SANDAKAN DAILY EXCURSIONS 

PUBLISHED RATE FOR 01 APRIL 2017 ~ 31 MARCH 2018

 

Ex Sandakan :

 

Tour Code

 

EXCURSIONS

SGESDK001

Half Day Sepilok Orang Utan Tour

SGESDK002

Half Day Sandakan Nature City Tour

SGESDK003

Rainforest Discovery Centre Tour (RDC)

SGESDK004

Half Day Labuk Bay Sanctuary

SGESDK005

Fire Flies / Mangrove Cruise / Fishing Village Tour (Dinner)

SGESDK006

Full Day Sepilok Orang Utan /Sandakan City Tour (Lunch)

SGESDK007

Full Day Sepilok Orang Utan /Labuk Bay Sanctuary (Lunch)

SGESDK008

Full Day Sepilok Orang Utan / Fire Flies / Mangrove Cruise / Village Walk (L/D)

SGESDK009

Full Day Sepilok Centre / Rainforest Discovery Centre Tour ( Lunch)

SGESDK013

Day Tour Kinabatangan River (Lunch)

SGESDK014

Day Tour Gomantong Cave & Kinabatangan River (Lunch)

SGESDK015

Gomantong Cave/ Bat watching (Dinner)

 Terms & Conditions :

  • All the above are all EX – SDK city hotels only. Outskirt surcharge applies for outskirts hotels.
  • Outskirts surcharge applies for outskirts hotel.
  • Tours based on first come first serve basis on SIC (Seat in Coach) guided with English Speaking Guide.
  • We reserve the rights to CANCEL/ALTER the tours of the programme if it is necessary due to unforeseen circumstances for the guest’s safety.
  • Child age 2~11 years : 20% discount from adult’s rate.
  • No REFUNDABLE for unused tour and 100% cancellation will be charged for tours cancel within 24 hrs.
  • Tipping for Tour Guide & Driver is not included.
  • Validity 01 April 2017 – 31 March 2018 and quoted in MYR (Ringgit Malaysia).
  • Rates are subject to change without prior notice or FUEL HIKE.
  • Above rates are subject to 6% Government Services Tax.

NOTE : Kindly request the rates from us by email, [email protected] or [email protected]

 

Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)

SGESDK001 Half day Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre Tour (Approximately 3 – 3.5 hours)

Departures: Morning Feeding

0830 hrs ( City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel),

0845 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Or 

Departures: Afternoon Feeding

1330 hrs (City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel)
1345 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Pick up from your hotel in Sandakan, drive approximately forty mins to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. After registration, follow a guided boardwalk that will lead you to the Feeding Platform, a chance for you to explore the lowland rainforest trees. Witness the feeding of orang utans, watch the scheduled video programme about the Orang Utan (25mins) at the Nature Education Centre, pay a visit to the Exhibition Hall. Depart Sepilok Centre for Sandakan and transfer back to respective hotels.

What to bring (recommendations):
Raincoat (wet season Nov-Feb), cap/hat, insect repellent, sun cream, good walking shoes, socks, comfortable cotton T-shirt with long or short pant, binocular, camera and personal medications.

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Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)
SGESDK002 Half day Sandakan Nature City Tour (Approximately 3 – 3.5 hours)

Departures: Morning Departure

0830 hrs (City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel),

0845 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Or 

Departures: Afternoon Departure
1330 hrs (City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel)
1345 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Highlights: Sandakan Memorial Park, Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, St. Michael’s Church, Central Market, Agnes Keith Museum& English Tea House.

The City Tour includes a visit to Sandakan Memorial Park, which is adjacent to the site of the original Sandakan Prisoner of War (POW) Camp. The park commemorates the sacrifice and suffering endured by both Australian and British soldiers who were held by the Japanese as Prisoners of War between 1942 and 1945. The Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, located on a steep hill top where you can have a magnificent view overlooking Sandakan Bay and the Town Centre. Then, continue to one of the oldest church in Sabah, St. Michael’s Church where you can see a century old building where Christianity is preached. Drive to the Central Market where you can see the local produce and fresh seafood being sold. Visit to the Agnes Keith Museum to learn about the life in the colonial days on Agnes & Harry Keith. Harry was the first conservator of the Forestry Department in Sabah and Agnes was the author of the three famous books called Land Below The Wind, Three Came Home and White Man Returns. Stop at the nearby English Tea House where you may have another spectacular view of Sandakan Nature City. Here, you may have your own choices of refreshment (own account).

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Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)
SGESDK003 Half day Rainforest Discovery Centre Tour (RDC) (Approximately 3 – 3.5 hours)

Departures: Morning Feeding

0900 hrs ( City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel),

0915 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Or  

Departures: Afternoon Feeding

1400 hrs (City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel)

1415 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Rainforest Discovery Centre is situated within the famous Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve. The Exhibition Centre and the Plant Discovery Centre will bring you a lot of information about the nature in the area. After that, a chance to walk on a suspension bridge and ending it with the only Canopy Walk (147 metres long) in Sandakan. The 28 metres above ground walkway allows you to walk among the rainforest giants such as the mengaris trees. Birdwatchers will be fascinated by this place as it has one of the rarest birds inSabah, The Borneon Bristlehead and another 250 species of other birds like the Hornbills, Broadbills, Pittas and Kingfishers.

