Tabin Wildlife Reserve is located in the eastern part of Sabah, Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. Comprising of approximately 300,000 acres, it is considered to be the largest wildlife reserve in Malaysia.
Created in the year 1984, Tabin has been declared a Wildlife Reserve primarily on account of the large number of animals inhabiting its forests, some of which are highly endangered. The three largest mammals of Sabah, namely Borneo Pygmy Elephant, Sumatran Rhinoceros and Tembadau are all found within the reserve; nine species of primate are present, as well as three species of cats all of which are on the protected wildlife list. Of bird species, 4 families representing more than 300 species have been recorded.
One of the highlights of Tabin is the active and mineral-rich mud volcanoes which attracts frequent visits by wildlife for their mineral intake and present an ideal platform for wildlife observation and bird watching. Amongst the popular things-to-do in Tabin are jungle-trekking, night safari, night walk, wildlife-spotting, birdwatching and rainforest education
Lahad Datu - Tabin Wildlife Resort (Lunch/Dinner)You will be picked up in the east coast town of Lahad Datu and transferred by road to Tabin Wildlife Reserve. Check into an attractive timber lodge at Tabin Wildlife Resort, which comes complete with a private balcony, air conditioner, ceiling fan and hot shower, a welcome luxury in the forest.
Waterfall - Bird Watching (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)Join the early morning bird walk to discover some of Tabin’s rich collection of more than 300 species of birds. After breakfast, guests will be driven to the core area for animal spotting and for photo session. The trek continues through the lush green rainforest known for its rich diversity of plants and animal species home to Lipad Waterfall. Take a dip in the natural pool and enjoy a natural and refreshing shower under the waterfall. Alternatively, explore the surrounding vegetation or just relax.
Free & Easy - Departure (Breakfast/Lunch)After breakfast, free and easy until check out.
You will be picked up in the east coast town of Lahad Datu and transferred by road to Tabin Wildlife Reserve.