Visit & Participate

The Field Centre

    Established in 2007, Danau Girang Field Centre is situated in Lot 6 of the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary in Sabah, Malaysia and offers facilities for field courses and welcomes volunteers, professional training year students, interns, and researchers.

    The Centre has a Hostel, primarily for hosting field courses, which can sleep up to 31, including instructors, and the Studio building, which can accommodate a maximum of 16 for longer stay volunteers, interns and researchers.

    Trail map at the Danau Girang Field Centre

    Field Courses

    To date, Danau Girang Field Centre has welcomed over 20 global institutions, many of whom remain regular annual visitors. Undertaking various field activities, predominantly designed by the home institution, with many incorporating the project work to contribute to the student’s degree programme, all activities are supported by the centre’s resident research staff and field assistants. Field courses normally run for 7-14 days.

    Universities or other academic institutions who are interested in designing a bespoke field course can contact us.

    Volunteers & Interns

    Volunteers and interns normally stay at the centre for more than two months, assisting researchers in undertaking a variety of projects and helping to support the day-to-day operational needs.

    Professional Placements

    Danau Girang Field Centre provides professional training opportunities for students undertaking a placement year as part of their undergraduate studies in biology, zoology, ecology or other related subjects.