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Kinabatangan River, Sabah

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Cruise down Kinabatangan River to discover the region's rich wildlife and diverse habitats, which include green forests and gnarled mangrove swamps. You can spot a diverse range of animals, from crocodiles, orangutans, macaques, and proboscis monkeys, to Borneo pigmy elephants and tropical birds of all shapes, colors, and sizes. Geographical features along the river include limestone caves and oxbow lakes full of fish. Bring a waterproof jacket or poncho in case you get caught in a deluge. Binoculars also come in handy. Tour packages often include several days on the river, with accommodations in a lodge and jungle treks on land. Use our Sukau trip generator to arrange your visit to Kinabatangan River and other attractions in Sukau.
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  • I can't imagine now stay in Borneo without swimming to the river. You can read a lot about it on the Internet but to have an idea about it you have to swim through a local boat at least several times at dawn and dusk. Here you can see the wildlife in Borneo with her animals and many species of birds. Important is a good guide to help us all see because most nosacze, macaques and a few orangutans live on tall trees-you'll need to binoculars, with luck you will encounter crocodiles-we were able to see only the little one and broken grass after elephants, and bats don't forget good pelerynach because our first cruise, we started in a tropical downpour which has joined the thunderstorm and Office have jednorazówkami. Affects to the numerous branches. You can also go through the jungle-although this is accompanied by the fear of natural threats but it's worth it-we saw the orangutan high in the tree. Do not forget about repelentach on mosquitoes and full of shoes. This River gives life although the full natural dangers. Meets on its banks a few settlements and many hotels. Not steaming Kinabatangan cannot tell that the doświadczylismy adventures in Borneo.
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  • We booked with Mr Aji after seeing countless good reviews about him at kinabatangan. 3d2n tour was incredibly cheap compared to the other tours, to do the tour with a local guy who's so passionate abo...  more »
  • We were looking forward to our River safari but could not have imagined what a fabulous holiday it actually turned out to be! We were met at Sandakan airport by Yahya and he stayed with us throughout ...  more »