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Kinabatangan River

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Sungai Kinabatangan, Malaysia
+60 19-841 5259
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“pygmy elephants” (50 reviews)
“nature lodge” (10 reviews)
“si tours” (5 reviews)
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Sungai Kinabatangan, Malaysia
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+60 19-841 5259
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed in Borneo nature lodge for 3 nights. Went on 6.00am, 4.00 pm, and 8.00pm river explorations, up some very smaall creeks where the animals were only feet away. A magical and wonderful experience. Our guide Aziz was fantastic at picking out the animals,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We can highly recommend SI tours. We discovered them as part of our honeymoon arranged by a UK tour operator, but in future we would just book directly. They were excellent. We were with SI from pick up at Sandakan airport to ..Sepilok, MY Nature...More

Thank Sophia A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the two day one night “expedition” with Mr Aji and loved it. Despite reading all I could on tour options and location etc I did not really have a clear idea of what to expect. After reviewing the area on Google earth and...More

1  Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit if you really want to see the wildlife – orangutans and their nests, many monkey species, families of Asian pygmy elephants, Palm and Malaysian Civet cats, crocodiles, beautiful birds and more. The boats on the river are a fantastic and easy way...More

Thank robyn r
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Sukau and the Kinabatangan River during January of this year, and we booked with Mr. Aji's tours. Everything that you hear about this man being a legend and having worked with David Attenborough is absolutely true. Upon being picked up...More

2  Thank rlecroy1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Abai Jungle Lodge and set off by boat on the Kinabatangan River a couple of times a day- usually very early morning and just before sunset. We had an experienced guide with us who was able to spot animals and birds...More

Thank BobBonHere
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you’re in search of wildlife then this is the place to be. Hours of fun trying to spot orangutans through the leaves and if you’re lucky you may even see the endangered Pygmy elephants. Take as many river cruises as you can early morning...More

Thank Emma P
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Borneo Nature Lodge and spent two days travelling up and down the river. We saw Pygmy elephants, crocodiles, macaques, silver leaf monkeys, orangutans, proboscis monkeys, hornbills, crocodiles, kingfishers and so much more. Our lodge had brilliant guides and smaller boats than...More

1  Thank Amelia C
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Did a 2 day river tour- just amazing. Monkeys, monkeys, monkeys. Birds Crocodiles really worth it. On the night hike we saw a Tiger Cat- I would recommend this. The camp we stayed in had good bed, hot showers, a/c and the food was very...More

1  Thank jimdoc21
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Night walks in the rain forest and river trips in the mornings and evenings gave great opportunities to see a lot or wildlife including eagles, hornbills, heron, kingfishers, saltwater crocs., monitor lizard, civit cats as well as orang utan and silver leaf, proboscis and macaque...More

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Sheila D
27 April 2018|
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Response from 879nikky |
Hi there, I contacted Mr Aji today via email - you can find it on his website. Google Mr Aji Expeditions and you will find him.
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