Travel back in time on the Sandakan Heritage Trail in Sabah

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Sandakan in Sabah is the second largest city in the state. The beautiful Borneo city of Sandakan is well known as the gateway to Sabah eco-tourism destinations. Sandakan in Sabah is also well known for its rich historical past that you must not miss exploring when you are on a tour of Sandakan. The Sandakan Heritage Trail in Sabah will most certainly awe you with all of its historical sites that testify to Sandakan’s rich historical past.   The Sandakan …

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Gomantong Caves Sabah- what it is all about

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Have you ever heard of the famous Sabah cave system called Gomantong Caves in Sandakan? When you are doing your Sandakan tour, you must not miss a visit to the magnificent Gomantong Caves! The Gomantong Caves is the largest cave system in all of Sabah. The Gomantong Caves is located deep within a hill called Gomantong Hill, which happens to be the largest limestone outcrop in Sandakan. What is Gomantong Caves in Sandakan famous for? Gomantong Caves is well renowned …

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The unforgettable sight of turtles and sunrise in Turtle Island Park Sandakan Sabah

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If you are in Sabah and is looking for an amazing experience, why don’t you pay a visit to Turtle Island Park? The Turtle Island Park consists of the islands of Bakungan Kecil, Selingan and Gulisan. The Turtle Island Park lies 40 miles north of the coast of Sandakan in the Sulu Sea. This 1740 hectare marine park also encompasses the surrounding sea and coral reefs between these three island. Selingan Island is the most famous of them all. The …

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7 Places to Visit in Sandakan

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Sandakan Sabah Borneo used to be the capital town of British North Borneo until 1946 and now it is a well-known tourist destination. It is the gateway to Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary and is also part of an important Australian and British WWII history with the infamous Death Marches which occurred here in 1945. So here are 7 places where you can visit if you are looking for a destination to bring your family along for an educational fun-filled vacation in …

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Sandakan Festival can attract more tourists

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SANDAKAN: Passengers arriving at the Sandakan Airport from Kuala Lumpur received a pleasant surprise yesterday when they were greeted warmly by VIPs and a group of dancers from SK Muhibbah in conjunction with Sandakan Festival. The pupils dressed in Turkish costumes delighted the visitors with a colorful and lively dance.The special welcome is for two days as part of the Sandakan Festival celebration. Other than the greeting for passengers, there will also be other activities at the airport to attract …

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Retreat of the Man of the Forest: Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sabah

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The retreat or flight of the Man of the Forest or orang-utan, due to its diminishing natural habitat, had given rise to the establishment of retreats or sanctuaries, such as the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in Sandakan, Sabah, for these gentle and intelligent great apes.  Conservation places like the 4,300-hectare virgin equatorial rainforest reserve, the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, located 25 kilometres from Sandakan, Sabah on the island of Borneo, provided a second chance for the orang-utans at leading a …

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