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Tabin Wildlife Resort

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We recently spent a very happy weekend at the Tabin Wildlife Resort, located in the depths of the Malaysian jungle, 26kms from the nearest paved highway. Right from the moment we were collected from Lahad Datu airport and driven in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle to...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

We stayed for 3 nights/4 days. Our guide Mawi was very knowledgeable not only at spotting wildlife but also their ecology and conservation which we found very interesting. The rooms were basic - we stayed in the hillview - number 1 thankfully otherwise there are...More

Thank Christine f
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I stayed here three days and two nights in november, out of season, but what a treat. First of all : you're in the middle of the jungle, it takes quite a bumpy ride to get here, but it's worth it. All lodges are stand-alone...More

2  Thank Johan_Cauwels
Reviewed 21 October 2017

A few days at Tabin were a wonderful way to finish an amazing Sabah/Sarawak adventure. The draw here is the wildlife trekking and drives, and while accommodations are wonderful in concept, and acceptable in execution, the experience of getting deep into a remote forest/jungle experience...More

1  Thank Hugh B
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The guides here were attentive and knowledgeable and the tours offered varying. The accommodation is basic and noisy due to having tin roofs. The food is very limited and was not to our taste. The staff were helpful and friendly.

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Gooner_119
6 May 2015|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
That depends on where you start from in the morning. It is 1h+ drive from Lahad Datu. I'm sure they offer game drives/walks as a day activity. I would just give them a call and ask!
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3 January 2015|
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We were there in June, Which is considered in drier season. However, it still rained quite a bit, especially in the afternoon and at night. But the rain is usually hard and short. I heard that the resort did cancel tours... More
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"Hillside lodge rooms are quiet and wonderful privacy (except for Monkey visits)"
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"River views are nice"
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"Hill Lodges have 70 plus stairs to climb. River lodges do not."
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