4 Days 3 Nights Explore Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary + Selingan Turtle Island Trip ~ Sandakan Area: Sabah Borneo


Day 1 Selingan Turtle Island.

Meet at Hotel Lobby (0945hrs) or Sandakan Airport (preferably on MH 2042 OR AK6492). transfer to jetty for Schedule boat depart 10:15-10:30hrs to Selingan Turtle Islands Park. The journey to Island will take approximately 45 minutes to1 hour. Upon arrival, register at Turtle Island Parks HQ and check into chalet. After lunch at cafeteria, free at own leisure e.g swimming or snorkeling. After dinner, wait for rangers call to observe turtle laying eggs. Transfer the eggs to the hatchery and if there are young turtle hatchlings, an opportunity to observe the release of baby turtles to the open sea. Overnight at Chalet attached bathroom. (Lunch / Dinner)

Remarks: before go for dinner, make sure all important things with you and not to back to your room!at any time-waiting for the rangers call to observe turtle laying eggs.

The Selingan Island chalet is about 500m away from the beach. There is NO PORTER at the island. Therefore, you have to carry your own luggage from the boat to your chalet. we highly advise you to re-pack your clothing for your duration stay in order to have a more comfortable stay at Selingan Island." We do have luggage room available at our jetty and our office at Sandakan airport.

Day 2 – SEPILOK/SUN BEAR CONSERVATION CENTRE/BY BOAT TO ABAI /SUKAU

06:30-07:00hrs departs from island back to Sandakan. After breakfast, drive for approximately 30 minutes to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. At this center, observe man’s closest relative “the Orang Utan” being rehabilitated to become wild in their natural habitat and experience a walk in the Tropical Lowland Dipterocarp Forest of Borneo. 09:30-09:50hrs Visit Sepilok Outdoor Nursery. 10:00hrs Proceed to the free roaming area feeding platform witness the feeding of Orang Utans. 10:30hrs, visit to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, the Centre that managed to improve the living condition of the rescued sun bear and released their natural behaviors in the 2.5ha enclosed forest. 11:15hrs be ready for your trip to Abai/Sukau as usual program, proceed to Sandakan Jetty for Scheduled Boat departs at 12:00hrs, where you will take your lunch at Abai Jungle Restaurant. This is a wonderful journey of discovery which starts from the waters of Sulu Sea of Sandakan Town through a magnificent scenery of the Mangrove Forest. After Lunch, check in Abai Jungle Lodge, free and relax at our nature boardwalk. Late in the afternoon, you’ll be experiencing a cruise to search for wildlife until the sunsets while enjoying a cup of coffee and by night falls continue the night cruise to witness the fire flies as Christmas tree. Return to the lodge for dinner. After dinner, again experience the “Jungle at night” at our nature boardwalk to search for birds, snakes, insects and other wildlife with our nature guide.

(Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Day 3 – PITAS LAKE/TREE PLANTING/BOAT TO SUKAU/MENANGGUL CRUISE

Wake up by the calls of nature. Early morning takes a river trip to Pitas Lake to observe wildlife and experience the unique of Pitas Lake. After breakfast, you are invited to join our tree planting project with the locals, enjoy a simple lunch arranged by the villagers at Abai village. This project specially designs to help the locals. After lunch, cruise Upper River to Sukau village in search of primates especially the Wild Orang Utan, Pygmy Elephant, birds and other wildlife. Arrive Sukau, check in Lodge. Late afternoon, take another river cruise to Menanggul River, a small tributary of the Kinabatangan. Return lodge for dinner, overnight at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge.

(Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Day 4 – BY BOAT TO SANDAKAN/ TRANSFER SANDAKAN AIRPORT

After breakfast, 07:00-07:30hrs transfer by boat back to Sandakan. Upon arrival at jetty, after lunch transfer to your hotel or proceed to airport for your flight MH 2047 (ETD14:00hrs).

(Breakfast/Lunch)

Tour Description

Destination


Borneo ~ Sabah ~ Sandakan ~ Selingan Turtle Island ~ Sepilok ~ Abai Jungle & Kinabatangan River ~ Wildlife & Conservation

Minimum no. of Persons
2

Place of Departure
Sandakan city or Sandakan airport

Trip Availability
Daily

Tour Code
SIA 10+Turtle

Tour Duration
4 Days 3 Nights

Accommodation

Selingan Chalets

25 Air-Conditioned Room with ceiling fan.

  • CHALET A – 5 Twin Bed & 1 Double Bed (attached bathroom)
  • CHALET B – 6 Twin Bed & 1 Double Bed (attached bathroom)
  • CHALET C – 5 Twin Bed & 1 Double Bed. (attached bathroom)
  • CHALET D – 6 Twin Bed Room (attached bathroom)
  • All rooms with mini refrigerator and windows fully covered with mosquito net.
  • 24 hours electricity, 220/240V,50 cycles.
  • Observing marine turtle conservation program at night.
  • Swimming/snorkeling.
  • Souvenir shop.
  • Cafeteria.
  • Exhibition Hall

Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge

  • 33 Rooms. 15 Twin Rooms, 6 Triple Rooms, 8 Double Bedrooms, 4 Family Rooms.
  • All rooms with attached bathroom, toilet, hot shower, ceiling fan and netted windows.
  • All rooms with smoke detector and emergency action plan
  • Uses Reserve Osmosis Water Purifier System.
  • Use Kimberly-Clark Biodegradable and Environmentally friendly shampoo, soap and papers.
  • River Cruise along Kinabatangan River.
  • Video Show
  • Guided Nature Trail behind the lodge.
  • Restaurant – Served Halal Food


Abai Jungle Lodge

  • 18 Rooms – 6 units Chalets x 3 Twin Bedroom
  • All rooms with attached bathroom, toilet, hot shower, ceiling fan and netted windows.
  • All rooms with smoke detector and emergency action plan
  • Uses Reserve Osmosis Water Purifier System.
  • Use Kimberly-Clark Biodegradable and Environmentally friendly shampoo, soap and papers.


Flight In
MH 2042 OR AK6492

Recommended Personal Gear

Insect repellent, raincoat, hat, binocular and sun screen (sweat proof). Use good walking shoes and comfortable cotton T-shirt with long or short pant.

4 Days 3 Nights Explore Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary + Selingan Turtle Island Rates ~ valid until 31st March 2018

(Rates based on per person basis)

Twin Sharing basis Rates based on per person (RM)
Minimum 2 persons RM 2,330 per person

Rate above includes 6% GST (Goods & Services Tax)

Package is Inclusive of:
* English speaking guide * land/boat transfers based on joining basis * entrance fees and meals as stated.

Package is Exclusive of:
* Camera / Video camera fees * beverages(alcoholic/juice/carbonate) *airfares/taxes/insurance* binoculars

**Please Note that there will be a non-refundable handling charge on payment made. Conditions apply.

Please Note:

  • Package rate applies to a minimum of 2 full paying persons travelling & based on Seat-In-Coach Basis
  • For Single Traveller, it is possible to go on the trip on 2 persons rate, if there are other guests travelling together (reminder that this trip is based on Sit-In-Coach basis). However, there will be an additional charge for single supplement for accommodation (ie single room)
  • Single supplement charge is RM160 per person per night at Sukau/Abai/ Selingan accommodation
  • Child below 12yrs old, is discounted 20% based on 2 full paying adults
  • Additional RM100 nett per person for unscheduled transfer
  • 100% charge for request of a Private Tour/Transport
  • English speaking driver /guide provided
  • Rates are subject to changes in Sepilok/Selingan Entrance Fees and accommodation at Selingan Island
  • The Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary permit/entrance fees are not included in the rates (fee charges to be advised)

CANCELLATION CHARGES:
  • Confirmation date to 30 days before arrival - 30% of the trip’s full price forfeited
  • 29 days to 15 days before arrival - 50% of the trip’s full price forfeited
  • 14 days to 08 days before arrival - 75% of the trip’s full price forfeited
  • 07 days before arrival or NO SHOW of customer - 100% of the trip’s full price forfeited
  • Due to limited rooms at Selingan Island, once booking is confirmed, it is under guaranteed basis and no changes will be allowed. Should there be any amendment of dates or cancellation of booking it is subject to cancellation charges of RM400 per room per night
  • JULY & AUGUST booking cancellations:
  • 25% charge for cancellations made within 60 days prior to arrival date
  • 50% charge for cancellations made 29 days to 15 days prior to arrival date
  • 100% charge for cancellations made within 14 days prior to arrival date

CHILD RATES:

2 adults + 1 child sharing room with parents

  • 2 - 4yrs old ~ 50% off the 2 person rate
  • 5 - 11 yrs old ~ 20% off the 2 person rate
1 adult + 1 child
  • child will be charged at 2 person rate
  • Child below 2yrs old ~ free of charge (without meals/mattress/entrance fee/permit)

Scheduled Boat & Land Transfers
Scheduled Boat Transfers from Scheduled Boat Transfers to Departure Time

Unscheduled Transfers (SIC)

Sandakan Jetty Abai Jungle Lodge 1200

RM 330 per person (minimum 2 persons)

Abai Jungle Lodge Sandakan 0900

RM 330 per person (minimum 2 persons)

Sandakan Jetty Selingan 1030

RM 330 per person (minimum 2 persons)

Selingan Sandakan 0700

RM 330 per person (minimum 2 persons)

Scheduled Land Transfer from Scheduled Land Transfer to

Departure Time

Unscheduled Transfers (SIC)

Sandakan Hotel Kinabatangan Rainforest Lodge 1000

RM 230 per person (minimum 2 persons)

Kinabatangan Rainforest Lodge Sandakan 0700

RM 230 per person (minimum 2 persons)


PICK UP TIME/POINT (VENUE)
From To Sepilok To Selingan To Abai/ Sukau
Sepilok area 0900 - 0910 0915 - 0925 1115 - 1130
Hotel at Sandakan town area 0800 - 0810 0945 - 0955 1130 - 1145

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