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Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

#6 of 199 things to do in Sabah Features Animals
Jalan Sepilok, Malaysia
+60 88-248 698
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Jalan Sepilok, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a really difficult review to write. On the one hand Sepilok is a must-see. The Centre does great work in terms of Orangutan protection and rehabilitation, and it's the ideal place to see these amazing creatures up close. However, there are just too...More

Thank Meg M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went in the afternoon as not as busy. Feeding is at 3 pm but you can enter from 2 pm and stay until 4pm. The platform is very busy and people do not observe the quiet signs! We saw one large orangutang here. We...More

Thank Kerry G
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the many highlights of our visit to Borneo. The sight of Orangutans in a semi-wild location is quite impressive. You can also learn about the important work the centre does for these exceptional animals and also the work they do for local ecology....More

Thank usinc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of my main reasons for visiting Borneo was for the Orangutan's. I was actually fortunate enough to see one in the Rainforest when I went there, and although that was out of this world, I got to see more than one Orangutan at this...More

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful place to come up close to our orang utan relatives in their natural reserve who have 98 percent of our dna. The ability to feed them and see how their young play around mischieviously, and to learn all about the orang utan family which...More

Thank Sudhir_Rajagopal
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a highlight of the holiday. We organised the trip via Borneo Eco Tours and our guide was fantastic. On the day we were extremely lucky as 2 adult female Orangutans visited the feeding station with their babies. Fascinating to see this so close...More

Thank TOD18
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a good place to visit. You get to see orangutans in the wild as they should be but also get to see the great work they do in helping so many of this awesome creatures. Try and go to see the feeding...More

Thank Stephwalters
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start by saying I was unwell during this visit, but still managed to have a good time. The toilets were English and spotless (you can see where my priorities were). I was separated from my group which was a blessing, walking slowly through...More

Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

As many of us go to Borneo partly to see this amazing creature I would advise you do the rehabilitation centre on your own and avoid the tours. You can get a day ticket and spend all the time there to absorb the beauty of...More

Thank E8106ERjaneb
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to get up close to orangutans. Does not feel zoo like. Staff very caring and knowledgeable. Great work going on at this place.

Thank Amelia V
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16 August 2017|
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Response from Harry H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We booked our trip online through Viator. They picked us up from the Rasa Ria Hotel near Kota Kinabalu at 5:00 am and took us to the airport. Then were waiting for us again at Sandakan when we landed. The trip included... More
12 July 2017|
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Response from KIWITRAVELLERS343 | Reviewed this property |
hi, we also visited the Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary which was well worth the trip. it is a bit further out (about another 20 mins from the Orangutans and Sun Bears) but so well worth it. I believe there are tours that you can... More
Mark B
25 June 2017|
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Response from KIWITRAVELLERS343 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall a night walk at the Orangutan Sanctuary or the Sun bear sanctuary, next door is the rain forest centre and i think that has night walks. Certainly the Sepilok Orangutan place closes about 5pm. We are... More

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