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3D2N Tabin Wildlife Safari

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3D2N Tabin Wildlife Safari

From: RM2,160.00 Total Price

Discover the astonishing natural history at Tabin Wildlife Reserve in our 3D2N Tabin Wildlife Safari program. Learn about various species of dipterocarp trees and its vast properties in the rainforest ecosystem, with chances of animal sightings at Sabah’s largest wildlife reserve.

Package Includes

  • Scheduled return transfers between Lahad Datu  & Tabin Wildlife Reserve (non-private/shared)
  • 3 Day/2 Night Run of House accommodation
  • English-speaking guide for all activities
  • Full board meals with free flow of coffee/tea plus water & refreshments

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 trips 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 Person Per Group

If you have extra person joining you for this trip, please select from the options below.

3D2N Tabin Wildlife Safari

Ex Lahad Datu: Approximately 2 hours drive from the town of Lahad Datu northeast, the Tabin Wildlife Reserve is considered to be Sabah’s largest wildlife reserve, occupying a large part of the peninsula forming the northern headland of Darvel Bay. Tabin Wildlife Resort is built along the shallow banks of the Lipad River enclosed in the 1,225 km² areas that make the Tabin Wildlife Reserve, with 10 units of Hill Lodges and 10 units of River Lodges.

A verandah overlooks the river of these uniquely designed timber lodges. The soft sound of the flowing water is very soothing providing the perfect ambience for a relaxing stay. Wooden boardwalk connects the network of lodges.

Each lodge has a twin or double bed, air conditioning and hot shower. 2 bottles of complementary drinking water is provided daily in the room but guest are also encouraged to use the Reverse Osmosis water refilling station at the cafe. Apart from the all day free coffee and tea, you can also get wifi at the cafe.

Tabin Wildlife Resort employs a dedicated team of highly professional and knowledgeable nature guides to accompany your nature excursion in the reserve. Your guide will  take you through an interpretative journey to learn about the various species of Dipterocarp trees found in Tabin and get up close with Sabah’s wildlife. 

Bornean Gibbon are notoriously known to be very hard to track down despite hearing their loud calls at various times during the day, however at Tabin spotting of the Bornean Gibbon is surprisingly common. Tabin has a system of nature trails and reserve roads for the treks and safaris. Explore the exciting life of nocturnal fauna in one of the night drives during your stay.

Hill Lodge

River Lodge

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 Lahad Datu MASwings MH3010 0610 hrs 0705 hrs
Lahad Datu Kota Kinabalu MASwings MH3019 1615 hrs 1710 hrs
Lahad Datu Kota Kinabalu MASwings MH3023 1730 hrs 1825 hrs

Note: Only Malaysia Airlines (MAS) fly to Lahad Datu. Travelling from Kuala Lumpur requires a transit in KK, so it’s advised to stay 1 night in KK before flying the next morning on the flight details above.

3D2N Tabin Wildlife Safari

Day 1

Transfer to Tabin Wildlife Reserve from Lahad Datu on an approximately 2 hours journey on gravel roads and check into your comfortable timber lodgings. You may visit the Trogon Hall gallery to view more information on the conservation efforts in the reserve.

  • 12:00 – Lunch at Sunbird Cafe
  • 14:00 – Embark on your first jungle walk, 20 minutes of trekking through the jungle you will arrive to the elevated bare area of the active mud volcano and try to indentify various animal footprints. Continue on to the observation tower for a chance of bird sightings, bird life will be most active at this time before dusk starts and the birds return to their nest.
  • 19:00 – Dinner
  • 20:30 – Enjoy a slide presentation on Tabin’s natural wonders, followed by a Night Walk to look for crawlers that roam the forest floor at night time as well other nocturnal fauna.

Day 2

You may opt to join the early morning bird walk to discover some of Tabin’s rich collection of almost 300 bird species.

  • 07:00 – Breakfast
  • 09:00 – Trek through the core of the rainforest reserve for a visit to the Lipad Waterfall. Your guide will brief you on the surrounding vegetation and later you can take a cooling dip in the pool or take a splash under the waterfall! A truly relaxing activity.
  • 12:00 – Lunch
  • 14:00 – Visit the Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak, made with a natural blend of herbs, to relax tired muscles after long jungle treks. You can also sign up for a dusk drive in search of more nocturnal animals just about to begin their day (or night!)
  • 19:00 – Dinner
  • Spend the night at your leisure

Day 3

  • 07:00 – Breakfast
  • Spend the morning at your leisure
  • 12:00 – Lunch
  • DROP OFF AS STATED

Note: Private guiding is available and we highly recommend this service, please ask us for more details.

Full board meals with free flow tea/coffee; water and refreshments; accommodation on run of house basis; scheduled return transfer between Lahad Datu and Tabin Wildlife Reserve (shared/non private) and English speaking guide for all activities

Airfares, alcohol and carbonated drinks, other items not explicitly stated.

Lightweight clothing long sleeves & long pants/trousers, Binoculars, Camera, Leech Socks, Insect repellent, Raincoat or poncho, Good walking shoes, Hat.

All single travellers will be charged the single supplement rates 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.

Important Information

Due to weather conditions, activities may be subject to re-scheduling to best meet operations, as well as clients' health and safety. Wildlife encounters cannot be guaranteed. This is the beauty of "wild" life – its natural and unpredictable.

Nature Guides

Our partner lodge where you will be staying employs the guides. It's very important that the guides are from the local area, this way their eyes and ears and "in-tune" to the wildlife. Rest assured that the guides that we request for our clients are very experienced and we receive fantastic feedback from our clients about them.

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