SUKAU 2 DAY WILDLIFE SAFARI
Tour Code: SUK1
Duration – 2 days/1 nights – begins about 08.00 hrs from Sandakan Airport or your Sandakan hotel
Our Sukau 2 day Wildlife Safari begins with your arrival at Sandakan Airport around 08.00 hrs, or pickup from your Sandakan accommodation. You will be transferred to Sepilok Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre for an audio visual presentation (25 mins.) in the theatrette. Walk ten minutes through the rainforest on timber boardwalks to witness the feeding of the orang-utans which takes place at 10.00hrs. You will have plenty of time to watch the orang-utans until they disappear back into the jungle. Lunch will be taken at nearby Sepilok Jungle Resort.
Return to the lodge for dinner and the night
After dinner an optional night walk can be arranged – pay at the lodge – spotting nocturnal animals, crocodiles and birds.
[includes Lunch and Dinner]
Wake up to the calls of gibbons and birds and start the day with an early river cruise at about 06.00 hrs. After the 1 hour boat cruise, proceed back to Bilit Lodge for breakfast. After breakfast – about 08.30 hrs, depart Bilit for Gomantong Cave to explore the largest limestone and bird nests cave in Sabah, where millions of swiftlets make the cave their home. After the tour to the cave, return to Sandakan by road for lunch.
After lunch (around 13.00 hrs) you will transfer to the Rainforest Discovery Centre (about 30 minutes from Sandakan). Proceed to the canopy walk for a spot of bird watching – you may catch sight of the Hornbill. You will also be taken on a short walk along a constructed trail through the jungle – about 45 minutes; and then on to the botanical garden.
Birdlife is especially rich here including eight species of hornbills, kingfishers, egrets, darters, owls, kites, eagles, broadbills, doves, storm storks, herons, hawks, ospreys, falcon, pheasants, parakeets, bee eaters, woodpeckers, pittas, bulbuls, forktails, babblers, warblers, flycatchers, orioles, flowerpeckers, spiderhunters, among others.
Transfer to your accommodation in Sandakan, or alternatively, to the airport for your evening flight to Kota Kinabalu. [Breakfast and Lunch included]
Please bring along swim wear, sun screen, hat, personal toiletries, insect repellent, drinking water bottle, walking shoes, binoculars, camera, light raincoat and flashlight (torch).
|Tour Code||Destination||Duration||Inclusions||1 Person||2 People||3 People|
|SUK1||Sukau/Kinabatangan||2d/1n||Full Board and road transfer||$830||$645||$645|
Prices per person in Australian Dollars and valid 01 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 (E.O.E.) Refer to General Booking Conditions
Includes tours, entrance fees (excludes camera fees), accommodation and meals as indicated, and English speaking guide.
Photographs copyright Phil Youdale, Bilit Lodge and Sukau Rainforest Lodge