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Semenggoh Nature Reserve

Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
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Ranked #3 of 35 Attractions in Kuching
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

It's a reasonably long haul out to Semenggoh from Kuching and fundamentally not much else to do once you've seen some orangutangs. Unlike Sepilok where you can have a good wander and stay a while, at Semenggoh you're in at 9am and they boot you out as soon as possible but no later than 10am. You can come back on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Go for feeding time (9-10am and 3-4pm), because there's almost nothing else to do here (they have a gallery, which was closed, and three crocodiles in dirty, insufficient-sized enclosures that we were told are due to be enlarged. The cafe is closed (being refurbished?). All the trails are closed, apparently because of danger to visitors of being attacked by orangutan.... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

What an awesome place! Feeding time is 10 in the morning, and 3 in the afternoon. You are not guaranteed to see these beautiful animals but after quite a wait, a half hour, 2 did come out! The public bus gets you there but the last bus stops at 4pm, so a girl there missed the orangutans as she had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We heard/read from reviews that it is not that to spot them . But we were very lucky , we saw 8 of them. It was awesome sight. They swinging from the trees and it was nice to see orangs in natural habitat. We just loved the place. Our guide from Bako arranged to take us there and it was... More

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Biot, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We were lucky as you don't always get the chance to see the orangutans; but we saw about 4 or 5! Didn't meet "Richie" the big'un though!

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A must visit place in Kuching especially for those who love nature and animals!Situated in a well managed jungle, Semenggoh is famous for its rehabilitation center for orangutans. It is a great place to visit with your family, friends or even as a group tour. You can gain some knowledge about the orangutans as well as enjoy watching them swinging... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Semenggoh is famous for its wild and rehabilitated orangutans. It's not like a typical park that you can walk through. It's a well monitored jungle with specific feeding times (9AM and 3PM) in which you have a chance to see the orangutans swing down from the treetops and snack on some fruit from the park rangers. And it really is... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Great setting, excellent day out. Unfortunately we didn't see orangutans, because the fruit season had been very rich and the creatures found food in the jungle. On another note, the locals were happy, as it showed that "the project is working", as they were saying.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Well worth a visit to see these magnificent creatures swinging in the trees. From Kuching the tour operators arrange transport.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We reached the center just on time to catch the morning feeding time. Waited for approximately 1 hour. Slowly one by one, of 6 orang utans appeared. We have great fun watching them feeding especially when a mother came with its baby to the feeding platform. One of the adult orang utan came very close (less than 3 meters) to... More

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