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Orang Utan, Sun Bear & Rainforest Discovery Centre Tour

Spend the day among native wildlife while learning more about the nature of Orang Utan, visit the world smallest bear Sun bear and explore Rainforest Discovery Center (RDC).

In 1964, the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center was created to help rehabilitate orangutans that had been orphaned. As much as like a human infant, it is important to teach the orphaned young orangutan (which will usually stay with his mother for 5-6 years) how to survive in the wild, while his health is closely supervised during recovery. 

Visit the smallest Sun Bear in the world at the Sepilok Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Center just next to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. The center was opened in 2014 with the goal of raising public consciousness and bringing individuals who can be rehabilitated back into the forest.

The Rainforest Discovery Center (RDC) is the perfect introduction to really get to know the uniqueness and significance of rainforests in Borneo.

The RDC also provides visitors with an opportunity to get close with nature through its Nature Experience program that includes a guided walk to the Plant Discovery Garden, Rainforest Walk and indoor / outdoor activities.

This location will fascinate birdwatchers as it has one of the most endangered birds in Sabah, The Borneon Bristlehead and about 250 species of other birds such as the Hornbills, Broadbills, Pittas and Kingfishers. As of 2009, RDC has now become the official site for the international Borneo Nature Festival that draws birding enthusiasts from all over the world to participate.

Insider Tips:
  • Recommend to bring: raincoat (wet season Nov - Feb), cap/hat, insect repellent, sun cream, good walking shoes, socks, comfortable cotton T-shirt with long or short pant, binocular, camera, personal medications
Additional Information:
  • Min. Participant(s):  2 Persons To Go (child does not counted)
  • This tour is not private tour, you will share the trip with other guests come from different countries
  • Price not included camera fee

Details

Confirmation
2 Working Days
Duration
Full Day
Transport
Hotel Pick Up
Voucher Type
Present to Tour Operator
Amendment
No Amendments Allowed
Refund
No Refunds Allowed

What You Get

Includes:

  • Return transfer service
  • Entrance fee
  • Tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Tourist transportation insurance

Exclusions:

  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Personal expenses

How To Buy

1. Purchase online

2. Email the following information to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg for booking of the tour:

  • Your Order Number
  • Hotel Details (Name, address and contact number)
  • Full Name, Gender, Date of Birth, Nationality and Passport Number of each participant

3. Receive a second email confirmation with the tour details

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

Highlights/Itinerary

* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.

   

8:30am

Pick up from hotel and drive approximately 40 mins to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. After registration, trek 10 mins through the rainforest on wooden boardwalk to the Feeding Platform.

10:00am

Witness the morning feeding of Orang Utan.

11:00am

Advance to Borneon Sun Bear Conservation Centre.

12:00pm

Enjoy lunch.

13:00pm

Transfer to Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC).

13:15pm

Visit the Exhibition Centre and the Plant Discovery Garden.

 

After that, walk on a suspension bridge and ending it with the only Canopy Walk (147 metres long, 28 metres height) in Sandakan.

16:00pm

Transfer back to respective hotels.

How to Get There

Hotel Pick Up Information:

  • Time: 9.00am
  • Please note: Pick up will start at 9.00am
  • Location: Accommodations within the Sandakan only
  • Kindly indicate your hotel name and address
  • Please be at your hotel lobby 15-20 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. No refunds will be given for latecomers and no-shows
  • As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pickup route.
  • The pickup time is for reference only, actual time may be vary depends on number of visitors, distance, season, weather and road conditions, should be within 15 minutes.
                           

Zone

Hotel

Pickup Time

A

Sandakan city (Four Points, Sandakan Hotel, Nak, ...)

8:30 am

B

Sabah Hotel

8:45 am

C

Mile 4 area (Bandar Indah area, Prima Square area, ...)

9 am

D

Airport

9 am

E

Sepilok area (Sepilok Jungle Resort, RDC, ...)

9:15 am

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Adult
$160.00
$145.00
Price Per Person
Child (Aged 3-11)
$120.00
$104.00
Price Per Person
Infant (Aged 0-2)
$50.00
$48.00
Price Per Person

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After purchase, kindly assist to send each passenger's full details and accommodation detail to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg
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