Let’s explore the Caves in Sarawak!

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Did you know that you can enjoy your Sarawak trip by going for a caving adventure other than a wildlife and jungle trekking adventure in Sarawak? Sarawak offers some unique characteristics and stories of the caves for you to discover. Here’s a list of caves that you should be going for an adventure in Sarawak: 1) Fairy Cave in Bau Fairy Cave got its name from the stalagmite structure that can be seen at the entrance. Fairy Cave was once …

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A Detailed Write-up about Mulu Pinnacles Trip (with photos)

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*content is credited to the original owner A three day adventure exploring one of the biggest cave systems in the world, and climbing up to The Pinnacles, a unique karst formation in Mulu National Park. Getting to Mulu is the first challenge… I’d organised the 4D3N itinerary a month ago through Tropical Adventure Tours & Travel (who were very efficient and easy to deal with), then booked two MASwings flights from KL connecting via Kuching. I wasn’t sure exactly what to …

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Fun & Exciting International TV shows about Borneo (Part 1)

Sabah and Sarawak are 2 famous destinations for nature and wildlife tourism. The untouched ecosystems at some of the places make them popular among nature lovers. Even though there are many documentaries about Borneo, where most of them focusing mainly on the nature, there are some of the international programs that was shot in Sabah & Sarawak that were a bit different from these documentaries, but also promoting Borneo to their own countries. Here are some of the variety shows …

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Do’s and Dont’s in the Jungle

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Do’s:   Dress Right: Comfortable attire is a must. Sometimes, you have to walk on uneven terrain, so wearing jeans or such makes it harder to walk. You need to wear clothes that cover your legs in case of some shrubs or thatches that can cause small injury and insects’ bites. Jungle is also the home of leeches, covering your legs and wear socks to prevent yourself from donating your much needed blood to the bloodsucker. To avoid mosquito bites, …

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Sipadan Island, the Diving Legend of Sabah Borneo

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Sipadan Island, just mention the name “Sipadan” and instantly the word “diving” came into mind.  Sipadan had become synonymous with diving.  Sipadan Island is an oceanic island in the Celebes Sea off the East coast of Sabah, Borneo. Sipadan Island was formed thousands of years ago through the slow process of living corals growing on top of an extinct volcanic cone.  With a depth reaching 600 metres to the sea floor, Sipadan Island was surrounded by the richest marine life …

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Adventure to Mulu National Park

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Mulu National Park is widely regarded as Sarawak’s top attraction and is a Unesco heritage-listed site. It is the most heavily promoted of all the state’s national parks and is one of the most popular destinations in Sarawak, Borneo. The park is an unspoilt nature site, offering caving, trekking and wildlife-viewing. It can be enjoyed simply for its natural magnificence, or undertaken as a challenge that even experienced outdoors enthusiasts will delight in. Among the incredible features in this 529-sq-km …

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Sarawak Baleh River Raft Safari

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The Sarawak Baleh River Raft Safari started in 1996 and normally takes place in the month of April. The sport is very challenging. Participants need to navigate their rafts over treacherous rapids. Participants will get the chance to see various cultural diversity and traditional legacy of the native riverine group of people, mainly the Ibans. The Sarawak Baleh River Raft Safari is an exhilarating river safari battle that begins with a night-long of celebration, showcasing the Iban hospitality before the …

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Is Body Rafting Possible on Kiulu River, Sabah

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So I was told that white water rafting on the Kiulu river in Sabah graded as Class I to II, was gentle and safe enough for young children aged 5 onwards, to the elderly, aged 65.  Eventhough I am not a good swimmer, I want to give it a try and challenge myself. Afterall, isn’t this what you call an adventure? Thus, I figured it would be a piece of cake for a beginner like me and my family. The …

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Sandakan Festival can attract more tourists

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SANDAKAN: Passengers arriving at the Sandakan Airport from Kuala Lumpur received a pleasant surprise yesterday when they were greeted warmly by VIPs and a group of dancers from SK Muhibbah in conjunction with Sandakan Festival. The pupils dressed in Turkish costumes delighted the visitors with a colorful and lively dance.The special welcome is for two days as part of the Sandakan Festival celebration. Other than the greeting for passengers, there will also be other activities at the airport to attract …

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Retreat of the Man of the Forest: Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sabah

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The retreat or flight of the Man of the Forest or orang-utan, due to its diminishing natural habitat, had given rise to the establishment of retreats or sanctuaries, such as the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in Sandakan, Sabah, for these gentle and intelligent great apes.  Conservation places like the 4,300-hectare virgin equatorial rainforest reserve, the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, located 25 kilometres from Sandakan, Sabah on the island of Borneo, provided a second chance for the orang-utans at leading a …

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