Journey into the Soul of Borneo Orangutan Adventure
Join Joan Ranquet, Jackie Navarro of WildWonders & Communication with All Life Adventures
February 24th-March 6th, 2018
As you enter the soul of Borneo through the doorway of it’s vast rainforests, you will feel a sense of quieting and connecting within. Your mind will slow down, your heart will open and your soul will become one with the jungle that surrounds you. As you melt into the silence, you will notice the rustling of branches, then suddenly a pop of orange and magically an orangutan will appear. Face to face with our humanity, eye-to-eye with our wild cousins, you are invited into divine relationship with the wildlife all around you.
This unforgettable moment is only the beginning of all that Borneo has to show you. As your journey continues, author and animal communicator, Joan Ranquet, will facilitate your own deeper connection through guided exercises and meditations allowing you to truly experience the purest form of communication, being one with another soul.
Moving further into the ancient forests, your private guide and wildlife education and conservation expert, Jackie Navarro, will share her knowledge and hope for global wildlife, sharing her experiences of why eco-tourism is a great place to start.
Welcome to Borneo! On your arrival you will be able to rest and relax at in your ocean view room at the Hyatt Regency where you will spend your first night acclimating to the sites and sounds of Kota Kinabalu.
Your Jungle Adventure Begins… Spend the day relaxing or exploring the Sepilok Nature Resort where you will spend two nights surrounded by a veritable treasure trove of tropical plants, huge trees and spectacular orchids in bloom.
Visit the Sepilok Orangu.tan Rehabilitation Centre situated in 43sq. kilometers of virgin rainforest, witness the feeding of 75 resident Orangutan and visit the nursery, home to 25 orphaned Orangutans.
Visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre and meet the world’s smallest and second rarest bear, and learn more about how you can help them survive.
Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Spend two nights at the Award-Winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge, named by National Geographic as one of the Unique Lodges of the World.
River Safari along Kinabatangan, Sabah’s longest river, to see Orangutan, Pygmy Elephants, Gibbons, Probiscus Monkeys, Macaques and more.
River Safari to Kelenanap Oxbow Lake to see more of East Asia’s most exotic wildlife.
Relax in deluxe accomodations, enjoy delicious candlelight dinners and take in one of the best views in all of Borneo.
Borneo Rainforest Lodge
Enjoy two nights at the Award-Winning Borneo Rainforest
Lodge, surrounded by pristine virgin rainforest and nestled in the maginifcient jungle setting of the Danum Valley.
Commune with exotic wildlife, explore ancient rainforest, experience the canopy walkway and immerse yourself in the spectacular beauty of the Danum Valley Conservation Area.
Take a night time “spotlighting” tour and discover Borneo’s nocturnal creatures, you will begin to see Borneo in a new light.
Relax on the veranda of your Jungle Chalet, listen to the the sights and sounds of nature and let your soul become one with the jungle.
Gayana Eco Resort
Welcome to Gayana Eco Resort, you’ll spend four days in a dreamy, tropical setting where you will have plenty of personal time to process all that you have experienced.
Enjoy three nights in a luxury overwater villa, where each villa has been designed to enhance the sound of the surf below.
Visit the on-site Marine Ecology Centre, you can even join them in restoring the South China Sea’s vibrant sealife.
Take in panaromic ocean views while you enjoy a variety of exciting dishes from three of the resort’s fine restaurants.
Or simply realx, soak up the sun, swim in the sea, sit in the shade, visit the spa, of simply feast your eyes on the enduring vistas of Mt. Kinabalu.
