Hsiang Garden Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
TripAdvisor Reviews Hsiang Garden Hotel Sandakan
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... The male monkeys are extremely territorials among themselves, protecting their harem from other males. And yet, they walked passed humans without giving them a second look. We also saw some Hornbill birds, which are just beautiful. A very full day. It is nice to see such open spaces for these animals, but of course, always sad that there is a partial food dependance from the humans. Lovely and busy ...
... this area and the many hazards. We were also informed that the curfew in effect from 7PM to 5AM would be in force from the tip of Borneo south so it would be daytime only for us – with weather and pirates in our thoughts we plotted our course for a challenging but hopefully enjoyable sail around to Kudat.
Along the coast there were essentially two options to anchor on the way up to the tip. Although it was theoretically possible to go all the way to Kudat (about 100 ...
... the ranger asked if we could help. We lifted her up and boy this was one big girl and with 5 men, we moved slowly toward the shore. I had hold of her under the shell and her flippers gave me a solid couple of whacks, which forced me to put her down. The ranger told me to hold her under her fin and we were off to the beach. Thomas and Isabel were loving it, giving her a hug and slapping her good bye as she made it to the water and within ...
... about breakfast. I was met by a guide called Elod. He was a Malaysian Catholic but apparently of royal descent originating from Hong Kong and he said we could remember his name by thinking of the Lord, Jesus Christ! He explained we were late and we had to go immediately and there was no possibility of getting to an ATM when I explained I had no money. About 30 minutes later, the other Aussies I was chatting to turned up and we were off. We stopped to get ...
... 66% success rate in rehabilitating orphaned and ex-pet orangutans and releasing them into the wild from the centre.
There is also a strategically placed Sun Bear Rehabilitation Centre just next door, which you visit for a few ringgit more in between orangutan feeding times. The residents here did seem to be much more contained. Apparently they are occasionally visited by the ...