BB03: Bird Watching in Kinabatangan



  • Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabiltation Centre
  • Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • Sukau Rainforest Lodge, National Geographic Unique Lodges
  • Rainforest Discovery Centre

Day 1 :

Arrive Sandakan by morning flight and transfer to Sepilok for birdwatching in the morning with a chance of encounter with Orang Utan feeding and brief visit to Sun Bear Conservation Centre. At noon, we depart to Sukau on a 2.5 hr boat journey on Sabah's longest river, the Kinabatangan. Brief stops along the way when there are bird and wildlife sightings. Lower Kinabatangan is home to 210 species of birds. Check into the award winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Join an afternoon cruise for bird watching.

Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Lunch - Dinner


Note: Please make sure that you travel light to Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Sukau is home to: Bornean Ground-Cuckoo, Bornean Bristlehead, Crested Fireback, Black-and-Crimson Pitta, Blue-headed Pitta, Bornean Brown Barbet, White-fronted Falconet, White-bellied Fish-Eagle, Lesser Fish-Eagle, Gray-headed Fish-Eagle, Crested Serpent Eagle, Wallaces Hawk-Eagle, Changeable Hawk-Eagle, Jerdon's Baza, Brahminy Kite, Black Eagle, Bat Hawk, White-chested Babbler, Blue-eared Kingfishers, Stork-billed Kingfisher, Ruddy Kingfisher, Pied Fantail, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Malaysian Blue-flycatcher, Black-naped Monarch, Oriental Darter, Buffy Fish-Owl, Oriental Bay-Owl, Brown Wood-Owl, Black-and-Yellow Broadbill, Black-and-Red Broadbill, Giant Pitta, Hooded Pitta, Storm's Stork, Lesser Adjutant, Scarlet-rumped Trogon, Red-naped Trogon, Rhinoceros Hornbill, Helmeted Hornbill, Wrinkled Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, White-crowned Hornbill, Oriental Pied Hornbill, Bushy-crested Hornbill, Black Hornbill, Asian Fairy Bluebird, Great Slaty Woodpecker, White-bellied Woodpecker, various egrets and herons, babblers, barbets, broadbills, bulbuls, flycatchers, flowerpeckers, sunbirds, malkohas, pigeons and imperial pigeons, woodpeckers, tailorbirds, waders, and many others.

Day 2 & 3 :

Morning and afternoon cruise for bird watching.
Sukau Rainforest Lodge.
Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

Day 4 :

Depart to Sandakan in the morning, short visit at Rainforest Discovery Centre for birdwatching. Thereafter proceed to airport for drop-off.
Breakfast - Lunch

End of Service


RM 3994 / person (Minimum 2 persons)
RM 600 / person (Single Supplement)

Price valid till 31 March 2019.

High Season Surcharge:

RM 240 per person at Sukau Rainforest Lodge (July & August) 

RM 3994 / person

Price valid till 31 March 2019.


Tours and transfers, accommodations and meals as specified, entrance fees and English speaking birding guide.


Domestic airfare, camera fee and items not mentioned



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