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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 3 days ago

Well we decided to do this trip without guides, had a great local taxi driver and to be honest we saved a fortune. The sanctuary is great, very well organised and useful information. We went to both feedings which is the best way to take...More

Thank hotshot1969
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For only 30 ringgits you can spend the day observing orangutans in their natural habitat. It really is a fantastic way to spend a day. After feeding the park really empties out, so stay for longer to see the orangutans in a more relaxing environment.

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived early and ended up spending the day here. Feeding times can get crowded and most of the crowd ignore the signs for 'Silence', although I think the Orangutans are used to it. A bit of patience and most of the crowd zoom off...More

1  Thank Kris F
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great place to visit to see the Orang-utans. The feeding platform can get very busy at the early morning session with day trippers.

Thank AMAUae
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park is containing two walks, one to the playground and one to the feeding place. You can see some Orang Utans in the trees in their natural habitat but the playground and feeding place are over touristic and not nice. I definitely support a...More

Thank ReisDNA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would go for the presentation at 9 and feeding at 10 and then leave shortly after. Packed with people who lack the proper level of respect. Chance you might see more if you stick around.

Thank korbesme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has been a life long dream of mine. After reading several reviews on Trip Advisor, we decided to DIY instead of booking a tour. We took the early morning flight (6.35am) from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan, which took less than 45mins and cost about...More

Thank nun2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing experience. We were lucky enough to have orangutans walking less than three feet from us. The facilities were all round good. The rangers were knowledgeable and helpful. If you go in the morning there are a lot of tour buses and it...More

Thank FionaTullett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't expect to have the feeding be the highlight of your visit. Go prepared to be alert and seize any opportunity to observe the orangutans and hopefully you'll be rewarded. I saw a couple at fairly close range on my way to the feeding platform....More

Thank Fecklesstraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get to see these beautiful animals in as natural an environment as possible whilst the excellent work of the staff allows these orphans to live as normal a life as possible. We met an oragutan walking down the walkway ! The night walk is...More

Thank Trevor W
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Response from kingfishers16 | Reviewed this property |
No it was all cash.
10 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.
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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