Sukau & Tabin Wildlife Safari

Spot monkeys on river cruises and test out the healing properties of volcanic mud on this captivating five-day tour of Borneo’s wilderness and wildlife.

This 5 day/4 night tour offers the chance to delve into Borneo’s fascinating natural wilderness. Enjoy jungle treks through the rainforest, test out the healing properties of volcanic mud, and keep an eye out for a variety of primates, including orangutan, Proboscis monkey and macaques. Boat cruises along Sabah’s longest river and swimming in the natural pools of Lipad Waterfall complete this unbeatable Borneo safari.

Tour highlights

    - Meet the primates of Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre 

    - Enjoy an evening boat cruise down Kinabatangan, Sabah’s longest river 

    - Take a morning boat cruise onto Kelenanap Ox-Bow Lake for exciting game viewing along the riverbanks 

    - Fall asleep in luxury jungle accommodation at Tabin Wildlife Resort 

    - Head off on a night safari to view fascinating nocturnal wildlife 

    - Swim in the refreshing waters of Lipad Waterfall


Day 1


Welcome to Borneo! Visit Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and watch and learn about these fascinating primates in Borneo’s last remaining rainforest. Observe the orangutans being fed from your vantage point in a platform high up in the forest and watch a 25 minute video documentary about these interesting creatures. Afterwards, a two and a half hour scenic drive through beautiful countryside and a short boat transfer will deliver you to the sanctuary of Borneo Nature Lodge. Enjoy some leisure time before a late afternoon river cruise along Kinabatangan, Sabah’s longest river. Keep an eye out for fascinating wildlife along the riverbank, such as unusual looking Proboscis monkeys, crocodile and Asian elephants. Overnight at Borneo Nature Lodge.

INCLUDES : Lunch, Dinner

Day 2


Wake up to the blissful sound of birdsong, insects and animals at Borneo Nature Lodge. An early-morning cruise up the Kinabatangan River heads onto Kelenanap Ox-Bow Lake for the chance to bird watch from the water. Enjoy a short jungle walk to experience the raw wilderness of Borneo and look out for interesting wildlife before returning to the lodge for a well-deserved breakfast. Afterwards, you have free time to explore the surrounds at your leisure. In the late afternoon, take a river boat cruise to see the fauna and flora of the rainforest before overnighting at Borneo Nature Lodge.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

Sukau / Tabin Wildlife Resort

Take a leisurely drive and enjoy a local lunch en-route before arriving at Tabin Wildlife Resort, tucked between the rainforest and the Lipad River. Settle into your homely timber lodge, complete with private balcony and a view of the forest. Keep an eye out for exotic birdlife, insects and small mammals from your vantage point above the forest floor. In the afternoon, head off on a short trek through the jungle and arrive at the active Lipad mud volcano - a wonderful location for wildlife spotting. The mud is a mineral salt lick for animals and you can try the effects of the volcanic mud for yourself, believed to have great beauty properties for the skin. Climb the observation tower and enjoy a spectacular view of the volcano and dense forest and keep an eye out for wildlife, birdlife and a multitude of animal footprints. After dinner, watch a presentation on Tabin’s natural wonders before embarking on a thrilling night safari through the reserve, completed with incredible star gazing. Overnight at Tabin Wildlife Resort.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Tabin Wildlife Resort

An early morning bird walk is the perfect opportunity to discover some of Tabin’s 300 species of birds. After breakfast, enjoy a rainforest trek to Lipad Waterfall where you can take a dip in the refreshing natural pool or cool off in the shower of the waterfall. In the afternoon, relax your tired muscles with a Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak made with a blend of natural herbs from the forest. In the evening, embark on an exciting dusk drive to look out for nocturnal wildlife and birds that are active at this peak wildlife hour. After dinner, enjoy a night walk through the reserve to spot sleeping birds, frogs and other interesting nocturnal wildlife. Overnight at Tabin Wildlife Resort.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Tabin Wildlife Resort / Lahad Datu Airport

A short after-breakfast stroll to the nearby rock pool or riverside is a great way to spot macaques and other small mammals. Enjoy a cool dip in the river and spend your last few hours as you wish before departing Tabin and transferring to Lahad Datu Airport for your flight home.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch



5 days/4 nights 13th September 2016 - 31st March 2017


- Single supplement will apply - please call for price

- Supplement for private guide at Tabin Wildlife REsort at RM295 per way (minimum of 2 days guiding required)

- Supplement for unscheduled transfer at RM120 per person per way (minimum of 2 people required)

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