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Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

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Jalan Sepilok, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spend almost two days here just watching the orangutans playing the the trees. We Saw baby orangutans and Big male orangutans. We Saw some building a nest and some in conflict with some monkeys. It was great to see the beautiful animals in free...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nina F
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had been waiting all my life to see an Orang Utan in real life and went to Borneo for this specific reason. The Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary / Rehabilitation center is a great effort to help conserve the ecosystem and help distressed Orangutans find their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SeshKomanduri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremely knowledgeable staff, beautiful creatures, we were very lucky to see so many on the day we went but as they are essentially wild and will not always come to the feeding platform there is a chance you may only see the youngsters in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karenthevn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the orangutan sanctuary with my girlfriend and it was amazing. We stayed at Sepilok jungle resort, which is the perfect location to reach the sanctuary, just a 5 min walk. Seeing the orangutans up close was unreal, we were walking towards one of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Josephjrich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been deeply disappointed since I saw what was sold in the cafe belonging to the center. I found all kind of products made of PALM OIL, wich makes no sense in a rehab center that appatently helps orangutans. And they struggled because of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank alexandra21g88
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre is a nice place to visit. You can take a flight from Kuala Lumpur direct to Sandakan and it's about 30mins drive to Sepilok. The place is very well maintain by the local authority with a very friendly rangers/staffs. They...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ShamY6
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say this was one of the best experiences in my life. Amazing to see these great creatures in real life scenarios. Highly recommended xxx

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ekkkk
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Really great to see the orangutangs playing and feeding, especially the babies in the outdoor nursery who were very entertaining and charming. We were a bit disappointed at the staff attitude - it felt like a bit of a conveyor belt just getting people in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Borneosingapore
Reviewed November 20, 2018

We visited the Sanctuary as a family member is volunteering there, we visited the Sanctuary over a 4 day period twice per day (8 visits in total). Tips: - Watch the Video and find out about the NGO work that's being done to support the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank HeatherMegaMauriFan
Reviewed November 7, 2018

This could be a your lifetime moment. I have visited here twice, Oct 2017 alone and summer 2018 with my family including 8 year old. Two important things to know before you go is the feeding time. For first timer, I suggest to go to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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November 4, 2018|
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Response from 18gretek | Reviewed this property |
You can do different things at the sanctuary: forest walks on pathways (you'll meet orangutans on the pathways), watch feeding of semi wild orangutans on a feeding platform and watch babies playing from an indoor viewing... More
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September 2, 2018|
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Should be every day!
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August 13, 2018|
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Response from Adrian L | Reviewed this property |
The place provides lockers but in terms of luggage not so sure. Best to call the centre first to check. You can access the place by taxis or via the Grab App (will cost around RM20++ from town) Hope this helps :)