Experience the beauty of Borneo and stay at the newly refurbished Sabah Hotel and award-winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge, a charter member of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World. Witness wildlife like never before, as you cruise through the beautiful Kinabatangan River to see many of Borneo's rare and endangered species including the Bornean pygmy elephant, orang utan and proboscis monkey
DAY 01 : SANDAKAN - SABAH HOTEL
Arrive at Sandakan Airport, meet and transfer to Sabah Hotel to check in. In the afternoon, proceed to Labuk Bay Proboscis Sanctuary. We will trek to witness the feeding of the elusive Proboscis Monkeys and silver leaf langurs at the sanctuary. Return to Sabah Hotel for overnight. –ROH.
: Sabah Hotel
DAY 02 : SEPILOK - SUNBEAR CENTRE - SRL
Pickup from hotel, transfer to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. We proceed to watch a video show about the plight of the Orang Utans and the rehabilitation efforts ongoing at the Centre. Walk ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden boardwalks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 1000hrs, and then we continue to the newly completed enclosed nursery area for young orang utans. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world’s smallest bear.
After lunch, transfer to Sandakan jetty for 2½ hours boat journey to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife. Take a river cruise using electric motor in search of wildlife and birds. Enjoy candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide presentation and interpretation by naturalist guide. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.
: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
: Sukau Rainforest Lodge
DAY 03 : SUKAU RAINFOREST LODGE
Take a 0600hrs morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, proceed for an educational tour along the lodge’s Hornbill Boardwalk with our in-house naturalist. After lunch, join our in house Orang Utan Talk activity. In the afternoon, we proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.
: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
: Sukau Rainforest Lodge
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.
Please make sure that you travel light to SRL.
Experience profound relaxation and comfort at Halia Spa, Sukau Rainforest Lodge, as we provide an ‘escape from the ordinary’ by offering you a blend of both traditional and modern Spa treatments.
Bring along sun block lotion, personal toiletries, torch light, insect repellent, drinking water bottle, walking shoes, binoculars, camera, hat & raincoat.
Feel free to explore the boardwalk at the back of our lodge at your own leisure. Who knows you may get lucky and spot an Orang Utan!
NOTE : Please be informed that transfer from Sukau to Sandakan will be strictly by land basis (at a surcharge) in order to reach airport in time for any departure flight before 1330hrs.
DAY 04 : RAINFOREST DISCOVERY CENTRE - SANDAKAN
After breakfast, return to Sandakan by boat journey. After lunch we will proceed to airport for the 1430hrs flight to Kota Kinabalu. For those taking the evening flight, we will have a chance to visit Rainforest Discovery Centre. Take a bird view of the centre from the canopy walk and hanging bridge, explore the botanical garden, home to various species of flora. Proceed to Sandakan Memorial Park for a short visit before taking the flight.
: Breakfast & Lunch
THINGS TO BRING: Bring along sun block lotion, personal toiletries, torch light, insect repellent, drinking water bottle, walking shoes, binoculars, camera, hat & raincoat.
We are moving towards a plastic-free environment, so, please join our movement by bringing your own refillable water bottle during your time with us.
Rates For Travelling Until 31 March 2019
|Rooms||Rates Per Person||Single Supplement|
|Superior||RM 2510||RM 543|
|Villa||RM 2912||RM 877|
High season surcharge: MYR 168 (July & August)
Upgrade to villa: All our 20 new villas are now up and ready for guests. If you have booked a superior room in advance but want to upgrade to a villa, you can! Just pay the price difference and you’re all set!
The following discounts apply to tours that include Sukau Rainforest Lodge ONLY:
- Children age 3 and below – Free
- Children ages 4 to 12 may share a room with ONE adult – 25% discount
- Children ages 4 to 12 may share a room with TWO adult – 50% discount
Please note that children aged 13 and above pay full price.
Contact our tour consultant at for further information.
Giving Back: Every international adult guest who stays at SRL contributes MYR20 for Conservation Contribution (CC).Read More
Tours and transfers, accommodation and meals as specified, entrance fees and English speaking guide.
Domestic airfare (Kota Kinabalu(BKI) – Sandakan(SDK) – Kota Kinabalu(BKI)), camera fee and items not mentioned.
Tourism Tax (TTx) flat rate of RM10 per room per night.