Wildlife in Borneo

Places for Backpacking Borneo

Although Borneo is famous for its wildlife and adventure, the cities and villages are full of culture and friendly people. Use this guide for backpacking in Borneo to plan your trip and find what you need in the villages.

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Kinabatangan River Kinabatangan River

Taking a cruise on the Kinabatangan River in Sabah is an excellent way to find endangered wildlife.

Sandakan Sandakan

Sandakan is the best base for exploring the wildlife and rainforests of East Sabah. Read about where to go, food, hotels, and tips.

Rainforest Discovery Centre Rainforest Discovery Centre

The RDC in Sabah, Borneo is a cheap, easy way to learn more about the birds, plants, and animals of the rainforest.

Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu

KK, capital of Sabah, is the base for launching outdoor adventures. Although not as cheap as Kuching, the city is a gateway to exploring the rest of Sabah.

Kuching Kuching

The capital of Sarawak and Borneo’s friendliest city. Free museums, indigenous culture, and incredible food make Kuching the first stop for many travelers.

Semenggoh Wildlife Centre Semenggoh Wildlife Centre

The easiest and cheapest way to encounter orangutans in Sarawak.