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Semenggoh Nature Reserve

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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
+60 82-618 325
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Reviewed yesterday

Tourists beware - the public bus, the K6, is no longer running as I found out from several people while waiting for it to arrive (not a scam - asked a bus driver just to check). Showed up at 7, ran into another couple and...More

Thank David I
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here in the morning as part of a tour with hopes of seeing orangutans. The rangers do a quick safety briefing when everybody has arrived then you go to the feeding area. We were lucky enough to see several orangutans including babies with...More

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely a must see when visiting Borneo/Kuching. Got to see the orangutangs up close and was guided by the friendly rangers. Entry fee is way too cheap imo, but i won't complain.

Thank Frederik H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wow, what a fantastic visit. You can drive up there or take a tourbus, which allows you to park closeby. I took the publicbus from Kuching, it takes about an hour and then you have to walk about 15min till you get to the platform....More

Thank Talitha M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to the orang-utan sanctuary on Malaysia day and was pleasantly surprised that it was free entry (you can leave donations to help the sanctuary)! You can get there for cheap using the K6 public bus at 7.15 am, from the main bus stop in...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 6 days ago

We saw 8 of the 30 orangutans in natural surroundings. Well worth the entry fee (if paid at the gate rather than a tour company at a fraction of the price). Suggest wearing long sleeved clothing and wearing insect repellent as "bitey insects" made excursion...More

Thank michaeldaniels71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Semenggoh last week, it was the highlight of our visit to Kuching. Easy access via Grab,(equivalent of Uber). Less than $4Aus entry. We saw 4 large orangutans within 15 minutes of arriving. Wild creatures in their natural habitat, what a privilege to see....More

Thank Jabero54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So amazing to see these beautiful creatures up close and personal. Alpha male, mama and baby came while we were there. Super friendly ranger who told us about the animals. We used Grab to pick us up and then the driver just stayed for an...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very lucky to see 3 Orang Utans at the morning feeding session. One was in the trees behind the car park when we arrived! The other 2 were a Mother (Selina) and her 2 year old SEM who were at the feeding station...More

Thank baxtermurph
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great experience! This is one of the few places in the world where you can see semi-wild oranutans (meaning they have either been born in the nature reserve or rescued). Since it is not a zoo and there are no fences, the orangutans...More

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will K
18 June 2018|
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Response from R0062 | Reviewed this property |
Not compulsory
20 May 2018|
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Response from BSinPNS | Reviewed this property |
A lot is dependent upon the child. Recognize that it will be hot and humid with walking required from the car park to the assembly area and probably deeper into the jungle. The trails in the jungle are uneven and it seemed... More
Judith W
6 March 2018|
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Response from Philip_G746 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is parking in the reserve near the visitor centre and toilets are near the little shop and cafe close to the viewing area.