Adventure at Sandakan - Gomantong cave and Kinabatangan river cruise

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12 Hours
Hotel pick-up

What To Expect

Gomantong cave includes two cave complexes – Simud Hitam (Black cave) and Simud Putih (White cave), where the more valuable nests are found. A well-maintained boardwalk gives you easy access to do some exploring or watch the skilled harvesters at work. Upon sunset, this has been Mother Nature at its best. There are millions of bats waving the caves, birds flyng around trying to feed off the bats, beautiful colourful birds sitting on trees… And then, you will be welcomed to enjoy the relaxing moment on Kinabatangan river cruise, for exploration of the incredible diversity of plants, mammals and birds. How great things the nature brings to you after tiredness in daily life! It’s deserved to spend your day for finding the happiness


Sandakan / Gomantong cave / Kinabatangan river / Sukau Bilit / Sandakan

Meet and pick up from Sandakan airport or hotel; transfer to?Gomantong Cave?located within the Gomantong forest reserve. Journey takes?approximately 2 hours drive by land?through?Oil Palm Plantations and?rustic countryside studded with villages. Upon arrival, walk on the plank to the cave. Explore the largest bird's nest cave in Sabah, home to millions of bats and swiftlets. The nest of the swiftlets are collected for the famous Chinese edible bird nest soup.

Continue an approximately 30 mins drive to one of the world's richest ecosystems,?Lower Kinabatangan River, Sukau. Arrive at Kampung Bilit. Take a short boat transfer to Sukau Bilit Rainforest Lodge. Time for orientation briefing, a welcome drink and check in. Lunch will be provided in the lodge restaurant.

At 04.00 pm, join a river cruise in search of endemic proboscis monkeys, different species of birds & other wildlife along the river bank. One may also catch a glimpse of a wild Orang Utan, leaf monkeys, gibbons, macaques or the “Borneon Pgymy Elephants” along the river bank. After tour, return to Sandakan airport or your respective hotel. Tour ends at?9.00 pm.


  • Group tour (MIN. 2 PAX)
  • Gomantong cave
  • Kinabatangan river cruise
  • Sukau Bilit Rainforest lodge


  • Duration: Fullday. From 08.30 am with hotel pick-up or your flight arrival time with airport pick-up – 09.00 pm
  • Departure point: Sandakan airport/hotel pick up
  • Returning point: The departure point


  • Meals as Stated,
  • Entrance Fee
  • Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach)
  • English Speaking Guide
  • 01 River Cruise


  • Camera and video fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic & Carbonated drinks
  • Any items not mentioned

Please Note

  • Min: 2 PAX

Things You Should Bring:

  • Good walking shoes
  • Light raincoat
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun block
  • Sun hat
  • Binoculars

Things You Should Know:

  • Departure time varies from different hotels, please reconfirm with our staffs.
  • If you are arriving at Sandakan Airport on the day of your tour, our friendly guide will greet and pick you up from the airport with a placard bearing your good name.
  • Our tours do not guarantee wildlife sightings.
  • Our tours reserve the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.

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