3D2N DISCOVER LOWER KINABATANGAN (ABAI) – KINABATANGAN WETLAND RESORT
|Child-Sharing Room with 2 Adults (5 to 11 years)||1100|
1) Child below 5 years old is Free of Charge.
2) Child rate: Applied to a child aged 5 – 11 years old travelling with TWO (2) paying adults.
3) In the event that only ONE (1) adult and ONE (1) child is travelling, the child pays adult package rate.
1) Add on RM390 per pax on top of the package rate stated above.
1) Tour is based on Seat-in Coach Basis and subject to weather conditions.
2) Additional surcharge will be imposed on:
3) Federal Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia has imposed a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX) effective from September 2017. Foreign tourists are required to pay a flat rate of MYR 10 per room per night regardless of hotel star level. The tax will be collected from every check-in guest directly at the resort which is not included in the package.
4) All rate are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia & Nett (No hidden cost unless otherwise stated)
5) All passports and visas must be valid at least 06 months from the date of entry into the country destination
Return Land Transfer
Return Boat Transfer
Two Nights Accommodation
Guided Night Walk
Full Board Meal
Free Flow Coffee and Tea
Camera Fees (If any)
Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX)
Others not stated
Sun Block Lotion
Birds of Borneo and Mammals of Borneo books
Headlamp / Torch Light
Good walking shoes / trekking shoes
Hat & Raincoat
**Wear comfortable light cotton casual attire with short/long pants is recommended
After commencement of tour service there will be no refund in part or full, will be made for unused service/activity.
Package prices are inclusive of land and boat transfer on the check-in and check-out day only. Additional fee will be charged for unscheduled transfers which is not include in the package.
Full passport/IC number, name, nationality, gender, confirmed flight details and pick up point are required.
Sightings of wildlife animals are not guaranteed.
Tour activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations.
The safe keeping of your personal belongings are at your own responsibility.
We strongly recommend that all guests take up adequate travel insurance that covers accident, loss caused by cancellations, loss of baggage, personal property, medical expenses, medical evacuation and weather disruption that caused any acitivity cancellations.
Borneo Calling shall be relieved of all its obligation and liabilities in the event and to the extent of its performance of this agreement is delay or prevented in whole or in part by any cause beyond its control, including without limiting to, act of God, change of laws, war, riot, strikes civil unrest, fire, flood, earthquake or explosion, sale, essential construction, to the property, epidemics as confirmed by the government of Malaysia or/and act of terrorism.
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Yacht Club Jetty.
Board on boat for the journey to Abai, Kinabatangan. On the 1.5 hours cruise, Berhala Island, the prominent sandstone cliffs of World War II historical site, can be photographed from the boat. The boat journey continues towards the mangroves and villages of Abai. This cruise also offers the views of the different types of vegetation found along Sabah’s mighty Kinabatangan River. Photo opportunities shall vary from the usage of telephoto lenses for wildlife such as Macaques, wild Orang utan, Proboscis monkeys and the unique mudskippers, to wide-angle lens for landscape shots of Nipah palms, stilts of Rhizophora trees and mangrove forest.
Upon arrival at the Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort, check-in. Lunch while your skipper conducts a briefing on the upcoming activities and advice you on recommended gears to prepare.
Afternoon refreshment of coffee, tea and local Banana Fritter ‘goreng pisang’ shall be served.
Set off for the afternoon river expedition in search of wildlife. This time in a smaller open-topped river boat, in search of wild Orang Utans, Pygmy elephants, Proboscis monkeys and other wildlife.
Heading back to the resort. At the meantime, admire the stunning river landscape as the sun sets. Dinner will be served at resort’s restaurant.
After dinner, take a walk along the boardwalks with your headlamps or torch and look for nocturnal wildlife.
Overnight at Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort.
Early morning cruise to observe more wildlife and birdlife. Cruise to the nearby ox-bow lake, Danau Pitas, to explore the area. Enjoy your light packed breakfast while admiring the natural surroundings.
Continue on to visit the local fishing village, Kampung Abai. Interact with local Orang sungai from river people and observe the daily activities in this tiny fishing village.
Return to the KWR Resort for breakfast. The day shall be spent river cruising in the early morning, late afternoon and a night river safari after dinner.
4:30 – 7:00 pm
Hop on a boat and cruise along Kinabatangan river in search of wildlife and birdlife along the river the mangrove. Return to resort for dinner. Free at own leisure.
Go for night safari cruise where you might spot nocturnal animals and birds. Overnight at Kinabatangan Wetland Resort.
After breakfast, check-out and return to Sandakan by boat departing at 10:00am. The 1.5 hours cruise shall pass fishing villages along the coast. Also a good chance to photograph Sandakan town from the seafront. Sandakan was also known as ‘Little Hong Kong’ in the olden days and drop off at Sandakan Yacht Club Jetty and onward transfer to your respective hotel/ airport
|Sandakan||Kinabatangan Wetland Resort||12pm|
|Kinabatangan Wetland Resort||Sandakan||10 am|
|Meal Time||Kinabatangan Wetland Resort|
|Accommodation||Check In||Check Out|
|Kinabatangan Wetland Resort||1pm||9 am|
ABOUT LOWER KINABATANGAN RIVER
Kinabatangan Wetland Resort is surrounded by a secondary forest reserve. It is located within Nipah and Mangrove vegetation and is free from flood round the year. There is a 268 meters wooden walkways made from local hardwood (Belian wood) connect the jetty to reception area.
Kinabatangan Wetland Resort consists of 20 units spaciously designed deluxe chalets. All chalets are equipped with fan, private bathroom with hot & cold shower, shampoo, soap, toilet papers, 40” LED TV with selected Astro channels and air-conditioning. There is free Wifi internet access within the restaurant area. Laundry service also available at a fee. Apart from that, Kinabatangan Wetland Resort has 24 hours security personnel and 24 hours electricity supply by solar panels and a generator.
River water which undergoes water treatment and sand filtered will be supplied to the resort’s daily use. Besides, Kinabatangan Wetland Resort also practice collecting rainwater for supplements. Other than river cruises, you are free to enjoy the nature surrounding at here. Birds, monkeys such as Silvered Langur, Maroon Langur, Hose Langur, and Wild Orang Utan are regularly spotted within the area. Jungle trails via a raised boardwalk are made available for night walks and morning walks.
Why Choose Kinabatangan Wetland Resort?
|Longhouse Cabin||Equipped with fan, bathroom with hot shower & cold shower|
|Deluxe Chalet||Spacious luxury room with complete amenities and an outside shower.|