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Nature Reserve Activities

Discovery Centre

Guests will be able to choose from a variety of new and enhanced experiences in the Nature Reserve from the creation of a Discovery Centre, which will educate guests about the indigenous wildlife and plants through interactive exhibits. Constructed with environmentally sustainable materials and designed to capture the essence of the rainforest the Discovery Centre will sit at the heart of Rasa Ria Reserve and will be the gateway to the reserve’s unique trail system that covers five miles of walks through the tropical jungle.


Breakfast with View at Ria Lookout

Daily

   
Time : 5:30am
Duration : 2 Hours
Meeting Point : Discovery Centre
Age Limit : 5 years old and above
Fees : RM138.00 per person (Standard)
    RM498.00 per couple with sparkling wine (Premium)
    RM68.00 nett per children
Suggested attire : Trousers, long sleeves and good walking shoes.

Charges for children 5 years to 12 years

Maximum 8 pax per session


  • Amazing view of UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mt. Kinabalu from the observation deck, located at the highest point – 90 metres.
  • Enjoy a light packed breakfast with fruit juice, coffee and tea.
  • Suggested attire: T-shirt, trousers, suitable walking shoes and a hat.


Bird Watching at Canopy

Every Monday and Wednesday

   
Time : 6:30am
Duration : 2 Hours
Meeting Point : Discovery Centre
Conservation Fees : RM50.00 per person
Personalised Tour : RM75.00 per adult.
Age Limit : 5 years old and above

Maximum 8 pax per session
*No charge for children below 13 years old.

Booking is on first come, first served basis


  • Bird watching within 64 acres of coastal vegetation.
  • Habitat for over 60 species of birds.
  • Suggested attire: t-shirt, trousers and suitable walking shoes
  • Please bring your own binocular due to limited number of binoculars for loan.
  • A bird watching checklist.


Bird Watching at Golf Course

Every Friday & Sunday

   
Time : 6:30am
Duration : 2 Hours
Meeting Point : Discovery Centre
Conservation Fees : RM50.00 per person
Personalised Tour : RM75.00 per adult.
Age Limit : 5 years old and above

Maximum 8 pax per session

Booking is on first come, first served basis


  • Bird watching at Hole 14 of Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club.
  • Habitat for over 60 species of birds.
  • Suggested attire: t-Shirt, trousers & suitable walking shoes.
  • Please bring your own binocular as we have limited number of binoculars for loan.
  • A bird watching checklist.


Night Walk (Without Night Vision Goggles)

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

   
Time : 7:00pm
Duration : 1 Hour
Meeting Point : Discovery Centre
Conservation Fees : RM30.00 per person (13 years and above)
RM12.00 per children (5 years to 12 years)
Personalised Tour : RM75.00 per adult.
Age Limit : 5 years old and above

Maximum 8 pax per session

Booking is on first come, first served basis


  • A chance to encounter rare species of Borneo’s nocturnal wildlife such as bearcat, sambar deer, barking deer, mouse deer, civet cat, slow loris, common porcupine, stick insects, reptiles and many more.
  • Suggested attire: long trousers, long sleeves and suitable walking shoes.
  • Small torch (limited) available for loan.


Night Walk (With Night Vision Goggles)

Monday & Friday (Golf Course)
Wednesday & Sunday (Discovery Centre)

   
Time : 7:30pm to 9.30pm
Duration : 2 Hours
Meeting Point : Discovery Centre
Conservation Fees : RM50.00 per adult(13 years and above)
  : RM25.00 per children (5 years to 12 years)
Personalised Tour : RM75.00 per adult.
Age Limit : 5 years old and above

Maximum 8 pax per session

Booking is on first come, first served basis


  • Guided walk by an experienced Forest Ranger.
  • A chance to encounter rare species of Borneo’s nocturnal wildlife like bearcat, sambar deer, barking deer, mouse deer, civet cat, slow loris, common porcupine, insects, reptiles and many more.
  • Suggested attire: long trousers, long sleeves and good walking shoes.


Ranger Experience

Daily

   
Time : 9:30am and 1:30pm
Meeting Point : Discovery Centre
Conservation Fees : RM90.00 per child
Age limit : 4 to 12 years old only

Maximum 10 children per session

To register at the Discovery Centre during office hours

Booking is on first come, first served basis


  • This activity is open to children who would like to contribute and assist our rangers in their daily work such as food preparation for the animals, learning basic jungle survival skills and do an inventory on domesticated animals.
  • Children must be free from any illness that can be potentially transmitted to the animals or the rangers.


Wildlife Wednesday

Every Wednesday

   
Time : 5:00pm
Meeting Point : Discovery Centre

Canopy Walkway

Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

   
Time : 11:00am
Duration : 1 Hour
   
Time : 3:00pm
Duration : 1 Hour
Meeting Point : Discovery Centre
Conservation Fees : RM50.00 per adult
  : RM10.00 per children (5 years to 12 years)
Personalised Tour : RM75.00 per adult.
Age Limit : 5 years old and above

Maximum 8 pax per session

Booking is on first come, first served basis


  • Trek through the rainforest and witness life from the treetops as you walk along the 10m high canopy walkway where you can catch a glimpse of the South China Sea. A chance to see birds & butterflies below or a group of long tailed macaques swinging from tree to tree.
  • Learning basic jungle survival skills.
  • Appropriate jungle attire with suitable walking shoes, hat and insect repellent.


Entomology Program

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

   
Time : 2:00pm
Duration : 2 Hours
Meeting Point : Discovery Centre
Conservation Fees : RM65.00 per adult
RM35.00 per children (5 years to 12 years)
Age Limit : 5 years old and above

Maximum 8 pax per session

Booking is on first come, first served basis


  • A guided walk through Rasa Ria Reserve’s Entomology, Canopy, Native, Herbal and Wildlife trails and learn how to collect insect specimens.
  • A chance to encounter rare species of Borneo’s insects like rhinoceros beetle, cicadas, stick insects, moths, dung beetles, stag beetles and many more.
  • Suggested attire: long trousers, long sleeves and suitable walking shoes.


Nocturnal Bugs & Beetle Viewing

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

   
Time : 7:00pm
Duration : 2 Hours
Meeting Point : Discovery Centre
Conservation Fees : RM65.00 per adult
RM35.00 per children (5 years to 12 years)
Age Limit : 5 years old and above

Maximum 8 pax per session

Booking is on first come, first served basis


  • A guided walk through Rasa Ria Reserve’s Entomology, Canopy, Native, Herbal and Wildlife trails and learn how to collect insect specimens.
  • A chance to encounter rare species of Borneo’s insects like rhinoceros beetle, cicadas, stick insects, moths, dung beetles, stag beetles and many more.
  • Suggested attire: long trousers, long sleeves and suitable walking shoes.