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Matang Wildlife Centre

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Kampong Rayu, Kuching, Malaysia
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Kampong Rayu, Kuching, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived early in the morning to Matang, just at the opening around 9 AM. We were alone, which made a great impression because you can actually observe the animals uninterrupted. I have mixed feeling because on one hand the centre is doing a great...More

Thank martyna_polska
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Our group went for a morning tour & no orangutans appeared due to their being plenty of food for them to forage in the jungle so were disappointed. We could have gone back in the afternoon but had other plans. Some of our group stayed...More

Thank Bev1NewZealand
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We came here to see orang utans and we're pleasantly surprised to see a few other animals too. It's a place where orang utans are rehabilitated before being set back into the wild. Located at the fringe of Kubah National Park in Matang, it's a...More

Thank Alvin N
Reviewed 19 August 2017

If you are going to Matang, the key is to keep in mind that this is an animal rescue and rehab center, not a zoo. We went with our kids during our recent trip to Kuching. For us, the visit was both educational and enjoyable....More

2  Thank VNS12
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A place for you to see Hornbill , Gibbon, Orang Utan. If u come with family , there is a picnic area & u can swim as well. Please keep the place clean. To those who love hiking, u may start here & exit at...More

Thank aszura k
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I was really looking forwards to visiting this centre from reading reviews and the work the centre does. I also thought it would be a full day excursion. How wrong was I - 1 hour. The place is looking very tired and the animals enclosures...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I do not want to deter people from going because I think there could be a lot to learn from this wildlife centre and it massively needs help via donations and community input. However, our visit was completely overwhelming and heart breaking. I understand that...More

2  Thank Becky R
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We spent 4 hours here enjoying the wildlife. The facilities are looking abit tired so all donations are gratefully accepted.

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I expected it to be educational and seeing Orang Utans in natural environments. First it was a long drive from the city, and then a hard walk around the reserve. The Crocodiles may be happy, but I am sure the animals and birds in cages...More

2  Thank Tiger L
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the Matang Wildlife Centre in June 2017 whilst on our Honeymoon. We booked the Heart 2 Heart experience through our tour Operator Audley Travel and we are so pleased that we did this. The H2H experience is a half day at the Centre...More

Thank Helen M
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8 August 2017|
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Response from Tiger L | Reviewed this property |
No wifi. May ask taxi to come back later to pick you up. Or he can wait for you.
8 August 2017|
Response from Tricia C | Reviewed this property |
No Wifi. Doubtful there's Uber. Hire your taxi for the whole day.
Redouan G
8 June 2017|
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Response from nzkaz | Reviewed this property |
Matang is a small wildlife centre. Certainly not a destination to spend more than a few hours at. There is no restaurant or cafetaria. We went as a day trip and spent about 3 hours there.