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Tabin Wildlife Resort

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This was the third location was stayed at and from an experience perspective it was definitely the best for wildlife. Each morning and evening we went out either for a trek or on the back of a truck. We saw so much wildlife thanks to...More

1  Thank Neil C
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We stayed in one of the stilted houses on the hill. The room was spacious and clean. We were a little less fond of the bathroom which is a kind of wet room...so when you take a shower, the whole bathroom is wet. Since we...More

1  Thank Ellen_and_Pedro
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Hill Lodge 4 (Two nights) About 1 ½ hour drive from Lahad Datu. The lodges are built in a valley with a waterfall at one end. Hill lodges overlook the waterfall and are build on one steep site. Hill Lodge 4 has 70 steps leading...More

1  Thank SJB3000
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Tabin is an important stop on a wildlife tour of Borneo. Book a private guide to meet you and spend two nights. There are many endangered and endemic species guarded by the reserve and with patience, you may see a few. But it's the jungle...don't...More

1  Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights as part of our 2 week honeymoon to Borneo. Looking back, one night or maybe two would have been more than enough and we should've stayed elsewhere for a few nights as this was more expensive than other places...More

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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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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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"River View are on the level"
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"Hill Lodges have 70 plus stairs to climb. River lodges do not."
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