Experiencing local cuisine for dinner at Sungai Matan Homestay in Brunei. | PHOTO: Courtesy of David Kirkland

Walk On The Wild Side

Written by BIG Magazine

Brunei is a nature lover’s paradise, with more than 70% of the country covered in tropical rainforest. Catch a glimpse of the proboscis monkeys: hail a boat from the jetty or contact a travel agent/operator to take you through the mangrove forest to see this endangered species in its natural habitat.


Kampong Kiudang is an eco-tourism, cultural and educational destination rich in flora and fauna. There are various nature activities for visitors: herb gardens, seasonal fruit farms and jungle trekking through the Wasai Bedanu Recreational Park. For overnight stays, there is a choice of homestays in the village.