3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit Print


3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours
3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Kinabatangan River Cruises / Sepilok Orangutan & Sunbear Visit - Amazing Borneo Tours

Travel Period: 01 January 2024 till 31 December 2024

ALL MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Deluxe Room
Adult Traveller
Twin/Triple Sharing
I have a Group of 2-8 Pax
MYR 3,470
2,600
Deluxe Room
Adult Traveller
Twin/Triple Sharing
I have a Group of 9-16 Pax
MYR 3,120
2,340
Deluxe Room
Adult Traveller
Twin/Triple Sharing
I have a Group of 17 pax & above
MYR 2,960
2,220
Deluxe Room
Child Traveller
Triple Sharing with Adult
I am accompanying 2 Adults or more
MYR 2,600
1,950
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour (shared guide & vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
  • All rates are inclusive of 0% Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • High Season Dates - MYR 350 per person will be imposed if your tour dates fall within the following period (both dates inclusive).
    • 01 - 31 March 2024 / 2025
    • 01 July - 31 Aug 2024 / 2025

Travel Period: 01 January 2024 till 31 December 2024

ALL MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Borneo Villa
Adult Traveller
Twin/Triple Sharing
I have a Group of 2-8 Pax
MYR 4,735
3,550
Borneo Villa
Adult Traveller
Twin/Triple Sharing
I have a Group of 9-16 Pax
MYR 4,560
3,420
Borneo Villa
Adult Traveller
Twin/Triple Sharing
I have a Group of 17 pax & above
MYR 4,415
3,310
Borneo Villa
Child Traveller
Triple Sharing with Adult
I am accompanying 2 Adults or more
MYR 3,550
2,660
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour (shared guide & vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
  • All rates are inclusive of 0% Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • High Season Dates - MYR 350 per person will be imposed if your tour dates fall within the following period (both dates inclusive).
    • 01 - 31 March 2024 / 2025
    • 01 July - 31 Aug 2024 / 2025

OVERVIEW OF TOUR

Your holiday starts at the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre in Sepilok to learn about Sabah's unique fauna. Then, continue by road (Superior room reservations) or by boat (Borneo Villa bookings) to Sukau Rainforest Lodge at Kinabatangan River, which was recognized as  one of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World. Join the 3 nature cruises down the Kinabatangan river and enjoy the lodge's promenade and plunge pool. Meals & drinks are served at the lodge's restaurant and deck overlooking the majestic view of Kinabatangan River.

Tour highlights

  • Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre 
  • Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre 
  • Sukau Rainforest Lodge 
  • Kinabatangan River 
  • Hornbill Boardwalk 
  • Orang Utan Talk 
  • Rainforest Discovery Centre (Optional)

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre / Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre / Sukau Rainforest Lodge (By Land / By Boat)

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, 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.

Depart for an estimated 2 hours overland journey to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Take an afternoon river cruise in search of wildlife and birds using a boat with hybrid system of outboard and Page19 electric motor (depending on river current). Enjoy candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide presentation and interpretation by naturalist guide. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge – Superior Room/Borneo Villa.

Remark: Scheduled Overland Transfer from Sandakan to Sukau: 1330 HRS
Note: Unscheduled Transfer will incur an additional surcharge.

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 filmmaking equipment are chargeable at RM1,000.00 per unit. Mode of payment is cash only.

Important Notes

  • For the comfort and convenience of our guests, it is recommended to travel light by preparing an overnight bag, per person before arriving in Sukau Rainforest Lodge. A complimentary storage is provided for any extra luggage. (For guests departing & returning to Sandakan only)
  • Every boat for the river cruises are equipped with outboard engines and electric motor. With its clean and quiet operation, the electric motor will be turned on to maneuver the boat only during wildlife viewing (if location and river current permits). This way, you’ll be able to truly enjoy the wildlife experience without disturbing the peace and quiet of the natural surroundings.

Lunch / Dinner Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Day 2

Kinabatangan River / Hornbill Boardwalk / Orang Utan Talk / River Cruise (By Land / By Boat)

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 – Superior Room/Borneo Villa.

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Day 3

Return to Sandakan / Rainforest Discovery Centre (For those with evening flight) / (By Land / By Boat)

After breakfast, return to Sandakan by boat/overland 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. Afterwards, head over to the airport for your flight.

Remark:

  • Scheduled Overland Transfer from Sukau - Sandakan: 0900HRS
  • Scheduled Boat Transfer from Sukau - Sandakan SYC Jetty: 0900HRS

Note: Unscheduled Transfer will incur an additional surcharge (Overland) / Any departure EARLIER THAN 1400HRS will strictly be overland basis with a surcharge. However this is still subject to your onwards destination (Boat)

Breakfast / Lunch

End
Meals 02 Breakfast, 03 Lunches, 02 Dinner
Includes Meals as Stated, Entrance Fees, Scheduled Transfer Between Sandakan & Sukau, River Cruise Boat Rides, English Speaking Guide
Accommodation 02 Night Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Excludes Domestic Airfares (BKI>SDK>BKI), Camera and Video Fees, Personal Expenses, Alcoholic & Carbonated Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance, Any Items Not Mentioned

The 20 rooms, multi international award winner, has just been recognized by National Geographic as a National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World. Awarded the Best Nature Lodge in Sabah by Sabah Tourism in 2013/2014, named by National Geographic Adventure magazine in 2009 as one of the top 50 jungle lodges in the world and the winner of the 17th World Travel Awards 2010 as Asia's leading Green Hotel. 

Built in 1995 in traditional Malaysian architecture using several Borneo hardwood species, it went through a major RM2 million renovation in 2010. It is built on stilts with a bar lounge, gift shop, plunge pool, Gomantong Hall meeting place, education centre, Hornbill Boardwalk, three open decks for wildlife viewing, an enclosed garden, a riverside Melapi restaurant, open sun-deck, river jetty. All rooms have attached bathroom and shower water is supplied through rainwater harvesting and hot water by solar heaters. Air is cooled by cross ventilation air currents, ceiling fan and since July 2016 energy saving inverter air-conditioning. Lighting is supplemented by oil lamps using recycled cooking oil. River tours are conducted by boats powered by electric motors and eco-friendly outboard engines.

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. 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.

  • Sunblock Lotion
  • Personal Toiletries
  • Torch Light
  • Insect Repellent
  • Drinking Water Bottle
  • Walking Shoes
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Hat 
  • Raincoat

Please bring your own refillable water bottle as Sukau Rainforest Lodge is moving towards a single-use plastic free environment! The vans and coaches are prepared with water containers so that you can refill your bottle anytime throughout the tour.

Why Travel With Amazing Borneo

TAILORED LOCAL EXPERIENCES

For once, travel to get out and get real! Be wowed by our unexpected surprises along the way as we design experiences around you. Tell us and we will do it your way.

THE AMAZING TEAM

We are your friend in need! We make your adventures unique and unforgettable, alongside our fun-loving guides, sharing insights into the authentic local culture.

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EAT LIKE A LOCAL

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