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All passports and visas must be valid at least 06 months from the date of entry into the country destination
Federal Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia has imposed a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX) effective from September 2017. Foreign tourists are required to pay a flat rate of MYR 10 per room per night regardless of hotel star level. The tax will be collected from every check in guest directly at the resort which is not included in the package.
All Entrance Fees
Activities as Stated in Itinerary
English Speaking Guide
Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX)
Camera and Video Fees
Others not mentioned
Sun Block Lotion
Hat & Raincoat
Good Walking Shoes
All passports and visas must be valid at least 06 months from the date of entry into the country destination
This tours starts at Sandakan and ends at Sandakan. Tour begin at 9.30am on Day 1, you can either arrive in Sandakan one day earlier or take the earliest flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan.
* Website: www.airasia.com (Flight No. AK6492) – Depart from Kota Kinabalu at 6.35am, arrive at Sandakan Airport at 7.20am
* Website: www.malaysiaairlines.com (Flight No. MH2042) – Depart from Kota Kinabalu at 7.05am, arrive at Sandakan Airport at 7.45am
This is a fully guided tour but you may be having different guides for different segment of the tour.
There is no porter at Selingan Island, you have to carry your own luggage from the boat to your chalet.
After commencement of tour service there will be no refund in part or full, will be made for unused service/activity.
Sightings of wildlife animals are not guaranteed.
Tour activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations.
Actual tour activities timing guide may vary depending on the condition of the actual day (For example, weather and traffic condition etc)
The safe keeping of your personal belongings are at your own responsibility.
We strongly recommend that all guests take up adequate travel insurance that covers accident, loss caused by cancellations, loss of baggage, personal property, medical expenses, medical evacuation and weather disruption that caused any acitivity cancellations.
Borneo Calling shall be relieved of all its obligation and liabilities in the event and to the extent of its performance of this agreement is delay or prevented in whole or in part by any cause beyond its control, including without limiting to, act of God, change of laws, war, riot, strikes civil unrest, fire, flood, earthquake or explosion, sale, essential construction, to the property, epidemics as confirmed by the government of Malaysia or/and act of terrorism.
Pick up from your hotel lobby or Sandakan Airport.
At 0930 hrs, your Turtle Island adventure journey begin. Take approximately one hour boat ride from the jetty to turtle Island, which lies 40km north of Sandakan in the Sulu Sea off Sabah’s east coast. Selingan Turtle Island is the main nesting area for Green Turtles and Hawksbill Turtles. Upon arrival, check in to your basic accommodation and have lunch. Free at own leisure. After dinner, be prepare and do not go back to your room as turtle call may happened any time. Park ranger will alert you if there are turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. You can witness the collecting of eggs from the nesting site, planting them in the hatchery and also take part in the release of baby turtle hatchlings.
Overnight at Selingan Turtle Island Chalet.
Breakfast and check out. Boat depart from Selingan Island back to Sandakan city at 7am.
Arrived at Sandakan. Proceed to Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre.
Upon arrival, proceed to the Nature Education Centre for a short video screening. Onwards, make your way through the forest to the viewing platform. Witness the feeding session and observe the habitat of “wild man of the forest” in a close distance. Learn and meet the protected inhabitants of these sancturies while appreciating the conservation work done to save them.
After lunch, continue to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. You can now get close to the worlds smallest bear in its natural forest environment. There were information boards with facts about the bears hanging at the walkways at the centre. Besides, there is a binocular at the viewing platform for you to see the bear in close distance.
Visit to the Rainforest Discovery Centre, developed by Sabah Foresty Department to give an insight into the wonders of the rainforest. The 347m canopy walkway provides a spectacular view of the lush rainforest of Sepilok from 25m above the ground. Walk among tall rainforest trees and observe life high up in the canopy, look out for epiphytes, birds, squirrels and if you are lucky, you might saw wild Orang Utan! Pay a visit to Plant Discovery Garden before check in to your accommodation.
Check in Sepilok Nature Resort. Free at own leisure.
Wake up in tropical rainforest in Sepilok. After breakfast, free at own leisure.
Check out and depart to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary. Upon arrival, take about 10-15 minutes wooden prank walk through the forest to viewing platform. Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary offers a perfect observation platform for you to have a closer look at Borneo’s indigenous proboscis monkeys. At here, Silverleaf monkeys are free to roam around the viewing platform and some of them will come close to you! Observing the Proboscis Monkeys both young and adult leaping from tree to tree, being so close to them and watching them in their natural habitat in a close distance will definitely gives you the most exhilarating and unforgettable experience. Lunch will be served at Labuk Bay’s restaurant.
