• The challenge

    ★✰✰✰ Entry level expedition.

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  • Your journey

    3 days 2 nights. Start and end at Kota Kinabalu.

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  • The elements

    Available all-year round. Tropical rain-forests and rivers.

Spine Of Sabah

Crocker Range Jungle Crossing

Limited run

About this Expedition

Journey into the heart of the most pristine and untouched part of Borneo, the Spine of Sabah.

Venturing through the region's tropical rain-forests, you'll be able to observe Borneo's diverse animal population running wild in their native home environment.

Designed as a first time jungle experience, over three days you will learn the basics of jungle trekking by cutting through dense foliage, crossing rushing rivers, and observing wildlife in their native habitats.

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Crocker Range Jungle Crossing



Jungle trekking

Trek for 3 days through dense jungle foliage, crossing multiple rivers, and resting in a jungle camp.

Night orienteering

Roam the jungle with the local wildlife under the cover of night.


Crocker Range Jungle Crossing

Ulu Sawatan Village

Your journey begins at the Ulu Sawatan Village with an expedition and equipment briefing.

Ulu Sawatan Dipterocap Giant

Trek through the jungle with the largest tree species (70+ meters) in the Crocker Range towering above you.

Night trek

Venture deep into the jungle to spot nocturnal wildlife, such as Clouded Leopards, Orangutans and Bonobos Monkeys.

Expedition itinerary

Day 1

  • Depart Kota Kinabalu for Ulu Sawatan Village (Approximately 1 hour 15 minutes transfer time)
  • Arrive at Ulu Sawatan Village (Latitude: 5°29'59.77"N Longitude: 116° 0'45.85"E, 585M ASL)
  • Join welcome briefing & equipment issue
  • Trek to Camp No 1 within the Crocker Range National Park, camp site selected en route (Approximately 4 to 6 hours)
  • Pass the largest dipterocap species in the area, the ‘Ulu Sawatan Giant’
  • Lunch (en-route)
  • Arrive at Camp No 1
  • Set up camp with hammock system, tarpaulin & mosquito net
  • Free at own leisure
  • Evening meal
  • Night trek / wildlife observation
  • Overnight jungle stay

Day 2

Jungle Expedition continued:

  • Breakfast
  • Trek to Camp No 2 (Approximately 2 to 4 hours)
  • Lunch (en-route)
  • Arrive at Camp & Camp set up (Camp site selected en route)
  • Free at own leisure
  • Evening meal
  • Night trek/ wildlife observation
  • Overnight jungle stay

Day 3

Jungle Expedition continued:

  • Breakfast
  • Trek to finish point (Approximately 4 to 6 hours)
  • Lunch (en-route)
  • Arrive at finish point & expedition debriefing
  • Transfer to Kota Kinabalu (Approximately 1 hour 15 minutes)

Other Details

What to bring:

  • Sleeping bag
  • Waterproofs
  • Wash kit & towel
  • Water bottle(s)
  • Torch & spare batteries
  • Leech socks (Available for purchase from us at RM 35/pair)
  • Dry bags (for electronics & other items)
  • Rucksack – approximately 40 litres
  • Insect repellent
  • Good trekking shoes/boots
  • Trekking pole (recommended for river crossings)

What we provide:

  • Hammock
  • Mosquito net
  • Tarpaulin
  • Mug
  • Whistle
  • Cutlery
  • Mess tin

Before You Book

  • Book your expedition from 14 days to 6 months from now.
  • Price of this expedition is guaranteed. View pricing ⇾
  • Complete the booking form and we'll be in touch within 48 hours to confirm details.
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