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See the Sandakan markets, chinese temple, St Michaels Church and the Sim Sim water village.
Depart from your hotel in Sandakan or meet at Sandakan Airport. Proceed to the Australian War Memorial Park, where the infamous Sandakan-Ranau Death Marches commenced in 1945. The park is dedicated to some 2700 Australian and British prisoners of war (POWs) and others who lost their lives at the Sandakan POW camp and death marches in North Borneo during the WWII. Within the attractively landscaped Park, there is a Commemorative Pavilion, the Memorial Cairns and the Sandakan Memorial.
Drive to Sim Sim Water Village where houses are built on stilt above the water while observing the fascinating view of the sea. Visit the Central Market where you can see the local produce and fresh seafood are sold.
Adjourn to the Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple that offers a spectacular view of Sandakan Bay.
Visit to the famed Agnes Keith’s House that has been restored to its former glory and is now a museum. Learn about life in the colonial days on Agnes & Harry Keith who was the first conservator of the Forestry Department in Sabah who had been instrumental in the formation of Sepilok Orang Utan Centre. Agnes Keith has written many books on early life in Sabah during her stay in this house before the war. Her books had since become part of Sabah’s history.
Drop off at Sandakan Airport or at your respective hotel
Wear comfortable shoes and clothes. Cotton T-shirts with long or short pants recommended. Sandals/Slippers recommended.
To enquire about this tour give us a call on (1300 882 803) or simply fill out the form below.