In Search of Orangutans in Borneo

 

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In Search of Orangutans in Borneo

Location
Malaysia
Dates
October 2019 - December 2020
Duration#Number of nights offered for the pre cruise or post cruise program.
4-Night Pre-Cruise | 4-Night Post-Cruise

Prices starting from

£2,509 GBP/Per Person

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A unique-to-Azamara, immersive experience in Borneo—the third largest island in the world—shared by Malaysia, Indonesia, and Brunei. While here, you’ll visit the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, where you’ll see these beautiful beasts roam in the rainforest. You’ll also visit the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre—the only one of its kind in the world—helping to preserve this vulnerable species unique to Southeast Asia, before heading deep into the jungle for walking expeditions, river cruises, and educational sessions with naturalists.

Highlights

Spend time at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, enjoying a walk through the rainforest for “feeding time.”

Learn about efforts for protecting the world's smallest bear at the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre.

Enjoy a misty jungle tour on a morning river cruise on Kelenanap Ox-Bow Lake in search of waking wildlife and birds.

Highlights

  • Spend time at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, enjoying a walk through the rainforest for “feeding time.”

  • Learn about efforts for protecting the world's smallest bear at the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre.

  • Enjoy a misty jungle tour on a morning river cruise on Kelenanap Ox-Bow Lake in search of waking wildlife and birds.

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Land Program Itineraries

  • Pre-Voyage Itinerary
  • Post-Voyage Itinerary
Pre-Voyage Itinerary #Download Itinerary PDF
  • Day 1
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    Upon arrival at Kota Kinabalu Airport, you’ll be escorted to your hotel where you can check in, freshen up and relax before meeting your guide later this afternoon for your Mari Mari culture tour and dinner.

  • Day 2
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    This morning, fly to Sandakan, where you’ll be met by your guide and head directly to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Enjoy a walk through the rainforest for “feeding time,” before continuing to the nursery for young orangutans. Then, proceed to the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about efforts for protecting the world's smallest bear. After lunch, embark on a speedboat journey up the Kinabatangan River to the multiple award-winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Keep a lookout for a variety of wildlife and birds, and—if you're lucky—shy Bornean Pygmy Elephants. It’s then time for your first river safari followed by a candlelit buffet dinner overlooking the river.

  • Day 3
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    Today, after a light breakfast, you’ll set out at 5:30am for a misty jungle tour on a morning river cruise on Kelenanap Ox-Bow Lake in search of waking wildlife and birds that are most active in the morning, before returning to the lodge for a full breakfast, followed by an educational walking tour along the lodge's Hornbill Boardwalk with the in-house naturalist. You’ll then return to the Lodge for free time to enjoy spa treatments, learn Batik Painting, relax by the pool, or various other leisure activities offered here. After afternoon tea, you’ll head back out onto the river once again, in search of more wildlife.

  • Day 4
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    After breakfast, return to Sandakan by boat, and enjoy a quick lunch before proceeding to the airport for your flight to Singapore, connecting in Kuala Lumpur. Upon arrival in Singapore, you’ll be escorted to your hotel. Spend the remainder of your day at leisure.

  • Day 5
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    This morning, after breakfast, your guide will meet you at your hotel to escort you to the port to board your Azamara cruise.

Post-Voyage Itinerary #Download Itinerary PDF
  • Day 1
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    Upon arrival at the port in Singapore, you’ll be escorted to the airport for your flight to Kota Kinabalu. Upon arrival, meet your guide and transfer to your hotel where you can check in, freshen up and relax before regrouping later this afternoon for your Mari Mari culture tour and dinner.

  • Day 2
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    This morning, fly to Sandakan, where you’ll be met by your guide and head directly to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Enjoy a walk through the rainforest for “feeding time,” before continuing to the nursery for young orangutans. Then, proceed to the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about efforts for protecting the world's smallest bear. After lunch, embark on a speedboat journey up the Kinabatangan River to the multiple award-winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Keep a lookout for a variety of wildlife and birds, and—if you're lucky—shy Bornean Pygmy Elephants. It’s then time for your first river safari followed by a candlelit buffet dinner overlooking the river.

  • Day 3
    Read More +

    Today, after a light breakfast, you’ll set out at 5:30am for a misty jungle tour on a morning river cruise the Kelenanap Ox-Bow Lake in search of waking wildlife and birds that are most active in the morning, before returning to the lodge for a full breakfast, followed by an educational walking tour along the lodge's Hornbill Boardwalk with the in-house naturalist. You’ll then return to the Lodge for free time to enjoy spa treatments, learn Batik Painting, relax by the pool, or various other leisure activities offered here. After afternoon tea, you’ll head back out onto the river once again, in search of more wildlife.

  • Day 4
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    After breakfast, return to Sandakan by boat, and enjoy a quick lunch before proceeding to the airport for your flight to Kuala Lumpur, where you’ll be escorted to your hotel before embarking on a culinary tour, sampling local favorites, starting in the Hutong Food Court for a taste of siew bao, and chicken curry puff. From here it’s a short stroll to Jalan Alor, packed with rows of street-side restaurants, or “mamaks,” and busy tables of locals. Enjoy dim sum and grilled satay as you make your way to SK Corner, a popular mamak, for a taste of paper dosa. Wash it all down with a glass of Teh Tarik, a popular milk-tea. Your evening ends back at your hotel.

  • Day 5
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    This morning, after breakfast, you’ll be escorted to the airport in Kuala Lumpur for your onward flight home.

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Sailing:

Mar

11

2022

Region Asia Asia
Ship Azamara Journey Azamara Journey
Embark Singapore, Singapore Singapore, Singapore
Debark Tokyo, Japan Tokyo, Japan

Voyage Only from
£2,226 GBP

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£2,509 GBP

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Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses
£181

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11

2022

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£2,226 GBP

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Ports of Call:

  • Singapore, Singapore
  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Da Nang (Hue & Hoi An), Vietnam
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Keelung (Taipei), Taiwan
  • Kagoshima, Japan
  • Osaka (Kyoto), Japan
  • Tokyo, Japan

Ship Highlights Include:

Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Journey Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
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What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
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  • 4-Night Pre-Voyage Program
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Sailing:

Dec

7

2021

Region Asia Asia
Ship Azamara Journey Azamara Journey
Embark Singapore, Singapore Singapore, Singapore
Debark Perth, Australia Perth, Australia

Voyage Only from
£1,775 GBP

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£2,509 GBP

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Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses
£204

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Dec

7

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Ports of Call:

  • Singapore, Singapore
  • Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
  • Geraldton, Australia
  • Bunbury, Australia
  • Margaret River (Busselton), Australia
  • Perth, Australia

Ship Highlights Include:

Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Journey Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
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What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
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Sailing:

Feb

22

2022

Region Australia & New Zealand Australia & New Zealand
Ship Azamara Journey Azamara Journey
Embark Sydney (White Bay), Australia Sydney (White Bay), Australia
Debark Singapore, Singapore Singapore, Singapore

Voyage Only from
£2,702 GBP

Land Program from
£2,509 GBP

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Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses
£441

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Feb

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2022

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Ports of Call:

  • Sydney (White Bay), Australia
  • Brisbane, Australia
  • Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Cairns, Australia
  • Darwin, Australia
  • Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
  • Singapore, Singapore

Ship Highlights Include:

Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Journey Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
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What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
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Solo Cruise Deals

Solo voyagers just pay the double occupancy fares plus 50% on select voyages.

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