Gaya Island Resort situated on Pulau Gaya within the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park in Borneo, has revised its conservation fees to aid efforts in preserving Sabah Parks. Sabah Parks is the organization that serves to conserve the various terrestrial and marine parks in the East Malaysian state of Sabah, Borneo.
The resort announced that from October 1st 2014, guests will be required to contribute MYR30 (9 USD) for their first day of stay, and an additional MYR20 (6 USD) for each day thereafter. The conservation fees will be collected upon check-out and transferred to Sabah Parks to help in preserving the rich ecosystem of the region. Sabah Parks manages, promotes and conducts the administrative works of various terrestrial and marine parks in Sabah, and produces conservation programs and sustainable eco-tourism practices.
Gaya Island Resort is located in the hillside of an ancient rainforest with 121 villas showcasing Sabahan elements to blend with their surrounding environment.