6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) Print


6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours
6D5N Rivers & Reefs: Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort with Kinabatangan River Cruises, Sepilok Nature Lodge, and Lankayan Island Dive Resort (Non-Diver) - Amazing Borneo Tours

Travel Period: 01 January 2024 till 31 December 2024

INTERNATIONAL MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Beach Chalet
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Sharing
I have a group of 2 pax and above
MYR 9,040
6,780
Beach Chalet
Child Traveller
I am accompanying a group of adults
MYR 7,290
5,465

MALAYSIA MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Beach Chalet
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Sharing
I have a group of 2 pax and above
MYR 8,630
6,470
Beach Chalet
Child Traveller
I am accompanying a group of adults
MYR 6,960
5,220
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour (shared guide & vehicle) & Twin/Triple sharing basis.
  • All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
  • Tourism Tax (TTX) MYR 10 per room per night is applicable for Non-Malaysian.
  • All rates are inclusive of 0% Goods and Services Tax (GST).

CHILD POLICY

  • Child rate applies for children 11 years old and below, sharing room with parent.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the tour.

PRIVATE TOUR SERVICE

  •  Request for Private Tour at a reasonable fee (private guide & vehicle).
  • Excludes Semporna Jetty Fee of MYR 10/- (all nationality) per person payable to The Municipal Council of Semporna. (Newly implemented in 2012)
  • Equipment fees are not included.
  • Non-Divers and Non-Certified Divers are only allowed to dive in front of the Dive Centre with Instructor via Padi Discovery Scuba Programme (DSD). Those who wish to dive may do so and will be charged at the resort based on the Per Dive Rate.

EQUIPMENT RENTAL AT THE RESORT (Prices inclusive 6% GST) 

BC Jacket MYR 38/DAY
Regulator/gauges/octopus MYR 38/DAY
Mask MYR 16/DAY
Snorkel MYR 7/DAY
Fins MYR 13/DAY
Wet suit MYR 32/DAY
Booties MYR 12/DAY
Torch Light MYR 25/USAGE
Kayak MYR 35/HOUR
Kayak (transparent) MYR 50/HOUR

*Prices are subject to change, and the equipment fees are payable at the resort

PEAK SEASON: 

A peak period surcharge is applicable for the following dates:

  • 9 - 18 February 2024
  • 1 July - 31 August 2024
  • 1 - 7 October 2024
  • 28 January - 6 February 2025

* Please inquire our Sales Team for the additional charges

Travel Period: 01 January 2024 till 31 December 2024

INTERNATIONAL MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Water Chalet
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Sharing
I have a group of 2 pax and above
MYR 9,640
7,230
Water Chalet
Child Traveller
I am accompanying a group of adults
MYR 7,795
5,845

MALAYSIA MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Water Chalet
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Sharing
I have a group of 2 pax and above
MYR 9,295
6,970
Water Chalet
Child Traveller
I am accompanying a group of adults
MYR 7,520
5,640
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour (shared guide & vehicle) & Twin/Triple sharing basis.
  • All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
  • Tourism Tax (TTX) MYR 10 per room per night is applicable for Non-Malaysian.
  • All rates are inclusive of 0% Goods and Services Tax (GST).

CHILD POLICY

  • Child rate applies for children 11 years old and below, sharing room with parent.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the tour.

PRIVATE TOUR SERVICE

  •  Request for Private Tour at a reasonable fee (private guide & vehicle).
  • Excludes Semporna Jetty Fee of MYR 10/- (all nationality) per person payable to The Municipal Council of Semporna. (Newly implemented in 2012)
  • Equipment fees are not included.
  • Non-Divers and Non-Certified Divers are only allowed to dive in front of the Dive Centre with Instructor via Padi Discovery Scuba Programme (DSD). Those who wish to dive may do so and will be charged at the resort based on the Per Dive Rate.

