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Borneo Family Adventure

Private Travel | Family adventures 13 Days & 10 Nights Lead-in price: £3195 Current prices from: £3195
Take your family on a trip to Borneo, with lots of opportunities for adventure and wildlife-watching along the way.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

Abai

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3086 3188 3290 3290 3290 3290 3290 3290 3188 3188 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 2373 2373 2373 2475 2475 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 6 5
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 38215 26811 1777 1265 1636 1687 1667 1978 2028 2249 26911 37515
Rainy Days 25 18 15 11 13 16 17 18 18 21 25 26
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2882 2882 2882 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984

Batang Ai

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3086 3086 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 2170 2170 2170 2170 2272 2170 2170 2170 2170 2170 2170 2170
Sunshine hours 4 5 5 6 6 6 7 6 5 6 5 5
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 6 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 39416 31512 30812 31412 25610 1958 1887 2419 28311 31012 32613 37715
Rainy Days 28 23 23 22 19 17 18 19 22 25 27 18
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2882 2882 2984 3086 3086 3086 3086 3086 3086 3086 3086 2984

Gaya Island

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 3086 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3086 3086 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2373 2475 2475 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373
Sunshine hours 6 7 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1707 974 1034 1476 26410 27711 24910 24610 29011 31612 28711 2409
Rainy Days 17 13 11 13 8 18 18 18 22 23 24 21
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2882 2781 2882 2984 3086 3086 3086 3086 2984 2984 2984 2984

Kota Kinabalu

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 3086 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3086 3086 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2373 2475 2475 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373
Sunshine hours 6 7 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1707 974 1034 1466 26410 27711 24910 24610 29011 31612 28711 2409
Rainy Days 17 13 11 13 18 18 18 18 22 23 24 21
Humidity H H H VH VH VH H VH H H H H
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2882 2781 2882 2984 2984 3086 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2882

Kuching

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3086 3188 3290 3391 3391 3290 3290 3290 3290 3290 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 2373 2373 2373 2373 2475 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373
Sunshine hours 4 4 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 4
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 69627 53921 35614 27411 2409 2008 1897 2209 27011 33113 35614 49319
Rainy Days 29 24 22 22 19 18 17 19 21 25 28 30
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2882 2882 2984 2984 3086 3086 3086 3086 2984 3086 2984 2984

Sepilok

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 2984 3086 3188 3290 3290 3290 3290 3290 3188 3086 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 6 0
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 13 12 12 12 12 12 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 44918 27911 1998 1205 1586 2078 1988 24810 24810 24310 31012 43917
Rainy Days 23 18 13 12 14 16 17 19 19 22 25 0
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2882 2882 2882 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984

Sukau

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 2984 3086 3188 3290 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3086 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2272 2272 2272 2373 2373 2373
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 6 5
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 38215 27611 1847 1325 1667 1687 1687 1978 2028 2209 26210 36314
Rainy Days 25 18 15 11 13 16 17 18 18 21 25 26
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2882 2882 2882 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Kota Kinabalu

(N)

Day 2: Kota Kinabalu

Arrive and transfer to the Hyatt Regency for 4 nights. (N)

Day 3: Island visit & zip line experience

Take a short boat ride to the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, where you can take a ride on the Coral Flyer, the world’s longest island-to-island zip line at 250 metres long. In the afternoon, swim, snorkel or relax on the beach. (B, L)

Day 4: Kiulu river rafting

Travel to the scenic Kiulu river for an exciting introduction to river rafting. (B, L)

Day 5: Cooking class in Kota Kinabalu

This morning you will learn to cook some traditional dishes of Sabah, Borneo in a hands-on cooking class, preparing ingredients you have bought in a nearby market. (B, L)

Day 6: Fly to Sandakan • Sepilok

Fly south to Sandakan to visit the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. Afternoon cruise into the jungle down the Kinabatangan river to search for wildlife. Stay 1 night at the Abai Lodge. (B, L, D)

Day 7: River cruise to Sukau

Morning boat trip to Pitas lake to spot proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants and birds. Visit a local village for lunch, then cruise up river to Sukau in search of wild orang utans. Overnight stay at the Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. (B, L, D)

Days 8-9: Tabin Wildlife Reserve

Drive east and stay 2 nights at the Tabin Wildlife Resort. Excursion at dusk to spot wildlife. The following day cycle to the Lipad ‘mud volcano’, which acts as a mineral salt lick for birds, elephants and Bornean bearded pigs. Afternoon walk along the river to spot Asian small-clawed otters. (B, L, D)

Days 10-11: Fly to Kota Kinabalu

Fly to Kota Kinabalu and stay at the Hyatt Regency for 2 nights. The following day is at leisure. (B, L)

Days 12-13: Fly home

Take an overnight flight home and arrive the next day. (B)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Superior tour:

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • Tabin Wildlife Resort
    Tabin Wildlife Resort

    The Tabin Wildlife Resort is built along the Lipad river in the thick jungle of the Tabin Wildlife Reserve. Various birds and sometimes small mammals can be sighted quite easily within the resort. A small cafe serves simple western and local dishes. Facilities should be regarded as basic. In the evenings, presentations are sometimes held on Tabin's natural wonders. Features: 20 rooms, cafe, lounge. Room amenities: En suite bathroom, hot water shower, private balcony, ceiling fan.

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  • Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge
    Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge

    The Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge is situated 47km from the mouth of the Kinabatangan river in an area of rainforest home to many birds and monkeys. This eco-friendly resort utlilises solar panels for water heating and biodegradable toiletries to minimise its impact on the environment. The lodge's rooms are set in a number of stilited semi-detached bungalows throughout the jungle, connected to the main lodge by a series of walkways. Features: 33 rooms, restaurant/bar, air conditioned TV lounge, terrace. Room amenities: En suite bathroom with hot showers, ceiling fan.

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  • Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
    Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

    Overlooking coral islands and the South China Sea, the Hyatt Regency Kinabalu offers modern comforts and a choice of local and international cuisine. Rooms are equipped with satellite television, hi-speed broadband internet access and a comfortable workspace. Recreational facilities include spa and gym, swimming pool, golf, tennis, squash and badminton.

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  • Abai Jungle Lodge
    Abai Jungle Lodge

    The Abai Jungle Lodge is set in the isolated Abai region on the Kinabatangan river and features guestrooms situated in wooden pavilions. The lodge is ecologically conscious and uses rainwater collected in cisterns above the chalets, and low-emission diesel engine generators. Accommodation is basic with no air conditioning, but has clean and comfortable rooms. Features: 26 rooms, restaurant/bar, jungle board walks. Room amenities: Ceiling fan, safe.

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Dates & prices

FBT2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £3195 per person

High season from £3495 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

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