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3D2N Abai Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort

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Availability

Everyday

Activity Duration

3 Days 2 Night

Nearest City

Sandakan City

Destination

Kinabatangan River

Language

english

Suitable For

adult / child

Package Type

Join In Group

Pick Up Point

Sandakan Airport

Overview

A charming resort tucked in the wilderness of Lower Kinabatangan surrounding the pristine freshwater swamps and mangrove forest. An exclusive nature retreat, distance away from the crowded city and the busy ‘tourists’ areas of Sabah! It is recognized internationally as an important wetland area and an attraction for people who find solace in the presence of the wilds and its stunning wildlife.


Tour Highlights

  • Berhala Island
  • Kinabatangan River Cruise
  • Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort longhouse, Abai
  • Night Walk

General Itinerary

DAY 1
Sandakan / Abai Kinabatangan Wetland Resort / Kinabatangan River

Dinner
Kinabatangan Wetland Resort
Land Transfer | Boat Transfer
    • Meet at Sandakan airport or your hotel lobby for the transfer to the jetty.

  • Boat departure from Sandakan Yacht Club Jetty to Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort in Abai, Kinabatangan

    The 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

  • Arrive at KWR, check in at the long-house cabin and enjoy a cup of coffee and local snacks while you are briefed about the lodging and the activities

    Free at leisure

  • 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

  • Dinner will be served at the common hall.

  • 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.

  • Overnight at Kinabatangan Wetland Resort

DAY 2
Kampung Abai / Kinabatangan River (PM)

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Kinabatangan Wetland Resort
Boat Transfer
    • Early morning cruise to observe more wildlife and birdlife.

  • Enjoy your packed breakfast while admiring the natural surroundings.

  • 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.

  • Explore the resort grounds for interesting plants and insects

    Birding within the area

  • Set off for another Kinabatangan river adventure as we cruise in search for more wildlife along small tributaries.

  • Enjoy your dinner

  • Set off for a night cruise along small tributary rivers in search of nocturnal wildlife.

  • Return to the lodge and retire for the night.

DAY 3
Abai Kinabatangan / Sandakan

Breakfast
Land Transfer | Boat Transfer
    • 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.

Inclusions

Pick-Up & Drop-Off Service
Return Boat Transfer (Scheduled), Land Transportation (Shared)
Activities
River Cruise(s)
Fees & Charges
Entrance Fee
Guide
English-Speaking Guide
Food & Drink
Meals as Stated, Full Board Meals
Accommodation
2 Nights Accommodation

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Things You Should Know

  • 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 varies depending on the accommodation. Please kindly check with your respective accommodation for a more accurate information.
  • Recommended flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan: Air Asia AK6492 (ETD 0635hrs / ETA 0720hrs)
  • Recommended flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu: Air Asia AK6499 (ETD 1820hrs / ETA 1910hrs)
  • The above flight timings are suggestions and subject to changes. Please always check with the airline schedules for the correct flight timings that are most suited to your needs.
  • Tipping is never expected but will always be much appreciated.

Important Things to Note

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Your safety is our top priority. Should the weather or sea conditions render it unsafe to proceed for this tour, We reserves the right to change or cancel tour. Tour will be refunded accordingly.
  • Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels due to traffic conditions, please reconfirm with our staffs. Should the transport be delayed, please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements.
  • We reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.

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Joshua

Reviewed on: 28 May 2018 - 09:24 AM

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Date of Travel: 23 May 2018

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Date of Travel: 19 Sep 2018

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Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2019 - 09:39 AM

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