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3D2N Deramakot Wildlife Adventure Tour

Deramakot Wildlife Adventure Tour is perfect for a 3D2N getaway in Sabah Borneo. It is the first natural tropical rainforest in Sabah Borneo that is rich in wildlife. Discover the wonders of the forest during your stay. You will have the chances to spot 75% of mammals found in Sabah within this beautiful forest reserve. Deramakot can only be accessible by four-wheel-drive (4WD) vehicles and has chalet park-style accommodation.

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This tour is for you to get the chance to get closer not only to the nature but also to see many species of animals in Borneo. Deramakot Forest Reserve is one of Sabah’s best wildlife watching destinations and still off the busy tourist trail which gets you up closer to the wildlife. You will get the chance to see the Clouded Leopard, wild Orang Utan, Pygmy Elephants, Banteng (Tembadau), Sun Bear and many more. Deramakot is an excellent wildlife and bird watching site, where you may can spot birds of Borneo such as the Rhinoceros hornbill, Helmeted Hornbill, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Black & Crimson Pitta and many more. This tour also provides a great night safari on 4WD to maximize your chance of spotting wildlife.

This tour includes a chalet park-style accommodation for your stay in the Deramakot Forest Reserve for the extra wildlife adventure.

Please bring along sun block lotion, personal toiletries, torch light, insect repellent, drinking water bottle, walking shoes, binoculars, camera, hat & raincoat.

Day 1: Kota Kinabalu – Telupid Town – Deramakot Forest Reserve

Pick up from Sabah Kota Kinabalu hotel, proceed to Telupid. Journey approximately 4-5 hours. Lunch will be in Telupid town.

2pm : Continue driving on the dirt road into the Deramakot Forest Reserve approximately 2. 5 hours drive on the 4WD.

Upon arrival, check in Deramakot Chalet and free own leisure.


After dinner, proceed to night safari by driving 4WD, in search of nocturnal wildlife.

Back to chalet.

Day 2:

Wake up early for a morning walk or continue on 4WD to witness sunrise and searching for more wildlife and bird watching. Can took about 2- 5 hours for wildlife watching upon request.

Return to Chalet for breakfast

Free own leisure around chalet.

Optional activities : Self-walking around the chalet, or you can hike a trail around the main complex area.


Optional activity : Afternoon river cruise (Subject to available)

Back to the chalet and dinner.

After dinner, proceed to night safari by driving 4WD, in search of nocturnal wildlife in Sabah.

Back to chalet.

Day 3:  Deramakot Forest Reserve – Telupid Town – Kota Kinabalu

Wake up early for a morning walk.

Return to the chalet for breakfast

9am : Check out.

Drive back to Telupid town. Approximately 2.5 hours journey to Telupid town.

Lunch in Telupid Town.

Proceed drive back to Kota Kinabalu.

End of Tour.