Orangutans, Borneo
Selingan Island
Turtle, Selingan Island
Gomantong Cave

Borneo Wildlife Experience

3 day Explorer - from £510

Take in the region’s best natural wonders; see turtles hatching on the beach and orangutans swinging through the trees, for lovers of flora and fauna this is a perfect choice.

Your Tour Includes:

  • Two nights’ accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Wildlife experiences
  • Return transfers from Sandakan
  • River wildlife cruise
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Selingan Island

From Sandakan travel by boat for your first night on Selingan Island, the main nesting area for the Green and Hawksbill Turtle. Enjoy the day relaxing with time to swim, snorkel and enjoy the fabulous beaches.

After dinner, the park ranger will call everyone to the beach where you will have the chance to observe turtles laying their eggs, followed by a visit to the hatchery to see the babies just before they are released into the sea.

Hotel: Turtle Island Resthouse

Meals: Lunch and dinner

Day 2 - Sepilok & Jungle Lodge

The following morning return to the mainland and travel to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Take the boardwalk through the forest to the feeding platform where you will have the chance to see orphaned Orangutans feed.

Afterwards, drive through rustic countryside to your Sukau Lodge where after check in, you will join a late afternoon river cruise, in search of primates, bird life and other wildlife.

Hotel: Sukau Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3 - Sandakan and surrounds

On the final day, there is a visit to Gomantong Cave, famous for its edible birds nests, before heading back to Sandakan for lunch and a short city tour. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

3 day Explorer - from £510

If you would prefer not to visit Selingan Island and have an extra night in Sukau instead, please ask your consultant about our Sandakan Wildlife Explorer tour – from £429

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All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a twin or double room. Seasonal variations may apply, please call Freedom Destinations for more information and availability.

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