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Shangri-la Rasa Ria Nature Reserve

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Pantai Dalit, Tuaran 89208, Malaysia
+60 88-797 888
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Is really a wonderful hotel this is the second time I came Sabah and have a good chance to stay in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chea L
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Brilliant experience!!!

My husband and I visited the nature resort for a bespoke 2 hour morning tour and a night walk. Both... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The Rasa Ria Nature Reserve was established by Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu in collaboration with the State Wildlife Department of Sabah. This protected ecological space aims to facilitate rehabilitation programmes for endangered species of animals as well as those endemic in Sabah. The Rasa Ria Nature Reserve provides a home until they ready to be rehabilitated into their natural habitat. *Following 20 years of joint management between Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) and Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa (RRR), the Orangutan Rehabilitation and Conservation Programme has ultimately reached a successful conclusion. The wildlife conservation programme at the Nature Interpretation Centre continues, with expanded conservation education and activities. Visitors can now trek deep into the nature trails with rangers to learn about exotic plants, native to the area and found throughout the in the 64-arce Nature Reserve.
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Pantai Dalit, Tuaran 89208, Malaysia
+60 88-797 888
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is really a wonderful hotel this is the second time I came Sabah and have a good chance to stay in Shangri-la..there really good service and the big love is the open view bathtub there was amazing and they have bubble bath for me at...More

Thank Chea L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the nature resort for a bespoke 2 hour morning tour and a night walk. Both were fantastic - we saw tarantulas, snakes, various birds including an eagle, frogs, a variety of insects and plants. Our guide on both was Sabinus,...More

Thank G W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the personal night and morning jungle walks which were both very interesting and educational. Both staff we met were extremely knowledgeable and courteous and made both walks interesting we was lucky to see many spiders and scorpions but were unfortunate not to see...More

Thank 66Herobobbymoore
Reviewed 15 October 2017

An amazing little sanctuary helping orphaned orang utans to rehabilitate before being released back where they belong.

1  Thank Katrina H
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We had a very knowledgeable guide who explained all the flora and fauna and ensured that the pace met our needs. He also provided each of us with a bottle of water which was much needed given the humidity. The walk involves quite a climb...More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A lovely natural environment, however the core attraction, the Orangutans, have been moved for their own benefit to Sepilok on the Eastern side of Sabah, a 45 min flight from Kota Kinabalu.

5  Thank noddy77
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights in August for part of our honeymoon and loved every second of it- we wish we could have stayed longer The hotel is set in an absolutely perfect, untouched part of Borneo with a nature reserve on...More

1  Thank RebW8
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Just got home from spending 10 days here. From the moment you arrive you're treated as if you are the only people there. When you arrive you get a welcome drink & a little local music. We were offered the chance to upgrade to an...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Friendly Rangers with lots of information. Good choice of trips. We did the night walk with night vision goggles. Saw Bearcats. tarantula and other insects.

Thank Greedytomcat80
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Cons Food was excellent. We ate at both buffets and the teppanyaki restaurant. The Malaysian buffet outside is the best and good is top notch. The garden rooms are a good size with the day bed if you have kids. There was lots of activities...More

Thank Jolene P
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13 October 2017|
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Response from pennsylvaniab | Reviewed this property |
I don't know
18 June 2017|
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Response from Dan I | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you have to pay extra. Not sure it's that suitable really the walk up through the rain forest. But there are smaller animals that they will be able to look at like chickens, birds and a horse.
14 February 2017|
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Response from Amanda-Jane2222 | Reviewed this property |
we booked direct in the uk with Air Asia and got the flights for £12.50. Some travellers from our hotel paid above £200 in Borneo