Borneo Adventure Centre & Lodge

Address: Lorong 1, Tingkat 1, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88805, Malaysia | Hostel
 
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This hostel, located on Lorong 1, Tingkat 1, Kota Kinabalu, is near Mount Kinabalu, Manukan Island, Sepilok Nature Resort / Orang Utan Sanctuary, and Kinabalu National Park.
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Travel Blogs from Kota Kinabalu

New Speed Record...and another brush with death!

A travel blog entry by smallcatfun on Jul 04, 2015

34 photos

... in generally calm conditions, but then the resort staff chased us away – first claiming that we could not anchor there, then trying to charge us and finally by running boats and jet skis just feet from our boat to create waves. We decided not to cause a fuss being guests in this country and moved back over in front of the Sutera Marina complex. We anchored behind a couple other cats just to south of the marina entrance and went ashore to enjoy the amenities and to get our ...

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

A travel blog entry by timelaine on May 30, 2015

2 comments, 14 photos

... along the rivers. Some of their ancestors used to be "Head Hunters" .Many of the groups built their tradional house at the fair grounds and dressed up in their traditional clothing and performed dances and music. Afterwards, they would sit around and drink beer and rice wine with their friends and family. We were invited into some of the houses to dance and drink with them. It was ...

Borneo - Home to the Man of the Jungle

A travel blog entry by anna_and_steve on Jan 13, 2015

1 comment, 42 photos

... was like a lost paradise was an added bonus.

After Turtle Island we visited Sepilok Orangutan sanctuary where we saw some semi wild Orangutans also known as the men of the jungle. It was great to see the conservation work going on here and we were glad to hear that Orangutan numbers are on the up again after some very sketchy times where numbers dwindled to as little as 6000.

Finally we visited Kota Kinabalu National ...

Open Water Scuba Diving: Day 1

A travel blog entry by kvstark on Nov 16, 2014

1 comment

... I just ponied the money up - it's $3, oh well. Malaysia's got about a 3:1 exchange rate with the USD and things are kind of expensive here. It's most apparently at the 7-11s, since they carry almost all the same stuff as in Thailand, but it's twice as expensive (at least). Sometimes I look at the price of something (a pack of gum, for example) and realize it's more expensive than in the US. It's hard to find food for under ten ringgits, while in Thailand I could easily ...

Snorkel and Dive Day

A travel blog entry by dt_borneoblitz on Sep 26, 2014

19 photos

... fish do their thing. Bewdiful.

Then lunch. Advertised as a BBQ but actually packed egg fried rice with a smattering of what you ordered be that meat or vegetable. Not the flashest but filled a gap.

From there the land based folk explored the island to visit the mud pool which was fun by all accounts and saw the aforementioned animals. Dave and I did our dive thing. This dive had a lot less viz, more like a NZ dive ...