BB7H Sukau-Tabin Experience

Featuring a combination of Sukau Rainforest Lodge and Tabin Wildlife Resort for the more budget conscious. Explore the Borneo rainforest by river in Sukau and on foot in Tabin.

ItineraryRatesTour Inclusions

This tour includes travel to SRL by speedboat.


Day 1 : Sepilok - Sukau Rainforest Lodge

On arrival at Sandakan Airport, 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 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 show and interpretation by naturalist guide. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

: Lunch and Dinner
: Sukau Rainforest Lodge (Villa or Superior)

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 Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Day 2 : 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 our Hornbill Boardwalk located behind the lodge with our in-house naturalist. In the afternoon, we proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
: Sukau Rainforest Lodge (Villa or Superior)

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.

Day 3 : Sukau - Lahad Datu - Tabin Wildife Reserve

After breakfast, proceed 2.5 hours overland to Lahad Datu before travelling another 1.5 hours drive on gravel road to Tabin Wildlife Reserve. In arrival, enjoy lunch before visiting the Lipad mud volcano later in the afternoon. Trek to the elevated bare area of the mud volcano that is known to be frequented by wildlife and birds. After dinner, enjoy a CD or Slide presentation on Tabin’s natural wonders, followed by a night safari to look out for nocturnal wildlife and birds.

: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
: Tabin Wildlife Resort (ROH)

Day 4 : Tabin Wildlife Reserve

Join the early morning bird walk to discover some of Tabin’s rich collection of almost 300 bird species. After breakfast, visit bird watching tower and trek through the lush green jungle to visit Lipad’s Waterfall. Take a dip in the natural pool. Explore the surrounding vegetation or just relax. Return to base in the afternoon. In the evening, take a dusk drive to find wildlife and birds within the reserve. After dinner, look out for nocturnal wildlife along the trail nearby the resort.

: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
: Tabin Wildlife Resort (ROH)

Day 5 : Tabin - Lahad Datu

After breakfast, free and easy until check out. Transfer to Lahad Datu Airport for late afternoon flight to Kota Kinabalu.

: Breakfast and 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 2020

Rooms Rates Per Person Single Supplement
Superior RM 4719 RM 1725
Villa RM 5100 RM 2120

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.

RM 4719/ person




2 person

Highlights :

  • Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • Sukau Rainforest Lodge
  • River cruise from Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake
  • Hornbill Boardwalk, Sukau Rainforest Lodge
  • Tabin Wildlife Reserve
  • Lipad Mud Volcano
  • Lipad's Waterfall