Morning Departure : 0930hr Afternoon Departure : 1430hr
Meet on arrival at airport / ferry terminal or at Hotel Lobby. Proceed for the tour with the first stop at the Museum Square, where one can still see a few old houses of colonial design. Four old Flame of the Forest still stand in this area, casting a shade over park benches and commemorative stones. The trees were planted by the Chinese, Malay , Indians and European Communities in 1953 to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth ll.
From the Museum Square, proceed to the Chimney at Tanjung Kubong, the Chimney is a 106 feet high red brick stack believe to be linked to the coal mining days of Labuan. Proceed to the Labuan Bird Park, three large dome shaped cages surrounding beautiful landscaping. The park is home to many species of birds of Borneo and birds from other countries.
Drive along Labuan West Coast to Layang-Layangan Peace Park and the Japanese Surrender Point. The Peace park was constructed to symbolize the promise of peace and harmony for all mankind. Adjacent to the Peace Park is the surrender point where the 32nd Japanese Southern Army surrendered to the 9th Division Australian Imperial Forces which led to the end of World War ll in Borneo.
From the Peace Park, proceed to the newest Chinese temple in Labuan, a colourful and interesting place of worship. At Ba Sian Miau temple, a brilliant and colorful temple at this temple, one can also descend down the steps into hell room, a room to depict hell in Chinese mythology.
Proceed to the Labuan War Cemetery, a beautifully landscaped memorial garden, the final resting place of 3,905 war heroes who died in Borneo during second world war. Row upon row of white headstones mark the graves of the War dead. Visitors to Labuan War Cemetery can refer to panels where the name of every soldier who is interned here appears. Many of the stones bear poignant messages from families while others are inscribed simply “Known Unto God”
Depart from the Labuan War Cemetery for the Labuan Financial Park Complex, enroute stop at the An’Nur Jamek Mosque, a magnificent mosque featuring futuristic architecture. The Labuan Financial Complex is a prominent landmark that dominates the Labuan Skyline. This 17 storey complex stands as a land mark for the island’s status as an International Offshore Financial Center. Within this complex are office blocks, condominiums and shopping arcades.
Tour ends at the Victoria Town Center or transfer to Airport/Hotel.
Things You Should Bring: Suitable walking shoes / change of clothes / water canteen/ insect repellent / mosquito oil / camera / water proof bag for camera / raincoat and personal item.