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Labuk Bay Proboscis, Sepilok Orang Utan & Sun Bear + Sandakan City Tour + Lunch

Available from Thursday

Labuk Bay Proboscis, Sepilok Orang Utan & Sun Bear + Sandakan City Tour + Lunch

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Spend a day getting up close to some of Borneo’s incredible native wildlife on this must-see tour for animal lovers. Explore Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre for orphaned orangutans. Stroll down the boardwalk through the rainforest and see them feed from the platform. Visit Lab Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary to see these indigenous monkeys in their natural habitat, before going to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. That’s not all: other stops include a hilltop temple with panoramic views and the vibrant Sandakan Central Market.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$119.24
Price varies by group size
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$119.24
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

SANDAKAN WILDLIFE Orang Utan, Proboscis Monkey, Sunbear SANCTUARIES

Available from Friday

SANDAKAN WILDLIFE Orang Utan, Proboscis Monkey, Sunbear SANCTUARIES

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Get up close with some of Malaysia’s vulnerable endangered native animals on this full day tour around some of Sandakan’s wildlife sanctuaries. Don’t get pushed to the back of the group and miss out on this tour. Instead, enjoy intimate encounters with these critters in your small group. Meet orangutans at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center, long-nosed proboscis monkeys at their Labuk Bay Sanctuary and Bornean sun bears at Sandakan’s local Conservation Center.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$183.59
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$183.59

Private Full Day Sepilok Orang Utan, Bornean Sun Bear and Rainforest Discovery Center Tour

Available from Wednesday

Private Full Day Sepilok Orang Utan, Bornean Sun Bear and Rainforest Discovery Center Tour

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During this full day eco-tour, journey into the super-diverse Bornean rainforest near Sepilok, home to thousands of species of plants and animals. Visit three conservation centres in the area to learn how local people are fighting to preserve Borneo’s natural environment and return native fauna to their natural habitats. This private tour offers a chance to get up close with Borneo’s unique wildlife away from the crowds of a zoo or wildlife park.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$102.57
Price varies by group size
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$102.57
Price varies by group size

Kinabatangan River Cruise

Available from Wednesday

Kinabatangan River Cruise

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Rather than hacking through the jungle, the best way to see Borneo’s rich wildlife is on a river cruise. On this 2-night experience, base yourself out of the Nature Lodge Kinabatangan, and enjoy four separate cruises plus night and dawn walking safaris. Expect to see macaques, proboscis monkeys, a wealth of birds, and maybe even a wild orangutan or pygmy elephant. Tour includes transfers and most meals.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$138.00
From
$138.00

Sepilok Orang Utan & Bornean Sun Bear Centre with Sandakan City Tour with Lunch

Available from Thursday

Sepilok Orang Utan & Bornean Sun Bear Centre with Sandakan City Tour with Lunch

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This is the world's largest sanctuary for orphaned or captured young orangutans and where they are slowly reintegrated back into the wild. You have the opportunity to witness the animals at feeding time in their natural habitat and enjoy watching their antics. Its onward then to see the Malayan sun bears, the smallest bears in the world which are only found in Southeast Asia. These bears continue to be threatened by forest degradation, illegal hunting for bear parts and poaching to obtain young cubs for pet trade.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$94.88
Price varies by group size
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$94.88
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Kinabatangan River Wildlife Adventure and Stay at an Eco-lodge

Available from Wednesday

Kinabatangan River Wildlife Adventure and Stay at an Eco-lodge

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Take an unforgettable 3 day, 2 night wildlife adventure on the Kinabatangan River and enjoy the peaceful serenity of our off the beaten path eco-lodge.  Spot orangutans, crocodiles, proboscis monkeys, hornbills, and more as you follow our expert guides on river cruises away from the crowds.  Relax in our sustainably operated eco-lodge. Don’t miss out on this Kinabatangan River adventure that takes you to a less visited part of the river.  Rest easy knowing you’ve chosen a tour dedicated to environmentally friendly operations.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$170.00
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$170.00

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary Admission Ticket

Available from Nov 1

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary Admission Ticket

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Borneo is home to not one but two don’t-miss ginger primates. This ticket to the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary gives you the chance to see long-nosed proboscis monkeys, a Borneo original, leaping, feeding, and playing in the mangrove forest. Arrive at a time that suits you, look for proboscis monkeys, silvered leaf monkeys, hornbills, and more, then leave whenever you’re ready with no need to wait on a group.
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  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.70
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$29.70
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Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre & Sepilok Orang Utan Rehab Centre Tour

