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Sandakan overview

Sandakan is a friendly locale known for its seaside, and surrounded by picturesque views of the jungle and the rainforest. While you're here, enjoy activities like swimming. You can easily spend a relaxing day in Sandakan visiting Sandakan Memorial Park and Gomantong Caves. While you're in town, don't miss a chance to see sights like Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary and Rainforest Discovery Centre.

Where to stay in Sandakan

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Sandakan can accommodate you. There are 31 hotels in Sandakan and you can shop as many as 23 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%. We have room prices as low as 7 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Sandakan as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 5 4-star hotels from 23 USD per night
  • • 17 3-star hotels from 10 USD per night
  • • 9 2-star hotels from 7 USD per night

How to get to Sandakan

Fly into Sandakan (SDK), 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the heart of Sandakan.

What to see around Sandakan

Here are some local attractions:
  • • Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary
  • • Rainforest Discovery Centre
  • • Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Sandakan Memorial Park
  • • Gomantong Caves
Highlights of the area include:
  • • Puu Jih Shih Temple
  • • Saint Michael's and All Angels Church
  • • Agnes Keith House
  • • Sandakan Harbour Mall
  • • Sandakan Memorial Park

When to visit Sandakan

Wondering what time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are some typical temperatures to help you plan your vacation:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 89°F day, 73°F night
  • • April-June: 88°F day, 74°F night
  • • July-September: 88°F day, 74°F night
  • • October-December: 89°F day, 73°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 1.34 inches
  • • April-June: 0.67 inches
  • • July-September: 0.83 inches
  • • October-December: 1.26 inches