Agnes Keith House, Sandakan This museum is located at top of the hill along Jalan Istana, about 10 km from Sandakan Airport and 1km from Sandakan town. This house was rebuilt in 1946/47 and was the first government permanent timber dwelling to be built after the 2nd World War.
How to get to Gomantong Caves. To get to the Gomantong Caves you need to travel to the city of Sandakan in eastern Sabah. From here it is a 1,5 hour drive to the caves. There is also a public bus that departs from Sandakan bus station (RM17) though this bus doesn't stop directly in front of the main entrance. There are numerous daily flights to Sandakan.
This is my second visit to Kinabatangan. My first Kinabatangan trip was with Uncle Tan Camp in Danau Girang back in year 2007. This time I stayed in Barefoot Sukau Lodge located in Sukau, which is 2-hour drive from Sandakan city and next to the longest river of Sabah, Kinabatangan.
Platform A at the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, surrounded by oil palm plantations There are four daily feeding times: Platform A is at 9.30am and 2.30pm, Platform B at 11.30am and 4.30pm. Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary – Platform A
The Lower Kinabatangan Segama Wetlands are situated on the islands of Borneo, within Malaysia. They cover 788.03 km². The Kinabatangan Orangutan Conservation Project was established in 1998 to secure the population in the Kinabatangan floodplain of eastern Sabah (McConkey et al. 2005).
The Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) evolved from small, cozy environmental education (EE) centre in 1996 into one of Sabah's most popular EE centres. It is a within the famous Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, home of the orang utans at the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. The RDC is managed by the Sabah Forestry Department.
Sam Sing Kung Temple (GPS: 5.84086, 118.11428) is a Chinese temple in Sandakan, Sabah. It faces the municipal field of Sandakan. The name "Sam Sing Kung" means "three saints temple", and refer to Kwan Woon Cheung, the saint of righteousness, goddess Tin Hou, a deity worshipped by fishermen, and Emperor Min Cheong, a patron deity of students, worshipped for good examination results.
Other historical attractions include the Chartered Company Memorial, Chong Tain Vun Memorial, Japanese Bunker, Malaysia Fountain, Marian Hill, Mill Hill dam, North Borneo Scout Movement Memorial, Sandakan Japanese Cemetery, Sandakan Liberation Monument, Sandakan Massacre Memorial, Sandakan Memorial Park, Sandakan War Memorial and the William Pryer Memorial.
Visit Sandakan Memorial Park, a powerful historical site commemorating Allied prisoners of war. Built in the grounds of the former Sandakan camp, the memorial honors the lives of 2,345 POWs that died during the Sandakan and Ranau death marches, when the country was occupied by Japanese forces during World War II.
The Sepilok Forest Reserve Trek is a beautiful way to experience native Borneo. Virutally untouched, the Sepilok Forest is home to wild orangutans and thousands of other Malaysian endemic species. The Sepilok Forest Reserve Trek is a beautiful way to experience native Borneo.
Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center is located 25 KM to the west of Sandakan City (see Location Map). Public transport to Sepilok is available readily and the journey takes about 45 to 50 minutes one way. By Bus. The following is the departure time of regular shuttle between Sandakan and Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center.
The Turtle Island Park (gazetted 1977) lies 40km north of Sandakan in the Sulu Sea and consists of Selingan, Bakungan Kecil and Gulisan islands. The park is a safe haven for the endangered green and hawksbill turtles and gives you the rare opportunity to watch turtle landings.