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2 Days 1 Night Libaran Island Tour

June 18th, 2014 | by Jeffrey Michael
2 Days 1 Night Libaran Island Tour
Sandakan
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Through the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Sabah Wildlife Department, a turtle conservation program has been set up on the island. The program includes creating awareness for the locals and visitors on the conservation value of sea turtles, undertaking research projects with the goal of better understanding the life cycle of sea turtles of Libaran island area and to make available research program on sea turtle for international and local students.

As part of the company corporate social responsibilities (CSR), Walai Penyu Resort, Libaran has opened a turtle hatchery and visitors now have the chance to release baby turtles from the hatchery and even see turtles coming on shore to lay eggs.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Make your own arrangement to Sandakan Yacht Club jetty by 100 hours. Our crew will meet you and assist with your registration before departure.

1030 hours, our boat will transfer you to Libaran Island – journey will take approx. forty five (45) minutes along the Sulu Sea. Upon arrival at Libaran Island, a welcome and introduction by our island crew to Walai Penyu Resort. You will be assigned to your accommodation.

Lunch

Later in the afternoon, follow a guided tour to the island’s turtle hatchery site named as Taman Hadiah. The turtle conservation programme is a joint-effort by Walai Penyu Resort and the Sabah Wildlife Department to address the threat and extinction of sea turtles. The effort is also to create awareness and education to the public. Visit the only village of the island as well and observe their daily routine. Enjoy a refreshing coconut juice before you head back to the camp

Dinner will be served at 1900 hours. Thereafter a waiting game for an opportunity to see turtle nesting
*Even though record shows turtles come up to Libaran Island consistently, the sighting is still NOT GUARANTEED

Overnight – camping style on a twin sharing basis
Day 2Breakfast will be served at 0700 hours. After breakfast, clean and pack up.
You will depart Libaran Island approx. at 0830 hours back to Sandakan Yacht club jetty.
End of Service.

Facilities

Sun deck area, beach volleyball, free flow coffee & tea, *snorkelling gears, *kayak

Include

Return boat transfer – Sandakan Yacht Club / Libaran Island
Meals – 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner, 1 Breakfast
Accommodation – Camping Style on Twin Sharing basis
Activities as mentioned in itinerary

Exclude

Soft / Alcoholic drinks, items not mentioned

*Additional Cost

(subject to 6% GST)
**Snorkelling gear (fins & mask) @ RM30.00 per set
**Kayak @ RM40.00 (Single) / RM70.00 (Double)
**Visit to Bankungan Island @ RM150.00 per boat
**Accompanying License Tour Guide @ RM110.00 per person

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