Sandakan Nature City Half Day Tour

Learn more about Malaysia's history when you join this exciting tour from Sandakan.

Sandakan is Sabah's second largest city. Rich with natural resources, the city is well known for its lush tropical forests, making it one of the country's biggest timber exporters. In this tour, you can experience and admire the history of Sabah, Malaysia. This tour includes a visit to Sandakan Memorial Park, which is adjacent to the site of the original Sandakan Prisoner of War (POW) Camp. The park commemorates the sacrifice and suffering endured by both Australian and British soldiers who were held by the Japanese as Prisoners of War between 1942 and 1945.

Next, visit extravagant Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, located on a steep hilltop where you can have a best spot, which has commanding views of Sandakan Bay and the Town Centre. Then, continue to one of the oldest church in Sabah, St. Michael’s Church where you can see a century old building where Christianity is preached.

 After walking around at Central Market where you can see the local produce and fresh seafood being sold, you will visit to the Agnes Keith Museum to learn about the life in the colonial days on Agnes & Harry Keith. Harry was the first conservator of the Forestry Department in Sabah and Agnes was the author of the three famous books called Land Below The Wind, Three Came Home and White Man Returns. Sightseeing and one of the Sandakan history location. You will have the chance to know more about the history from the small museum. Enjoy high tea at English Tea House where you also can have spectacular view of Sandakan Nature City.


Insider tips

  • Tour location / Depart from: Sandakan . To reach Sandakan city, you have to take a domestic flight or bus express from Kota Kinabalu. 
  • Min. Participant(s):  2 Persons To Go (child does not counted) 


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

What You Get


  • English-speaking guide/driver
  • Round-trip transportation from hotels in Sandakan city
  • Tourist transportation insurance


  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Food & 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.


How to Get There

Hotel Pick Up Information:

  • Time: 8.30am / 1.30PM
  • Please note: Pick up will start at 8:30am / 1.30PM onwards
  • 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
Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Adult (Aged 12 and above)
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Child (Aged 3-11)
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Infant (Aged 0-2)
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Please be reminded to send an email with your Order Number and Accommodation to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg