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Address: Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 82-618 325
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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$67.00*
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Half-Day Semenggoh Orangutan Centre Tour from Kuching
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$32.00*
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Semenggok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre Tour from Kuching
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$205.00*
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Private Tour: Kuching Sightseeing Tour and Overnight Village Homestay

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So worth a visit. Please remember this is not a zoo but natural, the orangutans are wild so respect is needed. It's not guaranteed you will see them but so amazing when you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
ANNIELOUISE01
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Make no mistake, the Orang Utan here is wild and not tamed. The forestry department will prepare food and they will show up from forest to consume it. There is no guarantee that the orang Utan will show up though. If you are lucky, you can see the biggest and the alpha male orang Utan named Ritchie.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So worth a visit. Please remember this is not a zoo but natural, the orangutans are wild so respect is needed. It's not guaranteed you will see them but so amazing when you do. The great work that is being done to protect this beautiful creatures is wonderful. Why not adopt one for a year for just RM 200 for... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Felt like a tourist trap. Should not have gone here on a sunday in fruit season: a bunch of families with noisy kids and no Orang Utang hungry enough to show up. Waste of time and money. Poor and shabby infrastructures too!

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there in the morning and felt very fortunate to see 2 orangutans. Great place!!! Don't miss it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the visit. Managed to see four Orangutans, the adults and one baby. Feeding time 9 to 10. I used Uber to get there and a public bus to get back to Kuching. Entry MYR10 so great value.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place with our family. It was good experience. There so many orangutangs. But you should be careful because sometimes they want to go too close. We had an accident when one big orangutang came to shop and we had to run. The stuff was warning us and helped to escape. Only one member of stuff was made... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely Brilliant we had already been to the other orangutang reserve in Borneo and this one is smaller but was so much better, we saw about 6/7 females some with their baby's, and we where lucky enough to see the dominant male Ritchie. Guides where happy to answer all questions and made you feel safe 100% recommend if your in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived here in the late afternoon, just before the 3pm feeding. Excellent opportunity to see semi-wild orang utangs, but the trails in the rest of the park are a bit neglected.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great visit here, the park rangers take you to one of the feeding stations once they have confirmation of an Orangutan nearby. Got to see a mother with 4 month old and then another mother with a month old baby. There was another Orangutan nearby as you could see the trees moving but it did not come into view. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we were lucky to see a young baby on our visit (3 - 4 weeks old). interesting intro tak by the ranger before we went to the viewing 3latform where there were alreayd several orangs feeding

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