Pick up from Sandakan Airport at 0800-0830hrs (MH2042 @ 0810hrs OR AK6080 @ 0750hrs) or any hotel in Sandakan at 0830-0845hrs. Transfer to the jetty for boat ride (departs at 0930hrs) to Selingan Turtle Island Park. The journey to island will take approximately 60 minutes. Upon arrival, register at the Park HQ and check into chalet.
At 1200hrs, lunch at cafeteria and then free at own leisure. The chalets have facilities for swimming or snorkelling. After dinner, wait for rangers’ call to observe turtle laying eggs. Transfer the eggs to the hatchery and opportunity to observe the release of baby turtles to the open sea. Then overnight at chalet (attached bathroom). (Lunch & Dinner)
After breakfast, depart island to Sandakan at 0700hrs. Proceed to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. At this world renowned center, come face to face with human’s closest relative, the Orang Utans. Orang Utans share 97% of the same DNA as humans. The feeding time is at 1000hrs. While Orang Utan rehabilitation is still the primary goal at Sepilok, present aims include public education on conservation, research and assistance to other endangered species such as captive breeding of the rare and endangered rhinoceros. Also experience a walk in the tropical lowland dipterocarp forest.
After tour, depart Sepilok to Sandakan Airport or to hotel. Tour ends at 1300hrs. (Breakfast)
Package includes: Road and boat transfer as stated, Turtle island visit & entrance fee, accommodation at Turtle island in chalet with attached bathroom, Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre visit & entrance fee, English speaking guide, tour based on sit in coach basis.
Package excludes: Domestic airfares (BKI to SDK), camera fees, tipping and items not mentioned.
Friendly reminder: Please bring along sun block lotion, personal toiletries, torch light, insect repellent, drinking water bottle, walking shoes, binoculars, camera, hat & raincoat.