Kinabatangan River

Visit The Kinabatangan River

Choose a 2D1N or 3D2N Kinabatangan River Cruise trip and visit the Kinabatangan River in Sabah, Borneo to get a glimpse of the stunning, and often unique, wildlife and rainforests of Borneo, Malaysia. The Kinabatangan River is the longest river in Sabah emerging high in the Crocker Range and travelling 560km down to its mangrove swamp estuary into the Sulu Sea on the East coast of Sabah. The Kinabatangan River provides a unique and rich ecosystem and the concentration of wildlife in the lower reaches of the Kinabatangan River is remarkable and is acknowledged by experts to be the most varied and easily accessible wildlife in all of Southeast Asia.

Visit Kinabatangan River, Sabah, Borneo

The WWF (World Wildlife Fund) states that the Kinabatangan River in Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia is one of only two known places on Earth where 10 primate species can be found. This includes the Bornean Orang Utan, the Proboscis Monkey, Macaques, Maroon Langur and Bornean Gibbon, most of which are endemic to Borneo.

You can also expect to see Crocodiles, Hawks, Eagles, Hornbills, Kingfishers and much more. if you are very lucky you may catch a glimpse of the newly discovered Bornean 'Pygmy' Elephant feeding on the edge of the Kinabatangan River. As well as the animals and birdlife you can also spot many insects, reptiles and amphibians including snakes, frogs and stick insects.

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You can choose from a day trip, 2D1N or 3D2N Kinabatangan River Cruise trip in Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia. You can also combine your trip to the Kinabatangan River trip with a visit to Turtle Island.

Enjoy long Kinabatangan river cruises spotting wildlife, guided night walk(s) through the jungle and a jungle trek to Ox-Bow Lakes (for the longer safari). The trips also include a visit to Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary and Gomantong Caves. The safari includes overnight accommodation at the comfortable and hospitable Kinabatangan Nature Lodge. Enjoy the Kinabatangan River, wildlife and rain forest at its best in Sabah, Borneo!

You can view a recent Blog on Kinabatangan Rive Cruise 'Here' and view a photo album of Kinabatangan River Cruise 'Here'.

A stay at the Kinabatangan River should come very high on your list when visiting Sabah, Borneo. So what are you waiting for? Book your Kinabatangan River and wildlife safari, Sabah, Malaysia with Borneo Dream today.

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MYR 1,695.00  

The Birds of Borneo tour showcases three of the best birding locations in Borneo - Rainforest Discovery Centre, the Kinabatangan River and Gomantong Cave. With each of these locations home to hundreds of exotic bird species this trip is an ideal choices for birders and naturalists. Led by an experienced Birds Specialist Guide you'll join a range of activities aimed at maximising your opportunities for seeing (and photographing) many of the amazing Birds of Borneo.

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An amazing 5 day tour that brings together two of Sabah's most popular wildlife spotting locations - the Kinabatangan River and Danum Valley. This 5D4N Tour really packs it's punches and includes many activities to maximise your wildlife encounters from river cruises along the Kinabatangan River, trekking into the pristine rainforest in Danum Valley Conservation Area, visit Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, the Sun Bear Conservation Centre and Gomantong Cave. A must have tour if seeing wildlife in Borneo is top of your wish list for your holiday of a lifetime in Borneo. 

MYR 1,825.00  

This 4D3N package is a 'must have' if you are planning to visit Kinabalu Park and see wildlife during your holiday in Sabah. The unique trip, create by Borneo Dream, includes many wonderful activities like a trek in Kinabalu Park, a river cruise along the Kinabatangan River and seeing Orangutans at Sepilok Sanctuary. Your 4D3N adventure starts in Kota Kinabalu and ends in Sandakan - so you cross from the West coast to the East coast of Sabah with many wonderful experiences in between. An ideal trip for families, friends and groups. Minimum 4 persons per booking / trip.

MYR 1,418.00  

Choose this 2D1N Package at the Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort if you are short on time, quality of accommodation is important to you and you want to see wildlife during river cruises along the Kinabatangan River. The Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort provides a feeling of 'exclusivity' to it's guests and very comfortable accommodation via their Deluxe Chalets.

MYR 2,153.00  

Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort offers the opportunity to enjoy river cruises along the Kinabatangan River, very nice accommodation staying in the Resort's Deluxe Chalets and small groups per Guide. Choose the 3D2N package at the Resort to maximise the number of river cruises and wildlife encounter opportunities. If quality of accommodation matters to you whilst getting close to wildlife in it's natural habitat then Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort is your ideal choice!

MYR 1,745.00  

This unique 3D2N Trip brought to you by Borneo Dream combines two popular activities in Borneo, jungle trekking and wildlife spotting, in two amazing locations - the protected Sepilok Forest Reserve (also known as Kabili-Sepilok Virgin Jungle Reserve) and the mighty Kinabatangan River. Both are recognised for their amazing diversity of flora and fauna. This trip is packed with many delights for the nature lover - trekking through pristine rainforest (graded easy), river cruises along the Kinabatangan River, visiting Sepilok Sanctuary, Gomantong Cave, Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary and more! You can also add on extra night at the Kinabatangan River to include more river cruises and wildlife encounters. A trip suitable for many - whether you're a couple, family, or group of friends.

MYR 465.00  

If you only have a day free in Sandakan and you want to see wildlife then this is a great option for maximising your wildlife encounters in a short space of time. During this day trip you'll visit Gomantong Cave, have lunch at a Lodge located on the river banks of the Kinabatangan River followed by a late afternoon river cruise along the Kinabaganan River in search of wildlife. A lovely combination of wildlife viewing activities nicely packaged together into a day trip.

MYR 1,145.00  

Join a wildlife adventure in the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary as you spend two nights at a Lodge located along the Kinabatangan River. Join wildlife encounter activities including 4 river cruises along the Kinabatangan River during which you'll have the chance to see elephants (if they are in the area), orangutans, proboscis monkeys, macaques, gibbons and lots more. This trip also includes three treks in the rainforest located in the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, a visit Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and a visit to Gomantong Cave.

MYR 305.00  

If you are short on time during your holiday, and really want to have the chance to see some of the wildlife Borneo is famous for, then the Kinabatangan River Half Day Trip is an ideal choice. During this trip you'll join a late afternoon river cruise along the famous Kinabatangan River in search of wildlife along the river banks, followed by dinner at a Lodge located along the Kinabatangan River. Short & sweet!

MYR 1,595.00  

This is a great value four day package which pulls no punches when it comes to maximising your wildlife encounters. This 4D3N Trip is a great choice and includes overnight stay on Turtle Island, two nights at a Lodge along the Kinabatangan River, 4 x river cruises, 3 x treks, a visit to Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary and Gomantong Cave. Turtle Island gets fully booked so book this trip well in advance.

MYR 810.00  

Join a two day wildlife adventure with our 2D1N Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge Trip. During this trip you'll maximise your wildlife encounter opportunities with a visit to Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary, visiting Gomantong cave, joining two river cruises along the Kinabatangan River and joining a night trek in secondary rainforest. All this whilst being guided by an experienced licensed Nature Guide and staying in a comfortable Lodge along the banks of the Kinabatangan River.

MYR 1,325.00  

This 3D2N Trip brings together three popular wildlife attractions in Sabah - Turtle Island, Kinabatangan River and Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary. It's a great value way to maximise your encounters with some of the amazing wildlife who call Borneo home like the Orangutan, Green Turtle, Proboscis Monkey & much more! One of our best selling trips. Turtle Island does get fully booked well in advance so book this trip early to avoid disappointment.