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3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge

//3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge

3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge

From: RM1,490.00

Venture into the rare, pristine wilderness of Sabah’s longest river, with our 3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge package as one of the world’s leading ecolodges. Have the opportunity to see proboscis monkeys, langur monkeys, macaques, gibbons, orangutan, saltwater crocodiles, bearded jungle pigs, hornbills, a variety of birds, pygmy elephants & many more unique wildlife in their natural habitat.

Package Includes


  • Scheduled return land/boat transfers from Sandakan (shared/non-private)
  • Two Nights Sukau Rainforest Lodge
  • English-speaking guides
  • Activities as per itinerary with entrance fees
  • Full board meals & unlimited coffee/tea

Our online promotion is a 3 Day/2 Night package which offers the best value for money. However please contact us if you require a tailored holiday package.

Select your trip start date below to book your 3 day/ 2 night package. NO BOOKING FEE & NO CREDIT CARD FEES ARE CHARGED BY US FOR ONLINE BOOKINGS.

Additional Charges

A single person that is part of a multiple person booking who prefers staying on his/her own in one chalet will be charged an additional private room fee and he/she will enjoy a private room. Please insert the number of rooms needed according to your package of choice.

3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Our 3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge package offers visitors the opportunity to experience Sabah’s longest river and the second longest in the whole of Malaysia in the most eco-friendly environment. Rising from the eastern Witta Range of Sabah, the Kinabatangan River begins its 350 mile (563km) north-easterly course towards the Sulu Sea. Approximately 20 oxbow lakes form part of the lower regions of the river. Created over time and separated from the main river as erosion and deposits of soil changed the river’s course, oxbow lakes are paradise for bird watchers.

Kinabatangan River Premium Lodge

River People, or Orang Sungei, live in small settlements spread out along the river. It’s fascinating to see their self sufficient, peaceful homes fully operational, making a living through fishing the lakes and rivers and farming vegetables on its banks. They use the forests of the Kinabatangan as a source of building material, firewood food and medicine. Early morning and late afternoon rivers cruises are the best way to enjoy the river and encounter wildlife.

We suggest staying along the river for two nights since this provides the opportunity for morning and evening river safaris and day time trekking. However if you prefer a tailored trip we also arrange day trips, 2Day 1Night and 4Day 3Night stays other than our 3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Built on stilts near the river’s edge, Sukau Rainforest Lodge offers a balanced mix of unique jungle experience and comfort of deluxe facilities to maximise your adventure at Kinabatangan River. The lodge comprises of a bar lounge, a gift shop, Gomantong Hall meeting place, education centre, Hornbill Boardwalk with two elephant passes, 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 and ceiling fans. Lighting is supplemented by oil lamps using recycled cooking oil. The river tours are conducted by boats powered by electric motors and four strokes outboard engines, enabling guests to be immerse in the river’s natural environment without disturbing its wildlife. Guests have the option to go to the lodge by land or by boat.

Your Safety is Our Priority

At all times you are in safe hands. We take our responsibility as a travel agent very seriously and have a number of verifications in place to ensure that we are offering quality locations to our clients and describing them honestly.

Suggested Flights

FLIGHT FROM DESTINATION FLIGHT DEPARTS ARRIVES
Kota Kinabalu Sandakan Malaysian Airlines MH2042 0715 0755
Kota Kinabalu Sandakan Air Asia AK6492 0630 0715
Sandakan Kota Kinabalu Malaysian Airlines MH2047 1400 1445
Sandakan Kota Kinabalu Air Asia AK6495 1430 1515
Sandakan Kota Kinabalu Malaysian Airlines MH3094 1810 1900
Sandakan Tawau Malaysian Airlines MH3093 0930 1010
Sandakan Tawau Malaysian Airlines MH3095 1610 1650
Sandakan Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Airlines MH2711 1740 2020
Sandakan Kuala Lumpur Air Asia AK5195 1515 1755

3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Day 1 – We will arrange your transfer from either Sandakan airport or your accommodation in Sandakan town, to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre to witness the famous conservation work reintroducing the orphaned primates into the wild. Then, a visit to the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about the world’s smallest bear.
After, you will be transferred to Sukau Rainforest Lodge at Kinabatangan River, which will take about 2 hours by land or 2 hours 30 minutes by boat. Upon arrival, check-in, and lunch is served. Proceed to join the afternoon river cruise to search for wildlife in their natural forest habitat. Once back at the resort, dinner will be served followed by a slide presentation and interpretation by naturalist guide.

Day 2 – It’s an early start to the day, with a river cruise at 6AM, to the Oxbow Lakes to spot more wildlife. Returning to the resort, breakfast will be served then you will proceed for an educational tour along the lodge’s Hornbill Boardwalk with a naturalist. After, lunch will be served followed by an in house Orang Utan talk activity. In the afternoon, enjoy another river cruise in search for more wildlife. After wildlife spotting along the Kinabatangan River, once again, at the resort dinner is served.

Day 3 – Breakfast is served at the resort before your land or boat journey back to Sandakan. After lunch, we will proceed to the airport for the 1430hrs flight to Kota Kinabalu. If you are taking the evening flight, you will have a chance to visit Rainforest Discovery Centre, the home to various species of flora and explore its botanical garden, enjoy a beautiful view of the centre from the canopy walk and hanging bridge. Then, a visit to Sandakan Memorial Park for a short visit before taking the flight.

Since we offer tailor-made packages, please refer to your personal itinerary prepared by our travel consultants as some walks/ river cruises above may change depending on your tailored trip.

We recommend continuing your wildlife adventure with a trip to Danum Valley after your 3D2N Sukau Rainforest Lodge experience.

• 3D2N full board meals
• Visits to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre
• Entrance fees
• Air-conditioned Lodge Accommodation with En-suite Bathroom
• Return road/boat transfers
• English-speaking guide
• River cruises 1 morning, 2 late afternoon (3D/2N)
• Unlimited Coffee and Tea.

• Airfares
• Video/Camera entrance fees at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
• Night Walk
• Alcohol and carbonated drinks
• Drinking Water
• Tourism Tax MYR 10.00 per room per night (this will be added to your room bill on location)
• Other items not explicitly stated.

• Lightweight clothing long sleeves long pants/trousers
• Binoculars
• Leech Socks
• Insect repellent
• Raincoat or poncho
• Good walking shoes
• Hat

All single travellers will be charged the single supplement rates (100% from the standard min 2 person rate) and given their own room. Due to weather conditions, activities may be subject to re-scheduling to best meet operations, as well as clients health and safety. Wildlife cannot be predicated nor guaranteed because it is a spontaneous chance to spot any in their natural rainforest habitat.