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Full-Day Sepilok Orangutan and Sandakan City Trail from Kota Kinabalu

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Tuaran, Malaysia
Full-Day Sepilok Orangutan and Sandakan City Trail from Kota Kinabalu

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Safety measures
icon10 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Designed to delight nature lovers, this day tour allows you to observe orangutans in their natural habitat at the Sandakan Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Under the guidance of sanctuary staff, observe orphaned orangutans and long-tailed macaques being fed and follow a nature trail through the tropical rain forest. Eat a typical Malay lunch at a nearby restaurant and then embark on a city tour of Sandakan, one of Sabah’s earliest settlements home to haunting cemeteries, Chinese temples, and colonial mansions. Hotel or airport pickup and drop-off are included.   
  • Full-day tour of Sandakan Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre including Sandakan city tour
  • Ideal for lovers of nature and history
  • Observe orphaned orangutans learning survival skills and feeding in their natural habitat
  • Enjoy a Malay lunch and take a city tour of Sandakan, home to Chinese temples and a bustling market
  • Hotel or airport pickup and drop-off are included
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Lunch
Driver/guide
Hotel/airport pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Airfares/flights
  • Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu , Pantai Dalit, Tuaran 89208 Malaysia
  • Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai , Nexus Resort Karambunai 100 Jalan Sepangar Bay, Kota Kinabalu 88993 Malaysia
  • Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu , 20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100 Malaysia
  • 5:30 AM

    After booking, the operator will contact you about pickup time.

    For Hotels / Resorts located outskirt of Kota Kinabalu City. please choose option outskirt Hotel/Resort ,surcharge applies.
    Your tour begins in the early morning with pickup from your Sandakan hotel or the airport—arrival information is requested at checkout. After a short journey, arrive at the Sandakan Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, one of only four places established to preserve and protect orangutans in the world.  

    Alongside a sanctuary staff member, observe orphaned orangutans learning skills essential to survival in the wild and watch volunteers feeding the monkeys milk and bananas. Then, discover bio-diverse flora and fauna on a guided walk through the rainforest before stopping for a typical Malay lunch on the way back to Sandakan.

    Spend the afternoon on a whistle-stop city tour of Sandakan, a historic and multicultural settlement home to colonial mansions and haunting cemeteries. Visit an eclectic mixture of attractions, including St Michael’s & All Angels Church, Puu Jih Shih Chinese Temple, the bustling Sandakan Central Market, and Kampong Buli Sim Sim, a traditional village in which all houses teeter on stilts above the water.

    Your tour concludes with drop-off at the airport or hotel.
    Itinerary
    Stop At:  
    Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
    The facility provides medical care for orphaned and confiscated orangutans as well as dozens of other wildlife species. Some of the other animals which have been treated at the center includes sun bear,gibbons,Sumatran rhinos and elephants.
    Duration: 4 hours 
    Admission Ticket Included
    Stop At:  
    Sandakan Heritage Trail
    At Sim Sim water village where houses are all built close to the water surface while observing the fascinating view of the sea.
    Duration: 1 hour 
    Admission Ticket Included
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Contact the tour provider for recommended flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • OPERATED BY Magunatip Holidays Sdn Bhd
    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

    Learn more about cancellations.

    The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
    Q:
    What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Full-Day Sepilok Orangutan and Sandakan City Trail from Kota Kinabalu?
    A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    See all safety measures taken by Full-Day Sepilok Orangutan and Sandakan City Trail from Kota Kinabalu.
    Q:
    What is the policy on sanitization during Full-Day Sepilok Orangutan and Sandakan City Trail from Kota Kinabalu?
    A:The policy on sanitization is:

    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    See all safety measures taken by Full-Day Sepilok Orangutan and Sandakan City Trail from Kota Kinabalu.

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    star-4
    Trip very good only negative pick up...
    C V M
    , Oct 2017
    Trip very good only negative pick up meant to be 4 am but didn't arrive until 4.30 very annoying as could have had extra 30 minutes in bed.

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