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Fireflies and Mangroves Cruise


  • Fireflies and Mangroves Cruise
  • Fireflies and Mangroves Cruise

Sandakan is Sabah's second largest city. Rich with natural resources, the city is well known for its lush tropical forests, making it one of the country's biggest timber exporters. Situated on the east coast of Sabah, Sandakan is a dream destination for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. With three major conservation programmes based here.

Duration : 3.5 hours

04:30 - Meet & greet at hotel lobby ( Sandakan City Area ) then transfer to Sandakan Town Market Jetty for 10 minutes.boat journey to Tanjung Aru Island, one of the only. Island as known pure Brunei.Go through down river with boat cruise and enjoy the Magnificent scenery of the Virgin Mangrove forest, wetland and Rainforest habitats. There you can see The Endemic Proboscis Monkeys that settle down on treetops along the river, birds and other wildlife. 1.5-2.00 hours ride.

The cruise end at the Local Villages, follow by a Village walk to see the lifestyle of the local people. Dry fish, dry shrimps, snacks made from flour, shrimps or fish is the main product at the island and most of the local people are Brunei and main job is fisherman. Drop by to meet the Chief of the Village and have a welcome drink with some local bites takes about 20 minutes.

The river cruise continue and see how amazing Fireflies with their synchronized, beautiful, mysterious and magical fireflies and also the beautiful mangrove forest during the night along the river. Takes about 1 hours ride. Return to mainland & arrive around 08.00 pm then transfer back to hotel ( Sandakan City Area )

Note: To support the Village Association we will set aside a small amount of RM10.00 from your Tour Package towards protection of Tanjung Aru Flora and Fauna.



Rates are based on per person basis & Mininum 2 person

* All rates above valid till 31 December 2020 (tour commencement date).
* Child rate applies for children between 3 - 11 years old.
* Infant below 3 years old is FOC

  • Rates Include:
  • 1 tea break
  • Boat fee
  • All transfers & tours a states in the package (Seat in Coach)
  • Rates exclude:
  • Accommodation, Tipping, Travel insurance
  • Requirement for the trip:
  • Insect Repellent, Rain Coat, Binocular, Camera, Sun Lotion, wear comfortable cotton T-shirt, Personal toiletries, own drinking bottle and first aid kit.

Note: Every person participates in any tour or holiday organized by the company shall be regarded in every respect as carrying his / her own risk with respect to loss or injury to person or property. The company does not accept responsibility for losses or expenses due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine or other travelers.