Top 10 things to do in Borneo

Mount Kinabalu, Borneo | Top 10 things to do in Borneo
1. Climb Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia's highest peak - a relentless 2-day climb, but reaching the peak and seeing the sunrise makes it all worthwhile


Tunku Abdul Rahman marine park, Borneo
2. Unwind on one of the lush tropical islands along Borneo's Sabah coastline – the beautiful islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park are just a 20 minute boat ride from Kota Kinabalu


Diving in Sipidan, Borneo
3. Discover an underwater paradise off of Sipadan Island, rated as one of the best dive sites in the world


Explore the riverside city of Kuching
4. Explore the cultural heritage of Kuching in Sarawak, a delightful riverside city steeped in history


Ride the North Borneo steam railway
5. Ride the North Borneo steam railway - passing through villages and coastal towns, paddy fields, rainforests and plantations of rubber and coffee


Relax at Poring Hot Springs
6. Relax at Poring hot springs - soak away the day in the spring's hot sulphuric minerals, deemed to have healing properties and very popular among the locals


Canopy walk in Borneo
7. Try a canopy walk through the trees for an impressive aerial view of the forest below at Kinabulu Park


Proboscis monkey, Borneo
8. Get up close to bizarre-looking monkeys in the Klias Wetlands where the large proboscis monkey population is the latest ecotourism destination in Sabah


Orangutans, Borneo
9. Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary - a rehabilitation centre for orphaned baby orang utans where you can watch them up close in their natural habitat


See ancient longhouses tucked behind almost every bend in the river
10. Sarawak Iban Longhouse - take a longboat ride up the Lemanak River to see ancient longhouses tucked behind almost every bend in the river

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