Kinabatangan River

Stretching over 550kms from the Crocker Range in the southwest to the Sulu Sea in the east, the Kinabatangan River is Sabah’s longest river and boasts one of the world’s richest ecosystems and the lower basin of the river itself has the largest concentration of wildlife in South East Asia.

Why visit Kinabatangan River ?

  • Take a scenic boat ride along the Kinabatangan River
  • Search for Borneo’s native animals
  • Be amazed by the richest and most exotic of birdlife of Borneo
  • Enjoy candle lit dinner overlooking the riverbank

The area is home to ten species of primate including the endearing orang utan, but the real highlight here is the proboscis monkey, which can only be found in Borneo and are famed for their huge, comical noses and an impressive harem of wives. River trips at dawn and dusk offer superb opportunities for seeing these endearing monkeys as well as an abundance of other wildlife including the Asian elephant, monitor lizards and a huge variety of bird species, including rhinoceros hornbills, macaques, crested serpent eagles and blue-banded kingfishers.




A visa is not required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations are required. Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area.

Time Difference

GMT + 8 Hours

Flight Time

16 hours with one stop


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