Tour Package (*Prices exclude Tourism Tax.)
2 Days / 1 Night : Gomantong Cave & Kinabatangan River/Morning Cruise/Ox-Bow Lakes Tour
"When you choose to visit/stay within Bilit Adventure Lodge along Kinabatangan River, Sepilok Tropical Wildlife Adventure (STWA) is pleased to contribute RM10 (for each paying guests) to Kinabatangan-Corridor of Life Tourism Operators Association (KiTA) towards conservation purposes. This forms part of STWA commitment towards the conservation efforts of the lower Kinabatangan area. Do ask us for more information."
Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)
STW302 : 2D/1N Gomantong Cave & Kinabatangan River/Morning Cruise/Ox-Bow Lakes Tour (Fan room)
Price : RM 665.00 p/pax (SIC, Min. 2)
STW312 : 2D/1N Gomantong Cave & Kinabatangan River/Morning Cruise/Ox-Bow Lakes Tour (A/C room)
Price : RM 740.00 p/pax (SIC, Min. 2)
Departures : 0830 hrs (City Hotels, meeting point at Hotel Sandakan),
0845 hrs (Sabah Hotel), 0915 hrs (Sepilok Jungle Resort)
Day 01 Sandakan/Gomantong Cave/Kinabatangan River (L/D)
  • Pick up from hotel and drive overland (2 hrs) to reach Gomantong Cave to explore the largest limestone and bird nests cave in Sabah where millions of swiftlets make the cave their home. Then, we will continue overland to Bilit, Kinabatangan River, home to the 10 species of primates namely Proboscis monkeys, langurs, macaques, orang utan, slow loris, western tarsier, 8 species of hornbills such as Rhinoceros Hornbill, Pied Hornbill, Black Hornbill, Helmeted Hornbill (50kg, 120cm), kingfishers, bubuls, trogons, flycatchers, sunbirds, broadbills, herons, mangrove snakes, vipers, estuarine crocodile, asian elephants and many many more wildlife.
  • Upon arrival, a warm welcome by the staff followed by an afternoon tea with some local bites After a short briefing by the nature guide, take an afternoon cruise (4.00pm) along the Kinabatangan River (Sabah's longest river at 560km) where you can observe wildlife on the boat itself. Dinner and overnight at Kinabatangan River. Optional night walk can be arranged and pay locally.
Day 02 Kinabatangan River/Ox Bow Lake/Sandakan (B/L)
  • Wake up to the calls of gibbons and birds and start the day with an early river cruise at about 6.00am. After the cruise (1 hour), proceed back to the lodge for breakfast followed by a guided jungle walk in the late morning through the riverine forest to Danau Bilit (Ox-Bow Lakes) for wildlife sighting - an opportunity to meet the 'bloodsuckers' in the jungle - leeches! Stay calm and relax and treat your ears to the many fascinating sights and sounds of the jungle wildlife.
  • Simple picnic lunch at the Ox Bow Lake is included. After lunch, trek back to the lodge to freshen up and transfer to Sepilok Jungle Resort or respective hotels. Estimated arrival time would be about 5.00pm.
What to bring (recommendations):
Raincoat (wet season Nov-Feb), cap/hat, insect repellent, sun cream, good walking shoes, socks, (leech socks are available for sale), a pair of sandals, torch light, comfortable cotton T-shirt with long or short pant, binocular, camera, personal toiletries and medications.

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