Our most popular Borneo tour with flights! This best selling Borneo tour includes return international flights from Australia. Fly from either Melbourne, Brisbane or Sydney to Borneo and begin your 12 day small group wildlife tour. Spend some free time exploring the modern city of Kota Kinabalu before heading overland to Ranau. Here you will explore the tropical fauna of Kinabalu National Park and the impending Mount Kinabalu.
Continue on to Sepilok to visit the Orangutans and Sunbears and Proboscis Monkeys, then enjoy relaxing river cruises along the Kinabatangan River in search for Wild Orangutans, Pygmy Elephants, Macaques and more exotic wildlife. We also stop to visit Gomantong cave, the largest bird’s nest and limestone cave in Sabah and enjoy a natural fish spa foot massage in Marakau. Before you return home, take a relaxing day tour to the tropical islands of Pulau Sapi and Manukan, soaking up the sun and swimming in the crystal clear water.
This 12 day packages includes flights from Australia, 10 nights accommodation and almost all of your meals. An English speaking guide is provided, along with and all entrance fees. We also only operate small group tours to enhance your wildlife viewing experience. We have travel dates available until November 2023. You can secure your booking with just a 20% deposit. Please see tabs below for departures, prices and a full list of inclusions.
Return International Flights ex MEL/*BNE/*SYD/*PER
10 Nights hotel accommodation
10x Breakfasts, 8x Lunches, 6x Dinners
Entrance to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
Entrance to Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre
3x Wildlife river cruises along Kinabatangan river
Entrance to Gomantong Cave
Entrance to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary
Guided jungle walk to discover native wildlife
Visit Kundasang War Memorial & Marakau POW Camp
Enjoy a tantalising fish spa at Marakau
Tour of Sabah Tea Factory
Island day trip to Pulau Sapi & Manukan
Mask and snorkel hire on island
Guided walk around Kinabalu National Park & Botanical Gardens
Return airport/hotel transfers
English speaking local guides
AC transportation throughout
Small Groups Maximum 16 people
$2 Donation to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and Wildlife Rescue Unit
*Flights ex Sydney / Perth / Brisbane incur a surcharge of $100 per person
Tourism Tax of RM10 (approx. $3) per room/night payable on arrival
Camera fees (Approx. $5 per person per attraction. Mobile phone cameras are free)
Beverages for all meals
Tips for guides and drivers (Recommended $5 per person per day but not mandatory)
Other meals not included in itinerary
DEPARTURE DATES 2022:
October: *1, *15
November: 5, 11
DEPARTURE DATES 2023:
February: 11, 25
March: 11, *25
May: 6, 20
June: 3, *17
July: *1, *15
August: 12, 26
September: 2, *16
October: *7, 21
November: 4, 18
Dates marked with an * incur a surcharge of $200 per person.
[please note these dates may change due to airline schedules]
3 STAR HOTELS:
Kota Kinabalu: Holiday Inn Express
Sepilok: Sepilok Jungle Resort
Kinabatangan: Bilit Adventure Lodge
Ranau: Sabah Tea Resort
In the unlikely event that the listed hotels are fully booked, alternative hotels of the same standard will be used
Triple share rooms are available
Voucher valid until 18 November 2023
Voucher valid for 1 person, based on twin/double share
Bookings must be made at least 90 days prior to travel
12 Day Absolute Borneo ex MEL – $2799 per person
12 Day Absolute Borneo ex BNE/SYD/PER – $2899 per person
LAND-ONLY 11 Day Absolute Borneo – $1799 per person
A single traveller surcharge applies for solo travellers
$600 per person
Minimum of 6 people
Maximum 20 people
Children under the age of 2 travel free of charge
Children aged 2-9 at time of travel will receive a cost reduction:
- Contact us for a quote based
Children aged 10+ require an adult voucher
Child vouchers only apply if in addition to two full paying adults
Maximum room capacity is 2 adults and 2 children (1 in existing bedding, 1 in extra bed)
This tour requires a minimum of 4 people to depart. Should we have not met minimum numbers by 90 days prior to travel we will request you to move to another date.
This package is available with flights from Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane or Sydney and are subject to availability.
Flights ex SYD/PER/BNE incur a surcharge, see rates above.
Airlines used include and are not limited to Royal Brunei, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, Malaysian Airlines and other airlines and their codeshare partners.
Departure dates are set by current airline schedules. Should airline schedules change, we may be required to alter the departure and return dates to suit new schedules.
Flight portion of this package is non-refundable and 21 Day Money Guarantee does not apply
All travel documents are non-transferrable / non-changeable
Any required extensions to flights must be made prior to tickets being issued. If customer requests to change their outbound/return date after tickets are issued, request shall be denied.
Name changes are not permitted. Should a name change be required a full new ticket shall be issued and customers will be required to purchase a new ticket at market rate.
Travel insurance is recommended. MyHoliday2 takes no responsibility for any travel issues that may arise
Day tours included in itinerary may join a larger group than specified
It is the customers responsibility to obtain the correct visa for their destination and cover all fees associated
It is the customers responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport for travel and must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the period of intended stay.
We offer a 21 Day Money Back Guarantee. See Refund policy for details
After 21 days from purchase, travel vouchers/tour packages are non refundable
Travel vouchers are non-redeemable for cash
Travel vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer/promotion
Travel vouchers must be redeemed within the validity period or will be deemed void
MyHoliday2 pricing reflects current market rates, so package prices may fluctuate from day to day. This is the nature of the tourism industry, and MyHoliday2 is not obliged to refund you to match any subsequent price reductions after purchase
Although some airlines no longer require reconfirmation of flights, Reconfirm the ticket 3 days prior to each journey.
For frequent flyer eligibility, baggage allowance and special requirement (Special meals, seating request, medical requirements), please contact your travel consultant.
Please note maximum 2 pieces of checked luggage allowed per person / Not exceeding 158 cm (62 inch).
Please note, flights may require a stopover of more than 5 hours.
Some departure dates may require you to depart Australia on Day 0 or return to Australia on Day 13