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AAWE - Experience Borneo

For the adventurer who wants to see as much of Sabah as possible (and in two weeks, no less!) but dsn't want to summit Mt Kinabalu, this is your opportunity. Go for a dip in the awe-inspiring Wind and Clearwater caves of Gunung Mulu National Park. Opt to go snorkelling on the island haven of Pulau Tiga. Get up close and personal with the orangutans at a rehabilitation centre (selfie time!). Really though, you want Sabah? It's waiting for you.

Inclusions

Your Foodie Moment: Cooking Class, Kota Belud
Deer and Lang caves visit
Bat exodus observation
Longhouse market visit (Batu Bungan)
Wind and Clearwater caves exploration
Mud volcano visit and trek (Pulau Tiga)
Morning and evening Kinabatangan River safaris
Guided oxbow lake visit and wildlife spotting (Kinabatangan)
Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre visit
Turtle hatchery visit
Internal flights
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
14
Price From
AUD $2,677
Start Location
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
End Location
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
24 Nov 201807 Dec 20182AUD $3,099
04 Dec 201817 Dec 20185AUD $3,099
08 Dec 201821 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
22 Dec 201804 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
28 Dec 201810 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
08 Jan 201921 Jan 201912AUD $2,677
29 Jan 201911 Feb 20191AUD $3,149
05 Feb 201918 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
16 Feb 201901 Mar 201913AUD $2,677
26 Feb 201911 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
19 Mar 201901 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
29 Mar 201911 Apr 201911AUD $3,149
02 Apr 201915 Apr 20199AUD $3,279
09 Apr 201922 Apr 20197AUD $3,279
20 Apr 201903 May 20192AUD $3,279
30 Apr 201913 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
11 May 201924 May 201911AUD $3,279
14 May 201927 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
18 May 201931 May 201913AUD $3,279
28 May 201910 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
01 Jun 201914 Jun 201914AUD $3,399
08 Jun 201921 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
11 Jun 201924 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
15 Jun 201928 Jun 201915AUD $3,399
25 Jun 201908 Jul 20198AUD $3,399
06 Jul 201919 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
08 Jul 201921 Jul 201915AUD $3,399
09 Jul 201922 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
13 Jul 201926 Jul 201914AUD $3,399
23 Jul 201905 Aug 201915AUD $3,399
03 Aug 201916 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
06 Aug 201919 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
10 Aug 201923 Aug 20195AUD $3,399
13 Aug 201926 Aug 201914AUD $3,399
20 Aug 201902 Sep 201914AUD $3,399
31 Aug 201913 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
03 Sep 201916 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
07 Sep 201920 Sep 201915AUD $3,279
17 Sep 201930 Sep 201915AUD $3,279
28 Sep 201911 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
01 Oct 201914 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
12 Oct 201925 Oct 201913AUD $3,279
22 Oct 201904 Nov 201915AUD $3,279
07 Nov 201920 Nov 201914AUD $3,149
12 Nov 201925 Nov 201914AUD $3,149
03 Dec 201916 Dec 201915AUD $3,149
24 Dec 201906 Jan 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
28 Jan 202010 Feb 202015AUD $3,149
25 Feb 202009 Mar 202015AUD $3,149
24 Mar 202006 Apr 202015AUD $3,149
21 Apr 202004 May 202015AUD $3,279
28 Apr 202011 May 202015AUD $3,279
05 May 202018 May 202015AUD $3,279
12 May 202025 May 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,677 
26 May 202008 Jun 202015AUD $3,279
02 Jun 202015 Jun 202015AUD $3,399
09 Jun 202022 Jun 202015AUD $3,399
23 Jun 202006 Jul 202015AUD $3,399
