Eco-tourism

We pride ourselves in offering a unique and ethical way to explore Borneo. We run a 10 day tour each month which visits some of the most spectacular national parks in Sarawak. The profit from the fee participants pay goes back into the communities that are visited on the tour. By investing in local communities who live near national parks we help wildlife by demonstrating that low-impact eco tourism can support a sustainable way of life for both wildlife and communities. Our mission is to work with local communities to keep wildlife in the wild. We keep our group sizes small to ensure that our tour remains low impact and your guide will keep you at a safe and respectful distance if you do spot wildlife. When it comes to spotting wildlife nothing is ever 100% guaranteed That’s the beauty of it and that is what makes it all the more special when you do see a wild animal. Knowing that an animal is truly wild and that you have been lucky enough to spot them just doing their own thing is very special. To find out more about our tour click here.   

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Testimonials

  • "My 4 weeks at Matang not only achieved a life long dream for me, but also helped me mature and grow in confidence. "
    Sophie, UK
  • In the past 2 weeks I've done more than I ever thought possible. I've helped with enrichment and husbandry at Matang Wildlife Centre with orangutans, sun bears, gibbons and many others. Seen flying lemers glide, wild pigs run on the beach, sunsets like no other, been bitten by a leech, mixed cement by hand, carried wheel barrow after wheel barrow and shovelled so much s*?itย I'm considering adding it to skills on my c.v. I've learnt so much and it's been a truly life changing experience and to top it off I've met some amazing people! I'll be back Borneo! Volunteered April 2016
    Jade Galley
  • I've been every year since 2009 and will continue to visit every year until I become too old and doddery to get on a plane. The most life changing experiences of my life!!
    Elaine
  • "Going on the 2 week volunteer trip to the Matang Wildlife Centre will remain one of my top 5 life experiences".
    Tessa, AU
  • "Yes, it's hard work, but the satisfaction you get from knowing you are helping to make a difference in these animals' lives makes it all worthwhile."
    Sue, AU

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