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Sukau rainforest lodge

Sukau Rainforest Lodge is an award-winning ecolodge situated along the Kinabatangan River in Malaysian, Borneo offering the best of wildlife and nature experience. Wholly owned by Borneo Eco Tours.
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Why choose SRL?

Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary

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.

Wildlife Sighting

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.

Borneo Exotic Wildlife

Birdlife is especially rich here (over 325 species have been sighted in the area) including eight species of hornbills, kingfishers, darters, owls, kites, eagles, broadbills, doves, storm storks, herons, hawks, ospreys, falcon, pheasants, parakeets, bee eaters, woodpeckers, pittas, bulbuls, forktails, babblers, warblers, flycatchers, orioles, flowerpeckers, spiderhunters, among others.

On-Site Experience

Our lodge is also visited by various wildlife and birdlife from time to time. Resident orangutans Lucky and her baby Day would often drop by to delight guests with their presence as they swing from tree to tree while feasting on figs. Explore your natural surroundings further as take a walk at our Hornbill and Attenborough Boardwalks.

Immerse with Culture

Staying in Sukau Rainforest Lodge also means that you will get to know a little more about Borneo’s culture, especially that of the people of Kinabatangan. Our lodge team are mostly locals from around here and will be more than happy to engage in a conversation about their heritage and way of life.

Conservation Fellows

The Wall of Honour for Conservation Fellows was established by Sukau Rainforest Lodge to recognise influential individuals, leaders, conservationists and experts who have vastly contributed to ecotourism, sustainable development, the environment, and the communities of Kinabatangan River.

Sustainability at Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Sustainability and What it Means to Us

Our aim at Sukau Rainforest Lodge is to make minimal impact on the surrounding environment while increasing value and richness to the existing local communities, complex ecosystem and offering guests an opportunity to be part of this conservation effort. It is our hope that beauty of Kinabatangan will be sustained throughout generations.
  • Green and Sustainability Policy

    In-house guideline that serves as a statement to guide us and our guests becoming more aware of our purpose.
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  • 17 Sustainable Development Goals

    We endorse the 17 United Nation Sustainable Development Goals as a tool for formulating our sustainability strategy as part of a global effort to bring about positive change
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  • Travelife

    Travelife is a fair and affordable system that helps tour operators and travel agencies to manage and improve social and environmental impacts by complying with sustainability criteria.
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  • Giving Back

    The lodge also contributes to environmental and community projects under our very own non-profit division, BEST Society
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Awards & Mentions

  • Sukau Rainforest Lodge 2021 travelers choice award from Tripadvisor
    Sukau Rainforest Lodge 2020 travelers choice award from Tripadvisor
  • Sukau Rainforest Lodge Malaysia Tourism award
    Sukau Rainforest Lodge 2015 PATA's Tourism Inspire Award
  • Sukau Rainforest Lodge Sabah Tourism award
  • Sukau Rainforest Lodge IHRA 1sr runner up for Green Hotelier Award
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Stories & Experiences

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.

0800-1800hrs (Mondays-Fridays), 0800-1200hrs (Saturdays)

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