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Danum Valley Conservation Area

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Address: Danum Valley, Malaysia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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3-Day Discovering Danum Valley Bike Tour from Lahad Datu
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3-Day Rainforest Trekking Adventure in Danum Valley

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Simply stunning! Experience the oldest real ancient primary tropical rainforest and was very lucky to see a lot of wildlife! Get to learn many things about nature here. Local... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Jonathan Paul S
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Simply stunning! Experience the oldest real ancient primary tropical rainforest and was very lucky to see a lot of wildlife! Get to learn many things about nature here. Local Malaysian should visit this place to explore and realize the beauty of our treasure that we lost the most today. Thanks to Marty for being our guide. We would highly recommended... More 

1 Thank Jonathan Paul S
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Being some of the last untouched rain forest it was so thick and green. we stayed at the research center and immediately after putting out bags down we were greeted by a family of monkeys. Each hike was a new adventure not knowing what we were going to see! the guides are very accommodating and willing to help in any... More 

Thank nicole1286
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Stayed here for about a week. we had done a lot of day and night walks. The animals you can find here are samba deer, Monkeys, bear and hornbills. Do note that spotting this animals are by pure chance except for the deer and boar. Tips: 1) Do the trails early in the morning at 6.30 am and night around... More 

Thank Adzham F
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

Excellent staying and activities with refreshing breeze. Panoramic scenic river view over the chalet is so fantastic. I saw hornbill and gibbon too when staying there. It is a best area for bird's watching too. Orang Utan is also easily been seen in Danum Valley . The forest also have a highest canopy walk . The hiking is average not... More 

2 Thank Norazah A
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77 reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

These are the last untouched forests in sabah and it is really hard to get to without an agent. But the trip is well worth it as the forest is simply stunning.

Thank Saurabh R
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Where to start? The trip in from Lahad Datu was a bit uneventful, but we still saw deer, hornbill and gibbon in the distance. Arriving at the rainforest lodge, you're given a good welcome and introduced to your guide. After a very tasty lunch (all meals were great) we headed out, unsure what to expect as we do a lot... More 

1 Thank Steve F
Brewster, New York
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Danum Valley is a superb location for anyone with a serious interest in ecology and in wildlife photography. I only spent three nights at the excellent Borneo Rain Forest Lodge and will definitely plan to stay longer the next time that I go. I was given my own personal guide who was both extremely knowledgeable, who got me into position... More 

1 Thank cameraart
North Mackay, Australia
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

I had planned a visit to Danum Valley for a while, reading other peoples comments was the incentive to finally check it out. The Field Centre is well set up, and despite everyone touting it as a hard place to get to, and exclusive for scientists, I am convinced that tourists visiting Danum Valley play a big part in Sabahs... More 

1 Thank Hans Q
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

I went to Danum Valley in June 16. It has always been my dream to go this place as its one of the last places on Borneo if not earth where there is still untouched rainforests. Oh boy I was not dissapointed. I stayed there for 5 nights. Each night i did a night walk and in the mornings i... More 

5 Thank Shavez C
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

What an amazing experience we stayed in the rainforest lodge in danum valley booked by travel 2 in England .we did the 3 days 2 nights trekking with a guide (shappi) which included a night drive and a night treck . The trekking is much harder than i expected specially the treck to the viewpoint (5/6 hours ) i have... More 

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