Tailor made:This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary. The best times to visit are (Borneo) March to October and (Sumatra) May to September.
Tailor made:Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way
Small group travel:2017: 22 Jul, 5 Aug, 19 Aug, 22 Aug, 16 Dec 2018: 24 Mar, 28 Jul, 18 Aug, 22 Dec
reviews for Family vacations in Borneo
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I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
The punctuality and friendliness of all the operators was extraordinary. There was not a bad word to say about any of them. (more)Roderick Stevens
There were lots of highlights but we particularly enjoyed seeing the elephants swimming across the river and also releasing turtle hatchlings back into the sea. We also loved Abai jungle lodge. Beautiful scenery and wonderful staff. (more)Andrea Gauntlett
It was an amazing wildlife adventure - I feel very fortunate to have seen freshly hatched baby green turtles and wild orangutans.
There were many memorable moments. Too few to fully list out! One destination was the Gomantong Birdnest Caves. The main cave tests all your senses. Certainly a location for the next Indiana Jones film, not for flip-flop wearing tourists! (more)Jonathan Reed-Lethbridge
Staying at the Kinabatangan River - the wildlife was amazing and the people were wonderful, so friendly and welcoming. We saw several different types of monkeys and birds, pygmy elephants and crocodiles and the kids loved it.
I wouldn't necessarily recommend staying in the longhouse at this stage, we didn't feel it was very authentic.
We would highly recommend hiring an English speaking guide. It really helped us to identify the different wildlife, he took... (more)Lucinda Townsley
Best bit: Seeing orangutans in the wild and at Sepilok (more)Alison Shindler
In Borneo we met and travelled with like minded families and individuals, who along with good humoured guides added enormously to the pleasure of the trip. It was excellent and would thoroughly recommend for those who are adventurous, like variety and don't mind a bit of roughing. (more)Michael Mosley
It was a fantastic vacation and I felt that we were away for much longer than we actually were. We got to visit amazing places and it felt like an adventure but at all times it was stress-free and safe (which really helps when traveling with young children). (more)Emma Beeston
Being in a group of mostly 20-somethings was a wee window into their world!
Handling the monkeys was pretty extraordinary!
Just be prepared to get dirty and for quite physical work.
Yes we were directly looking after animals.
It was a very interesting experience and we both learned a lot. But I think my 'roughing it' days are over; I was really glad to get to a nice, clean hotel at the end! (more)Mela Greenslade