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Address: Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 82618324
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Wonderful Wonderful Orangutans!

This is a fabulous place to see 'semi-wild' orangutans. My partner and I had spent 6 days in Sabah trying to find Orangutans in the wild (Kinabatangan River and Danum Valley) and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a fabulous place to see 'semi-wild' orangutans. My partner and I had spent 6 days in Sabah trying to find Orangutans in the wild (Kinabatangan River and Danum Valley) and had only spotted two from a distance. This sanctuary - established in 1975 - has taken in orphaned baby orangutans, most of whom has witnessed their mothers being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Приезжать надо к времени кормления: 9-10 утра и 15-16. Пройти по тропе сквозь джунгли и посмотреть как прыгают по лианам и грызут фрукты огромные орангутанги.Возможна парковка на территории. Можно фотографировать и снимать видео. Several really big wild orangutans. Сome for the morning feeding at 9 am or the afternoon feeding at 3 pm. You can make photos and video. Also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A unique place where you can have close look from little orang utan to more eldery (100+ years old) orang utan.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

It was amazing to see the Orang utans in the rainforest. If you go at feeding time (between 9 and 10 am) you will see them. One of the best experiences ever and for a low cost.

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Paihia, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Sometimes orangs are elusive, well they are wild and they can choose if they want to come to be fed, but both times we had mums, juveniles and babies. Not as close as you would see in a zoo, but a privilege to see in the wild

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Although we did not get to see Richie, our visit was great because we saw at least 10 other orangutans. The rangers kept us informed of the goings-on and made our visit more educational.

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Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We visited this reserve whilst participating in the Sail Malaysia Passage to the East Rally. Great location, with a wonderful opportunity to see rangers engaging with the resident orangutans. Ritchie, the Alpha Male, was certainly a BIG hit with the crowd!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The orangutans are amazing animals and hence its still worth your while to go and see them swing through treetops. BUT the place is very very crowded and people just cannot shut up. And some people bring small babbling children and babies, against the rangers advices. Mind that the Orangutans can get quite aggressive.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I went to Semenggoh twice to see the feeding of the semi wild orangutans. As this was not fruit season we where lucky to see several orangutans coming to the feeding platforms including mother with baby. Seeing the tree tops move in a distance and the orangutans appearing was really a wow feeling that brought tears to my eyes and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It was really good fun, great to see the Orangutans in their "natural" environment. They have two feeding platforms one in the immediate area that you walk into and another 200m into the rainforest. Sadly we saw more in the car park than we did in the forest!!

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Address: Address: Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 82618324
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching

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