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Sandakan Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center Full-Day Trip from Kota Kinabalu
"The Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center located near the town of Sandakan is one of the best places on earth to see the famous wild man of Borneo in its natural habitat. After pickup from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu be transferred to the airport for your flight to Sandakan (flight surcharge subject to change please see Additional Info for more details). Upon arrival be taken to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center the largest and oldest of its kind on earth where a dedicated team of professionals work tirelessly to assist orphaned
From $107.00
 
Kiulu River White Water Rafting Tour from Kota Kinabalu including Lunch
"Your white water rafting adventure will begin with a pickup from your Kota Kinabalu hotel. Enjoy a beautiful and scenic one hour countryside drive past the rural town of Tamparuli to the hills of Kiulu. The journey there is along sealed road with the where you will be given an exciting introduction to the joys of river rafting. The bamboo-fringed river provides for a pleasant respite from the tropical heat as the cool waters invigorate your senses. With headwaters from Mt Kinabalu the river provides a Grade II to III experience with deep pools punctuating the river rapids - all perfect for thrill-seekers wishing to experience body rafting and swimming!After approximately 1 to 1.5 hours on the water top off your adventure with a scrumptious BBQ lunch. Afterward you will be dropped off back at your hotel."""
From $114.00
 
Half-Day Tour Klias Wetland Cruise and Fireflies in Kota Kinabalu
"You will be picked up from your hotel around 1pm and transfer to Beaufort enoy a 2-hour overland journey to the Southern part of Sabah.Arrive at Garama River Lodge a few miles away from the busy highway and enjoy the serene beauty of the mangrove swamps forest. This tour weaves through Sabah’s countryside scenic secluded beaches villages paddy fields plantations and mangrove forest.Arriving at our destination
From $88.00

More General in Sandakan

Unloading watermelons

Not a tip, just a fond memory. We were exploring the second floor of the central market when heard some activty on the dock down below. Looking out the window I noticed a huge load of watermelons...
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Daihappydai
Sep 28, 2012

Tourist Information Center

I find out the location was different from to map. Anyway, you can get to latest Sandakan map from the hotel. Just go to Tourist information center and get all the info you want. The center staff is...
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ronnielcm
Mar 26, 2007

Nice to meet you

The Orang Utan you find in Sepilok is one of the two sorts of Orang Utans there are in the world. In Sepilok you'll see the Borneo Orang Utan (Pongo pygmaeus), the other sort is the Sumatra Orang...
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Pieter11
May 10, 2006

%sTOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE%f%s %c

Just like any major city in the world, Sandakan too, do have a Tourist Information Centre(look at the picture and see for yourself). If you happened to be in the city, take the opportunity to visit...
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coolride
Mar 10, 2006

Maternal bond

Mothers will care for their offspring for about eight years. Unfortunately, there is still the danger of poaching. Unscrupulous poachers will kill a mother orangutan in order to kidnap the young...
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zrim
Aug 20, 2003

Anthropomorphism

Anthropomorphism--the attribution of human characteristics or behavior to inanimate objects or animals.Yes, guilty as charged. I apply human characteristics to many types of animals. I'm sorry but I...
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zrim
Aug 18, 2003
 
 
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Orangutan mother with her young one

My words are superfluous as compared to the photo. Take a good look at this orang and her young one. Is it not imperative that the orangutan habitat be preserved. Is palm oil more important than the...
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zrim
Feb 21, 2003

Top Hotels in Sandakan

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Jalan Utara, PO Box 275, (Formerly known as Renaissance Sandakan), Sandakan, Sabah, 90703, Malaysia
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Sandakan Harbour Square, 900000
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Block 29 Jalan Pelabuhan Lama, Sandakan, Sabah, 90708, Malaysia
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No. 24, Jalan Prayer, Sandakan, Sabah, 90007, Malaysia
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Km 22, Labuk Road, PO Box 2082, Sandakan, Sabah, 90723, Malaysia
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zrim

"Orangutans"
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"Sandakan Sabah"
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mary2u99

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daryll

"THE FORGOTTEN CITY HARBOUR"
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"Sandakan, home of Sepilok"
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