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Home to the Orangutan

Borneo is a place of dense jungle where villagers have carried on the same way of life for hundreds of years, many living in longhouses.

Essential information for Borneo

Local time


Flag of Malaysia


Malaysian Ringgit
Official currency of Malaysia

Flight information

17h 10m
Kota Kinabalu (BKI)
Indirect flight

Flight schedule

  • Fly from Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur then onwards to Kota Kinabalu with Malaysian Airlines.

Do I need a visa?

British citizens do not require a visa.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »


Malaysia's best-known animals are the orang-utans of Borneo. At the Sepilok Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre in Sabah, you can meet these lovely creatures - you'll get gooey-eyed when you see the cute babies.

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