Tabin Wildlife Reserve

Tabin Wildlife Reserve is home to various endangered wildlife such as the Borneo Pygmy elephants, Tembadau and exotic birdlife. Covered in eury species lowland rainforest, Tabin nurtures a colossal number of tropical plants; some of which are rich in medicinal and therapeutic values. Wildlife photography aficionados and birdwatching enthusiasts will find their visit to Tabin a truly priceless experience!


The reserve only offers one accommodation option operated by Tabin Wildlife Resort. The lodges come complete with private balcony, air-conditioner, ceiling fan and hot water shower.

A unique feature of Tabin is its football field-sized mud volcano, a 20 minutes’ trek through the jungle. This mud volcano serves as a mineral salt lick hence attracting a range of wildlife to this area. An observation tower is available for visitors to spot for wildlife near the mud volcano.

Don’t forget to go for a dip at the cooling Lipad Waterfall and also try out the Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak made with natural blend of tropical herbs to help soothe sore muscles after your jungle treks.

Whether you’re a wild adventure seeker, an environmentalist earth mother, a photography lover, an animal activist, or simply just someone looking out for something fun; Tabin extends her arms in welcome. Here, you’ll get a taste of nature like nowhere else.

Product Contact

Tabin Wildlife Holidays Sdn Bhd,
Lot 11-1, 1st Floor, Block A, Damai Point,
Jalan Damai, 88300 Kota Kinabalu.

Article last reviewed: November 11, 2022

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