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Labuk Bay Proboscis
Monkey
PROBOSCIS MONKEY

 

Proboscis monkeys are only found in certain parts of Borneo.

The monkeys inhabit forests newer coastal swamps or those containing rivers and lakes. 

The Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary is located in the center of the mangrove forest of Semawang, which is only 30 minutes drive away. 

This is a privately owned sanctuary which is located in an oil palm estate. This sanctuary grants you the chance of observing the Proboscis Monkeys up close. The male Proboscis monkeys have big dangling noses, reddish flat-top hairstyles, white tails and markings and pot bellies while the females are much smaller in size and have up-turned noses. 

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The feeding time is:

Platform A : 09:00 hrs & 14:30 hrs
Platform B : 11:30 hrs & 16:30 hrs

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*This can be arrange at the Check-in counter.

Half Day Tour

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Morning, depart from your hotel in Sandakan or meet at Sandakan Airport. Proceed to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, where you can see Borneo’s indigenous proboscis monkeys. This privately-owned sanctuary located within an oil palm estate gives you the chance to observe these animals up close and personal. You will have the chance to observe the Proboscis Monkeys both young and adults leaping from tree to tree and eventually coming down to feed on young leaves, plants and rice cakes. Drop off at Sandakan Airport or at your respective hotel. End of services 

From:

RM150pp

Proboscis & Nature City Tour

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Morning, depart from your hotel in Sandakan or meet at Sandakan Airport. Proceed to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, where you can see Borneo’s indigenous proboscis monkeys. This privately-owned sanctuary located within an oil palm estate gives you the chance to observe these animals up close and personal. You will have the chance to observe the Proboscis Monkeys both young and adults leaping from tree to tree and eventually coming down to feed on young leaves, plants and rice cakes. 

Proceed to the Australian War Memorial Park, where the infamous Sandakan-Ranau Death Marches commenced in 1945. The park is dedicated to some 2700 Australian and British prisoners of war (POWs) and others who lost their lives at the Sandakan POW camp and death marches in North Borneo during the WWII. Within the attractively landscaped Park, there is a Commemorative Pavilion, the Memorial Cairns and the Sandakan Memorial. Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

Visit to the Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple that offers a spectacular view of Sandakan Bay. Visit to the famed Agnes Keith’s House that has been restored to its former glory and is now a museum. Learn about life in the colonial days on Agnes & Harry Keith who was the first conservator of the Forestry Department in Sabah who had been instrumental in the formation of Sepilok Orang Utan Centre. Agnes Keith has written many books on early life in Sabah during her stay in this house before the war. Her books had since become part of Sabah’s history. Visit the Central Market where you can see the local produce and fresh seafood are sold. Drive to Sim Sim Water Village where houses are built on stilt above the water while observing the fascinating view of the sea. Drop off at Sandakan Airport or at your respective hotel. 

From:

RM280pp