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HOW TO GET TO SANDAKAN

  • By flights - You can fly to Sandakan direct from Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu or Tawau. Please visit www.airasia.com or www.malaysiaairlines.com.my to book flights.
  • By land - You can come to Sandakan by express bus from Kota Kinabalu (6hours), Mt. Kinabalu National Park (4 hours), Lahad Datu (4 hours), Tawau (7 hours) and Semporna (6hours).

TIME ZONE

  • Sandakan is 8 hours ahead of GMT.

CURRENCY

  • Ringgit Malaysia (RM) is the Malaysian unit of currency. The currency comes into notes of RM1, RM2, RM5, RM10, RM50 and RM100. Besides, coins are issued in 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, and 50 cents denominations.

WEATHER

  • Average around 32 degree celcius and humidity can reach up to 95% throught 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.

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