• Danum Valley Field Centre

The Danum Valley Field Center serves as a base for both researchers and scientists to study the various flora and fauna that call Danum Valley home. Established in 1986, it is one of the leading research and field centre in Southeast Asia, equipped fully with laboratories, living quarters dorms, and a cafeteria, among others to cater to scientists . As the field centre is designed for research purposes in mind, there are limited tourists as facilities provided are at the most basic. But over the years, they have extended out to keen naturalists and free, independent travellers wanting to be involved with the studies conducted there as well.

Electricity is only available from 6am to 11pm.

Location / How To Get Here

DVFC is located inside the Danum Valley Conservation Centre and it is about 2 1/2 hours' drive away from Lahad Datu town.

Road conditions are in relatively good condition, with both paved road and gravel road throughout the journey, which are frequented by heavy vehicles such as logging trucks.

Highlights

One of the highlights of DVFC is the nature trails, where one can marvel at the beauty and the serenity of the rainforest. It also serves as the introduction for guests to get familiarise themselves with the area. During the trekking session, you will have the chance to visit the Tembaling Waterfall or the ancient Kadazandusun burial ground.

Besides that, you could also go on their sunrise tour, sunset tour, and night safari, which gives you the chance to further experience and appreciate the rainforest and its inhabitants at a different time of the day.

Background / History

DVFC is originally a research centre for the scientific community to study the local ecosystem. However, the place are also able to accomodate tourists and nature enthusiasts that wish to experience the Danum Valley and its rich biodiversity.

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  • 3D2N Danum Valley Field Centre

    Price From : RM1,840.00
    Tour Code : ABLD-DVFC01
    Tour Name : 3D2N Danum Valley Field Centre - Nature Lover Experience (Budget)
    Region : Danum Valley
    Duration : 3 Days 2 Nights
    Minimum : 2 Pax
    Nature Lover Experience (Budget) About Danum Valley Field Centre OVERVIEW Step into the rainforest jungle of Danum Valley Field Centre, for the ultimate Borneo Experience! If you are a keen...
  • 4D3N Danum Valley Field Centre

    Price From : RM2,780.00
    Tour Code : ABLD-DVFC02
    Tour Name : 4D3N Danum Valley Field Centre - Nature Lover Experience (Budget)
    Region : Danum Valley
    Duration : 4 Days 3 Nights
    Minimum : 2 Pax
    Nature Lover Experience (Budget) About Danum Valley Field Centre OVERVIEW Step into the rainforest jungle of Danum Valley Field Centre, for the ultimate Borneo Experience! If you are a keen...
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