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Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary

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Sepilok, Malaysia
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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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"feeding platform"
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"feeding times"
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"afternoon feeding"
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"young orangutans"
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"rehabilitation centre"
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"next door"
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"nursery area"
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"board walk"
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"night walk"
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"behind glass"
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"close encounter"
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"amazing animals"
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"feeding sessions"
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"natural environment"
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"an amazing experience"
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"bucket list"
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"morning feed"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Saw both orangutans and sun bears, such a great experience. take water as it gets hot. feeding times are twice a day, got some great pics!

Thank Claire R
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely sunny day. Started the day at the nursery where all the young ones were playing around. Then the morning feeding time was very busy/noisy so only smaller monkeys came out but if you wait until everyone goes then the orangutans come. The afternoon feeding...More

Thank foster3006
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sepilok Sanctuary is well worth a visit. We were so lucky to see a range of Orangutans varying in ages. We included this as part of a week long itinerary organised by our local guide Joe Harry (Zahari) from Tours By Locals (look him up,...More

Thank AuspiciousDragon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So unfortunately due to the palm oil devastation, this is one of the only places you'll see orangutans in Borneo. It's the safest place for them away from palm oil disasters. There's a lot of them though, and they are very calm, shy, beautiful creatures....More

Thank Camilla P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cost 30rm for entrance which allows you to leave and re-enter on the same day so you can see both morning and afternoon feed if you wish. In the morning feed there were no organ utans (which i thought was a good sign as they...More

Thank Amy548739
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I went to the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary with a friend, and we had a great time. Unfortunately we arrived the same morning as a cruise ship, so there was probably a thousand people there for the morning feeding, which was annoying and meant...More

Thank amflhu88
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very crowded. Went for the morning feeding session. Was disappointed. There were two orangutans and because it was so crowded we didn't get too long there.

Thank BombayGlobetrotter77
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very lucky to spend 2 days here, the babies in the nursery are delightful and being able to be so close to these amazing creatures was breathtaking. On our second visit there was an extremely large contingent of cruise ship visitors, however we...More

Thank TraceyW198
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the main highlights of our entire trip. Seeing these amazing animals in a natural habitat is just a brilliant experience. We stayed locally so went for both the morning and afternoon feeds. In the morning the orang-utans stayed away but there...More

Thank GG1974
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we didn't get to see any orangutans feeding we loved this place. We managed to glimpse a mum and baby in the trees but the highlight was the nursery and watching the young orangutans play and feed. They looked so happy and it...More

Thank lauratG9314DU
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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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437Amanda67
12 April 2017|
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Response from kingfishers16 | Reviewed this property |
No it was all cash.
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