Sabah | Sarawak | Malaysia
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Amazing Borneo Tours is a licensed land tour operator based in Sabah, Malaysia, supported by Malaysia and Sabah Tourism Board. With more than 20 years' experience in the tourism arena, our team here at Amazing Borneo Tours are made up of travel enthusiasts, avid thrill-seekers, adrenaline-junkies, beach-frolics and specialists of adventure and discovery. We aim to educate and surprise our guests with Sabah's untouched and conserved natural wonders and are focused on helping our guests customize their own travel packages and experience.
As our travelling guests discover the treasure coves of the mountains, experience the tranquility of the waters, and are welcome by the hospitality of Borneo's warm and friendly people, they are able to appreciate and help protect and preserve the natural environment, which it may otherwise be destroyed.
When holidaying with Amazing Borneo, visitors get to share our culture and environment. Our guests will not only leave Sabah with an unforgettable experience, but also with an enriched mind filled with knowledge and happiness that will be etched for a long time... This is really what travel and touring is all about.
Our vision is to become one of the most recognized and valuable brands in East Malaysia.
The primary goals of Amazing Borneo Tours are to live our mission statement, strive to gain the respect and trust of our guests, and continue to be a leader in the tourism industry. We achieve this through dedicated hard work and commitment from each and every individual of our unified team members.
Our mission is to deliver an unmatched quality of service and an unrivalled touring experience for you.
We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of safety as well as promoting the authentic and traditional cultures of Borneo in an environmentally sustainable manner. We future proof ourselves by investing in human capital development and innovation for change to meet our customers’ needs.
We take pride in upholding a high standard of excellence in all that we do and hold ourselves accountable for results, exceeding customers’ expectations through continuous advancement in our thinking, our work, and services we provide.
We believe in executing with speed and efficiency whilst maintaining the highest of standards to seize opportunities and become industry leaders through constant innovation.
We prioritise the interest and satisfaction of our customers to provide the best possible experiences and value to our customers. Our Customer-Centric culture propels us ahead of the competition and leads to better customer retention.
Our success is fueled by genuine employee commitment. This commitment is demonstrated through realising our responsibilities and accountabilities to the company and its leadership. We are fully committed to be innovative and creative to be future ready.
Teamwork in our organization is built on mutual trust and sincere cooperation amongst employees. We constantly develop and maintain bonds with our partners, employees and customers. This is what makes our company extraordinary.
Amazing Borneo Tours & Events Sdn. Bhd. started its operation in May 2009 in response to the growing tourism industry and the need to provide information and resources to the country to promote Sabah tourism to the rest of the world. The passion for ecotourism in promoting responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people further prompted the setup of Amazing Borneo Tours.
Shortly in June 2009, we expanded our company portfolio by setting up an overseas licensed sales office in Singapore - Amazing Borneo Travel & Events, supported by the Singapore Tourism Board, and further increased our staff strength. The sales office in Singapore serves Travel Agencies, Corporates, Organizations, Schools, Singaporeans and International expatriates located in Singapore. The headquarter of Amazing Borneo Tours is located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia.
Amazing Borneo Tours employees, partners in our success, make our mission statement come alive in the way they work with every guest. Our guests have responded tremendously. Their support has enabled Amazing Borneo Tours to extend our tour business nationwide. With the entire staff of Amazing Borneo Tours participating in making our vision of distinctive quality and unparalleled guest service real, we are headed for even greater success.
Your satisfaction is significant to our success. As we continue to hear you, we uses your insight to enhance the quality and service of our tours and the overall experience. Our success is not measured by how much we make our sales, but on our customer satisfaction rating, to which we remind ourselves and share to our team daily.
Travel is important to remind us of our shared humanity, whether you're exploring the exotics or being immersed in Borneo's enchanting culture, our passion enables us to go beyond the norm when it comes to travel planning. Leave the details and designing to us, holidays are supposed to be stress-free after all.
At Amazing Borneo Tours, we grant each and every adventurer a personalized experience like no other. We are aficionados coming from every part of Borneo, passionate about guiding you through this pocket of paradise we call home.
