2D1N Sandakan - Selingan Turtle Island Escape


TOUR INFORMATION

TOUR CODE: ABSK-WA1510
DESCRIPTION: 2D1N SANDAKAN - SELINGAN TURTLE ISLAND ESCAPE
REGION: Sandakan / Selingan Turtle Island
DURATION: 2 Days 1 Night
MINIMUM: 1 Pax
AVAILABILITY: Everyday
PICK UP POINT: Your Hotel in Sandakan City / Sandakan Airport
PICK UP TIME: To Be Arranged
DROP OFF POINT: Your Hotel in Sandakan City / Sandakan Airport
DROP OFF TIME: To Be Arranged
* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.

Tour highlights

  •  Selingan Turtle Island
  •  Visit one of the oldest turtle hatcheries in the world
  •  Witness turtle egg collection and baby turtle hatchering

Sample itinerary

Day 1 - Sandakan/ Selingan Turtle Island

  • Meet and pick up at your hotel lobby or Sandakan airport.
  • You will be transferred to the Sabah Park Jetty in Sandakan where you will take a 1-hour boat ride to Selingan Turtle Island.
  • Located only 40 kilometres from North Sandakan, you will have the opportunity to see the main nesting areas of the Green Turtles and Hawksbill Turtles.
  • Upon arrival, lunch will be served for you to feast!
  • Check in to your basic but clean accommodation. The rest of the day you are free to stretch out by the beach or jump right into the sea for a snorkel round the nearby reefs. Dinner will be served on the Island.
  • After dinner, a Park Ranger will inform you on the right time to encounter turtle laying their eggs along the beach. Get the chance to witness the collecting of eggs from the nestling site and into a safe hatchery and watch baby turtles scrambling out into the open sea upon their release on shore. An adorable sight not to be missed!
  • It’s time to hit the hay and rest up with an overnight stay at your Selingan Turtle Island Chalet.
Meals : Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Selingan Island Chalet

Day 2 - Sandakan Airport or Hotel 

  • After breakfast, depart back to Sabah Parks Jetty Sandakan.
  • It's time to bid your trip goodbye as you are transferred to your respective hotels or Sandakan airport.
Meals : Breakfast

Meals 01 Breakfast, 01 Lunch, 01 Dinner
Includes Meals as Stated, All Entrance Fees, Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach), Return Boat Transfer, English Speaking Guide, 01 Night Accommodation, Turtle Island Conservation Fee
Accommodation 01 Night Turtle Island Chalet
Check-in Time: 1030 Hrs – 1100 Hrs
Check-out Time: 0800 Hrs
Excludes Domestic Airfares (BKI>SDK>BKI), Camera and Video Fees, Personal Expenses, Alcoholic & Carbonated Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance, Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Good walking shoes
  • Light raincoat
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun block
  • Sun hat
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Personal toiletries
  • Torchlight
  • Please ensure you are holding air ticket to Sandakan.
  • If you are arriving at Sandakan Airport on the day of your tour, our friendly guide will greet and pick you up from the airport with a placard bearing your good name.
  • For you arrival on Day 1, please take note there is only 1 join-in boat transfer to Selingan Island departing at 1045hrs daily. Unscheduled boat in transfer to and from the island can be arranged with additional surcharge(s) (subject to availablility and weather condition). Please enquire with our Tour Consultant.
  • The boat journey to Selingan Island may not be suitable for individuals who have any of the following conditions but not limited to: heart or lung conditions, recent surgery, back or spinal surgery, back problems/injury/fracture, arthritis, osteoporosis or other similar spinal/pelvic diseases. Pregnant women are also not recommended as the boat ride may be bumpy depending on the sea condition. If you are having similar issues as above, kindly consult your physician before you enrol in this activity.
  • Standard check-in and check-out times for most hotels & resorts are 1400 Hrs & 1200 Hrs. However, check-in & check-out times may vary depending on each accommodation. So kindly check with us to get accurate check-in & check-out times of your accommodation.
  • Effective as of 1st September 2017, the Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia will be implementing a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX). Foreign tourists will be required to pay a flat rate of MYR 10 per room per night regardless of accommodation star level.The TTx is to be paid upon check-in. Malaysians or permanent residents residing in Malaysia are exempted from TTx and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in for the exemption.
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  • The above flight timings are suggestions and subject to changes. Before you book your flight ticket(s), please always check with the airline schedules for the correct flight timings that are most suited to your needs.
  • This package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transport vehicle.  Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee.  Please inform us when making the bookings. 
  • For safety reasons, the trip may get cancelled or revert halfway if the weather or sea condition is deemed unsafe for the journey to proceed. Therefore, we do not recommend you go on this trip if it is the same day as your departure flight in the event the weather does not permit for the boat transfer to return to the mainland on the same day.
  • Should any unforeseen circumstances arise, we recommend you to carefully set out your own schedule with some leeway to ensure you do not miss your next activity.
  • Activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations.
  • Amazing Borneo Tours does not guarantee wildlife sightings.
  • Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels due to traffic conditions, please reconfirm with our staffs. Should the transport be delayed, please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements.
  • Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.
  • Only cameras of unaided flash are allowed to photograph the turtles. This is because shining a light on them or using camera flashes can be stressful on the creatures.
  • Rm10 camera fee is excluded (taking photos with phone/iPad is applied for camera charges).
  • Visitors are forbidden from going around the island on their own from 6:00pm – 6:00am