Adventurous Aussies head to Malaysia for an action-packed holiday


As one of the most exciting destinations for adventure and nature lovers, Malaysia is the perfect holiday spot for Aussies looking to shake off the winter blues and pump some adrenalin into their next holiday.

Boasting UNESCO World Heritage sites, gorgeous national parks, beautiful beaches and pristine diving spots, Malaysia offers something that will appeal to all travellers – from extreme thrill seekers to those looking to indulge in some nature based activities.

From $1,770pp, you can satisfy your taste for adventure with Intrepid’s Best of Malaysia package, where you will trek through an ancient rainforest, swim in the sparkling waters around the Perhentian Islands, discover the ethnic melting pot of Kuala Lumpur, tour historic Melaka in a trishaw, experience life in an island village and tiptoe through the treetops on a rainforest canopy walk.

For those who like their adventure with a little more edge, Intrepid also offer the 22-day Best of Borneo package from $3,445pp. This tour will see you hike to the summit of the spectacular Pinnacles Trail in Mulu National Park, journey the wild Headhunters’ Trail, discover the myths of the mountain on a Dusun village homestay, experience sunrise from the Mt Kinabalu summit, and fall in love with orphaned orangutans at Sepilok.

Both packages include ground transport, tour leader, accommodation and some meals. Packages do not include flights.

Adventure World’s Wildlife Tour of Borneo is perfect for holiday-makers who are looking for an adventure with nature. This tour offers an opportunity to catch a rare glimpse of a turtle laying her eggs on Turtle Island, a stop by the famous Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary, and wildlife spotting on the banks of the Kinabatangan River. For a limited time Adventure World is offering four free nights in Kota Kinabalu, an afternoon city tour with cultural welcome dinner and return airport transfers – worth $660 per couple – when you book this tour. This 11 day/10 night tour is priced at $2,041pp for a limited time only and until sold out. Package does not include international flights.

Gap Adventures also has a number of packages on offer for travellers on the hunt for an action-packed adventure. The 10 day Sabah Adventure package will see you climb Mt Kinabalu, the highest peak in South East Asia, go turtle spotting on Turtle Island, travel up the Kinabatangan River and allow you to revive your sense of adventure as you explore Sabah away from the beaten track. 

You can also explore the sights of Sarawak, with Gap Adventures eight day Discover Sarawak package, where you will discover the diverse ecosystem of Malaysia’s largest state. This compact tour provides nature lovers with a magnificent introduction to Sarawak’s wilderness.  

Prices start from $1,839pp for the Sabah Adventure package and from $1,449pp for the Discover Sarawak package.  Both packages include tour transport and accommodation, and some meals. Packages do not include international flights.

Terms and conditions apply to all packages. For more information on each package, and to view current deals go to:  

Intrepid Travel: 1300 364 512/

Adventure World:1300 295 049/
Gap Adventures: 1300 796 618/

For more information on the range of exciting activities, adventures and experiences available in Malaysia visit:  or
Source = Tourism Malaysia
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