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Imbak canyon with first class facility

From Sandakan go to near small town Telupid which is Take tour around 2 hour and to enter complex... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Aidil A
London, United Kingdom
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Largest primary lowland forest in Sabah.

We travelled here in a trio with Adventure Alternative Borneo in July 2015, Its quite remote and a... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2015
Ben C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

From Sandakan go to near small town Telupid which is Take tour around 2 hour and to enter complex center around 70km from main road. Need permission from ICCA Yayasan Sabah if you dun want to charge toll in private bridge. The charge around RM...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aidil A
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We spent 2 nights here as part of 14 day trip with Adventure Alternatives. Out of all the venues (Deramakot, Mt Kinabalu,Danum Valley, Kinabatangan river) this was our least favourite. It is a huge complex in the jungle supposedly for research etc - but we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ruth W
Reviewed April 11, 2018

We can’t disagree with other reviewers who say that this is a sensational area. It is simply wonderful for wildlife. And the wildlife lifts the resort from one star to two. HOWEVER the accomodation leaves a lot to be desired. The beds don’t have mattresses-...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jimau2018
Reviewed December 9, 2017

There is a beautiful new research complex (it had to have cost millions). There are great jungle trails leaving right from the rooms. There's a lovely dining area with a viewing platform that heads down toward the river and we saw long-tailed macaques in the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jwdmeow
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful visit to Imbak Canyon with our own guide Henry from Alternative Adventure Borneo who was a pleasure to be with and amazingly knowledgeable about the plants and animals and especially the birds. A real pleasure and honour to be in such virgin...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mikeg20142014
Reviewed February 13, 2017

What an amazing 3 days we had here with Adventure Alternative Borneo. Had a fantastic time trekking, service was top notch and we were well looked after during the trip. Accommodation was basic but perfectly comfortable for such a remote area. Thank you!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jsjsnow
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at the main research camp for 2 nights organised through Adventure Alternative Borneo. What a great experience. The accommodation is basic, but the grounds are beautiful. We did mostly bird and gibbon spotting from the 4WD during the day, but...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Aus_traveller_13
Reviewed November 10, 2015

We travelled here in a trio with Adventure Alternative Borneo in July 2015, Its quite remote and a bit of an adventure to get too but it is beautiful forest with plenty to see. The camp is quant and well facilitated and the rooms although...More

Date of experience: June 2015
4  Thank Ben C
Reviewed August 25, 2011

from kuala lumpur we flew to sandakan, from there we travelled to to telupid a small village from here it was all four eheel drive to imbak canyon located in the north of the famous maliau basin in the heart of sabah ( malaysia )...More

Date of experience: August 2011
14  Thank martinasedu
ImbakCanyon, Public Relations Manager at Imbak Canyon, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2013

Thank you for your review, hope to see you back in Imbak Canyon Conservation Area again soon! :)

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