Overview

MOST POPULAR TOUR! This 4D3N tour allows you to double your chances of wildlife encounters by travelling to Sukau Rainforest Lodge by boat. Truly the best wildlife experience in Kinabatangan you can get. Transfers by boat is included, along with a nights stay at our Villas.

Tour Highlights

    • Learn and observe the endangered Orangutans at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
    • Get a glimpse and learn about the smallest bear in the world at Borneo Sunbear Conservations Centre
    • 03 Nights at our new Villa rooms at Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Travel 2.5 hours by speedboat.
    • Explore 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.

Our adventure begins as we pick you up from the Sandakan Airport or your hotel in Sandakan, then we’ll head straight 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 by speedboat up the Kinabatangan River to Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

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 candlelight dinner at Melapi restaurant, followed by a slide presentation and interpretation by a naturalist guide. Overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Note : Make sure your flight arrival in Sandakan is latest by 0800hrs. Or if this is not possible, recommended to fly in and stay one night in Sandakan or Sepilok before the tour commence.

Overnight stay at Sukau Rainforest Lodge (Villa)

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

Take an early Morning River cruise along the Menanggol River in search of wildlife.

Today is a great opportunity to relax by the pool, learn more about our lodge at our information gallery, browse through our merchandises at our souvenir shop, or maybe enjoy our finest selection of in-house beverages.

In the afternoon, proceed for another river cruise and get to see more wildlife. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight stay at Sukau Rainforest Lodge (Villa)

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
Villa MYR 2,941.00 MYR 3,268.00
MYR 1,105.00

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 at Sukau Rainforest Lodge ONLY

  • Children age 3 and below - Free
  • Children age 4 to 12 may share a room with ONE adult - 25% discount
  • Children age 4 to 12 may share a room with TWO adult - 50% discount

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

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).

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.

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

Please 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.