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Tabin Wildlife Resort

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Tabin Wildlife resort back in April and had an incredible time. The wildlife around the resort was fantastic and the rooms/cottages were comfortable. The people at the resort were very friendly and accommodating. Of course, this is a rustic resort in the...More

Thank Cristian A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant resort with lovely air conditioned rooms. We had one on the river with a small veranda where you can sit and enjoy the many birds and butterflies. We enjoyed a great trek through the jungle to the Mud Volcano and went up the tower....More

Thank JTZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently had a four night/five day stay at Tabin. We saw the most amazing animals and birds, with something new each day. The highlights being an orang-utan mother and baby, leopard cats, hornbills and trogons. We had one of the lodges on the river...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Tabin accommodation was simple but clean and pleasant. We stayed in a river lodge. Since I had read about the lack of separate wet and dry places in the bathroom I was prepared for the floor getting wet. The same for the power generator coming...More

Thank BombayGlobetrotter77
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Lovely lodge in the largest nature reserve in Sabah and a great place to stay. The cabins are large and air conditioned. Most overlook the stream where the otters play. The guides are good. Lovely setting. Worth several days. In two days we saw 65...More

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Holidaymad
April 14, 2018|
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Response from Bird-Fanatic | Reviewed this property |
We used our credit card. No problem.
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Gooner_119
May 6, 2015|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
That depends on where you start from in the morning. It is 1h+ drive from Lahad Datu. I'm sure they offer game drives/walks as a day activity. I would just give them a call and ask!
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