Sepilok Jungle Resort
Jalan Rambutan, Sepilok Mile 14, Sandakan (08 953 3031/ www.sepilokjungleresort.com). Sepilok Jungle Resort is ideal for guests who wish to spend a quiet weekend with family and friends. Rise early to the chirping of birds and settle down to the sound of cicadas in the evening. Kids will be delighted to see or hear gibbons, hornbills, fruit bats and butterflies. You’ll find a swimming pool, children’s pool, Jacuzzi, gym, sauna, steam room and fully air conditioned poolside café on the premises, while the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre is a mere five-minute walk away. Trips to farther attractions such as Turtle Island and the famous Kinabatangan River can be arranged through the resort.