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Expedition Borneo! (February/March 2015)

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The first adventure group of the year from Denmark will be travelling all over Kota Kinabalu and Sabah to experience the rich diversity of life in every way here in Borneo, and under the safety and supervision of our Downbelow operations!
Richard reminds his students the skills off his slate they need to perform for the next confined water dive!

Richard reminds his students the skills off his slate they need to perform for the next confined water dive!

Richard controls one of his students as she performs the weight system removal and replacement in confined water..

Richard controls one of his students as she performs the weight system removal and replacement in confined water..

On the first afternoon the group arrive at their river lodge, they immediately join a wildlife safari river cruise on the Kinabatangan! :)

On the first afternoon the group arrive at their river lodge, they immediately join a wildlife safari river cruise on the Kinabatangan! :)

Shopping for rashguards at our Kota Kinabalu Dive Shop after their presentation for their Salt Trails jungle trek the next day!

Shopping for rashguards at our Kota Kinabalu Dive Shop after their presentation for their Salt Trails jungle trek the next day!

Azhar controls his students' ascent rate during the alternate air source ascent skill in open water :)

Azhar controls his students' ascent rate during the alternate air source ascent skill in open water :)

CESAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!

CESAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!

Platinum CD Richard is the visual reference for his students' to adjust their neutral buoyancy..

Platinum CD Richard is the visual reference for his students' to adjust their neutral buoyancy..

Richard's turn to demonstrate the removal and replacement of the BCD jacket, and adjusting the cylinder band :)

Richard's turn to demonstrate the removal and replacement of the BCD jacket, and adjusting the cylinder band :)

Tim offers minimal assistance to his student diver during her performance to adjust the cylinder band whilst the BC jacket is removed - once adjusted, she'll replace the BC jacket :)

Tim offers minimal assistance to his student diver during her performance to adjust the cylinder band whilst the BC jacket is removed - once adjusted, she'll replace the BC jacket :)

At the Sepilok Jungle Resort, the group have a dip to cool off from the heat of the Borneo sun and the humidity of Sabah's primary rainforest!

At the Sepilok Jungle Resort, the group have a dip to cool off from the heat of the Borneo sun and the humidity of Sabah's primary rainforest!

Looking into the trees hard enough, our group of adventurers' DO see plenty of hornbills and mammals endemic to Borneo :)

Looking into the trees hard enough, our group of adventurers' DO see plenty of hornbills and mammals endemic to Borneo :)

Nature guide Tiffany gives some interesting facts about the plants of the herb garden :)

Nature guide Tiffany gives some interesting facts about the plants of the herb garden :)

Ginger flower really does smell of its' root, however not soooooo pungent - much more delicate ;)

Ginger flower really does smell of its' root, however not soooooo pungent - much more delicate ;)

Cooking a local meal at a traditional family's house in Bilit Village!

Cooking a local meal at a traditional family's house in Bilit Village!

Going to witness the Orang Utans of the Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre :) Exciting!

Going to witness the Orang Utans of the Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre :) Exciting!

During their Sandakan visit, the group visited the peaceful Rainforest Discovery Centre, where they found a variety of flora and fauna!

During their Sandakan visit, the group visited the peaceful Rainforest Discovery Centre, where they found a variety of flora and fauna!