- Tabin Wildlife Reserve
- Lipad Mud Volcano
- Lipad Waterfall
- One night accommodation at Tabin Wildlife Resort
COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures
- This package is available with 50% capacity.
- Guest(s) are required to fill in registration form and take temperature reading before the tour commences. Individuals who are unwell will not be allowed to join.
- Guest(s) are required to wear mask at all times.
- Guest(s)' luggages and items will be disinfected before entering the vicinity and resort.
- Frequent disinfecting of facilities, including vehicle's seat, lodges and dining area.
- Safe distancing of at least 1 metre apart between guests and guides will be enforced at all times.
- Hand sanitisers are provided.
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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.
What to Wear
- Long sleeve shirts
- Long pants
- Good trekking shoes with good grip
What to Bring
- Insect repellent
- Sun protection (sunblock / hat)
- Torch light
- Water bottle
- Personal toiletries
- Leech socks (available for sale at the resort's shop)
- This tour package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transportation. Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee. Please inform us when making the bookings.
- We do not guarantee wildlife sightings.
- Under the regulation from Malaysia's Ministry of Tourism and Culture, foreign tourists are required to pay a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX) at a flat rate of MYR10 per room per night regardless of the accommodation's star rating and to be paid upon check-in. Malaysians or permanent residents are exempted from the TTX and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in
- Departure time is approximate and may vary due to traffic condition and hotel distance. Kindly check with the operator as stated on the voucher should you need further assistance.
- We reserve the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
- Please make sure you are holding an air ticket to Lahad Datu.
- Check-in and check-out times for most hotels and resorts are between 14:00 hrs (2pm) and 12:00 hrs (12pm) respectively. However, it may vary depending on the accommodation. Please kindly check with your respective accommodation for more accurate information.
- Before booking your flight ticket(s), always check with the airline schedules for the correct flight timings that are most suited to your needs.
- Though it is never expected, tipping is always appreciated.