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Maliau Basin Conservation Area

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Reviewed June 28, 2019

I came past Maliau Basin Conversation Area as I was driving from KK via the Southern Route from Kota Kinabalu to Semporna. For such a trip, it's conveniently located between Keningau / Sapulot and Tawau. Going there not on a tour but single-handed, I had...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank olistamm
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

November might not be the best time to come here. It rained so hard that our night drive was cancelled, but we did see pygmy elephants munching on grass by the roadside and wild boars near the research centre so it wasn't a total loss....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 482sandrat
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

All my file document and License Grant and account bank improtant in Malaysia now Follow my {DNS}:- Sjairul Bin Abdul Majid:- T/Lahir:15/02/1980:- I/c no: 800215-12-5907:- Passport no: H12895112:-

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

We stayed at Maliau Basin for 2 days of trekking which isn't really enough to see all there is to see but if you are not used to spending nights in lodges and camps in the middle of nowhere this may just be enough. From...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank GuenterD1980
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We booked online for a 3 days 2 nights stay at Maliau Basin Studies Centre from 17 – 19 February 2018. We did our own drive. It took us approximately 3 hours drive from Tawau Town to Maliau Basin Guard House. From the Guard House,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
5  Thank WorldGlutton
Reviewed November 8, 2017

I stayed here in a hostel and it was clean and there are fans and privacy curtains. The bathroom facilities are not always very well maintained. There are balconies to hang out and food making facilities to have a bbq or something if you bring...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Kate V
Reviewed September 20, 2017

The head quarters were populated by Administrators of the Basin, World Scientists and their support staff and us tourists. However, because no one wears any ID, you can't tell who is who. I think that's a great mistake. Our guides and porters do not wear...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank 645wanderer
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Stayed 3d2n at Maliau Basin studies centre and did several trails. Namely the ones and sky bridge near the studies centre as well as Agathis research station. Also did a night trail and night drive near the studies centre. The trails we took were not...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank mayooo87
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect as I heard all kinds of reviews about this place. I'll keep this short as possible. This is really a trekking type activity with wildlife an uncommon part of this experience. The first night we did a night safari...More

Date of experience: July 2017
6  Thank Frank154
Reviewed July 4, 2017

A total new experience to hike or trek in an untouched jungle, encountering hundreds of natural plants and inhabitants; one is not just being fit, but must be well prepared before you embark on the trip. 1. In this virgin rain forest, leeches, both the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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