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Sandakan Attractions

No idea how to amuse yourself in Sandakan? Don't stress. We've put together some superb options for you. Fine restaurants, an interesting history and impressive attractions — this lively city has them all.

Explore the sights of Sandakan with some popular tours & day trips, or get through our list of 19 fun activities in Sandakan. We have no booking fees as well as free cancellation, so you can rest easy and focus on planning the ultimate vacation.

Things to Do in Sandakan with Kids

Sandakan is a terrific place for a family vacation. Bring the little ones along and try these popular family friendly experiences together:

Free Things to Do in Sandakan

They say the best things in life are free. Check out the following around Sandakan:

Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary - Attention animal lovers — here's your chance to meet some fascinating new friends.

Sandakan Memorial Park - Wander around this historic attraction and discover a few secrets from the past.

Sam Sing Kung - Work on your spiritual side or simply get lost in the tranquil ambiance at this place of worship.

Sandakan Rainforest Park - Get out of the city and get back to nature at this picture-perfect attraction.

Sandakan Memorial Park - Cultivate your green thumb and enjoy admiring the wide variety of plants on show.

Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Sandakan on a sunny day?

When the weather is fine, these experiences are impossible to resist:

Are there cheap things to do in Sandakan?

Have some fun with a Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary Admission Ticket and put the dollars you save toward more great experiences.

What can you do in Sandakan for free?

You'll hardly have time to grab your wallet out of your backpack with so many terrific free attractions:

  • Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary
  • Sandakan Harbour Mall
  • Sandakan Memorial Park
  • Puu Jih Shih Temple