Special Interest

Tabin Wildlife Reserves offers the ultimate experience for special interest seekers which involves a learning experience for individual travelers or group travelers. It combines travel with a hobby, profession or a particular area of interest. Our rainforests offer to all the nature enthusiast, be it bird watching, orchid or frogs hunting, wildlife viewing or pursuing an interest in botany. Some examples of the special interest tours we have organised include photographic or filming tours, bird-watching trips, nature tours, cultural and educational programmes, school and university trips and expeditions, wildlife watching programmes and natural history tours.


3 days 2 nights

Tabin is a house of approximately 26 species of unique anurans (frogs & toads) with 12 which are endemics to Borneo, and 1 which is endemic to Sabah. The Saffron-Bellied Frog, White-Lipped Frog, Harlequin Tree Frog, Bornean Horned Frog, 'translucent frog' and Giant River Toad, just to name a few. Tabin Frog Camp aims to provide the golden opportunity unique diversity of anurans in Sabah and Borneo.
HIGHTLIGHTS: Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre, Sukau Kinabatangan and Tabin Wildlife Reserve
Experience an adventure morning flight from Sandakan to Lahad Datu (Tabin Wildlife Reserve), explore the East Coast of Sabah views of Kinabatangan River, Mangroves swamps, lush rainforest of Tabin Wildlife Reserve and Tabin Mud Volcano. Category: Special Interest

3 days 2 nights

Experience paddling within the biggest wildlife reserve in Malaysia, discovering the mineral-rich mud volcano and the amazing diversity of the Borneo rainforest is something that one will probably remember for life.

4 days 3 nights

Combining 2 nights stay in Tabin Wildlife Resort and 1 night at the mud volcano watch tower. The experience of waiting for wildlife to come and drink water from the mud volcano in the deep of the night, within the amazing diversity of the Borneo rainforest is something that one will probably remember for life.
Enjoy your first and second day birding at the Rainforest Discovery Centre in Sandakan situated not from from the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Expect to see Black & Crimson Pitta, Diard’s Trogon, Bat Hawk, Black & Yellow Broadbill, Little Green Pigeon, Rufous Woodpecker, Violet Cuckoo, Rufouscollared Kingfisher, White-bellied Woodpecker, Jerdon’s Baza, Rhinoceros Hornbill and White-rumped Sharma.