Weston Town, which was named after Mr. A.J. West, a British North Borneo railway engineer, it was also the end station of the North Borneo Railway. The town has a row of shops, British made jetty point and Chinese Primary school which had remarkable 100-years of history that made with wooden wood. Weston is located southwestof Kota Kinabalu, capital of Sabah and could be reached within 2 hours car ride!
Weston is treasured with a wide variety of wildlife, such as Borneo Proboscis Monkeys, Silver Leaf Monkeys, Long-Tail Macaque, birds, snakes, and many more. It also has a variety of aquamarines, such as the mudskipper fish, otters, crocodiles and Weston Big River Shrimp.
Borneo Proboscis Monkey in Weston is densely populated yet is protected animal; tourists can watch closely the monkeys sitting on top of the Mangrove Trees while on the river cruise boat. Along the riverside, tourists could view the local fishermen “River Man” lifestyle, and could buy the Weston Big River Prawn that caught freshly in Weston Jaafar River Lodge. The meats of river prawns are very fresh and delicious! Before dinner, tourists will enjoy watching the spectacular view of the “Reddish Fire Sunset”. For “Adrenaline Tourists”, they can walk in the middle of the river and taking remarkable sunset photo, which is astonishing (subjective to weather). After the sunset, hundreds of the Egrets will fly all the way to a Mangrove Tree, which is an astonishing view! After dinner, tourists whom are photogenic could take the fireflies photo at the only special spot in the restaurant! After that, tourists could enjoy the night river cruise with thousands of fireflies flashing along Mangrove Trees of Weston. There is a unique show that the river guides will perform “Whispering with Fireflies” which will give all the tourists the unforgettable memories which was like in the scene of the movie “Avatar”.
EVENING TOUR (4.00PM – 8.00PM)
01.30pm – Ready to depart from KK.
04.00pm – Arrival at Weston jetty pick up by boat to river lodge
04.15pm – High tea at river lodge
04.45pm – River Safari enjoy viewing Proboscis Monkey, Fisherman Village, Flying Flock of Egrets & Reddish-Fire Sunset View. “Adrenaline Tourists” can enjoy walking in the middle of river while taking remarkable sunset photo(subjective to weather)
06.30pm – Buffet Dinner with Fireflies in river lodge
07.30pm – Fireflies Night River Cruise with a spectacle show “Whispering with Fireflies”
08.00pm – End tour
10.30pm – Arrive at KK (back from the tour)
Weston Kampung Jetty and we do provide transportation from Kota Kinabalu City or Outskirt Hotel to bring guests to our lodge.