We hold strong the value of being factual. Our tour consultants are with you every step through your booking process, we are there to scratch every inch of curiosity and enquiry that you may have. We simply want to get you going on a trip of a lifetime!
See, taste, feel and marvel at the hidden and notorious charms of Borneo, the way you want it. We, at Amazing Borneo Tours, know each experience is unique. We pave the way for dream vacations to happen by first knowing who you are. So in favor of your interests, travel budget, health conditions and level of tour activity, we tailor-make and plan to perfection your tours to give value for both your time and money. Each itinerary is carefully customized in a personalized fashion to meet your every need and expectation.
Travel with us and be assured knowing that you'll receive the best of care. We have the right connections to maintain the safety and security of our operating standards. From local police and national security forces to governmental agencies, we are well prepared to handle travel snags that may occur. Our tourist guides are certified CPR and First Aid Responders, and they are well versed in emergency regulations. Outdoor enthusiasts can travel with a peace of mind and relish in all your adventure as we ensure high quality and safe environment for outdoor sports such as mountain climbing, rafting, biking, sea-walking, diving and more.
We hold close to our hearts a sense of responsibility towards the environment, be it when we venture into villages or into the depths of nature. One of the reasons we all travel is to satisfy that hunger for beautifully strange encounters that could widen our understanding of unity in diversity. To preserve our cultural splendors, our tours include grassroots tour programs designed in an ethical and sustainable manner, to strengthen the local economies in the communities and regions we visit. Through these sustainable efforts we believe that our guests will have an authentic Borneo experience, one that will remain etched in memory.
As we believe that transportation is an integral part of visitors' experience, Amazing Borneo Tours aim for excellence when it comes to our ambitious aspirations for quality, comfort and safety standards in the vehicles we use. Our vehicle are expertly maintained and frequently inspected to guarantee safety standards.
On those long scenic drives through sweeping landscapes laced with green pastures and lush paddy fields, comfort is crucial. Leg space? Air-conditioning? Reclining-seats? UV protection? Smooth drives? We've got you covered!
Our user friendly website is convenient, easy and hassle free in assisting you throughout your booking. Pricing is transparent with different tiers based on your group size and the bigger your group, the more you save. Just 3 simple steps, browse to choose your tours, email us to confirm and finally make payment via online secured credit card. Voila, your booking is done! You will be given a login access to manage your booking where you can view your payment details, download your itinerary, and hotel vouchers online. There is no simpler way than this. A direct gateway, an efficient team, a true-blue local land touring experience!
Expect Amazing Borneo Tours to go all out when it comes to recommending you the best of the best restaurants and accommodations. We're keen on gastro-adventures, love extravagant birthday surprises, experts in fancy honey-moon arrangements and connoisseurs of elaborate romantic settings. If you're ever thinking about creating unforgettable moment under-water or above the clouds, you can count on us for that extra touch.
There are no hidden secrets about these great rates. At Amazing Borneo, we value transparency and we like to make things hassle-free. Pulling out your wallet for every entrance fee, activity or meal isn't necessary when you're travelling with us, because in regards to convenience and efficiency, our tour prices are all inclusive, unless otherwise stated.
There is just so much boiling excitement when planning a holiday. Well, we all know that time waits for no one! Your enquiry will be answered within 24 hours during the working days and 48 hours on weekends. However, our hotline numbers are available for you at all times.
Our head office is nestled in the heart of sunny Kota Kinabalu City. Walk in for a chat about your travel plans, our tour consultants will gladly work together with you in creating your dream escape. Overseas clients? No worries! Drop us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or simply give us a call at our HOTLINE number.
At Amazing Borneo, it's not just a job, it's a lifestyle! We believe success comes from the fine balance between two opposing forces, work & play, and life in Amazing Borneo is just that. Achieving that balance and cultivating the energetic environment is what enables us, the Amazing Team, to realize our talents and materialize dreams. It's a mutually rewarding experience. We see each other in the office, in the outdoors, and sometimes on the dance-floor too. And we love to admit that we pretty much have an all-star cast filled with talents... Badminton and soccer champs, singers and even dancers.
