10 Day Borneo Wildlife Adventure Tour

$1,699
Per Person

Typically $2,899
On this 10 day wildlife tour you have the opportunity to get up close and personal with many amazing species such as Orangutans, Proboscis Monkeys, Sun Bears, Pygmy Elephants, Tropical Birds and many more exciting creatures.  

the tour

Our 10 day Borneo wildlife tour is a wildlife lovers dream. Borneo is blessed with exotic wildlife, rich cultural diversity, beautiful beaches and delicious seafood. Take the opportunity to get up close and personal with many amazing species including orangutans. The endemic proboscis monkeys, Sun Bears, Pygmy Elephants, Tropical Birds and many more exciting creatures. The package also includes a trip to Selingan ‘Turtle’ Island. Selingan is a turtle conservation island off Sandakan. Here, you will witness mother sea turtles come to shore to lay eggs. And if you’re lucky, see the release baby hatchlings back into the sea.

Visit Orangutans in Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre, as well as the smallest bear at the Sun Bear Conservation Centre. A wildlife holiday to Borneo is not complete without a boat trip down the Kinabatangan River. You will spend 3 nights deep in the jungle at Bilit Adventure Lodge and experience 4x river cruises in search of wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for large wild orangutans, pygmy elephants, crocs, proboscis monkeys and cheeky macaques. You will also spend time in Sandakan, visit a fisherman’s village to meet the locals and take a sunset cruise through the mangroves. As dusk falls, thousands of fireflies appear, lighting up the sky like a million stars!

INCLUSIONS

Our 10 day Borneo wildlife tour includes almost all of your meals. Entrance fees and transport are included. 9 nights comfortable accommodation. A dedicated and professional local guide will remain with your throughout. You will enjoy 3 river cruises, Sandakan city tour and more. Our tours depart with a minimum of only 2 people and we guarantee your holiday to Borneo be one to remember! Secure your spot today with a just 10% deposit. See our terms and conditions for details.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: Sandakan ~ Sepilok

Your amazing 10 day holiday to Borneo begins with an airport pick up at Sandakan airport and transfer to a rustic resort set amidst the natural jungles of Sepilok. On arrival, check-in, unwind, and relax for the rest of the day. If you feel like it, pay a visit to your neighbours at the Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre just 5 minutes walk away.

MEALS: Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Sepilok Jungle Resort

DAY 2: Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre ~ Sun Bear Conservation Centre ~ Rainforest Discovery Centre

This morning we visit Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in time for the morning feeding and learn about the conservation programme at Sepilok. Witness the majestic Orangutan swing through the jungle towards the feeding platform and watch as these beautiful creatures enjoy their breakfast. Then pay a visit to the young orangutans in the newly built orangutan nursery. Just next door to Sepilok lives the smallest bear in the world, the Borneon Sun Bear. Take a stroll around the Sun Bear conservation centre observing them as they relax on tree branches and frolic on the jungle floor. Then we visit the Rainforest Discovery Centre to learn about local flora and fauna and if your nerves allow, take an exhilarating canopy walkway above the rainforest.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Sepilok Jungle Resort

DAY 3: Sepilok ~ Turtle Island

After breakfast (9:30am) we transfer to the Sandakan Jetty and board the boat to Turtle Island. The trip takes around 50 minutes and on arrival you will check in and enjoy free time to explore this beautiful quiet island, relax on the decking or take a stroll along the long stretch of sandy beach. At 6:00pm there will be a briefing about the turtle’s conservation programme, followed by a visit to the hatchery and an opportunity to release baby turtles back to the Sulu Sea. Have dinner and watch a documentary, then, a waiting game for the ranger call for the mother turtle sighting. If we are lucky enough we will witness mother turtles coming to shore to lay their eggs in the sand.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Selingan Island Resort

DAY 4: Turtle Island ~ Gomantong Cave ~ Kinabantangan River

Back to the mainland we go this morning. Once back in Sandakan we drive overland to our lodge on the banks of the Kinabatangan River. On the way, visit Gomantong cave, the largest bird’s nest and limestone cave in Sabah. On arrival into our jungle lodge we have a spot of lunch before jumping on our first wildlife boat cruise down the river. Keep your eyes peeled for wild orangutans, Proboscis monkeys, Pygmy Elephants and lots of exotic birdlife! Evening free at leisure or take an optional guided night jungle walk to spot the nocturnal wildlife.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Bilit Adventure Lodge

OPTIONAL: Jungle Night Walk RM10 per hour payable on arrival

DAY 5: Kinabatangan River Cruises & Jungle Walk

Early morning start as we cruise along the Kinabatangan River at 6:00am in search for more wild and wonderful wildlife, then back to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast we take a guided jungle walk for some exotic bird spotting. Spend some free time back at the back to enjoy lunch and relax before heading out again on a second boat cruise of the day for another opportunity to photograph Borneo’s amazing wildlife. Spend the evening at leisure enjoying a cold beer and sharing photos of todays wildlife with your fellow travellers.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Bilit Adventure Lodge

DAY 6: Kinabatangan River Cruises & Visit Local Village

Do your part for the environment this morning with tree planting activity! Visit a local village and learn some local dishes with a short cooking lesson in one of the villager’s houses. Swap stories as we all sit down to lunch together. After lunch, return back to lodge for some rest time, before we take a late afternoon boat cruise. Make sure your cameras are charged up for this final sunset boat cruise! Dinner and final night at on the banks of the Kinabatangan.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Bilit Adventure Lodge

