Getting to Sandakan



By Flights: You can fly to Sandakan direct from Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu or Tawau. Please visit AirAsia.com or Malaysia Airlines

By Land: You can come to Sandakan by express bus from Kota Kinabalu (6 hours), Mt. Kinabalu National Park (4 hours), Lahad Datu (4 hours), Tawau (5 hours) and Semporna (5 hours)

By Ferry from Zamboanga (Phillipines): 17 hours. Please contact Timarin at +6089-212063 during office hours 9.00am to 5.00pm (Monday to Friday). Closed on Sat and Sun.

Travel Guide

Getting to Sandakan Hotspot Tours & Travel

Our sales office: Sandakan Hotspot Tours & Travel Sdn. Bhd.

Located at: 1st Floor, Lot 41, HS4, Sandakan Habour Square, Sandakan, Sabah.

Sandakan Hotspot Tours & Travel Sdn. Bhd. is an established and licensed inbound tour operator with Ministry of Tourism. We conduct nature, culture and adventure tours. Our tour program takes animal enthusiasts, families, photographers, bird watchers, filmmakers and adventure travelers of all ages around the world to see Borneo magnificent animals as they live, wild and free in their own natural habitat.

Our experienced, reliable and capable staffs are dedicated to meet each and every traveler's needs for various adventures and activities in Sabah, Borneo.

Explore the wonder of forest filled with wildlife such as The Biggest Nose of Borneo - The Proboscis Monkey found only in the island of Borneo, Orang Utan, Pygmy Elephants, Snakes and Birds whilst doing the fascinating river cruising and jungle trekking.

We look forward to offer our personalized service and individually crafted program by sharing our deeply intimate knowledge of amazing Borneo's wildlife especially in Sandakan and Kinabatangan River.

Should you wish to spend your holiday here or need further assistance in planning your holiday in Sabah & Sarawak', please do not hesitate to contact us.

Your satisfaction would be our philosophy and the measure of our success.


More Travel Details

Time Zone: Sandakan is 8 hours ahead of GMT.

Weather: Average around 32ÂșC and humidity can reach up to 95% throughout the year. Monsoon season is from November until February where we will expect more rain compared to other months.

Clothing: Clothing made of cotton are suitable because Malaysia's climate is generally hot and humid. For outdoor activities, please bring along comfortable light clothing, swim wear, towel, binocular, sun block lotion, personal toiletries, insect repellent, torchlight, hat, leech sock, walking shoes, sandal & raincoat.

Currency: Ringgit Malaysia (RM) is the Malaysian unit of currency, The currency comes into notes of RM 1, RM 2, RM 5, RM 10, RM 50 and RM 100. Besides, coins are issued in 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, and 50 cents denominations.

Payment: All price quoted is based on CASH basis. However, Visa and Mastercard are accepted with a 2.5% surcharge. We DO NOT accept traveller's cheque. Purchasing of drinks and snacks at Lodge are all based on CASH basis.

Tipping: If you are happy and satisfied with the service at Sandakan Hotspot, it's always a nice way to express your appreciation for a good service with tipping.

Our Company


1st Floor, Lot 41, HS4, Sandakan Habour Square
Sandakan, Sabah 90000

Mr. Lai Nyuk Chew

Phone: +6089-210213
Mobile: +6019-853 7456 / +6012-866 9213

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