We are pleased to inform that on 9th November 2019 – 24th December 2019 and 10th January 2020 – 29th February 2020, Sukau Rainforest Lodge will be embarking on a refurbishment programme for our Superior Rooms! We're very excited about this facelift, and plan to re-open the rooms with a fresh new look in early 2020. During this time, our guests can still book and stay at our Borneo Villas, and enjoy all the facilities and services available at the lodge.

Borneo Rainforest Lodge will be temporarily closed for refurbishment from 01 December 2019 - 31 December 2019. Operations resume on 01 January 2020.

Sabah Wildlife Safari
Tour Name
8 Days 7
Duration
2
Minimum Travellers
Sandakan airport or city hotel at Sandakan
Pick up point

Overview

Wildlife! Wildlife! Wildlife! We've put together the best of Sabah Wildlife. Sandakan, Sukau and Danum Valley to bring you this extravaganza of Borneo's best wildlife. You will not find this combination anywhere else but with us. Highly Recommended!

Tour Highlights

  • Observe Orangutans at the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Learn and get a glimpse of Sun Bears at Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • 03 Nights stay at Sukau Rainforest Lodge, National Geographic unique lodges of the world, Superior Room. Travel to SRL by speedboat
  • 02 afternoon river cruises and 01 early morning river cruise in search of Borneo's wildlife and birdlife
  • 02 nights at Borneo Rainforest Lodge, award winning nature lodge
  • Exploring Danum Valley, most ancient rainforest in the world

Included

Tours and transfers, accommodation and meals as specified, Community Development Contribution (CDC) and English speaking guide.

Excluded

    Domestic airfare, camera fee and items not mentioned, Tourism Tax (TTx) flat rate of RM10 per room per night.
Day 1

Sandakan

Be greeted by our friendly guide upon arrival at Sandakan airport. Transfer to your hotel before spending the day free at leisure.

Please ensure you are holding air ticket to Sandakan.

Day 2

Sepilok - Rainforest Discovery Center

Head over to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre in the morning. Watch a short introductory video about the centre's significant efforts, then on with a 10 minute walk through the rainforest to witness the feeding of the Orangutans before observing them over at the outdoor nursery. After, we head to the Sun Bear Conservation Centre just next door after to learn more about the smallest bears in the world.

Thereafter, visit the Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) and explore the nearby elevated canopy walkway, which is suspended 25 metres above ground. After sunset, go on a guided night walk in search of nocturnal animals after sunset. Return to your hotel.

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.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Day 3

Sandakan - Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Morning at own leisure. After lunch, depart to the jetty and embark by speedboat for a 2.5 hours journey to the multi award winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge with the opportunity to view wildlife and birds. Take a river cruise in search of wildlife and birds. Enjoy candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide show and interpretation by naturalist guide. Stay overnight at the 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).

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4

Sukau Rainforest Lodge

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.

Feel free to explore the boardwalk at the back of our lodge at your own leisure. Who knows you may get lucky and spot an Orang Utan!

Experience profound relaxation and comfort at Halia Spa, Sukau Rainforest Lodge, as we provide an 'escape from the ordinary' by offering you a blend of both traditional and modern Spa treatments.

Our Night Cruise comes Highly Recommended to all our guests (available with a small fee)

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5

Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Spend the day free at leisure or if you like, why not choose from a wide variety of optional tours available. See our add-on tours. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6

Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Lahad Datu - Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Rise early and prepare for your trip to Danum Valley. After breakfast, we journey 2 hours overland to Lahad Datu before our onward journey to the award winning nature lodge, Borneo Rainforest Lodge. Enjoy lunch upon arrival and check-in. In the afternoon, explore the beautiful nature trails and nearby river. Come evening, watch an educational slide show by your guide and if weather permits, go spotlighting for nocturnal animals in the night. Stay overnight at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge (Standard Room).

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 7

Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Revel in a refreshing morning bird walk before breakfast. Spend the day exploring the forest for birds and mammals, leading up to an escarpment with ancient burial coffins. Trek to a waterfall for refreshing dip in rock pools. Lunch at the lodge. Thereafter, explore more trails leading to an amazing canopy walkway. Stay overnight at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 8

Borneo Rainforest Lodge - Transfer Out

Morning trek in search of mammals and birds. Return to the lodge before departing for Lahad Datu. Take the afternoon flight back to Kota Kinabalu.

Please ensure that you are holding an afternoon Malaysian Airlines air ticket from Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu on your final day.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Things to Bring

Please bring along drinking water bottle, insect repellent, hat, walking shoes, raincoat & swimming attire.

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.

Rates

ROOMRATES PER PERSONSINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Superior @ SRL + Standard @ BRLMYR 9061.00MYR 1300.00

High season surcharge: MYR 168.00 at Sukau Rainforest Lodge (July & August)

High season surcharge: MYR 100.00 at Borneo Rainforest Lodge (Mar, Apr, 15 July - 15 Oct 2019, March 2020)

The following discounts apply to tours that include Sukau Rainforest Lodge ONLY:

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

Giving Back: Every international adult guest who stays at SRL contributes MYR 20.00 for Conservation Contribution (CC).

Price valid from 01 April 2019 till 31 March 2020

Note on Travel Insurance

Customers are encouraged to purchase their own travel insurance before travelling to Borneo. We recommend you to select a travel insurance policy that covers not only your medical expenses (including emergency repatriation) but also personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage. Doing so can prevent major disruptions and additional costs.

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