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Fireflies Mangroove Cruise

Extraordinary journey through the heart of Sandakan, where every moment is a treasure waiting to be discovered. This guide will take you through a day filled with exciting experiences, from the moment you’re picked up to the magical evening under the stars. Let’s dive into this unforgettable adventure!



Your adventure begins with a timely pick-up at Sandakan Town or Sepilok area at around 1700hrs. Pangkalan, your first destination, awaits to unveil the wonders of Sandakan. As you embark on this journey, picture yourself stepping into a world where nature and culture coexist harmoniously. This experience is perfect for travelers seeking authenticity and a deeper connection with the places they visit.

Having a Tea Break at the B&B

Once you arrive at Pangkalan, a warm welcome awaits you at a charming Bed and Breakfast (B&B). Here, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a delightful tea break. The soothing aroma of freshly brewed tea and the serene surroundings set the stage for a perfect afternoon. While sipping your tea, take in the picturesque views of the surrounding countryside. It’s an ideal moment to unwind and immerse yourself in the beauty of Sandakan.

Mangrove Cruise and Experience the Crab Trap Activity

The next part of your adventure takes you on a captivating mangrove cruise. Sandakan is renowned for its lush mangrove forests, and this cruise provides a front-row seat to their enchanting beauty. During the cruise, you’ll also have the opportunity to participate in the Crab Trap activity. Experience the thrill of catching crabs in their natural habitat while learning about the delicate balance of the ecosystem.

Cruise to Pamaguan Island to Enjoy the Sunset

As the day transforms into evening, your journey continues to Pamaguan Island. Here, you’ll witness a breathtaking sunset that paints the sky with vivid hues of orange and pink. It’s a moment of pure serenity and natural beauty. Capture this mesmerizing spectacle with your camera or simply savor the view with your own eyes. It’s an experience that words alone cannot do justice.

Fireflies Cruise: Witness Nature's Light Show

As darkness falls, prepare for an awe-inspiring experience – the Fireflies Cruise. Step onto a boat and drift along the river, where the night comes alive with the enchanting dance of fireflies. These tiny creatures create a symphony of light, synchronizing their glow in a display that’s as beautiful as it is mysterious and magical. The backdrop of the mangrove forest adds to the enchantment, making it an unforgettable moment.

Back to Jetty and Having Dinner at the B&B

After the mesmerizing fireflies show, you’ll return to the jetty, where the B&B welcomes you once more. As night settles in, a sumptuous dinner is prepared for you. Enjoy a delectable meal that combines local flavors and international cuisine, creating a culinary experience that reflects the diversity of Sandakan.


As the day’s adventures come to a close, you’ll be transferred back to your respective hotel. Reflect on the incredible experiences and cherished memories you’ve gathered throughout the day. This concludes your unforgettable journey through Sandakan, a place where natural wonders, cultural immersion, and enchanting moments converge.

Package Details

Tour Code : AG 206
Duration : ±4 hours
Departure : 1615 or 1630
Min. Pax : 2
Meals Plan : Dinner

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