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Ground Floor G23 | Wisma Sabah, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 11-1265 8581
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in the day before and received good service at the office. Collected at my hotel next morning and scaled the first half of the mountain to the lodge, which exceeded expectations despite the cold shower. Filling, varied buffet and a good nights sleep then...More

Thank dmirzai
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the 2d1n + via ferrata on Mt Kinabalu as well as the 7d6n wildlife experience with River Junkie and were very impressed throughout all our dealings with them. Right from the start Erin was regular in her communication and was helpful with sorting...More

Thank Francois V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, our lodge at Poring Hot Springs was the perfect tropical holiday accommodation. The place and its facilities exceeded our expectations. Highly recommended! The food was great, too. Our guide for the trip, Efre, was patient and very helpful. He made our journey...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to take on RiverJunkie as our organizer for our climb up Mount Kinabalu. From the beginning, they have been very patient in answering my queries and doubts about the trip, answering questions both over the phone as well as via email. Each enquiry was...More

Thank Freedom666473
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my mum and sister to Sepilok and Kinabatangan for the River cruise - they throughly enjoyed it! From the beginning at the organisational stage, Erin and Rory were super helpful in planning the trip around our existing plans and made excellent recommendations for places...More

Thank AP1128
Kiwidiver87, Owner at River Junkie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Aatish, Thanks so much for taking the time to let us all know about your experience on one of our trips, it is very much appreciated! The Kinabatangan River truly is an amazing part of Sabah with plenty of wildlife spotting opportunities, great to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Advertised as 2 days, you’re there for around 18 hours. The advertising is misleading and not true. Pointless restaurants stop which eats into tiny time you have on the island, and for thus lunch you are confined to pay a fixed expensive fee. Lodge is...More

Thank jamesdavies05
Kiwidiver87, Owner at River Junkie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi James, Firstly, thank you for joining us on your recent trip to the Kinabatangan River and also taking the time to review us. I'm sorry we did not meet while you were on the river as we were there at the same time but...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

First of all I have to say that an accident (complicated arm fracture) happen to us in the middle of half day track in the jungle. Many people say that River junkies are only trip providers for different companies and resorts but here is actually...More

Thank Jan Č
Kiwidiver87, Owner at River Junkie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jan and Hana, Thanks so much for taking the time to write about your experience with us! I can say that yours was not the most straightforward of trips and want to thank you for being so calm and easy going in regards to...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Booked the 1 night 2 day trek via ferreta with river junkie . No issue with collection and drop off . Well organised . The via ferreta is a good bit of fun but tough after the summit 2am start so would recommend only the...More

Thank alex B
Reviewed 10 September 2018

My partner and I booked a 4D/3N tour to Danum Valley with River Junkie last August. Before we left we received all possible assistance from Erin, a great girl from the staff who was always extremely timely, accommodating and friendly. Our guide in Danum, Jeff,...More

Thank sammyraimondi
Reviewed 29 August 2018

At the beginning, organizing the DVFC journey hasn't been that easy. Mercifully I got the support from River Junkie Tour that made it much easier. I booked everything before leaving Italy, almost two months in advance: the communication with the staff has been really easy...More

Thank Francesca B
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Gavin T
6 July 2017|
Response from imgettingannoyed | Reviewed this property |
When I went they picked me up in a mini bus. So max group size was about 12
30 June 2017|
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Response from Kiwidiver87 | Property representative |
Hi there! 5 days is a good amount of time to see some of what Sabah has to offer... you can contact us directly through the contact forms on our website