Silversea Luxury Cruises À Sandakan (Sabah)

Meet the extraordinary wildlife of Sabah a place where orange orangutans move through the rainforest and elusive sun bears hide out in the safety of dense canopy. Join the extraordinary animals in rehabilitation centres where they are lovingly cared for before often being released back into the jungle's interior. You'll also have the chance to encounter one of nature’s more unusual creatures the bizarre proboscis monkey named after the bulbous swinging noses they sport. Sandakan stretches along a scenic bay looking out over the Sulu Sea. View more

A former trading hub ships voyaged here seeking riches from the thick jungle especially sought after bird nests. Nowadays the city has found its niche as a major palm-oil and cacao exporter. Bridges creaking planks and wooden walkways form an elaborate floating maze over the waves at Sim-Sim Water Village. Visit this fishing hotspot to sample some of the succulent local fare tasting freshly prepared meals like butter prawns seafood broths and fried squid snacks. Having served as the British capital of North Borneo there’s always time for an afternoon tea to keep you refreshed during your explorations. World War II history hangs heavy around the city’s neck and Sandakan was heavily shelled during the hostilities when it was occupied by the Japanese. Visit the Memorial Park to learn of the horrifying Sandakan Death Marches which killed thousands of Allied prisoners of war.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.