4D3N Tabin Wildlife Experience

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4D3N Tabin Wildlife Experience

From: RM2,830.00

Book our 4 days 3 nights currently Tabin Wildlife Safari which is now ON PROMOTION to get the most comprehensive wildlife experience in Sabah! Exotic flora and fauna waiting to be explored at the biggest wildlife reserve in Malaysia with activities suitable for all ages.

Package Includes

  • Scheduled return transfers between Lahad Datu  & Tabin Wildlife Reserve (non-private/shared)
  • 4 Day/3 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 4 Day/3 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 4 day/ 3 night package. NO BOOKING FEE & NO CREDIT CARD FEES ARE CHARGED BY US FOR ONLINE BOOKINGS.

Additional Person Per Group

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

4D3N Tabin Wildlife Experience

Our 4D3N Tabin Wildlife Experience presents a longer stay package as to make sure the experience covers the most of what Tabin Wildlife Reserve has to offer.

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. The air-conditioned river and hill chalets is the perfect retreat to return to after a rejuvenating trek or hike. Mud spa and herbal foot soak are also available at the resort, a great way to relax sore muscles from multiple long walks in the jungle.

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. Tabin is a true wildlife hotspot; the riparian forest, geothermal mud volcanoes, and dipterocarp growths all displays different and unique ecosystem which contributes to the multitude collection of flora and fauna in the reserve.

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. Not only that, Tabin also serves as a release center for previously captive or rehabilitated Orangutan and Bornean Sunbear. Every layer of the forest is habitat to various species of wildlife, some are which endemic or threatened.

If you are a family travelling with young children, our 4D/3N Tabin Wildlife Experience will give you more leisure time but still do a full activity at the reserve.

Hill Lodge

River Lodge

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The Downbelow Price Promise: When booking your trips with us you can rest assured that you are getting the best value for money. Our packages are protected under our PRICE PROMISE. This means that if you can provide us with a bona-fide quotation from elsewhere, we will match the price providing the inclusions and standard of accommodation is the same.

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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

Kota Kinabalu Lahad Datu MASwings MH3010 0610 hrs 0705 hrs
Lahad Datu Kota Kinabalu MASwings MH3019 1720 hrs 1815 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.


4D3N Tabin Wildlife Experience

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
  • 20.30 – Night safari to go looking for nocturnal life in the very lively forest

Day 3

  • 07:00 – Breakfast
  • 09:00 – Drive to the core area for animal-spotting, encounter the arrays of different dipterocarp species including the iconic “Menggaris” and learn about their various uses.
  • 12:00 – Lunch
  • 15:00 – Trek around the reserve and discover the lush vegetation, listen to the various sounds of nature – both the flora and fauna! Melodious bird calls, cicada, creeks, leaves brushed by the afternoon breeze or even the swoosh of the enormous Rhinoceros hornbills as they sweep the afternoon sky.
  • 19:00 – Dinner
  • 20:30 – Spend the evening at your own leisure

Day 4

  • 07:00 – Breakfast
  • Spend the morning at your leisure
  • 12:00 – Lunch
• 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)
• English speaking guide for all activities
• Airfares
• Alcohol and carbonated drinks
• Tourism Tax MYR 10.00 per room per night
• 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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