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Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre

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Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre

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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
The conservatory is a nice place to learn and observe the sun bears. It is easily accessible and offers several views to the area where the bears live. The founder seems very passionate about the place and we were able to talk with him in the park. Also the guides are very knowledgeable about the bears and it was a real pleasure to listen to their stories.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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AndyandJackie wrote a review Jun 2020
Waterlooville, United Kingdom153 contributions89 helpful votes
Thoroughly enjoyed our few hours here and we were luckily enough to see the sunbear climb a tree and build its nest for an afternoon nap! This was all about 20 metres from the viewing platform. An excellent experience. A relaxing time, but don't think this is a zoo and easy to see the bears, it can be difficult but just take time and enjoy.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Pety_Stg wrote a review Apr 2020
Sitges, Spain204 contributions24 helpful votes
Is this really the only way to protect the wildlife in Asia? If yes, then urgent actions are requiered. For me it was worse than a zoo. The animals should be in the jungle. Protect the jungles instead.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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ted wrote a review Mar 2020
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good opportunity to see these small bears in a natural environment climbing trees and foraging for food.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Garry G wrote a review Mar 2020
Dinnington, United Kingdom49 contributions29 helpful votes
The sun bear sanctuary is very good. They had 13 bears at the time of our visit. Due to the heat they were quite hard to see but eventually we saw 8/13 and they really seemed to be enjoying themselves. Well worth a visit.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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