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2D1N Kinabatangan River Safari

2D1N Kinabatangan River Safari
2D1N Kinabatangan River Safari
2D1N Kinabatangan River Safari
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At a Glance

At a Glance

Catch the wildlife highlights of Malaysia Borneo on this exciting 2D1N adventure! Embark on morning and afternoon cruises along the Kinabatangan River to capture the perfect river views and shots of new wildlife with each trip – stretching 560km as the longest river in Sabah, Kinabatangan is home to an incredible number of species, including proboscis monkeys, silver langurs, Oriental darters, orangutans, and even herds of pygmy elephants. For those looking to learn more about the local culture and stories, the nature lodge offers additional activities such as tree planting and batik silk painting to keep you occupied in between your thrilling adventures into the wild.

Details

2 days 1 night
Join-in trip
Up to 20 persons

Activities

Wildlife & Animals
Boat Tour

Suitable For

Solo Travellers
Couples
Small Groups

Trip Highlights

Kinabatangan Jungle Walk
Kinabatangan River Safari
Jungle Night Walk

Choose this if...

You want to discover the best of Borneo’s wildlife in a short yet activity-packed retreat!

What's included

What's included

  • Nature. Lodge Kinabatangan - Dorm (Shared)
  • Return Transfer from Sandakan
  • 2 river cruises
  • Meals when you're at the lodge and free flow of coffee & tea
  • Lunch on the 1st day
  • Tourism Tax (RM10.00per room./night) **Applicable for standard room only.
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Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Wisma Khoo Siak Chiew building in Sandakan 10:30am Details
Wisma Khoo Siak Chiew building in Sandakan
Wisma Khoo Siak Chiew, Pusat Bandar Sandakan, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

Accommodation

Accommodation

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What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Kinabatangan River - Sandakan
Kinabatangan River - Sandakan

Embark on a morning Kinabatangan river cruise before checking out!

  • Wisma Khoo Siak Chiew building in Sandakan (Wisma Khoo Siak Chiew, Pusat Bandar Sandakan, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia) - 10:30am
  • 5:30am - Prepare for your scenic trip along the river – soak in the tranquil atmosphere and take this last opportunity to catch the fascinating wildlife of Borneo
  • 7:30am - Have breakfast at the lodge before returning to your rooms to pack
  • 8:30am - Bid the friendly staff goodbye and begin your trip back to your drop off point
  • 11:30am - Estimated arrival time in Sepilok
  • Wisma Khoo Siak Chiew building in Sandakan - 12:30pm

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Nasalis Larvatus

Named after the proboscis monkeys that live around the area, Nasalis Larvatus is dedicated to bringing the best of Borneo’s wildlife and culture to all travellers who arrive at the lodge. Guests will be well looked after by their warm team of hospitable staff and experienced nature guides, who promise a memorable, activity-packed stay and an all-rounded immersive experience of Borneo!
9 years experience
Community-Based
Litter-Free
Wildlife-Safe

What others are saying

What others are saying

4.6 out of 19 helpful reviews
Aofaine Mullins
25 Feb 2020
Such an amazing trip! A once in a lifetime experience. The only hiccup was on our checkout morning. We had an early checkout, and were told we would have breakfast before we left. We quickly ate breakfast at the restaurant, so that we wouldn’t be late for our 07:20 checkout. As I was leaving, they presented me with some vegetarian food, which I couldn’t accept as we were running. Then we got to checkout, and the staff had kindly prepared a breakfast package for us. In short, we had 3 breakfasts available to us. An improvement in the communication that occurred between staff at checkout, restaurant staff and us would have spared some food goo to waste. A tiny complaint. I would not hesitate to recommend this company to any who wished to go to the Kinabatangan River. Henry, our guide, was brilliant. He and our boat-operator made such a huge effort to find an elephant for us to watch. We really appreciated it.
Aubery Anthony David
01 Jun 2019

Awesome tour packages and great accomodations! I had amazing experiences. Polite, friendly and well trained staff. Will I consider for a come back? Definitely!!

Aubery Anthony David
01 Jun 2019

Awesome tour packages and great accomodations! I had amazing experiences. Polite, friendly and well trained staff. Will I consider for a come back? Definitely!!

