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Balung River Eco Resort

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Mile 33, Apas Balung, Locked Bag No. 30, 91009 Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia.
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Balung River Eco Resort

Balung River Eco Resort Overview

Balung Eco Resort is the first eco resort of its kind to offer visitors a total and supremely comfortable experience in a serene plantation environment.

Winner of the Sabah Tourism “Best Nature Attraction” award in 2003, Balung Eco Resort offers guests a unique experience. Set within a plantation featuring a remarkably diverse range of crops, and adjacent to the pristine rainforest of Tawau Hills Park, the resort is a perfect retreat.

The range of comprehensive activities and quality accommodation, backed up by first-rate dining, makes Balung Eco Resort ideal for team building, seminars, groups outings or family leisure. The resort is conveniently located 30 minutes from Tawau airport, and 40 minutes from the bustling town of Tawau.

The clear Balung River, which flows over a smooth stones, has been partially diverted to form a swimming pool, while there is also a recreational lake.

The range of activities available, apart from swimming, includes fishing, badminton, jungle trekking, bird watching, indoor games, camping in tranquil surroundings, enjoying a campfire, karaoke and picnicking beside the refreshing river.

In addition, there is an opportunity to learn more about plantation life through a fascinating guided tour of 32 species of plantation crops, everything from cocoa to coffee, spices to medicinal plants, not forgetting luscious tropical fruits.

Balung River Eco Resort Location & Nearby Attraction

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How to Get There
The resort is conveniently located 30 minutes from Tawau Airport, and 40 minutes from the bustling town of Tawau.

Near by Attraction

  • Bukit Gemok
  • Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World)
  • Shan-Shui Golf & Country Club
  • Tawau Hills Park
  • Tawau Tanjung Market
  • Teck Guan Cocoa Museum

Balung River Eco Resort Room & Accommodations

Room - Balung River Eco Resort
Room - Balung River Eco Resort
Room - Balung River Eco Resort
Room - Balung River Eco Resort

Set admist the Balung River Estate’s 3,500 acres with the pristine tropical rainforest of Tawau Hills Park as the backdrop, Balung River Eco Resort is a perfect getaway for holidaymakers.

Tastefully furnished and air-conditioned, the rooms are comfortable and clean, ensuring you have a pleasant stay.

Room Types

  • Superior/Deluxe - Single
  • Superior/Deluxe - Twin

Room Amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Lamp
  • TV
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels
  • Coffee/Tea Making Facilities

Balung River Eco Resort Facilities & Services

Surau - Balung River Eco Resort
Swimming Pool - Balung River Eco Resort
Swimming Pool
Hanging Bridge - Balung River Eco Resort
Hanging Bridge
River - Balung River Eco Resort

Visitors can indulge themselves with a myriad of activities during their stay. Learn more about agriculture and the methods involved in processing the various crops found here. Join the interesting guided tours and briefings on the numerous plantation crops such as oil palm, cocoa, pepper and coffee to name a few.

Opt to take a dip in the swimming pool or in the Balung River itself. Freshwater fishing is also a popular leisure activity at the man-made pond. Other activities include a round at the putting green, mountain biking, bird watching or simply hiking along the many trails found here.

Whether you wish to relax or explore the fascinating world of agriculture, Balung River Eco Resort promises an unforgettable experience.

Activities For Visitors

  • Fishing Activities
  • Obstacle Courses
  • Team Building
  • Swimming Pool Usage
  • Natural River with Man Made Spa
  • Plantation Tour
  • Jungle Trekking
  • Camping Site
  • Picnic Ground

Facilities & Amenities

  • Coffee House
  • Karaoke
  • Cater for Private Luncheon and Dinner
  • Seminar Room (for up to 500 persons with complete sound system)
  • Recreation Lake (for fishing or organizing fishing competition)
  • Telematch
  • Swimming Pool
  • Natural River Flow (with man made river stone spa)
  • Surau
  • Souvenir Shop

Balung River Eco Resort Dining & Entertaintments

Coffee House - Balung River Eco Resort
Coffee House
Coffee House - Balung River Eco Resort
Coffee House
The Coffee House serves a delectable range of local and western cuisines. Pamper your taste buds with variety of servings right from breakfast to dinner.

Balung River Eco Resort Banquet & Conference

Meeting Room - Balung River Eco Resort

Balung River Eco Resort is a perfect getaway for holidaymakers and an increasingly popular venue for group meetings or corporate outings.

Conference Facilities

  • LCD Projector
  • Laptop
  • Over Head Projector
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Maple Microphone
  • Cassette Player
Important Notes of Balung River Eco Resort:
  • Check - In Time : 14.00 p.m
  • Check - Out Time : 12.00 p.m
  • The images shown are for guidance purposes only. You may stay in a room which is different from the examples shown.
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