Paragliding is an adventure activity that is now available as a day-trip from Kota Kinabalu. The Rustic Borneo team set out early one morning recently to explore Sabah’s paragliding options, hoping to discover what it’s like to soar above the clouds. Our chosen site was the area just outside the town of Ranau, famous for […]

Live it up in Malaysia’s capital with our Traders Hotels Kuala Lumpur Luxury Package. Even as on-the-ground experts in the most beautiful, natural Borneo, Rustic Borneo appreciate the value of a quality city break. It’s the best way to take in the the hustle bustle of Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur. That’s why we know you’ll […]

Book and climb Mt. Kinabalu with us in November 2015 and we’ll throw in 1 night accommodation at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, absolutely free! That’s right, a free night accommodation in one of Kota Kinabalu’s top, 5-star resort hotels for you to recover in after climbing the mighty Mt. Kinabalu. What’s the catch? […]

Padas River White Water Rafting by Rustic Borneo’s intern, Amelia Robert Jenet. As part of her internetship at Rustic Borneo, Amelia, a student at University Malaysia Sabah, is gaining experience of Sabah’s travel industry and, of course, the tourism products on offer here. To that end, she took on Padas River White Water Rafting and […]

Mt Kinabalu is open for climbing to Laban Rata again! The 1st of September saw climbing Mt. Kinabalu recommence with a small group of 24 multi-national climbers taking on the route to Laban Rata, under the watchful eye of 12 mountain guides, Borneo Post reported. Sabah Parks director, Dr Jamili Nais, told the Borneo Post […]

Now is a great time to travel to Borneo to take advantage of great prices. Not only is the currency favourable, but Rustic Borneo is offering additional discounted tours in Sabah. The variety of tours below is just too good to resist, so read on to see what we have in store for you.   […]

Kiulu River White Water Rafting by Rustic Borneo’s intern, Amelia Robert Jenet. As part of her internetship at Rustic Borneo, Amelia, a student at University Malaysia Sabah, is gaining experience of Sabah’s travel industry and, of course, the tourism products on offer here. To that end, she took on Kiulu River White Water Rafting and […]

Mari Mari Cultural Village by Rustic Borneo’s intern, Amelia Robert Jenet. As part of her internetship at Rustic Borneo HQ, Amelia, a student at University Malaysia Sabah, is gaining experience of Sabah’s travel industry and, of course, the tourism products on offer here. To that end, she visited the Visit the Mari Mari Cultural Village […]

Kawa Kawa River Cruise Experience by Rustic Borneo’s intern, Amelia Robert Jenet. As part of her internetship at Rustic Borneo HQ, Amelia Robert Jenet,  from University Malaysia Sabah, is gaining experience of Sabah’s travel industry and, of course, the tourism products on offer here. To that end, she went on the Kawa Kawa River Cruise […]

The Fish Market is located right on the water’s edge, directly behind the main building visible from the street, called Pasar Besar Kota Kinabalu – Kota Kinabalu’s Grand Market, also known as the Central Market. Sabah is known throughout Malaysia as having some of the best and cheapest seafood and its all on display at […]