Lahad Datu is a bustling timber town in the east of Sabah and is for those who love to head outside the tourist trail. Many people stay in Lahad Datu while exploring the Danum Valley, an important conservation area 80 kilometres from the centre of town. This eco-friendly nature park provides research, conservation and rainforest education. While you're here, ... More>see endangered animals like elephants, gibbons and tortoises- just watch out for the leeches!
You can catch the bus to Lahad Datu from Sandakan or if you're travelling from the Domestic airport, a Lahad Datu hotel is nice and close. Cheap Lahad Datu accommodation can be found in the main street of town and if you're famished, find Filipino food from the hawker stalls in town. There's also Malay, Indian and Chinese food available if you're willing to look around.
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