Borneo Wildlife Safari

The best 5D4N, featuring a combination of Sukau Rainforest Lodge and Utan Rainforest Lodge to fulfill your Bornean wildlife adventure of a lifetime.
from MYR 5,149.00 MYR 5,721.00 / person
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The best 5D4N, featuring a combination of Sukau Rainforest Lodge and Utan Rainforest Lodge to fulfill your Bornean wildlife adventure of a lifetime. Explore the Borneo rainforest by river in Sukau and on foot in Virgin Jungle Reserve (VJR), Sungai Kapur. Experience going on a speedboat up the Kinabatangan River to Sukau Rainforest Lodge.
Key Highlights
River Safari Cruising

Navigate Borneo's wildlife haven as you embark on a river cruise safari in Kinabatangan and Virgin Jungle Reserve (VJR), Sungai Kapur

4-Star Jungle Resort

Stay at the 4-Star Sukau Rainforest Lodge, where luxury meets wilderness, offering serenity & wildlife encounters.

Unique Rainforest Escape

Gateway to wilderness, the Utan Rainforest Lodge offers adventure and tranquility amidst nature's embrace.

Dolphin Search

As you embark on your river cruise adventure in Virgin Jungle Reserve (VJR), Sungai Kapur where you might just encounter dolphins if you're lucky.

  • Tours
  • Transfers
  • Accommodation and meals as specified
  • English-speaking guide
  • This tour package includes pick-up from Sandakan and drop off at Lahad Datu
  • Domestic airfare [Kota Kinabalu(BKI) - Sandakan(SDK) - Kota Kinabalu(BKI)]
  • Camera fee
  • Tourism Tax (TTx) flat rate of RM10 per room per night
  • Items not mentioned
Day 1: Sandakan - Sukau Rainforest Lodge (by boat)
Our adventure begins as we pick you up from the Sandakan Airport or your hotel in Sandakan, then we’ll head straight to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. There, you'll get to learn about the rehabilitation effort done at the centre through a short video screening. Make your way to the feeding platform to witness the feeding of orangutans and other monkeys around. You can also spend time observing the cheeky little younglings in an enclosed nursery area. After lunch, embark on a 2.5 hour journey by speedboat up the Kinabatangan River to Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Right after checking-in, go on board for a late afternoon cruise in search of Borneo's wildlife and birds. Return to the lodge to savour a scrumptious dinner at Melapi restaurant, followed by a slide presentation and interpretation by a naturalist guide.
Lunch and Dinner
Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Day 2: Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Rise and shine for the morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap Oxbow Lake to view more birds and wildlife. Return for breakfast, and proceed to join in a nature walk along the lodge's Hornbill and Attenborough Boardwalks with the in-house naturalist. It will be free at leisure thereafter. Take time to do your own exploring or just relax by the lodge’s dip pool after lunch. Head over to the newly refurbished Ape Gallery for an Ape Talk by our in-house naturalist. In the afternoon, head out to Gomantong Caves and explore the intricate cave system. It is also known to be the largest limestone outcrop in the Lower Kinabatangan with many wildlife encounters. If you’re up for the challenge, climb up the stairs up to Simud Putih to experience the bat exodus on the platform. Head back to Sukau Rainforest Lodge for a scrumptious dinner at Melapi Restaurant and enjoy a restful night thereafter.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Day 3: Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Lahad Datu - Utan Rainforest Lodge
Wake up to an exciting new day! Enjoy breakfast and begin your next adventure with a 2-hour overland journey for a quick stop at the office for some light refreshments and check-in. Utan Rainforest Lodge featuring 14 air-conditioned rooms, located in the Virgin Jungle Reserve (VJR) of Sungai Kapur. Indulge in our rooms with ensuite bathrooms and heated showers, as well as our covered restaurant and open deck, dip pool, and not forgetting our bar and gift corner (completed by 1st July). Upon arrival, receive a warm welcome with a facility briefing followed by a delectable lunch and check-in thereafter. Get a taste of Sungai Kapur’s Virgin Jungle Reserve and its world of flora and fauna during an introductory walk nearby the lodge. As the day unfolds, embark on a sunset river cruise for wildlife encounters and a mesmerizing estuary sunset. If weather permits, you may witness a captivating summertime light show courtesy of fireflies as you make your way back to the lodge for dinner. After dinner, go on a night safari drive for a chance to encounter the nocturnal wildlife that surrounds our forest.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Utan Rainforest Lodge
Day 4: Utan Rainforest Lodge
Wake up to the sounds of gibbons and hornbills in the rainforest. After a quick bite, we will set out for a short morning hike. Immerse yourself in the surroundings while getting your heart racing as we visit Cuckoo Hide to photograph one of Borneo's endemic birds and other birdlife found in the area. Thereafter, return to the lodge to freshen up before enjoying a scrumptious breakfast at the restaurant. Following breakfast, if weather and sea conditions permit, we'll embark on a river cruise adventure along the coastline, venturing into the Segama River and its mangrove forest. Keep your eyes peeled for a chance in wildlife encounters, such as flying foxes, eagles, and dolphins. Head back to the lodge to relax and refresh before a hefty lunch. . Explore our lodge further at the information gallery, shop for souvenirs (completed by 1st July), savour our premium in-house beverages at the restaurant and take a dip in our dip pool to beat the heat. When the sun sets, tantalise your taste buds with a delicious dinner, and proceed to head out for a night walk around the lodge. Experience the serenity of the night and keep an eye out for nocturnal creatures like civets, leopard cats, mouse deer, and moonrats that rule the night. Return to the lodge for a good night's rest.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Utan Rainforest Lodge
Day 5: Utan Rainforest Lodge - Lahad Datu
Rise and shine to the sounds of the jungle and have a hearty breakfast. Enjoy your free time at leisure and have a delectable lunch before check-out. Depart for Lahad Datu for your late afternoon flight departure time.
Breakfast and Lunch
Description Rates Single Supplement
Sukau Rainforest Lodge: Deluxe Room
Utan Rainforest Lodge: Deluxe Room
MYR 5149.00
MYR 5721.00

