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Kinabatangan River Cruise

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    What to Expect

    Day 1: Sandakan – Kinabatangan River

    Stop At: Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
    You’ll be greeted upon your arrival at Sandakan Airport or at your hotel by our friendly guide and driver.  Our driver will bring you from Sandakan to the Kinabatangan River for your 3-day, 2-night accommodation. Upon arrival at the lodge, our team will help you with your room registration and refreshments will be served followed by briefing featuring the overview of the resort routes & safety.
    • Commencing at 1600hrs, you will join our expert guide for a river cruise in search of wildlife. This is a good chance to see Proboscis Monkeys, Orangutans, Macaques, Pygmy Elephants, rare birds, and other wildlife.
    • Following the river cruise, enjoy a dinner of local cuisine.
    • After dinner, follow our guide on a night walk to spot nocturnal wildlife and insects.  Borneo's animal nightlife includes Slow Loris, flying squirrels, owls, frog mouth birds, tarsiers, and more.
    Duration: 2 days

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tonight you will stay n a comfortable aircon chalet near the kinabatagan river

    Day 2: Kinabatangan River

    Stop At: Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
    06:00 AM:  Embark on an early morning river cruise in search of wildlife and birds.
    • Return to a full breakfast awaiting you, taking the time to just immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the Borneo jungle. 
    • After breakfast, feel free to relax until lunch time
    • Lunch
    • Late afternoon, set off for another river cruise in search of wildlife and birds before returning to the resort for dinner. 
    • After dinner, head out on a night walk to search for Borneo's unique nighttime wildlife
    Duration: 2 days

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tonight you will sleep in a comfortable aircon chalet near the Kinabatagan river

    Day 3: Kinabatagan River - Sandakan

    Stop At: Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
    An early morning call at 0600 to catch the Borneo rainforest waking up is in store before the end of the tour. Check out and proceed to Sandakan Airport, Hotel or other drop off area.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Sandakan, Sandakan, Sandakan Division, Sabah

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pickup from any hotel in the sandakan or sepilok area


    • Sandakan Airport, Sandakan Malaysia
    Departure Time
    12:00 PM
    3 days
    Return Details
    Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 1x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • 2 nights accommodation (private room)
    • 2 breakfast, 1 lunch , 2 dinner
    • 4 river cruises
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Afternoon tea
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Anything not listed in the itinerary
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Pick up Place: Downtown Sandakan Hotels 1030hrs, Sandakan Airport 1100hrs, Sepilok area 1130hrs, Kinabatangan SEDCO Building 1300hrs
    • Drop Off: Downtown Sandakan Hotels, Sandakan airport , Sepilok area, Kinabatangan SEDCO Building
    • Remarks: Van journey will take 2-3 hours.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We booked 2 trips (3D2N river cruise and 4D3N Lupa Masa) and enquired about more. We found everything to be exactly as described, running on time and with very professional people. The communication was exceptionally good, especially with Amirah via WhatsApp (even in her own
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    We did the 3d2n River cruise Top Peak had excellent communication Superb accommodation Totally professional outfit Same guide/group for all trips Saw pigmy elephant, proboscis, glimpse of orangutan and a fantastic Tarsier sighting (night walk) A real highlight of our SE ASIA
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    Key Details
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    • Duration: 3 days
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Chinese
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