Enchanting Lost World of Borneo

MALIAU BASIN  coNSERVATION AREA

Magnificent landscapes, epitomized by the spectacular crater-like shape of the Basin, the Maliau Falls, the Maliau River, the Maliau Gorge and the north rim escarpment, make the Basin unique and give it incalculable conservation value

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Maliau Basin Conservation Area

Immersed yourself in a journey to the Lost World of Borneo. Maliau Basin offers you the adventure thrills in one of the remaining untouched tropical rainforest wilderness area in the world. Stay in resort-like research facilities and discover the outstanding beauty and diversity of the rainforest with various perspective from different altitude. Enjoy the panoramic view from the ridge of the basin looking over the untouched lowland ecology, and while trekking into the deep for the majestic cascading Maliau Falls, you may encounter with some new species without realization, of course, accompanied with our experienced nature guide!

Maliau Basin offers variety of packages to the nature lovers, ranging from day trip to a long holiday adventures.  

What to expect?

While trekking, you may distinguish different types of forests and the biodiversity inhabits in it as you get through the rainforest. In fact, you'll soon notice when the climate caught you cool and fresh as you move up as high as 1500m above the sea level.

Gear up and hike to the top of the basin ridge to capture the vista view of the pristine tropical rainforests while admiring the beauty that clothes the uninterrupted sequence of forest types, from lowland to montane.

All the struggle paid off when you finally reached the radiating streams that converge to form the beautiful Maliau River and indescribable moment on the sight of the magnificent seven-tiered Maliau Fal

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Maliau Basin GSTC Certified

GSTC Certified

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On 16 June, 2022, Maliau Basin Conservation Area has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirement of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council Hotel Criteria. 

Code: GSTC HAVR220103

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Our Services

 We'll help you plan your trip!

Activities

Jungle Trekking, Nature Walk, Swimming in the Wilderness, Camping, Cycling, Waterfalls, Retreat, Family Recreation, Birdwatching, Private Function, Eco-Challenge, Educational Environmental Programme etc.

Travel Management

Transfer available from Kota Kinabalu or Tawau town/airport to Maliau Basin Conservation Area.

Guide/Ranger

Our In-house guide/ranger will accompany you throughout your trip.

Location manager

A fantastic location for individuals who love nature! Driving time will be around 7 hours, with 2 hours spent off the road. Kindly contact our reservation team for logistic arrangements.

rainforest adventures

Maliau Basin Skybridge

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Day Visit

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Herd of Elephant at Maliau Basin

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Special Interest - Elephant Observation

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Giluk Falls 2

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Trekking Into The Lost World 

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Special Interest - Wildlife Observation

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Special Interest - Tembadau Observation

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Western tarsier 2 (Photo by Adiyy)

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Nocturnal Animal Observation

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maliau basin studies centre

Situated about 27km from the SHELL Maliau Gate, at the southeast edge of the Basin, Maliau Basin Studies Centre functioned as the center for research, conservation, education and ecotourism purposes. It was build in 1999 where it is a 4 years project initiated between Yayasan Sabah and DANIDA (Danida International Development Assistance).


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Our main office located at 12 Floor, Tun Mustapha Tower, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
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Maliau Basin is a Conservation Area under the management of Conservation & Environmental Management Division of Yayasan Sabah.
Transfer from Kota Kinabalu to MBCA can be arranged for you.

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