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Review of The Great Orangutan Project

The Great Orangutan Project
Matang Wildlife Centre | Kubah, Kuching 9320, Malaysia
+60 2088854987
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Ranked #2 of 35 Attractions in Kuching
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Owner description: This 2 or 4 week multi award-winning orang-utan volunteer project, based in the Matang Wildlife Centre, focusses on the conservation and protection of Borneo's most fascinating and enchanting species - the orang-utan. Please Note: This page is solely in reference to the 2 or 4 week orang-utan volunteer project offered by The Great Projects
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“Great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Very nice place to see alive Orangutan and see how they tare taken care off, great staff working with these animals.

Visited September 2013
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Adsjs, Manager at The Great Orangutan Project, responded to this review, August 19, 2014
Hi PeterSilvainMooij,

Thank you so much for your kind review - we are glad that you had a great visit!

We hope to see you again soon.

Warm Regards,
The Great Projects Team.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

loved our visit there , a great project to protect these cute animals and give them natural surroundings , well done , worth the visit

Visited June 2014
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Adsjs, Manager at The Great Orangutan Project, responded to this review, August 4, 2014
Hi Cecile,

Thank you so much for your kind review - orangutans really are fantastic animals aren't they?

We hope to see you again soon.

Warm Regards,
The Great Projects Team.
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“Hot n Humid...but enjoyable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were fortunate to see orangutans on the day we went.....given that some parents dont know how to control their children. It was lovely to see the environment they have created for these beautiful creatures to live. Please listen to rangers advice if you go.

Visited June 2014
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Adsjs, Manager at The Great Orangutan Project, responded to this review, July 28, 2014
Hi Thomasco2014,

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review.

We are glad that you managed to see the orangutans - they are incredible animals aren't they?

This page is actually for 'The Great Orangutan Project' - a 2+ week volunteer project based at the 'Matang Wildlife Centre' just outside of Kuching, where volunteers work alongside orangutans helping in the creation of enrichment and general all round husbandry.

If you are passionate about orangutan conservation and would like to join this project in the future, then please don't hesitate to get in touch!

Warm Regards.
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“Excellent insight into Orangutans!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Brilliant park that helps you understand the nature and nurture of Orangutans. You cannot guarantee a sighting of The Nan Of The Jungle but guides and information centre are great.

Visited June 2014
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Adsjs, Manager at The Great Orangutan Project, responded to this review, July 28, 2014
Hi MelizAu07,

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review - we really appreciate it!

We are glad that you appreciated the guides and the information provided - all the facilitators and project staff are completely dedicated to the conservation of these majestic apes.

If you would like to join 'The Great Orangutan Project', a 2+ week project where volunteers create enrichment for these beautiful animals, then please don't hesitate to get in contact with us!

Warm Regards.
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“Loved and hope these project flourishes!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Keep up the great work in conservation! Went to the Semmangong one. Glad that it's so overwhelming that Matang Wildlife is hosting it too. May more wildlifes be set up and more orang utan to dwell in a safe haven. May forests be protected and more people educated about ecotourism!

Visited June 2014
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Adsjs, Manager at The Great Orangutan Project, responded to this review, July 28, 2014
Hi HansGideon_Lin,

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review.

We are glad that you had an excellent time seeing the orangutans, and we are sure that you saw how dedicated project staff and volunteers are to the conservation of these endangered apes.

We hope you visit 'Matang Wildlife Centre' soon, and if you would like to join 'The Great Orangutan Project', a 2+ week volunteer programme working alongside these magnificent apes, please don't hesitate to get in contact with us.

Warm Regards.
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