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Sandakan Hotspot Tours & Travel Day Tours

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Address: Sandakan 90711, Malaysia
Phone Number:
6089-210213
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We booked a full week with three different locations at Sandakan Hotspot Tours & Travel - Borneo Nature Resort, Lankayan Island and Sepilok. First of all special thanks to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Stuttgart, Germany
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Stuttgart, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a full week with three different locations at Sandakan Hotspot Tours & Travel - Borneo Nature Resort, Lankayan Island and Sepilok. First of all special thanks to the owner Mr. Lai. Really great service from pick up to the hotel to immediate answers via what's app, no matter what day time. We really enjoyed the full service package... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lau (aka Arthur) picked us up from the hotel and took us on an overnighter out to Turtle Island. It was a wonderful trip and we cannot speak highly enough of Lau and Hotspot Tours for their prompt and courteous service. Lau's english was very good and was very knowledgable on all aspects of conservation on the island. The accommodation... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

My partner & I travelled from Australia to Borneo for diving, however decided to finish our holiday in Sandakan in hopes of visiting the orangutans of Sepilok rainforest sanctuary. We left booking to the last minute and organised it through our hotel Four Points by Sheraton the evening prior to our tour. Needless to say, we had nothing to worry... More 

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

We arranged 3 tours with hotspot travels. All very well organized. Mr Lai met up every day at the hotell to make sure everything was going as planned. We can highly reccommend hotspot travels to anyone. It was a pleasure using them.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

1d1n tour to Seligan Island. Was originally using another agency but they double booked and my hotel sorted with Hotspot last minute. Terrance, our tour guide was brilliant and gave us a bery personal experience. His English was great and full of passion for the island and for turtle conservation. Couldn't recommend enough. Ask for Terrance!

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Richmond, VA, USA
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Reviewed 16 September 2014

Sandakan Hotspot is the only tour operator partnered with the Four Points by Sheraton in Sandakan, and the concierge there referred us to them and set up an appointment with their travel agent Emily right at the hotel. The booking process was easy but the logistics of the tour itself were not very smooth and made it hard to enjoy... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 7 September 2014

We booked the 3D/2N package. The best were the river cruises. We really saw a lot of animals, and the guides always tried to show us as much as possible. however, the day trekking was very depressing: the path was so near the road, we could hear the music of the cars passing by, not really any wild life around.... More 

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50 reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

All tourists in the area see the same thing, the river has lots of boats from each accommodation doing the river trips at the same times of day, just choose your accommodation and the rest will happen. We were recommended by Four Points Sheraton like other reviewers have said. Woman from the agency was lovely, seemed honest in not promising... More 

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Nottingham, UK
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Reviewed 10 May 2014

Although I only experienced a one day tour I was extremely impressed with the Sandakan Hotspots. A very knowledgable guide who spotted wildlife and particularly bird life that I would not have seen if alone.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

We booked our tour through Sandakan Hotspot tours who were recommended by the hotel Four Points and were not disappointed. The tour guide Hadi was absolutely brilliant. His knowledge of the local area and wildlife is amazing. The full day tour went to the Labuk Bay Proboscis Sanctuary, Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and the Rainforest Discovery Centre (including lunch). Hadi... More 

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