Sandakan Abai & Sukau Jungle, Proboscis Monkeys, Kinabatangan River Cruise, Pitas Lake (Malaysia Tour Packages) 3D/2N

Sandakan Abai & Sukau Jungle, Proboscis Monkeys, Kinabatangan River Cruise, Pitas Lake (Malaysia Tour Packages) 3D/2N

Sandakan Abai & Sukau Jungle, Proboscis Monkeys, Kinabatangan River Cruise, Pitas Lake (Malaysia Tour Packages 3D/2N

Borneo Proboscis Monkey

Duration:  3 Days / 2 Nights
Travel Package Code:  MB0312
Package Price Per Person:
Adult:  RM 1450 / USD 484
Child:  RM 1230 / USD 410
Minimum:  2 persons to go

The Kinabatangan River being Sabah’s longest river is one of the most exciting and easily accessible venue to explore the rich biodiversity of Sabah. From Kampung Abai (near the river mouth of Kinabatangan River)  to the villages of Sukau (the lower part of Kinabatangan) offers an incredible opportunity to enjoy a wide range of wildlife.

This includes Borneo’s Unique Proboscis Monkeys, the wild Orang Utan, Bornean Pygmy Elephants, Crocodiles, Otters, Bears, Wild Cats and countless of rare birds such as Hornbills and Oriental Darter. Come on down and experience the exciting adventurous moments that awaits you!

Abai Jungle Lodge was built in 2005 to avoid the overcrowding problem in Sukau, Kinabatangan. It is located in the Secondary Forest Reserved. In order to preserve mother nature, all the walkways are made from hard wood which is known as “Belian”. There are only 18 Rooms and all these rooms are equipped with attached bathrooms, ceiling fan, hot shower, smoke detector, emergency action plan and netted windows.

Furthermore, Reversed Osmosis Purifier System, Kimberly-Clark Biodegradable and Environmentally friendly shampoo, soap and toilet papers are being utilized over here. Other facility such as Abai Jungle Restaurant (which is situated 47 km from the river mouth of Kinabatangan River and the longest river in Sabah)  was set up for our in-house guests.

Sit back, relax and enjoy 1 hour of boat ride cruising along Sabah’s longest river!

Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge (Sukau)  is one of the lodge that has been set up in 1994. The new wing with 33 rooms (15 Twin Room/6 Triple Rooms/8 Double Bed Rooms/4 Family Rooms) was completed on NOV 2007 with Jetty Tower, New Bird Tower, New Frog Platform and a open sun deck  facing to the Kinabatangan River.

Our rooms are upgraded with 42 inch width beds and 8 inches mattresses.  (All rooms with equipped with Attached Bathroom/ Hot Shower/Ceiling Fan/ Windows fully covered with Mosquito Net/ Smoke Detector / Emergency Evacuation Plan)

This package includes:

  • 1 Night Accommodation in Abai Jungle Lodge (Twin Sharing)
  • 1 Night Accommodation in Sukau Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge (Twin Sharing)
  • Full Board Meals (2 Breakfast/3 Lunch/2 Dinner)
  • Complimentary Airport Transfer
  • Boat Ride
  • Entrance Fees as per itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Tour & Transfer as per itinerary

This package excludes:

  • Personal Expenses/Insurance
  • Tips to Driver/Guide
  • Camera/Video Fees (whenever applicable)
  • Alcoholic/Soft Drinks
  • Local Flight Tickets + Airport Tax
  • Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary Entry Permit


  • Please use good walking shoes and comfortable cotton T-shirt with long or short pant
  • Activities or Itinerary is subject to change to best meet operational situations
  • Please bring along Insect repellent, raincoat (umbrella not recommended), hat, binocular and sun screen (sweat proof), camera, personal toiletries
  • Unscheduled Land Transfer (1 Way) from Sandakan – Resort at RM 250 Per Person
  • Child Price is only applicable if child share room with parents
  • Super Peak Season Surcharge of RM 50 Per Person/Package travelling from 01/06/15– 30/09/15
  • Tours are based on SIC (seat-in-coach)


Day 01 (-/L/D) Abai Jungle Resort
0800 Meet and Greet at Sandakan City/Hotel or Meet upon Arrival at the Sandakan Airport (preferably on MH2042 ETA0810hrs / AK 6092).  Drive for approximately 30-40 minutes to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Proceed to the free roaming area feeding platform. AT 1000, enjoy the moments of feeding the Orang Utans. At this centre, you may observe  “the Orang Utan” (which are being rehabilitated) so that they can be released to roam freely in the wilds again. Also, take in the fresh air and experience a walk in the Tropical Lowland Dipterocarp Forest of Borneo.
1100 Transfer to Sandakan Jetty (Boat Departs Abai/Sukau at 1145)
1145 Enjoy a 1 hour boat cruise up to the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary. This is a wonderful journey of discovery which starts from the waters of Sulu Sea of Sandakan Town through a magnificent scenery of the Mangrove Forest.
pm Upon arrival in Abai Jungle Restaurant, enjoy Lunch. After Lunch, free at leisure or relax before cruising in search of other wildlife.
pm After Dinner, enjoy a “Firefly Night Cruise”
Overnight in Resort
Day 02 (B/L/D) Sukau Kinabatangan River Lodge
am Early morning, enjoy a river cruise to observe wildlife and experience the unique Pitas Lake
am Breakfast
am After Breakfast, you may join in with the tree planting project with the locals and mingle freely with them at Abai Village. This project is especially arranged to help the locals.
pm Lunch
pm After Lunch, enjoy a river cruise  to Sukau village in search of primates especially the Endemic Proboscis Monkeys, birds and other wildlife
pm Check in at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge
pm Late afternoon, you may take another motorized river cruise to Menanggul River (a small tributary of the Kinabatangan)
pm Dinner
pm Overnight in Resort
Day 03 (B/L/-)  
am Breakfast
am After Breakfast, enjoy a river cruise back to Sandakan (this will take about 2.5 hours and you may enjoy more for wildlife sightings)
Upon arrival at Jetty, enjoy Central Market.
11pm Transfer to Sandakan City / Hotel / Airport. Simple Lunch will be served


Duration:  3 Days / 2 Nights
Board Type:  Meals as Stated ( 2B/ 3L/ 2D)
Travel Package Code:  MB0312
Location: Sandakan, Sabah
Transportation: Seat In Coach (SIC)
Category:  Nature & Ecology
Includes:  Hotel  Yes  Flight  No
Validity:  01/01/2015 – 31/12/2015
Accommodation: Abai Jungle Resort / Similar
Location: Abai
Room Type: Standard Room Double/Twin 1 NIGHT
Rating: 1*
Accommodation: Sukau Kinabatangan Riverside Hotel / Similar
Location: Sukau
Room Type: Standard Room Double/Twin 1 NIGHT
Rating: 1*
Package Price Per Person:
Adult:  RM 1450 / USD 484
Child:  RM 1230 / USD 410
Minimum:  2 persons to go

For tour package enquiry, kindly contact us.


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