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3D2N Starlight With Turtles, Sunrise With Orangutans - Libaran Island / Sepilok

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Availability

Daily

Activity Duration

3 Days 2 Night

Nearest City

Sandakan City

Destination

Libaran Island

Language

english / malay

Suitable For

adult / child

Package Type

Join In Group

Pick Up Point

Your Hotel in Sandakan City / Sandakan Airport

Pick Up Time

To Be Arranged

Overview

Wish to reconnect with nature in the great outdoors without compensating the comfort of hotels and resorts? No worries, we got you covered! Join this 3 days 2 nights nature trip of glamping under the stars and witness the remarkable workings of turtle conservation in Libaran Island. Visit Sepilok Orangutan Centre to greet the playful orangutans swinging in the tree branches!

About Libaran Turtle Island

Libaran Turtle island is a peaceful island just 45 minutes boat ride off the coast of Sandakan’s Yatch Club. Due to its safe environment, the island is haven to sea turtles and a perfect place to be to witness the life cycle of a sea turtles - from the laying of eggs to releasing their baby hatchlings by the sea.

About Sepilok Orangutan

25 mins west of Sandakan sits The Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, a rehabilitation centre dedicated to protect orphaned Orangutans from plantations and illegal hunting. This 10,610 acreas sanctuary provides a boardwalk that leads to viewing gallery that allows guests to witness Orangutans gathering during feeding times. Feeding happens twice a day at 10am and 3pm by rangers.


Tour Highlights

  • Libaran Island
  • Libaran Turtle Hatchery
  • Guided Walk through Libaran Village
  • Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • Nature Lodge Sepilok

General Itinerary

DAY 1
Sandakan / Libaran Island / Libaran Village / Turtle Hatchery / Glamping Experience

Lunch | Dinner
Walai Penyu Resort
Land Transfer | Boat Transfer
  • Airport / Hotel Pick Up

    Upon arrival in Sandakan, you will be picked up by our friendly guide at the airport or hotel and start your Bornean adventure!

  • Sandakan Yatch Club

    Embark on a 45-minute boat ride from Sandakan Yatch Club to Libaran Island. Once you have reached the destination, check in to your comfortable tents. Experience glamping in a well furnished tents with beds, carpeted floors and bedside table.

  • Lunch

    A sumptuous lunch is waiting for you at the restaurant

  • Libaran Village

    Proceed on a visit to Libaran Village to experience the island-life. Stroll through this little fishing village and get a glimpse of the locals' life routine. Quench your thirst with the famous refreshing coconut fresh off the tree.

  • Libaran Turtle Hatchery

    Head back to Libaran Turtle Hatchery. Discover the life pattern of Green-backed turtles and Hawksbill turtles and you will be able to witness these baby turtles being released to the sea during the evening.

  • Dinner

    As the darkness falls, the sky will be decorated with illuminating stars. Enjoy a local dinner while absorbing this wonderful ambience by the sea.

  • Turtle Conservation Program

    Learn how they run the conservation program by watching an informative video. By night time, the ranger will let you know when it is time for the turtles to lay eggs. If you are lucky, you will get the opportunity to see this magical moment!

  • Overnight

    Turn in for the night and enjoy your Glamping experience!

DAY 2
Libaran Island / Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre / Bornean Sunbear Conservation Centre / Lunch / Check In To Nature Lodge Sepilok

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Nature Lodge Sepilok
Land Transfer
  • Breakfast

    Wake up, pack up and continue to your next adventure.

  • Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve

    Go for a 2.5-hour journey to the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve where rehabilitating Orang Utans roam free in a natural habitat. Watch a short video screening at the Nature Education Centre showcasing the efforts to rehabilitate these primate friends.

  • Feeding Time

    Proceed to an easy 10-minute walk on the boardwalk leading you to a feeding viewing platform. You will be able to witness the Orang Utans swing from branch to branch to get their brunch. However, wildlife sightings cannot always be guaranteed!

  • Orangutan Nursery

    Drop by the nursery and take a peek at how baby orangutans play in the man-made playgroun

  • Bornean Sunbear Conservation Centre

    Just beside the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, you will be able to visit the Bornean Sunbear Conservation Centre where Malayan sun bears are being rescued. Meet the smallest sun bear as they roam around.

  • Lunch

    Proceed to check in at Nature Lodge Sepilok and enjoy your lunch.

  • Guided Night Walk

    As the sun has settled down, go for an adventure to the Sepilok Forest Trails in search of nocturnal creatures.

  • Dinner

    After the walk, have your local dinner at the restaurant

  • Overnight

    Spend the night at Nature Lodge Sepilok.

DAY 3
Free & Easy / Check Out And Transfer To Airport

Breakfast
Land Transfer
  • Breakfast

    As the sun rises, you are free to walk around and explore the natures of Sepilok.

  • Return Transfer

    In the late morning, check out from the lodge and transfer to Sandakan Airport for departure.

  • End of Tour

    *Departure time is approximate and varies from different operators. Your actual pick-up time will be sent to you upon booking confirmation.

Inclusions

Accommodation
2 Nights Accommodation
Pick-Up & Drop-Off Service
Return Boat Transfer (Scheduled), Land Transportation (Shared), Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-Off (Shared)
Food & Drink
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Guide
English/Chinese-Speaking Guide

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What to Wear

  • Lightweight T-shirt
  • Long Trousers or leggings for bushwalking at Libaran Village
  • Shorts
  • Walking shoes

What to Bring

  • Sun protection (sunblock / hat / cap)
  • Insect repellent 
  • Snacks
  • Light raincoat
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Leech socks

Important Things to Note

  • This tour package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transportation. 
  • During the months of monsoon season, Libaran Island Resort is closed due to adverse weather conditions.
  • Activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations.
  • We reserve the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
  • Departure time is approximate and may vary due to traffic condition and hotel distance. Kindly check with the operator as stated on the voucher should you need further assistance

Additional Information

  • Please ensure you are holding air tickets to Sandakan airport.  
  • You may bring along some SPF50 sunscreen and an umbrella to protect your skin.
  • As this is not a luxury stay, we recommend you to bring your own toilet amenities for a more comfortable stay. 
  • The island electricity is powered by Generators and will cease at 22:00-06:00 hours. You will be given torchlights to carry with you.
  • There are no sundry shops on the island. You may wish to purchase snacks before taking the boat transfer to Liberian Island.
  • Feeding time in Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre will be at 10am and 3pm daily by rangers.

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Lesther

Reviewed on: 18 Jul 2018 - 08:26 AM

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Date of Travel: 13 Jul 2018