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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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Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Orangutans in the jungle

An endangered species in a safe place,as close to nature as possible. Although they are offered food,mostly the fend for themselves as nature intended. You have a good chance of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Lampang Province, Thailand
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Lampang Province, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

An endangered species in a safe place,as close to nature as possible. Although they are offered food,mostly the fend for themselves as nature intended. You have a good chance of seeing mothers and babies as they seem to be curious about us.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

As with all major tourist attractions, Semenggoh is extremely overcrowded and there seems to be no limit on the number of people allowed during each session (9-10 am and 3-4 pm). However, nothing can take away the experience of seeing Orangutans in their (semi) natural habitat. Obviously it's not guaranteed that you'll see them, but your ticket is valid all... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Not much to see except the Orang-utans. They come out during the feeding time everyday at 9am and 3pm. U can also see some crocodiles around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately the walking trails are closed which really limits what can be done in the area apart from waiting for feeding time. The park opens from 8-11 mornings and 2-4 in the afternoon with feeding time of 9am and 3pm. It is a slight lottery that you will see the Orangutans, thankfully we did and it was incredible to see... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

I went with a small group of 5 adults and was of the understanding that they limited the number of people visiting each day (morning and afternoon during feeding time). However when we arrived at te park and saw people coming off the public bus and the dozens of cars in the car park, I realised this was not the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Take a local bus from Kuching (number K6) - 3MR one way (April 2015) from central bus station near the City Mosque. A 45 minute journey. Obtain bus timetable from Tourist Information office at the nearby Court House. Entry 10MR pp.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

If you haven't seen Orangutans in the 'semi' wild before then you may enjoy this nature reserve, but for us when we compared it to the similiar reserve we visited in Sabbah some years back, it was left wanting in a quite a few areas. We took the 1 pm public bus from Kuching (cost 3 RM one way and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The walk to the viewing platform was lined with small smooth pebbles, with no handholds. This made it dangerous for the elderly visitors. Advise visitors to protect themselves with mosquito repellent in the reserve.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We had a fantastic afternoon viewing the orang utans that came out during feeding time. There was a scary moment when a huge male was agitated and the park rangers wanted us to move back. I highly recommend stopping here for a couple of hours.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We had excellent viewings of large male adult and several females too. The male eventually left the feeding platform and headed towards the visitors on his way to another part of the reserve. Well organised and not too busy, so we had a good view and it wasn't like a tourist conveyor belt. The information centre is well worth a... More 

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