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Borneo Family Holiday



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13 Nights, from £1,950 per adult, £1,595 per child (excl. flights) Treat your family to a fun-filled adventure as you discover the highlights of Borneo

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A family orientated 14-day adventure in the Sabah region of Borneo. Enjoy a light trek in the Tabin Wildlife Reserve, an important refuge for rehabilitated Orangutans, Sumatran Rhinos and Pygmy Elephants. Visit the Lipad mud volcano, a great place to see wildlife as they cool off in a mud bath. Cruise down the Kinabatangan River, observing the resident wildlife from the comfort of your small river boat.

Keep your eyes peeled for the amusing Proboscis Monkeys, Monitor Lizards and wild Orangutans. Visit the Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre, the Rainforest Discovery Centre and take a treetop canopy walk. Finally enjoy your last few days at Rasa Ria Resort and enjoy the beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters.

Day 1: Depart the UK

Depart the UK on an overnight flight to Kuala Lumpur.

Day 2: Arrive Borneo

Fly to Kota Kinabalu where you will be met and taken to your hotel.

Day 3: Kota Kinabalu at leisure (B)

Full day at leisure to relax at the hotel or explore the city. There are a number of child-friendly activities at the hotel (including a water play area in the pool) or we can offer a range of tours like exploring the Kiulu River on a white-water rafting trip. (not included in price).

Day 4: Kota Kinabalu - Tabin Wildlife Reserve (B,L,D)

Take a short flight to Lahad Datu then transfer to Tabin Wildlife Reserve. Visit the Lipad mud volcano to spot the animals which use the volcano as a salt lick. Enjoy a night safari to search for the nocturnal wildlife.

Day 5: Tabin Wildlife Reserve (B,L,D)

Enjoy a dawn drive to look for early morning wildlife or take part in the Tabin bird walk to search for the indigenous birdlife. Enjoy a trek to the Lipad waterfall spotting animals along the way followed by a relaxing Tabin foot soak to ease those tired muscles. In the evening enjoy a nocturnal nature walk.

Day 6: Tabin Wildlife Reserve - Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge (B,L,D)

This morning head to the Kinabatangan River region. After checking into your river lodge, take an afternoon river cruise to spot wildlife.

Day 7: Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge - Abai Jungle Lodge (B,L,D)

Get up early to visit Pitas Oxbow Lake before returning to the lodge for breakfast. Take part in a tree planting project followed by an optional lunch prepared by the local villagers. As dusk falls head out on a cruise along the Kinabatangan River in search of wildlife before it settles down for the night.

Day 8: Abai Jungle Lodge - Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary (B,L,D)

View wildlife from the nature boardwalk before transferring by boat to Sepilok. Visit the Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary and see them feeding or visit the Sun Bear Centre - a conservation centre for the world’s smallest bears in danger of becoming extinct.

Day 9: Sepilok (B,D)

Day at leisure to relax, explore the resort and visit the nearby Rainforest Discovery Centre nearby (entrance fee not included).

Day 10: Sepilok - Gaya Island (B)

Fly back to Kota Kinabalu. A short boat ride takes you to idyllic Gaya Island where you will enjoy your final 4 nights in Borneo.

Days 11 - 13: Gaya Island at leisure (B)

Enjoy the activities on offer at your resort including an excellent kids club with fun programmes, games and creativity to keep your young adventurers entertained.

Day 14: Departure (B)

Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu airport for your flight back to the UK.

Our Price Includes:

  • Accommodation based on twin/double room inclusive of tax & service charges
  • Private round trip transfer airport/hotel/airport
  • Tours as stated with shared transport and guides
  • Meals as specified (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Malaysia departure taxes
  • Services of Odyssey World’s local agents in Borneo

Our Price Excludes:

  • Any meals other than those specified
  • Return international flights from the UK & internal flight tickets & airport taxes
  • Visas (if required)
  • Anything not stated above
  • Travel Insurance
  • Early check-in/late check-out charges unless otherwise stated
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, tips etc.


Prices vary according to season. Prices shown are per person based on a family of 2 adults and 2 children (aged 2-11 years) sharing a family room or two interconnecting rooms throughout.

All itineraries shown can be amended to suit your personal requirements. To find out more, give us a call on 01453 883937 or email


  • Orangutans & Sun Bears at Sepilok Sanctuary
  • River Cruises
  • Tabin Wildlife Reserve
  • Luxury Family Beach Resort
  • Jungle & Wildlife Adventure

Borneo Information

  • Capital City: Kota Kinabalu
  • Time Difference: GMT +8
  • Language: Malay and English
  • Fly with: Malaysia Airlines
  • Flight time: 12 hours
  • Best time to go: All year round
  • Currency: Malaysian Ringgit
  • Visa required: No

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