Borneo Safari International Off Road Challengers is South East Asia's biggest extreme off-roading event. Every year it attracts over 800 participants with 300 vehicles from various nations around the world. The 4×4 action usually kicks off the week before with the Borneo Outdoor Show. It's the ideal opportunity for off-road enthusiasts and visitors to get a glimpse of the action that awaits during the Borneo Safari International Off Road Challenge.
The event normally kicks off with a grand flag-off in the heart of the Kota Kinabalu. The crowd and participants are big enough to attract major media attention and the event is even marked in Sabah Tourism's diary. Vehicle with extreme modifications and decorated with hundreds of stickers offered from Sponsors filled the roads almost throughout it's intended destination. Every year, different destinations are planned well-ahead and the state of Sabah, North Borneo offers almost unlimited new challenges for its participants, thumbs-up guaranteed. Participants can either compete in the Special Stage category or join the Expedition category for the adventure.
The Borneo Safari International OFF-ROAD Adventure is an exclusive and upbeat Eight-Day 4WD expedition through Northern Borneo, covering 1000 km of some of the most challenging and varied OFF-ROAD terrains in the world.
"The concept of the Borneo Safari Expedition, unique in motor sport, is that of an adventure track with 4WDs through some of the world's most incredibly beautiful yet most agonizingly difficult jungle terrains."
The Borneo Safari is designed as a competitive expedition to bring out the spirit of adventure, teamwork, skillful and safe driving and to bring out the very best in man and machine. It is not a motor rally nor a race! The participants will travel through the mountains and valleys and cross the streams and rivers; they will have their endurance, stamina and skill tested to the limit.
The Borneo Safari is a unique adventure where all participants, whether men or women enthusiasts or professional, have an equal chance of winning.