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Borneo Family Wildlife Tour

Exotic wildlife, traditional tribes and beautiful beaches are all part of this unique adventure through Borneo. We visit the world's largest orang-utan rehabilitation centre as well as one of the world's few Sun Bear conservation projects and explore the jungle along the Kinabatangan River. Enjoy an exhilarating canopy walk through the tree tops and bathe in bubbling hot springs.

Tour Highlights

  • Manukan Island - Boat trip to this protected tropical island with excellent snorkeling opportunities
  • Kinabatangan - Stay in a jungle lodge and cruise the river to see proboscis monkeys
  • Sepilok - See the loveable orang-utans at this world famous rehabilitation centre
  • Longhouse - Sleep in a traditional style longhouse on a tea plantation
  • Homestay - Stay with local families and learn about life in rural Borneo
  • Pulau Tiga - Swimming, snorkeling and mud volcanoes on an idyllic tropical island

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour Kota Kinabalu

  • 2
    Boat trip and snorkelling to Manukan Island

  • 3
    Fly to Sandakan; drive to Sepilok and visit orang-utan rehabilitation centre

  • 4
    Rainforest Discovery Centre and Sun Bear Sanctuary; drive to Sukau via the bat caves

  • 5
    In Sukau; wildlife cruise viewing, jungle walks, boat cruise

  • 6
    Drive to Kinabalu National Park via Poring Hot Springs

  • 7
    In Kinabalu National Park; walk to Laban Rata (base camp)

  • 8
    Optional summit ascent of Mount Kinabalu for sunrise

  • 9
    Bus to Kuala Penyu; boat to Pulau Tiga

  • 10
    On Pulau Tiga with options to snorkel, sea kayak or fish

  • 11
    Return to Kota Kinabalu

  • 12
    Tour ends Kota Kinabalu

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We have the following different versions of the Family Land Of The Orang Utan tour available at present.

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Why Book this tour
This holiday is especially designed for families with children from 11 years and upwards and is intended for those who enjoy walking and are also up for the challenge of climbing to the summit of Mount Kinabalu, one of the highest mountains in South East Asia. With a range of accommodation types as part of a wildlife adventure that takes in an orang-utan and sun bear sanctuary and cruising the jungle waterways to see proboscis monkeys, this is a holiday to remember.
Included meals 11 2 5
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Minimum Age
From 11 years
Transport
Bus, Boat, Flight, Ferry
Accommodation
3 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Simple Lodge
2 nights Standard Lodge
1 night Simple Cabins
1 night Basic Hostel
3 nights Simple Hotel
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s), Boat Crew, Trek Crew
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18