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Proboscis Lodge Bukit Melapi Adventure

Pick up from Sandakan
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Tour Code: SDK-13 Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night

Be in one with nature with guided river trips and acquaint yourselves with native Borneo wildlife while experiencing an overnight stay on the Sukau Kinabatangan River, the longest river in Sabah.


  • Capture the Sights of the Critically Endangered Orangutan at the Rehab Center in Sepilok
  • Get to know the Local Wildlife such as the Endangered Proboscis Monkey During the Guided River Trips
  • Stay Evernight in Sukau Located Along Kinabatangan River, the Longest river in Sabah
  • Visit Gomantong Caves, the Largest bird nest cave in Sabah

Tour Description:

Day 1 - Sepilok Orangutan Rehab Centre / Proboscis Lodge Bukit Melapi / Menanggul River Cruise

Starting your journey from either the hotel lobby or airport, make your way to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehab Centre where you can get up close with the critically endangered orangutan and witness them in their natural habitat. Watch a short video show to understand more about these apes living in the rehab centre.

Afterwards, depart from Lapit Jetty in Sukau for a short river cruise the Proboscis Lodge Bukit Melapi. On your way to the lodge, an introductory session will take place. Quench your thirst with welcome drinks upon arrival and freshen yourselves upon checking in to the room. Then, be prepared to fill up your tummies, as lunch will be served.

At 4:00 pm, embark on the Menanggul river cruise, which is a small stream of the Kinabatangan River. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings or hear the loud, bellowing noises of the endangered Proboscis monkey, a native Borneo species.

As the sun sets, return to the lodge to freshen up and prepare for dinner. Next, you may opt for a night river cruise to spot the nocturnal animals. Alternatively, enjoy our in-house activities such as palm weaving and traditional dance performances. Then, rest your weary feet and have a good night’s sleep at the Proboscis Lodge Bukit Melapi, which provides basic amenities and facilities.

Day 2 - Gomantong Caves / Sandakan Town

Your second day begins at 6:30am for breakfast with the sounds of nature as background music before checking out. We bid adieu to Proboscis Lodge Bukit Melapi and the surroundings of Sukau as we take off on the boat for Gomantong Caves, where you can witness the largest bird nest cave in Sabah. The trip will come to an end as you make your way back to Sandakan town where you will be dropped off at either the city hotel or the airport.

Cancellation Policy:

Please refer to our refunds policy under Terms of Use section.

Pick-Up Time:

  • 8:00 am – 8:30 am

What's Included:

  • Return land transfer from Sandakan to Sukau
  • Return boat transfer from Lapit to Proboscis Lodge Bukit Melapi
  • Ensuite bathroom at the accommodation
  • Hot shower and air conditioning
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Free flow of hot & cold beverages (excluding alcoholic & carbonated drinks)
  • Afternoon cruise (Menanggul)
  • Sepilok Orang Utan x 1 trip
  • Gomantong Cave x 1 trip
  • English-speaking guide

What's Not Included:

  • Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Day trip with lunch & cruise
  • Day trip with cruise & dinner
  • Ox-Bow Lake Trip
  • Night Cruise
  • Boots Rental
  • Additional lunch

Additional Information:

  • Transfer duration above are estimated and subject to traffic and weather condition, and not inclusive of any sightseeing
  • Please check with Adventoro Customer Service regarding lodge availability (Call / Whatsapp +6010 468 8011)
  • Child prices apply for children of ages 2 to 11. A minimum of two (2) adult tickets are required to be eligible for child ticket prices
  • Please adhere to strict pick-up time punctuality. Tour operators may forfeit tours for travellers if no-show during stipulated time
  • Registered name of the traveller must be corresponding with photograph documentation (Example: Passport). Tour operators reserve the right to reject if registered traveller fails to provide photographed documentation of their own
  • Note: Starting from 1st September 2017, a tourism tax of RM10 per room per night will be imposed on non-Malaysian tourists for all types of hotels and accommodations. This is payable to the hotel upon check-out

Pick-Up Location(s)

Refer to the map below to see a list of pick up location(s) that are available for you to choose from. You can select your desired pick up location when you book the tour.

List of Location(s):

    Pick up is also available for other location(s) under the vicinity of Sandakan. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.

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