Danum Valley Conservation Area


Located deep in an untouched tropical forest, the Danum Valley Conservation Area is a thriving paradise of diverse tropical vegetation and wildlife. The forest is a sanctuary to animals such as the Asian elephant, clouded leopard, orang utan, proboscis monkey and Sumatran rhino. All tours must be pre-arranged with tour agents. Danum Valley is situated about 70km west of Lahad Datu.

Must do:

  • Enjoy a nature walk in the virgin rainforest
  • Watch birds from the 170m-long canopy walkway
  • Trek to the seven tiered Sungai Purut waterfalls
  • visit an ancient Kadazandusun burial site
  • Go on a night drive in an open jeep to catch sight of nocturnal animals

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