How To Spend 2 Weeks In Sabah by The O’briens Abroad


Sabah Tourism Awards 2019 Winner
Best Tourism Article on Sabah (Malaysia)
The O’briens Abroad
Title Of Article: How To Spend 2 Weeks In Sabah

Sabah is a travel paradise with so many beautiful and unique places for you to explore and activities to participate in. Get the full experience of Sabah with the O’brien family as they list down a whole two-week itinerary of their trips – covering areas from #kkcity, Sandakan, Lahad Datu, Kundasang and more!

The Obriens won the Best Tourism Article on Sabah (Malaysia/Overseas) during the Sabah Tourism Awards 2019. 

How To Spend 2 Weeks In Sabah by The O’briens Abroad
Planning a trip to Sabah, Malaysia? Follow this Sabah itinerary for the best things to do in Sabah and most amazing places to visit in Malaysia! Begin with a Kota Kinabalu itinerary and continue to other stops for some of the best things to do in Sabah!


There are so many incredible things to do in Sabah and holidays in Borneo that we consider Malysian Borneo to be one of the best holiday destinations in the world! Whether you’re looking for places to visit in Malaysia in 3 days or 3 months, you’ll find all the best things to do here in this Borneo itinerary.

Sabah, Malaysia, is one of our favorite places in the world. We only came to Sabah because it was cheap to fly to it’s capital city, Kota Kinabalu. We had no idea where Kota Kinabalu was, knew nothing about Sabah, or had even heard of Malaysian Borneo. Some quick research showed that Sabah, Malaysia,  is one of the most densely diverse regions in the world, and that it has plenty to offer adventurous travelers.

Sabah has the oldest rain forest in the world, one of the tallest mountains in southeast Asia, some of the most elusive flowers and rarest wildlife in the world, the second best diving spot in the world, and some of the best beaches in the world.

Sabah is also incredibly cheap, most locals speak at least passable English, and flights to get around Borneo are super easy.


We came for the famous white sandy beaches and warm turquoise water of the Sabah coastline, but fell in love with all the other incredible things to do in Sabah Malaysia. If you’re an adventurer and have two weeks to spare you’ll love your time here!

Don’t believe me? See for yourself!

In this article I’ll cover: 

  • 2-week Sabah travel itinerary including
    • things to do in Kota Kinabalu
    • Sepilok Orangutan Tour
    • Kinabatangan River tour
    • Selingan Sea Turtle Island
    • Mt. Kinabalu National Park
    • and ore things to do in Borneo
  • How to spend even more than 2 weeks in Sabah Malaysia
  • Sabah travel tips before you visit Borneo 
  • Borneo packing guide

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