Kinabatangan River Sanctuary

Great Proboscis Monkeys location in Sabah (Malaysia)
Tour package: 4 Days / 3 Nights

Start/Finish: Sandakan airport

The Package is provided by an experienced Tour Operator based in Borneo. For more details, prices and availability feel free to contact Kristina’s staff in Borneo.

A percentage of the incomes generated by these Tours will be devoted to the fund raising to help Proboscis Monkeys and Borneo wildlife.

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Kinabatangan River Sanctuary Tour Program

:: Day 01 Turtle Island Marine Park (Lunch / Dinner)
Meet upon arrival at Sandakan airport (preferably on MH2042 07:30/ 0810hrs).Transfer to jetty for boat ride to Selingan Turtle Islands Park. The journey to Island will take approximately 1 hour 15 minutes. Upon arrival, register at Turtle Island Parks HQ and check into chalet. After lunch at cafeteria, free at own leisure e.g swimming or snorkeling. After dinner, wait for rangers call to observe turtle laying eggs. Transfer the eggs to the hatchery and if there are young turtle hatchlings, an opportunity to observe the release of baby turtles to the open sea. Overnight at Chalet.

:: Day 02 Sepilok Orang Utan / Abai (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast, drive for approximately 30 minutes to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. Proceed to the free roaming area feeding platform. 1000 hrs Feeding of Orang Utans. At this center, observe man’s closest relative “the Orang Utan” being rehabilitated to become wild in their natural habitat and experience a walk in the Tropical Lowland Dipterocarp Forest of Borneo. 1100hrs depart Sepilok and transfer to jetty in Sandakan. 1145hrs take an hour boat cruise up to the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary where you will take your lunch at Abai Jungle Restaurant . This is a wonderful journey of discovery which starts from the waters of Sulu Sea of Sandakan Town through a magnificent scenery of the Mangrove Forest. After Lunch, free and relax at our nature board walk before cruising for searching other wildlife. After dinner, night cruise lead you to witness the nature of fire flies as Christmas tree. Overnight at Abai Jungle Lodge.

:: Day 03 Pitas Lake / Abai Village / Sukau (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Wake up by the calls of nature. Early morning take a river trip to Pitas oxbow lake to observe wildlifes and experience the unique of Pitas lake. After breakfast, an option to join our tree planting project with the locals and lunch with them at Abai Village. This project specially design to help the locals. After lunch, cruise UP river to Sukau village in search of primates especially the Endemic Proboscis Monkeys, birds and other wildlife. Arrive Sukau, check in at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. Late afternoon, take another river cruise with electric motor to Menanggul River, a small tributary of the Kinabatangan. Return lodge for dinner and overnight at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge.

:: Day 04 Gomantong Caves / Sandakan (Breakfast / Lunch)
Wake up by the calls of gibbons or hornbills. After Breakfast, depart overland to Gomantong Birdnest Caves. Upon arrival, 15 minutes walk on the plankwalk to the cave. Explore the largest bird’s nest cave in Sabah, home to millions of Bats and Swiflets. The nest of the swiflets are collected for the famous Chinese edible birdnest soup. Then, continue journey by land to Sandakan, drive up hill to the Puh Jih Syh Chinese Buddhist Temple, which offers a panoramic view of the Sandakan Bay before lunch at local restaurant or hotel. After lunch, proceed to airport for your flight MH 2709 14:15hrs.

Package Includes: English speaking guide, land/boat transfers based on joining basis, entrance fees, 01 night at Selingan Park Chalet, 01 night at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge, 01 night at Abai Jungle Lodge, meals as stated above, personal insurance.

Package Excludes: Camera/Video camera fees, airfare, beverages, surcharge attached bathroom Selingan Resort.

A percentage of the incomes generated by this Tour will be devoted to the fund raising to help Proboscis Monkeys.
If you have friends interested in traveling to Borneo don’t forget to talk about it! 🙂

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