2D1N Sandakan - Selingan Turtle Island Escape Print


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Travel Period: 01 January 2018 till 31 December 2018

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Categories Price Per Person
Adult Traveller
I have a Group of 2 & Above
MYR 1,950
990
Single Supplement
I am travelling with 2 Paying guests (Adults)
MYR 1,600
1,200
Adult Traveller
I am travelling alone
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MYR 2,950
1,790
Child Traveller
With Bed
I am accompanying and sharing room with 1 paying adult
MYR 1,185
745
Child Traveller
Without Bed
I am accompanying and sharing room with 2 paying adults
MYR 785
495
Infant Traveller
Without Bed
I am below 3 years old and sharing room with 2 paying adults
MYR 550
330
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour Basis (shared guide & vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
  • All rates are inclusive of 0% Goods and Services Tax (GST).

CHILD POLICY FOR TURTLE ISLAND ACCOMMODATION 

  • Maximum of 1 Child Sharing A Room With 2 Adults
  • Child rate applies for children between 3 - 10 years old
  • Infant rate applies for children under 3 years old
  • An Extra Mattress will be provided for the Child
  • Above 10 Years Old Are Considered As Adult

OPTIONAL ADD-ON TOURS

  • SANDAKAN CITY TOUR OR RAINFOREST DISCOVERY CENTER (R.D.C) OR SANDAKAN WAR MEMORIAL OR AGNES KEITH HOUSE @ MYR 70 / pax.

PRIVATE TOUR SERVICE

  •  Request for Private Tour at a reasonable fee (private guide & vehicle).

Tour highlights

  •  Selingan Turtle Island
  •  Visit one of the oldest turtle hatcheries in the world
  •  Witness turtle egg collection and baby turtle hatchering
  •  Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre

Overview of Tour

This 2D 1N Trip is turtle-tastic with a side of monkey-business. Enjoy the crystal-clear waters of not on just any island, but an island that hosts one of the World’s oldest turtle hatcheries. Witness the magic of sea turtles nesting on shore and hatchlings racing out to sea in Selingan Island then swing by Sepilok to meet your cheeky red-haired cousins, the Orangutans.

Overview of Location

Selingan Turtle Island - The Island hosts one of the oldest turtle hatcheries in the world and is one of South East Asia's most important nesting beach and breeding ground for the Green Turtle and Hawksbill Turtle. All environmental conditions on Selingan Island is made ideally safe for Sea Turtles to come and lay eggs, away from predators and all sorts of pollution such as light and noise. It is also a safe haven where baby hatchlings could be released without dangers and disorientation. Also included in this turtle-tastic destination is some fun times in the sun. Stretch out on white sandy shores or go for a snorkel with the marvelous marine life that reign the underwater world. 

Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre - 25 minutes west of Sandakan sits The Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, a sanctuary for our endangered friends spanning an area of 10,610 acres. It is a rehabilitation project dedicated to orphaned Orangutan that were rescued from plantations, illegal hunting, or illegally kept as pets.  The boardwalk that leads to the viewing gallery and feeding platform allows you to witness the orangutans being fed milk and bananas. Feeding happens twice a day at 10am and 3pm by rangers.

 

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Sandakan/ Selingan Turtle Island

  • Meet and pick up at your hotel lobby or Sandakan airport.
  • You will be transferred to the Sabah Park Jetty in Sandakan where you will take a 1-hour boat ride to Selingan Turtle Island.
  • Located only 40 kilometres from North Sandakan, you will have the opportunity to see the main nesting areas of the Green Turtles and Hawksbill Turtles.
  • Upon arrival, lunch will be served for you to feast!
  • Check in to your basic but clean accommodation. The rest of the day you are free to stretch out by the beach or jump right into the sea for a snorkel round the nearby reefs. Dinner will be served on the Island.
  • After dinner, a Park Ranger will inform you on the right time to encounter turtle laying their eggs along the beach. Get the chance to witness the collecting of eggs from the nestling site and into a safe hatchery and watch baby turtles scrambling out into the open sea upon their release on shore. An adorable sight not to be missed!
  • It’s time to hit the hay and rest up with an overnight stay at your Selingan Turtle Island Chalet.
Lunch / Dinner Selingan Island Chalet
Day 2

Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre / Sandakan Airport or Hotel 

  • After breakfast, depart back to Sabah Parks Jetty Sandakan.
  • Embark on a journey to the famous Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve.
  • Upon arrival, your guide will provide a short briefing session before entering the Centre.
  • You will then be brought to watch a short video documentary providing you with information on the rehabilitation of an orphaned Orang Utan.
  • Enjoy and explore as you get to encounter Bornean-endemic Orang Utans up close as they frolic in their natural habitat.
  • You will proceed to a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest where you can witness the Orang Utan feeding from a feeding platform.
  • It's time to bid your trip goodbye as you are transferred to your respective hotels or Sandakan airport.
Breakfast
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Meals 01 Breakfast, 01 Lunch, 01 Dinner
Includes Meals as Stated, All Entrance Fees, Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach), Return Boat Transfer, English Speaking Guide, 01 Night Accommodation, Turtle Island Conservation Fee
Accommodation 01 Night Turtle Island Chalet
Check-in Time: 1030 Hrs – 1100 Hrs
Check-out Time: 0700 Hrs
Excludes Domestic Airfares (BKI>SDK>BKI), Camera and Video Fees, Personal Expenses, Alcoholic & Carbonated Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance, Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Good walking shoes
  • Light raincoat
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun block
  • Sun hat
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Personal toiletries
  • Torchlight
  • Please ensure you are holding air ticket to Sandakan.
  • 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.
  • For you arrival on Day 1, please take note there is only 1 join-in boat transfer to Selingan Island departing at 0930hrs daily. Unscheduled boat in transfer to and from the island can be arranged with additional surcharge(s) (subject to availablility and weather condition). Please enquire with our Sales Representative.
  • Standard check-in and check-out times for most hotels & resorts are 1400 Hrs & 1200 Hrs. However, check-in & check-out times may vary depending on each accommodation. So kindly check with us to get accurate check-in & check-out times of your accommodation.
  • Effective as of 1st September 2017, the Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia will be implementing a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX). Foreign tourists will be required to pay a flat rate of MYR 10 per room per night regardless of accommodation star level.The TTx is to be paid upon check-in. Malaysians or permanent residents residing in Malaysia are exempted from TTx and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in for the exemption.
  • Recommended flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan: Air Asia AK6492 (ETD 0635hrs / ETA 0720hrs)
    Recommended flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu: Air Asia AK6499 (ETD 1820hrs / ETA 1910hrs)
  • The above flight timings are suggestions and subject to changes. Before you book your flight ticket(s), please always check with the airline schedules for the correct flight timings that are most suited to your needs.
  • This package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transport vehicle.  Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee.  Please inform us when making the bookings. 
  • For safety reasons, the trip may get cancelled or revert halfway if the weather or sea condition is deemed unsafe for the journey to proceed. Therefore, we do not recommend you go on this trip if it is the same day as your departure flight in the event the weather does not permit for the boat transfer to return to the mainland on the same day.
  • Should any unforeseen circumstances arise, we recommend you to carefully set out your own schedule with some leeway to ensure you do not miss your next activity.
  • Activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations.
  • Amazing Borneo Tours does not guarantee wildlife sightings.
  • Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels due to traffic conditions, please reconfirm with our staffs. Should the transport be delayed, please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements.
  • Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.
  • Only cameras of unaided flash are allowed to photograph the turtles. This is because shining a light on them or using camera flashes can be stressful on the creatures.
  • Video/Digital Video Cameras are not allowed.
  • Visitors are forbidden from going around the island on their own from 6:00pm – 6:00am


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