Sandakan - Sepilok Orang Utan Centre & Labuk Bay


REGION: Sandakan
PICK UP POINT: Your Hotel in Sandakan City / Sandakan Airport
PICK UP TIME: 08:00 Hrs
DROP OFF POINT: Your Hotel in Sandakan City / Sandakan Airport
DROP OFF TIME: 16:00 Hrs
* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.

Tour highlights

  •  Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary
  •  Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
  •  Borneon Sun Bear Conservation Center
  •  Sandakan City Tour

Sample itinerary

Day 1 - Sandakan Airport or Hotel / Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre / Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary / Borneon Sun Bear Conservation Center / Sandakan City Tour / Sandakan Airport or Hotel

  • Welcome to the gateway of wild wonders; Sandakan!
  • Meet and pick up at your hotel lobby or Sandakan airport.
  • Embark on a journey to the famous Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve.
  • Upon arrival, your guide will provide a short briefing session before entering the Centre.
  • You will then be brought to watch a short video documentary providing you with information on the rehabilitation of an orphaned Orang Utan.
  • Enjoy and explore as you get to encounter Bornean-endemic Orang Utans up close as they frolic in their natural habitat.
  • You will proceed to a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest where you can witness the Orang Utan feeding from a feeding platform.
  • After enjoying some time with the Orang Utans, you will be brought over to the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary and witness the Bornean endemic Proboscis Monkeys in their natural habitat.
  • Witness the Proboscis Monkey feeding time from the Feeding Platform B.
  • You will proceed to the Bornean Sun Bear Conversation Centre to see the smallest bear species in the world.
  • After spending some time with wildlife, it’s time to head out to an urban setting for a City Tour!
  • After lunch, proceed for Sandakan City Tour. Visit various landmarks and historical points in Sandakan, once known as the "Little Hong Kong." The landmarks include:
    • Puh Jih Syh Buddhist Temple which offers a panoramic view of Sandakan Bay situated on the hilltop Tanah Merah,
    • Sandakan Central Market, the most amazing variety of fresh seafood and agricultural products.
    • The Sim-Sim Water Village where houses are all built on stilts close to the water surface while observing the fascinating view of the sea.
  • After a full day out, it’s time to head back. You will be dropped at your respective hotels or Sandakan airport. Tour ends at 1600hrs.


Meals : Lunch

Meals 01 Lunch
Includes Meals as Stated, Entrance Fee, Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach),English Speaking Guide
Excludes Domestic Airfares (BKI>SDK>BKI), Camera and Video Fees, Personal Expenses, Alcoholic & Carbonated Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance, Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Easy & Relaxed, with comfortable walking shoes.
  • Good walking shoes
  • Light raincoat
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun block
  • Sun hat
  • Binoculars
  • 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.
  • Recommended flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan: Malaysia Airlines MH2042 (ETD 0705Hrs / ETA 0745Hrs)
    Recommended flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu: Air Asia AK6499 (ETD 1820hrs / ETA 1910hrs)
  • 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. 
  • 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.