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Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary

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Sepilok, Malaysia
+60 14-282 3373
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US$112,00*
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Full-Day Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and City Tour in Sandakan
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Sepilok, Malaysia
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+60 14-282 3373
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"afternoon feeding"
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"young orangutans"
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"rehabilitation centre"
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"board walk"
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"next door"
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"behind glass"
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"night walk"
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"amazing animals"
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"morning feed"
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"feeding sessions"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Guaranteed close up views of Orang Utans in a part of the local forest where the primates will go to live wild once rehabilitated. Stay after the crowds disperse and you may get lucky and spend quiet special time with one or more of the...More

Thank SimonALeicester
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Just like all the other reviews say, this is a must visit location in Sepilok. We visited once in 2017 and once in 2018 and highly recommend it. Rather than repeat other reviews of the Orangutans themselves, I will share information about other wildlife that...More

Thank EDH_Traveler
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this place, really well organised and lovely to see not only the orphan youngsters at play but also returning and wild Orangutans at the feeding platforms - I only wished we could have stayed longer. Would highly recommend to anyone with an interest...More

Thank Baz_the_barn
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well organized with effective easily understood exhibits and welcome film. Clearly marked paths guide visitors to nursery and feeding station. You may also encounter orangutangs walking through the sanctuary.

Thank peter g
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We caught the 3pm feeding and got there 15 minutes early to ensure we had a good position. A small group of about 6 Orangutans appeared and took some of the food and entertained us with the very human like behavior. You could watch for...More

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it is not like seeing them like in the wild, it is pretty close. We were sitting waiting for the film to start, when one of the British officianardos of the place stood chatting to us for 10 mins... got a great insight into...More

1  Thank alisdair t
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was truly a great experience for my wife and I. We flew into Sandakan from Kota Kinabalu but was not sure to expect when visiting the Sepilok Orangutan, Sun Bear Sanctuaries along with Labuk Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary. Arrangements had been made by our hotel...More

1  Thank Ronald L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such an amazing visit here - so great to see the Orangutans up close in what is as close to their natural habitat as you'll likely get!

Thank aoifeey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great educational experience as well as a fantastic experience. Maguntip Holidays were excellent. Picked up from the hotel and driven to the airport. Met at Sandakan by tour guide ...Jamie who was so passionate about his job, the country and the orangutans. Visited sun bear...More

Thank Bronwyn H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited as a solo independent traveller. I stayed 5 nights, arriving 7pm, and had 4 full days. Being independent I could spend as much time as I wanted and also alternate with the Sun Bear centre literally next door. I saw several tour groups...More

Thank Rogsim
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monicabasingstoke
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julescal2017
27 March 2018|
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Response from BerrieP | Reviewed this property |
In my view the best way to see the orangutans is in the wild. we were really lucky that when we stayed along the Kinabatangan River for a few days we saw a mother and baby nesting in a tree along the river - we saw them... More
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louisesdewar
23 July 2017|
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Response from Cherrytoes | Reviewed this property |
The reason you can't take a bag in is because the Orang-utans will try to steal them! So it may be that it's safer not to take your child in one in case the Orang-utans come up to you and may tried to pull on your son's... More
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