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Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge

about kinabatangan riverside lodge, sukau

A wonderful, laid back base from which to explore the Kinabatangan River and the surrounding nature trails, this lodge is friendly and welcoming. 

There is strong support for the local community, the people of which depend on the river for their income. Ingredients are bought fresh straight from the locals and you have the opportunity to get involved with the tree planting program if you are staying here or at Abai Jungle Lodge.

Rooms are basic and en-suite, but the main focus here is the surrounding natural world and sustainable tourism.

kinabatangan riverside lodge details

Style

Rustic and comfortable lodgings.

Setting

Perched right on the edge of the Kinabatangan River, an area for magnificent wildlife and wondrous nature walks.

Accommodation & Facilities

Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge chalets are semi-detached, furnished simply but comfortably with wooden accents. They are all en-suite with ceiling fans, there is no air conditioning but the river breeze helps with that.

In the main lodge you will find a Halal restaurant and a sun deck facing the river. There is also a library and TV room where you can watch wildlife documentaries on the Sabah region of Borneo.

Dining

As previously mentioned, fresh ingredients are bought regularly from the local people for a good price. Meals are tasty and served buffet style in the dining area.

Activities

The main activity here is exploring the Kinabatangan River, through guided nature walks and gliding across the water in boats. Proboscis monkeys can often be spotted feeding from the river's edge, you may also spot wild orangutans, pygmy elephants, otters, crocodiles and myriad beautiful birds.

Child Policy

Children welcome.

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