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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 was professional, caring and educated. The bad weather did not stop him from giving us a great tour.
Shelley Jaffe

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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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Private tour guide David T.

Visit Sabah Borneo - Sandakan Wildlife,...

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

794 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

3 days

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Private tour guide David T.

Borneo Wildlife Upclose - Private Tour

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

369 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

9 hours

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Private tour guide David T.

Sabah Borneo Discovery Holiday Private,...

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

2360 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

9 days

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Private tour guide David T.

Sandakan Wildlife & Nature - Overland,...

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

1953 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

6 days

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Private tour guide David T.

Explore Sabah @ Kota Kinabalu City

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

845 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,...

243 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

4 hours 30 min.

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