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Are you an adventure traveler? Nature lover? Interested in seeing Turtles laying eggs, Orang-utans, Proboscis Monkeys and Hornbills? Sandakan is the best town to visit!


With the best location in the heart of Sandakan town with sea and harbor views, you will be strategically and conveniently located in close proximity to the best amenities and services the city can offer.

With a unique Borneo touch on design & painting, this brand new building and facilities have 11 air-conditioned and fan rooms, 3 small dormitories with 4 beds and 3 medium dormitories with 8 beds. We also have 3 private rooms with single and double beds and 2 family rooms with double beds and double-decker beds.

Being small, we thrive to provide you with the best budget and clean accommodation option within the city so that you will be comfortably taken care of at Sandakan Backpackers, which doubles up as your launch pad to the treasures and beauty of Sabah, Borneo.

Come and experience your pleasant stay at Sandakan Backpackers – a traveler’s choice!


Tours And Expedition


  • Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
    • Watch the Orang-utans in their last natural habitat
  • Kinabatangan River Cruise
    • Watch Proboscis Monkeys, Hornbills and Pygmy Elephants
  • Turtle Island
    • Watch the turtles lay eggs
  • Scuba Diving and Snorkeling
    • Lankayan Island, Sipadan Island, Mabul Island and Kapalai Island
  • Gomantong Cave Expedition
    • Bird nests harvested in the Gomantong Caves