3D2N - Tabin Wildlife Safari

Tour code: WB27

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The Tabin Wildlife Reserve is home to a rich variety of wildlife and flora. You'll be staying in a cosy timber lodge complete with private balcony, air conditionining and hot water showers nestled in the rainforest right beside the Lipad River.

Your tour includes a visit to the active Lipad mud volcanoes and a variety of other nature-based activities that will leave you marveling at the rich biodiversity of the beautiful and awe-inspiring rainforest.

Travel Advisory

Weather conditions

This is a nature based tour. In the event of adverse weather and to ensure the comfort and safety of all our guests, we reserve the right to amend the itinerary, reschedule, postpone or cancel the trip. The company will not be liable for any compensation.

  • Tabin Mud Volcano

    Day #1 - Tabin Wildlife Reserve, mud volcanoes and night safari

    Pick-up from Lahad Datu airport in the morning (depending on time of flight arrival) and proceed overland to Tabin Wildlife Reserve. Get settled in your very own riverside timber lodge complete with private balcony and full amenities.

    After that pay a visit to Trogon Hall gallery for information about the conservation program at Tabin Wildlife Reserve and a briefing on the various virds, insects and animals you can find in the reserve.

    In the afternoon, take a short 20 minute trek to through the rainforest to the active Lipad Mud Volcano. The volcano acts as a salt lick and naturally attracts wildlife. The more adventurous guests can even slap on some volcanic mud for a finer complexion.

    After dinner enjoy a presentation about Tabin's natural wonders followed by a night safari to see if you can spot the more nocturnally active wildlife. 

     Lunch and dinner

  • Day #2 - Exploring Lipad Waterfall and nature walks

    Join the early morning bird walk to discover some of Tabin's 300 species of bird. Then after breakfast take a drive through the lush rainforest to Lipad Waterfall stopping along the way to spot for animals and take pictures. Feel free to dip yourself in the cool waters of the waterfall, explore the area or simply kick back and enjoy the surroundings.

    In the afternoon you can give the Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak, a blend of natural herbs, that will relax tired muscles and refresh you after a long day of trekking.

    Then take a dusk drive in the evening - the perfect time to catch more nocturnal animals that come our to hunt and feed.

    After dinner, take a night walk along a nearby trail in search of sleeping birds, frogs and other nocturnal wildlife.

     Breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Lahad Datu

    Day #3 - Return to Lahad Datu

    Free and easy until check-out, then its back to Lahad Datu airport and onwards to your next adventure.

     Breakfast and lunch

 Included in the tour
  • Accommodation

    Timber lodge, standard room.

  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Insect repellent
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • Transportation

    All overland and boat transfers.

 NOT included in the tour
  • Airfare, taxes and insurance

    Airfare must be arranged separately either on your own or through one of our friendly service staff.

  • Camera and video fees
 What to bring along with you ...
  • Clothing and gear

    We recommend wearing short pants and t-shirts to keep cool. Make sure you have comfortable walking shoes. We highly recommend that you use water-proof / resistant backpacks or bags to help keep your belongings dry. This is even more so if you are carrying electronic equipment and cameras.

  • Personal amenities

    Sun block, hat, sunglasses, flash light and binoculars.

 Other important things you should know!
  • Tour Details

    3 days 2 nights

  • Departure Schedule

    8:00 (Lahad Datu)

    12:00 (Lahad Datu)