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Full day : Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre/Sandakan Nature City Tour
Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)
STW102 : Full day Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre/Sandakan Nature City Tour (Lunch)
Price: RM 275.70 p/pax (SIC, Min. 2)
Departures : 0830 hrs (City Hotels, meeting point at Hotel Sandakan),
0845 hrs (Sabah Hotel), 0915 hrs (Sepilok Jungle Resort)
  • Pick up from your hotel in Sandakan and drive approximately forty minutes to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre (SOURC). After registration, follow a guided boardwalk that will lead you to the Feeding Platform, a chance for you to explore the lowland rainforest trees. Witness the feeding of the Orang Utan, watch the scheduled video programme about the Orang Utan and SOURC (25 mins) at the Nature Education Centre and pay a visit to the Exhibition Hall at the centre.
  • Lunch enroute. The Sandakan City Tour includes a visit to Sandakan Memorial Park, which is adjacent to the site of the original Sandakan Prisoner of War (POW) Camp.
  • The park commemorates the sacrifice and suffering endured by both Australian and British soldiers who were held by the Japanese as Prisoners of War between 1942 and 1945. The Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, located on a steep hill top where you can have a magnificent view overlooking Sandakan Bay and the Town Centre. Then, continue to one of the oldest church in Sabah, St. Michael's Church where you can see a century old building where Christianity is preached.
  • Drive to the Central Market where you can see the local produce and fresh seafood being sold. Visit to the Agnes Keith Museum to learn about the life in the colonial days on Agnes & Harry Keith. Harry was the first conservator of the Forestry Department in Sabah and Agnes was the author of the three famous books called Land Below The Wind, Three Came Home and White Man Returns. Stop at the nearby English Tea House where you may have another spectacular view of Sandakan Nature City. Here, you may have your own choices of refreshment (own account).
What to bring (recommendations):
Raincoat (wet season Nov-Feb), cap/hat, insect repellent, sun cream, good walking shoes, socks, comfortable cotton T-shirt with long or short pant, binocular, camera and personal medications.


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