We value teamwork as we believe it takes every single individual to pull everything together. Building the right team and maintaining the bond helps achieve mutual long-term goals. We put a lot of effort in having engaging team bonding activities frequently. We love getaways, be it luxurious or exotic, like eating live sago worms while we jungle trek. We love getting all glammed up for bizarre themed-parties too. Kayak expeditions, pitching up tents in the rain, adventure lurks in every corner and we are not afraid to explore.
As much as we love the outdoors, we try to bring the fun inside too. We keep fit at our indoor gym facilities, we unwind and relax at the "Zen room"... and when we feel the need to replenish creativity or simply have a caffeine fix, we pay a visit to the high tech espresso machine at our very own cafe.
While we have our light-hearted moments, we also know when to buckle up and get serious about how things are done, to ensure a smooth and memorable travelling experience for our guests. We aim to bring out the best in our people by investing time and money to nurture talents, welcome unconventional ideas, and acknowledge the aptitude of each team player. Learn more about our Philosophy, History and the People behind our products and services.
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We embrace Diversity in the workplace. A harmonious workplace is achieved through a great mix of people with different backgrounds and skills. Being comfortable and open with varying point of views creates a big pool of ideas and experiences, the best part is jumping in!
One for all, all for one! A strong bond is what glue us all together, through the good or rough days. Everybody has a 'Place at the Table', that depth of relationship inspires creativity and innovation. We function as a family, we work as a team and we party as a troop.
Times are changing, and we love keeping up with it! We give technology a great big hug by creating a tech-savvy work-force equipped with high-speed internet, smart phones for employees and an office infrastructure like no other, we dare say.
Winner: Certificate of Excellence 2019
2019: Tripadvisor Awards
We are delighted to announce that we have once again received the 2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Receiving this award 9 years in a row serves as motivation to the Amazing Borneo team to work harder and to strive to improve our customer service so we can give our guests even more unforgettable experiences in Borneo. Also, we would like to take this opportunity to all our guests who have taken the time to leave reviews; without them, receiving this award would not have been possible!
Winner: Certificate of Excellence - Hall of Fame 2018
2018: Tripadvisor Awards
Amazing Borneo is immensely proud to announce that after retaining the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for five years in a row, we have now been recognised as winners of the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame. This additional designation demonstrates our continuous drive to deliver superior customer service, and such a testament goes out to all of our guests who took the time to complete a travel review.
Winner: Certificate of Excellence 2018
Amazing Borneo Tours is excited to announce that we have received our 8th TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. There is no greater seal of approval than being recognised by our guests. This achievement marks a remarkable vote of confidence in our continuous strive to bring you only the very best travel services and experiences in Malaysian Borneo.
Winner: Best Inbound Tour Operator
2017: Sabah Tourism Awards
Amazing Borneo Tours is honoured to once again be awarded as the Best Inbound Tour Operator at the prestigious Sabah Tourism Awards 2017. Having won this award for the second time in a row adds fuel to our passion for pursuing our future goals and rewards all of our efforts in maintaining an impeccable record of quality service to all of our guests through endless hard work and dedication. This award motivates us to continue to deliver and improve the excellent service standards to our clients and further contribute to the local tourism industry.
Winner: Certificate of Excellence 2017
2017: Tripadvisor Awards
Amazing Borneo is honoured to be once again awarded with the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for the 7th year in a row. This is both rewarding and a remarkable feat in itself as we continuously strive for excellence in what we do. We are humbled by the reviews we received on Tripadvisor as it plays a large role in our mission to consistently provide our guests with quality services and unforgettable experiences.
Winner: Certificate of Excellence 2016
2016: Tripadvisor Awards
Amazing Borneo been recognised for Superior Service and selected for the 2016 Certificate of Excellence, reflecting the consistently great reviews that we have earned on TripAdvisor.
