River and Rainforest

Embark on the ultimate 5-day, 4-night adventure that seamlessly combines the allure of both river and rainforest.
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Embark on the ultimate 5-day, 4-night adventure that seamlessly combines the allure of both river and rainforest. Prepare to be amazed by the captivating combo of experiences. Journey to the incredible Sukau Rainforest Lodge to explore the famous Kinabatangan River and thereafter, to Borneo Rainforest Lodge, where you'll have the opportunity to explore one of the oldest lowland rainforests in the world. Stay at the award-winning lodges:
  • Sukau Rainforest Lodge (2 nights)
  • Borneo Rainforest Lodge (2 nights)
Key Highlights
4-Star Jungle Resort

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

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

Luxurious Rainforest Getaway

Stay at the luxurious Borneo Rainforest Lodge to experience the wilderness in lush comfort.

Ancient Rainforest of Borneo

Explore Danum Valley, a pristine conservation haven where Borneo's ancient rainforest flourishes.

  • Accommodations
  • English speaking guide
  • This tour package rates include pick-up in Sandakan and drop off at Lahad Datu.
  • Meals as specified
  • 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 - Sepilok - 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 savor 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. After breakfast, join in the nature walk along the lodge's Hornbill Boardwalk with the in-house naturalist. It will be free at leisure after lunch. In the afternoon, proceed for another river cruise to check off your wildlife sightings.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Day 3: Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Lahad Datu - Borneo Rainforest Lodge
Rise early and prepare for your trip to Danum Valley. After breakfast, we embark on a 2 hour overland journey to Lahad Datu before our onward journey to the award winning nature lodge, Borneo Rainforest Lodge. Enjoy lunch upon arrival and check-in. In the evening a slide show and explore nature trail leading to canopy walkway. If weather permits we go spotlighting to view some of the nocturnal animals.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Borneo Rainforest Lodge
Day 4: Borneo Rainforest Lodge
Spend the whole day exploring the forest for birds and mammals, leading up to an escarpment with ancient burial coffins. Trek to waterfall for a refreshing dip in rock pools. Return to lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, explore more trails.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Borneo Rainforest Lodge
Day 5: Borneo Rainforest Lodge - Transfer Out
Free at leisure until check-out. Depart back to Lahad Datu. Take the late afternoon flight back to Kota Kinabalu.
Breakfast and Lunch
Description Rates Single Supplement
Sukau Rainforest Lodge: Deluxe
Borneo Rainforest Lodge: Jungle Chalet
MYR 7820.00

MYR 1060.00
MYR 1060.00
Sukau Rainforest Lodge: Borneo Villa
Borneo Rainforest Lodge: Deluxe Chalet
MYR 8605.00

MYR 1380.00
MYR 1380.00
  • Validity
    Rates are valid for travel by 31 March 2025.
  • Availability
    This tour runs every day. Prior booking required.
  • High Season Surcharge

    • MYR300.00 per person at Sukau Rainforest Lodge (March, July - August)
    • MYR120.00 per person at Borneo Rainforest Lodge (Mar, Apr, 15 July - 15 Oct)
  • Transfer Charges
    Additional charges per person applies for pick-up and drop-off outside Sandakan Airport or hotels in Sandakan Town area and pick up time may vary.
Additional Notes
Children Discount on Room Sharing Basis at Sukau 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.

Schedule Transfer Time

  • 0930 hrs - Depart Lahad Datu - Borneo Rainforest Lodge for Flight MH3012 (ETA 0800 hrs) / Flight MH3014 (ETA 0900 hrs)
  • 1230 hrs - Depart Borneo Rainforest Lodge - Lahad Datu for Flight MH3019 (ETD 1620 hrs)

Unscheduled Transfer / Private Transfer Charges

  • RM 90 per pax - unscheduled transfer between 0800 hrs - 1800 hrs per way
  • RM 110 per pax - unscheduled transfer between 1800 hrs - 0600 hrs per way
  • Private Transfer Lahad Datu - Borneo Rainforest Lodge – 1 to 3 people per 4 wheels drive vehicle - RM 600 per way
  • Private Transfer Lahad Datu - Borneo Rainforest Lodge – 4 to 6 people per van - RM 750 per way
  • Outstation Transfer Sukau / Semporna to Lahad Datu – 1 to 3 people per 4 wheels drive vehicle - RM 950 per way
  • Outstation Transfer Sukau / Semporna to Lahad Datu – 4 to 6 people per van RM 1,050 per way
Camera Fee at SOURC

Note on Camera Use at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre: For any camera with zoom lens from 100 to 400mm, video camera or other video recording equipment for personal use are chargeable at RM10.00 per unit. For any camera (fixed-lens - 400mm and above ) or any film-making equipment are chargeable at RM1,000.00 per unit. Mode of payment is cash only.

Travel light to Sukau Rainforest Lodge

For the comfort and convenience of our guests, it is recommended to travel light by preparing an overnight bag for your stay in Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Complimentary storage in Sandakan will be provided for any extra luggage. (For guests departing & returning to Sandakan Only).

Night Cruise

Optional River Night Cruise tour at Sukau Rainforest Lodge is highly recommended to all our guests (available with a small fee)

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.

Double or Twin Bed

Double or twin bed cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check in.

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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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