Available from Friday

Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre & Sepilok Orang Utan Rehab Centre Tour

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Visit the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Center on this educational full day tour. Learn about the orangutan rescue via a short documentary, then walk through the rainforest to view these intelligent mammals on a feeding platform. Then it’s on to the sun bear rescue center to learn more about the plight of the world’s smallest species of bear.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$85.90
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$85.90
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Full-Day Sepilok Orangutan,Sun Bear & Sandakan City Trail from Kota Kinabalu

Available from Wednesday

Full-Day Sepilok Orangutan,Sun Bear & Sandakan City Trail from Kota Kinabalu

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Spend the day among Borneo’s native wildlife on a full-day tour of Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center and the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Center. In a small group limited to eight, you’ll observe rehabilitated orangutans in their natural rainforest environment and witness a feeding session. Plus, you’ll see sun bears at dedicated conservation center before taking a sightseeing tour of Sandakan, once known as Little Hong Kong. Lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$123.08
From
$123.08

Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilation Centre with Lunch at English Tea House

Available from Thursday

Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilation Centre with Lunch at English Tea House

Come face to face with the famed Wildman of Borneo - the Orang Utan. Scientifically known as Pongo pgymaeus, this ape shares up to 96.4% of the human genetic makeup. Meet this remarkable creature in its natural habitat at Sepilok as they learn to survive once more in the teeming jungles of Borneo in Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary. A raised wooden walkway takes you to the observation deck where orang utans slowly emerge from the rainforest to be fed by the rangers.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$70.52
Price varies by group size
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$70.52
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Borneo Kinabatangan River Cruise Day Trip

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Borneo Kinabatangan River Cruise Day Trip

Kinabatangan River is the second longest river in Malaysia, with a length of 560 kilometres it runs across the state of Sabah on the island of Borneo, also one of the most exciting and easily accessible places to explore the rich biodiversity of Sabah. It is part of the Sukau-Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary. The beautiful river offers great opportunities to see amazing wildlife. Water takes in a central position, people travel by boat in search of wildlife. During a visit you may encounter an enormous variety of animals.
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  • 10 hours
From
$71.80
From
$71.80

Sandakan Sepilok, Labuk Bay and City tour with Lunch

Available from Jan 28

Sandakan Sepilok, Labuk Bay and City tour with Lunch

A day to be near nature and wildlife sighting at Sandakan. Spotting Orang Utan and the Proboscis are the 2 main highlights of this tour.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.00
From
$160.00
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Sepilok Orang Utan, Sun Bear and Sandakan City Tour

Available from Wednesday

Sepilok Orang Utan, Sun Bear and Sandakan City Tour

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Experience the wildlife and history of Sabah, Malaysia, on this all-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center, honor POWs at Sandakan Memorial Park, catch spectacular views at Puu Jih Shih temple, pick up some seafood and produce at Central Market, explore Sabah history at Agnes Keith Museum, and enjoy a drink at English Tea House.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$152.00
Price varies by group size
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$152.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Sandakan Gomatung Cave and Kinabatangan River cruise Day Tour

Available from Wednesday

Sandakan Gomatung Cave and Kinabatangan River cruise Day Tour

A chance to travel to Kinabatangan and search for wildlife, a rare chance experience with an up close with wildlifes and cruising along the Kinabatangan rivers.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.00
From
$180.00
Taking safety measures

Wild Borneo Adventure (3 days 2 nights)

Available from Dec 11

Wild Borneo Adventure (3 days 2 nights)

This package will be handled by an experience guide to do the interpretation and this will be a private tour for you and your partner/group. Where possible, we will try to minimise gathering with the crowds in every locations. Where it is not possible, we will let you know.
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  • 2 days 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$384.62
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$384.62

Sandakan Sightseeing

Available from Feb 13

Sandakan Sightseeing

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Sandakan, the former capital of British North Borneo, is the second largest city in Sabah after Kota Kinabalu. It is located in the East Coast of Sabah and is famous for its wide range of seafood available. Back in the days, it was known as Sabah’s ‘Little Hong Kong’ due to the large amount of Chinese migrants from Hong Kong. Experience nature and the city with this Sandakan Sightseeing tour! You will get to spend some time with orang utans at the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and Bornean sun bear at the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre. After lunch, you will proceed to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary before doing some sightseeing around the town, where you will visit the Puh Jih Shih Temple and pass by Sim Sim Water Village.
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  • 12 hours
From
$153.85
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$153.85

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