Amazing Borneo was started in 2009 and has become the top leading tour operator in Borneo. They are also a mother company of many other tour operators such as North Borneo Cruise, Mount Kinabalu, Mount Kinabalu Ferrata, and North Borneo Railway. They have recently made a travel platform called SabahTravel, which allows travelers to book travel destinations, services, accommodations and many other more.
Amazing Borneo itself provides a wide range of services from tours to accommodations services, and from time to time, they give out attractive promotions! They are so successful that they have been winning a number of awards throughout the years. In 2019, they've won the Best Overseas Tour Operator and Best Tour Guide from Sabah Tourism.
Borneo Eco Tours has listed 15 reasons "Why Choose Us" but I'll only list out the top 3. They called themselves The Borneo Specialist because it allows travelers to tailor-make tours that are personal, great value for money with minimal backtracking.
Second, they practice Environmental Standard and Training. They strive to be a low environmental impact tour company with our own in-house "green policies" and Code of Practice. These include supporting hotels and restaurants that respect the environment, support ecotourism education and employ guides who are well versed in local cultures and the environment.
Third, they are Ecotourism Pioneers. Borneo Eco Tours and Sukau Rainforest Lodge have been helping local communities since they started business in 1991. Projects include medical camps, the supply of water tanks, and providing assistance to produce and promote Virgin Coconut oil, organic farming, forest restoration project, and building capacity through training.
Most importantly, they have been recognized by many international awards such as Five-Time Winner of the Certificate of Excellence from 2015-2019 on TripAdvisor, 2019 Best Tour Operator by MATTA, Gold Award Winner - Corporate Social Responsibility from PATA, Top 158 Best Adventure Travel Company on Earth from National Geography Adventure, and many more.
Downbelow began life as a PADI Dive Centre and Outbound Adventure Company based in the UK in the late 1990s. Quickly discovering that Sabah is not only a biological melting pot but a treasure trove for sports and beach lovers. The adventure enthusiasts were eager to replicate the success of their UK company to Sabah, Malaysian Borneo and introduce existing international clients and new visitors to this wonderfully diverse part of the world. They have been awarded the PADI Green Star Award for Environmental Practices to Reduce our Environmental Footprint.