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Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

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Jalan Sepilok, Malaysia
+60 88-248 698
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Jalan Sepilok, Malaysia
+60 88-248 698
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After spending a couple of months in Borneo, I hadn't actually seen any Orang-utans - with a few days left in Kota Kinabalu before heading back to the UK, that needed to change. I'd heard about Sepilok from other travellers who recommended visiting, so I...More

Thank JFowler1992
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I visited the centre with some reservations as we have seen places such as this marketed as being “conservation” centres however were more like zoo’s and tourist traps. The Sepilok Orangutang rehabilitation centre’s primary focus is conservation and returning these beautiful creatures...More

1  Thank JacquelynStuart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place and the work to rehabilitate orangutans is a delight to observe. Totally respecting nature and the freedom the orangutans enjoy is heart warming. Makes you never want to go to a zoo again. This is how it should be done. Congratulations.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an interesting place which is really doing a great job to rehabilitate orang-utans. The nursery was interesting but not as fascinating as seeing the creatures out at the viewing platform. I recommend putting your camera down for a spell and just enjoying being...More

Thank Jessisaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sanctuary is an interesting place to visit. The sanctuary do not allowed bags to be carried in. However, they provide free locker for visitor to lock their bags and loose items. The nursery area is an airconditioned room where visitor can sit and watch...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sanctuary is a wonderful place. The Orangutans are the stars of the show but we did see Sunbears and a slow Lorris. The toilets and cafe areas are kept clean and tidy and all the staff are friendly and willing to point out the...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had always wanted to see wild orangutans and on this tour of Malaysia and Singapore, we got our chance at Sepilok. This rehabilitation centre caters for orphaned and rescued orangutans, getting them fit, teaching them to feed, to climb and to integrate with others...More

1  Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our trip to this wonderful rehabilitation centre saw us enjoying this amazing animals and reflecting on what man does in the name of progress that is destroying these beautiful animals habitat. We didn't do an organised tour which was to our advantage but hired a...More

1  Thank DebW41
Reviewed 2 November 2017

En/ Dan We had this day visit included to a package from Borneo Dream Travellers and this shoved to be a priceworthy and most giring visit to Sepilok. We were all satisfied, Got in closer contact with tjese amazingly intelligent Animals and had great fun...More

Thank Mikael K
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We learned that not seeing the Orang Utan during feeding time means the rehabilitation efforts is successful. Yes, that is absolutely true! We and together with many other noisy visitors were disappointed when our wait was not "rewarded" by the orang utan visiting us. LOL....More

1  Thank ongaiai
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3 October 2017|
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Response from KIWITRAVELLERS343 | Reviewed this property |
you don't need to do an organised tour there is a clear walk way around and there are employees who can answer any questions you may have. Don't forget to walk across the car park to the sun bear center as well
19 September 2017|
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Response from Sharyn K | Reviewed this property |
I'm unsure of taxi fares, the fee we paid through our tour was the same as door price. Be aware you cannot take any bags in they have lockers. They don't want the animals getting anything from the public. You also pay small... More
16 August 2017|
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Response from Ceini0g | Reviewed this property |
Hello The trip was organised for us as part of a multi stop holiday. We were picked up from the airport and taken to the Orangutan centre, then on to a few more places plus a stop for dinner. The company that picked us up... More