Nipah Lodge

Address: Labuk Bay, Sandakan, Sabah, 90000, Malaysia | Lodge
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    Travel Blogs from Sandakan

    Early river safari.

    A travel blog entry by stevepaine on Nov 03, 2015

    5 photos

    ... early morning mist yielded, it was in truth a beautiful morning. As the boat gathered speed heading upstream there appeared a definite chill in the air, or maybe we were just becoming more acclimatised. It was only a short while before we spotted a Pied Hornbill high in a tree, calling in a muffled bull like sound. Macaque Monkeys groomed themselves and each other high in the tree canopies, their tails hanging down like long pieces of hairy rope. We spotted ...

    Out to sea for some turtle watching

    A travel blog entry by stevepaine on Nov 01, 2015

    5 photos

    ... returning to the sea to release a previous batch of hatchlings. About 30 little wriggling turtles held in what looked like a supermarket basket were released onto the sand to find their way in to the sea. We were told not too shine any torches and certainly flash photography was not allowed at anytime throughout the evening. The ranger shone his torch to resemble the moon and walked backwards into the sea to encourage the hatchlings to wriggle their way to the ...

    Awake again after a night of storms

    A travel blog entry by stevepaine on Oct 30, 2015

    2 comments, 3 photos

    ... a one on one between Orangutang and keeper and it was obvious they both become very attached. Once they are rehabilitated, they are released back into the jungle. Not all are a success and those remain at the centre to amuse visitors such as us. The highlight was the feeding of the adult Orangutang's. The trees become alive with these beautiful creatures as they come for their fruit and veggies. Of course, the real attraction is their amazing resemblance to humans, ...

    A proper tumble....

    A travel blog entry by beabuzz on Oct 06, 2015

    ... the orangutans and sun bears but it seemed a little more natural and free and open and less touristy but maybe that's because there were less tourists!? We met a sweet Australian family today at breakfast from Melbourne. The mother, Anya, is polish and Justin (her husband) is Australian - they met in England, got married there and have two sons. They moved back to Aus 9 years ago - they were really friendly and lovely and have said we must exchange contact details so we can meet up/get ...

    Tree planting & cooking lesson

    A travel blog entry by robntrish on Sep 23, 2015

    2 comments, 3 photos

    ... just ceiling fans. The big fella is a little crook today - high temp and aching a truck load of drugs and afternoon of rest in the air conditioning. Another boat ride to spot monkeys, hornbills & we saw a female Orangutan in the wild! What a sight!! She was high up in the tree starting to make her nest for the evening, solitary creatures. Each night we say it can't get better, but it seems to! Wish you were ...