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Borneo holidays

Borneo holidays

Search for orangutan, explore the rainforest and stay with an Iban tribe on your tailor-made Borneo tour

Borneo’s sheer, jagged valleys shelter a rich variety of creatures, such as elephants, proboscis monkeys and, of course, orangutan. Among them, tribes still practice ancient ways of life in harmony with their pristine surroundings, and lazy rivers snake through the jungle past stunning caves, before finding the South China Sea at idyllic beaches.

Flight Time

15 hours (Kuching, via Singapore)

Time Zone

UTC +8

Recommended Airlines

Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines

Where can you fly from?

Flights to Borneo are available from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow

Speak to someone who's been there

Audley Travel specialist Rebecca

Start planning your tailor-made trip by
calling one of our Borneo specialists on 01993 838 120

Suggested itineraries for Borneo

These itineraries will give you a starting point for what your trip to Borneo could entail. They cover routes that we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favourite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

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Our expert guides to travelling in Borneo

Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Borneo. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Borneo at its best.

Video: Introducing Borneo

Female orangutan, Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Malaysian Borneo
Borneo

Spotting Borneo's orangutans

Orangutan were once widely distributed across Southeast Asia, but are now critically endangered. Borneo specialist Chris explains the best ways to spot these fascinating creatures, from the viewing platforms of wildlife sanctuaries to the wilds of the primary rainforest.

Lankayan Island, Malaysian Borneo
Borneo

Honeymoons in Borneo

Plan your perfect honeymoon to Borneo with Audley. Discover some of the best properties, places and wildlife on offer and how we can make your honeymoon in Borneo extra special.

Proboscis monkey, Bako National Park, Malaysian Borneo
Borneo

What to see in Borneo: our highlights guide

This guide features recommendations for things to do in Borneo. It focuses on the states of Sabah and Sarawak in Malaysian Borneo, which offer a lot of variety in a smaller radius than Indonesian Borneo.

Elephants on the Kinabatangan River, Malaysian Borneo
Borneo

Borneo family holidays

Borneo specialist Sophie explains why Malaysian Borneo is a great family holiday destination. She recommends engaging ways to spot wildlife, experience tribal cultures and have jungle adventures.

Sapi (left) and Gaya (right) Island, Borneo
Borneo

Luxury holidays in Borneo

Our specialists can create the perfect luxury tailor-made holiday to Borneo for you. A top destination for wildlife enthusiasts, and with plenty of unspoilt beaches, we can advise on the best luxury accommodation to suit your preferences.

Herd of Pygmy Elephants
Borneo

Walking & trekking in Borneo

Smothered in a blanket of lush rainforest leading right up to the coast, Borneo is an island best explored on foot. From a gentle afternoon walk along the lofty canopy walkways of the Danum Valley to a challenging hike down into the lost world of the Maliau Basin, the landscape offers experiences that will appeal to every level of fitness.

Boat trip on the Kinabatangan River, Malaysian Borneo
Borneo

Kinabatangan river cruises

A Kinabatangan river cruise is a real highlight of any Audley tailor-made trip to Borneo. You will have a good opportunity of seeing some of the best wildlife in Southeast Asia.

Canopy walkway, Poring Hot Springs (Kinabalu National Park), Malaysian Borneo
Borneo

Activity holidays in Borneo

If you're planning an activity holiday in Borneo, we can ensure you get the most out of your trip - from a night safari in search of local wildlife to climbing Mount Kinabalu.

David with Audley colleagues on the Kinabatangan River, Borneo

Start planning your trip

Provide us with a few starting details about your travel plans, and one of our Borneo specialists will be in touch to give you suggestions and ideas.

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