Selingan turtle island escape

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2 Days - 1 Night
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What To Expect

Have you ever known how turtles were born? In our tour to Selingan turtle island, park ranger will signal the appropriate time to view huge green turtles coming ashore to lay eggs. And then, you will witness the eggs being transferred to hatchery from the nesting site, offer help to release baby turtles onto the shore and be overwhelmed by the emotion of seeing the turtles scrambling to the open sea by some natural instinct. The next day of the tour you will spend time visiting Sepilok orang utan rehabilitation centre for view orphaned orang utan and their inhabitant – typical rainforests of Sabah.

Description

Day 1: Sandakan / Selingan turtle island

Pick-up from Sandakan airport (08.00 am) or hotel (08.30 am) and transfer to the Sandakan seafront jetty. At 09.30 am, speed boat departs for Selingan Island, the main nesting area for green turtle, which lies 40km north of Sanadakan in the Sulu Sea off Sabah's east coast. Boat journey is approximately 1 hour. Check into simple accommodation facility and relax by the beach or take up snorkel at the nearby reefs. Overnight at the Island Chalet

Day 2: Sepilok orang utan rehabilitation centre

After breakfast, depart at 07.00 am to return to Sandakan. Transfer to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre (30 mins journey) situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve for video show. Visit the Nature Education Centre and watch the video documentary show to learn about the rehabilitation of orphaned orang utan before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to view the feeding platform. Trek ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden plank walks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 10.00 am.

After tour, transfer to airport or to your respective hotel. Tour ends at 01.00 pm

Highlights

  • Group tour (MIN.02 PAX)
  • Selingan Turtle island
  • Sepilok Orang utan rehabilitation centre

Schedule

  • Duration: . From 08.30 am with hotel pick-up or your flight arrival time with airport pick-up – 01.00 pm
  • Departure point: Sandakan airport/hotel pick up
  • Returning point: Returning to the departure point

Include

  • Meals as Stated
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach)
  • Return Boat Transfer
  • English Speaking Guide
  • 01 Night Accommodation
  • Turtle Island Conservancy Fee

Exclude

  • Camera and Video Fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Alcoholic & Carbonated Drinks
  • Any Items Not Mentioned

Please Note

  • Min: 02 PAX
  • Single supplement: 42 USD/pax
  • Meals: 01 breakfast, 01 lunch, 01 dinner
  • Accommodation: 01 night turtle island chalet

Things You Should Bring:

  • Good walking shoes
  • Light raincoat
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun block
  • Sun hat
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Personal toiletries
  • Torchlight

Things You Should Know:

  • Island Chalet accommodation is basic but clean and comfortable with attached bathroom.
  • Departure time varies from different hotels, please reconfirm with our staffs.
  • 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.
  • We do not guarantee wildlife sightings.
  • We reserve the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.

NOTE FROM SABAH PARKS:

  • 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 6:00 pm – 6:00 am

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