EQUIPMENT RENTAL AT THE RESORT (Prices inclusive 6% GST) 

BC Jacket MYR 38/DAY
Regulator/gauges/octopus MYR 38/DAY
Mask MYR 16/DAY
Snorkel MYR 7/DAY
Fins MYR 13/DAY
Wet suit MYR 32/DAY
Booties MYR 12/DAY
Torch Light MYR 25/USAGE
Kayak MYR 35/HOUR
Kayak (transparent) MYR 50/HOUR

*Prices are subject to change, and the equipment fees are payable at the resort

PEAK SEASON: 

A peak period surcharge is applicable for the following dates:

  • 9 - 18 February 2024
  • 1 July - 31 August 2024
  • 1 - 7 October 2024
  • 28 January - 6 February 2025

* Please inquire our Sales Team for the additional charges

Tour highlights

  • Dive into the enchanting ambience of the majestic Kinabatangan River, immersing yourself in its captivating sights and sounds. 
  • Encounter a myriad of iconic wildlife species including proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants, orangutans, and rare Bornean birds, adding unforgettable moments to your journey. 
  • Explore the vibrant culture of the Orang Sungai (River People) with a visit to a nearby fishing village, gaining insight into their traditional ways of life and deep connection to the river. 
  • Witness the mesmerising transformation of day to night as the nocturnal world comes alive along its banks, offering a glimpse into the hidden wonders of the jungle after dark. 
  • Unwind amidst the tranquil beauty of Lankayan Island, indulging in leisure activities such as swimming, snorkelling, and kayaking amidst the crystal-clear waters of this serene island retreat. 

Tour Overview

Experience an unforgettable journey through the untamed beauty of Borneo with our 6D5N Rivers & Reefs tour. Over six days, immerse yourself in the mesmerising landscapes and rich biodiversity of Sabah.  Spot proboscis monkeys and pygmy elephants along the majestic Kinabatangan River and explore the underwater wonderland along the serene shores of Lankayan Island. Encounter rare wildlife, explore vibrant cultures, and unwind in the tranquil beauty of nature. Indulge in the best of Borneo’s natural world from riverbanks to reefs, canopies to coastlines, with this unique six-day tour through some of Sabah’s most popular nature destinations.

TOUR MAP

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Sandakan / Abai Kinabatangan

Begin your adventure with a convenient transfer to the jetty from Sandakan Airport or your hotel lobby. 

Embark on a scenic boat journey from Sandakan Yacht Club Jetty to Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort in Abai, Kinabatangan. Along the way, marvel at the historical Berhala Island and its sandstone cliffs, which were significant during World War II. 

Upon arrival at KWR, check into your long-house cabin and savour a cup of coffee accompanied by local banana fritters as you receive a briefing about the lodging and activities. Enjoy leisure time. 

Board a smaller boat for a sunset cruise along the Kinabatangan River, seeking out wildlife amidst the stunning river landscape. If weather permits, witness the mesmerising display of fireflies as evening descends before returning to the resort. 

Dinner will be served at the common hall, followed by an optional guided night stroll along the boardwalk to observe nocturnal wildlife. 

Hi-tea / Dinner Abai Kinabatangan

Day 2

Abai Kinabatangan

Embark on an early morning wildlife cruise along Kinabatangan River, extending to the nearby ox-bow lake, Danau Pitas, while enjoying a packed breakfast amidst natural surroundings. 

Visit the local fishing village, Kampung Abai, to interact with the Orang Sungai (River People) and observe daily village life before returning to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. 

Explore the resort grounds, indulging in birdwatching and discovering interesting plants and insects. 

Set out on another river adventure, exploring small tributaries in search of more wildlife. 

After dinner, embark on a night cruise along small tributary rivers to spot nocturnal wildlife before retiring for the night at the lodge. 

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Abai Kinabatangan

Day 3

Abai Kinabatangan / Sepilok Nature Lodge

After breakfast, check out and travel by boat to Sandakan jetty, followed by a transfer to Sepilok Nature Lodge or similar accommodation. 

Check in and enjoy the day at your leisure, exploring the surroundings or relaxing at the lodge. 

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Sepilok Nature Lodge (or similar)

Day 4

Sandakan PSR Jetty / Lankayan Island Dive Resort

Check out and transfer to Sandakan PSR Jetty via a 30-minute drive. 

Board a speedboat for a scenic 90-minute ride to Lankayan Island. 

Check in at your leisure and enjoy the rest of the day unwinding amidst the natural beauty of Lankayan Island. 

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Lankayan Island Dive Resort

Day 5

Lankayan Island Dive Resort

The day is yours!  Enjoy the day at leisure, unwinding amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of Lankayan Island. 

