5 Place To Visit When You’re In Sandakan

1. Agnes Keith House


In here, you’ll be able to learn about Agnes Newton Keith’s life. She was an American author for her best known her autobiographical account of life in the North Borneo which is now known as Sabah, before, during and after the Second World War. Also, in here you will be able to learn more about the history of Sabah.

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2. Deramakot Forest Reserve


This is a wonderful place for mammals and especially mammals lovers. In here, you will be able to experience incredible wildlife. There are many types of mammals here including civets, tree monitor lizards, maroon langurs, orangutan, colugos, dozen of bird species, marbled cat, slow loris, gibbons and many more. If you’re lucky enough, you may be able to see clouded leopard!

3. Lankayan Island


This Island should be in your bucket list. Not only this place is beautiful, it is amazing as well. There are sea turtle here. This place is amazing if you’re planning on a 2-3 days trip.

4. Turtle Island


This place is one of the highlight in Borneo. The main attraction of this place is watching the turtle lay eggs and hatching. In here, you can learn about the turtle conservatory.

5. Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre


This is a rehabilitation and it is not a zoo. In this place, you can feed orangutans and see baby orangutan at the nursery. Not to mention, the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) is located right next to the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. If you plan on coming here, it is better to go in the morning because it’ll probably be crowded during the day.

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