We drove over 35 hours, nearly 2000 km in 8 days. We had a Nissan X Trail which was fantastic for a long drive like this. The roads were borderline acceptable and going around Mt Kinabalu was beautiful but very steep and at times dangerous due to single lanes and crazy lorry drivers.
Planning for a trip to Sabah from Brunei? Some information on the North Borneo drive from Brunei to Kota Kinabalu, Kudat and Sandakan is limited and might be out of date.
From Brunei to Kota Kinabalu, to Kudat to Sandakan, Kinabatangan River to Mt Kinabalu, here are some information updated by A Singh from his October 2017 North Borneo Drive.
Read the full story at A Singh's page.