Tours By Destination
0830 hrs (STW Office, City Hotels in Sandakan)
0845 hrs (Sabah Hotel), 0915 hrs (Sepilok Jungle Resort)
BKI/SDK by MH2042 0705-0745hrs / AK6092 0635-0720hrs
SDK/BKI by MH3094 1835-1930hrs / AK6499 1820-1910hrs
Pick up from your hotel or airport 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. After Sepilok. Leisure walk to the nearby Sun Bear Conservation Centre to see the world’s smallest bear in its natural environment. Then, proceed for lunch.
Afternoon, continue with Sandakan City Tour. 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. You may continue visit to one of the oldest church in Sabah, St. Michael’s Church or just enjoy the view. 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 tours, transfer back to Sandakan airport or hotel.