Tabin Wildlife Resort
Are you looking for an adventure at the Tabin Wildlife Reserve?
Over the years, we have worked closely with Tabin to ensure that your visit to the breathtaking tropical jungle is a smooth transition from the moment you step foot to Lahad Datu to your journey to Resort and back. Bike and Tours is based in Lahad Datu making it easy for us to communicate with the team at the Office in Lahad Datu.
If you are on the look out to discover this iconic adventurous spot either for 2D1N, 3D2N or even Day Trip to Tabin, make your bookings through us. We are more than happy to assist you with reservations and follow ups with Tabin. Hassle free with no administration charge. Give us the honor to make your visit to Tabin a breeze. Let us know know when you plan to visit the Tabin Wildlife.
Itinerary Tabin Wildlife Safari (3D2N)
Duration: 3 Days / 2 Night
Day 1; Tabin Wildlife Resort (L/D)
7:00am - Breakfast at Bike and Tours B&B
7:45am - You will be picked up at the Bike and Tours B&B in the east coast town of Lahad Datu and transferred by road to Tabin (2:00 hrs). Check into an attractive timber lodge at Tabin Wildlife Resort, which comes complete with private balcony, air conditioner, ceiling fan and hot water shower, a welcome luxury in the forest. Nestled within the rainforest beside the Lipad river, this lovely setting is home to a surprising variety of birds, insects and small mammals, even right beside the buildings of the resort. Discover the rich variety of jungle herbs, some endemic, used for generations by local folks for the treatment of various ailments.
Visit to Trogon Hall gallery for information about the conservation of Tabin Wildlife Reserve and briefing on birds, insects and animals that is found in this area.
12:30 – Lunch, Free and Easy
In the afternoon, visit the active Lipad mud volcano which provides a mineral salt lick for wildlife. After trekking through the rainforest for 20 minutes, arrive at the elevated bare area of the mud volcano which is frequented by wildlife and birds. Climb the observation tower and admire the contrasting landscape of the bare mud volcano and its surrounding thick forest, where birds are commonly sighted. Try to identify the multitude of animal footprints here. The adventurous can try the effects of the volcanic mud, said to be responsible for a fine complexion. Trek back to the resort along elephant trail.
After dinner, enjoy a CD/Slide presentation on Tabin’s natural wonders, followed by a night safari to look out for nocturnal wildlife and birds. Remember to look up at the clear, dark sky of Tabin, identify the constellations above you and make a wish or two.
Day 2; Tabin Wildlife Resort (B/L/D)
6:00 - Join the early morning bird walk to discover some of Tabin’s rich collection of almost 300 bird species. After breakfast, a drive to the core area for animal’s spotting and for photo session before trekking through the lush green rainforest known for its rich diversity of plants and animal species to visit Lipad Waterfall. Take a dip in the natural pool and enjoy a natural and refreshing shower under the waterfall. Alternatively explore the surrounding vegetation or just relax.
In the afternoon, try out the Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak made with a natural blend of herbs, to relax tired muscles after long jungle treks.
In the evening, a dusk drive to look out for more nocturnal wildlife & birds coming out to look for food during this time of the day.
After dinner, go for a night walk along the trail nearby the resort in search of sleeping birds, frog and nocturnal wildlife.)
Day 3; Back to Lahad Datu (B/L)
OPTIONAL: You may opt to take up a dawn drive at 5:30am or jungle walk to look out for wildlife that is active at this time of the day (at additional cost)
8:30am - Breakfast, free and easy until check out at 1330hours
12:30pm - Lunch
1:30pm - Transfer to Lahad Datu
Tabin Wildlife Resort Package included:
- 2 nights’ accommodation at twin sharing room for 2 Pax
- Meals as stated in itinerary
- Activities as stated in itinerary
- Transfers as stated in itinerary
- Nature Tour Guide (not private guide, sharing with other guests)
- Dawn drive
NOTE: The tourist tax is not included in the price and must be paid locally. (RM10.- per room and night). Further, travel insurance, all services not mentioned in the itinerary, tips, soft and alcoholic drinks are not included in the price.
BIKE AND TOURS shall not be responsible for and shall not incur any liability for transport delays, changes, delay or cancellation resulting from Acts of God, weather, traffic, airport conditions, strikes or other causes, additional expenses or loss of vacation incurred. The company reserves the right to alter or cancel routes, amend any of the arrangements contained in the itineraries when deemed necessary for the best interest of clients.
Please read Bike and Tours’ Terms and Conditions.
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For a easy and smooth transit, stay before and after your visit Tabin at our Bike and Tours Bed and Breakfast in Lahad Datu and avoid the hassle with very early flights. Like this you have the opportunity to focus only on your unique Tabin Adventure.