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“Bit intrusive”

Kg Pukat Fisherman Village
Ranked #14 of 21 things to do in Sandakan
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

It was interesting to see the houses and how people live but I did feel a bit as if we were intruding and trespassing on peoples private property

Thank Kacer99
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Nothing can prepare you for this explosion of people in a small area enjoying life without many of the things we take for granted. Go see for yourself.

Thank Eric S
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

There's not much to do in Sandakan, as we saw it, and so we decided to visit this place.
We took a taxi (we could have walked from the center, it's not that far, but it was hot) and the driver dropped us off there (and waited to return us for about 11/2 h- 40 MYR for the whole thing).
Ok, it's nothing breathtaking, it's simply a village and you do feel strange when you walk around and pry into people's yards and gardens ... Wouldn't want people doing that to us.
The village per se is clean, and there are many quaint houses with well-tended verandas. What is dirty though is the sea, with lots of bottles of trash floating around (ranging from bottles to a couch). That being said, however, you see heaps of bottles floating around in Sandakan (and Kota Kinabalu) too.

1  Thank Alex J
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Amazing to see the number of dwellings sprouting from the sea. High density living. Some really tidy and immaculate some very sad.

Thank Sue M
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

This was part of the City Tour of a day trip that we booked with Tropical Gateway Tours through our hotel: Tour Code: TGW002
Day Trip – Sepilok Orang Utan/Labuk Bay/ City Tour. It is a village on stilts, interesting to a point and sometimes colourful - end of! Great as a part of this multiple venue daytrip, but otherwise don't bother.

Thank Nick H
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