Turtle and Orang Utan Tour

Visit two of Sabah’s iconic treasures, the Orang Utan and the Turtles. Spend the first day at Selingan Island, witnessing turtles laying eggs at night, the transplanting process of the eggs to a hatchery and finally the experience of releasing baby turtles back into the wild. The second day we visit Sepilok Orang Utan Center and Borneon Sun Bear Centre.

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Tour Highlight
  • 1 Night at Selingan Island
  • Watch sea turtles laying their eggs on the beach
  • Observe orangutans at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Borneo Sunbear Conservation Centre
  • Sandakan Memorial Park
Day 1: Selingan Island

Arrive Sandakan Airport by morning flight, transfer to jetty for 1-hour boat ride to Selingan Island. Free at leisure to explore island, swim and snorkel. After dinner, wait for signal from the Park Ranger before proceeding to watch green turtle lay eggs on the beach, transplanting of eggs to hatchery and release of baby turtles to the sea. Stay overnight in twin-share room. (Lunch & Dinner)

Day 2: Sandakan - Sepilok

Return to Sandakan by boat and proceed to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. We proceed to watch a video show about the plight of the Orang Utans and the rehabilitation efforts ongoing at the Centre. Walk ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden boardwalks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 1000hrs then we continue to the newly completed enclosed nursery area for young orang utans. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world’s smallest bear. After lunch we will proceed to airport for the 1430hrs flight to Kota Kinabalu. For those taking the evening flight, we will have a chance to visit Rainforest Discovery Centre. Take a bird view of the centre from the canopy walk and hanging bridge, explore the botanical garden, home to various species of flora. Proceed to Sandakan Memorial Park for a short visit before taking the flight. (Breakfast & Lunch)

Please be advised that our trip to Selingan Island involves boat journey via the Sulu Sea. In the event of adverse weather condition during or before the boat journey, the company has the absolute discretion to cancel or postpone the trip if it is deemed that the journey will jeopardize the safety of our passengers. In the event of cancellation, a replacement tour will be offered. The company will not be liable for any compensation.

RM 1,490

  • per person twin share
  • Valid for traveling from 01 April 2019
  • 01 night at Selingan Island

Single Supplement

  • RM225

All rates are inclusive of 6% GST.

  • Please make sure that you travel light to Selingan Island
  • Flash photography and videography of turtles is strictly prohibited.
  • Snorkeling gear is available for hire at a surcharge.
  • swim wear
  • sun block lotion
  • hat
  • personal toiletries
  • insect repellent
  • drinking water bottle
  • walking shoes
  • raincoat
  • torchlight


Tour and transfer

Accommodation as specified

Meals as specified

Entrance fee

Eglish speaking guide


Domestic airfare (Kota Kinabalu (BKI) – Sandakan (SDK) – Kota Kinabalu (BKI))

Camera fee

Tourism Tax (TTx) flat rate of RM10 per room per night

Items not mentioned

Have more time to spare? Combine this tour with a visit to Sukau Rainforest Lodge – a charter member of Unique Lodges of the World. View Tour

RM 1,490

per person twin share


Minimum 2 person required

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