Garama Wetlands and Fireflies

Explore the rich natural landscapes of Sabah on this adventurous half-day tour, ideal for nature enthusiasts. Make a pit stop at Garama River Lodge and enjoy serene views of the nearby mangroves before weaving your way through Sabah's lush countryside. Venture downstream in search of wildlife, including the rare Proboscis monkey and silver-haired langur, before enjoying a tasty dinner on the river. Relax and enjoy the sight of fireflies congregating in nearby mangroves before heading home.

Destinations included:
Sabah

We pride ourselves in creating personalised travel experiences that suit all your preferences and needs.

With this tour you can:

  • Choose your own departure date
  • Select the comfort level of accommodation
  • Adjust activities to cater to special interests
  • Modify any aspect of the tour as needed
JOURNEY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Discovering a different side of Sabah's incredible biodiversity with an amazing wetlands tour
  • Weaving through lush countryside and passing through secluded beaches
  • Spotting rare wildlife such as proboscis monkeys and silver-haired langurs
  • Enjoying a sumptuous feast of local food by the riverbank
  • Watching an incredible show of natural wonder as fireflies congregate in the mangrove forest
TOUR INCLUSIONS
  • Tours as mentioned and air-conditioned transfers
  • Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • Expert English-speaking local guide
  • Boat cruises and rides while on tour
  • Service charges and government VAT tax
TOUR MAP
ITINERARY BY DAY

Discover the natural wonders of Sabah on this adventurous half-day tour, ideal for wildlife enthusiasts. At around 1pm, embark on a 2-hour overland journey to Beaufort, located on the Southern tip of Sabah. Make a pit stop at Garama River Lodge and enjoy serene views of the nearby mangroves and surrounding countryside.

From there, weave your way through Sabah's lush countryside and pass through secluded beaches, paddy fields and mangrove forests before arriving at our destination. Enjoy an afternoon tea of light refreshments and cakes while learning the history of the area from your local guide.

At around 4pm, begin a cruise downstream in search of wildlife, including the rare Proboscis monkey, local macaques, the rare silver-haired langur, or the Crested Serpent Eagle.

In the evening, enjoy a tasty dinner served down by the riverbank. Afterwards, catch a glimpse of fireflies congregating in nearby mangroves, transforming them into beautifully lit Christmas trees. Return to Kota Kinabalu.

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