Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), Sandakan

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Visit a center of environmental education at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC). Starting off as an environmental school, the center opened its doors to the public in 2007, maintaining its focus on conservation and education while broadening its appeal to younger and amateur visitors. Enjoy a stroll through the plant identification garden to learn about the vegetation that thrives in the surrounding nature reserve. Take a trip up to the 25 m (82) ft high canopy walkway to gain a new perspective on an area of thick rainforest--great for photographs and bird-spotting, and secure enough for kindergarten-age children. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Sandakan holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • 對於新手的自然愛好者而言,這是一個非常方便而且生物豐富的好地方,蚊子不算多,而且沒有螞蟥,雀鳥和各種昆蟲都很豐富,適合一家大小或朋友們一起去探索雨林,亦是遊學團的理想景點!  more »
  • the place is very well cared for, but in the middle of the day donot go to this "Park" because you can see some animal is really scarsa...in compensation there are many mosquitoes funny!!! :D
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  • The canopy walk itself is a good viewing platform for not only for bird watching but orangutans also. Five minutes into arriving we saw a mother and a baby orangutan hanging in the trees looking right...  more »
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  • A great way to get up into the rainforest canopy. Lots of different trees and birds but we weren't lucky enough to see any mammals. Recommend entry at 430 and watch the sunset.
  • Amazing trails and the night walk is highly recommended.
  • Easily the second best canopy walk I've ever done. Was lucky enough to see a family of Orangutans in the trees while walking the trails. Good, but expensive!
  • Very nice botanical garden with a lot of interesting information. Park itself is beautiful. Towers and canopy walkway give you bird perspective. You can have rainforest feeling not far from Sandakan.
  • Top birding site around this area. With a sky bridge walkway within the forest canopy any very informative information centre.