Tawau, Malaysia · 21 hotels available
This small airport is located at the elavation of 45 ft / 14 m in the southeastern part of the Malaysia. Situated approximately 1 km (0.62 mi) from downtown Lahad Datu, Sabah, Lahad Datu Airport now offers improved facilities and is equipped to handle 100,000 passengers annually. This airport serves the district of Lahad Datu and its neighbouring area such as Kinabatangan, FELDA Sahabat and Kunak. It is able to accommodate Fokker 50s and smaller commuter aircrafts only that are operated by MASwings. Despite its small size, Lahad Datu Airport has been handling an increasing number of aircrafts be it for passenger or cargo.
Danum Valley comprises 43,800 ha of virgin forest is about 70 kilometres (44 miles) west of Lahad Datu. This valley has been recognised as one of the world's most complex ecosystems. This forest serves as a natural home for endangered wildlife species such as banteng, Asian elephant, clouded leopard, orang utan, proboscis monkey, as well as a vast range of Sabah’s lowland fauna. The hot and humid jungle swarms with a variety of towering tropical trees provides visitors with ecological experience into the wilds and wonders of ancient tropical forests. Its highest point is Mount Danum 1093 meters (3585 feet) in height. Some of the highlights at Danum Valley Conservation Area are Madai Cave, Tembaling waterfalls and Sungai Purut 7 tiered pools.
The existence of Tabin Wildlife Reserve is part of the State Government's efforts to protect and preserve wildlife. It was gazetted in 1984 under the Forest Enactment, 1968 and classified as a Forest Reserve. The reserve occupies a large part of the peninsula forming the northern headland of Darvel Bay, located forty-eight kilometers east of Lahad Datu. It covers 112,000 hectares, including 9,000 hectares of primary unlogged forest. Home to a vast species of flora and fauna, some of the attractions at this reserve are bathing the volcano’s mud of Gunung Berapi Lumpur, trekking the nature trails while observing the wildlife as well as the unusual special of birds.
The Gomantong Caves are a part of a complex cave system inside Gomantong Hill in Sandakan. the caves and the surrounding area are a protected for wildlife, especially the endangered orangutans. the caves have been known for their precious edible swiftlet nests, which are harvested for bird's nest soup for centuries. The entire area comprises of are two cave complexes, Simud Hitam (Black Cave) and Simud Putih (White Cave). This place is ideal especially for those who loves extream activities.
Bike Tours Bed and Breakfast is located at Batu 1 1/4, Jalan Segama, Lahad Datu. Offering five comfortable fully furnished rooms with air conditioner, all rooms are equipped with fresh linen, towel and comfortable beds. For your convenience, there are also complimentary Wifi, breakfast, free flow of selected local coffee and tea as well as pick up and drop off service at the airport and bus stations. For some travelers would have been traveling for a while before their stay at place this place, they also provide laundry service at an extra charge.
With a total of 20 jungle lodges, each room is equipped with twin beds or double beds with en-suite bathroom, hot water shower, private balcony and ceiling fans. Nestled peacefully in a pristine jungle, Tabin Wildlife Resort is an ideal base for those wishing to explore the diversity of flora and fauna in the reserved area. Both river and hill lodges can accomodate up to 3 person at one time.