• Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Borneo

about tabin wildlife resort, tabin wildlife reserve

about tabin wildlife resort, tabin wildlife reserve

Tabin Lodge is constructed of timber chalets in the midst of the rainforest along the banks of the Lipad River. A great place to track orangutans in the wild. Clients can also opt to camp out under the stars drifting off to sleep listening to the jungle harmony!

The Tabin Wildlife Resort is the only lodge located within Tabin Wildlife Reserve, the largest wildlife reserve in Malaysia, with a total land area of 123,000 hectares.  

tabin wildlife resort details


A comfortable jungle lodge set in a wildlife reserve.


Overlooking the Lipad River within the largest wildlife reserve in Malaysia, The Tabin Wildlife Reserve.

Accommodation & Facilities

A total of 20 jungle lodges comprising 10 River Lodges and 10 Hill Lodges, these are made from Borneo timber and sleep up to 3 guests. Each lodge is twin-bedded or double-bedded with en-suite bathroom, hot water shower, private balcony overlooking Lipad River and ceiling fan. Lodges are linked by an inter-connecting timber board walk to the Sunbird Café. Other facilities include a souvenir & craft counter selling leech socks, insect repellent, basic necessities, souvenir and craft items and a small reference library. Games are also available.


Drinking water provided in-room, Mineral water available for purchase


Power supply from generator.

Medical/Emergency Support

Nearest hospital is at Kg Silabukan, 1/2 hour drive away, District hospital in Lahad Datu, Private doctors in Lahad Datu.


The restaurant can accommodate up to 80 guests and serves local and western cuisine, excluding pork. Meals can be set or a la carte. There is a free flow of tea and coffee and a range of wine, beer, drinks & snacks are for sale. The restaurant is open daily throughout the year, 7 am to 10 pm.


Tabin has a network of nature trails, offering various attractions.  Trekking through the nature trails provides a wonderful chance to explore and learn about the exotic rainforest flora and fauna and the opportunity to sight rare animal and bird species. Tabin Reserve offers a great alternative to the renowned Danum Valley.

Child policy

Children welcome.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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