Selingan Island is located in Sulu Sea 40km from Sandakan just beside the border line with Philippine. Also know as Turtle Island due to many turtle comes to this island to lay egg and was gazette as National Park in year 1977 to protect many species of turtle. Selingan Island has a very beautiful beach which is suitable for snorkeling. And the most attractive activity come at night where one can see turtle coming up from sea to the beach and lay their egg their. Others will be baby turtle releasing activity. Be amuse by how tiny the turtle is to be release and after many years go by the same baby turtle will come back to the island to lay their egg same as their mother. Wild birds also can be seen here.

@About Tour & Resort

On the island there are 4 chalets building which can accommodate up to 50 guests in one time. Simple design room for 1 night stays to watch the turtle come laying egg. White sandy beach and clear sea water at sector 1 and 2 is good for snorkeling activity. Watch out for the swimming black out period after 6 PM which mean in any time the turtle will be coming up and all guest is advises to be far away from beach since if the turtle sense the presents of human at the beach they will not coming up to lay their egg. The ranger on the island will give signal to guest when to approach the turtle.
Selingan Turtle Island tour normally will be combined with Sepilok Orang Utan Feeding Tour, so that guest in Sandakan could experience both sea and jungle.

Model Plan
Schedule Meal
Day 1

Your guide will meet and greet you at Sandakan Airport (Preferable MH2042 ETA 0810) or any Sandakan city hotel and transferred to Crystal Quest jetty for boat ride to Selingan Island. After check in to your room, feel free to walk around the island or do snorkeling activity at the beach side.
After dinner, wait for signal from ranger before proceed to the beach to see the turtle.

Day 2

After breakfast, you will be transfer back to main land. Then you will proceed to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center for the Orang Utan feeding tour.
After lunch transferred to Sandakan airport (Preferable MH2709 ETD 1400)


Possibility to see the turtle is depending on weather condition and the condition of surrounding on that night. Turtle might not be seen should it bad weather or only show late at night.
Lunch on second day is arranged base on your departure flight time.

On Selingan Island, camera fee had to be paid to take photograph of the turtle at resort.
Video camera is not allowed to be use during watching turtle.
Orang utan feeding tour is conduct twice a day; 10 AM & 2 PM
Camera / Video fee has to be paid on own personal account at registration counter RM10 / RM30

Room Facility
Air-conditioning › Television ~ Ceiling Fan ~
Bath Tub ~ Shower ›iOnly Cold Waterj Kettle ~
Refrigerator ~ Balcony ~ Deck Chair ›iSharej
Safety Box ~ Mini Bar ~ Shampoo ›
Soap › Towel › Tooth Blash ~
Resort Facility
Dining Hall › Bar ~ Gift Shop ›
Safety Box ~ Spa ~ Internet Room ~
Resort Service
Internet Service Not Available
Call & Fax Service Not Available
¦The above detail might change without a previous notice.
 Advisable to bring item Useful item Clothing

Swimming suit, camera, insect repellant, sun block lotion, hat / cap, binocular, towel, torchligh

Drinking water, portable ashtray

Comfortable clothing, comfortable trekking shoe, beach sandal, swimming suit

How to access
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