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Kinabatangan River

#14 of 199 things to do in Sabah Features Animals
Sungai Kinabatangan, Malaysia
+60 19-841 5259
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“boat trip” (13 reviews)
“nature lodge” (10 reviews)
Sungai Kinabatangan, Malaysia
+60 19-841 5259

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a whole tour through a company and this was the part I was looking forward to the most; being in the wild with nature and hopefully some rare animals! We went on an early morning cruise and an evening one. I took my...More

1  Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a must. Bring a zoom lens for some great wildlife photo opportunities. Stayed at the Last Frontier Resort for 2 nights and did 3 river cruises (2 afternoon 4pm-6pm, and one morning 6am-8am) Wildlife spotted during our stay; wild boar, crocodiles, a...More

Thank PamelaDolton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did an early morning and early evening boat trip down the river seeing probiscus, silver leaf and macaque monkeys, as well as 5 types of kingfisher, heron and crocodiles and fireflies. It was like the beginning of a 1970s Tarzan episode, truly amazing and...More

Thank E8106ERjaneb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of westerners we have met raved about the river and what it had to offer “it was the highlight of my trip”. For us, it was a lack-luster petting zoo set amongst palm oil plantations and bumper boat rides. It’s nature, my expectations are...More

Thank Damian P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw so much wildlife in their natural habitat, it was wonderful! The guides at Sakau Greenview Bed and Breakfast were excellent at wildlife spotting which made the river even more enjoyable.

Thank Sirena670
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Booked this tour with Asia Experience and let me tell you they didn't let me down from start to finish . Stayed one night in the four points in Sandakan got collected next morning , you have option to go by land or boat, I...More

Thank julie f
Reviewed 10 July 2017

After reading many positive reviews on Mr Aji tours, I decided to book a trip with him instead of going for an established resort. There were several reasons for this: Firstly, booking with him meant the locals really benefited from us visiting (taxi driver, restaurant...More

Thank Hazleen Z
Reviewed 28 June 2017

on 20th June our group did a 3 day and 2 night tour with Mr Aji, what a fantastic experience, he meet us at the Sepilok Orang utan centre and drove us to Sakau greenview back packers, once settled in we did our first river...More

Thank C3962JEandrewj
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Must use Aji Private Tour... Had us on Orangutan in 5 minutes... Saw everything and more, was a great host...

2  Thank Chad S
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

My two daughters and I recently booked a two night stay at the Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort. The activities, the food , the accomodation and the hospitality were all wonderful; not a moment was wasted. This well-managed resort is only accessible by boat from Sandakan and...More

2  Thank diti78
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26 April 2017|
Response from Simsy1988 | Reviewed this property |
I am not 100% sure as it will depend on individual tours but travel between the two is expensive according to one of thw guides we met so I would imagine most tours either do Malaysia or Indonesia.
31 March 2017|
Response from 1Tanya1 |
Is s l tours the same as Mr aJ's please ? I want to do a day trip there