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Danum Valley Conservation Area

Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia

1 Day Treks
Forests
Wildlife Sanctuaries

About Danum Valley Conservation Area

A 438 square kilometers tract of relatively undisturbed lowland dipterocarp forest. It has an extensive diversity of tropical flora and fauna, including the rare East Sumatran rhinoceros, Bornean orangutans, gibbons, mousedeer, clouded leopards and over 270 bird species.



Attractions near Danum Valley Conservation Area

Gomantong Caves76.1km from Danum Valley Conservation Area

The caves have been renowned for their valuable edible swiftlet nests, which are harvested for bird's nest soup. The caves and the surrounding area are a protected area for wildlife, especially orangutans.

Sebatik Island91.1km from Danum Valley Conservation Area

Sebatik Island is an island off the eastern coast of Borneo, partly within Indonesia and partly within Malaysia. It is one of the 92 officially listed outlying islands of Indonesia.  It is one of the beautiful islands which was located in the heart of the North Kalimantan.

Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sandakan, Sabah.104.39km from Danum Valley Conservation Area

Opened in 1964 as the first official orangutan rehabilitation project for rescued orphaned baby orangutans from logging sites, plantations, illegal hunting or kept as pets. The orphaned orangutans are trained to survive again in the wild and are released as soon as they are ready.

Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC)104.45km from Danum Valley Conservation Area

Research center for improving animal welfare and rehabilitation of the Malayan sun bear. It also aims to raise public awareness about the plight of the sun bears and to raise conservation awareness about this species.

Puu Jih Syh Temple106.48km from Danum Valley Conservation Area

Puu Jih Shih Temple is a Buddhist temple located at the hilltop of Tanah Merah at Sandakan Bay in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia. It is the biggest Buddhist temple in Sandakan

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary107.89km from Danum Valley Conservation Area

Located at the center of the mangrove forest, the sanctuary offers spots to observe Proboscis monkeys.

Where is Danum Valley Conservation Area

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Sabah has abundant natural resources, and its economy is strongly export oriented. Its primary exports include oil, gas, timber and palm oil. Sabah shares maritime borders with Vietnam to the west and the Philippines to the north and east.