Sandakan was once known as Elopura, the old colonial capital of Borneo. But now it’s known as a base to visit the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.
We flew with Malaysian Airlines from Kota Kinabalu to Lapangan Terbang Sandakan Airport. The non-stop flight took 40 minutes. The other less expensive option is to take the five-hour bus journey; it’s ideal if you have more time and are traveling on a budget. Now the wildlife watching and adventure could begin!
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