Abai Jungle Lodge

Waking to the sound of birdcalls, spotting monkeys from your veranda – this is an incredible wildlife experience.

Find yourself in the heart of the Malaysian jungle when you stay at Abai Jungle Lodge. Blending seamlessly into its wild surroundings, this rustic lodge is eco-friendly with solar power, recycled water and biodegradable products. Days are spent immersing yourself in wildlife spotting with proboscis monkeys, langurs and even orangutan frequently spotted from the lodge’s nature paths. Speak to Best at Travel about adding a few nights at Abai Lodge to your Malaysian holiday.

About Abai Jungle Lodge

Escape to nature at Abai Jungle Lodge for a truly remarkable wildlife experience. Surrounded by jungle filled with primates and birdlife, this authentic Malaysian lodge is only accessible by an hours’ boat-ride from Sandakan. Accommodation is simple and rustic where stilted chalets are connected by wide wooden boardwalks, with the real luxury the chance for unforgettable wildlife encounters right on your doorstep – keep eyes peeled for orangutan, langurs and proboscis monkeys. Additional wildlife-based activities include a visit to the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre where you can see these endangered animals up close, daily cruises on the Kinabatangan River and walks (guided or in your own time) around the lodge. Don’t forget to pack your binoculars!

Best at Travel recommends booking a two day package at Abai Jungle Lodge to get the most out of the jungle and wildlife experience, though one night stays can be arranged – consider adding another lodge to extend your time in the jungle. Speak to one of our travel specialists about packages on offer, inclusions and tailor-making your trip to Malaysia.

Services and Facilities

As part of your package, you can look forward to a number wildlife-based activities. These include:

  • Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • Afternoon and evening river cruises
  • Pitas Oxbow Lake
  • Tree planting at Abai Village

    Additionally, you can walk along the boardwalks surrounding Abai Jungle Lodge – take advantage of the expertise and knowledge of the on site local guides!


    The Abai Jungle Restaurant is nestled in the jungle overlooks the Kinabatangan River and serves local delicacies from the fruit, vegetables and fish grown and caught in the area. Meals included as part of your package will vary depending on the length of your stay.

    Three Day Stay

  • Day 1: Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch
  • About Abai Jungle Lodge

    Room Types


    Built to blend in to their surroundings, the twin rooms and chalets feature polished walls and flooring.

  • One, two or three beds
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Ceiling fan
  • Netted windows
  • Safety box
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