Day trip to Sandakan
Nature and wildlife
Discovering Sandakan in a Day
Nature and wildlife Tour with Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan
Sandakan is renowned for its rich wildlife and bio-diversity and is the largest city / town in Sabah, after Kota Kinabalu in East Malaysia, Borneo. Explore this beautiful city in a day with our proposed day trip itinerary. All suggestions here are subject to reader's own good judgment and responsibility.
8.00am – Start your Day
Day trip to Sandakan means there will be plenty of activities await you. Start your day with a delicious meal of any restaurants downtown or delight in the best buffet spread in Sandakan at Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan.
9.00am – Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre
The Sun Bear is the world's smallest type of bear, and is unique to each of their own. The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre at Sepilok is the only sun bear conservation centre in the world to provide care and rehabilitation to orphaned sun bears.
Go on an educational session at the centre and learn more about this beautiful creature.
11.00am Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre (located next to The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre)
Voted as one of the must visit in Sandakan, Sabah Malaysia, Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre is one of the world's oldest and largest orang utan sanctuary. It gives the visitors excellent opportunity to be upclose to the wildlife and the friendly orang utans at their natural habitat.
Feeding time: 9.00am and 11.00am / 2.00pm and 3.30pm
1.00pm - Lunch at Sepilok Nature Resort
Enjoy a simple lunch at the Sepilok Nature Resort adjacent to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre and Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre overlooking the nature reserve.
3.30pm - Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary
The Labuk Bay is one of the most famous habitat for the proboscis monkeys an endemic species to the Borneo Island. Located in the centre of the mangrove forest of Semawang, observe these friendly creatures up close from a special platform and interact with them when they are fed. You can also enjoy some bird watching and other wildlife watching.
Feeding time: 9.30am and 2.30pm / 11.30am and 4.30pm
5.00pm – Sunset in Sandakan
Right at the waterfront overlooking the iconic Sandakan Bay, choose to see day turning to night at our pool bar or The Best Brew or any of the animated local eateries around the waterfront. Sunset in Sandakan is truly breathtaking.
7.00pm – Dinner
Famous for all kinds of specialty cuisines, Sandakan's cuisines are for all. Indulge in our monthly specials buffet spreads.