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2-Day River Safari, Jungle Drive & Stay

By Borneo Sandakan

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You want a chance to spot bearded pigs, deer, civets and even leopards during the jungle drives. Also includes jungle walks along the Merbau Trial and 1 river cruise.


2 days 1 night
Group trip (24 travellers per group)
Borneo Sandakan goes above and beyond by letting you experience the most of the Sandakan region. Most unique part is the nighttime jungle drive where you can spot bearded pigs, deer and civets and if you are really lucky – a leopard. The morning jungle walk along the Merbau Trail is also treat where you can find the Merbau Tree – a hiding place for people during the Japanese occupation. You will also get the essential Borneo wild life shots from your boat side seat during an afternoon and morning river safari. 
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Trip Inclusions

From USD$290.29 MYR1,183.21 per person
  • Return transport from Sandakan airport/hotel
  • 1 afternoon river safari
  • 2 jungle walks
  • Meals
  • 1 night private air conditioned chalet accommodation at Myne Resort
  • Nature guide
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Your hotel in Sandakan
Your hotel in Sandakan
Other Notes

Alternatively, you can choose to be picked up at 9am from Sandakan Airport. If you prefer this, please let us know in the booking form.


Trips available daily
Feb 03
Feb 04
Feb 05
Feb 06
Feb 07
Feb 08
Bookings should be made at least 10 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates

Meet your guide

Borneo Sandakan

Borneo Sandakan put their guests up at Myne Resort. The resort is a little tired but is at a lovely quiet spot by the river and has nice views.
10 years experience

What others are saying

4.9 out of 15 helpful reviews
30 Dec 2019 on SeekSophie
Great experience. Highly recommended
13 Apr 2019 on Tripadvisor
I booked a day tour with TOUR BY LOCALS and they were most professional when booking.What can I say about our guide Afiq he was amazing.Collected us at airport early morning and dropped us back that evening.We had an action packed day with a most informative guide.We got all the main attractions in and we also had a great lunch included.He was most passionate about the envoirment and very up to date on world affairs. Would highly recommend both to anybody.
03 Apr 2019 on Tripadvisor
We reached Sandakan with a plan but weren't sure on how to go about it. We walked across to the Borneo Sandakan Tours office and were really happy with the service that was provided by their staff. They were really helpful! We did a tour of the Gomantong Caves and the Kinabatangan River Cruise. Gary (our guide) was extremely knowledgable and made sure we had a great time. The Gomantang caves were amazing but we got to see only a small part of it which was disappointing. The Kinabatangan River cruise was a little disappointing because we didn't get to spot any pigmy elephants. We had a great day overall. But felt the tour was a little overpriced compared to all the adventure & sightseeing packages with got from the tour operator in Sarawak.
11 Dec 2018 on Facebook
the one of best tour agents in borneo
10 Dec 2018 on Facebook
Gary is a very good and caring guide. Still remember the eco-hotel and Kinabatangan Safari boat ride I went on 6 years ago!

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
Strict Cancellation Policy
No booking fee. Cancel for free 24 hours after booking.
Flexible Date Policy
You can change your trip date once for free up to 3 days before your trip. Any date change will be subject to availability, and will not count as a cancellation.
Packing list for the trip
Bug repellent
Leech socks or long thick socks
Torch light
Will I definitely see Elephants and Orangutans?

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!

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