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Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary

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Sepilok, Malaysia
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Full-Day Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and City Tour in Sandakan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You'll get to see these amazing beings up close. Though they are shy, they come much closer than we expected and we couldn't help but being amazed at how fantastic they are, how nurturing and caring. A youngling, a mother with a baby, a male,...More

Thank MValenteRola
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved our visit to this centre. Staff are doing a fantastic job and the young orangutans were hilarious. If you can make it to both sessions in the one day-do it!! (You just pay once) We did both and they were completely different! Also, watch...More

Thank calison1357
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The centre is great for the work it does, although a little more information for visitors would be great, and I really wish there was a way to enforce silence at the feeding areas, but that is no fault of the centre, some people are...More

Thank elle_b121212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was only 1 orangutan on the feeding platform when we arrived and after watching it feed with it's back to us for 20 minutes, we wandered to check out the nursery. Here we saw young animals playing on the climbing frames and one even...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in the morning and arrived at 9.30am. We went to the nursery first and saw several small orangutans swinging through the climbing frames. We then went on to the 10am feeding table. There were quite a lot of visitors but on the way...More

Thank hebdenwalker2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a relief that this place was nothing like other 'sanctuaries' I have visited in Asia. What a wonderful place with inspiring goals. The nursery is delightful to sit in and watch the babies. With the amount of space the Orangutans have, they are...More

Thank s0phiem13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Little orangutans are very playful. Arrive early and head straight to the playground for the little orangutans as they are more active in the earlier day/morning. Arrive c. 20mins before the feeding at the feeding ground.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly informative and well-respected sanctuary this is a 'must-see'. Can be done easily in half a day, including the adjacent sun bear sanctuary

Thank Toaster803
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic way to see the Orangutans . Avoid feeding time if you don't like crowds . To be busy for me , so I wandered around whilst everyone was pushing to get a good view at the feeding station . And got to see to...More

Thank James O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to spend a few hours, especially the outdoor nursery to see the youngsters. Feeding times are a highlight, but get there early as (a) it gets busy so you get a front row spot and (b) the orangutans also arrive early and...More

Thank IanPFarrar
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437Amanda67
Hi, Amanda. What would you like to know about this attraction? Hello, do they accept credit cards at Sepilok? I'm due to visit next week.
12 April 2017|
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Response from kingfishers16 | Reviewed this property |
No it was all cash.
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Lauren291011
Hi do you get to feed the baby orangutans ?
11 November 2016|
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Response from paulbuxton108 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not. This is a place to rehabilitate Orang Utans into the wild. They are not play things! A fabulous place and well worth a visit.
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Huli10
I am trying to organise a day trip from KK to Sepilok by myself for our family of 3. My plan is to visit the Orang Utan sanctuary/sun bear sanctuary and perhaps another proboscis monkey forest as a full day activity. What will a full day private hire for a taxi from and to Sandakan airport cost?
21 October 2016|
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Response from Stefan Hee J | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. We went by car from KK to sandakan
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