Tour Package (*Prices exclude Tourism Tax.)
Half day : Sandakan Nature City Tour
Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)
STW042 : Half day Sandakan Nature City Tour (Approximately 3 - 3.5 hours)
Price: RM 130.00 p/pax (SIC, Min. 2)
Departures :

Morning Departure
0830 hrs (STW Office, City Hotels in Sandakan)
0845 hrs (Sabah Hotel), 0915 hrs (Sepilok Jungle Resort) Or

Afternoon Departure
1330 hrs (STW Office, City Hotels in Sandakan)
1345 hrs (Sabah Hotel), 1415 hrs (Sepilok Jungle Resort)
Highlights :
Sandakan Memorial Park, Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, St. Michael's Church, Central Market, Agnes Keith Museum & English Tea House.
  • The 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 wish to enjoy a cuppa (own expense).
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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