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Kinabatangan River

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Address: Sungai Kinabatangan, Malaysia
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3-Day Tour from Sabah: Sandakan Sightseeing and Wildlife Experience in Sepilok...
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Monkeys crazy

In my two trips to the area on river cruises I have seen snakes with full bellies, a large heard of pigmy elephants, big and baby crocodiles, proboscis monkeys and many others... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Mons, Belgium
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Mons, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

In my two trips to the area on river cruises I have seen snakes with full bellies, a large heard of pigmy elephants, big and baby crocodiles, proboscis monkeys and many others. Well worth a trip on an open river boat. Warning remember a rain poncho as it is the rainforest after all.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The River Safari is very enjoyable (2 to 2& half hours) we saw alot of common monkeys grooming each other. You would really need binoculars to get a good look at the Proboscus monkeys, they stayed really high up in the trees. No luck with spotting Orang utans that day, nor Pygmy elephants. No crocs but did see a sign... More 

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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I booked a 3 day 2 night tour through Mr. Aji, and we were so incredibly glad we did! His tour was relatively cheap in comparison to others we had seen, and his personal photos on his website looked pretty amazing, so we figured why not! On our first boat tour we saw a female orangutan and... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Mr Aji Expedition after reading all that amazing reviews on TripAdvisor. And ended up totally disappointed about it. We went in February 2017, in the middle of the rain season (which lasts in the Kinabatangan River area somewhere between December and March) and it came as a surprise as no signs of it we saw in Kota... More 

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1 Thank Natalia M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked with Mr Aji after seeing countless good reviews about him at kinabatangan. 3d2n tour was incredibly cheap compared to the other tours, to do the tour with a local guy who's so passionate about the environment and animals was a major draw versus a big booking company that will charge through the roof. Mr Aji is a wonderful... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were looking forward to our River safari but could not have imagined what a fabulous holiday it actually turned out to be! We were met at Sandakan airport by Yahya and he stayed with us throughout the 4 days we were in the jungle. We were lucky enough to have a private guide and driver on our boat all... More 

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2 Thank JMac1958
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I've just got back from an incredible 3day 2night cruise along the Kinabatangan River... the best experience I've had anywhere in the world without a doubt! Mr Aji picked us up from Sepilok and drove us to our accommodation in Sukau (basic room with ensuite and hot shower - very nice for Jungle Accommodation!), our food was included for the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing time on the Kinabatangan River, made all the better by our guide Mr Aji. Mr Aji has a fantastic knowledge of all the animals in and around the river and he is more than happy to answer all and any questions you have. We saw 6 types of monkeys during our 3D/2N tour... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

My husband and I went on the 3D/ 2N river tour with Mr Aji. Everything was perfect from the pick up to the drop off at the end of the 3 days. It was such a breathtaking experience being in the middle of the river, and Mr Aji's extensive knowledge and experience was amazing. He was able to spot wildlife... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

2 parts to my review ... a. Mr Aji's Expedition Glad I found out about Mr Aji in TripAdvisor and I highly recommend taking a 3D2N (even more days!) trip with him. He's passionate about conservation in the Kinabatangan area and he really knows his fauna! Same goes to his friend who took us on the short trek to the... More 

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