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Joe Harry Z.

Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

Salam Sejahtera OR Malay Greetings and Selamat Datang OR Welcome to All Travelers, Adventurous, Wildlife and Nature enthusiast, Honeymooners and a group of people on Family Vacation and thank you for visiting and please check out my pages for your kind references.

And I would like to welcome you all to Sabah, BORNEO , MALAYSIA.

I grew up and graduated school in Kota Kinabalu and decided move to Sandakan in 1999 and Started as a Localised Tour Guide in Bilit village, along Kinabatangan River and involved in Adventure , Wildlife and Community Project in the region mentioned, mostly involving Tree Planting program , Homestay Programme. A few years later, Worked for Tour Operator in Sarawak, concentrated in Mulu and Bako National Park and Formerly worked for the Intrepid Travels(Australia) & Exodus Adventure Company(U. K) as a Tour Leader for 3. 5 years (Malaysia Based )and decided returned to Sandakan , Sabah in 2013 . With the experience and passionate in nature , i've decided to share the adventure with people from abroad with tourbylocals .

I could guide you anywhere from Leisure to Special Interest Tours and organised Tailored to their needs such as Jungle Trekking, Birdwatching , Homestay and Mammals Watching ( Clouded Leopard ), Island Trips such as Selingan Island for Turtle watching and Overland Journey reasonable tour price and its worth it for the money with fully guided and close encounter with wildlife in their natural habitat with sustainable manner and act. These adventure journey are not organised just for your own sake but for a number of reasons. They provided a good opportunity to know the states, it's people, it's diverse communities and cultural traditions, its breath taking scenic wonders, and it's rich Flora and Fauna. Through my involvement in many adventure travels across the length and breadth of Sabah, I have come to realise that the great outdoors and crossing with wildlife are a precious asset that far too many people are not aware of or simply take for granted.

Going on adventure journeys in Sabah in a 4x4 Wheel Vehicle on logging roads through Rainforest or in a motorised boat to the island or along the rivers, dirt and gravel roads one would encounter with many types of wildlife. My Interest in Bird's , birdwatching and Bird Photography since 2010, an active members for Borneo Bird Club with # 401 species of Bird's been seen and listed. It Is nice to see the featured fellow creatures go about their daily life, courting, building nest, singing, feeding their young and catching insects.

I love to share and show you the beauty and natural wonders of Sabah. Cause, I am passionate and motivated in doing my works. So do I a friendly guy and looking forward to meet and venture in passionate and responsible holiday with you . So much to share from Culture's, Various of Foods, People's, Flora and Fauna , so many to talk about. And, ensure you; having a Unforgettable holiday , a journey well worth making, along with 3'S , your'e Safe, Secure and Service with care during your holiday.

A Recent Review of this guide

I had such a great experience with Joe Zahari! :-) He is an amazing guide and a very nice man. He is flexible and has unique knowledge not only about the wildlife in Borneo, but also EVERYRHING else a visitor to this Island wishes to know. He took my sister and I on a private tour to Nunuyan Island (great village), later seeing fireflies and having dinner with locals. He arranged pick up and boat for us. He managed to arrange all this within 24 hours (!!) IMPRESSIVE! I will totally recommand him :-)
Sara Nielsen

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- Malaysian Licensed Tour Guide # S0343
- Members Of STGA ( Sabah Tourist Guide Association )
- Members Of WFTGA ( World Federation Tourist Guide Association )
- Members Of Borneo Bird Club
- Malaysian Driving License Class D


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