A visit to the see the orphaned or abandoned Orangutans at the Sepilok Rehabilitation Center, in the Malaysian Sabah District of North Borneo, will melt the hearts of the hardiest traveler. Watch as these cute Orangutans are taught the survival skills, by the dedicated team at Sepilok, that they need in order to return to natural habitat - the jungles of Borneo.
• 8 hours
Trek across Kinabalu Park for a magnificent view of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mt Kinabalu. With an area covering 754 square kilometers, Kinabalu Park will give you a diverse view of all its exotic plants, birds and insects - with new species found every year - all seen from a walk along the canopy walkway high up on the treetops! Your experience ends with a tasty lunch of local Malaysian delicacies and a relaxing dip into the natural hot springs of Poring Hot Springs.
• 8 hours
Gain a deeper knowledge about why Kota Kinabalu was formerly known as "Singgahmata" or "the place where the eye lingers" on this half-day tour. See architectural wonders like the Wisma Tun Mustapha (Sabah Foundation Building) and the City Mosque, discover the city's educational facilities at University of Sabah, learn about historical and cultural aspects of this region from the Sabah Museum, and enjoy a panoramic view of the city skyline and the surrounding islands on Signal Hill.
• 3 hours
Feel the dynamic heartbeat of Kota Kinabalu at night as you explore its colorful night market, enjoy its panoramic night skyline from above and dine on traditional Malaysian cuisine. Follow your expert and knowledgeable guide as you peruse the vibrant stalls of a night market, take postcard-worthy photographs of the city skyline on top of Signal Hill's observation deck and enjoy a lively cultural performance of traditional Sabah dances as you partake on a delicious meal of local Malay delicacies.
• 3 hours
Go hiking and ziplining through Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park on this private eco-adventure from Kota Kinabalu. Boat to Pulau Gaya (Gaya Island) and trek through a pristine tropical rainforest on a guided hike. Then soar at high speeds on a zipline over the jungle and across a small inlet to Pulau Sapi (Sapi Island), where serene beaches wait to be discovered. Round-trip hotel transport is included on this half-day tour.
• 5 hours
Discover two of Borneo's iconic primates, orangutans and long-nosed proboscis monkeys, on this day-trip from Sandakan, also available as a longer 1-day tour from Kota Kinabalu. Visit the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary and the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center, and witness these amazing creatures being fed. If traveling from Kota Kinabalu, you'll need to arrange your own flights.
• 10 hours
Venture from Kota Kinabalu to Tambunan for a scenic outdoor adventure, starting with a guided nature trek through a lush rainforest for up-close views of rafflesia flowers – the largest in the world! Head to a local restaurant to enjoy a delicious lunch.
• 7 hours
Experience Kota Kinabalu's electrifying environment with this white water rafting tour. Whether you're a thrill-seeker or a newcomer to the sport, your 1- to 1.5-hour rafting tour along Kiulu River is sure to quench your thirst for adventure. Enjoy opportunities for body rafting down the water or just take a relaxing swim during the calm stretches between rapids. Top your exciting journey with a delicious BBQ lunch!
• 6 hours
A chance to sight the endemic monkey to Borneo, Proboscis Monkey that inhabit the unique riverine environment. Be amazed and mesmerized by the fireflies that light up the night sky along the river on a fine night. Embark on a river cruise and enjoy a village style dinner taking in the sights and sounds of this natural setting.
• 8 hours
Book this half-day trip in advance as it only runs twice a week, Wednesday and Saturday. You will embark the North Borneo Steam Engine train from Kota Kinabalu to Papar. The journey will take approximately 4-hour and travels from Tanjung Aru Railway Station to Papar. You will experience the lush landscape of the coastal and rural regions of Sabah. A typical “Tiffin” colonial lunch will be served on the return trip.
• 4 hours