Destination

Borneo – Things to do

Borneo Attractions

Prepare to be mesmerised by Borneo, the largest island in Asia where you’ll uncover some of the most rugged and unspoilt scenery on Earth. As you’ll know, Borneo is famed for its population of orang-utans which in Indonesian literally translates to ‘person of the forest’. Plus, the 4,095 metre-tall Mount Kinabalu in the northern region of Sabah is the tallest mountain in Southeast Asia.

Orang-utan

Sepilok Orangutan Centre

For a completely unrivalled experience, visit Sepilok Orangutan Centre. Sepilok is an ethical reserve which has been rehabilitating and protecting the majestic and endangered orangutans since 1964. Witness the feeding of the young ones and marvel as the elders swing through the canopies above you. Excursions are also available for a truly immersive experience.

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Hornbill

Jungle Excursions

Hike through lush jungle on your Borneo holidays and become intoxicated by the striking sounds and smells of the flora and fauna. Watch in awe as flame-orange orangutans swoop through the tree tops. Your expert guide will be able to help you track these famously shy creatures, as well as telling stories and anecdotes about the fascinating jungles and its many plants, trees and animals.

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Scuba Diving trips

The coral reefs around the island offer some excellent opportunities for those wanting to scuba dive or snorkel. Sipadan Island is rated as one of the best sites for diving throughout the world and allows you to see brightly colour corals, endangered turtles and a huge variety of fish.