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Semenggoh Nature Reserve

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Address: Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 82618325
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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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I work for a conservation park so I'm always a bit nervous when I visit nature reserves that I won't agree with how it's run but Semenggoh are definitely all about the Orangutans... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I work for a conservation park so I'm always a bit nervous when I visit nature reserves that I won't agree with how it's run but Semenggoh are definitely all about the Orangutans! I liked the briefing before letting the public enter, informing them all about the conservation work. It's also left up to the Orangs whether or not they... More 

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Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was our main reason for coming to Borneo to see Orangutans. We were advised that there is absolutely no guarantee that we would see them as they are learning to look after themselves and may not appear for feeding time. Note that the tickets price is for the day so you can go back later in the day of... More 

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Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

At first I couldn't give it 5 stars because the orangutangs didn't come out because it was raining. Then I realised that this makes it great because they are not dependent on humans and aren't forced to be on display. I took an tour there (not cheap), but planned to go back in the afternoon (you can't hang around). Sadly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Rather than taking a tour we made our own way there - we took uber (only been running in Kuching for a few weeks) which cost about 25MYR. We got there for 8am and bought our ticket from the main desk 10MYR each which is a bargain. The tours will drive you up to the main orangutang feeding area, as... More 

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

We spent the day in Ku Cheng as we'd arranged to meet a tour guide to escort us to Semenggoh Park. It was worth having the guide Lin who was excellent. We were picked up at 1.30 from the Hotel Ranni and given a tour around the city which was very interesting. Before we arrived at the park Lin told... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well, orangutans were our main motivation to go to Borneo, Sarawak. Once we have checked in, we were looking straight forward to this trip. It was amazing, even we were not very lucky to see them all, or most of them, the rules were very strict, but it was all about our safety and orangutans safety too. They are totaly... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Semenggoh isnt any Sepilok but it is cheap and easy to get to. Although not gauranteed to see Orang Utan, you would be unlucky not to! I have been here twice and seen Orang Utans both times. The cheapest way to get there is to walk to the Sarawark Transport bus station and get the K6 bus. It leaves on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Orangutangs are semi-wild and "well kept". They live in freedom and come to eat if they want. No forcing or animal abuse here. Very good place and easy to reach from Kuching. Definately worth the 10 Myr.

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Thank Maiju P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park is very nice. Just 40min by scooter from Kuching. Rangers are really friendly. As them for some info about the animals. We saw one young and the oldest orangutan. It was really amazing and we did enjoy it. Just sit down there and relax while watching.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've just returned from the most incredible morning visit to Semenggoh Orangutan Wildlife Centre. We saw 8 orangutans - including the a 3 year old with their mother and a 3 day year old with their mother, we were so lucky!!! Such a special trip that we'll always remember, absolutely beautiful!

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