Availability

Pre-Book Required

Activity Duration

2 Days 1 Night

Nearest City

Lahad Datu Town

Destination

Tabin Wildlife

Language

english

Suitable For

adult / child

Pick Up Point

Lahad Datu Hotel / Airport

Overview

Tabin Wildlife Reserve is located in the eastern part of Sabah, Malaysia, The reserve encompasses approximately 122,539 hectare of rectangular area in the centre of the Dent Peninsula, north-east of Lahad Datu town. Created in the year 1984, Tabin has been declared as a Wildlife Reserve that accommodate large number of animals, some of which are highly endangered, inhabiting its forests. Guests might be able to get a chance to spot on the three largest mammals of Sabah, namely Borneo Pygmy Elephant, Sumatran Rhinoceros and Tembadau, as well as 9 species of primate, 3 species of cats and 42 families of over 220 bird species, all of which are protected by the wildlife reserve.

One of the highlights of Tabin is its active and mineral-rich mud volcanoes which often attract wildlife, making it an ideal platform for wildlife observation and bird-watching. Popular recreational activities that is worth to write in your things-to-do list are jungle-trekking, night safari, night walk, wildlife-spotting, bird-watching and rainforest education.

Tabin Wildlife Reserve, which is mainly covered with lowland dipterocarp forest, has become attractions that provides deeper understanding of the rich bio-diversity of nature in Sabah and a place for guests to gain experiential learning experience about the need for wildlife conservation. The Wildlife Department of Sabah is the custodian of the animals in the reserve while the Forestry Department of Sabah is responsible for the tress in Tabin.

Tabin Wildlife Resort

Tabin Wildlife Resort, located ideally within the Malaysia's largest wildlife reserve, is bestowed with some nature's finest creation. Designed with charming timber, Tabin Wildlife Resort offers private lodges which provide maximum comfort for the guests to relax after a day out from comprehensive nature-based activities.

River Lodges offer 10 units of authentic twin-bedded or double-bedded timber bungalows room, which can accommodate up to 3 person, featuring en-suite bathroom with heated shower, private balcony and ceiling fan. Each lodges is linked by an inter-connecting timber board walk to the Sunbird Café.


Tour Highlights

  • Tabin Wildlife Reserve
  • Lipad Mud Volcano
  • Lipad Waterfall
  • One night accommodation at Tabin Wildlife Resort

General Itinerary

DAY 1
Lahad Datu/ Tabin Wildlife Reserve/ Lipad Mud Volcano Trekking

    • Pick up from east coast town of Lahad Datu

  • Proceed your journey to Tabin Wildlife Reserve which take approximately 1

    5 hours by road

  • Check out attractive timber lodges at Tabin Wildlife Resort surrounded by pristine rainforest beside the Lipad River, which is home to variety of birds, insects and small mammals

    While you are at it, explore the rich variety of jungle herb and its endemics used by local folks for generation to treat various ailments

  • In the afternoon, visit the Lipad mud volcano, famous for its mineral salt lick for wildlife and birds, by 20 mins trekking through the rainforest

    Try to identify the multitude of animal footprints here and climb the observation tower to admire the contrasting landscape of the bare mud volcano and its surrounding thick forest

    You may get a chance to catch on a rare bird sight

  • After dinner, slide presentation on Tabin’s natural wonders will be presented to you, followed by a trip to explore the nocturnal wildlife and birds

    Don't forget to look up at the clear, dark sky of Tabin to identify the constellations above you and make a wish or two

  • Overnight at Tabin Wildlife Resort.

DAY 2
Lipad Waterfall/ Lahad Datu

    • You may choose to join early sighting of Tabin’s rich collection of almost 300 bird species.

  • After breakfast, visit Lipad Waterfall by trekking through the lush green rainforest

    Soak in the natural pool and enjoy a refreshing shower under the waterfall

    Alternatively relax yourself in the surrounding natural vegetation

Inclusions

Accommodation
1 Night Accommodation
Pick-Up & Drop-Off Service
Return Shuttle Transfer
Food & Drink
Meals as Stated, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Fees & Charges
Entry Permit & Taxes to Conservation Area

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