3 Days Tabin Wildlife Safari

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Tour Period: 3 Days

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Arrival at Lahad Datu Airport and register at Tabin Wildlife's office.


Recommended flights (subject to change and not included in the tour package)
BKI-LDU MH3010 0610 /0705 (operated by Maswing)
BKI-LDU MH3014 0955/1050 (operated by Maswing)

Scheduled transfer to the reserve: 0800hrs & 1200hrs.

You will be picked up in the east coast town of Lahad Datu and transferred by road to Tabin Wildlife Reserve (1:30 hrs) - With driver only. Check into an attractive timber lodge at Tabin Wildlife Resort, which comes complete with private balcony, air conditioner, ceiling fan and hot water shower, a welcome luxury in the forest. Nestled within the rainforest beside the Lipad river, this lovely setting is home to a surprising variety of birds, insects and small mammals, even right beside the buildings of the resort. Discover the rich variety of jungle herbs, some endemic, used for generations by local folks for the treatment of various ailments.

Visit to Trogon Hall gallery for information about the conservation of Tabin Wildlife Reserve and briefing on birds, insects and animals that is found in this area. (For guest check in before 11:00am).

In the afternoon, visit the active Lipad mud volcano which provides a mineral salt lick for wildlife. After trekking through the rainforest for 20 minutes, arrive at the elevated bare area of the mud volcano which is frequented by wildlife and birds. Try to identify the multitude of animal footprints here. The adventurous can try the effects of the volcanic mud, said to be responsible for a fine complexion. Trek back to the resort along elephant trail.

After dinner, enjoy a CD/Slide presentation on Tabin's natural wonders, followed by a night safari to look out for nocturnal wildlife and birds. Remember to look up at the clear, dark sky of Tabin, identify the constellations above you and make a wish or two.
(Night safari is always on join in basis).

Accommodation at Tabin Wildlife Resort, ROH.

Meals included:Lunch
Join the early morning bird walk to discover some of Tabin's rich collection of more than 300 species of birds. After breakfast, a drive to the core area for animal's spotting and for photo session before trekking through the lush green rainforest known for its rich diversity of plants and animal species to visit Lipad Waterfall. Take a dip in the natural pool and enjoy a natural and refreshing shower under the waterfall. Alternatively explore the surrounding vegetation or just relax.
In the afternoon, try out the Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak made with a natural blend of herbs, to relax tired muscles after long jungle treks.
In the evening, a dusk drive to look out for more nocturnal wildlife & birds coming out to look for food during this time of the day.
After dinner, go for a night walk along the trail nearby the resort in search of sleeping birds, frog and nocturnal wildlife.

Accommodation at Tabin Wildlife Resort, ROH.

Meals included:Breakfast
After breakfast, stroll to the nearby rock pool or river side where groups of macaques and other small mammals can sometimes be seen. Choose to take a dip in the river or simply listen to the sound of nature before saying good bye to Tabin. Enjoy lunch at Tabin. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight - with driver only.

Recommended flight - not included in tour package (Subject to change without notice):
LDU-BKI MH3023 1725/1820 (operated by Maswing)

Meals included:Breakfast


  • Accommodation in shared twin room with air-condition (AC) and private bathroom.
  • Meals as stated in the programme B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner.
  • Private return transfers Lahad Datu
  • Tabin (v.v) with driver only.
  • Onsite
  • Tours with local English-speaking guide in private vehicle (where applicable except for night safari which is on join in).
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme.
  • Package includes GST 6% (Good and Service Tax).


  • Domestic airfare and/or International airfare to / from Malaysia (quoted separately, if requested)
  • Optional tours
  • 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
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme


  • Please take note that the Malaysian Government has indicated that a "Goods & Service Tax" (GST) will be imposed on 1st of April 2015. This tax is included in our rates
  • All guests are required to sign an Indemnity Waiver.
  • Activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organized to best meet operational situations.
  • Bright colored clothes not advisable.
  • Tour operates subject to availability of flights.
  • For air ticket reservations, we require the guests' full names AS THEY APPEAR IN THEIR PASSPORTS. Airfares and reservations are always subject to change until paid in full and ticketed.
  • Airfares are subject to increase without prior notice.
  • Please be advised that prices will be adjusted periodically in case of fuel price increase by our suppliers.
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