• 3 Animal Communication Tele-Classes with Joan Ranquet (Pre-travel) includes exercises and meditations to deepen your own unique experience
• 6 days of guided meditation with Joan Ranquet to deepen your wildlife experiences
• Private Guide and Wildlife Education and Conservation Expert, Jackie Navarro
• Hyatt Regency Kota Kinabula shared oceanview room (double beds) 1 night
• Award-winning boutique accommodations shared room (double beds) 6 nights
• Gayana Eco Resort lagoon villas shared room (double beds) for 3 nights
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner during your stay at Sukau Rainforest Lodge and Borneo Rainforest Lodge
• Breakfast at Gayana Eco Resort for 4 days
• Entrance fees to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre
• Local English speaking tour guide
• All safaris, nature walks and other camp activities
• All road transfers between accommodations and airports
What’s Not Included
• Your round-trip airfare from home to Kota Kinabula airport
• Domestic one-way airfare from Kota Kinabula airport to Sandakan airport
• Domestic one-way airfare from Lahand Datu airport to Kota Kinabula airport
• Meals at Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
• Dinner at Sepilok Nature Resort
• Lunch and dinner at Gayana Eco Resort
• Other non-included items would include souvenir shopping, personal phone calls, spa services, laundry, bar, tips and gratuities
• Personal, medical or trip cancellation insurance.
Joan Ranquet is an animal communicator, energy healer, speaker, author of Communication with all Life, (Hay House) and Energy Healing for Animals (Sounds True). She is also the founder and director of Communication with all Life University. She teaches animal communication and energy healing for animals in weekend workshops, online, and on wildlife retreats.
Joan has worked with thousands of individual pet owners, dog, cat and horse trainers, barn managers and vets. She troubleshoots medical issues, helps stimulate healing in conjunction with conventional treatment, and helps clients to deepen their ability to connect with their animals.
In addition to helping the animals in our home, Joan is passionate about our family in the wild supporting wildlife conservation and education. For the past 7 years Joan has been leading animal communication wildlife retreats to the Bahamas to swim and communicate with wild dolphin. Most recently, Joan facilitated a trip to South Africa to communicate with the white lions of the Global White Lion Protection Trust.
Jackie Navarro is a veteran of the wild animal world. Her personal safari began in 1989 taking her from California Polytechnic University into various roles such as: zookeeper, zoo educator, trainer, behavioral consultant, presenter, and show producer and consultant.
Jackie has been affiliated with several zoos including, Columbus, Charles Paddock, Santa Ana, and the San Diego Safari Park, where she performed in front of thousands. These experiences, combined with a need for grassroots wildlife education programs in Southern California, eventually led her to the formation of her own wildlife education organization, Wild Wonders, Inc. in 1991.
Jackie currently serves as Education Director and Compound Manager of Wild Wonders. She has traversed the world hosting and guiding tours, working with wildlife centers and participating in wildlife relocation efforts in areas such as Australia, New Zealand, Central America, South America and Africa. Jackie has dedicated her life to giving wildlife a voice by supporting the global conservation community. Her expertise and passion for wildlife education and conservation is unmatched. www.wildwonders.org
Erica Tibbetts – Travel Contact:
Erica Tibbetts is an animal communicator, energy healer and adventure seeking conservationist. Erica received her Holistic Health Practioner Degree in 1992 from the School of Healing Arts, where she then served as teacher and Co-Director of the Zen Touch Shiatsu Program. For the past 20 years, Erica has been a student of various healing modalities. Erica most recently graduated from the Communication With All Life University Professional Program and now fulfills her dream of helping animals around the world.
A life-long animal lover, Erica has dedciated herself to numerous animal causes. She has served on the Board of Directors of Zoofari, a non-profit wildlife rescue and education facility, and currently fosters homeless pets for SPOT Rescue.
As an avid adventurer, Erica has saught out destinations that share her desire for meaningful and responsible travel. Journeying to over 20 countries, Erica has had life-changing experiences with the animals she has encountered. Today, Erica enjoys facilitating transformative wildlife experiences while also helping to support global conservation efforts.
For more information and to reserve your spot, contact Erica at email@example.com.
$6,500 USD Deluxe Accommodations with Lagoon Villa (Per Person Shared Accommodations)
$6,850 USD Deluxe Accommodations with Ocean Villa (Per Person Shared Accommodations)
Due to the intimate size of the lodges, space is limited!
A non-refundable deposit of $1,500 USD is required to hold a space for you. Spaces are available
on a first-come basis.
Where do I sign up?
For more information and to reserve your spot, contact Erica at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Space on this safari is limited and filling quickly, so act now before you miss out on this once in a life time journey!