Join us on our inaugural journey as we traverse the northern coastlines and equatorial waters of Borneo from Manila to Singapore on this 16-night voyage aboard Coral Geographer. Our journey spans the Philippines, Malaysia, the Sultanate of Brunei, Kalimantan and into Singapore. Explore rich traditional culture and customs, discover centres of evolution in ancient rainforests, connect with conservation efforts, and enjoy rarely seen aquatic and geographical wonders. Dive and snorkel at the heart of the Coral Triangle amidst unparalleled marine biodiversity. Explore Culion’s historical village and UNESCO-inscribed leprosy archives, then journey to Brunei’s Iban longhouses to witness the fusion of tradition and modernity. Explore Bako National Park’s diverse ecosystems with an expert birding guide to discover abundant bird species and spot proboscis monkeys in the wild. Meet orangutans at Semenggoh Wildlife and Conservation Centre, unveiling the challenges they face due to habitat loss. Delve into the ancient mysteries of Niah Caves, then immerse yourself in the cultural medley of the five ethnic groups of Sabah, savouring local cuisine in a traditional longhouse set amongst exotic jungle surrounds.
- Dive and snorkel at the geographical centre of the Coral Triangle amongst the most biodiverse marine habitats in the world
- Explore the historical village of Culion and the leprosy archives inscribed into the UNESCO Memory of the World Register
- Visit Iban longhouses deep in the jungles of Brunei and learn about past traditions in modernity
- Explore the seven complete ecosystems of Bako National Park and look out for the proboscis monkey and the 264 species of birds found in the area with a local expert birding guide
- Meet resident Orangutans and hear about the continuing plight of dislocation from natural environments at the Semenggoh Wildlife Centre
- Explore one of the world’s most unique Cave systems and archaeologies – Niah Caves
- Enjoy an exotic cultural feast event interacting with diverse ethnic groups at Mari Mari Cultural Village