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Quad Biking in Kiulu

You will never run out of things to do in Sabah. Borneo Quad Biking (BQB) has just started its operation in Kampung Mantob, Kiulu, Tamparuli; only 1.5 hours away from KK city centre. This guided scenic adventure is a great outdoor activity for the weekends where you can just unleash...

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Mount Kinabalu

On June 5 2015, the whole world was shocked to hear that a 5.9 magnitude earthquake had hit Sabah, and the epicenter was in Ranau area, a news that was not easy to grasp since this region is outside the Ring of Fire. The earthquake claimed 18 lives and damaged...

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Mountain Guides were among celebrated at Sabah Tourism Awards 2015

2 years of great excellence in tourism industry was again celebrated at Sabah Tourism Awards 2015 on 21 November at Magellan Sutera Harbour Resort. This prestigious event is to honour great tourism players of hotels and resorts, tour operators, media, journalists, and many more for their contributions and development of...

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Borneo’s incredible biodiversity – Borneo Big 5

Borneo’s tropical rainforests and climate provide the ideal conditions for a wide variety of species to thrive. The tropical forests are home to many well-known mammals, some less known and a steadily growing number of newly discovered ones. These forests provide food and shelter for mammals ranging from the pygmy...

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Climbing Mt. Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu – What an adventurous and special experience. We decided to start our mountain tour on Wednesday the 18th of February. Our climbing group existed in total of 6 people. Some were already experienced, for others was it the first climb. Everyone sat in the van with different thoughts:...

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Proboscis Monkeys and Fireflies at Garama Village

Proboscis Monkeys This weekend I had visitors from Germany here in Kota Kinabalu who wanted to explore Sabah for a few days. Of course we wanted to do something exciting and “Bornean” together. Since we did not have much time, we decided to try a one-day trip to Garama Village...