Sandakan Town, Kinabatangan Town
Nature Lodge Kinabatangan
Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC)
Tiara Shawl shopping mall is a small shop that housed the boutique of Tiara Shawl, selling varieties of shawls and headscarves. The Tiara Shawl is the place to go to get the most current, most up-to-date shawls for both as head scarves or simply use them as shawls to keep you warm. The Tiara Shawl is located in the town of Kinabatangan. The small town of Kinabatangan is a small population of ten thousand people and mostly consist of Orang Sungai tribe, one of the indigenous people of Sabah.
Driving to Tiara Shawl is the easiest. It is just under three kilometres from the town of Kinabatangan. The Tiara Shawl is also just an hour away from the town of Sandakan, one of the big cities in Sabah.
There are minibuses going from Kinabatangan to Lahad Datu though there is no fixed timetable for the buses.
There is a small airport in Lahad Datu with only one flight going in and out from Kota Kinabalu. This is one of the fastest ways to get to Kinabatangan from the capital of Sabah, Kota Kinabalu. From the airport, it will take about one and half hour to reach Tiara Shawl.
One of the most complex ecosystems in the world is a nature’s paradise in Malaysia. Its location, far away from human habitation and remote from the modern civilization, the Danum Valley Conservation Area is home for endangered wildlife such as banteng, a type of bull, Asian elephant, leopards and orangutan among all. The Danum Valley also has a vast range of Sabah’s lowland fauna. At this valley, the visitors have to pre-arrange a tour with the travel agent of their choice before entering the valley. The tour maybe arranges by contacting the Borneo Nature Tours in Kota Kinabalu. The Danum Valley Conservation Area is about two hours and ten minutes from the town of Kinabatangan.
Kinabatangan River is the second longest river in the country with an impressive length of 560 kilometers. The river runs across the state of Sabah. Being part of the Sukau-Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, this beautiful river gives a great opportunity to see the amazing wildlife in their natural habitat. Get onto a boat, and look out for the wild animals at the banks of the river and up the trees. There are also numerous numbers of small villages along the river and these usually become the starting point for the tourists to start the river tour. Apart from that, there are several lodges available to accommodate tourists and most of them stay at the nearby Sukau town. The best time to visit the Kinabatangan River is all year round. For bird enthusiasts, the best time would definitely from April to October as it the main flowering and fruiting season.
This nature lodge is located along the riverbank of Kinabatangan River. It is an eco-friendly lodge that gives the best comfortable accommodation without compromising the nature. The lodge is the best place to stay while enjoying and exploring the wildlife and nature in the area. It only has one type of room, the Twin Room that is only available for booking at least 2 days and one night. The price is RM 960. With the price, it also provides tours into the wildlife and wonderful breakfast. There is no Wi-Fi connection at the Nature Lodge as enjoying the nature is the main focus. Apart from the Nature Lodge’s beautiful location, they also have great friendly staffs that give an astounding stay and experience.