Sanbay Hotel

Address: 2 km Jalan Leila, Sandakan, Sabah, 90702, Malaysia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Sandakan

Orangutans of Sepilok

A travel blog entry by okapi_jo on Jul 18, 2015

10 photos

... quickly got distracted and wandered off. Shortly after, most of the students headed off too. This left Mrs M and I plus Kevin and Bart, patiently waiting for the primate encore. Expecting an orang cancan display or a little treeside gymnastics as the rest of the troop arrived for breakfast, we waited and waited. Kevin and Bart were keen fishermen and hunters so their waiting skills far exceeded the rest of the students. Just as we were beginning ...

Bumper Boats

A travel blog entry by smallcatfun on Jul 17, 2015

1 comment, 39 photos

... to be taken apart, dried, reinforced and sealed.

Of course, it was blazing hot that afternoon (as usual), but Ginette and I got to it. We removed the track in the morning before leaving, taking all 28 bolts out, removing the traveler, clearing the holes of old silicone etc. and cleaning everything up ready for re-installation. We let the area dry while we went to shore, and upon our return we set about re-sealing it with both sikaflex sealant and an ...

Turtle Time!

A travel blog entry by hortonsontour on Jul 12, 2015

1 comment, 79 photos

... Then another…and another..and another. They all paused eyes shut, adjusting to the light. Thomas ran back to get Sinead and Isabel and by the time they arrived the turtles were popping up out of the sand and were heading for the sea. There must have been 15-20 all skuttling along and then as soon as they hit the water, they swam, getting swayed in the swell and almost instantly disappearing into the vastness of the ocean. It is not often that I get hit ...


A travel blog entry by ggoat on Jun 26, 2015

8 photos

... 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 ...


A travel blog entry by chrisandamelia on Jun 24, 2015

2 comments, 18 photos

... female chilling at the top of tree, and further over to the left was a couple of older females. We quickly snapped away thinking we were extremely lucky and this wouldn’t last long; Chris on the SLR, Beth and I with our iPhones, and I took plenty of video with the GoPro. However it soon became clear that the bears were around for the long-haul! We were pleased to have the platform pretty much to ourselves, with the occasional small group stopping by. We took the time to ...