Day 9 Selingan Island - Sandakan - Sepilok (B/L/D)
Return by boat to Sandakan. On arrival, pick-up and transfer to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre (30 mins journey) situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve for video show. Visit the Nature Education Centre and watch the video documentary show to learn about the rehabilitation of orphaned orang utan before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to view the feeding platform. Trek ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden plank walks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 10:00hrs. Thereafter, proceed for Sandakan City Tour. Visit various landmarks and historical points in Sandakan, once known as the "Little Hong Kong." The landmarks include:- 1) Puh Jih Syh Buddhist Temple which offers a panoramic view of Sandakan Bay situated on the hilltop Tanah Merah, 2) Sandakan Central Market, the most amazing variety of fresh seafood and agricultural products. 3) The Sim-Sim Water Village where houses are all built close to the water surface while observing the fascinating view of the sea. Continue the tour to Agnes Keith House. The book Land Below the Wind and White Man Returns were written in the house and today the house has turned into a heritage house providing interesting insight to life during British North Borneo. Back to Sepilok Nature Resort for Check-in, rest and relax. There is an optional night walk (own account) through the Orangutan Sanctuary, with the ranger trying to spot the Orangutans and the other wildlife that come out at night including the Slow Loris, long-tail macaques, ground squirrels, butterflies and tree lizards.