River cruise has become an increasingly popular way of exploring and appreciating a fascinating aspect of the beauty of Sabah nature, especially the wildlife in the biodiversity-rich mangrove ecosystems.
If the idea of cruising along a meandering river and catching glimpses of Proboscis Monkeys, crocodiles, giant fruit bats, scores of fireflies and other creatures sounds exciting to you, then you should not miss the maiden Borneo Semporna Proboscis River Cruise, Only In SEMPORNA
The tour party will leave Semporna at 3.30pm for a 25-minute ride to the Borneo SEMPORNA Proboscis River Cruise Centre in Kampung Tunggulangan.
On arrival, a walk along a 150-meter wooden bridge will lead to the centre where visitors can watch and feed the long-tailed macaques with guavas and bread at 4pm.
There is a tower for bird watching and you can expect to sight horn bills, kingfishers and other species.
Enjoy a hi-tea of traditional Malay snacks and drinks while appreciating pristine rainforest ambience and fresh air in their restaurant. We also will be having reflexology sessions in the future.
The centre, which is equipped with wooden picnic tables and benches and eight washrooms.
By 5pm, the boat will leave the centre for the hour-long cruise along Sungai Buaya and Sungai Pegagau.
It is a great way to experience nature's sight and sound in the tranquil living environment of a diversity of riverine wildlife, especially Proboscis Monkeys, Long Tail Macaque, Pig Tail Macaque, Giant Fruit Bats, Crocodiles and birds.
Back to the centre, a delicious BBQ seafood buffet dinner will be served. It is also a place for you to spend your evening in the wetland.
By 7pm, enjoy the magical sight of fireflies lighting up and decorating the mangroves