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Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)
SGESDK004 Half day Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary Tour (App. 3 – 3.5 hours)

Departures: Morning Feeding

0900 hrs (City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel),

0915 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Or 

Departures: Afternoon Feeding

1400 hrs ( City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel)

 1415 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

The Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary offers another perfect proboscis monkeys observation spot for any tourist who wants to have a closer look at these very unique primates. The sanctuary is located at the centre of the mangrove forest along the coastal land near Samawang Village at Labuk Bay, Sandakan. If you love taking close up pictures of the Proboscis Monkey, this is the best place. Currently there are 3 family groups and 1 bachelor group in the sanctuary. A chance to see Silver Leaf Monkey, Pig tailed Macaque, Oriental Pied Hornbill, Otter, White-bellied Woodpecker and Kingfishers too.

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Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)
SGESDK005 Fire Flies/Mangrove Cruise/Fishing Village Tour (Dinner)

Departures: Afternoon Session: 1600 hrs (Sabah Hotel,  City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel)

 Take a speedboat from Sandakan for about 15 minutes and reach Tanjung Aru Island. There, we are able to see stilt houses while we cruise along river. We will have a chance to walk around the village and have a simple tea break in one of the villagers’ house as part of a eco-tourism plan for the area. During the cruise, a chance to spot wild animals like Proboscis Monkeys, Otters and Kingfishers. Wait for the sunset while enjoying the peaceful surroundings during the cruise. When it starts to get dark at around 7.00pm, we will take a slow cruise and witness the fireflies lighting up the trees around us. After that, transfer for a local seafood restaurant to enjoy a seafood dinner which Sandakan is famous for. After dinner, transfer back to respective hotels.

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Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)
SGESDK006 Full day Sepilok Orang Utan/Sandakan Nature City Tour (Lunch)

Departures:

0830 hrs ( City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel),

0845 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Or

BKI/SDK by MH2042 0700-0740hrs / AK6092 0705-0750hrs

SDK/BKI by MH3094 1815-1905hrs

Pick up from your hotel in Sandakan, drive to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. 1000hrs, witness the morning feeding of orang utans in the forest, watch the scheduled video programme about the Orang Utan (25mins) at the Nature Education Centre, pay a visit to the Exhibition Hall. Lunch enroute at Sabah Hotel. Afternoon, Sandakan City Tour includes a visit toSandakanMemorial Park, which is adjacent to the site of the original Sandakan Prisoner of War (POW) Camp. The park commemorates the sacrifice and suffering endured by both Australian and British soldiers who were held by the Japanese as Prisoners of War between 1942 and 1945. The Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, located on a steep hill top where you can have a magnificent view overlooking Sandakan Bay and the Town Centre. Then, continue to one of the oldest church in Sabah, St. Michael’s Church. Drive to the Central Market where you can see the local produce and fresh seafood being sold. Visit to the Agnes Keith Museum to learn about the life in the colonial days on Agnes & Harry Keith. Harry was the first conservator of the Forestry Department in Sabah and Agnes was the author of the three famous books called Land Below The Wind, Three Came Home and White Man Returns. Stop at the nearby English Tea House where you may have another spectacular view of Sandakan Nature City. Here, you may have your own choices of refreshment (own account). After tour, transfer back to Sandakan airport.

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Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)

SGESDK007 Full day Sepilok Orang Utan/Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary Tour (Lunch) (Approximately 9 hours)

 Departures:  

0830 hrs (City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel),

0845 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Or

BKI/SDK by MH2042 0700-0740hrs / AK6092 0705-0750hrs

SDK/BKI by MH3094 1815-1905hrs

Pick up from your hotel in Sandakan, drive to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. 1000hrs, witness the morning feeding of orang utans in the forest, watch the scheduled video programme about the Orang Utan (25mins) at the Nature Education Centre, pay a visit to the Exhibition Hall. Lunch enroute. After lunch, transfer to The Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary that offers another perfect proboscis monkeys observation spot for any tourist who wants to have a closer look at these very unique primate. The sanctuary is located at the centre of the mangrove forest along the coastal land near Samawang Village at Labuk Bay,Sandakan. If you love taking close up pictures of the Proboscis Monkey, this is the best place. Currently there are 3 family groups and 1 bachelor group in the sanctuary. A chance to see Silver Leaf Monkey, Pig tailed Macaque, Oriental Pied Hornbill, Otter, White-bellied Woodpecker and Kingfishers too.

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Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)

SGESDK008 Full day Sepilok Orang Utan/Fire Flies/Mangrove Cruise/Village Walk Tour (Lunch/Dinner)

Departures:

0830 hrs (City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel), 

0845 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Pick up from your hotel in Sandakan, drive to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. 1000hrs, witness the morning feeding of orang utans in the forest, watch the scheduled video programme about the Orang Utan (25mins) at the Nature Education Centre, pay a visit to the Exhibition Hall. Lunch enroute at SJR. After lunch, visit Sepilok for the second feeding and then proceed to SandakanTown.

