Borneo - Sabah (PDF Chapter)
This is the Sabah chapter from Lonely Planet’s Borneo guidebook.
Sabah occupies a relatively small chunk of Borneo, yet packs a punch: turquoise-fringed de-sert islands with coral reefs swarming with marine biodiversity; trekkers’ paradise Mt Kinabalu reaching into the clouds; and jungles pulsing with bug-eyed tarsiers, gibbons, pythons, clouded leopards and huge crocs.
- dive among sea turtles and sharks along multicoloured reefs in the Semporna Archipela-go
- trek up Mt Kinabalu, Borneo’s highest mountain, for the ultimate sunrise
- look for leopard cats, civets and deer on night safaris in Deramakot Forest Reserve
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Kota Kinabalu, Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, Pulau Manukan, Pulau Mamutik, Pulau Sapi, Pulau Gaya, Pulau Sulug, Northwestern Sabah, Mt Kinabalu & Around, Kinabalu National Park, Northwest Coast, Island Getaways, Eastern Sa-bah, Sandakan, Sepilok, Sandakan Archipelago, Deramakot Forest Reserve, Sungai Kinaba-tangan, Lahad Datu, Danum Valley Conservation Area, Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Semporna, Semporna Archipelago, Tawau, Tawau Hills Park, Maliau Basin Conservation Area, Southwest-ern Sabah, Interior Sabah, Beaufort Division, Pulau Tiga National Park, Pulau Labuan.
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