Human Resources Minister Awards - SME Service Sector
2015: Human Resources Development Fund
On 8th December 2015, Amazing Borneo was once again surprised with a special recognition by the Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad, under the Ministry of Human Resources. Amazing Borneo has won the Human Resources Minister Awards - for the Small and Medium Employers (SME Service Sector). This is a great testament of our hardwork and dedication as a small and medium enterprise. We are still looking to grow and make our mark in the tourism field and hopefully, gain more recognition as a prominent industry player in the future.
Creativity and Innovation Award 2015
In addition to the Human Resources Minister Awards - SME Service Sector, Amazing Borneo has also been presented with the Creativity and Innovation Award 2015. As a company, we strive to be unique and offer a working environment that is teeming with creativity. We want our team players to feel motivated and energized at work so that they will be passionate with their work. To us, creativity and innovation is a way of life, therefore, we will continue to nurture creativity in our company.
2015: Sabah Tourism Awards
Amazing Borneo Tours was delightfully surprised when we were presented with the Best Inbound Tour Operator award during the prestigious Sabah Tourism Award 2015 event. This goes to show that our dedication and working culture in Amazing Borneo has made an amazing impact, not only within our four walls and onto our guests, but also onto the tourism industry as a whole. We promise to work harder in the future in order to ensure that Amazing Borneo will continue to contribute to Sabah and its fast-growing tourism industry.
Winner: Best General Tour Guide
One of our amazing tour guides was awarded the Best General Tour Guide at the Sabah Tourism Awards 2015 event. In Amazing Borneo, we nurture a culture of warmth and familial closeness, topped by passion and enthusiasm in what we do. Our tour guide is certainly an excellent epitome of what Amazing Borneo is all about.
Winner: Certificate of Excellence - Hall of Fame 2015
2015: Tripadvisor Awards
On top of being awarded with the 2015 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence, Amazing Borneo Tours has also been included in the Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame, which is a testament of our consistency in providing quality services for many years. We deliver our products and services with passion, hence, this dedication breeds excellence.
Winner: Certificate of Excellence 2014
2014: Tripadvisor Awards
Amazing Borneo have been awarded with the 2014 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence based on the number of great reviews that we have received from our guests. This recognition acts as an affirmation of our tiptop service and the quality that we deliver in all of our tour products.
Certified ISO 9001:2008 for "Inbound Tour Packages Services" under Quality Management System
2013: ISO 9001:2008
As of 19 December 2013, We have been certified ISO 9001:2008 for "Inbound Tour Packages Services" under Quality Management System! This is exciting news as it position us as the FIRST and THE ONLY tour company in Malaysia to receive such ISO (International Organization for Standardization) certification from Bureau Veritas, the most widely recognized Certification Body in the world. This certification is a testament to Amazing Borneo's commitment to its customers on Service Excellence. It will ensure that customers continue to get consistent, good quality products and services from us.
Winner: Certificate of Excellence 2013
2013: Tripadvisor Awards
We are so proud to be awarded with the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013 - marking our third year winning an award, which is determined based on use reviews. We are affirmed that we are definitely moving forward as a company and as a family, delivering the best services in the industry and making Sabah proud of our reputation so far.
Winner: Certificate of Excellence 2012
2012: Tripadvisor Awards
After our first Tripadvisor award in 2011, we went on to win another Certificate of Excellence award by Tripadvisor in 2012, proving to everyone that we have indeed continued to thrive and evolve in terms of quality and the services that we deliver to our clients. For us, the sky is ultimately the limit and we strive to go far in this industry.
Winner: Certificate of Excellence 2011
2011: Tripadvisor Awards
Two years after Amazing Borneo Tours started its operations, we finally received our first award in the form of the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2011. We are thankful to our guests who have given us excellent reviews on Tripadvisor, hence, earning us this recognition. We promise to work harder each year and continue to grow in terms of quality.
Passionate and charismatic, our Khaki-clad crew are the friendly faces that will greet you upon your arrival and fill you in on all the juicy details as you unveil the eco-wonderland of Borneo with us.
Get ready for pure, raw, unfiltered adventure. It's those spontaneous moments that makes the best memories, and our tour guides know just that. Expect off-itinerary stops to marvel at flora, fauna, flavor and feel, also some secret spots boasting stunning scenes. They are also well equipped with one-liner jokes and knock-knock jokes to keep those spirits soaring high!