HollysHollydays, Hong Kong, China
04 Nov 2018
Combined a 2 night 3 day package at Nature Lodge Kinabatangan with a 2 night stay at Nature Lodge Sepilok, booked through the tour company (Nasalis Larvatus) that owns them. We extended the 3rd day in Kinabatangan to add a visit to the Gomangtong Caves at dusk. Be warned: you are VERY close to nature staying in the jungle! Coming from city life, it’s a bit of a culture shock being so close to all the insects and wildlife and that in itself is quite the experience. We stayed in a “private chalet” (it’s a wooden shack on stilts...) and the room and shower room/toilet was very basic, but had good air conditioning and plenty of insect screens on all vents and windows. If you are not okay with very basic lodging, then this is not the place for you. All of the boat tours and guided walks were fantastic. Amero (sp?) was an extremely knowledgable local guide and had an amazing eye for spotting wildlife. Cairo (sp?) who took us to the caves was also excellent. The hotel rents out wellies which are vital if it’s been raining - the mud is up to a foot deep in places. Make sure you take leech socks with you as there are leeches everywhere you walk in the rainforest. We saw everything on our tours: orangutans, proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants, multiple species of hornbills, crocodiles, silver leaf monkeys, a Storm’s stork, eagles... it was incredible. The staff were fantastic - super friendly and helpful. I had a horrible stomach virus during my stay and they took great care looking out for me and preparing fruit outside of meal times for me. They let us stay in one of the empty dorm rooms after check-out time on our last day while we waited for our transfer to Gomantong.
HollysHollydays, Hong Kong, China
04 Nov 2018
Combined a 2 night 3 day package at Nature Lodge Kinabatangan with a 2 night stay at Nature Lodge Sepilok, booked through the tour company (Nasalis Larvatus) that owns them. We extended the 3rd day in Kinabatangan to add a visit to the Gomangtong Caves at dusk. Be warned: you are VERY close to nature staying in the jungle! Coming from city life, it’s a bit of a culture shock being so close to all the insects and wildlife and that in itself is quite the experience. We stayed in a “private chalet” (it’s a wooden shack on stilts...) and the room and shower room/toilet was very basic, but had good air conditioning and plenty of insect screens on all vents and windows. If you are not okay with very basic lodging, then this is not the place for you. All of the boat tours and guided walks were fantastic. Amero (sp?) was an extremely knowledgable local guide and had an amazing eye for spotting wildlife. Cairo (sp?) who took us to the caves was also excellent. The hotel rents out wellies which are vital if it’s been raining - the mud is up to a foot deep in places. Make sure you take leech socks with you as there are leeches everywhere you walk in the rainforest. We saw everything on our tours: orangutans, proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants, multiple species of hornbills, crocodiles, silver leaf monkeys, a Storm’s stork, eagles... it was incredible. The staff were fantastic - super friendly and helpful. I had a horrible stomach virus during my stay and they took great care looking out for me and preparing fruit outside of meal times for me. They let us stay in one of the empty dorm rooms after check-out time on our last day while we waited for our transfer to Gomantong.

Covid Policies and Practices

Covid Policies and Practices

Covid Cancellation Policy
If there are strict Covid-19 regulations that prevent you from going on your trip, you may get a full refund via Seek Sophie credits (can be used on multiple bookings with no expiry) or reschedule at no additional costs. Otherwise, we would do our best to help you reschedule in other cases. Read our full policy here.

Policies

Policies

Usual Cancellation Policy (for Non-Covid reasons)
Cancel for free 7 days before your trip starts. Cancellations after such date will not be eligible for refunds as Nasalis Larvatus would have paid for your trip’s logistics already.

Helpful Questions from Our Community

Q
Will I definitely see Elephants and Orangutans?
A
No, we're afraid not. Kinabatangan River is one of the best places to see wildlife in Malaysia, as the wildlife mainly live around the small stretch of river. However, sometimes they do wander off to nearby palm plantations to feed for some weeks and then wander back to Kinabatangan River again. With wild animals, nothing is guaranteed - which is a little part of the magic too!
Q
What should I pack?
A
Binoculars
Bug repellent
Camera
Hat
Raincoat
Sunscreen
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