Sukau Rainforest Lodge (July - August)

Children Discount This is a kid friendly tour, discount is applicable to children based on their birth year and following room sharing policy in certain property. Contact our consultant to know more.

Transfer Inclusion This tour package rates include pick-up and drop-off from Sandakan Airport or city hotel in Sandakan. Additional charge per person applies for pick-up and drop-off outside this area and pick up time may vary.

Additional Notes

Camera Fee at SOURC

Note on Camera Use at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre: For any camera with zoom lens from 100 to 400mm, video camera or other video recording equipment for personal use are chargeable at RM10.00 per unit. For any camera (fixed-lens - 400mm and above ) or any film-making equipment are chargeable at RM1,000.00 per unit. Mode of payment is cash only.

Travel light to Sukau Rainforest Lodge

For the comfort and convenience of our guests, it is recommended to travel light by preparing an overnight bag for your stay in Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Complimentary storage in Sandakan will be provided for any extra luggage. (For guests departing & returning to Sandakan Only).

Night Cruise

Optional River Night Cruise tour at Sukau Rainforest Lodge is highly recommended to all our guests (available with a small fee)

Things to Bring

Bring along sun block lotion, personal toiletries, torch light, insect repellent, drinking water bottle, walking shoes, binoculars, camera, hat & raincoat.

Bring Your Own Bottle

Borneo Eco Tours is moving towards a single-use plastic free environment! So, please join our movement by bringing your own refillable water bottle during your time with us. Our vans and coaches are prepared with water containers so that you can refill your bottle anytime throughout the tour.

Double or Twin Bed

Double or twin bed cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check in.

About Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Established since 1995, Sukau Rainforest Lodge (SRL) is an award-winning ecolodge and the only National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World in Malaysia. The lodge is located in Sukau, along the snaking Kinabatangan River, which is an area that is lush in biodiversity.

SRL provides a luxurious stay in the midst of the jungle that is paired with an exceptional wildlife and nature experience for its guests. Some of the highlights of your stay includes river safari cruises, wildlife sightings such as Proboscis monkeys, macaques, various birds, and even chances of spotting the rare Bornean pygmy elephants and orangutans.

SRL also stays true to its ecolodge ethos through its sustainable practices and operations.