After lunch, proceed to Kinabatangan River which takes about 2 hours drive from Labuk Bay. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the local crew and refreshment will be served. At the meantime, briefing will be conducted by resort’s staff regarding the resort and upcoming activities before check in to your accommodation. River safari start at 1600 hours. Cruise along the river in search of endemic wildlife like proboscis monkey, orang utan, macaques, pygmy elephants, birds and many more. Return to the resort & free at own leisure.
Dinner will be served at the restaurant. After dinner, geared with your headlamp or torchlight, take a stroll along the boardwalk to look for interesting insects or other wildlife that may turn up after dark. Overnight at Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort.
Wake-up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills. Cruise along Kinabatangan River to search for birds and wildlife. After your morning exploration, return to lodge, freshen up and enjoy your breakfast. Then, en-route one hour Jungle trekking within resort area. Return to the resort for lunch. Late afternoon, set off for another river adventure and try to spot more animals before returning to the resort for dinner.
After dinner, geared with your headlamp or torchlight, take a stroll along the boardwalk to look for interesting insects or other wildlife that may turn up after dark. Overnight at Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort.
Wake up and relish in an early morning cruise to look for more wildlife along small tributaries. After breakfast, check out and depart to Gomantong Cave, which located in the heartland of the Gomantong Forest Reserve, is the home of millions bats and swiftlets. Upon arrival, follow by 10 minutes walk to the cave and explore the largest birds nest cave in Sabah.
Be prepare for a long hour driving journey to Deramakot – the first tropical rainforest in the world to be certified as well-managed forest in Sabah, Borneo. It took approximately 2 hours 20 minutes drive from Gomantong Cave to Telupid town. Have lunch in a local restaurant and continue drive to Deramakot on 4WD. Four-wheel drive vehicles are used to entered the final 70 km of bumpy gravel road. Upon arrival check-in to the basic-style chalet accommodation. After dinner go on 4×4 night safari to look for nocturnal wildlife at one of Sabah’s best wildlife watching destinations. Overnight at Deramakot Lodge.
Early morning wake up call at 0500 hours. Onward, depart for a pre-dawn four-wheel drive safari. There are many endemic wildlife can be found here in Deramakot Forest Reserve. Return to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, you can go on a jungle walk (optional) or simply spend your day relax in the middle of jungle in Borneo.
Lunch and free at own leisure. After dinner, get ready for wildlife drive after dusk. Overnight at Deramakot Lodge.
Early morning wake up call and depart on a dawn walk. This is the last chance to look for the many wild animals that live in the Borneo rainforest. Return to the lodge and have breakfast. After breakfast, check out, drive back to Sandakan.
Arrive in Sandakan. Check in Four Point Sheraton Sandakan. Free at own leisure.
Free at own leisure. Four Point Sheraton Hotel located just next to Sandakan Central Market, which is the best spot in town for cheap eats and food stalls. Or, you can walk around Sandakan city where people defined it as “Little Hong Kong” in the olden day.
Checking out of your hotel and transfer to Sandakan Airport.
The set up of Selingan Turtle Island Chalet is pretty basic. A total number of 25 air conditioned room with ceiling fan and attached bathroom are available here. Facilities in Selingan Turtle Island Resort includes restaurant, exhibition hall and a small shop selling drinks and other simple commodities.
Sepilok Nature Resort has 23 timber chalets, set around a natural lake and surrounded by verdant gardens and lush rainforest. The resort’s gardens are huge, with an impressive collection of exotic plants, is a haven for nature lovers. All rooms come with en-suite bathrooms, overhead fans and air-conditioning, as well as private verandas. It has a restaurant, and offers complimentary WiFi access in its public areas. A 24-hour front desk is available.
Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort nestled along the bank of the Kinabatangan River, the resort is surrounded by quaint local village that provides a unique “close to nature” experience with plenty of opportunities for river cruise, jungle trekking, stroll through traditional villages and chance to see the proboscis monkeys, the orang utan, pygmy elephants, the oriental darter, hornbills, kingfishers and many living in their natural habitat. It is a heaven for nature lovers and for those who need to retreat into nature, to recharge and to escape to a different reality.
Deramakot Forest Reserve situated in the middle of Sabah Borneo, equipped with living quarters cum laboratory, Visitor’s Reception Centre, camping ground and basic accommodation for tourist etc. All room comes with air-conditioning, blanket, pillow and towel, with simple set up.
Situated along the northeast coast of the world’s third largest island, Borneo, Sandakan is the second largest city in the Eastern Malaysia state of Sabah. Overlooking the Sulu Sea, Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan is conveniently located on the scenic waterfront promenade in Sandakan’s Central Business District. All rooms come with air-conditioning, hot shower, LCD TV and Wifi. You can take a dip in our infinity pool and enjoy the expansive views of Sandakan Bay and Sandakan Harbour here!