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2 Days/1 Night Selingan Turtle Island & Sepilok Orang Utan


BT/SDK18: 2 Days/1 Night Selingan Turtle Island & Sepilok Orang Utan

Day 1 - Meet & greet by guide at hotel or airport and transfer to jetty. At 9:30 AM, boat depart to turtle island. It takes about an hour to reach Selingan Island which lies 40km north of Sandakan in the Sulu Sea off Sabah's east coast. Selingan Island is the main nesting area for the green turtles. A day of relaxation for you to swim or snorkel at the island. After dinner, prepare to wait for the Park Ranger to inform us of the sighthing of a turtle laying eggs. Learn about the conservation of these turtles; winess the collection of eggs from the nesting site, planting them in the hatchery and see baby turtles scrambling to the open sea upon released on the shore. Overnight stay at the island chalet, room with attach bathroom.

Day 2 - 06:30 AM check out and have breakfast and thereafter embark for the boat trip back to the mainland Sandakan. Proceed drive for about half an hour to Sepilok Orang-Utan Rehabilitaion Centre where orphaned and injured Orang-Utan brought to Sepilok to be rehabilitated to return and fend for themselves back to the wild. Sepilok is a primary lowland forest, a fine showcase of Borneo's remaining rainforest. Witness the feeding of Orang-Utan from a platform in the forest and later watch the 25 minutes scheduled video documentary show. After tour drop at hotel or airport.