Borneo Family Holiday

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  • No booking fees
  • COVID-19protected
  • CO2 neutral
  • Safari
  • Wildlife
  • Family
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • max group size 17
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  • Starts Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Ends Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • +6
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date prior to 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour You can select a new tour run by the same operator up to 30 days before departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Take a guided walk through the lush lower trails of Kinabalu National Park and witness Mt Kinabalu in all its glory at dawn.
  • Stay overnight among the birds and beasts of the jungle, right next to an oxbow lake, at Kinabatangan Eco Camp.
  • Visit the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and, if you're lucky, watch baby orangutans learn to swing in a special enclosure.
  • Enjoy a special opportunity to watch protected turtle hatchlings scatter across the beach to the water under the cover of night.
  • Swim, snorkel and stroll along the sandy beaches of Dinawan Island on an included family day trip to this island paradise.
Start and end in Kota Kinabalu, the "Borneo Family Holiday" tour is a guided family trip that takes 11 days. You will travel through Mt Kinabalu National Park, Kinabatangan River, Turtle Island and 4 other destinations in Malaysia. "Borneo Family Holiday" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Travel to Borneo on an 11-day family adventure and discover the curious wildlife and spectacular landscapes of the region. Learn how orphaned orangutans are rehabilitated back into the wild, swim among colourful fish, watch baby green turtles take wobbly steps towards the waterfront and relax on sandy beaches. Along the way you'll make friends, try some delicious cuisine and forge some incredible memories. With all of the essentials included, and plenty of free time to explore at your own pace, you and your family will fall in love with the unique animals, lush ecosystem and sandy islands of Borneo.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT INTREPID TRAVEL
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 111 reviews
  • Barbara
  • From USA
  • On Nov 24 2018
5 - Excellent
Barbara's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
“Excellent”
  • Andrew
  • From Australia
  • On Oct 24 2019
4 - Very Good
Andrew's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
“Very Good”
  • Adel
  • From USA
  • On Apr 05 2019
5 - Excellent
Adel's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
“I really enjoyed this tour, it gives a very good overview of the country, culture, National Parks, everyday life, etc. We used a minibus all the way through and it worked very well. The local tour leader was outstanding.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1:Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 2:Kinabalu National Park
  • Day 3:Kinabatangan River
  • Day 4:Kinabatangan River
  • Day 5:Sandakan
  • Day 6:Sandakan/Sepilok
  • Day 7:Turtle Island
  • Day 8:Langkah Syabas
  • Day 9:Langkah Syabas
  • Day 10:Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 11:Kota Kinabalu
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (4 nights), eco camp (2 nights), resort (3 nights), chalet (1 night)
Meals
  • 10 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 3 Dinners
Transport
  • Bus , Minibus , Van
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Mt Kinabalu National Park - Entrance Fee
  • Mt Kinabalu National Park - Botanical Gardens
  • Poring Hot Springs - Canopy Walk
  • Kinabatangan River - Afternoon wildlife cruise
  • Sabah Tea Plantation - Tea factory tour
  • Kinabatangan - Night jungle walk
  • Kinabatangan - Cooking class
  • Kinabatangan – Cultural Performance
  • Sepilok - Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary
  • Sepilok - Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Sandakan - War Memorial
  • Dinawan Island - Day trip
  • Kota Kinabalu - Mari Mari Cultural Village
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Kota Kinabalu are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Borneo Family Holiday tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Borneo Family Holiday tour. You can cancel the tour up to 30 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 29 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 21 February 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 21 February 2022, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 29 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Borneo Family Holiday tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Borneo Family Holiday tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you:
  • There's a wide range of accommodation on this trip, from hotels and guesthouses to jungle camps. Some may be a little more basic than your standard Intrepid hotel, but their unique location and close proximity to wildlife is what makes them special.
  • There are a few days that we cover long distances with some travelling times of 4–5 hours. A little bit of patience will go a long way towards your enjoyment of this beautiful land!
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated. Children aged 17 years and under must present either a negative COVID-19 test, proof of recovery or proof of full vaccination. Any customer who is unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons can apply for an exemption. Customers must provide a medical certificate from a medical professional. These new safety measures apply on all trips, except for tours in Australia, New Zealand and the Cook Islands.
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