Turtle Island Travel Packages
Tour Name: Turtle and Orang Utan encounter
Tour Code: EN TT 1A
Tour Duration: 2 days 1 night
From Sandakan, transfer to jetty for 45 minutes boat ride by speedboat to Selingan Island (40km), fully equipped and licensed to carry 12 persons. Check into chalet. Free at leisure to explore island, swim and snorkel. After dinner, wait for signal from the Park Ranger before we proceed in small groups to watch Green Turtle lay eggs on the beach, transplanting of eggs to hatchery and release of baby turtles to the sea. Tourists are welcome to assist. This island is a park conservation area since 1977 and turtles have been nesting here every night throughout the year. Overnight in twin sharing room (with common bathroom). (LD)
Photographing turtles are strictly prohibited between 6pm – 6am.
Return to Sandakan and proceed to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Trek ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden plankwalks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 10.00am. After lunch a short tour of Sandakan town including a visit to the water village with tea break and the Australian War Memorial before we transfer to the airport for flight MH2067 at 8.00pm to Kota Kinabalu. (BL)