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Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

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Address: Jalan Sepilok, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 88-248 698
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US$ 175.00*
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Full-Day Sepilok Orangutan and Sun Bear and Sandakan City Trail
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US$ 123.80*
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Wildlife and Eco-Tour from Sandakan with Private Transfer
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US$ 106.66*
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Sandakan Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center Full-Day Trip from Kota...

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Well organised centre allows the opportunity to see orang utans in a near natural setting and roaming free. Could have spent the whole day. Good to know your fees help to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Athens, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well organised centre allows the opportunity to see orang utans in a near natural setting and roaming free. Could have spent the whole day. Good to know your fees help to conserve the animals. Staff always friendly

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Repton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunning place with the orang utans free to roam. No complaints - makes you realise how sad zoos are. If you can book a night nature walk as well - do so

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are not many places in the world where to see nature at it,s best than Sepilok Orangutan reserve. To see them in the wild is an experience that one feels privileged to be allowed to do The work of the trust to put the Orangutans back to a self sufficient life style is outstanding Well worth the visit

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was something that I was looking forward to as part of my holiday to Borneo. Our party arrived in the morning ready for the youngsters feeding time. What a joy. I know that the object is to ultimately get them back in the wild wherever possible, but they are still so cute. We saw at least 6 of them... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was great opportunity to see semi-wild orangutans. If don't like zoo, same as I do, don't be worry. This looks totally different. You are walking in the jungle, of you are lucky enough, you can see some orangutans during the day and you will see them for sure during feeding. There was several mothers with babies. The staff are... More 

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Buchanan, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in November not expecting to see many but saw 7 at the feeding platform plus a wild one which came and helped himself to the food The nursery section has a covered viewing area which was fortunate as it rained when we where at that point Quite a few young Orang Utans there Very enjoyable time

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this place! The morning feeding time is really busy so we went back in the afternoon and it was a lot quieter and we saw more orangutans. You can easily fly from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan (where sepilok is) and back in one day, and see loads of other things while you're there. We paid £40 each... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for the day as we were staying locally. The Orangutans are wild and not caged they are living in their natural envioroment and seem to be very healthy. The feeding station is a bit contrivied to allow people to see these great apes but it is the only way to get to see them. They are roaming free... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The only place to guarantee seeing these unique animals but under very artificial environment. The centre does great work and Certainly worth a visit but be prepared for a zoo like atmosphere particularly with the orangutans.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were picked up from Sandakan Airport taken to see the orangutan feeding at 10am then out to Labuk Bay for the proboscis monkeys & Grey faced monkeys, back to Sepilok for the Sun bear feeding and lunch followed by the afternoon Orangutan feeding with the babies which was really great fun. They are such magnificent animals with so much... More 

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