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Block 4, Ground Floor, MDLD 3286/3287, Lahad Datu 91112 Malaysia
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#3 of 9 Speciality lodging in Lahad Datu
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Kawag Nature Lodge (KNL) is the perfect jungle escapade for travellers seeking to unwind in nature’s warm and loving embrace in Sabah. Located in Kawag Forest, a Class 1 Protection Forest Reserve area, it is only 80 minutes drive away from Lahad Datu town. The lodge is surrounded by lush forest, Bornean wildlife, network of streams and rivers and literally sits on the oldest geological formation of crystalline basement, approximately 200 million years old. Our activities will get you closer to this amazing natural environment. We have river tubing, picnic by the the waterfall, fish spa, jungle trekking and night drive to spot nocturnal wildlife. KNL is equipped with basic hotel facilities and amenities to ensure your stay is comfortable in the wilderness. The lodge restaurant serves local delicacies, has a 24-hour electricity, clean and cosy rooms with air-conditioner and fan, and hot water for showers.
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Free internet
Bicycle tours
Kids stay free
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Public wifi
Breakfast available
Complimentary welcome drink
Walking tours
Non-smoking hotel
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Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Clothes rack
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English, Malay


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Block 4, Ground Floor, MDLD 3286/3287, Lahad Datu 91112 Malaysia
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janeto286 wrote a review Apr 2017
Southport, United Kingdom33 contributions6 helpful votes
lodges are good and clean guides are excellent they listen to what you want out of your stay and guide you appropriatly food was good and staff very friendly internet only available in the bar area long drive up takes 2hrs 30 mins down a gravel track downside of the trip was the Chinese restaurant we were taken to for lunch in lahad daitu we felt very uncomfortable as the staff did not converse with us we didn't know what we were getting to eat or drink there was no menus the driver gave them a sheet of paper there was talk of chicken or fish and we said chicken and that was it our meal of rice vegetables and sweet ansd sour was put in front of us and tea with no communication
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Date of stay: April 2017
Jacques W wrote a review Jan 2017
Brussels, Belgium126 contributions60 helpful votes
We wanted to spend a few days at the Danum Valley Field Centre but they were closed for winter holidays (around New Year) and so were redirected to this lodge with an intermediate offering between the top notch Rainforest Lodge and the basic DVFC. It was built by the forestry management and it opened in August 2016. It is located in the buffer zone of the Danum Valley (it is not a primary forest), where selective tree cutting was applied in the '70s, next to the Kawag river. It has 20 rooms. The rooms with AC face the forest, while the rooms with fan only face the camp. The rooms are nice, but the bathrooms look old already and their design allows for poor water elimination. All rooms have a private balcony, but there is only one plain wooden chair per room. We asked for a
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Date of stay: January 2017
US$343 - US$355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Kawag Danum Rainforest Lodge
MalaysiaSabahLahad Datu
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