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Tabin Wildlife Reserve

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“mud volcano”(20 reviews)
“foot soak”(7 reviews)
Jalan Damai, Kota Kinabalu 88300, Malaysia
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All reviewsmud volcanolahad datu airportfoot soakleopard catpalm oil plantationriver lodgenight safarileech sockspig tailednight walksecondary foreststayed here for two nightspittabirds includingbird watchingnice swimhot water
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent location to explore wildlife, guides are very good/knowledgeable, rooms are basic but clean, negative is only the (very)poor food quality even of local dishes which is the reason for the low rating

Thank Ayrel01
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The rooms are not nice. No matter how you spin it. We did have air con, and hot water, that's what we needed and tags what we got. Food is ok. We stayed here for two nights, you do not need to stay here longer....More

1  Thank ALondonUK
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Stayed here 3 days, and 2 nights. We really enjoyed it, and would like to come back. The food is fine, the rooms great, and the staff is really nice, friendly and helpful. We had a really good guide, but our impression is, that they...More

Thank Henrik M
Reviewed 19 July 2018

one of the few remaining places to see these wonderful creatures. Very friendly and helpful staff. A great half day trip in the rainforest...that is, what's left of it now that so much has been cleared for rubber trees. Go and see them before its...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Look after this place as it contains fantastic wildlife. It is hard work seeing some of it while at other times the Pygmy Elephants just showed up near the gate. The old growth forest is amazing and even the adjacent palm oil plantations show that...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The rooms were great and could see lots of wildlife closeby from otters to gibbons. There were many opportunities to get out and see wildlife and my experience with the guide was great! Highly recommended!

Thank cindy136
Reviewed 1 April 2018

A lovely place to stay with well appointed lodges,lovely to able to watch the otters from ones room.They try to put to much into ones stay and everything is very hurried. A lot of muddy walking and not much to see.The guides are lovely but...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Tabin Wildlife Reserve was a pleasant experience except for the leeches. But you cannot avoid them. We had a great guide and he really tried to find orang-utans , but we did not se any. We were a bit disappointed as another group saw some...More

1  Thank jason125
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Once you leave the main road and head along the track you really appreciate the beauty of this place. On arrival at the lodge we were greeted by Alistair our guide who was amazing, such friendly and kind person who was so patient and informative....More

4  Thank R0bb1e2014
Reviewed 3 December 2017

When you're visiting anywhere that has nature you're always at risk of limited hot water and animals not always being spotted! The set up is lovely- our cabin was one of the furthest away and certainly could do with a makeover! However, we enjoyed our...More

1  Thank Laura P
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kim v
19 March 2018|
Response from Laura P | Reviewed this property |
They provide guests with towels but not toiletries! Enjoy!
Cathy M
26 September 2017|
Response from JakubJ1079 | Reviewed this property |
32 kilometres
Nicola G
6 August 2017|
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Response from Frank154 | Reviewed this property |
All the tours are optional and most of the tours are safari drives. If you want to go to the mud volcano then that is a bit more of a hike. However there is a shorter option after you finish the mud volcanoes. Thus going... More