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Uncle Tan Wildlife Camp

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfect location to see the wildlife Borneos for less money. The accommodation is REALLY basic, don't except to much (nearly nothing). But I propose to go downstream, where you also can see wild elephants. That's why I wouldn't choose this trip again.

Thank Tobias W
Darlington, Uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my favourite experience of Sabah / Borneo. My wife and our adult daughter visited in April 2017. It is as basic as accommodation comes - wooden open huts - no running water, nothing. Mattresses with mosquito nets and that's it. As we were a family group we got our own hut, but you will have to normally share...

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I traveled around for 5 months in south east-asia and honestly - this was definitely one of the highlights of the whole trip. Going into the rainforest is such an awsome experience, and these guys delivered a tour that really exceeded what i could have hoped for. Everything from the food, to the camp itself, the atmosphere and the friendly...

Thank Aron J
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We did the 3days/2nights tour with Uncle Tan and had a great experience. Everything since the beggining was well organized...the base camp, the pick ups, the boat ride... Then at the base camp we felt really comfortable and we enjoyed our experience. It was the first time for us to spend couple of days at the jungle so it was...

Thank Luis V
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This is a must do activity simply for the experience of living in the jungle rainforest. I did 3D2N and was in a group of 5, over these days we got to do multi boat cruses and treks. Both of these activities are done a various times of the day giving you the best chance of seeing all types of...

Thank Eli S
Reviewed 10 February 2017

my wife and l visited the camp in january and have to say we had a fantastic time.the camp is very basic with brown river water from a bucket as a shower,there are lots of mosquitoes so bring youre deet.the guides ours was called "M" were fantastic and very knowledgable,we did 3N/2D tour which is enough but would not do...

Thank geezerblagger
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Wow what a great introduction to Borneo! The guys at uncle tans are great and make you feel so at home in the jungle. it is the wilderness so don't expect luxuries! Despite it being rainy season, we still saw so much wildlife: probiscious monkeys, silver leaf monkeys, tropical birds, snakes! The food was great and we enjoyed singing along...

Thank marybee834
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This is a really good way to discover a bit of real Bornean wilderness. We spent 3 days and 2 nights in the camp and saw some pretty amazing wildlife, including a dominant male orang utan (yes we were very, very lucky)! You have to prepare yourself for the experience though, because of course the facilities are really basic and...

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We booked the 3d2n package and were really pleased with our visit. There was a lot of rain but still managed to see many different types of wildlife including an mother orangutan with its baby. Our guide was very knowledgeable and explained everything with great detail. The camp itself is very simple but your area sleeping in the wild. I...

Thank Curtis T
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had booked a 2N3D packge. throught a long boat trip, we get to the camp. I found the guides here are knowledgable and helpful. Our schedule is full of river safaris and jungle trecking. We found many wild lives around. especially orang utans and probocious monkeys and another two types of monkeys. and also many birds and one crocadile....

Thank 松竹 顾

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Address: Danau Girang | near the Lokan River, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division
Also Known As:
Uncle Tan Wildlife Camp Hotel Sabah
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“,deet and long sleeves and pants”
geezerblagger, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“this a tented camp rather than a hotel be prepared”
  • during safaris you may see gorgeous view
, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are the same, end of boardwalk is less noisy”
oliviap892, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are allocated and all the same. Mattress on the ground with mozzie net over the top!”
336vanessag, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bring a torch or head-lamp and insect repellent. A of binoculars would also come in handy. If it rains, waterproof shoes would be perfect.”
Jofferson, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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