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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
Apr 19, 2018
“Great day trip to Sukau for the Kinabatangan River cruise”
Aug 10, 2017
“A specialty itself!”
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We help the travelers to explore the local area and enjoy the trip.
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Lot 1A 3rd Avenue | Block 20, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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+60 19-833 4310
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

We were a party of 6 adults and 3 children so I researched online and contacted a number of tour providers for rates, Rose from Sandakan Mainland tours was the most helpful and also offered the best price for our group and we were very...More

1  Thank Mahendra F
Reviewed August 10, 2017

With a group of 4 we arrived in Sandakan and stayed at the Pavilion Hotel. In Sandakan we were quite curious of what we could do and tried to look for fun things that we could possibly do. As of this reason we made an...More

2  Thank Varol28
Reviewed July 24, 2017

I wrote email to Sandakan Mainland and only few minute they reply me and ask me to use whatsapp so that I can get more clear and more information and I agree with Rose, she is the one that reply me. Rose was really helpful...More

Thank shuuyinn
Reviewed July 22, 2017

On April 2017... just a few month before, we have a very fantastic and wonderful day on what we paid. We are budget travels so we want to look for a tour and Sandakan Mainland was recommended by the hotel where we are staying. We...More

1  Thank alluk268
Reviewed July 31, 2015

Initially I was advised that this afternoon trip would depart my hotel at 12.30 & cost RM210. The boat tour would start at 16.00 & end at 18.00. The transport turned up at 13.20 & I was told that being a single traveller I had...More

8  Thank HemelGooner
Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

On paper this tour has the goods and ticks the boxes of a trip to Sandikan/Sepilok: orangutan centre, rainforest discovery centre (RDC), war memorial, temples and churches, colonial houses, markets, floating village visit, fireflies and mangroves. In practice it was a bit of a different...More

3  Thank LEstrange
Reviewed October 7, 2014

Took day trip to Kinabatangan river. Incredibly laid back services, hard to get hold of by phone, behaviour a little eratic, but ultimately reliable and delivered on what they said they would at fair market rates.

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Reviewed September 8, 2014

We booked turtle island from Rose, it's a wonderful trip. We saw the cute turtle and help baby turtle to sea, very interesting.Rose’s service is good, Thank you.

Thank 12sally121212
Reviewed August 23, 2014

We booked a tour for 3 days and 2 nights at Lankayan island, one hour and a half by boat from Sandakan. The beach and the sea are wonderful, preserved and full of natural life. The accomodation is comfortable and meals are tasty and satisfying....More

Thank RobertoMasciarelli
Reviewed January 2, 2014

We had a wonderful time during our 2 night 3 day river tour. The schedule they have set is well planned and allows for the perfect amount of activities combined with down-time. We enjoyed seeing a wide array of animals during our cruises. The staff...More

1  Thank Bullards
Sandakan M, Owner at Sandakan Mainland, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2014

Hi again!! :-) Happy New Year and hope this year is your lucky year. Thank you for choosing us and i am very happy that you enjoy your trip and happy to stay with us. We always try our very best to help if we...More

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