Activities in Borneo
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Borneo hosts incredible wildlife and there are abundant ways to
experience it. Whether you are looking for an active, fast-paced
excursion or a leisurely, reflective escape, Borneo provides ample
opportunity for both.
One of the many spectacular things to do in Borneo, trekking can
be arranged in the remote Danum Valley, Kinabatangan Wildlife
Sanctuary and Gunung Mulu National Park. These can be done as day
hikes or overnight treks with tent and guided support.
Expedition River Cruising
The new luxury barge, RV Orient Pandaw, now operates
along Borneo's most remote rivers. The ship has an ultra-shallow
draft and can travel to remote areas unreachable by other vessels,
let alone overland. There is much to do and see along the river,
such as visiting traditional longhouses, exploring river towns and
taking jungle treks to spot wildlife like crocodiles, macaques,
monitor lizards and hornbills.
Sipadan is "an untouched piece of art," according to Jacques
Cousteau. This tiny island boasts spectacular underwater
landscapes, unspoiled marine life and more turtles than you ever
dreamt possible. Among the most popular things to do in Borneo,
snorkeling is unlimited and just steps away. The accommodations
here are rustic-but-clean beach huts. The outstanding food and
ambiance combine for a wonderful experience for lovers of the
Upscale accommodation is available at Mabul Island at the
Sipadan Water Village, which offers stilted over-water villas with
pleasant air-conditioned rooms. It is just an hour by speedboat
from Sipadan Island.