Sandakan Heritage
Tour Name
Minimum Travellers
Sandakan Airport or city hotel in Sandakan
Pick up point


Experience Sandakan Heritage like never before by visiting the breathtaking panoramic view of Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple and explore the unique offering's of Sim Sim Water Village. A stroll down Sandakan War Memorial will bring emotional memories while a visit to Sandakan popular town markets will surely satisfy your appetite for food items such as fish, snacks, fruits, and other consumer products.

Tour Highlights

  • Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple
  • St. Michael's and All Angels Church
  • Agnes Keith House
  • Sim Sim Water Village
  • Sandakan War Memorial Park


Tours and transfers, Community Development Contribution (CDC) and English speaking guide.


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Day 1

Day Tour: Sandakan

Begin your tour with a visit to one of the major town markets where you'll see locals trading a wide array of local produce such as fish, snacks, fruits, and other consumer products. Then, visit the Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, which is located on the hilltop, offering a breathtaking panoramic view of Sandakan Bay. Proceed to St. Michael's and All Angels Church for a brief history of one the oldest buildings in Sandakan. Then, visit the historical Agnes Keith House, former home to the famous American author who penned the book "Land Below the Wind". Afterwards, we take you to explore Sim Sim Water Village, a unique floating village with houses built on stilts. Finally, visit the Sandakan War Memorial; created to commemorate the World War II events that took place in Sandakan and North Borneo.

Things to Bring

Please bring hat, water bottle and sun block

Borneo Eco Tours is moving towards a single-use plastic free environment! So, please join our movement by bringing your own refillable water bottle during your time with us. Our vans and coaches are prepared with water containers so that you can refill your bottle anytime throughout the tour.


MYR 138.00 /per person

Price valid from 01 April 2019 till 31 March 2020

Note on Travel Insurance

Customers are encouraged to purchase their own travel insurance before travelling to Borneo. We recommend you to select a travel insurance policy that covers not only your medical expenses (including emergency repatriation) but also personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage. Doing so can prevent major disruptions and additional costs.