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Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC)

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Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC)

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Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, Sandakan Malaysia
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Full-Day Sepilok Orangutan and Sandakan City Trail from Kota Kinabalu

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Designed to delight nature lovers, this day tour allows you to observe orangutans in their natural habitat at the Sandakan Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Under the guidance of sanctuary staff, observe orphaned orangutans and long-tailed macaques being fed and follow a nature trail through the tropical rain forest. Eat a typical Malay lunch at a nearby restaurant and then embark on a city tour of Sandakan, one of Sabah’s earliest settlements home to haunting cemeteries, Chinese temples, and colonial mansions. Hotel or airport pickup and drop-off are included.   
US$115.39 per adult
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jen1jen wrote a review Jul 2020
Lausanne, Switzerland25 contributions5 helpful votes
I was seriously surprised how good the evening walking tour was. We saw amazing flying squirrels, slow lorries, turtles, mouse deer, sleeping birds and all kind of insects. The guides were very good on spotting the animals and telling about them. I highly recommend this tour. Just be prepared with good shoes and long pants.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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yvessh wrote a review Apr 2020
Shanghai, China32 contributions11 helpful votes
Had the chance to do the night walk, saw many many animals, the guide was super useful and explained many interesting things without being too boring. The whole atmosphere and sentiment was incredible, nothing but the noises of the wind, animals, insects and birds, it felt like being in Jurassic Park!! Absolutely loved it !!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Barry H wrote a review Mar 2020
Bournemouth, United Kingdom575 contributions192 helpful votes
We had a terrific experience doing a guided night tour (with Erik from SI Tours). I cannot believe how they can find so many things to see in the pitch black! Flying squirrels, vipers having just consumed their prey (yuk), various beautiful birds and huge insects, a slow loris, a tarsier (very rare I believe) as well as identifying various trees and plants. Thoroghly recommend.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Chris B wrote a review Mar 2020
Palma de Mallorca, Spain65 contributions14 helpful votes
Was Worth a visit however didn’t see any wildlife. Good to walk along the tree canopy & see the birds and different foliage. An experience but slightly disappointed. We did go independently maybe an experienced guide would have seen things we didn’t!! None available.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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N.morgan wrote a review Mar 2020
20 contributions3 helpful votes
A very relaxing day walking around the RDC. Didn't get to see much wildlife but could here a lot going on. Everthing well signposted with numerous different paths of various difficulties. Plenty of information about different birds, was just unfortunate not to see any. Hard trek to reach the "big one", a huge tree, but worth the effort. Would have given 5 stars if I had been a little luckier with the wildlife
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Date of experience: March 2020
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