School Expedition to Borneo
Learn about local tribes and their culture, and discover the issues affecting local wildlife.
Frequently Asked Questions
To really make the most of everything that Kota Kinabalu and Malaysia have to offer, we would really recommend planning to spend around 11 days on your school trip here.
The best time to visit Kota Kinabalu on a school trip is March through to October, when it's hot and dry.
Kota Kinabalu will be your base from which to explore the rest of Malaysian Borneo and so coach is really the best way to get around on this school trip. We will, of course, provide you with a comfortable coach that you can use throughout your time here.
A visit to the Kiau Taburi Village offers your students the opportunity to explore traditional tribal village life and take part in community activities. And you'll definitely want to visit the Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and Sun Bear Conservation centre to learn more about what's being to done to help these endangered and vulnerable species.
Yes, you can! While most groups who choose to visit Kota Kinabalu do so on a Helping Hands expedition, which includes the opportunity to take part in volunteer work, there are also great opportunities for geography students here.
School trips designed by teachers for teachers
Originally founded by teachers in 1986, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and are here to make the process of running your school trip as easy as possible.
School trips tailored to your curriculum
We'll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure your school trip is a truly educational experience.
Health & safety prioritised
As a proud Assured Member of the School Travel Forum, the health and safety of your group is always our priority.
Support every step of the way
We'll be with you every step of the way, from your very first enquiry until the moment you return home, including 24-hour support while you’re on your school trip.
Financially secure school trips
We're ABTA bonded and all our air tours are ATOL protected, so you can be sure that your school trip is financially secure.
Rewarding loyalty scheme
You'll earn loyalty points from your very first school trip with Halsbury. These can be used towards a discount on your school trip or a free gift for your school.