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Shangri-la Rasa Ria Nature Reserve

#1 of 8 things to do in Tuaran Features Animals
Pantai Dalit, Tuaran 89208, Malaysia
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No Urang-Utan's

Please be aware that although most photos include primates, they were relocated in 2016. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colin B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Great for the kids

Stayed at hotel and visited reserve. Kids were rangers for the day and really enjoyed experience... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David W
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The Rasa Ria Nature Reserve was established by Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu in collaboration with the State Wildlife Department of Sabah. This protected ecological space aims to facilitate rehabilitation programmes for endangered species of animals as well as those endemic in Sabah. The Rasa Ria Nature Reserve provides a home until they ready to be rehabilitated into their natural habitat.
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Pantai Dalit, Tuaran 89208, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Please be aware that although most photos include primates, they were relocated in 2016. It was disappointing to find this out once we arrived. Brochures are misleading. If you want to see Urang-Utan's it is a 7 hour bus journey each way or a 1...More

1  Thank Colin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at hotel and visited reserve. Kids were rangers for the day and really enjoyed experience. Great to see animals up close.

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Started with a talk re conservation and then guided to the Viewing area. Need to wear sensible shoes as it is a little bit of a climb but well worth it. At the viewing station lots to see.. but very humid here. Plenty of photo...More

Thank BristolDawn1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Guide very helpful and advises in advance what is suitable and what you are likely to see. Night tours are likely to produce more animal sitings, but day canopy tour gave me a siting of a pit viper, various insects and a huge spider as...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

tour guide from hotel was great and good hike activity to do with kids and for those who havent hike for a while. Fantastic view at the top! Lots of little animals to observe along the way.

Thank ALGmom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this hotel & place is beautiful. If you love nature & peace then this is the place to go 💚💚💚💚💚

Thank Lucia P
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Well worth a visit if you don't mind flying there although having said that Mas a subsiduary of Malaysian airlines are not very good for a 50 minute flight we were delayed both ways

Thank lisamase
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Did nighttime walk. Very rugged terrain for walking. Saw bear cats, tarantulas, porcupine, scorpions

Thank Smiles444
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Family friendly highly recommend to other families. Great service wonderful locals make this a place to stay.

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the Ocean Wing. Our room was gorgeous. I could have lived there awhile. The balcony was very large with a day bed, chairs and a big, contoured bathtub for two. Beautifully appointed and decorated. We had a pillow menu! We ate at...More

1  Thank debbidoo1
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Do we have to pay separately for this reserve? I will be travelling with a 4yr old and a 2yr old... So is this ideal for them?
18 June 2017|
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Response from Dan I | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you have to pay extra. Not sure it's that suitable really the walk up through the rain forest. But there are smaller animals that they will be able to look at like chickens, birds and a horse.
How much does the short plane or road trip cost to go visit the orangutan s please
14 February 2017|
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Response from Amanda-Jane2222 | Reviewed this property |
we booked direct in the uk with Air Asia and got the flights for £12.50. Some travellers from our hotel paid above £200 in Borneo
What are the prices for the canopy walk and noctural watch walk.
15 October 2016|
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Response from tgrdecker | Reviewed this property |
Go to Sipilok not a zoo to see the Orang Utans