The Best Safaris in Malaysia

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Are you planning a safari, but don't know where to start? Embark on an unforgettable safari adventure with one of these top tours. With our comprehensive analysis of a wide array of safari tours from highly-rated companies based on price, guest ratings, service, destinations, and activities, we've found the best safaris in Malaysia that deliver the ultimate wilderness and wildlife experiences. Get ready to witness nature's wonders up close and create memories that will last a lifetime. Find your perfect safari from the list below for your next trip to Malaysia.


The Top 3:

  • 15 Days, $5998.00

  • 11 Days, $2549.00

  • 8 Days, $1649.00

What are safaris like in Malaysia?

Malaysia

Here are the important factors:

  • 4 trip options analyzed
  • $222 average price per day (USD)
  • 8 to 15 days in length
  • 4.63 of 5 average rating
  • 14 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of safaris in Malaysia, as there is something for everyone. It's no wonder that visitors can't get enough of these tours, boasting an impressive average guest rating of 4.63 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 14 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 12 days, with tours ranging from 8 to 15 days long. With our thorough analysis of 4 safaris, we've found the best. So rest assured that Malaysia has something to captivate every kind of traveler.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 4 Best Safaris in Malaysia
by Exodus Adventure Travels



15 Days Kuching to Sandakan 8 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

This 15-day safari trip is ideal for guests from 16 and up. And priced at only $367 per day, it's a great value, too. You'll love the emphasis on wildlife and safaris, too. Experience a trip that takes you to 8 remarkable destinations, including Miri, Kota Kinabalu, Mount Kinabalu National Park, and Sandakan. Begin your trip in Kuching and complete it with a memorable finale in Sandakan. It's offered by Exodus Adventure Travels, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Wildlife
  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Safari
$5,498
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 25% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for safaris.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



11 Days Start/End in Kota Kinabalu 6 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $174 per day, this terrific 11-day safari trip is ideal for guests from 12 to 90 years old. Explore 6 incredible locations on this trip, including Pulau Libaran, Kundasang, Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, and Sandakan. Kota Kinabalu kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. Organized by the reputable G Adventures, this is one of the best tours on this list. Act fast to take advantage of the current sale.

  • Wildlife
  • Safari
$2,549 $1,912
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for safaris.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



8 Days Start/End in Kota Kinabalu 5 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible trip that has received a 4.8 out of 5 rating from previous guests. And since the priority is on wildlife and safaris, this tour is a great choice. With a duration of 8 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 15 people, and is good for guests from 12 to 90 years old. Discover a journey that spans 5 destinations, with notable stops in Kundasang, Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, and Sandakan. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Kota Kinabalu. This fantastic option, organized by G Adventures, presents an unbeatable value at just $165 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Safari
$1,319
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for safaris.
by Exodus Adventure Travels



12 Days Start/End in Kota Kinabalu 6 Destinations 9 People at Most Ages 9 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 12 days, this safari adventure has a maximum size of 9 individuals. Welcoming guests from 9 and up, it is organized by Exodus Adventure Travels, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. This trip takes you on an adventure to 6 destinations, including Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, Sandakan, Manukan Island, and Mount Kinabalu National Park. Kota Kinabalu will be both the start and end of your journey. Rest assured, this trip is all about wildlife, family-friendly activities, and safaris, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. Available at an unbeatable price of only $183 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Wildlife
  • Family
  • Safari
$2,200
TourRadar

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Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Kota Kinabalu, The Best 10-Day Tours from Kota Kinabalu, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Kuala Lumpur for more package tour options.

How much do safaris in Malaysia cost?

Average Daily Price Safaris
$222

Travelers to Malaysia will have a large number of terrific options for safaris at a variety of great prices. The price of safaris here can vary by type, destinations, length, and travel style. Based on thorough data from 4 safaris, their average daily price is a very reasonable $222 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Malaysia.

And for more information on Malaysia, see Malaysia Travel Costs and Malaysia Hotel Costs.


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