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Address: Kampong Rayu, Kuching, Malaysia
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Full-Day Matang Wildlife And Trekking At Kubah With Lunch from Kuching
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Matang Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and Kubah National Park Tour from Kuching

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Mild jungle walk

This Centre provides an opportunity to see how injured or orphaned wildlife is rehabilitated, and to catch sight of some of Borneo's very special animals and birds, including the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 December 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

This Centre provides an opportunity to see how injured or orphaned wildlife is rehabilitated, and to catch sight of some of Borneo's very special animals and birds, including the orang utan, sun bears and hornbills. Expect fairly basic cages and compounds, however, and mammals generally enjoying a siesta rather than swinging from vines, as you may in Semenggoh. A highlight... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

We visited Kubah national park, paid entry then were able also to visit Matang without further cost. It was possible to walk to Matang in the trails from Kubah ( think they estimated a three hour walk), we chartered a taxi for the 20 minute drive. At the entrance there were some very graphic pictures of some gruel some results... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

Although it was good to visit for first timers, the wildlife centre has a lot of room for improvements. There was not enough signage along the slippery paths and not a lot of information as to the origins of the animal, natural habitats, feeding time, etc. There was also no facility for refreshments.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

My kids enjoyed the moment with orang utan. first time they met the baby orang utan which is about size with them. Even they don't talk but they do have eyes contact with human being... very amazing creature. :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

After a no-show of the wild/semi wild orang-utans, we decided to go to Matang to ensure we did get to see these beautiful creatures. We were the only ones at Matang! This centre cares for the very elderly orang-utans that cannot be let free and the very young that are being taught skills so they can be transferred to Semenggoh... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

40 minutes drive from the city of Kuching. Worth the while if you like to take a slow stroll thorough the track of the natural forest setting. Bring along a raincoat or umbrella in case the surprise shower during your walk.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

I attended the Asia for Animals conference held at BCCK in Kuching last Oct 6-9, and as part of the conference, we were made to choose 1 out of 4 activities for free. I chose to go to Matang. As was discussed to us by one of the volunteers, Matang Wildlife Rehabilitation Center was built to rehabilitate animals in order... More 

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

It's a rehab center for animals and they are all fenced up. Walking trails are built with minimum distrust ion to the rainforest. A pleasant visits for the children.

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Sarawak, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

very cool and nice place. just 20 KM from Kuching city. nature and good for relax. located just downhill of Gunung Serapi, which can see the mountain from Kuching City. Can see some local animal, which is habitat at Sarawak forest.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Great experiance. can see the small mini zoo here, have a birds, monkey, orang utan ,sun bear and crocodiles also binturong etc. The orang utan so funny, can act like actor in film..really enjoy to see them in huge cage.

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