30 Jun 202013 Jul 202015AUD $3,399
07 Jul 202020 Jul 202015AUD $3,399
21 Jul 202003 Aug 202015AUD $3,399
28 Jul 202010 Aug 202015AUD $3,399
04 Aug 202017 Aug 202015AUD $3,399
18 Aug 202031 Aug 202015AUD $3,399
25 Aug 202007 Sep 202015AUD $3,399
01 Sep 202014 Sep 202015AUD $3,279
15 Sep 202028 Sep 202015AUD $3,279
22 Sep 202005 Oct 202015AUD $3,279
29 Sep 202012 Oct 202015AUD $3,279
13 Oct 202026 Oct 202015AUD $3,279
27 Oct 202009 Nov 202015AUD $3,279
10 Nov 202023 Nov 202015AUD $3,149
08 Dec 202021 Dec 202015AUD $3,149
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Kota Kinabalu
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Kota Kinabalu/Pulau Tiga
After breakfast drive to Kuala Pinyu, then take a boat ride to the tropical island of Pulau Tiga. Opt to go on a jungle walk, snorkelling trip to snake island, or laze on the sandy beach.
Day 3 - Pulau Tiga/Beaufort
Enjoy a relaxing morning. Go snorkelling off the beach or join your CEO for a walk to the natural volcanic mud baths. Travel back to the mainland and spot an array of wildlife from a river cruise on the Klias River. Transfer to the colonial town of Beaufort.
Day 4 - Beaufort
Catch the local train to Tenom and explore the scenic town. Visit the Murut Cultural Centre before returning on the afternoon train. If you prefer, jump off the train early and opt out of the visit to Tenom to instead get your adrenaline pumping on a rafting tour.
Day 5 - Beaufort to Mulu National Park
Depart to Menumbok port and take a private speedboat to Labuan. Fly to Miri and make your way to Mulu National Park. Opt for a night walk on the boardwalks surrounding park headquarters.
Day 6 - Mulu National Park
Depart on an easy walk along the river to Wind Cave and Clearwater Cave. After a lunch stop, swim in the crystal clear waters emerging from the mountain. Opt to stop at Iban village's morning market to browse handicrafts by the Pena tribe, descendants from headhunters. Walk on the boardwalk to Lang Cave and Deer Cave before relaxing with a drink at the viewing area for the nightly emergence of 3 million bats.
Day 7 - Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu
Before breakfast, opt to go on a two hour morning mist guided walk on the worlds longest tree based canopy walk. Enjoy free time to before boarding a flight to Kota Kinabalu.
Day 8 - Kota Kinabalu/Kota Belud
Travel to Tambatuon village and meet the local community. Visit a local farm and gather fresh ingredients for an included cooking class. After lunch, trek to a nearby river, exploring the landscape surrounding the village along the way. This evening enjoy a traditional dinner with your hosts.
Day 9 - Kota Belud/Sungai Kinabatangan
Travel towards Sandakan and continue to the jungle lodge on the Kinabatangan River, Sabah's longest. After settling in head out for a river safari. After dinner, opt for a guided night walk through the jungle.
Day 10 - Sungai Kinabatangan
Begin the day with a river safari in search of wildlife. After breakfast, visit the nearby oxbow lake with a professional guide and seek out proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants, macaques, and gibbons. Enjoy another boat cruise along the river to spot more wildlife before returning to the lodge for dinner.
Day 11 - Sungai Kinabatangan/Sepilok
Depart in the morning and travel to Sepilok. Enjoy a visit to the orangutan rehabilitation centre and the adjacent sun bear conservation centre.
Day 12 - Sepilok/Pulau Libaran
Transfer to Sandakan and continue to Libaran Island by boat. Take a guided tour of the island's turtle hatchery and learn about the turtle conservation program. Opt to go snorkelling or kayaking with some free time.
Day 13 - Pulau Libaran/Kota Kinabalu
After breakfast, depart Libaran Island and travel back to the Sandakan jetty. From the jetty, transfer to Sandakan airport for a flight to Kota Kinabalu.
Day 14 - Kota Kinabalu
Depart at any time.