Bornoe Sabah Marine Park
Borneo Sabah Marine Park

Borneo is an island in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. With pristine forests, rare animals and multicolored culture, this is the ideal place for those who love nature exploration. Are you looking for Borneo experiences and Borneo must do? Let’s check it out our Borneo experiences: Borneo activities, top things to do in Borneo, Borneo adventure and etc.. from diving, hiking, picnic with local people, to cruise…). Now, find out Top 7 unforgettable experiences on the tropical island of Borneo with Living Nomads below.

The diverse islands of Indonesia and Borneo contain all that's good about South East Asia.
The diverse islands of Indonesia and Borneo contain all that’s good about South East Asia.
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Bornoe Sabah Marine Park
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Kota Belud, Borneo
Kinabalu Park
Kinabalu Park

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1. Dive with sea turtles in Sipadan

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You can imagine that you are kneeling on the golden sands by the sea, watching the tortoises which are only a handful distance. This is an exciting experience awaiting you at the blue sea of Sipadan Island, Borneo.

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Not only tortoises and turtles, you can also dive around the shallow coral reefs in the eastern apex of this small island, and you can see, around you are a whole bunch of colorful fish. Dive a little deeper into the water; you will be watching jackfish, barracuda, tuna…

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2. Climb to the highest mountain in Southeast Asia

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At a high of 4,095 meters above sea level, Kinabalu is one of the highest mountains in Southeast Asia. This is also a climbing mountain easy to climb with well-maintained trails.
Kinabalu is a favorite mountain of plant lovers. In addition to the insect-collecting plants, there are 1,200 kinds of orchids that live in cool and wet conditions. This is also the home of the small frogs. However, because they are so small, they are hard to see.

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Although climbing is only about a day, most people choose to spend the night in Laban Rata with a large hut at an altitude of 3,272 m before going to see dawn and conquer the mountain. Do not forget to visit the Poring hot spring on the side to relax.

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3. Take a trip on the river

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The great Kinabatangan is considered as the way through the complex Borneo. This is the land of elephants and other tribes.

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To experience the many interesting things here, take a boat trip to the river at dawn or sunset, stay at the bamboo hut in Sukau or Abai village and enjoy local foods. You can take a stroll in the night woods with the guides and discover things you have never seen in your life.

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Nearby, the Gomantong Cave is also a tourist attraction with its bat and lair.

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4. Enjoy the rich cuisine

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Borneo’s cuisine is richly influenced by India, Malaysia, and China. In addition, local people love to marinate with spices from the green forest, so you will be sipping flavors never tasted in your life. Just ask any Nasi Lemah packman, they will introduce your favorite green forest flavor for you to see.

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If you can tolerate the taste of durian, this is a good suggestion for you. However, hotels, buses, and airplanes will not allow you to take durian.

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5. Enjoy music in the deep forest

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Situated in the Borneo deep forest, Sarawak Cultural Village specializes in performing and preserving the life and culture of the Borneo tribe. It is also the place for the annual World Festival of Tropical Forest Music, a three-day event that attracts around 24,000 participants.

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You not only just listen to the world’s top musicians, but also you can experience local life, learn customs, dances, and music among traditional houses at the foot of Santubong Mountain.

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6. Follow the natives to watch monkeys

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If you have the opportunity to visit Borneo, you must try to watch the orangutan jocko. When the environment is devastating at an alarming rate, the two centers for Semanggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation in Sarawak and the Orang Utan Environment Rehabilitation Center in Sabah will give you a chance to see this species at close distance, learn how to protect them.

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If you go to Sepilok, do not forget to visit the moon bear sanctuary. The moon bear, named after the golden coat in front of the breed, is currently losing its habitat and needs our help to survive.

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7. Picnic with Penan people

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To get close to the jungle and indigenous people, try this experience. The Penan people were a nomadic tribe in the past; they knew exactly how to live in harmony with the jungle. You need to go helicopter to Long Lellang in the forest and take a canoe to visit them.

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Here, you will see how people get food, water, housing, basket weaving, bracelets from rattan wares, and even making bamboo musical instruments. This is a beautiful area and the guides you know are very knowledgeable.

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