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Semporna Proboscis River Cruise

Sungai Buaya, Semporna, Malaysia
+60 89-785 088
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There are many river packages to check out for.. But, I shall recommend this one as the operators... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beirut, Lebanon
Great for a day out in Semporna + FIREFLIES!!!

If you're coming into Semporna for diving and have to wait a day in town before you fly; this is... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
Mohamed H
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River Cruise has become an increasingly popular way of exploring and appreciating a fascinating aspect of the beauty of Sabah nature, especially the wildlife in the biodiversity-rich mangrove ecosystems and also the very rare species Proboscis Monkeys which can be found only in Borneo.If the idea of cruising along a meandering river and catching glimpses of Proboscis Monkeys, Fruit Bats (a kind of bats which consume fruits and nectars). Crocodile scores of fireflies and other creatures sound exciting to you, then you should not miss the maiden Borneo Semporna Proboscis River Cruise.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
25 Jan 2017
“Great for a day out in Semporna + FIREFLIES!!!”
2 weeks ago
Sungai Buaya, Semporna, Malaysia
+60 89-785 088
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many river packages to check out for.. But, I shall recommend this one as the operators are skilled and trained and professional too.

Thank futbolmania999
Reviewed 26 January 2017

If you're coming into Semporna for diving and have to wait a day in town before you fly; this is the best way to spend the day. The staff are very friendly, they come pick you up from your hotel and take you across town...More

Thank Mohamed H
Reviewed 22 August 2016

There are quite a few river cruise packages, but this was recommended by our concierge at the Le Meridien in Kota Kinabalu. Upon arrival, we were greeted by the staff which sat us down for some snacks and drinks. Upon boarding the boats--into the jungle...More

1  Thank geminipunkass
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Went to this place since my nephew suggest to watch the proboscis monkey. Being a homie myself, proud that there's a new place for tourist sightseeing. However the attitude of a tour guide that waiting at the front entrance really disappointing. Rude and so double...More

1  Thank Nicky D
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We saw short tail monkeys, long tail monkeys, but didn't see long-nosed monkeys. We also saw eagles and egrets!

1  Thank Yana C
Reviewed 30 January 2015

This is a relaxing boat ride, & since the monkeys are in the wild it is quite difficult to see them, they are also shy animals , so be patient while looking for them . There is also a ride to find the egret, if...More

2  Thank DoreeseW
Reviewed 19 August 2014

This is a cozy boat trip along the river. You get to see lots of Proboscis monkets which is pretty fun. Nice scenery but definitely not the highlight of my trip

1  Thank pascal_mong
Reviewed 8 August 2014

The organisation of the expedition was bad. We strted from the hotel 15 min late, we went to another hotel where we were waiting for a group of Chinese tourists making the payment for 20 minutes. Waiting in not air conditioned car (in spite of...More

Thank Jadwiga B
Reviewed 20 April 2014

It is very very difficult to see the proboscis as they are not many and shy. The staff spotted a few proboscis in mangrove forest but we could not see their faces as blocked by leaves. We just saw their bodies when they moved. The...More

Thank HKG-rita
Reviewed 13 April 2014

I went this week as I arrived in semporna at noon and there is really nothing to do if you don't dive or go to the islands. ORGANIZATION : The pick up can be arranged at your hotel in semporna as is the return. Easy....More

1  Thank sopaul
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