Up close and personal with Borneo primates
|LBPMS Admission Ticket Counter|
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary situated in Sandakan mile 19, Jalan Labuk Lintas. In Malay they are known as “Monyet Belanda”. These species are good swimmers and only swim when is necessary or for pleasure. You can only found them at certain parts of Borneo.
|Feeding Platform (B)|
|Another Feeding Platform (B)|
The monkeys inhabits forests newar coastal swamps or those containing rivers and lakes.
The only place in the world where you can see proboscis monkeys is the Island of Borneo in South-East Asia. They are forest-dwellers and limited mainly to coastal swamp forests next to large rivers.
|One of the family group of Proboscis Monkey|
|Managed to captured them in action|
|don't you think they are adorable ?|
|Look at his eyes-I really loved it|
|Hahahaha his about to sleep|
|Observation platform area (A)|
|Feeding time at Platform A|
|Dominant Male (Leader)|
allowed any bachelor group disturbing or even come closer to his family. He will fight and make sure his family safe all the time. FYI they are not dangerous as long as you don't touch or hurt them.
|Group photo with LBPMS staff, Jonathan (green shirt) and the other staffs and me :-)|
|Me and Junjun (tour guide)|
Important information for you to take note about Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary ;-
There is a shuttle-bus provided by LBPMS @ RM15 per-way. From town ----> Sepilok ---->LBPMS which is depart from Hotel Sandakan at 9.30 am to Sepilok Center & Sepilok Junction at 10.30 am.
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary ----> Sepilok ----> Town which is depart from Nipah Lodge @ Labuk Bay at 5.30 pm.
Viewing Time : 9.30 am & 2.30 pm Paltform A
11.30 am & 4.30 pm Platform B
Video Show : Platform B : 10.15 am & 3.15 pm (51 minutes)
Entrance Fee ( per day ) :
Malaysian resident Non resident
Adult RM15 RM60
Children RM5 RM30
Standard Digital Camera RM10
Video/Handy-cam RM20 (per day)
Other Service :
* Pick-up transfer town/airport @ RM80 (one way)
* Junction pick-up (Advance booking)
* English speaking guide, one feeding @ RM30, 2 feeding RM50
For further information,
LABUK BAY NATURE TOURS SDN BHD
Jalan Lintas Labuk
90709 Sandakan, Sabah.
Tel : (6) 089-672177,089-674880, 089-674133, 089-671745 (088-317316 Kota Kinabalu)
Fax : (6) 089-672136
Mobile : 019-8534098, 012-8188696
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Website : www.proboscis.cc