BB7E Sandakan Wildlife Safari

This tour combines a visit to Selingan island (1 night) and also Sukau Rainforest Lodge (2 nights) for the wildlife lovers, along with a trip to Sepilok Orang-Utan and Bornean Sun Bear Centres. If we have time, the Rainforest Discovery Center in Sepilok area.

ItineraryRatesTour Inclusions

This tour includes a stay in our Superior rooms and travel to SRL by speedboat. For an upgrade to our new Villa rooms, please see the Rates tab.

Ex-Sandakan

Day 1 : Sandakan - Selingan Island

Arrive Sandakan Airport by morning flight, transfer to jetty for one-hour boat ride to Selingan Island. Free at leisure to explore island, swim and snorkel. After dinner, wait for signal from the Park Ranger before proceeding to watch Green Turtle lay eggs on the beach, transplanting of eggs to hatchery and release of baby turtles to the sea. Stay overnight in Twin-Share room.

: Lunch and Dinner

Please bring along swim wear, towel, binocular, camera, sun block lotion, personal toiletries, drinking water bottle, insect repellent, torchlight, hat, walking shoes & raincoat.

Please make sure that you travel light to Selingan Island

Please ensure you are holding air ticket to Sandakan.

Note on Camera Use at Selingan Island:
For any camera (phone, digital or still camera) for personal use are chargeable at RM10.00 PER UNIT for conservation permit purposes. Please note that FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO TAKING IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

Note: (November-February) Please be advised that our trip to Selingan Island involves boat journey via the Sulu Sea. In the event of inclement weather condition during or before the boat journey, the company will have the absolute discretion to cancel or postpone the trip if it is deemed that the journey will jeopardize the safety of our passengers. In the event of cancellation, a replacement tour will be offered. The company will not be liable for any compensation.

Day 2 : Sandakan - Sepilok - Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Return to Sandakan by boat. Transfer to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. We proceed to watch a video show about the plight of the Orang Utans and the rehabilitation efforts ongoing at the Centre. Walk ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden boardwalks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 1000hrs then we continue to the newly completed enclosed nursery area for young orang utans. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world's smallest bear.

After lunch, transfer to Sandakan jetty for 2½ hours boat journey to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife. Take a river cruise using electric motor in search of wildlife and birds. Enjoy candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide show and interpretation by naturalist guide. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Note on Camera Use at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre:

For any camera with zoom lens from 100 to 400mm, video camera or other video recording equipment for personal use are chargeable at RM10.00 per unit. For any camera (fixed-lens - 400mm and above ) or any film-making equipment are chargeable at RM1,000.00 per unit.

Please make sure that you travel light to Sukau Rainforest Lodge

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Day 3 : Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Take a 0600hrs morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, proceed for an educational tour along our Hornbill Boardwalk located behind the lodge with our in-house naturalist. In the afternoon, we proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 : Sandakan - Transfer Out

After breakfast, return to Sandakan by boat journey. After lunch we will proceed to airport for the 1430hrs flight to Kota Kinabalu. For those taking the evening flight, we will have a chance to visit Rainforest Discovery Centre. Take a bird view of the centre from the canopy walk and hanging bridge, explore the botanical garden, home to various species of flora. Proceed to Sandakan Memorial Park for a short visit before taking the flight.

: Breakfast and Lunch

 

THINGS TO BRING: Bring along sun block lotion, personal toiletries, torch light, insect repellent, drinking water bottle, walking shoes, binoculars, camera, hat & raincoat.

 Borneo Eco Tours is moving towards a plastic-free environment, so, please join our movement by bringing your own refillable water bottle during your time with us.

Rooms Rate Per Person Single Supplement
Superior RM 2994 RM 550
Villa RM 3374 RM 875

High season surcharge: MYR 160 (July & August)

Upgrade to villa: All our 20 new villas are now up and ready for guests. If you have booked a superior room in advance but want to upgrade to a villa, you can! Just pay the price difference and you’re all set!

The following discounts apply to tours that include Sukau Rainforest Lodge ONLY:

  • Children age 3 and below – Free
  • Children ages 4 to 12 may share a room with ONE adult – 25% discount
  • Children ages 4 to 12 may share a room with TWO adult – 50% discount

Please note that children aged 13 and above pay full price.

Contact our tour consultant at for further information.

Giving Back: Every international adult guest who stays at SRL contributes MYR20 for Conservation Contribution (CC).Read More

Rates are valid from 01 April 2018 till 31 March 2019.

Includes

Tours and transfers, accommodation and meals as specified, entrance fees and English speaking guide.

Excludes

Domestic airfare (Kota Kinabalu(BKI) – Sandakan(SDK) – Kota Kinabalu(BKI)), camera fee and items not mentioned.

 Tourism Tax (TTx) flat rate of RM10 per room per night.

RM 2994/ person


 Duration

4D3N


Minimum

2 person


Highlights:

  • Selingan Island
  • Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • Sukau Rainforest Lodge
  • Kinabatangan to Kelenanap Oxbow river cruise
  • Rainforest Discovery Centre
  • Sandakan Memorial Park