If you want to experience the jungle in style, look no further than the Borneo Rainforest Lodge. The award-winning Borneo Rainforest Lodge is tucked deep within the conservation area and is tastefully designed to blend into its surroundings, catering to tourists with an interest in wildlife and nature. With an outstanding tourism model that is in line with the concept of conservation of its delicate environment, the lodge caters to a limited number of guests per night. The lodge provides excellent service, food, and accommodation for its guests.
Borneo Rainforest Lodge is the epitome of jungle indulgence. With tastefully designed rooms and common areas, personalized service, sumptuous food, and well-trained guides – you cannot go wrong at this environmental-friendly boutique jungle lodge. Choose between a standard or river chalet, with the river chalet offering a soaking tub on its balcony overlooking the Danum River. You can opt to do as much or as little as you want during your time there – explore the excellent canopy walk, hike the coffin trail to see Orang Sungai burial coffins, or simply lounge on your balcony and take in the lushness of the jungle. A Borneo Rainforest Lodge experience comes with a premium price, and with only room for seventy guests, it gets booked up very early during the busy months of April, July and August. It is recommended for visitors of all ages who want to add a touch of luxury to their rainforest experience, and is guaranteed to be one of the highlights of your stay in Borneo.
Standard Chalet (jungle view), Deluxe Chalet (jungle view) & Deluxe Chalet (river view), Premium Deluxe (river view), Single-Storey Premium Villa & Double-Storey Premium Villa. Note that all of the rooms are equipped with fans only (no air-conditioning policy). Temperatures in the rainforest cools down quite a bit during the evenings.
Peak period bookings will incur Peak Season charges : 1 Mar – 30 Apr, 15 Jul – 15 Oct.
Buffet style; variety of selection. Vegetarians and special diets catered for.
Restaurant (set time for meals, all day for snacks order), bar (all day), Wi-Fi in main area (ebbs and flows), shop (minimal supplies), laundry, electricity 24 hours.
Excellent and knowledgeable in-house nature guides in small groups (1:8 maximum, but usually no more than 1:6). Private guide and activities available upon requests at additional charges.
Depart Borneo Rainforest Lodge Lahad Datu office at 9.30 AM and transfer to BRL by road for 2 hours. Enjoy the changing landscapes of the regenerating forests to virgin rainforests of millions years old. Check into the lodge upon arrival and settle in. Meet your guide and enjoy lunch. After a short rest, your guide will give you an introduction to the Borneo rainforest and the trails surrounding the lodge. After dinner, go on a guided night safari to spot nocturnal creatures.
Lunch / Dinner
Wake up to the calls of Borneo Gibbons and start your day with a guided trek to the viewpoint and burial site – Coffin Cliff. Take a short break by the natural pool for a refreshing dip before returning for lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon, go on optional activities such as guided jungle trekking, or weather permitting, water tubing session down the Danum River. Guided night walk on the nature trail after dinner.
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Early wake up for a morning walk before breakfast. If you are feeling active, trek to Fairy Falls & Serpent Falls before returning to lodge for lunch. After lunch, spend the rest of the day at leisure or go on a guided hike along the Segama River.
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Optional early morning walk and return to the lodge for lunch before checking out at 1.30 PM for the 2 hour transfer to Lahad Datu town for onward journey.
Breakfast / Lunch
Accommodation, fullboard meals, entrance fees, return transfers from Borneo Rainforest Lodge Lahad Datu office, guide.
Travel to Lahad Datu, sodas and alcoholic beverages, tipping and gratuities to guide.
Head lamp, mosquito repellent, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, binocular, dry bag, swimwear, walking shoes, money (no ATM), comfortable trekking pack, water bottle, toiletries, basic first aid kit.
Daily based on a minimum booking of 2pax per departure. Solo traveler will incur single supplement charges. As a low-impact lodge with only 30 rooms, Borneo Rainforest Lodge gets booked up in advance so early reservations is needed especially in the peak months of March – April, July-October & December.