Borneo Cruises

Aerial view of Kota Kinabalu City Floating Mosque, Sabah Borneo East Malaysia
Aerial view of Kota Kinabalu City Floating Mosque, Sabah Borneo East Malaysia

Discover Borneo by cruise ship

Cruising to Borneo is an exciting experience as you come upon the island and see it's incredible landscapes, waiting to be explored. The tropical rainforests seem to be impenetrable but upon closer inspection, you'll see orchids and lianas, rhododendrons and large swathes of conifers, all protected by local conservation projects. [ReadMoreDesk] [ReadMoreMobile]

Culinary delights

The cuisine in Borneo forms a delicious blend of cultural backgrounds, including seafood caught from the South China Sea, and Malay and Indonesian delicacies. Many staples are fish and seafood based, and eaten alongside friend rice and noodles. Some of the treats of the region are provided to locals by the rainforest, such as bambagan - a fruit similar to the mango, and rambatan - as tasty as lychees.

Local Culture

Generally, Borneo has many traditional cultures, albeit they vary depending on their location within the country as many indigenous groups are scattered across its landscape. The rainforests are seen as the heart of Borneo and provide for locals livelihoods. The indigenous people are known as Dayak, with over 50 ethnic groups speaking varied languages, which resonates with the country's biodiversity.

 

Cruises to Borneo

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Idyllic Islands & Captivating Cultures of Asia • L2502

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Balmoral
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82 nights
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