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David T.

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

"SELAMAT DATANG!!!" -or- WELCOME!!! I started guiding in late 90's, by showing places of interest to my friends and relatives who came to visit and since, I have decided to expand my hospitality and my sense of adventure to people from abroad with ToursByLocals.

I am active in bringing people for wildlife encounter, river cruising along Kinabatangan River Area, World Heritage Site Kinabalu Park, experience the trills of Borneo jungle and pristine island beaches of Sabah.

I love to meet and participate with people who are coming to visit Sabah Borneo, eager to show them what great places and things WE have here, cultures and food delicacies to be digested, past history and present events to enjoy, with natural surroundings of rain forest and much more!

I can organize and guide special interest groups (big or small) tailored to their needs, for example, Jungle-Trekking, Wildlife Spotting and Bird-Watching, Island & Beaches (Diving & Turtle Watching), Custom Tribal Cultures and Journey Overland in Sabah. For any special request(s) or customize any of the tour packages, please feel free to contact me.

Secure, Safety and Service are my trademarks of a great tour and time here in Sabah, Borneo when you visit with me, as your friend and guide.

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A Recent Review of this guide

David is a very proffesional guide. I would give him a rating of 10 out of 10. Very fluent in English and gave our group an excllent tour of Sabah. Polite and very knowlegeable.
Fazleabbas Daudjee

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Malaysian Licensed Tour Guide RSTG #S0301
EXCO Committee of STGA (Sabah Tourist Guides Association)
Certified Trainer of WFTGA (World Federation Tourist Guides Association)
Certified PADI Open Water Diver #708213
PSV (Passenger Service Vehicle) License #C 443633(Mini-Bus, Coach Van).
Malaysian Driver's License - #Z 262770
Sabah Young Manager Award - Recognition Award for Managerial Achievement
National Geographic Society - Member Sponsorship

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Visit Sabah Borneo - Sandakan Wildlife,...

3D2N (Private Tour) - Sepilok Orang-Utan/Gomantong Cave/River safari

815 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

3 days

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Borneo Wildlife Upclose - Private Tour

Day-Trip 9 hours - Sepilok Orang-Utan Centre & Labuk Bay Proboscis,...

379 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

9 hours

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Sabah Borneo Discovery Holiday Private,...

9D8N - Sandakan, Turtle island, Sepilok, Kinabatangan, Ranau, Kundasang,,...

2422 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

9 days

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Sandakan Wildlife & Nature - Overland,...

6d5n - Kota Kinabalu --> Poring Ranau/Kundasang --> Sandakan/Sepilok,...

2005 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

6 days

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Explore Sabah @ Kota Kinabalu City

4D3N (Private Tour) - Mari-Mari cultural village, Kinabalu Park (Poring,,...

867 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

4 days

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Kota Kinabalu City Private Tour

4.5 Hours (Private Tour) - Sabah State Museum, City Mosque, Wisma Tun,...

249 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

4 hours 30 min.

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