DAY 7: Sandakan ~ Firefly Night Cruise

After breakfast, we depart and return to Sandakan and check in the The Sabah Hotel. Enjoy some time to relax and have some lunch before the evening excursion the a local fisherman village. Meet the villagers and sample some local snacks and sugary tea while chatting with the locals and playing games with the kids. At dark, take a river cruise through the mangroves and wait for the thousands of fire flies to light up the trees around us. End with a local dinner then transfer back to hotel for your overnight stay.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Sabah Hotel, Sandakan

DAY 8: Sandakan ~ Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary ~ Sandakan War Memorial

Visit to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary to see the morning feeding (11:30am). Proboscis monkeys are only found in Sabah and they are very distinctive with their huge weird noses. In the Proboscis monkey world, the bigger the males noses are, the more attractive to the females they are! After Labuk Bay, we go for local lunch at a restaurant and continue with Sandakan Nature City Tour in the afternoon. The tour includes the Sandakan War Memorial Park, Buddhist Temple, St. Michael’s Church, Agnes Keith Museum, Central Market. After the tour, transfer back to Sabah Hotel for some leisure time and a swim in the hotel’s pool. Tonight we will enjoy dinner at The English Tea House restaurant and soak up the magnificent views over Sandakan.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

OVERNIGHT: Sabah Hotel, Sandakan

DAY 9: Sandakan Free Day

Enjoy a free day at leisure today or take advantage of some optional tours to Berhala Island for some swimming and snorkelling, or a heritage walk around the city.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: Sabah Hotel, Sandakan

DAY 10: End of Tour

After breakfast and check out you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home. Unfortunately your holiday to wonderful Borneo has come to an end!

MEALS: Breakfast

Description

Our 10 day Borneo wildlife tour is a wildlife lovers dream. Borneo is blessed with exotic wildlife, rich cultural diversity, beautiful beaches and delicious seafood. Take the opportunity to get up close and personal with many amazing species including orangutans. The endemic proboscis monkeys, Sun Bears, Pygmy Elephants, Tropical Birds and many more exciting creatures. The package also includes a trip to Selingan ‘Turtle’ Island. Selingan is a turtle conservation island off Sandakan. Here, you will witness mother sea turtles come to shore to lay eggs. And if you’re lucky, see the release baby hatchlings back into the sea.

Visit Orangutans in Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre, as well as the smallest bear at the Sun Bear Conservation Centre. A wildlife holiday to Borneo is not complete without a boat trip down the Kinabatangan River. You will spend 3 nights deep in the jungle at Bilit Adventure Lodge and experience 4x river cruises in search of wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for large wild orangutans, pygmy elephants, crocs, proboscis monkeys and cheeky macaques. You will also spend time in Sandakan, visit a fisherman’s village to meet the locals and take a sunset cruise through the mangroves. As dusk falls, thousands of fireflies appear, lighting up the sky like a million stars!

INCLUSIONS

Our 10 day Borneo wildlife tour includes almost all of your meals. Entrance fees and transport are included. 9 nights comfortable accommodation. A dedicated and professional local guide will remain with your throughout. You will enjoy 3 river cruises, Sandakan city tour and more. Our tours depart with a minimum of only 2 people and we guarantee your holiday to Borneo be one to remember! Secure your spot today with a just 10% deposit. See our terms and conditions for details.

DEPARTURE DATES

DEPARTURE DATES 2021:

March: 7, 21

April: 4, 18

May: 9, 23

June: 6, 20

July:  4, 18

August: 8, 22

September: 5, 19

October: 10, 24

November: 7, 21

December: 5

DEPARTURE DATES 2022:

February: 27

March: 13, 27

April: 3, 17

INCLUSIONS

9 Nights in 3-4 star accommodation

8x Breakfasts, 7x Lunches, 8x Dinners

Return airport/hotel transfers

English speaking local guides

Entrance fee to Sepilok Orangutan Centre

Entrance fee to Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre

Entrance fee to Rainforest Discovery Centre

Entrance fee to Gomantong Cave

Entrance fee to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

Sandakan City Tour

4x Wildlife cruises along Kinabatangan River

Boat transfers to Turtle Island

Fisherman Village and Evening Firefly river cruise

$2 Donation to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre & Wildlife Rescue Unit

EXCLUSIONS

International Airfares

Tourism Tax RM10 per person per day

Camera fees

Beverages for all meals

Tips for guides and drivers

Personal expenses

Other meals not included in itinerary

HOTELS

3 STAR HOTELS [Locally Rated]:

Sepilok: Sepilok Jungle Resort

Selingan Island: Selingan Island Resort

Bilit: Bilit Adventure Lodge

Sandakan: Sabah Hotel 4*

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

UPGRADES & OPTIONS

UPGRADES:

No upgrades are available with this package

EXTRA NIGHTS:

Extend your time in Borneo with extra nights pre or post tour

PRE-TOUR

Sepilok Jungle Resort – $85

POST TOUR

Sabah Hotel, Sandakan – $95

Prices are based per room per night and include breakfast and airport transfers

TOUR INFORMATION

VALIDITY:

Voucher valid until 17 April 2022

Voucher valid for 1 person, based on twin/double share

Bookings must be made at least 30 days prior to travel

RATES:

10 Day Borneo Wildlife Adventure –  $1699 per person

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT:

A single traveller surcharge applies for solo travellers

$500 per person

GROUP SIZE:

Minimum of 2 people

Maximum 10 people

CHILDREN POLICY:

Children under the age of 2 travel free of charge

Children aged 2-11 require a child voucher:

$1199 per child

Contact MyHoliday2 to purchase

Children aged 12+ 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)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

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

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