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Danum Valley Conservation Area

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Reviewed February 17, 2019

This is an incredible and lush rain forest with so much wildlife. It is untouched natural beauty that makes you feel like an explorer in the middle of no where. We saw lots of wildlife but make sure you bring LEECH SOCKS! These are a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank 261kerriw
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This conservation area is extraordinary, rich in wildlife and plant life. The forest is alive in smells, sounds, and information. It is cared for in a balanced ecological way. It is a place to foster and nurture the love of nature and wild places.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Amazing place...was there for 3 nights. Wished I was there for a few more days. Our guide,Theo, took us through the trails in Danum Valley. He taught us so much on how to look for wildlife, their behaviour, flora and fauna. Theo made sure we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Nilam P
Reviewed July 5, 2018

A jungle so untouched and beautiful beyond imagination. Despite its immense size, every corner is hidden with amazing wildlife. Highly recommend everyone to make a trip here at least once in your lifetime.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Alaksander
Reviewed April 7, 2018

a lot of issues with reservation. even thought I made an intensive research on the booking part- I came prepared for surprises. it turned out I booked with Rose from the KK office, although I thought I am in touch with the Lahad Datu office......More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Marcus1900I
Reviewed September 19, 2017

This place is the real deal - virgin rainforest and an amazing lodge. It is expensive but completely worth it. You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank lazybrilliance
Reviewed July 26, 2017

The Danum Valley is a protected rainforest that has a large amount of untouched primary rainforest. We stayed at the Danum Valley Field Centre (also called Studies Centre) which is a research facility where scientists and students conduct field research. There are a few tourists,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
7  Thank SidTata
Reviewed July 21, 2017

I think most people reading this will be as I was a couple of months ago; trying to decide where to visit to experience the “real” Borneo and have the best chance of seeing its wildlife in their natural habitat. After doing a lot of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
59  Thank FrancC_12
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

HOW TO GET THERE The nearest town to Danum Valley Field Centre is Lahad Datu on the south east coast of Sabah, which is served daily by Malaysia Airlines. The 81 km drive from Lahad Datu to Danum Valley Field Centre takes about two hours,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank Aidil A
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Visited the DV region for 3 days and explored the area both through hikes and 4x4 rides. Overall, impressed by the great location in the middle of pristine rainforest providing ample ways to explore the region. Due note it's a vaste area with much to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank JoostG3
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