Located in the heart of Borneor's Wildlife Conservation area, along the banks of Kinabatangan river is the home of an amazing world of unique wildlife never seen anywhere in the world in its most natural existence.
The lodge is beautiful with a rustic wooden architecture with high ceilings.The rooms are individual chalets and are clean and comfortable.
Reaching Proboscis lodge is an experience. from Kota Kinabalu to sandakan is a 45 min flight in one of the small propeller flights. Then a 10 min boat ride from Lapit Jetty to the lodge.
Everyday we were taken by the speed boats for sighting some amazing birds and animals. One gets to see rhino hornbills; pied hornbills; proboscis monkeys; and a whole lot of amazing rainforest creatures. Must visit place
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Our Proboscis Lodge Bukit Melapi or simply called Melapi Lodge on the banks of the mighty Kinabatangan River offers you all the comfort of nature wildlife facilities while you trek and cruise to catch a glimpse of riverside inhabitants including the Proboscis Monkeys in their natural habitat. Night time at the lodge is another best time to connect with the nature by signing up for the option night cruise. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Proboscis Lodge Bukit Melapi Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia