Selingan Turtle Island Orangutan River Cruise 3d2n package tour provides the best of Sandakan in just three days. You get the chance to stay overnight on Selingan Turtle Island and watch the turtles nesting whilst also experiencing turtle hatchling being released. Selingan Turtle Island provides simple and basic private room accommodation and the rangers are very knowledgeable about their research they have been compiling over the last 30 plus years.

The Orangutan Sanctuary is where you get the chance to see baby orangutan’s being introduced back to the wild. The research unit here helps orphan orangutans become independent so that they can be released back into the wild of which the second night you will have the chance to see the orangutan’s in the wild as you will spend one night on the Kinabatangan river in a private room enjoying two river cruises and a trip to Gomantong caves and hopefully a herd of the pygmy elephants to end this MUST DO Selingan Turtle Island Orangutan River Cruise 3d2n package tour.


Day 1

  • 8:00 AM – Pick up from hotel within Sandakan or Sandakan Airport (MH2042 @ 0750 hrs OR AK6092 @ 0750hrs). Transfer to jetty for 45 minutes boat ride to Selingan Turtle Islands Park. Upon arrival, register at the Parks HQ and check into chalet.
  • 12:00 PM – Lunch. Free and easy (walking around, swimming, snorkeling etc.)
  • 6:00 PM – Dinner. Wait for rangers call to observe turtle laying eggs. Transfer the eggs to the hatchery and opportunity to observe the release of baby turtles to the open sea. Then overnight at chalet. (L, D)

Day 2

  • 7:00 AM – Depart from island to Sandakan. Proceed to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center and catch the feeding time at 1000hrs.
  • 11:00 AM – Visit Borneon Sun Bear Conservation Centre.
  • 12:00 PM – Lunch at local restaurant. Transfer to Nature Lodge Kinabatangan (NLK), approximately 2 hours journey. Reach at Kampung Bilit jetty take 3 minutes boat ride to NLK
  • 3:00 PM – Welcome drinks will be served upon arrival. Orientation. Check-in.
  • 4:00 PM – Evening boat cruise along Kinabatangan river banks
  • Return to the Lodge for dinner. A guided night walks to enjoy the wilderness of the jungle right after the dinner. Then overnight at the Lodge

Day 3

  • 6:00 AM – Morning river cruise
  • 7:45 AM – Return to the lodge for breakfast. Check-out.
  • 9:15 AM – Gomantong Caves
  • Then continue your journey back to Sandakan and transfer to either your hotel or airport (MH2047 at 2.00 PM OR AK6097 at 2.25 PM


  • Return road transfer as per itinerary
  • Return boat transfers as per itinerary
  • Turtle island visit & entrance fee
  • Accommodation at Turtle island in chalet with attached bathroom
  • Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre visit & entrance fee
  • Accommodation at Nature Lodge Kinabatangan Superior Category CHalet
  • English speaking guide
  • River cruise (1 morning & 1 late afternoon
  • 1 Guided night nature walk
  • Gomantong Cave visit & entrance fee
  • 2 breakfast, 2 lunch & 2 dinner
  • Free flow of coffee & tea
  • Tour based on sit in coach basis
  • Please take note that Sabah Parks allow only camera of unaided flash to take photograph of the turtle. Video/Digital Video Camera is not allowed
  • Sabah Parks also forbid visitor from going around the island on their own from 6pm – 6am


  • Camera
  • Personal gear
  • Insect repellent
  • Raincoat
  • Hat
  • Binocular
  • Torchlight
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfort shoes
  • Cotton t-shirt, long sleeve shirt & long/short pant


✓ Per Person
✓ Minimum 2 Person
✓ Superior Room
✓ Upgrade to Deluxe Room only RM50
✓ 50% off for child below 12 years old

Contact us if you have any questions or call / message us +60128381630 for more information.