Over 70 Ph.D. and Master’s Degrees have been completed in recent decades at Danum Valley. It is a world-class international research facility. In fact, it is one of the premier facilities for rainforest research in all of Southeast Asia. And the canopy here can reach over 100 feet high: that’s a ten story building. Over 350 research projects could be cited, and they have been published in about 400 periodicals. One of the most important projects focuses on climate studies. Come and talk to the researchers about their various projects, and learn fascinating new information.
The Rajah Brooke Butterfly is king here. But there are various species waiting your arrival: turtles can also be found, as well as the Wallace Flying Frog.
Danum Valley features various opportunities for walking and hiking as you experience the vast expanse of the area. Borneo is a beautiful island, and Danum provides a totally pristine environment for the hiker. There are also night walks and tropical field trips available.
There are ancient burial sites on the far side of the Segama River. Take a guide and go and explore the past of this region. Don’t forget your camera.