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. Our Sandakan trip planning website makes visiting Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) and other Sandakan attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This mature Rainforest reserve has the best canopy walk in the world. Stay late and watch the giant flying squirrels soar over your heads. The canopy walk puts you high in the limbs of 200 ft trees. D...  more »
  • I wont say much about the reserve. It is really nice and you should come here. I arrive early in the morning. Was the 2nd person into the park. Everything was so green just after the morning rain. The...  more »
  • This is a chance to walk in "real" jungle using nice pathways & overhead walkways. The size of some of the trees is amazing. Take your time to stop, listen, look & observe. We were there for about 4 h...  more »
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  • A wonderful place for a walk in the semi wild. Saw lots of great insects, flowers and massive monitor lizard. As well as some amazing trees
  • The Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) is the gateway to getting to know the uniqueness and importance of Borneo’s rainforests. Situated 23 kilometres from Sandakan Town and not too far from the Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre, the RDC’s main highlights are its exhibition halls, the Plant Discovery Garden, the Kapili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, environmental education programmes and a small lake for boat rides. Great for birding and if you super lucky an orangutan
  • The nature is always nice itself. I just feel it's disturbed too much by human's activities. It is the last pieces of jungle left after they cut all for the industrial palm oil. It is rather business than conservation or discovery. Ah, the plant discover gadern is well-take care, you should have a look there.
  • Nice place to visit. Very large forest. It's take about 2-3 hour to explore
  • Nice for a walk. There is not much for animals but the vast array of rain forest plans is great

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