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Kinabatangan Abai

Tour Code: SDK3

Duration - 2 days/1night

Kinabatangan Delta Area
Kinabatangan Delta 

Day 1

Pick up from Sandakan Airport, or your Sandakan accommodation, and transfer to Sepilok Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre where the orang-utans are reintroduced to the wild. You will be able to observe them at their feeding stations in the rainforest until they disappear back into the jungle. You will also be able to experience an audio visual presentation on the orang-utan rehabilitation programme. Depart Sepilok shortly after 11.00 hrs, and transfer to the jetty in Sandakan.

You will depart by boat close to midday for a one hour boat cruise which takes you across Sandakan Bay into the mouth of the Lower Kinabatangan River passing pristine mangrove forests and searching for wildlife. This brings you to the pristine mangrove forests along the Kinabatangan River delta where you will find proboscis monkeys, birds and reptiles. Giant mudskippers can be found at the riverbank.

After arrival at the Abai Jungle Lodge, you will be served lunch. After lunch, free time to relax and explore the surrounding area on the nature boardwalk. at 16.30 hrs, you will head off on a river cruise in search of proboscis monkeys, birds, reptiles and other wildlife. As night falls witness the glittering of fireflies on the mangrove trees.

Return to the lodge for dinner. After dinner, go on a guided night walk around the Lodge’s nature boardwalk and search for insects, birds and other nocturnal wildlife. Overnight at the Abai Jungle Lodge. [includes lunch and dinner]

Day 2

At 06.30 hrs, head out on another boat trip for bird watching and wildlife viewing at the nearby Pitas Lake. Return to the lodge for breakfast. At 09.00 hrs, take a 1-hour boat cruise down the Kinabatangan River to Sandakan. Arrive at Sandakan jetty and visit the central market.

At approximately 11.00 hrs, you will be transferred to your Sandakan hotel, or to Sandakan airport for your departure flight. [includes breakfast]

Tour CodeDestinationDurationInclusions1 Person2 People3 People
SDK3Kinabatangan Abai2 day/1 nightLunch dinner and breakfast$650 $452 $452
Prices per person in Australian Dollars and valid 01 April 2017 to 31 March 2018 (E.O.E.) Refer to General Booking Conditions

Photograph courtesy of Katie Seeger