FAQs

WHAT SHOULD I PACK?
 
  • Lightweight walking shoes (waterproof is preferable).
  • Water shoes or sandals.
  • Sports socks  and leech socks
  • Lightweight, casual hiking clothing ie light pants, shorts and shirts.
  • In village areas please dress modestly especially women
  • Bathing suit and a hat
  • Sunscreen and biodegradable insect repellent (Citronella).
  • Flashlight or head lamp
  • Light raincoat.
  • Camera equipment and memory cards (batteries and chargers)
  • Binoculars
 
WHAT WILL THE TEMPERATURE BE ON MY VISIT?
 
Average Rainfall in Sukau, Sabah, Malaysia
 
Average Rainfall in Sukau, Sabah, Malaysia
Source : www.worldweatheronline.com
 
DO YOU ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS?
 
Yes.
credit cards
 
HEALTH CONCERNS
 

Shots and health risks are always changing so visit your doctor a month or so before you travel and make sure you are up-to-date on all your vaccinations and get the latest advice.

 
DISEASE RECOMMENDATION WHEN TO SEE DOCTOR
Typhoid Vaccination recommended 10 days before travel
Hpatitis A Vaccination recommended 2 weeks before travel
Diphtheria Vaccination recommended 3 months before travel
Tuberculosis Vaccination sometimes recommended 3 months before travel
Hepatitis B Vaccination sometimes recommended 2 months before travel
Rabies Vaccination sometimes recommended 1 month before travel
Meningococcal Meningitis Not required  
Cholera Not required  
Yellow Fever Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area 10 days before travel
Japanese Bencephalitis Vaccines sometimes recommended 1 month before travel
Tick-borne Encephalitis Not required  

The risk of malaria and Dengue fever varies Borneo but appropriate preventive medicines are required for several areas be more cautious in rural areas. Measures should always be taken to avoid mosquito bites, such as nets and creams.

Drink bottled water.

Source : www.netdoctor.co.uk/travel/asia/borneo.shtml
 
I HAVE A SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENT
 
Please tell us if you have any allergies or are vegetarian we will do our best to cater to your needs.
 
DO YOU OFFER DISCOUNTS FOR CHILDREN?
 

Child fare is based on child sharing a twin room, 02 adults with an extra bed. If child occupies a single room or twin share room with an adult, the full adult rate will be applied. Reduction per child is 50% of adult rate for daily tours and airport transfer.

 
DO YOU HAVE WIFI?
 

We do provide free wireless access at our lounge and restaurant.

 
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT?
 

There is no bad time to visit Sukau from November to February is the monsoon season so a very wet time of the year to visit. While the extra rain fall does open up channels to areas that cannot be seen during the dry season extended amounts of rainfall can make it hard to spot animals or cause trips to be cancelled. The main flowering season is from April to October but the animals are out at all times of the year.

 
DO I NEED TO BRING REFERENCE BOOKS ON PLANTS, BIRDS AND OTHER ANIMALS?
 
We have quite an extensive collection of natural history books, including Birds of Borneo, to help guests identify a species or to learn more about a particular topic related to the ecology of the neotropics.