Sukau Rainforest Lodge
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Sukau Rainforest Lodge


A low impact eco river & wildlife viewing lodge offering river cruises in Sukau with locally handcrafted wooden boats using “silent” electric motors for close up wildlife viewing. View a host of wildlife by day and night before relaxing back on the lodge veranda to watch the river float by.

Tour Name: Sukai Wildlife Safari
Duration: 2 Days/1 Night
Price : USD $413

Tour Name: Kinabatangan Wildlife Safari
Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights
Price: USD $570


Melapi restaurant serves food on a wooden terrace/jetty built over the river, and you are well fed (for non-vegetarians) throughout your stay.


First of all, remember that you are there for the rainforest and wildlife viewing experience. Facilities are basic but more than adequate and include an open lounge area with ceiling fan, restaurant serving soft drinks, beer and wine, open deck, library, gift shop, covered varendah, enclosed hanging garden and solar water heaters.

All twenty rooms are twin bedded with ceiling fan, mosquito netting, dressing table, attached bathroom and toilet with hot water, shampoo/soap dispenser with wall to wall ceramic tiles. The lodge offers a money-back guarantee if you are not satisfied upon your arrival.

Simply inform staff immediately and they will return you to the port of embarkation at the earliest possible scheduled transfer and refund the cost of your Sukau tour.


River cruise, jungle walk, night cruise, boardwalk, birdwatching, abseiling, fishing, slide show, local home visitation, wilderness camping, cultural presentation.


Built on stilts in traditional "Longhouse" style, this lodge will not be subjected to annual flooding. SRL also has a reference library and boasts a satellite phone and internet connection for those who need to stay in touch.

A 1500ft Hornbill Boardwalk at the back of the lodge is the longest covered boardwalk in Borneo. It includes two elephant passes and is built along the elephant migration route. Facilities for guests with disabilities and a conference hall 'Gomantong Hall' are the new features here.

Your tour to Sukau traverses from Sandakan up the Kinabatangan River by speedboat which affords the visitor the best opportunity to view wildlife including wild orang-utan, proboscis monkey, crocodiles, hornbills and occasionally the rare Borneo Pygmy elephants on their migration along the river bank.

Romantic candle light dinner at Melapi Restaurant overlooking the river under the Borneo sky, one of the best views in Borneo.

Customer Reviews

"Great Opportunity to show our 6 years old city girl the importance of conservation - we had many talks of how the rainforest is connected to our lives in the city. Friendly and helpful staff made it easy for our 2 year old enjoy too!  Thanks for having us!". Mr Lester Olsson & Family, Singapor

"The tours are well organized for us. Well situated. The lodge was clean. The staff friendly. Found Brett easy to talk to and very welcoming. Would recommend the tour to other people as we very much enjoyed ourselves". Mrs Merilyn Goddard, New Zealand