3D2N Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort


REGION: Sandakan
DURATION: 3 Days 2 Nights
PICK UP POINT: Sandakan Airport
PICK UP TIME: 11:30 Hrs
DROP OFF POINT: Sandakan Airport
DROP OFF TIME: 12:00 Hrs
* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.

Sample itinerary

Day 1 - Sandakan - Abai Kinabatangan

Meet at Sandakan airport or your hotel lobby for the transfer to the jetty.

Boat departure from Sandakan Yacht Club Jetty to Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort in Abai, Kinabatangan. The 1.5 hours boat ride will take you across Sandakan Bay passing the historical Berhala island. The prominent sandstone cliffs is a historical site during the World War II.

Arrive at KWR, check in at the long-house cabin and enjoy a cup of coffee and local banana fritters while you are briefed about the lodging and the activities. Free at leisure.

Board a smaller boat for a cruise along Kinabatangan river in search of wildlife, and admire the stunning river landscape as the sun sets. If weather permits, we shall continue to observe the fireflies shimmering as the evening falls before we cruise back to resort.

Dinner will be served at the common hall.

After dinner, geared with your headlamp or torchlight, we take a stroll along the boardwalk to look for interesting insects or other wildlife that may turn up after dark.

Meals : Hi-tea / Dinner Accommodation : Kinabatangan Wetland Resort

Day 2 - Abai Kinabatangan

Early morning cruise to observe more wildlife and birdlife. We shall cruise to the nearby ox-bow lake, Danau Pitas, to explore the area. Enjoy your packed breakfast while admiring the natural surroundings.

We continue on to visit the local fishing village, Kampung Abai. Interact with the local Orang Sungai (River People) and observe the daily activities in this tiny fishing village. Return to the lodge for rest and lunch.

Explore the resort grounds for interesting plants and insects. Birding within the area.

Set off for another river adventure as we cruise in search for more wildlife along small tributaries.

After dinner, we set off for a night cruise along small tributary rivers in search of nocturnal wildlife.

Return to the lodge and retire for the night.

Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Kinabatangan Wetland Resort

Day 3 - Abai Kinabatangan - Sandakan

After breakfast, check out and travel by boat to Sandakan jetty. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel or the Sandakan airport for your onwards destination.

Meals : Breakfast


02 Breakfasts, 01 Lunch, 01 Tea Break, 02 Dinners


Meals as Stated, Entrance Fee, Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach), Boat Transfers, English Speaking Guide, 02 Nights Accommodation, 04 River Cruises, 01 village visit, and 01 Jungle Walk


02 Nights Kinabatangan Wetland Resort
Check-in Time: 1200 Hrs
Check-out Time: 1000 Hrs


Domestic Airfares (BKI>SDK>BKI), Camera and Video Fees, Personal Expenses, Alcoholic & Carbonated Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance, Any Items Not Mentioned

  • Standard check-in and check-out times for most hotels & resorts are 1400Hrs & 1200Hrs. However, check-in & check-out times may vary depending on each accommodation. So kindly check with us to get accurate check-in & check-out times of your accommodation.
  • Effective as of 1st September 2017, the Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia will be implementing a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX). Foreign tourists will be required to pay a flat rate of RM10 per room per night regardless of accommodation star level.The TTx is to be paid upon check-in. Malaysians or permanent residents residing in Malaysia are exempted from TTx and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in for the exemption.
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  • This package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transport vehicle.  Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee.  Please inform us when making the bookings. 
  • Your safety is our top priority. Should the weather or sea conditions render it unsafe to proceed for this tour, Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to change or cancel tour. Tour will be refunded accordingly.
  • Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels due to traffic conditions, please reconfirm with our staffs. Should the transport be delayed, please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements.
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