Selingan Turtle Island & Orangutan Sanctuary package tour is great way to see both the turtles and orangutans. Whilst in Borneo, this package is one of the star highlights and you wont be disappointed. Selingan Turtle island is the main turtle island in Borneo and here you will stay in a private room enjoying snorkeling around the crystal waters over the beautiful coral reefs. During the Selingan Turtle Island & Orangutan Sanctuary package tour you will have the chance to see turtles nesting at night time and the chance to see them being released into the wild before sunset.

You will also visit the Orangutan Sanctuary in Sepilok where you will see the orangutans on the viewing platforms whilst they are feeding.

After the orangutans you will visit the war memorial park which is home to 2400 perished Australian and British soldiers which died during the 1940’s death marches by the Japanese Imperial Army.


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 – Depart from Sepilok to Sandakan Memorial Park which is a site of a notorious WWII prisoner-of-war camp is about 11km outside of Sandakan. The park has a small museum as a memorial to the thousands of Australian and British who lost their lives during the Japanese occupation.
  • 12:30 PM – Proceed to local restaurant for lunch.

After lunch, transfer to either hotel or airport for your flight (MH2047 @ 1400 hrs OR AK6097 @ 1425 hrs).
All tours are subject to weather conditions


  • Return road transfer as per itinerary
  • Return boat transfers as per itinerary
  • Selingan Turtle island entrance fee
  • 1 Night accommodation at Selingan Turtle Island
  • 1 Breakfast, 2 Lunch & 1 Dinner
  • Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre visit & entrance fee
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Free flow of coffee & tea
  • Tour based on sit in coach basis

** Camera fee at Sepilok Orang Utan Centre (RM10 per camera) is excluded.


  • 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 6:00pm – 6:00am.



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