Travellers in Sunny Singapore now have another option to make their way over to the Land Below the Wind as Malindo Air inaugurates their Singapore (SIN) - Kota Kinabalu (BKI) direct flight on the 10th of August 2018.
Tourists are welcomed to visit the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque provided visitors follow the newly-imposed rules from 1st August 2018 onwards.
Pendant Hut will be experiencing water shortages from 19th July 2018 onwards due to minor maintenance works on the water supply system.
When it comes to booking a Mount Kinabalu, the vast number of reviews cascading the world wide web has turned myths into widely accepted facts. We will be debunking these claims and separating the fact from the fiction.
Attention to all travellers!
Kindly be informed that Sabah Parks (the collecting agent for Majlis Keselamatan Negara (MKN)) has revised the Sipadan Conservation Permit Fee to MYR 148.40 per person, per day (inclusive of 6% Malaysia Goods & Services Tax (GST)) effective on August 14th, 2018.
KOTA KINABALU: The suspension on all Mount Kinabalu Climbing Activities has been lifted and resumed as usual on the 10th of March 2018 onwards.
KOTA KINABALU: A moderate 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit Ranau at local time 9:06pm on 8 March 2018. Tremors were felt in some parts of Sabah.
As a safety precaution, Sabah Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun has ordered the temporary suspension of Mount Kinabalu climbing activities.
We waited in anticipation and were finally relieved when it was announced that Amazing Borneo Tours were presented with the Best Inbound Tour Operator (Sabah/Malaysia) award for the second time in a row!
Brittany Anne Novick ruled Miss Scuba International 2017 after beating 15 other contestants from different nations.
It’s that time of year once more. Young girls are shuffling here and there with their hair tied up in a fancy bun; loud gongs can be heard from a far and everyone is rocking the Sumazau. For native Sabahans, this is a normal occurrence for the month of May. But if you’re not from around here, it marks the start of joyous festival that goes on for a month.
Amazing Borneo's in-house Mountain Guide grabs gold in 29th Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon
By January next year the state of Sarawak will open a new department of national parks and wildlife in a landmark action. They are already in the process of adding several new totally protected areas (TPA’s) to the list to make up around 3.3 million acres.
In this part 3 of our special on Southeast Asia's top UNESCO sites we travel to Vietnam. The surreal semi submerged pinnacles of Ha Long Bay look like they should be on the cover of some science fiction or fantasy novel and the myths and legends behind them are equally at home in such a publication. Likewise the ancient temples that make up My Son Sanctuary have a mystic, pre-historical feeling that is remeniscent of an Indiana Jones or Tomb Raider movie. It is for these contributions to Southeast asia's rich cultural and geological histories that UNESCO has declared them world heritage sites.
Mount Kinabalu’s soon to be opened 'Kota Belud trail' promises more scenic adventures. This alternative trail will take a Westernly route, compared to the easternly Ranau Trail. The Kota Belud Trail is said to be relatively shorter and more scenic, and ends at Sayat-Sayat check-point, the last check point throughout the 8km climb to Low’s Peak summit.
Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said "I can describe both trails as ‘beautifully challenging’ and visitors who appreciate nature and its beauty will find the experience of trekking these trails very enjoyable."
The say the clothes make the man, and when it comes to doing sporty activities such as mountain climbing, this saying rings truer than ever. If an activity involves five to six hours of trekking, comfort should be your utmost priority. Check out this list of clothing and equipments you should have on your expedition to conquer Mount Kinabalu
Following the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck Mount Kinabalu nearly 10 months ago, the local authorities have identified several measures to enhance the safety of hikers, ranging from plans to install rockfall barriers to putting more safety and rescue personnel on standby to assist climbers in crises.
The Orangutan Rehabilitation and Conservation Programme, which is a support programme of the Sabah Wildlife Department’s Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, is now at its final stage of completion.
Send your loved ones (or even yourself) a postcard, Mountain high... Ocean deep!
We all know about posting letters from up above Mt.Kinabalu, right? Been there, Done that? How about posting letters from the country's deepest underwater postbox? Only in Layang-Layang Island, Malaysian Borneo!
Suit up, grab a mask and a pair of fins… because the plain old experience of sending mail this time round will be a fascinating one, embraced by schools of hammerhead sharks, amidst spectacular varieties of reef species, Manta Rays, Gorgonian corals, Parrotfish, Batfish, and even the elusive Sunfish!
With mud slides clogging up rivers, Ranau and surrounding areas are facing an acute water shortage. The mud slide rampage had forced families to evacuate their homes since Monday. We spent the day delivering clean water to the temporary evacuation centre at Ranau Community Hall.
Implementation of 6% GST by Malaysian Government for Tours & Services Starting from 1st April 2015 and the collection of 6% GST by Amazing Borneo Tours