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Abai Jungle Lodge

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The location of this lodge is very good and makes for ideal water safaris. Plenty of birds and animals can be seen and the guides are knowledgeable. (SI tours) The wild area follows a 'strip' along each side of the river which is very small compared to the land which has now been totally deforested for the production of palm... More 

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Thank Deb A
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Abai Jungle Lodge's staff, food and activities were all amazing. We took part in river cruises, nighttime and early morning walks on the jungle boardwalk, tree planting and a visit to Abai village: just a few of the highlights with our fantastic guide, Irix. The food was consistently outstanding, with a great selection of curries that used high quality... More 

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Thank CharChar20
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Abai Jungle Lodge as part of our Honeymoon and we had the best time, I honestly cannot think of a negative thing to say about this part of our trip. After an amazing visit to the Sepilok orangutan rehabilitation centre, arranged by the wonderful S.I Tours (special thanks to our guide Rose who was great) we were... More 

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Milan, Italy
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32 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Abaji Jungle River Lodge is a place to go if you love the nature and you want to stay where wild Bornean animals live. ‎Located directly on the river, the scenario of this lodge is truly special. This place is the kind that plans the day for you and, from the early morning till the dusk, you are taken... More 

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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting is the shoreline of the wide and muddy Kinabatangan River that flows through a good bit of the Borneo jungle. Access is via fast river boat from a dock in Sandakan. Part of the journey is close to shore, but nevertheless on the open Sulu Sea. Even on a hot day, the breeze created by the fast moving... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a place! The setting here and atmosphere created by staff simply cannot be beaten. So tranquil, our guide was an amazing wildlife spotter (so was the pilot of the boat), even when we went out late at night. A truly amazing experience that will stay with me forever..,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the relative luxury of My Nature Resort, Abai Jungle Lodge was much more like what we expected. The lodges were clean and tidy and modestly equipped. We had a good ceiling fan and even the option of air-con (at extra cost), a good shower and comfortable beds. The food was perfectly acceptable and similar to what we had experienced... More 

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sitoursborneo, Owner at Abai Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Dear John_and_Kath, Thanks for your feedback on both of the accommodations. It's great to heard that you enjoyed the trip and both places. Hehe... Abai Jungle Lodge is favorite of many of our guests due to it remoteness, it's surrounding by the untouched forest, along the Kinabatangan River and the one and only accommodations around the area. It's quiet and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently spent three days exploring the Kinabatangan river and all its wondrous sights and wildlife using Abai lodge as our base Along with fathering my kids, getting married and a few travel highlights like the Outback, the Maldives, the inca trail and skiing back country, this place is up there in terms of life experiences The lodge and staff... More 

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sitoursborneo, Owner at Abai Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Hi MJH1, Thank you for your kind feedback. We are very happy to know that you have such a wonderful memory with Borneo and us. It is a pleasure to serve you. We always welcome you back to Borneo and visit us again! Have a nice day =) Yeeveon from S.I.Tours and Abai Jungle Lodge More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We reached the place by boat from Sandekan in the Sabah region of Borneo, and were warmly welcomed by the staff at arrival. Stayed two nights in comfortable rooms with fans ensuring an Ok temperature in the nighttime. Great food served in the mainbuilding at the riverside or in special breakfast place at the jungle board walk. Great sightings of... More 

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sitoursborneo, Owner at Abai Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Peter Bonne E, Thank you for your feedback. We are very happy to know that you have enjoyed the tour with us. Your compliment to Leo is delivered. It is a pleasure to serve you. Hope for your return to Borneo next time, Cheers! Yeeveon from S.I.Tours and Abai Jungle Lodge More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Abai lodge is a great choice. It is a shortish boat ride from Sandakan. The boat trip is great fun but it is worth taking ear plugs as the engines are noisy. The lodge is comfortable and well laid out, with boardwalks into the forest. The rooms are a good size, very clean and air con was not needed.... More 

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sitoursborneo, Owner at Abai Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Dear oliderby, Thank you for you kind feedback. We are very happy to see you enjoyed your stay with us at Borneo. Cheers! Have a nice day. Yeeveon from S.I.Tours and Abai Jungle Lodge More 

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Additional Information about Abai Jungle Lodge

Address: 47 km from the river mouth of Kinabatangan River | Abai, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Kinabatangan District
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Abai Jungle Hotel Sabah
Abai Jungle Lodge Kinabatangan District, Sabah, Malaysia
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