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Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort

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Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Abai, Kinabatangan River, Sandakan 90000 Malaysia
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Sandakan Airport29 mi
Lahad Datu Airport48 mi
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I don’ even know where to begin, this was truly one of my life’s most memorable moments and something I will remember forever!! From the time we were picked up until we were dropped off I was in total awe and amazement of everything. Firstly, the lodges are just pure luxury! And
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Spent the last two nights at the Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort- must say I loved it. We saw loads of wildlife- even Orangutans in the wild which was something special. The accommodation is great- the lodges are just huge and are in the forest. Staff are just so friendly and
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This place is fantastic and exceeded expectations. The guide, Andis, brought us from the Orang reserve in Sepilok and was with us every day on our boat and boardwalk tours. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. The off season (rainy season) turned out to be a perfect time
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Our journey to the wetlands lodge began with a boat ride that was to be for an hour, but ended up to be four hours, of watching natural beauty along the river, filming along the way. You do not realize for sometime that you are entering a world that you do not know about, and
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Wowsers! Worth the bus & boat trip to get here. (Previously in Sepilok) Fantasticly HUGE lodges. Clean, spacious with Air Con. TV - all mod cons and plenty of sockets to charge all our gadgets. We are encouraged to mingle with the others on our tour - which was nice and we
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If you look up a Trespass outlet store, they have good cheap waterproofs with hoods for circa £10
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G,DAY, Yes as weary said there is plenty of time, we had a 2pm flight and we stopped in town for an hour before going to the airport.
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G,DAY, We booked through an agent but you can also book via their website, they are very good to deal with.
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To my knowledge, the chalets are for 2 persons - with huge beds. I know they are building new chalets, so perhaps they have considered families for the new ones. The whole compound is safe and secluded, the walkways at night are lit. I would have no concern in putting your kids in a separate chalet.
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No problem. You don't even notice that they are building additional rooms.
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"all chalets are similar, we had 5 and 6"
"Lodges with C in front them - very quiet!"
"Book into one of the existing chalets, not the new ones as the surrounds of the new ones looks like a building site. (August 2018)"
"I don't think a choice is necessary. All of the chalets are detached and not overlooked."
"All chalets pretty similar, although they are building new ones"
MalaysiaSabahSandakan DivisionSandakan
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