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Tabin Wildlife Reserve

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Address: Jalan Damai, Kota Kinabalu 88300, Malaysia
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60 88 267266
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US$513.50*
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3-Day Adventure in Tabin Wildlife Reserve
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We had 3 nights here all the staff were friendly and helpful, but our guide Rachel was excellent her passion was infectious and we learned so much.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 February 2017
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Austrey, United Kingdom
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Austrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We had 3 nights here all the staff were friendly and helpful, but our guide Rachel was excellent her passion was infectious and we learned so much.

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Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Tabin is probably the best place for wildlife spotting in Sabah! We have been multiple times now and had a fantastic trip every time! The drive to the resort is along a bumpy, unpaved road,but we were prepared for this, so it didn't bither us. Those with back issues may ant to take a pillow. The resort itself is beautifully... More 

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1 Thank Serena L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Teresa-We stayed for two nights and we would like to come back as soon as possible!! We enjoyed the day and night tours. We saw gibbons, macaques, pigs, leopard cats, civets, insects, frogs, and lots of birds (Fish Owl and eagles, hornbills). The lodge was excellent, good food and excellent driver and guide (Rafael)!!

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Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Don't miss this place. The lodge is great so are the local guides. Our guide Raffael was just amazing ! While there we saw Gibbons, Red Leaf Monkeys,Kingfishers,Civets,Fish Owls, Eagles,Hornbills & many more birds. The highlight for us was a herd of Pygm Elephants mothers & calf's 30or more, WOW!!!!

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Just to be clear, this is not a high end luxury resort. But if you're ready for an authentic taste of the Borneo rainforest, and you really want to get away from it all, this is your spot. The guides are great--they really work hard to make sure you see as much wildlife as you can during your stay. They're... More 

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1 Thank JonBigelow
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Everything here is amazing. We enjoyed the tours, the food, the room. And the guides are all very knowledgeable and friendly! We had Maui and also sometimes Rafael and the guy with the funny hair. We saw elephants, gibbons, a bearded pig, a leopard cat, and lots of birds. Stayed for two nights.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We stayed here for two nights in two riverside cabins. The accomodation was basic but nice, with good aircoditioning and showers and a nice balcony overlooking the river. The drive to the reserve was rather bumpy and there was some mix up with our collection from the tiny Lahad Datu airport but it was sorted fairly quickly. Our guide Mawi... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

We stayed in one of the small riverside lodges, which are really well done out and chic places to stay. Tabin was great for wildlife, we saw Gibbons, monkeys, Civets, Flying Squirrels, Otters and lots of birds. No orangutans, we spotted those at Danum Valley or elephants, which eluded us completely on our tour (others saw them on the Kinabatangan... More 

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1 Thank Ketts2012
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Not exceptional for sure but a good place to visit if you are tired of just laying around on the beach. Kids would definately love it. You get to see the famous Probiscus Monkeys, Orang Utans, Beautiful Tigers, fun Sea Otters and much more. I would not put it on the top of the to do list but if you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I stayed at the Tabin Wildlife Resort for 6 nights and went on multiple night drives in the reserve as well as visiting the mud volcano during the day. Tabin at night is something very special to experience. There are 3 roads that can be used for night drives, each one has something different to offer. The road from the... More 

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