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Danum Valley Conservation Area

#41 of 199 things to do in Sabah Features Animals
Danum Valley, Malaysia
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3-Day Discovering Danum Valley Bike Tour from Lahad Datu
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“night drive” (6 reviews)
“lahad datu” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Danum Valley, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I think most people reading this will be as I was a couple of months ago; trying to decide where to visit to experience the “real” Borneo and have the best chance of seeing its wildlife in their natural habitat. After doing a lot of...More

2  Thank Franc C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

HOW TO GET THERE The nearest town to Danum Valley Field Centre is Lahad Datu on the south east coast of Sabah, which is served daily by Malaysia Airlines. The 81 km drive from Lahad Datu to Danum Valley Field Centre takes about two hours,...More

Thank Aidil A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the DV region for 3 days and explored the area both through hikes and 4x4 rides. Overall, impressed by the great location in the middle of pristine rainforest providing ample ways to explore the region. Due note it's a vaste area with much to...More

Thank Joost G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Okay I went the easy option going through Sticky Rice Travel. I was originally unsure if this was the best option as from research I had undertaken, I noticed that there was a big difference in costs. The original idea I had was to organise...More

Thank Frank154
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The area is a natural home for endangered wildlife species such as Orang Utan, proboscis monkey, clouded leopard, Asian elephant, as well as a vast range of Sabah's lowland fauna. Visitors here get the chance to visit an ancient Kadazandusun burial site, complete with coffins...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Simply stunning! Experience the oldest real ancient primary tropical rainforest and was very lucky to see a lot of wildlife! Get to learn many things about nature here. Local Malaysian should visit this place to explore and realize the beauty of our treasure that we...More

1  Thank Jonathan Paul S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Being some of the last untouched rain forest it was so thick and green. we stayed at the research center and immediately after putting out bags down we were greeted by a family of monkeys. Each hike was a new adventure not knowing what we...More

Thank nicole1286
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Stayed here for about a week. we had done a lot of day and night walks. The animals you can find here are samba deer, Monkeys, bear and hornbills. Do note that spotting this animals are by pure chance except for the deer and boar....More

1  Thank Adzham F
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Excellent staying and activities with refreshing breeze. Panoramic scenic river view over the chalet is so fantastic. I saw hornbill and gibbon too when staying there. It is a best area for bird's watching too. Orang Utan is also easily been seen in Danum Valley...More

2  Thank Norazah A
Reviewed 21 September 2016

These are the last untouched forests in sabah and it is really hard to get to without an agent. But the trip is well worth it as the forest is simply stunning.

Thank Saurabh R
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Awang Offshore E
28 January 2017|
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Response from Norazah A | Reviewed this property |
3days 2nights estimated about Rm2900 ++ incl gst (twin sharing-standard chalet)
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Shaun L
29 December 2016|
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I'm not sure there is a difference between Malaysian (non-scientists) and other "look-see" visitors. And the fees and charges appear to have doubled since 2015. Go to the Danum SEARRP site for a list of their old charges... More
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Raeibecca P
9 May 2016|
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Response from Norazah A | Reviewed this property |
The road is good condition from Tawau to Lahad Datu however from Lahad Datu towards Danum Valley you have to drive via grovel road about 2 and a half hours before reach the lodge. 4WD or SUV is comfortable for this type of... More
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