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Selingan Turtle Island Chalet, Turtle Islands, Malaysia
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3Days 2Nights

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Daily Tour

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About this tour

Experience the wonder of Selingan Island , a part of the Turtle Islands National Park located near Sandakan.

This pristine island, along with its neighboring islands, serves as nesting grounds for green and hawksbill turtles  Selingan Island is the only one accessible to visitors, just a one-hour speedboat ride from Sandakan. With comfortable accommodations, a café, park headquarters, and an interpretive center, the 8-hectare island offers all the facilities you need for an unforgettable stay. The best time to visit is from July to October when the sea is calm and turtle landings are abundant. Witness the magical sight of turtles laying eggs, join the park rangers in tagging and releasing baby turtles, and create memories that will last a lifetime .
#SelinganIsland #TurtleIslandsNationalPark #Sandakan #DirectFlights

For Enquiry of this Tour, please contact Direct Flights
Kindly send us your email to: bookings@directflights.com.au

Package expires at on 31st, December 2024


  • 1 Night stay at Sepilok Jungle Resort ( 2* )
  • Visit the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
  • The Sun Bear Conservation Center
  • Afternoon return to the sanctuary for the afternoon feeding of orangutans
  • Depart for Selingan Turtle Island by boat
  • Activity : Snorkel, relax on the beach and attend a slide show about turtles.
  • Witness the mother turtle laying eggs and release hatchlings to the sea
  • 1 Night stay at Selingan Island Chalet ( No Rating )


  • 2 Ways transfer from Airport - Hotel/Resort/Chalet - Airport
  • Transportations during tours
  • 1 Night at Sepilok Jungle Resort (2*)
  • 1 Night at Selingan Island Chalet ( No Rating )
  • Meals ( 2Breakfast /2Lunch/2Dinner )
  • Nature Tour Guide
  • Tour as per itinerary
  • Airfare
  • Airport Taxes / Service Taxes
  • Tipping for guide/driver @ RM 15 (AUD 5.00) per person /per day.
  • Malaysian Tourism Tax (My TTx) at RM 10 per room per night(Paid in cash at the hotel/resort/chalet)
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Personal MISC Expenses.


Meet on upon arrival at Sandakan airport or pick up at respective hotels .

  • Transfer to Sepilok Jungle Resort.
  • Unpack yourself, freshen up.
  • Take a 5 mins. leisure walk to the nearby Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, watching one of the nature’s most endangered animal species, the ‘Orang Utan’ or ‘Man of the Jungle’, in local language swing from branches to branches towards to the feeding station in the forest.
  • Watch the scheduled video show programme (25 mins) and visit to the Exhibition Hall.
  • After Sepilok, proceed to Sun Bear Conservation Center to see the world’s smallest bear in its natural environment.
  • Lunch en route at Sepilok Jungle Resort .
  • Afternoon, second visit to the sanctuary for the afternoon feeding of orang utans.
  • Dinner & stay overnight at Sepilok Jungle Resort.

After breakfast, depart Sepilok Jungle Resort by 0815 hrs,

  • Transfer to CQ Jetty for Selingan Turtle Island.
  • This journey by motorised boat will take about 1 hour.
  • After lunch, grab your mask, fins and snorkel and head to the beach where you can find lots of juvenile marine life.
  • Note : Snorkelling gears are available to hire 
  • Please refer to the hotel.. Or you can choose to relax or sun bathing by the beach.
  • Before dinner, treat yourself to a slide show featuring information of the turtle park and turtles.
  • After dinner, standby at the Cafeteria.
  • Wait for Park Ranger’s signal before proceed in a small group to the egg-laying site to witness the mother turtle laying eggs, transferring of eggs to the hatchery and releasing of hatchlings to the sea.
  • Stay overnight at Selingan Island Chalet. 
  • Note : Photographing of turtles only with camera of unaided flash.

  • 0600hrs, wake up early in the morning and have your breakfast at 0630hrs.
  • By 0700hrs, depart Selingan Island and return to mainland.
  • Estimated arrival time at the jetty is at about 0800hrs.
  • Transfer back to respective hotels in Sandakan or to continue your next excursions .

Tour Ends


3Days 2Nights



Frequently asked questions

  • Min 2 Person
  • All Rate Quoted in Australian Dollar (AUD) per person.
  • Rooms are based on ROH / Standard category
  • Child age 02-12 years
  • Activities are subject to weather condition, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations
  • Super Peak Season (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year Eve, New Year Day)
  • The Package Costs are subject to change without prior notice )
  • No REFUNDS claims to any unused tour
  • PROPOSED FLIGHT :  BKI/SDK by MH2042 0700-0740hrs / AK6492 0705-0750hrs

Effective 1 January 2024, all foreign travellers to Malaysia are required to complete a Malaysia Digital Arrival Card (MDAC).

This online pre-arrival form can be filled out up to three days before your scheduled arrival in Malaysia. Travellers must present a valid passport and a completed MDAC to border officers for validation before proceeding through the immigration counter.

How to Fill Out the Malaysia Digital Arrival Card

  1. Open the MDAC website at https://imigresen-online.imi.gov.my/mdac/main or scan the barcode displayed on the website.
  2. Click on "Register" to begin.
  3. Fill out the registration form with the required passport information and enter an active email.
  4. Click "Submit."

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Selingan Turtle Island Chalet, Turtle Islands, Malaysia
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