Sepilok & Labuk Bay Bus Schedule

A few Sandakan top tourist attractions are the ever popular Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, and its nearby Rainforest Discovery Centre. Travel another 14 km inland is the splendid and exciting Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary. While the taxi fare from Sandakan town to these places can be expensive, travelling by bus will save visitors cost tremendously.

The Sepilok bus station is located at the back of the Centre Point Mall and along the Coastal Highway 1. The 9:00 am bus and the 2:00 pm bus will have visitors just in time for the 10:00 am feeding and 3:00 pm feeding respectively in Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Bus fare from Sandakan town to Sepilok is RM 4 one way. Discovery Rainforest Centre is one kilometre before the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and about a kilometre away from the Sepilok road, visitors can ask the bus driver for a detour, and just add one or two riggints more. Travellers can also take the bus to the Sepilok Forest Edge Resort which is 1 Kilometre away from the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre for just RM 6. Note: this bus does not have air-conditioner.

Sepilok Bus Schedule:

From Sandakan Town From Sepilok
05:45 am 06:30 am
09:00 am 09:45 am
11:25 am 12:20 pm
02:00 pm 04:00 pm

Labuk Bay
For travellers who wish to visit Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, there is a mini-van that will leave for Labuk Bay at 9:30 am daily at Sandakan Hotel. The mini-van will also stop at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre around 10:30 am to pick up passengers. Visitors will be on time for the 11:30 am feeding time at Platform B. One way fare is RM 15 and same for the return.

Depart from Sandakan Town:
Sandakan Hotel: 09:30 am
Sepilok Centre: 10:30 am

Depart from Labuk Bay
Nipah Lodge: 05:00 pm

Useful Links:
Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
Rainforest Discovery Centre
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

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