Rainforest Discovery Centre Tour

The Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) is the gateway getting to know the uniqueness and importance of Borneo’s rainforests.

Located in Sepilok, Sandakan district of Sabah - The Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) is managed Sabah Forestry Department and one of the state's most popular environmental education (EE) centres today. It is a 3-in-1 park (i.e. wildlife, bird and plant) for nature lovers and bird watchers where they can see the unique flora and fauna of Borneo. To students, it’s the best outdoor classroom to learn the rich biodiversity of rainforest ecosysteNight walks along the trail also offer visitors a chance to catch a glimpse of the wildlife that have made the rainforest their home, such as the cunning mousedeer, wily civet cats, cute tarsiers and various insects and birds. 

The RDC also gives visitors a chance to get intimate with nature through its Nature Experience programme which includes a guided walk to the Plant Discovery Garden, Rainforest Walk and indoor / outdoor activities.

There are many magnificent sights to behold at the Plant Discovery Garden, with about 250 species of native orchids in bloom. The orchid family is known to be the largest flowering plant throughout the world with about 25,000 wild species in total. 

Enthusiasts, naturalists and budding scientists from all walks of life will discover more about the wonders of the rainforest through this unique RDC that helps to raise public awareness and appreciation of the importance of conservation as well as the sustainable use of forest resources.

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 and personal medications
Additional Information:
  • A minimum of 2 adults per booking is required
  • Sit-In-Coach basis (SIC). This tour is not private tour, you will share the trip with other guests come from different countries. Please notify us upon booking if you are looking for private tour, surcharge might be applied.


2 Working Days
3 Hours
Hotel Pick Up
Voucher Type
Present to Tour Operator
No Amendments Allowed
No Refunds Allowed

What You Get


  • Return land transfer
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking tour guide


  • Personal Expenses
  • Food and drinks

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.


Itineray is for reference only.

How to Get There

Hotel Pick Up Information:

Please note: Pick up will start at 9.00am / 2.00PM onwards (depends on area)

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.



Pickup Time


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

9 am


Sabah Hotel

9:15 am


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

9:15 am



9:45 am


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

9:45 am

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Price Per Person
Child (Aged 3-11)
Price Per Person
Infant (0-2)
Price Per Person

Select Date

Please be reminded to send an email with your Order Number ,accommodation and participant detail to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg