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Danum Valley Rainforest, Borneo

Updated on February 16, 2015

Danum Valley: The Remaining Rain Forests in Borneo

The Danum Valley in Borneo is the largest of the remaining patches of lowland dipercarp forest in Sabah, Malaysia. This conservation area is protected from logging and hunting which have devastated much of the rest of the rainforests of Borneo.

Dabum Valley still occupies 438 square kilometres and is an excellent place to see birds, but also orangutans, gibbons, other primates, wild cats, deer, butterflies and possibly Borneo Pygmy Elephant.

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Danum Valley, Borneo Rainforests

Map of Lahad Datu, Danum Valley, Borneo, Sabah - Where is Danum Valley?

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Danum Valley

Jumping Monkey

Places to Stay in The Danum Valley - Borneo Rainforest Lodge

There is only one lodge in the Danum Valley: the Borneo Rainforest Lodge although The Executive hotel outside the conservation area is a boring, but comfortable Borneo business hotel, which serves as a good place to stay before or after enering the Rainforest. The Borneo Rainforest Lodge is one of the best jungle lodges I have ever stayed in: The rustic charm of stilted huts with balconies looking into the jungle raised walkways between the huts and a fantastic bar and restaurant with more views. Wild orangutans were swinging around nearby high up in the trees and huge butterflies fluttered past as we sat in the bar. Regular treks and drives into the jungle were organized and more canopy walkways to negotiate. A splendid place to stay.

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Proboscis Monkey


Huge Butterflies


Proboscis Monkey

Rafflesia Flower (Biggest Flower in the World)

Souvenirs, Photos and Gift Ideas from Borneo

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      SayGuddaycom 5 years ago


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      joanv334 6 years ago

      Hello, thanks for sharing!

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      MargoPArrowsmith 7 years ago

      Borneo seems like a dream

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Oh my goodness, I feel like I have been on vacation with you and in a nice warm place. Fargo is brrrrr today. That butterflies body looks the size of my thumb! Your Rafflesia Flower looks like a pice of fine art glass, beautiful work my friend!

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      KimGiancaterino 7 years ago

      Wonderful photos, as always! I would love to visit a place like this someday.

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      JammerJ 7 years ago

      Magnificent lens. Would like to see the rain forest myself. Great photos.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      This lens is awesome. I love it. I am going to tell my editors on my Thai News website to write something about this lens and probably feature it.

      I will comment here again once we do.

      Great Work

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      julieannbrady 8 years ago

      Andy, my dear! You never cease to amaze and delight me -- particularly with them there flying monkeys!

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      ElizabethJeanAl 8 years ago

      I love your pictures!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 8 years ago from United States

      This is awesome! Definitely looks like a place my son would love to visit. Perhaps we can take him for his college graduation gift. (We went to Rome for his high school graduation). I love that picture that shows the big rain drops. All of your pictures are beautiful!