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Help us celebrate the BBC Natural History Unit's 50th Anniversary and you could WIN a family holiday in Borneo worth over £1,300!

To help celebrate 50 years of stunning wildlife film from the BBC Natural History Unit, the largest wildlife documentary production house in the world, we want to find out what you've most enjoyed watching - your favourite programmes, presenters, and those spectacular wildlife moments that you will never forget.

What's more, tell us what you think and you could win a fabulous Kumuka family holiday for four in Borneo worth over £1,300! The 8-day tour of Sarawak includes a visit to Semengoh Orangutan Sanctuary, a search for Borneo's stunning wildlife in Bako National Park, a trip to Batang Ai reservoir to visit the Iban people in their longhouses, plus waterfalls, longboating, jungle trails, kayaking and so much more! For full details please visit Kumuka*

So, cast your mind back over the past 50 years (or however many you can remember!), and you could win a once in a lifetime holiday in beautiful Borneo.

http://www.bbcwildlifemagazine.com/wildlifemoment.asp
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flights not included
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
The winner will be the sender of the first correct entry drawn at random after the closing date printed and will be notified by post, phone or email. The prize is as stated and no cash alternative will be offered. Competition is open to all readers aged 18 years or over on 30 June 2007, except employees of BBC Worldwide Ltd, the promoter and their agents. Only one entry per person. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. All entrants are deemed to have accepted the rules and agreed to be bound by them.
#4
jasonrat
flights not included


Thats not good! You win a prize which means you have to spend £££!
#5
:oops: not sure if this will help anyone deciding to enter competition or not but hell, this is going nearly 10 years back ––
i have been to that particular orang utan sanctuary, yes there is space to romp around and you get quite close to the o.a. (not caged).

visiting the Iban longhouses was kinda strange, like visiting an enclosure and tourists taking photos of villagers - my first thought was we were invading their space.

Bako national park - you might catch a glimpse of these proboscis monkeys (huge floppy noses).

the eco-tourism is great, especially if you like white water rafting (to avoid during rainy season) and nature trails (humidity about 80%) and dipping into 'safe' waterfalls etc.

i seem to remember climbing into a small-ish cave where you had to feel around in the absolute dark as your guide talks you through it (guano came to mind but it was just a minion and relatively 'clean' cave really) ... but i hear if you get to the Mulu caves you might catch the big cloud formation of 1.8 million bats at dusk! The Deer Cave which is there, is said to able to hold 5 x St Pauls cathedral (90 x 90 x 2 km long).

there is also another huge cave 'Sarawak Chamber' in the Gua Niah national park which looks like it can fit say 10 x 747s. apparently the world's largest cave at approx 210,000 sq metres (2,260,000 sq feet), the ceiling is > 70 m (230 ft) up about 20+ storeys up! You can only get to it with sheer physical effort and mental endurance - think of crawling on your belly in the dark, the cave lies deep inside a mountain!

Clearwater Cave is the longest cave in south east asia.

i guess that would be a good reason for a family who would appreciate these nature wonders! (not mine and not this time) :w00t:
#6
Thanks, for this - shame flights not included though, sure they could have stretched to that!
#7
suze
Thanks, for this - shame flights not included though, sure they could have stretched to that!


or 50% off flights – cheapest flights i got for may last year was £305 (incl. taxes) for adult tix.
#8
suze
Thanks, for this - shame flights not included though, sure they could have stretched to that!


yeah agreed, they could even offer 50% off flights – cheapest flights i got for may last year was £305 (incl. taxes) for adult tix. defeats the purpose of a competition prize though ...

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