Late afternoon, take a speedboat from Sandakan for about 15 minutes and reach Tanjung Aru Island. There, we are able to see stilt houses while we cruise along river. We will have a chance to walk around the village and have a simple tea break in one of the villagers’ house as part of a eco tourism plan for the area. During the cruise, a chance to spot wild animals like Proboscis Monkeys, Otters and Kingfishers. Wait for sunset while enjoying the peaceful surrounding during the cruise. When it starts to get dark at around 7.00pm, we will take a slow cruise and witness the fireflies lighting up the trees around us. After that, transfer for a local seafood restaurant to enjoy a seafood dinner which Sandakan is famous for. After dinner, transfer back to respective hotels.

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 Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)

SGESDK009 Full day Sepilok Orang Utan/Rainforest Discovery Centre Tour (Lunch)

Departures:

0830 hrs (City Hotels,  Sandakan Hotel), 

0845 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Pick up from your hotel in Sandakan, drive to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. 1000hrs, witness the morning feeding of orang utans in the forest, watch the scheduled video programme about the Orang Utan (25mins) at the Nature Education Centre, pay a visit to the Exhibition Hall. Lunch enroute at SJR. After lunch, visit Sepilok for the second feeding and then proceed to Rainforest Discovery Centre.

Rainforest Discovery Centre is situated within the famous Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve. The Exhibition Centre and the Plant Discovery Centre will bring you a lot of information about the nature in the area. After that, a chance to walk on a suspension bridge and ending it with the only Canopy Walk (147 metres long) in Sandakan. The 28 metres above ground walkway allows you to walk among the rainforest giants such as the mengaris trees. Birdwatchers will be fascinated by this place as it has one of the rarest birds in Sabah, The Borneon Bristlehead and another 250 species of other birds like the Hornbills, Broadbills, Pittas and Kingfishers.

What to bring (recommendations):
Raincoat (wet season Nov-Feb), cap/hat, insect repellent, sun cream, good walking shoes, socks, comfortable cotton T-shirt with long or short pant, binocular, camera and personal medications.

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Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)
SGESDK 013 Day Tour Kinabatangan River (Lunch)

Departures:

1030 hrs (City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel) 

1045 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Pick up from hotel in Sandakan, transfer to SJR for lunch. After lunch, drive overland to Bilit, Kinabatangan River, home to the 10 species of primates namely Proboscis monkeys, langurs, macaques, Orang Utan, slow loris, western tarsier, 8 species of hornbills such as Rhinoceros Hornbill, Pied Hornbill, Black Hornbill, Helmeted Hornbill (50kg, 120 cm), kingfishers, bubuls, trogons, flycatchers, sunbirds, broadbills, herons, mangrove snakes, vipers, estuarine crocodile, asian elephants and many many more wildlife. Upon arrival, a warm welcome by the staff followed by an afternoon tea with some local bites. After a short briefing by the nature guide, take an afternoon cruise (4.00pm) along the Kinabatangan River (Sabah’s longest river at 560km) where you can observe wildlife on the boat itself. After the boat cruise, return to Sandakan and transfer back to respective hotels (arrival time at about 8.30+pm).

 

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Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)
SGESDK 014   Day Tour Gomantong Cave & Kinabatangan River (Lunch)

Depatures :

0830 hrs (City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel)

0845 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Pick up from hotel in Sandakan, drive overland (2 and a half hours) to reach Gomantong Cave to explore the largest limestone and bird nests cave in Sabah where millions of swiftlets make the cave their home. After cave, drive onwards to Bilit, by the Kinabatangan River. Lunch included at Bilit. 1530 hrs, have an afternoon tea with some local bites. After a short briefing by the nature guide, tea an afternoon cruise (4.00pm) along the Kinabatangan River (Sabah’s longest rover at 560km) where you can observe wildlife on the boat itself. After the boat cruise, return to Sandakan an transfer back to respective hotels (arrival time at about 8.30+pm).

What to bring (recommendations) :

Raincoat (wet season Nov-Feb), cap/hat, insect repellent, sun cream, good walking shoes, socks, comfortable cotton T-shirt with long or short pants, binoculars, camera and personal medications.

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Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)
SGESDK 015   Day Tour Gomantong Cave/Bat Watching (Dinner)

Depatures : Afternoon Sessions

0830 hrs (City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel)

0845 hrs (Sabah Hotel)

Pick up from hotel in Sandakan, drive overland (2 and a half hours) to reach Gomantong Cave to explore the largest limestone and bird nests cave in Sabah where millions of swiftlets make the cave their home. After visiting the cave, wait at the cave entrance to witness the feeding of the Bat Hawk on millions of bats that merge out from the cave in search for food. After that, transfer back to Sandakan and dinner will be served in a local restaurant. After dinner, transfer back to respective hotels (arrival time at about 9.30+pm).

What to bring (recommendations) :

Raincoat (wet season Nov-Feb), cap/hat, insect repellent, sun cream, good walking shoes, socks, comfortable cotton T-shirt with long or short pants, binoculars, camera and personal medications.