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Private Sandakan Tour & Orangutan Sanctuary with Lunch

By Tour & Incentive Travel


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Selective hotel pickup
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected


  • Exciting day trip to Sandakan to explore notable attractions

  • Delightful visit to the world's largest orangutan sanctuary

  • Intimate encounter with the great apes in natural habitat

  • Tour stops include the Central Market & a Chinese temple

  • Delicious & authentic Malaysian lunch at a local restaurant

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Sandkan

  • What's included

    Admission to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center

  • What's included


  • What's included

    Roundtrip transportation to and from Kota Kinabalu International Airport

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Roundtrip flight between Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan

Know Before You Book

  • Children 1 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Kota Kinabalu hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • An additional surcharge for hotel pickup outside a 3-mile (5-km) radius from the city center is payable on the day of your activity.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

What you can expect

Set off for Sandakan for a full day of adventure exploring the second-largest city in the state. Tour the impressive orangutan sanctuary for an up-close encounter with the fascinating animal and make stop at other points of interest at the market, observation point, and a water village.

Bright and early a driver provides a transfer from your hotel to the airport for a quick flight to Sandakan. Travel to the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center, the world's largest sanctuary for the animal. Here, the orphaned or captured young orangutans are slowly reintegrated back into the wild and you have the opportunity to witness the animals in their natural habitat.

Make a stop for lunch at a local restaurant and continue on with the tour itinerary. You tour around the city and visit the Central Market and observation point. Finally, make a stop at a Chinese temple and a water village before taking a relaxing flight back to Kota Kinabalu.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Individually wrapped food options available
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Activity Location

  • Sandakan

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Hotel Pickup
    • Kota Kinabalu Sabah

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