MYR 2042.00
MYR 2042.00
Sukau Rainforest Lodge: Borneo Villa
Utan Rainforest Lodge: Deluxe Room
MYR 5469.00
MYR 6077.00

MYR 2362.00
MYR 2362.00
  • Validity
    Rates are valid for bookings made from now until 31st March 2025 and for travel between 15th February 2024 – 31st March 2025.
  • Availability
    This tour runs every day. Prior booking required.
  • High Season Surcharge (March, July – August)
    MYR300.00 per person at Sukau Rainforest Lodge
    MYR100.00 per person at Utan Rainforest Lodge
  • Transfer Inclusion
    This tour package rates include pick-up and drop-off from Sandakan Airport and drop off at Lahad Datu. Additional charge per person applies for pick-up and drop-off outside this area and pick up time may vary.
Additional Notes
Bring Your Own Bottle

Borneo Eco Tours is moving towards a single-use plastic free environment! So, please join our movement by bringing your own refillable water bottle during your time with us. Our vans and coaches are prepared with water containers so that you can refill your bottle anytime throughout the tour.

Camera Fee at Gomantong Caves

Note on Camera Use at Gomantong Caves for personal use are chargeable at RM30.00 per adult and RM15.00 per child. Video camera for personal use, commercial use and film making is chargeable at RM50.00, RM1,000.00, and RM10,000 respectively.

Children Discount on Room Sharing Basis at Sukau Rainforest Lodge & Utan Rainforest Lodge
  • 3 years old and below:
  • 4 – 11 years old:
    • 25% OFF when sharing a room with ONE adult / parent.
    • 50% OFF when sharing a room with with TWO adults / parents.
    • This is a kid friendly tour, discount is applicable to children based on their birth year and following room sharing policy in certain property. Contact our consultant to know more.

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Sukau Rainforest Lodge is an award-winning ecolodge situated along the Kinabatangan River in Malaysian, Borneo offering the best of wildlife and nature experience. Sister company of Borneo Eco Tours.

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Lot 1, Pusat Perindustrian, Kolombong Jaya, Mile 5.5, Jalan Kolombong, 88450 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (60) 088-438300
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