Borneo's Secret Kingdom

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Borneo's Secret Kingdom


Rushing from the central heart of Borneo is the Kinabatangan River, a cornucopia of life - from deep within mountains, to its ultimate meeting with the sea, the Kinabatangan is flanked by jungles of mystery and magic.


Season 1
  • Forest of The Flying Snakes


    The first episode of Borneo's Secret Kingdom introduces the Kinabatangan River - a powerhouse of nature flowing from the heart of Borneo. A nexus of powerful forces has created the most species-rich area on the planet.

  • Empire of The Sun


    In Borneo's steaming jungles evolutionary forces churn out the beautiful and bizarre. But this is an El Nino year, and the rains are late. From the unusual nesting practices of Hornbills, to the jungle skills of Orangutans, life rises to meet nature's challenges.

  • King of The Swamp


    On Borneo's coast lies the vast Kinabatangan-Segama Wetlands. At over 50 000 hectares it's one of the largest and most pristine coastal ecosystems in South East Asia. But this world is about to get shaken up. The wet-season has arrived.