2D/1N Sandakan – Selingan Turtle Island Escape


Sandakan – Selingan Turtle Island Escape


Full Itinerary

Sandakan – Selingan Turtle Island

  • Pick-up from Sandakan airport (08:00hrs) or hotel (08:30hrs) and transfer to the Sandakan seafront jetty.
  • At 09:30hrs, speed boat departs for Selingan Island, the main nesting area for green turtle, which lies 40km north of Sanadakan in the Sulu Sea off Sabah’s east coast. Boat journey is approximately 1 hour.
  • Check into simple accommodation facility and relax by the beach or take up snorkel at the nearby reefs.
  • After dinner, Park Ranger will signal the appropriate time to view huge Green turtles coming ashore to lay eggs. Witness the eggs being transferred to hatchery from the nesting site. Offer help to release baby turtles onto the shore and be overwhelmed by the emotion of seeing the turtles scrambling to the open sea by some natural instinct.
  • Overnight at the Island Chalet.

Sepilok – Orang Utan Rehab Centre

  • After breakfast, depart at 07:00hrs to return to Sandakan.
  • Transfer to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre (30 mins journey) situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve for video show. Visit the Nature Education Centre and watch the video documentary show to learn about the rehabilitation of orphaned orang utan before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to view the feeding platform.
  • Trek ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden plank walks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 10am.
  • After tour, transfer to airport or to your respective hotel. Tour ends at 13:00hrs.


  • Bring insect repellent, raincoat, water bottle, sun hat, hiking boots, clothing, camera, binoculars, toiletries, sun-block, personal medication.
  • Please ensure you are holding air ticket to Sandakan.
  • Island Chalet accommodation is basic but clean and comfortable with the attached bathroom.
  • Departure time varies from different hotels, please reconfirm with our staff.
  • If you are arriving at Sandakan Airport on the day of your tour, our friendly guide will greet and pick you up from the airport with a placard bearing your good name.
  • We do not guarantee wildlife sightings.
  • We reserve the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries, and accommodation reserved should condition beyond our control render it necessary.

2 Days / 1 Nights



  • Tour Category: Wildlife & Nature
  • Tour Type: Shared Basis English Speaking
  • Departure: Every day – Min 02 Max 16 persons
  • Start / End: Sandakan airport/hotel


  • Selingan Turtle Island
  • Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre


  • Meals as Stated
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach)
  • Return Boat Transfer
  • English Speaking Guide
  • One Night Accommodation
  • Turtle Island Conservancy Fee
  • One Night Turtle Island Chalet


  • Domestic Airfares (BKI-SDK-BKI)
  • Camera and Video Fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Alcoholic & Carbonated Drinks


Adult Rate Child Rate
from MYR 760.00 Not Available