SANDAKAN: Sandakan is fast emerging as one of the nation’s key bird watching centres, thanks to the canopy walkway at the Rainforest Discovery Centre in Sepilok.
Sabah Forestry Department director Datuk Sam Mannan said the canopy walk recorded a total of 16,000 visitors in the first seven months of the year.
“Over the last year, the canopy walk has become an increasingly popular attraction for foreign and local tourists,” he said after receiving the keys to newly completed facilities at the Discovery Centre located some 23kms from Sandakan town.
The new facilities comprising a restaurant, a gift shop and a VIP room form part of the Canopy Walk Reception complex.
Costing about RM2 million from a special allocation from the Chief Minister’s Department, the structure took five months to complete.
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