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Borneo Kitchen Challenge


  • Lindung Art & Culture Gallery
  • Learn more about Sabahan culture
  • Cooking style of Sabahan


Return land transfer, English guided tour by local chef, preparation of ingredients, cooking demo & hands on cooking, welcome drink & refreshments.


Price List

Number of Adult
Rate /pax (MYR)
Not accepted
2 ~ 4
Not accepted
5 ~ 9
10 ~ 30

Learn more about Sabahan culture & produce through a culinary adventure like no other! With a guided tour of the local market, shop like a local and cook like a pro. We have put together a modern rendition of traditional Kampung delights that all participants can enjoy a unique first hand experience to cook like a Sabahan.

At Lindung Art & Culture Gallery, experience a fun filled afternoon cooking to the magnificient backdrop of Sepilok Nature Reserve.


Sample Cooking Menu

Cucur Udang
Crispy Shrimp Pancakes
Savoury pancakes filled with shrimp & mixed spice

Salted Fish Wild Fern Salad
with Chili Lime dressing
Fragrant salted fish nibbles on a wild pakis fern salad.

Banana flower & Bamboo Shoot
White Curry
A mild vegetable curry made with exotic local ingredients.

BBQ Torch Ginger Pandan Chicken
Nasi Kuning Yellow spiced rice
Local spice marinated chicken wrapped in pandan leaf .


* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.

  • 08:00

    Meet & greet at hotel lobby.

  • 08:30

    Guided shopping tour to the Sandakan Central Market.

  • 09:30

    Transfer to Lindung Art & Culture Gallery at Sepilok.

  • 10:00

    Welcome drink & refreshments upon arrival at Lindung.

  • 10:00

    Your culinary adventure starts here!

  • 11:30

    Time to savour your own creation of the Sabahan dishes for lunch!

  • 12:30

    Transfer back to hotel.


Sabahan Dishes


Warm Remind

  • Please allow 4.5 hours for this trip.
  • Recommend to bring: sun block, extra clothes and towel, extra pocket money, insect repellent, drinking water.
  • Child is not involved to the cooking stage.
  • Menu is subject to change without prior notice.

Pickup Time & Transport Fee

The pickup time is for reference only, actual time may be vary depends on number of visitors, distance, season, weather and road conditions, should be within 15 minutes. Transport fee quoted is per person.

Zone Hotel Pickup Time Fee (MYR)
A Sandakan city (Four Points, Sandakan Hotel, Nak, ...) 8 am Free
B Sabah Hotel 8 am Free
C Mile 4 area (Best Western, Bandar Indah, Prima Square, ...) 8 am Free
D Airport 8 am Free
E Sepilok area (Sepilok Jungle Resort, RDC, ...) 8 am Free
F N/A 8 am Free
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How to Pay

Pay on travelling day

No advance payment is required, simply pay cash in Ringgit-Malaysia to tour guide. However, you still need pay in full for any cancellation made 1 day prior to tour date.

Pay Online

Accep Visa and MasterCard credit card, Malaysian bank transfer, Paypal, FPX, Alipay. 2.3% surcharge apply.

Bank Transfer

Please request bank staff to calculate equivalent amount in USD before Telegraphic Transfer (T/T) to Malaysia. It takes 3 days to reach us. No 2.3% surcharge but you have to bear both side banks charges. The balances will be paid to either side as the case may be.

Additional information

Min. Participant(s)8 Persons To Go (child does not counted)

Tour location / Depart fromSandakan . To reach Sandakan city, you have to take a domestic flight or bus express from Kota Kinabalu.

Recommend to book1 month(s) in advance

To book at least3 day(s) in advance

Cancellation & Refund Policy:  Over 14days (From date of departure) charge 30% of Tour fare; 7 to 14 days (From date of departure) charge 50% of tour fare; Less than 7 days (From date of departure) charge full tour fare. No refund for those tours which involve accommodation.

Tour Type: Sit-In-Coach basis (SIC). This tour is not private tour, you will share the trip with other guests come from different countries. Please notify us upon booking if you are looking for private tour, surcharge might be applied.

Insurance: Tourist transportation insurance included. Please contact your insurance agency for personal travel insurance.

Pickup Service:  Pickup service will be provided from the hotel/hostel/lodge that you are staying. Please wait at lobby while the tour guide will find you when he/she arrive. Dropoff service will be provided after travelling, please notify us upon booking if your dropoff location is differ from pickup location.

Specialities: You may decide the joining date, no compulsory tips (If you are happy and satisfied with the journey and the tour guide service, it's always a nice way to express your appreciation with tipping, OR words of thanks is good enough).

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