3-Day Kinabatangan Wetland Resort

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Tour Period: 3 Days

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12:30 hours Meet at Sandakan airport or your hotel lobby for the transfer to the jetty.

13:00 hours Boat departure from Sandakan Yacht Club Jetty to Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort in Abai, Kinabatangan. The 1.5 hours boat ride will take you across Sandakan Bay
passing the historical Berhala island. The prominent sandstone cliffs is a historical site during the World War II.

14:30 hours Arrive at KWR, check in at the long-house cabin and enjoy a cup of coffee and local banana fritters while you are briefed about the lodging and the activities.
Free at leisure.

16:30 hours Board a smaller boat for a cruise along Kinabatangan river in search of wildlife, and admire the stunning river landscape as the sun sets. If weather permits,
we shall continue to observe the fireflies shimmering as the evening falls before we cruise back to resort.

20:30 hours After dinner, geared with your headlamp or torchlight, we take a stroll along the boardwalk to look for interesting insects or other wildlife that may turn up after dark.

Meals includedDinner
06:30hrs Early morning cruise to observe more wildlife and birdlife. We shall cruise to the nearby ox-bow lake, Danau Pitas, to explore the area. Enjoy your packed breakfast
while admiring the natural surroundings.

09:00hrs We continue on to visit the local fishing village, Kampung Abai. Interact with the local Orang Sungai (River People) and observe the daily activities in this tiny fishing village.
Return to the lodge for rest and lunch.

1400hrs Explore the resort grounds for interesting plants and insects. Birding within the area.

16:30hrs Set off for another river adventure as we cruise in search for more wildlife along small tributaries.

2030hrs After dinner, we set off for a night cruise along small tributary rivers in search of nocturnal wildlife.

2130hrs Return to the lodge and retire for the night.

Meals includedBreakfast
09:00 hours After breakfast, check out and travel by boat to Sandakan jetty. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel or the Sandakan airport for your onwards destination.

Meals includedBreakfast


  • Accommodation in deluxe chalet
  • Meals as stated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Scheduled land and boat transfer
  • Scheduled river cruise
  • English speaking guide
  • Package includes GST 6% (Good and Service Tax)


  • Domestic airfare and/or International airfare to/from Malaysia (quoted separately, if requested)
  • Optional tours or additional river cruise
  • Surcharges for other language guides
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals


  • What to bring
    Insect repellent
    Sun block
    Torch or flashlight
    Camera (optional)

  • Activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations.

  • The company reserves the right to change or cancel should conditions beyond our control render it necessary

Tour code: SDKDKKWR3P19

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