Borneo Proboscis monkey

Sabah’s largest waterway is one of only two regions in the world which are inhabited by ten species of primate, and is Borneo’s most popular destination for tourists hoping to catch a glimpse of a wild orangutan.

Most visitors will opt to cruise down the river, combined with the odd trek and overnight stay in a jungle-fringed campground. The river itself is home to freshwater sharks and crocodiles, but If you’re very lucky, you might spot a Bornean elephant on the banks.

The area is also home to the Kinabatangan Orangutan Conservation Project. Although not a tourist-oriented enterprise like Sepilok, the centre may help you source guides should you wish to search for wild orangutans.

Sabah

A guide to spotting orangutans in Sabah

Borneo is the only island in the world that is home to three nations: Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesian Kalimantan. Sabah is one of the two Malaysian Borneo states in the northern part of the island. It was part of the British protectorate of North Borneo until 1963...read more

14 days

The best of Sarawak

Orangutans, rainforests and beaches
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Kinabatangan Wildlife Reserve Tours

Off The Beaten Track in Borneo

Kota Kinabalu, Sepilok and the Kinabatangan River

15 daysFrom £3,000
Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary, Kota Kinabalu, Kinabatangan Wildlife Reserve, Danum Valley
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Family, Adventure, Caving, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Camping, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism

Beach and Wildlife

Explore Borneo's national parks and beaches

14 daysFrom £3,000
Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Bako National Park, Kinabatangan Wildlife Reserve, Mulu National Park, Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park
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Activity Luxury, Beach, Family, Adventure, Caving, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Camping, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks

Luxury, Adventure & Boutique Beach

Explore Borneo's beaches and cities

15 daysFrom £3,000
Borneo, Malaysia
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Luxury, Beach, Adventure, Caving, Water Sports, Kayaking, Canoeing, Active, Walking, Snorkelling, Swimming, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities, Museums & Galleries

Borneo Highlights and Langkawi beach

15 days exploring Borneo and Peninsular Malaysia

15 daysFrom £3,000
Borneo, Malaysia
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Beach, Active, Walking, Snorkelling, Swimming, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities, Museums & Galleries

Malaysia's Wildlife and Nature Encompassed

Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu and Gaya Island

20 daysFrom £3,000
Borneo, Malaysia
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Beach, Adventure, Caving, Hiking & Trekking, Water Sports, Kayaking, Active, Walking, Snorkelling, Swimming, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities

The Contrasts of Malaysia

Experience wildlife and cities in Malaysia

19 daysFrom £3,000
Borneo, Malaysia
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Beach, Adventure, Water Sports, Kayaking, Active, Walking, Snorkelling, Swimming, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities, Museums & Galleries, Culinary, Food

Kinabatangan Wildlife Reserve Travel Companies

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Boutique holidays for curious travellers
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Safari, Luxury, Beach, Family, Nature & Wildlife, Culture

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