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Borneo travel guides

Borneo travel guides

Our specialists share their knowledge of Borneo

Borneo's jungles are filled with creatures big and small, making it a truly rewarding destination for wildlife enthusiasts. For many, the thrill of seeing orangutans swinging through the trees is the highlight of any holiday, and our Borneo travel guides provide advice and information on how best to see them. There are plenty of outdoor activities to choose from in Borneo, whether you're travelling with your family or enjoying a honeymoon, from kayaking to climbing Mount Kinabalu. Meanwhile, a cruise along the Kinabatangan River allows you to spot wildlife from a different perspective, and the pristine beaches provide a peaceful retreat for those seeking luxury and relaxation.

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Audley Travel specialist Sophie

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Ideas for how to explore Borneo

Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for Borneo. We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.

Female orangutan, Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Malaysian Borneo
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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.

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


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

View to the valleys whilst climbing Mount Kinabalu, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah
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Climb Mount Kinabalu

Climbing Mount Kinabalu is an unforgettable adventure, one Audley can arrange with experienced guides. The reward of standing on Malaysia's highest peak, seeing dawn break from the summit, is well worth the aching muscles.

Boat trip on the Kinabatangan River, Malaysian Borneo
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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.


Herd of Pygmy Elephants
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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.

Lankayan Island, Malaysian Borneo
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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
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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
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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.