Hsiang Garden Hotel

Mile 1.5 Leila Rd, Sandakan, Sabah, 90717, Malaysia | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $17.00
 

Travel Blogs from Sandakan

Borneo- Rainforest discovery

A travel blog entry by kayleyandy14

9

... asked for directions. As expected, they told us that we had walked past our turning and needed to trek back 20 minutes. So we set off hoping to actually find our turning this attempt. 20 minutes later and on our last sip of water we approached the huge, visible sign for RDC. We had finally made it after an hour of searching! We must admit it was great to finally be where we wanted to be. We paid our admission (15 ringget, £2.74) and headed straight ...

Borneo- Hanging with Orangutans

A travel blog entry by kayleyandy14

1
23

... it didn't seem to be as busy as we expected. It was around 15 minutes until feeding time from when we arrived and young and old orangutans were swooping in over the feeding area to check it out. They obviously had their body clocks set to the feeding times. The heat was beginning to get unbearable on our backs as the keeper walked up the steps to the feeding area. Before he could even put the basket of fruit down the young orangutan that came with him had started to help himself. Then ...

Day 269/271 Scuba diving / Submarinisme

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot

5
51

... 13 meters and they showed us from a book the amazing things they had seen like the Blue Ribbon Eel and Ornate Ghostpipe fish. We also saw two giant beautiful Angelfish swimming on a table like coral that had more than 1m diameter.

My favorite part of scuba diving though, was checking the little dials, banging the back of my oxygen/nitrogen tank, (JUST CHECKING IT WAS STILL THERE) and ...

Day 268 - Nius per sopar?/Bird nest for dinner?

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot

15

... cave: this site is famous for being Sabah’s biggest source of Swiflets nests, highly appreciated in Chinese cuisine. Swiftlets make their nests with saliva and one kilo of those can cost up to USD 4000 per kilogram. So, you can imagine a lot of people are interested in harvesting and this is why this practice is protected and controlled to avoid taking the nests before they can lay their eggs or raise ...

Day 265/267 Reforestation / Reforestació

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot

48

... com uns lladrucs, però el segon dia vam descobrir que era un dragó que feia un crit entre gos i gall, molt estrany. Una nit se’ns va ficar a l’habitació, a dins d’un forat de la paret i ens va donar la nit del lloro, o més ben dit, del dragó! Una altra cosa curiosa van ser els porcs senglars que venien cada nit a l’entrada de l’hotel, una altra atracció. Ah! I un mussol molt gran i ...

Location

This 2 star hotel, located on Mile 1.5 Leila Rd, Sandakan, is near Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, Sandakan Prison Camp Memorial, Agnes Newton Keith Home, and Sandakan Rainforest Park.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hsiang Garden Hotel Sandakan

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent