Sayap Substation

Camping in the Clouds at Sayap Substation

June 14, 2017 | By Sonny Royal

On the north-western face of Kinabalu National Park lies the small village of Sayap and unbeknown to many, it’s the perfect gateway to exploring the luscious and much cooler montane rainforests of Sabah....

Danum Valley

Ancient Rainforests of Borneo

May 24, 2017 | By Sonny Royal

As the sounds of the bustling and chaotic urban environment were merely left behind among the plumes of dust as we continued our drive along the dirt road to Danum Valley, a fresh sense of excitement became predominant. Venturing into the unknown...

Kedamaian River

Xtreme Paddlers

February 16, 2017 | By Muhammad Fahmi

Kota Kinabalu is a great a jump-off for adventurous day trips, like biking, hiking, island hopping, and whitewater rafting. Most of the rafting outfits in Sabah run trips down the Kiulu or Padas Rivers, but last year a new company called Xtreme Paddlers opened up shop on the Kedamaian River...

Mataking Island


February 08, 2017 | By Carmen Lim

Mataking Island sits on the edge of the Semporna Archipelago, about a forty-five minute boat ride off the east coast of Sabah. The Reef Dive Resort is the only accommodation on the island, and it is top-notch! Wrapped in white sand and surrounded by blue-green seas...

Danum valley Jungle

Deep In Danum

December 01, 2016 | By Stasha

Along the uneven road, recent and old elephant droppings teased us at the chance of spotting the majestic creatures on our way to Borneo Rainforest Lodge. We kept our eyes peeled and fought back the urge to let the long and bumpy ride rock us into a snooze. And before we even reached our...

Sayap Gorge Sapulot


November 24, 2016 | By Jesse Kipp

Over the past few years we’ve become friends with the people of Sayap Village. Located in Kota Belud district, Sayap is the last settlement on a dirt track heading up the west side of Mount Kinabalu. One of our favorite camping spots is at Sayap Substation, a ranger outpost on the border of Kinabalu Park...