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Kinabatangan River

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Sungai Kinabatangan, Malaysia
+60 19-841 5259
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked with Mr Aji in advance, reserved our tour and everything was very smooth in terms of organising the logistics. Mr Aji's son met us and having been on the road only for 50 mins we were told we were stopping for lunch -...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank HeatherMegaMauriFan
Reviewed 5 November 2018

My daughter and I were met at the airport by Erdy and taken straight to Sepilock (special arrangement) to see the orang utans I so desperately wanted to see. I could have spent hours there watching about 16 orang utans playing at the outdoor nursery...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Alison P
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We picked Mr Aji after seeing the reviews on trip advisor. Mr Aji wasn’t overly friendly with us which was quite disappointing as we were excited to meet him after reading reviews and hearing about David Attenborough. We stayed 2 days and 1 night. On...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JoCall89
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

As a guide, the previous reviews speak for themselves: the best! The tours are longer compared to the other, different times and higher succes rate. We really enjoyed our time in the jungle with mr aji and all the wildlife we’ve seen. On the contrary,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank koenr97
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Loads of people moaning about Mr Aji, the guy is brilliant and loves what he does and loves the wildlife in Borneo, he really cares, and wants to show you the best and up close wildlife, we saw adult and baby oranguatans, 8 out of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Josh G
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We can't understand all the positive feedback about Mr. Aji! First, he is not talkative at all. He was hardly explaining the main things about the animals we were seeing. Second, the tour is planned so that you stay (and pay) longer than you acctually...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank SandraG8112
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Did day trip to Sukau on Kinabatangan R.with our guide Christopher who arranged everything for us including boat..Did photo stop at Agop Batu Tulug on way. Had late lunch to time with boat trip. Without doubt never expected to see nearly every elephant in park....More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank BopeepPerth
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We had Bryant from S.I tours during our stay at Abai Jungle Lodge. We managed to see a lot of monkeys among many birds and crocs but unfortunately no pygmy elephants. We had 2 boats among the people in our group. The other group who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leglobetrotter7
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We went on 3D2N with Mr Aji and it was an experience we'll never forget. We got to see 8 orangutans from babies to a huge alpha male. It was incredible to see them in their natural habitat. Mr Aji's boat tours start earlier (and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Ashlea H
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best experiences i had during my visit in Sabah, Borneo. My mistakes i would suggest not repeating were 2: 1. Booked a visit which lasted only a couple of hours (from 4 to 6pm aprox). The amount of species this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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26 October 2018|
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Response from swannie00450 | Reviewed this property |
We used Sepilok Jungle Resort, terrific staff and very knowledgeable about the right times and areas to see the animals, highly recommend
Shirley N
20 August 2018|
Response from Marcus1900I | Reviewed this property |
mostly short sleeves and long pans- it was hot but there were also all sorts of animals around.... shorts were also used. this was march.
Alison H
19 July 2018|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
Trainers will be fine.. a good treaded sole desirable in some locations. Walks are not long. It is the humidity that is sapping. It didn’t rain on our walks but would recommend light weight poncho type protection to keep... More