Useful tips

Is Borneo safe for tourists?

Is Borneo safe for tourists?

Borneo in general is a safe destination with relatively low crime rates. Tourists should exercise the usual precautions – not walking alone at night, not leaving valuables such as cameras and smart phones on display, and using registered taxis.

Do I need to quarantine in Sabah?

All travellers from/to Sabah are required to undergo Covid-19 PCR test 72 hours prior to journey and must undergo a 14-day mandatory quarantine and swab test at designated centres upon arrival in Sabah. All travellers from/to Sabah are required to undergo Covid-19 screening test 3 days prior to journey.

Is Borneo expensive to visit?

Borneo is one of the more expensive places to visit in South East Asia. But that’s not to say a holiday there still can’t be done on a budget. You can certainly do most things even by spending just US$40 a day, especially if you map out your adventures before you get there.

Where is the Tourist Information Centre in Sabah?

Sabah Tourism has Tourist Information Centre at their office located at No. 51 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu. The Sabah Tourism Board and Sri Pelancongan operation hours are as follows: To market position SABAH, Malaysian Borneo as the premier nature adventure destination in the world.

Which is the third largest economy in Sabah?

Tourism is Sabah’s third largest and one of the important income generating sectors which supports more than 80,000 jobs. Striving to ensure that tourism remains an important economic pillar, Sabah Tourism, continues to promote and market Sabah as a world-class premier eco tourism destination.

Where are the best places to visit in Borneo?

Many popular tourist hotels and resorts are located only a few miles outside Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, as well as outside Kuching or Miri in Sarawak, which are great starting points for many Borneo tours to its wildlife, nature and cultural attractions.

What are the best things to do in Sabah Malaysia?

Sabah combines protected jungles with tropical islands spread in the South China, Sulu and Celebes Sea. Jungle retreats, hundreds of kilometers of coastline and some of the world’s best diving spots feature in the East Malaysian state too.