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Orang Utan Sanctuary

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Sandakan, Malaysia
60 89 765200
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“feeding platform” (135 reviews)
“behind glass” (20 reviews)
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Sandakan, Malaysia
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"afternoon feeding"
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"feeding times"
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"their natural habitat"
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"kota kinabalu"
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Reviewed yesterday

This Sanctuary does help increasing the awareness of the Orang Utang's habitat, behaviour and need for their conservancy. We manage to see various moods (including that of being angry and upset with humans coming close to them) of this wonderful species.

Thank JayenShah
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. Of course you have to visit! Great work happening here. Check out feeding times. Go then for some beautiful memories.

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When we initially arrived at the feeding platform we were disappointed with the noise of the crowd although there were slient/quiet display signs around. Nonetheless we waited patiently and an orang utan arrived for feeding. It was quite interesting viewing the monkeys interacting as well....More

Thank Wong L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to this place as part of the Malaysian Nature Society Photogroup activity.It is located opposite the Sunbear rehabilitation centre. There are two parts of this exciting place. One is the enclosure seen from behind a glass enclosure where we saw a few young...More

Thank JamesKMTan
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is one of those places that is worth a day of travel to reach and experience. The work that the sanctuary is doing to nurse the young and take care of older Oran gut and with the goal of releasing them should be supported....More

Thank peter g
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Traveled all the way to Borneo to go and see Orangutans but did not want to risk not seeing them in the wild so we went to the sanctuary first. The installations were great and we really enjoyed the visit. Definitely worth the visit! Adorable.

Thank alita01217
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic! We stayed in Sepilok for 4 days and spent a full day and also did an optional night tour at the centre. In the morning we did not sight any orangutans. By the afternoon there were about 10 - 15 and they were amazing....More

Thank binvinnie
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This sanctuary's fame; of course, preceeds itself. In event of such notoriety there is always a small element of coming away with disappointment when one makes their visit to such venues. The latter could be because of high expectations or it being over rated by...More

Thank klmal61
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the visit here, the staff and volunteers were lovely and the orangutans were a wonder. You must visit the nursery, we sat,giggled and watched in amazement for hours. Feeding times for morning and afternoon feeds seemed to attract the orangutans equally when...More

Thank rachellouiset1995
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A brilliant experience not to be missed when in Borneo. You get to see the Orang utans at the rehabilitation nursery and after a walk on the board walk through the jungle you might see them at one of the feeding tables.

Thank Datchet
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WendyA1957
5 April 2018|
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Response from Stephen L | Reviewed this property |
As said earlier it's 6-8 hours by road. Flying is the quicker option, but the scenery by road past Mt K.Kinabalu is fantastic. Afternoon OU feeding is definitely quieter, morning has all the day trippers. Kindergarten has... More
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Martitarub_13
1 April 2018|
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Response from Kerry553 | Reviewed this property |
We were there last week and arranged a taxi from recommendation on t.a he was fantastic. picked us up at airport at around 7am and dropped us back at 5pm. We saw alot . if u want his number I can send it thru.
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Raymond689
23 February 2017|
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Response from theunseencolors | Reviewed this property |
Yep, regular hours on Sunday. Taken from the official Sabah Tourism Board website: "Security Gate: Daily from 8.00am till 5.00pm Reception & Ticketing Counter: Daily from 9.00am till 11.00am and 2.00pm till 3.30pm... More
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