Looking is not experiencing and seeing is not understanding, we make every moment a unique encounter. From steering you deep into secret streets laced with enticing eateries to 'haggling' for a better bargain at the night market to pointing out the world's smallest orchid, Savor local flavor, feast on the sights and sounds while they spell-bound you with ancient folklore tales and local myths.
Well versed in history, geology, botany, environmental science and marine biology, they'll take you on a deeper dive into the local culture with fun trivia and info-nuggets dalong the way. Excitement never runs dry when you're with these bunch of outdoor enthusiasts!
Safety is no compromise on your blazing adventure. Our tour guides are qualified with extensive years of experience. They're all well prepared for emergency.
“Do what you love and never work a day in your life.” Meet Ryan, our jungle warrior. The jungle is his office because of his fascination and passion towards nature and wildlife. To Ryan, playing chase with an orang utan is a skill gained from experience. When he’s not unveiling the deep mysterious depths of Borneo to curious wanderers, he reminisced his early days in a rock band called ‘Freaks from the Zoo’. Join him on a tour and you’ll find his easygoing character infectious.
“Improvise, adapt and overcome” ─ A mantra Joel learnt while growing up in the wilds of Tabin, Borneo. His father was a wildlife officer and the jungle is his play yard where he tagged along on expeditions. Go on a birding tour with Joe and it may come with an interesting twist; he has impressive vocal cords that are able to catch birds’ attention. Don’t forget to ask him to sing you a tune or two when you are on tour with him!
Generous with jokes, Richard has a talent to break the ice with humour. Jokes aside, his zest for variety of experiences makes him a wanderlust. He loves meeting people from different background that helps change enhance his exposure to the world outside of Borneo. “I thought I would be the one sharing stories about my homeland but being a tour guide takes me all over the world through tales from travellers.”
Ray is a fun-loving, adventure-seeking, tree-climbing explorer that is obsessed with the jungle. His passion though, lies in the botanicals of Borneo. He is a self-studying botany with deep knowledge in this field of study. The endless fascinating facts he learnt eventually led him to his dream job - guiding travellers through Borneo. Outside of work, Ray loves creating fusion recipes in the kitchen. If you want some tips on using local spices in your cooking, Ray is the guy you can go to.
Tan’s love for travelling and photography fuels his passion for tour guiding as it allows him to travel throughout Sabah. Having traversed through Borneo, Tan has quoted, “never underestimate the beauty of Sabah”. He is determined to introduce the best of Borneo to those on his tour and delivers impeccable services. If you need somebody to take good photo mementos of your trip in Borneo, Tan is ever ready to assist you.
“Routines are lethal”. After spending 5 years as an engineer, Luq traded her Electrical Engineering degree for a life of cultural exchange and immersion in the great outdoors. From alpine rock-climbing to jungle-trekking to paragliding, she embraces her passion and overcomes her fears through travel. For her, travel is not only an outward experience; it is personal and involves self-discovery. Her warm smile will brighten up your day and her deep knowledge of Borneo will enhance your tour experience.
David is an explorer that is always keen to travel the world. Being a tour guide is a job he looks forward to each day as he loves meeting new people and is enthusiastic about sharing his knowledge about Sabah. David is the embodiment of the Sabahan and their culture. Friendly and welcoming. People. From high up atop of the mountains of Crocker range to the lush rainforests of Borneo, David will delightfully be your walking compass!
Niel is a foodie and if you are going on a food hunt, he’s your best companion. Niel’s charming smile will help ease you into the local culture. Knowledgeable and friendly, he is ready to take on questions you have about Borneo. Try asking him for some local food recommendations by the end of your tour with him and he will be glad to help you out.
Diana has a smile that lights up the room. Accommodating and compassionate, she’s the best companion you can ask for be it a day tour or a multi-day tour exploring all that Borneo has to offer. Her gutsy and upbeat character will brighten your tour. If you have children that comes on her tour, you’re in for a treat as she’s great with them!
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