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There are 3 ways to get from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to Pulau Manukan by plane, ferry, bus or taxi

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Recommended option

Fly, ferry  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Sandakan (SDK) to Labuan (LBU) SDK - LBU
  2. Take the ferry from Labuan to Kota Kinabalu
  3. Take the ferry from Kota Kinabalu to Pulau Manukan

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
  2. Take the ferry from Kota Kinabalu to Pulau Manukan

1 alternative option

Taxi, Minibus, ferry  •  5h 47m

  1. Take a taxi from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to Telupid
  2. Take the Minibus from Telupid to Ranau
  3. Take a taxi from Ranau to Kota Kinabalu
  4. Take the ferry from Kota Kinabalu to Pulau Manukan
Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) → Pulau Manukan
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pulau Manukan is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pulau Manukan is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pulau Manukan is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 03 88810200.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to Pulau Manukan is to bus and ferry, which costs RM 102 - RM 107 and takes 9h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to Pulau Manukan is to taxi and Minibus and ferry which costs RM 450 - RM 550 and takes 5h 47m.

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The distance between Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) and Pulau Manukan is 216 km.

The best way to get from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to Pulau Manukan without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 9h 53m and costs RM 102 - RM 107.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to Pulau Manukan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sandakan Airport to Labuan Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 45m and has one stopover.

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AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines offer flights from Sandakan Airport to Labuan Airport.

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There are 269+ hotels available in Pulau Manukan. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to Sandakan Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs RM 30 - RM 40.

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Map of how to get from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to Pulau Manukan.
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  • Distance: 215.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station), Malaysia and Pulau Manukan, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to Pulau Manukan. However, you can take the taxi to Sandakan airport, fly to Labuan, take the taxi to Labuan, take the ferry to Kota Kinabalu, then take the ferry to Pulau Manukan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to Pulau Manukan via Sandakan, Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam, and Kota Kinabalu in around 9h 53m.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sandakan to Labuan via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 130 - RM 480
Flights from Sandakan to Labuan via Lahad Datu, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 750
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sandakan to Labuan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 700 - RM 3800
Bus operators
Salam Bumimas Express
Phone
+6 082 531 133
Email
bintangjayaexpress@gmail.com
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 43
Schedules at
easybook.com
Minibus
Bus from Telupid to Ranau
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RM 13
Ferry operators
Double Power Sdn Bhd
Phone
088-236834
Ferry from Labuan to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 41
Schedules at
jesseltonpoint.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Jesselton Point
Phone
+60 88 235787
Email
jesseltonpoint@suriaplc.com.my
Website
jesseltonpoint.com.my
Ferry from Kota Kinabalu to Pulau Manukan
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 31
Schedules at
jesseltonpoint.com.my
Other operators
Taxi from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to Telupid
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 220
Sandakan Taxi Service
Phone
+60 12-916 7860
Website
facebook.com
Sandakan Taxi Association
Phone
+60 12-830 3329
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com

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