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Semenggoh Nature Reserve

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Address: Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 82618324
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Amazing to see wild and semi-wild orangutans - a highlight of our visit to Malaysia! Definitely worth a visit!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom

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Joure, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Park is nice, we were unlucky to visit in the fruity season, so the orang utans didn't show themselves during feeding time. Park asks people to remain silent, we had a lot of children in our group whom found this very difficult, nor the parents or the park staff said anything about it. Probably not the main reason for the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing to see wild and semi-wild orangutans - a highlight of our visit to Malaysia! Definitely worth a visit!

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although close to town and on a relatively small area, the wild orangutans are rather elusive. The mornings are better than the nights but during the wet season there are no guarantees. The park is only open for two hours a day, once at 9am and once at 3pm, each for an hour. During the wet season the plentiful fruit... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you're in Kuching, you definitely want to come here. Semi-wild orangutans live here (27 of them I think) and they are fed twice daily (come in the morning, if you're extremely unlucky and none showed up, your ticket is still valid for the afternoon). There is, of course, no guarantee that any of them will come, but even in... More 

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Nottingham, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, this not really trekking into the jungle and seeing orang utangs in the wild but still it's a well managed nature reserve and the orang utangs are free to roam. So not a zoo scenario. We were lucky to see a mother and child at the morning feeding time. Great experience and gives you a better idea even though... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't get to see the orang-utans the afternoon we went but happy to spend money on the entrance fee just to give a little support for the incredible tireless work the staff at Semenggoh do. Keep up the good work team

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is essentially a conservancy where a dedicated area of forest is protected and cared for to ensure the protection of certain threatened and endangered species of plants and wildlife. The forests has limited assess to visitors who are only allowed to enter certain trails up to the orangutan feeding platform twice a day. The orangutans were introduced there... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to see 3 orangutans even though it is fruiting season. Definitely a worthwhile trip and it was great to see them out and about in the wild and not locked up in cages. Several companies run tours which I'm sure are good and convenient but if you want a much cheaper and DIY trip then take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since I visited Kuching for few days Semenggoh was high in the list to visit. Some half hour from city center one can have this glimpse of the jungle and face to face encounter with orangutans. I came on morning feeding hours (9:00 AM) and since available food in jungle is scare to some extent in this time of the... More 

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Roedding, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just as we were a out to give up, the semi wild orangutans showed up :-) 5 (1 baby). Must see. You can go there by bus.

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