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Sabah Adventure Overview
- 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
Explore Borneo's tropical playground - the Sabah region
Explore a mystical land of incredible natural beauty and rare wildlife on this Sabah Adventure tour. With its collection of exotic animals, ancient traditions, hot springs, tribal villages, loveable orangutans and incredible views, Sabah has something for everyone. Experience the very best of this part of Borneo - climbing Mt Kinabalu, watching elusive sea turtles lay their eggs upon Turtle Beach and sharing laughs with local village hosts - every minute of this incredible adventure will stay with you for life.
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An intriguing city between the Borneo jungle and the South China Sea, Kota Kinabalu has a charm that can only be found in a frontier town.
The Dusun people are wonderfully warm and friendly - experience their traditional way of life at a picturesque village nestled in the shadow of Mt Kinabalu.
Featuring beautiful nature trails and diverse flora and fauna, Kinabalu National Park encompasses the lowland tropical forest surrounding the imposing peak of Mt Kinabalu.
Warm sulphur water is piped into several open-air Japanese-style baths at Poring Hot Springs, which are said to have curative properties for the skin.
Located in a small village on the Kinabatangan River, our hosts are the local ecological organisation, MESCOT, whose aim is to provide villagers with environmental education.
The busy city of Sandakan has a strong Cantonese influence which is evident in the lively harbourside market, the many Chinese temples and the local cuisine.
Swim, snorkel or laze about on the idyllic Turtle Island, where green turtles come ashore to lay their eggs every night of the year.
Set in lush tropical rainforest, the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre was established to prepare domesticated or orphaned orangutans to return to the wild.
Sabah's historic capital, Kota Kinabalu has interesting museums to explore and the surrounding beaches and islands are perfect for swimming or snorkelling.
Sabah Adventure Reviews
Our Sabah Adventure trips score an average of 4.6 out of 5 based on 70 reviews
Sabah Adventure, June 2014
The tour had a lot of variety - from climbing. Mt Kinabalu to seeing orangutans and turtles and other wildlife. Ross was a great tour guide and clearly very passionate about Borneo. Ross was very passionate and could answer questions well. He is clearly very passionate about what he does and is in the right job!
Review submitted 29/06/2014
Sabah Adventure, June 2014
I really enjoyed this trip which combined physical activities (and climbing Mt Kilabalu is physically demanding) with culturals visits (homestays), wildlife safaris and historical reflection - so a bit of something for everyone. Nicely paced and provided and a great overview of sabah I havbe been on 10 intrepid trips now and Ros is right up there with the best - very enthusiastic, passionate and knowlegeable - really enjoyed travelling with him. On eof his biggest pluses is the way he not only communicated with the group as a collective but also how he ensures that individuals needs are catered for and looks out for each and every one of the group
Review submitted 28/06/2014
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