Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Country: Malaysia

City/Area: Kinabatangan


This award-winning eco-lodge is a simple solar-powered hideaway, situated at the edge of the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, which contains the highest concentration of orang-utans and proboscis monkeys in Malaysia. Set in a remote spot amidst the tropical rainforest, you are transferred by boat from Sandakan to Sukau up the Kinabatangan River to the lodge. Offering an authentic environmental experience in secluded surroundings, it has accommodation for only 40 visitors and provides a unique experience in local hospitality, interpretation and conservation.


  • 2 Restaurants
  • Bar
  • Library
  • Gift shop
  • Open lounge area with ceiling fan
  • Covered veranda and enclosed hanging garden
  • Jetty complete with fishing and sunset decks
  • 4 Bird and wildlife viewing decks
  • 500 ft long covered boardwalk complete with 2 elephant "passes" to accommodate their regular migration through the back of the lodge

Guest rooms

  • 20 rooms
  • Twin-bedded
  • Ceiling fan
  • Mosquito netting
  • Dressing table
  • Private bathroom with solar-heated water