The Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary which covers an area of 26,800 hectares, forms part of the Kinabatangan region which is the largest floodplain the Malaysia covering a total of 23% of the land area of Sabah or 16,800 sq.km. Gazetted in 2005 as a gift to the Earth, it has a diverse ecosystem from coastal mangrove swamp, to riparian, freshwater and dipterocarp and oxbow vegetation teaming with wildlife supporting ten species of primates including more than 1,000 orang utans, proboscis monkeys, more than 300 Borneo pygmy elephants, 50 species of mammals, 20 species of reptiles and over 1,026 species of plants.
River safari cruises will always bring about wonderful sights and scenes, sometimes even unexpected surprises. On your list of “must-see” will be the Borneo Big 5 of Kinabatangan, which includes the ever popular Orangutan, elusive Borneo Pygmy Elephant, majestic Rhinoceros Hornbill, unusual Proboscis Monkey, and mysterious Estuarine Crocodile.
There are also a myriad of avifauna that can be found in Kinabatangan, making it every birder’s paradise to sight rare species such as the Storm’s Stork, Oriental Darter and Bornean Ground Cuckoo also endemic birds of Borneo like the Bornean Falconet and Bornean Bristlehead.
The stories of people who had experienced the majestic experience at Sukau Rainforest Lodge is amazing. Having an opportunity to be one with nature and being introduced to a place by a team dedicated in giving you an unforgettable memory will give you life time experience.
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