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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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“feeding times” (45 reviews)
Sepilok, Malaysia
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Reviewed today

Everything about this place is a delight. The education they provide to the health and well being of the orangutans. this place is so good we returned a second time and was even lucky enough to see an orangutan in the semi-wild (not in the...More

Thank loopysilvette
Reviewed 4 days ago

What an amazing place - just so humbling to see these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat and knowing the rehabilitation work that is going on. From watching the Orangs that visit the feeding station (and the funny interaction with the black squirrels that try...More

Thank sarahb256
Reviewed 4 days ago

I adore orang utans and it upsets me to see what people are doing to their habitat. This sanctuary is trying to put that right and is doing an amazing job rehabilitating orphans and enabling them to be released back into the wild to live...More

Thank Katrina H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and interesting to se the behavior of the Orang Utans. Feeding time in the afternoon is the best to enjoy. Not so crowdy. In the morning you see more people than monkeys.

Thank Roy H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great visit here although very humid. 30RM entry plus 10RM for camera hire worth every cent. We went for both the morning and afternoon feeding sessions (10am and 3pm) and I went back again the next day! They have free lockers to leave all your...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is honestly the most amazing place I have ever been. Orangutans are one of the most amazing animals in the world and this place does everything it can to help them and rehabilitate them. We went twice and only seen a mother and her...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our stay at the Rasa Ria our dream was to see Orangutans, and we weren't disappointed. It was a long day. Pick up at 2.30am for a 5.30am flight. Only a short flight, and we were there in plenty of time before opening. My...More

Thank CSAW777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit really enjoyed it, shame people don't respect the animals. Staff need to be firmer with people who think above the rules. Great see them though neither the less. You can see how much work put into the Orangutans keep up good work

Thank MontyGunn907
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go on our own and found out less than 5 minutes walk. Cost was MYR30 per person for full day. Saw plenty of orangutans in the nursery and 3 at the feeding station for wild orangutans. Ended up adopting one.

Thank Munki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole reason for our trip to Borneo was to see the orangutans and we were very lucky to see several. We visited three times over two days, and as described on other posts the afternoon sessions are so much better than the morning. We...More

Thank Yorkshirelass481
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23 July 2017|
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Response from Cherrytoes | Reviewed this property |
The reason you can't take a bag in is because the Orang-utans will try to steal them! So it may be that it's safer not to take your child in one in case the Orang-utans come up to you and may tried to pull on your son's... More
12 April 2017|
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Response from kingfishers16 | Reviewed this property |
No it was all cash.
11 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.