Indulge in various activities such as swimming, snorkelling, and ocean kayaking. 

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Lankayan Island Dive Resort

Day 6

Check Out / Sandakan Airport

After breakfast, check out from Lankayan Island and board a boat transfer to the jetty. 

Proceed with an overland transfer to Sandakan Airport, marking the end of your memorable adventure. 

Breakfast

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Meals 05 Breakfasts, 04 Lunches, 01 High Tea, and 05 Dinners
Inclusion Meals as Stated, Entrance Fee, Land & Boat Transfer, English Speaking Guide, 05 Nights Accommodation, 04 River Cruises, 01 Village Visit, and 01 Jungle Walk
Accommodation
  • 2-Night Stay at Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort
  • 1-Night Stay at Sepilok Nature Lodge or similar 
  • 2-Night Stay at Lankayan Island Dive Resort 
Exclusion Domestic Airfares, Camera and Video Fees, Personal Expenses, Alcoholic & Carbonated Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance, Diving Equipment & Gear, Laundry Service, Room Service, Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Comfortable walking shoes 
  • Cooling t-shirts 
  • Long/short pants 
  • Light raincoat 
  • Insect repellent 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Sun hat 
  • Binoculars 
  • Camera (for non-commercial use only) 
  • Leech socks 
  • Refillable water bottle 
  • Swimming suit & goggles 
  • Beach mat 
  • Sunglasses 
  • Please ensure you are holding an air ticket to Sandakan. 
  • If you are arriving at Sandakan Airport on the day of your tour, our friendly guide will greet you and pick you up from the airport with a placard bearing your good name. 
  • Day 3 lunch location may vary depending on your travel time. 
  • The standard check-in and check-out times for most hotels & resorts are 1400 Hrs & 1200 Hrs. 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 for 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 MYR 10 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. 
  • Recommended flight details: Click Here
  • The above flight timings are suggestions and subject to changes. Before you book your flight ticket(s), please always check with the airline schedules for the correct flight timings that are most suited to your needs and the tour options that you have chosen. 
  • This package is based on a 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.  
  • Activities are subject to weather conditions and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations. 
  • Amazing Borneo Tours does not guarantee wildlife sightings. 
  • 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. 
  • Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary. 
  • All reservations MUST provide the following information: Name as per passport, Passport Number, NRIC (for MALAYSIAN ONLY), Nationality, Gender, Date of Birth, Medical & Flight details, and at least 1 Emergency contact information of a friend or relative. 
  • Extension Stay: Extension Night Stay at Lankayan Dive Resort is permitted subject to the accommodation availability. 
  • Full payment is required 30 days before the commencement of services. If full payment is not received by the due date, your reservation will be cancelled, and the full deposit will be retained by the resort.  
  • After commencement of service, no refund, in part or full, will be given for services included in the package which have not been utilised 
  • Infants, pregnant women and senior citizens (above 80 years old) are not allowed by boat to Lankayan Dive Resort. 
  • Amazing Borneo and Lankayan Dive Resort will not be held liable for any delay, additional expenses or inconvenience which may be caused directly or indirectly by events outside of the company's control, such as late arrival of domestic or international flights, civil disturbances, fire, floods, unusually severe weather, act of God, act of Government, or the failure of any machinery or equipment and property whilst staying at the resort, during participation of any activity. The resort withholds the right to change the planned itinerary, leave for the jetty early or change the schedule.  
  • Amazing Borneo and Lankayan Dive Resort will not be held responsible, or in any way liable, for property losses, personal losses, accidents, injuries, or deaths for any reason whatsoever, whether through any activities booked through us or caused to you by third parties. All guests will be required to read and sign the company Standard Liability Form and other related forms at the resort upon arrival and check-in.  
  • Please check you have the required travel documents before booking your trip. Ensure that your passport has at least 6 months of validity from your time of entry into Malaysia. 
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated. 

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.

VALUE PRICE GUARANTEE

What are you actually paying for? We guarantee the unrivalled prices and services, allowing you to pay LESS and travel more, for that desired quality and satisfaction.

EAT LIKE A LOCAL

Particular about food? So are we! We handpick restaurants, including quaint eateries around the corner of the alleys to give you that immensely local dining experiences.

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